TV Picks for Sunday, Aug. 31: ‘Falling Skies,’ the MDA telethon and ‘The Strain’
Tonight in Prime Time
This summer sci-fi series, starring Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood and Will Patton, features some creepy-looking aliens and is set in the aftermath of an attack on Earth. It closes out its fourth season with a two-hour finale at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, on TNT (seattletimes.com/tvlistings).
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Also on Sunday
“MLB Baseball,” 1 p.m. (ROOT): Washington Nationals at Seattle Mariners (Live).
“Rachael vs. Guy Kids Cook-Off,” 8 p.m. (Food): The chefs make dishes featuring an ingredient they hate; creating a multicomponent entree using a sandwich as inspiration.
“2014 MDA Show of Strength Telethon,” 9 p.m. (ABC): The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s mission to raise funds and awareness helps children and adults who are affected by progressive and often-fatal muscle diseases; musical performers include American Authors, Aloe Blacc and Jason Derulo.
“Unforgettable,” 9 p.m. (CBS): Carrie doubts Homeland Security’s conclusion about a bombing investigation and secretly conducts her own inquiry.
“The Strain,” 10 p.m. (FX): Setrakian gains a new and unlikely disciple after discovering the potency of ultraviolet light against the strigoi; a quick trip to a Brooklyn convenience store turns into a deadly all-night siege.
“Masters of Sex,” 10 p.m. (Showtime): Johnson tries to treat a woman on her own; Libby is witness to a hate crime.
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