Also on Sunday: Comedy Awards, ‘Race’ Finale

One of the good things about “The Comedy Awards” (Comedy Central, 9 p.m.) is that even its organizers joke that it’s unnecessary addition to the march of trophy-giving shows on TV. The winners seem to have been tipped off beforehand of their honor, giving them time to come up with good bits to work out during acceptance speeches.

Best of all, it’s full of people who you love to watch on TV: Jon Stewart, of course, but also the casts of “Parks and Recreation” and “Bridesmaids,” as well as Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Don Rickles, you name it – making it one of the most entertaining awards shows of all, nevermind its lack of importance.

It comes after the TV debut of a web delight, Zach Galifianakis’ version of a talk show “Between Two Ferns” (Comedy Central, 8:30 p.m.). His interview subjects: Tina Fey, Jon Stewart and Richard Branson.

May brings with it the dozens of season finales, two of which occur tonight. We’ve hardly gotten to now “GCB” (ABC, 10 p.m.) and now the spirited show is saying goodbye for now (“Bye” may be what the B stands for).

Bigger is the two hour finale of “The Amazing Race” (CBS, 8 p.m.), which has had a good season in having a couple of bona fide villains – Brandon and Rachel from “Big Brother” including the crybaby redhead who wouldn’t shave her head for the chance of finishing first in the leg – the $10,000 prize and jump toward the final $1 million may have offset her frets that her extensions had cost her $500. Arguing nearly as much, but having much more to show for it – a near-record six first place finishes – are Rachel and Dave. A third couple, Vanessa and Ralph are just barely hanging in there, as are former leaders Art & J.J., the border patrol agents who are clearly out of gas. Too bad the emotional favorites, Bopper and Mark, have been sent back to Kentucky. But that’s going to happen when you finish last for a third time.

Promos hint that there’s a technicality in the finale that may affect the crowning of a winner. A two hour finale can be exhausting, but it will be good to see somebody get the prize.

There’s a finale too on “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (ABC, 7 p.m.) which you may not have known is still on.

Sally begins therapy on “Mad Men” (AMC, 10 p.m.). Actually, I don’t have a clue what happens on the episode tonight because they tell you absolutely nothing about it beforehand. Does that increase viewing pleasure or simply frustrate previewers?

Bryan Cranston lends his voice on a new episode of “The Simpsons” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

There’s been a lot less rain this season on “The Killing” (AMC, 9 p.m.). Still pretty murky though. Discuss.

Cathy is trying to impress the couple whose baby she wants to adopt on a new “The Big C” (Showtime, 9:30 p.m.). Earlier, Bobby Canavale’s Dr. Cruz institutes an unpopular new dress code at the hospital on “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime, 9 p.m.), where Jackie has a tough time adjusting to living alone.

A daughter comes to visit on “Veep” (HBO, 10 p.m.) and is promptly ignored.

Teams present a print ad for a hair dryer on “Celebrity Apprentice” (NBC, 9 p.m.) the show that has beaten “The Pitch” at doing pretty much the same thing.

Alexander sends Cesare to the Sforza castle to demand allegiance on “The Borgias” (Showtime, 10 p.m.).

Daenerys Tangaryn is trying to get a little help for her siege by water on “Game of Thrones” (HBO, 9 p.m.) and if it takes being called Mother of Dragons, so be it.

I would think diaries are off limits in snooping on “Girls” (HBO, 10:30 p.m.) but kids these days!

There’s no crying in baseball: “A League of Their Own” (AMC, 7 p.m.). Or football: “The Blind Side” (ABC Family, 7 and 9 p.m.). Or talking about it: “Fight Club” (IFC, 8 p.m.).

If you only want to see one of the Avengers at a time: “Iron Man” (FX, 8 p.m.).

This was one of my favorite movies at the time, wonder how it holds up: “Harry and Tonto” (TCM, 8 p.m.).

Baseball today includes Yankees at Royals (TBS, 2 p.m.) and Phillies at Nationals (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

In the NBA playoffs, it’s Bulls at 76ers (ABC, 1 p.m.), Heat at Knicks (ABC, 3:30 p.m.), Hawks at Celtics (TNT, 7 p.m.) and Lakers at Nuggets (TNT, 9:30 p.m.).

In the Stanley Cup playoffs, it’s Blues at Kings (NBC, 3 p.m.) and Flyers at Devils (NBC Sports, 7:30 p.m.).

Sunday Talk

ABC: David Axelrod, Sen. John McCain. CBS: Newt Gingrich, Rep. Michele Bachmann, Sen. Chuck Schumer, Howard Dean. NBC: Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kelly Ayotte. CNN: Gingrich, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Rep. Mike Rogers, former Gov. Ted Stickland, former Rep. Tom Davis. Fox News: Sen. Marco Rubio.

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