Sunday’s TV Highlights: Plácido Domingo puts on a ‘Masterclass’ on HBO


The Emeril Lagasse Show: The celebrity chef mixes music, chat and cooking in this new series (8 p.m. ION).

Life: The series continues with back-to-back installments (8 and 9 p.m. Discovery) and a “making-of” episode (10 p.m.).

Nick News Special Edition: Access to clean, safe drinking water is considered in the new installment “Your Thirsty World” (8:30 p.m. Nickelodeon).

Masterpiece Classic: The new two-part story “Small Island” chronicles the moving saga of two couples whose lives intertwine in post-World War II Britain (9 p.m. KCET).



The 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards: Reba McEntire hosts the festivities in Las Vegas (8 p.m. CBS).

David Blaine: What Is Magic? The illusionist visits New Orleans and the Grand Canyon in this new special (9 p.m. Travel).


Rocky: Sylvester Stallone scored big with this 1976 boxing melodrama (8 p.m. KTLA).


Beauty & the Briefcase: Hilary Duff stars in this new made-for-cable romantic fable (8 and 10 p.m. ABC Family).

Steamboat Bill, Jr.: Buster Keaton stars in this classic 1928 silent comedy (9 p.m. TCM).

Pan’s Labyrinth: Guillermo del Toro directed this dark 2006 fantasy tale (10 p.m. Sundance).



Golf: Play concludes at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am (10 a.m. NBC) and the Verizon Heritage tournament (noon CBS).

Baseball: The Angels battle the Blue Jays (10 a.m. MyNet), the Rays play the Red Sox (10:30 a.m. TBS), the Dodgers host the Giants (1 p.m. FS Prime), and the Mets meet the Cardinals (5 p.m. ESPN).

Auto racing: The NASCAR/Sprint Cup Samsung Mobile 500 gets underway in Fort Worth (11 a.m. Fox).

Hockey: The Coyotes face the Red Wings in the NHL playoffs (noon NBC).


Basketball: The NBA playoffs continue, with teams to be announced (noon ABC; 2:30, 5 and 7:30 p.m. TNT).