Sunday TV Picks: 'The Dust Bowl' on KCTS
TV picks for Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, include "The Dust Bowl" on KCTS; "The American Music Awards" on ABC; and "Oprah's Favorite Things: 2012" on OWN.
Tonight in Prime Time
'The Dust Bowl'
Filmmaker Ken Burns ("The Civil War," "Baseball," "Prohibition") is back with a new two-part, four-hour miniseries about the great ecological disaster that struck America in the 1930s. Part one looks at the wheat boom of the "Great Plow-Up," followed by a decadelong drought. 8 p.m. Sunday on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff
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Also on Sunday
"MLS Soccer," 6 p.m. (ESPN): Western Conference, Final Leg 2: Los Angeles Galaxy at Seattle Sounders FC (Live).
"The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards," 8 p.m. (ABC): Musical acts are honored at the annual ceremony; scheduled performers include Carrie Underwood, Pink, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Linkin Park, Christina Aguilera, Ke$ha, No Doubt and Usher.
"The Simpsons," 8 p.m. (Fox): Homer learns his bowling buddy does accounting for the mob; Lisa starts eating insects after she passes out while playing her saxophone.
"Oprah's Favorite Things: 2012," 8 p.m. (OWN): Military wives are awarded; Oprah reveals her must-haves for the holiday season.
"The Good Wife," 9 p.m. (CBS): Will thinks a judge is biased against his client; Grace is affected by a classmate's death and falls for a questionable guy; Zach tries to help Peter's campaign; Kalinda is suspicious of Nick.
"The Walking Dead," 9 p.m. (AMC): Michonne makes a decision about Woodbury; Glenn and Maggie go on a run; Rick struggles.
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