Copper 10 and 11 p.m., BBC America
The network is re-airing the first two episodes of this new series tonight, if you want to give it a try. About crime in 1864 New York, “Copper” is not quite a top-notch show yet, but it has a lot of promise. Right now, I’d say it’s at the level of “Hell on Wheels” — engaging, with rich characters, but marred by a few historical clichés. Created by Tom Fontana of “St. Elsewhere,” “Homicide,” and “Oz,” “Copper” is the first original series from BBC America, which usually only airs UK imports. A new episode will air Sunday at 10 p.m. Pictured:
Anastasia Griffith and Tom Weston-Jones.
Into the West Sunday at 7 p.m., AMC
This 12-hour miniseries originally aired on TNT in 2005; now AMC is resurrecting it in two-hour episodes every Sunday night. Produced by Steven Spielberg, “Into the West” is about nothing less than the white man’s drive west across the country in the 1800s, and its impact on Native American life. I wasn’t wild about the miniseries when it premiered; I found it too ambitious, wooden, teachy, and one-dimensional. The huge cast includes Keri Russell and Josh Brolin.
Cupcake Wars Sunday at 8 p.m., Food Network
I prefer creampuff wars.
Hell on Wheels Sunday at 9 p.m., AMC
Mount has Breckian hair.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians Sunday at 9 p.m., E!
I’m crusading to remove “K” from the alphabet. With me?