WATCH THIS: SUNDAY
Parts Unknown” (8 p.m., 11:15 p.m., CNN): Crack open a cold one and resign yourself to getting a lump in your throat as you watch the finale of the 12th and final season of this boundlessly entertaining travel series with Anthony Bourdain, the beloved host who died last June. The episode, “Lower East Side,” finds “Tony” taking a personal journey through what once was a bohemian New York neighborhood, sharing meals and conversation with singer-songwriters Richard Hell and Deborah Harry, and guitarist Chris Stein, the co-founder of Blondie. “Christmas in Love” (7 p.m., Hallmark): As his father prepares to retire, incoming CEO Nick Carlingson (Daniel Lissing, “When Calls the Heart”) has big plans for the family’s industrial bakery, which specializes in Kringle pastries during the Christmas season. Nick wants to modernize the company’s main bakery in rustic White Deer, Mo., which would mean layoffs. When his father insists that he visit that site, though, one of the bakers there, Ellie Hartman (Brooke D’Orsay, “Royal Pains”), tries to show him the bakery succeeds because of its employees.
“A Veteran’s Christmas” (8 p.m., HMM): Shortly after returning stateside from Afghanistan, where she was in charge of the Search & Rescue K-9 Unit, Capt. Grace Garland (Eloise Mumford) is driving to Cincinnati to start a new job when a mishap with her vehicle temporarily strands her in the picturesque small town of Rivers Crossing, where handsome local judge Joe Peterson (Sean Faris) is quick to extend a helping hand. Grace soon is smitten, but Joe’s personal situation proves to be complicated. Miriam McDonald, Amanda Lisman and Mary Long also star.
“Inside North Korea’s Dynasty” (8 p.m., 10 p.m., NGEO): This new documentary series, which premieres tonight with two back-to-back episodes, chronicles how Kim Il Sung — a low-profile guerrilla fighter who had been born in 1912 in North Korea’s capital city — rises to power, seizing complete control of his country and fashioning himself into a divinity in the eyes of his people. The opener, “Kingdom of the Kims,” examines Sung’s early days in power and the rise of anti-American sentiment in the years after the Korean War. Another episode follows.
“The Last Ship” (8 p.m., 9:02 p.m., TNT): Loosely based on a 1988 novel by William Brinkley, this action-drama series opened just after a global pandemic wiped out more than 80 percent of the world population, leaving the crew of the USS Nathan James to struggle with a long series of challenges as its commanders and crew sought to restore and maintain world order.
“You” (9 p.m., 12:01 a.m., Lifetime): This well-received thriller, a series adaptation of a novel by Caroline Kepnes, closes out its first season — with a sophomore season already on order — with a finale called “Bluebeard’s Castle,” which promises explosive revelations about some of Beck’s (Elizabeth Lail) deepest truths.
“Sally4Ever” (9:30 p.m., 11:05 p.m., HBO): Julia Davis — who also created the original British version of the current HBO comedy “Camping” — created, wrote, directed and executive produced every episode in Season 1 of this Britcom, wherein she also has a featured acting role. Catherine Shepherd (“Peep Show”) stars as marketing executive Sally, whose engagement to boring boyfriend David (Alex McQueen) is complicated when she meets the dazzling Emma (Davis), with whom she begins a same-sex affair. Soon, however, she discovers Emma is a complete nightmare.
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