Also a recap of the first season of the Masterpiece drama, along with season-two premieres of “Divorce” and “Crashing.”
“Victoria on Masterpiece”
Historical-drama season-two premiere; the first season of Masterpiece’s “Victoria” had more than 16 million viewers, making it second only to “Downton Abbey” on PBS. A third season of the dramatized saga of Queen Victoria’s life has already been announced. Jenna Coleman returns as the young 19th-century queen who continues to clash with her manipulative mother and a reform-minded prime minister; in this episode, new mother Victoria is impatient to return to the business of ruling a nation, while Albert attempts to protect her from bad news about Afghanistan; and Albert’s friendship with Ada Lovelace, daughter of famous poet Lord Byron, threatens Victoria’s health; 9 p.m. Sunday on KCTS.
Also on Sunday
“Victoria Returns,” 5:30 p.m. (KCTS): A recap of the first season of “Victoria” and a preview of season two, including interviews with writer Daisy Goodwin and executive producer Rebecca Eaton.
“Divorce,” 7 p.m. (HBO): Season-two premiere; after signing divorce papers, Robert looks for work and a new living situation, while Frances battles insomnia and her newly complex relationship with her children; also at 8, 9, 10 and 11 p.m.
“Crashing,” 7:30 p.m. (HBO): Season-two premiere; Pete has a chance encounter with famed magician Penn Jillette, who shakes his faith and inspires him to try living with abandon for one night; also at 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 p.m.
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“America’s Funniest Home Videos,” 8 p.m. (KOMO): Crazy antics of cats and other pets.
“Wisdom of the Crowd,” 8 p.m. (KIRO): Season-one finale; Cavanaugh investigates the murder of a top Sophe user; Alex attends the release hearing for the man convicted of killing Mia.
“Family Guy,” 9 p.m. (FOX): Series’ 300th episode; Stewie and Brian get into a friendship-ending fight after Brian mauls Stewie’s beloved toy; Peter refuses to wash his hand after meeting his favorite breakfast-cereal mascot.
“NCIS: Los Angeles,” 9 p.m. (KIRO): Hetty is being tortured by her captors in Vietnam; Eric and Nell find a clue to her whereabouts; the team organizes a rescue mission.
“The Last Man on Earth,” 9:30 p.m. (FOX): An SNL cast reunion; Fred (guest star Fred Armisen) meets Tandy (Will Forte) and the other surviving humans.
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