What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Mad Men’ Premiere, ‘Shameless’ Finale on Easter Sunday

The season premieres of Mad Men and Salem anchor Easter Sunday alongside the season finale of Shameless and the series premieres of American Odyssey and A.D.: The Bible Continues! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Easter Sunday 04/05/2015:


Black Girls Rock! 2015 – Black women and girls showcase their glamour, grit, grandeur and gravitas as they are honored among their peers. (BET)

60 Minutes – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; politician Gerry Adams; Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. (CBS)

Dateline NBC – A hidden camera investigation reveals issues that can arise in the world of private adoption.

8:00 PM ET

Call the Midwife – Barbara faces her most challenging case to date when she treats a first-time mother whose birth does not go according to plan. (PBS)

The Real Housewives of Atlanta (“From Zen to Sin”) – In the Philippines, the women visit Manila and a volcano, then they go on a shopping excursion followed by a pajama party; Phaedra and Kenya have an emotionally charged discussion; NeNe is overcome during a costume fitting in New York. (Bravo)

Madam Secretary (“Spartan Figures”) – As President Dalton and Elizabeth try to solve the Greek debt crisis, not everyone is satisfied with the agreement; Henry considers a job offer; Stevie reconnects with a childhood friend. (CBS)

Guy’s Grocery Games (“Chefs Take the High-Low Road”) – The chefs must make a hot sandwich using munchies from the market’s sample tables; making an international dish with five ingredients or fewer; the final challenge combines rack of lamb and pork rinds. (Food Network)

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All (“Part 1”) – Frank Sinatra becomes a superstar, faces a mid-career decline and has an epic comeback that includes an Oscar win. (HBO)

9:00 PM ET

The Good Wife (“Loser Edit”) – During a TV interview, Alicia is ambushed with questions regarding her leaked emails; an investigator looks into the evidence that was used to exonerate Cary. (CBS)

A.D. The Bible Continues [SERIES PREMIERE] (“The Tomb Is Open”) – High Priest Calaphas and Governor Pilate crucify Jesus. (NBC)

Masterpiece Classic (“Mr. Selfridge, Season 3: Episode 2”) – Harry attends a fateful auction; Henri has a flashback; Edwards’ book causes a crisis for Kitty. (PBS)

Shameless [SEASON FINALE] (“Love Songs (In the Key of Gallagher)”) – Fiona’s reunion with Gus is tempered by her feelings of love for Sean; Frank attempts to keep Bianca happy in Costa Rica. (Showtime)

Keeping Up With the Kardashians (“No Retreat”) – Rob is in crisis and the family intervenes, but when Rob refuses help, Kris is at the end of her rope; Khloé leads a Dash teambuilding retreat; Kim learns that getting pregnant again might not be in the cards. (Bravo)

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (“Charles Spencer, Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider & Erin from The Waltons”) – Charles Spencer on the legacy of his sister, Princess Diana; Dee Snider; actress Mary Elizabeth Mcdonough; the original Gerber baby. (OWN)

All-Star Academy (“The Blind Taste Test”) – Chef Robert Irvine steps in to fill the mentors’ shoes, coaching the home cooks as they are challenged to cook with canned meats; the mentors become the judges during a blind taste test.

Long Island Medium (“Coach Theresa”) – Theresa and Larry dine where they ate every day while dating, but their lunch is interrupted by a spirit; helping a woman let go of the anger she has about her brother’s death. (TLC)

9:30 PM ET

Black Girls Rock! Post Show – Exclusive guest interviews, celebrity appearances and a behind-the-scenes look at the awards show. (BET)

Long Island Medium (“Spirit Roll”) – The house where Theresa first saw spirit; surprising a firefighter with a reading; Theresa and Larry take a sushi class. (TLC)

What's On TV Tonight - 'Mad Men' Premiere, 'Shameless' Finale on Easter Sunday

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10:00 PM ET

Mad Men [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Severance”) – Don attempts to track down a friend; Joan tries to solve a problem with an account; an unlikely person sets up Peggy. (AMC)

Salem [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Cry Havoc”) – Salem’s leading witch, Mary Sibley, faces both foreign and domestic challenges to her authority. (WGN America)

Wolf Hall on Masterpiece [SERIES PREMIERE] – The rise of Thomas Cromwell in the Tudor court. (PBS)

American Odyssey [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Gone Elvis”) – Sgt. Odelle Ballard obtains files that prove a major U.S. corporation is secretly funding terrorists; litigator Pete Decker uncovers corruption in the private sphere; activist Harrison Walters suspects a government cover-up. (NBC)

Battle Creek (“Cereal Killer”) – An assassination attempt is made on the life of Battle Creek’s mayor (Patton Oswalt), requiring Russ and Milt to protect the unorthodox politician while seeking the person responsible. (CBS)

Fashion Queens – Fashion maven Bevy Smith and celebrity hairstylists Derek J and Miss Lawrence are an opinionated trio. In each episode of this half-hour show, the hosts cover all sorts of fashion-related topics, from high fashion to celebrity style and unusual outfits from around the world. (Bravo)

The Royals (“Sweet, Not Lasting”) – Prince Liam does his first PR tour as heir to the throne; Queen Helena forces Princess Eleanor to do a PR tour of London. (E!)

Cutthroat Kitchen (“Lamb-A Dama Ding Dong”) – Two chefs must make an egg salad sandwich on a picnic blanket they wear around their necks; one chef has to herd sheep while preparing a lamb dinner; carrot cake ingredients are harvested out of a carrot garden. (Food Network)

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles [SERIES PREMIERE] (“Acts of Borden”) – After being acquitted for the murders of her parents, Lizzie plans to restart her life; agent Charles Siringo is determined to find the truth; William Almy demands payment of a debt; the Borden sisters are blackmailed by their half-brother. (Lifetime)

Happyish (“Starring Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus and Alois Alzheimer”) – A 44-year-old man is pressured to rebrand himself when his agency hires young creative directors to evolve the company. (Showtime)

Who Do You Think You Are? (“Tony Goldwyn”) – Actor Tony Goldwyn researches his maternal ancestry and discovers a heritage of political activism along with a couple who proudly fought for abolition, women’s rights and westward expansion. (TLC)

11:00 PM ET

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – News, politics and current events. (HBO)

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