Peter Capaldi in "Doctor Who" on BBC America.

Peter Capaldi takes over the role of "Doctor Who" on BBC America. (Adrian Rogers / BBC America / August 13, 2014)

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This week's TV Movies


 

SUNDAY

David Suchet discusses his 25-year tenure as Agatha Christie's mustachioed Belgian detective in the new special "Being Poirot." 8 p.m. KOCE

Pint-sized Guy Fieris and Rachael Rays vie for their own Web series on the return of "Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-off." 8 p.m. Food Network

"The Great Food Truck Race" is coming to a curb near you as it fires up a fifth season. Tyler Florence hosts. 9 p.m. Food Network

Massachusetts' finest fisherman set sail for the Carolinas and some unfriendly competition in the new spin-off "Wicked Tuna: North vs. South." 10 p.m. National Geographic

MONDAY

Cue "Pomp and Circumstance," it's time for those "Switched at Birth" gals to graduate from high school in the drama's season finale. 8 p.m. ABC Family

Have backpack, will travel: The intrepid explorer embarks on urban adventures in the new animated spin-off "Dora and Friends: Into the City!" 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

J. Alexander, a.k.a "Miss J," rejoins Tyra Banks at the judges' table as the 21st go-round of "America's Next Top Model" gets underway. 9 p.m. KTLA

The documentary "Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart" revisits the real-life murder case that inspired the 1995 film "To Die For" starring Nicole Kidman and Joaquin Phoenix. 9 p.m. HBO

Who set fire to Southfork? That is the question when "Dallas" returns with new episodes. 9 p.m. TNT

TUESDAY

"Alaska State Troopers" hit the highways of the 49th state once again in the docu-series' sixth-season premiere. 9 p.m. National Geographic Channel

"Drunk History" raises a glass to the Founding Fathers in a new episode set in Philadelphia. With John Lithgow as George Washington. 10 p.m. Comedy Central

"Harry Potter's" Daniel Radcliffe resumes scribbling in "A Young Doctor's Notebook" on the return of this drama set during the Russian Revolution. Jon Hamm ("Mad Men") also stars. 10 p.m. Ovation