As many know, Game of Thrones (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO) is based on author George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series. But what happens when the show’s progression surpasses that of the source material?
Like a film femme fatale from that era, Mad Men
lured audiences in with the idealistic beauty of men and women who
dressed up every day to go out into a picturesque world that seemed so
different from ours — something perfectly embodied by the impossibly
handsome and charming Don Draper and the advertising industry in
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (8
p.m. Sunday, HBO), based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence
Wright, looks to dispel rumors and drop some serious information about
Scientology on the masses.
TV network A&E must really like
Cincinnati: There’s a show about Nick and Drew Lachey’s sports bar
venture in the works; numerous local police have been featured on The First 48; and who could forget Rowhouse Showdown?
Before “supermodel of the world” RuPaul
debuted her reality drag competition show in 2009, she said, “To be a
winner on this show the contestants need to be a fashion designer, an American Idol and
a top model all rolled up into one.
After seven seasons celebrating local
government, breakfast foods and Mouse Rat, it’s time to bid farewell to
Leslie Knope and all the residents of Pawnee as Parks and Recreation (8 p.m. Tuesday, NBC) comes to a close this week with a one-hour series finale.
With Lena Dunham’s omnipresence in the media between the build-up for and release of her book Not That Kind of Girl and her controversial Tweet/hair color/relationship du jour, it’s easy to forget we’re due for a new season of Girls (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, HBO).