Originally published Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 5:31 AM

Sunday TV Picks: AMC's new 'Hell on Wheels'

TV picks for Sunday, Nov. 6, include AMC's "Hell on Wheels" and "The Amazing Race."

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'Hell on Wheels'

What does AMC have up its sleeve for a new prime-time series? First there was the world of early 1960s advertising, then a New Mexico teacher turned drug lord, then zombies. Now we're given a western set in post-Civil War America that focuses on a Confederate soldier (Anson Mount) bent on revenge. You've got to at least give it a try. Series premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday on AMC (

Doug Knoop,

Seattle Times staff

Also on Sunday

"TeenNick HALO Awards," 8 p.m. (Nickelodeon): Five ordinary teens receive recognition for doing extraordinary things; featuring David Beckham, Jessica Biel, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Jason Derulo.

"The Amazing Race," 8 p.m. (CBS): A puzzling roadblock in Malawi delays a team; contestants consider sabotaging other racers.

"America in Primetime," 8 p.m. (KCTS): "Man of the House": The man of the house evolves from being the man in control in family sitcoms of the 1950s to a more-conflicted figure in modern series.

"Susan Boyle: An Unlikely Superstar," 8 p.m. (TLC): How Susan Boyle has been coping with her new life as an international star.

"Allen Gregory," 8:30 p.m. (Fox): Allen makes Principal Gottlieb the subject of a sex-tape scandal; Jeremy and Richard try to help Julie look cool.

"John Sandford's Certain Prey" (2011), 9 p.m. (USA): A lawman investigates murders, while an assassin runs amok. Based on a novel by John Sandford.

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