On TV this Sunday: Fox celebrates 25 years of couch potatoes, Game of Thrones‘ Joffrey exacts punishment, Veep Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ White House party begins and more. In addition to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
7 pm Married… With Children and The Simpsons (Fox) | Leading into Fox’s 25th anniversary special, here are the pilot episodes of two of its biggest hits.
8 pm Fox’s 25th Anniversary Special (Fox) | Ryan Seacrest hosts this two-hour retrospective of the network’s quarter century on the air, featuring cast members from some of your favorite shows — including Beverly Hills, 90210, That ’70s Show, Ally McBeal, The X-Files and Married With Children!
9 pm Firelight (ABC) | In this TV-movie, Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as a counselor at a women’s correctional facility, helping them form an elite band of volunteers who battle forest fires, build hiking trails in remote areas and assist during natural disasters.
9 pm The Killing (AMC) | Sarah gets a mysterious message; Mitch befriends a runaway girl; Richmond questions his political future.
9 pm Game of Thrones (HBO) | Joffrey punishes Sansa for Robb’s victories; Catelyn entreats Stannis and Renly to forego their ambitions and unite against the Lannisters; Arya and Gendry’s lives rest in the hands of “The Mountain.”
9 pm Army Wives (Lifetime) | The tribe must organize a memorial service. Nicole negotiates a resolution to the conflict with the militia in Africa, but runs into trouble as they leave; Denise offers to help CJ who is dealing with a medical crisis.
10 pm Breakout Kings (A&E) | The team must stop an ex-Navy SEAL (Felicity‘s Dash Mihok) on a mission of vengeance against his former employers while attempting to discover the truth behind his paranoia.
10 pm Veep (HBO) | In this new comedy starring two-time Emmy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, United States Vice President Selina Meyer and her staff (including Arrested Development‘s Tony Hale and My Girl‘s Anna Chlumsky) find that the job is nothing like they expected and everything they were warned about. (Reminder, the Veep pilot will be available free online/On Demand starting tomorrow.)
10:30 pm Girls (HBO) | After Hannah reveals her Forrest Gump-induced AIDS phobia, Marnie meticulously plans a day at a women’s health clinic — and during that field trip, Shoshanna confesses a humiliating secret.