Sunday TV Picks: 'The Great Escape' on TNT and 'Masterpiece Mystery!' on PBS
TV picks for Sunday, July 8, 2012, include the new reality show "The Great Escape," "Xtreme Waterparks" and Inspector Lewis on "Masterpiece Mystery!"
Tonight in Prime Time
'The Great Escape'
From the producers of "The Amazing Race" comes this new reality competition. Each week three new pairs of players are taken to a secret location where they face all sorts of obstacles and challenges (and dramatic lighting and pulse pounding music) as they try to ... well ... . 10 p.m. Sunday on TNT (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Sunday
"MLB Baseball," 1 p.m. (ROOT): Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics (Live).
"Xtreme Waterparks," 8 p.m. (Travel): World's largest, indoor, near-vertical looping slide; 65 mph slide in Brazil; the world's only indoor bungee jump into water.
"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition," 9 p.m. (ABC): Ashley, a cosmetology student from California, tries to lose half of her 323 pounds by her 21st birthday.
"Masterpiece Mystery!," 9 p.m. (KCTS): "Inspector Lewis, Series V: The Soul of Genius" — Lewis and Hathaway try to determine what happened to an English professor whose body is found ritually buried.
"Army Wives," 10 p.m. (Lifetime): Claudia Joy helps retired veterans with their legal troubles; Roxy worries about Cody; Trevor urges Hector to see a marriage counselor; Charlie breaks the news of the engagement to Nicole's mother; Kevin decides to leave Frank's brigade behind.
"Talking Dead," 9 p.m. (AMC): A preview of season three; cast interviews; set tour; show news.
The New York Times