The love doctor
In "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne" the "Downton Abbey" creator steps back even further in time for a faithful interpretation of Anthony Trollope's novel about a Victorian age in which money can indeed buy you love. The miniseries may not convince you to check out the author's vast catalog, but it should boost tourism in Buckinghamshire, England, the rolling countryside that serves as the picture-perfect set. For a in-depth review, see Sunday's Variety section.
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Like a prayer
Madonna's tribute to Prince promises to be the emotional highlight of the "2016 Billboard Music Awards," hosted by Ludacris and Ciara. The eclectic list of performers includes Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, the Go-Gos and a duet from sweethearts Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton. Viewers will also get a chance to see the world premiere of Adele's new video.
7 p.m. Sunday, KSTP, Ch. 5
Run through the jungle
A hard-nosed detective joins a man in a search for his son in the unlawful jungles of Costa Rica. What sounds like every other Chuck Norris movie of the 1980s is the basis for the real-life docuseries "Missing Dial." What initially seems like a film crew exploiting a family in their time of grief slowly becomes a revealing true-life mystery that's as deep and complex as the rain forest itself.
9 p.m. Sunday, National Geographic Channel
What about Bob?
"Bob's Burgers," which often strives for attention bestowed on its neighbors, "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy," closes out its sixth season with our patty-flipping hero getting locked in the latrine just as a magazine writer heads to the diner. That the writers can click with a musical number about being glued to the toilet helps explain why the animated series is celebrating its 100th episode.
8:30 p.m. Sunday, KMSP, Ch. 9