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What to Watch on Sunday: In rare interview, Queen Elizabeth reflects on her 1953 coronation

Alastair Bruce, left, with Queen Elizabeth for the Smithsonian Channel special “The Coronation.”
Alastair Bruce, left, with Queen Elizabeth for the Smithsonian Channel special “The Coronation.” CBS Corporation

The Coronation (8 p.m., Smithsonian) – In this global event, broadcast across three continents, Queen Elizabeth shares memories of her coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey 65 years ago. The Queen also talks about her father, King George VI. The special features eyewitness accounts and both official and private film footage. Alastair Bruce conducts the main interview.

Also on . . .

NC Bookwatch (Noon, UNC-TV) – Wiley Cash talks to host D.G. Martin about his third novel, “The Last Ballad.”

Wisdom of the Crowd (8 p.m., CBS) - In the series finale, Cavanaugh investigates the murder of a top Sophe user.

Victoria (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – The second season of this Masterpiece series starts with new mother Victoria impatient to return to the business of ruling a nation.

Family Guy (9 p.m., Fox) – In the series’ 300th episode, Brian the dog accidentally harms Stewie’s bear, Rupert, thus ending their friendship.

Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery (10 p.m., Investigation Discovery) – The first episode of a new three-part series investigating the death of Travis Alexander, brutally murdered by his ex-girlfriend, Jodi Arias. The case received extensive media coverage. Part two airs tomorrow night.

The Chi (10 p.m., Showtime) – Emmett’s carefree life gets upended and Brandon reels from a loss.

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