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June 8, 2014

What to Watch on Sunday: Tony Awards, season enders for ‘Veep,’ ‘Cosmos’ and ‘Turn’

Hugh Jackman hosts the 68th Annual Tony Awards on CBS, and the “Veep” season comes to an end on HBO.

68th Annual Tony Awards (8pm, CBS) - Hug h Jackman hosts, with “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” leading all nominees with 10 ( Neil Patrick Harris’ “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” follows with eight). Expect performances from Harris, Alan Cumming, Sutton Foster, Fantasia, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Idina Menzel and Sting.

Miss USA (8pm, NBC) - In a perfect world, the Tony Awards would have no trouble soundly beating out its NBC competition. But we get the world we deserve, and this show has women in swimsuits.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (9pm, Fox) - The first season concludes with a profile of Swiss astronomer Fritz Zwicky, a pioneer in the study of supernovas, neutron stars and dark matter.

Turn (9pm, AMC) - The first season of this revolutionary spy drama (of which I have not watched a single minute) ends.

Drop Dead Diva (9pm, Lifetime) - Jane takes the case of a man on death row after she becomes convinced he is innocent.

Veep (10pm, HBO) - Season 3 ends with two new back-to-back episodes. In the first, Thornhill leads in the polls, so Selina and her staff try to make her more down-to-earth. Later, in the days leading up to the New Hampshire primary, Selina and the gang deal with multiple obligations and campaign stops.

Halt and Catch Fire (10pm, AMC) - After surviving a visit from IBM, Joe’s team must overcome internal differences as they begin building the new machine.

Oprah’s Master Class (10pm, OWN) - Country singer Tim McGraw discusses his life.

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