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Originally published Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 5:32 AM

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Sunday TV Picks: Season finale of 'Sherlock' on KCTS

TV picks for Sunday, May 20, 2012, include the season finale of "Sherlock" on KCTS; "The 2012 Billboard Music Awards" on ABC; and "The Simpsons" on Fox.

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'Sherlock'

While you may still be recovering from last week's "Hounds of Baskerville" episode (I still get the shivers), you may need to gather yourself again for tonight's season finale, "The Reichenbach Fall." As with last year's final episode, there are superb cat-and-mouse mind games between Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Moriarty (Andrew Scott, so evil and so good), but events crescendo to an (almost) permanent conclusion. This is not passive television — you must watch and pay attention. Co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss definitely leave you wanting more. Hurry back, boys! 9 p.m. Sunday on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff

dknoop@seattletimes.com or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Sunday

"MLB Baseball," noon (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at Colorado Rockies (Live).

"The 2012 Billboard Music Awards," 8 p.m. (ABC): Festivities at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas recognize artists for the fan support they've garnered; musical performances include Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber, LMFAO and the Wanted; musician Stevie Wonder receives the 2012 Billboard Icon Award.

"The Simpsons," 8 p.m. (Fox): Lisa tries to make herself more popular by writing good things about herself on the school blog, but the plan backfires; Lisa helps Lady Gaga and learns the importance of being yourself.

"The Celebrity Apprentice," 9 p.m. (NBC): The two finalists must work together on a charity event featuring 10 celebrity performances; the winner is chosen.

"Game of Thrones," 9 p.m. (HBO): Theon holds down the fort; Arya calls in a debt; Robb is betrayed; Dany ignores Jorah's advice; Stannis and Davos approach their destination.

"Mad Men," 10 p.m. (AMC): Christmas wishes become reality; Harry helps a friend.

The New York Times


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