Sunday TV Picks: ‘Foyle’s War’ and ‘Breaking Bad’
TV picks for Sunday, Sept. 15, include “Foyle’s War” on KCTS, “Breaking Bad” on AMC and “The Great Food Truck Race” on Food Network.
Tonight in Prime Time
“Foyle’s War” returns for its seventh season — Michael Kitchen is superb as the smart, war-weary, conflicted British police captain Christopher Foyle. World War II is over, and Foyle has been drafted (coerced) into working for the British Secret Service. At 9 p.m. Sunday on KCTS (seattletimes.com/tvlistings ), or you can stream it the next day on Acorn TV (acornonline.com ).
Mary Ann Gwinn, Seattle Times book editor
Also on Sunday
“NFL Football,” 5:20 p.m. (NBC): Colin Kaepernick leads the 49ers into Seattle to take on Russell Wilson and the Seahawks in an early-season clash of NFC West contenders. From CenturyLink Field in Seattle.
“Copper,” 7 p.m. (BBC America): The nation is in shock over the assassination of Lincoln; Corcoran tries to evade retaliation from Eustace; Eva’s freedom hangs in the balance.
“The 2014 Miss America Competition,” 9 p.m. (ABC): Young women from all over the country vie for the crown; Chris Harrison and Lara Spencer host.
“The Great Food Truck Race,” 9 p.m. (Food): The teams create menu items that must be served on a stick; Spam is the featured ingredient.
“Breaking Bad,” 9 p.m. (AMC): Everyone tries to cope during vastly changed circumstances.
“The Farmer’s Wife” (1928), 9 p.m. (TCM): A widowed British farmer enlists his housekeeper’s help to find a wife. Silent.
Call To Readers/TV Poll
The fall TV season will soon be under way. Tell us which new and returning shows you’re most excited to see by going to seattletimes.com/entertainment . We’ll tally the responses and report on our readers’ picks in the Sept. 22 edition of NW Arts & Life.
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