Sunday TV: ‘My Mother & Other Strangers’

EeMy_Mother_and_Other_StrangersThe newest Sunday night import for public television is “My Mother and Other Strangers” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings), set in Northern Ireland during World War II and the effect of a huge U.S. Army Air Force invading to establish an airfield. The five part series focuses on the effect on one family of five. Hattie Morahan and Owen McDonnell star.

Seems the wrong season to celebrate Christmas but here’s the third season of “Grantchester” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) doing just that. but there is still murder to investigate for the man of the collar and detective.

The new series “America’s War on Drugs” (History, 9 p.m.) looks at government involvement in drugs dating back to the Cold War and the CIA’s secret LSD experiments.

Kristen Chenoweth appears at the latest god on “American Gods” (Starz, 9 p.m.) just in time for th series’ first season finale.

Erlich flies the coop on “Silicon Valley” (HBO, 10 p.m.) in which the others are busted trying to hack Hooli-Con.

Selina’s book arrives on “Veep” (HBO, 10:30 p.m.).

“Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” (NBC, 7 p.m.) gives airtime to the odious conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

“The Naked Truth: Undocumented on Campus” (Fusion, 9 p.m.) looks at undocumented students whose futures are uncertain in the new administration.

A mysterious character joins “Fear the Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.). And there are two surprise guests on “Talking Dead” (AMC, 10 p.m.).

Cassie plans a surprise party on “Good Witch” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.).

A body appears on “Twin Peaks: The Return” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) and not just Dougie’s.

Desna’s dream salon is falling apart on “Claws” (TNT, 9 p.m.).

Kamari and Emily clash at a sushi dinner on “Invite Only Cabo” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

“The Real Housewives of Potomac” (Bravo, 8 p.m.) are still in Bermuda.

It’s Eva Longoria vs. George Lopez and Yvette Nicole Brown vs. Ashley Graham on “Celebrity Family Feud” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

“The $100,000 Pyramid” (ABC, 10 p.m.) pits “SNL” stars Bobby Moynihan vs. Sassier Zamata and N’Sync members Joey Fatone vs. Lance Bass.

The 10 remaining competitors divide into teams on “Food Network Star” (Food, 9 p.m.).

“Naked and Afraid XL” (Discovery, 10 p.m.) has a reunion.

A couple that features a Russian woman with rich tastes is profiled on “90 Day Fiance” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

There’s a Father’s Day theme to “Guy’s Grocery Games” (Food, 8 p.m.).

The Father’s Day lineup on Turner Classic Movies has “Edward, My Son” (6 a.m.), “Bonjour Tristesse” (8 a.m.), “He Ran All the Way” (10 a.m.), “Judge Hardy and Son” (noon), “The Reluctant Debutant” (1:45 p.m.), “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father” (3:30 p.m.), “Life with Father” (5:45 p.m.), “Father of the Bride” (8 p.m.), “Father’s Little Dividend” (10 p.m.) and “The First Auto” (midnight).

Later comes “Chungking Express” (TCM, 2 a.m.) and “Le Notti Bianche” (TCM, 4 a.m.).

Baseball includes Cubs at Pittsburgh (MLB, 1:30 p.m.) and Boston at Houston (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

Final rounds are played in golf’s U.S. Open (Fox, 11 a.m.).

WNBA action includes Dallas at Washington (NBA, 3 p.m.), Phoenix at Los Angeles (NBA, 5 p.m.) and San Antonio at Seattle (NBA, 7 p.m.).

Soccer has Mexico vs. Portugal (Fox Sports 1, 11 a.m.) and Chile vs. Cameroon (Fox Sports 2, 2 p.m.) in the FIFA Confederations Cup.

The 24 hour race of LeMans (Fox Sports 1, 1 a.m.) begins.

In the America’s Cup, it’s USA vs. New Zealand (NBC, 1 p.m.).

The College World Series has Texas A&M vs. Louisville (ESPN, 2 p.m.) and TCU vs. Florida (ESPN, 7 p.m.).

Sunday Talk

ABC: Newt Gingrich, Rep. Adam Schiff, former U.S. ambassador to NATO Douglas Lute. CBS: Sens. Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio, Jay Sekulow. NBC: Sens. Angus King and Rubio, Sekulow. CNN: Sanders, Rubio, Sekulow. Fox News: Amy Klobuchar, Rep. Rodney David, Sekulow.

 

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