What’s On Tonight: Homeland wraps up a season that actually took place in Carrie’s homeland
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Sunday, April 9. All times are Eastern.
Homeland (Showtime, 9 p.m.): This long-running (especially for Showtime) show concludes its sixth season tonight. Joshua Alston has found this season—which saw Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) living in Brooklyn and dealing with the effects of the U.S. presidential election—to be fairly uneven, averaging around the B-/C+ range. But at least it’s timely, as Joshua pointed out last week: “For a show nearing the end of its anemic sixth season, it’s arguably never been more prescient or relevant to the current state of politics.” Let’s see what he’ll think of the finale. The summary doesn’t help us much: “Pieces fall into place.” C’mon, Homeland, who do you think you are? Mad Men? Legion? Don’t worry, Homeland will eventually return …