Sunday evening may be the most anticipated night of television of all time. The marquee event is the series finale of "Breaking Bad," but in what must be a boon for DVRs, a number of other networks have stacked their best programming to compete with show. What to watch? What to record? Here's a guide:
"Amazing Race," CBS, 8 p.m. (season premiere)
It didn't win the Emmy this year, but the race-around-the-world reality competition show is still going strong.
Watch live: if you enjoy watching couples quarrel about the best way to scale a mountain in some exotic locale.
DVR: if you would rather watch football, but want to save it for later.
Skip: if you can't figure out why this show is still on the air.
NFL: Patriots vs. Falcons, NBC, 8:30 p.m.
The 3-0 Patriots face off with the 1-2 Falcons in the Georgia Dome.
Watch live: if you live in Boston or Atlanta, or if you have strong feelings for Tom Brady.
DVR: Who DVRs sports?
Skip: if you are getting nervous just thinking about all the other great programming on Sunday.
"Breaking Bad" (Series Finale), AMC, 9 p.m.
"Breaking Bad" goes out on a high note, having just won the Emmy for outstanding drama.
Watch live: if you watch this show, you are going to watch this live. End of story.
DVR: Seriously. Twitter and Facebook are going to explode on Sunday. You have to watch this live.
Skip: if you have opted not to watch the best show of the last decade.
"Homeland" (Season Premiere) Showtime, 9 p.m.
After a choppy second season, this year's premiere is racking up rave reviews.
Watch live: if you don't watch "Breaking Bad."
DVR: if you are watching "Breaking Bad."
Skip: if you gave up on this show the moment Dana Brody and the vice president's son ran over a poor person in his Beamer.
"The Good Wife" (Season Premiere), CBS, 9 p.m.
The underrated legal drama is back for a fifth season.
Watch live: if you can't afford premium cable.
DVR: if you like the "Good Wife" (and you should!) but you just don't love it the way you love "Breaking Bad" and "Homeland."
Skip: if you're a premium cable snob.
"Eastbound and Down" (Season Premiere) HBO, 10 p.m.
Kenny Powers returns for one last inning in the bawdy comedy's final season.
Watch live: if you need to laugh to get yourself out of the dark place the "Breaking Bad" finale has put you in.
DVR: if after "Breaking Bad," you don't think you'll ever be able to laugh again, or at least not tonight.
Skip: if profanity, raunchy humor and Lindsay Lohan cameos aren't really your thing.
"Masters of Sex" (Series Premiere), Showtime, 10 p.m.
About William Master's and Virginia Johnson's groundbreaking study of human sexuality in the 1950s, this show was voted the best new series by the Television Critics Association.
Watch live: if you are looking for a new, sharp, well-costumed drama to add to your rotation.
DVR: if you need to catch up on "Homeland" after watching "Breaking Bad."
Skip: if all this fantastic TV just has you exhausted.