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Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Sunday

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CRITIC’S CORNER

By Sarah Rodman

Song by Song: Dolly Parton

8 p.m., Ovation

After a successful run with Johnny Cash, Ovation returns to delve into the catalog for Parton (above). Tonight’s doubleheader looks at two of the best works by the oft-underrated songwriter, with the autobiographical ballad “Coat of Many Colors” in the first half-hour and the often-covered, never-bettered pleader “Jolene” in the second. Parton’s friends and fans, including Lily Tomlin, Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, Mac Davis, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Rogers, Vince Gill, and Brad Paisley, among others, chime in with their thoughts on the many colors that make Parton such a gifted storyteller.

Wicked Single

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11 p.m., MTV/VH1

“Work hahd, pahty hahder.” Boston again lands in the sights of reality television, this time in the form of a show focusing on a group of young professionals on the precipice of 30, sporting thick accents, possible drinking problems, and fierce loyalty to one another — at least by reality show standards ­— trying to make it and make out in this crazy Hub.

The Bible 8 p.m., History

It’s a boy!

Playing With Fire 10 p.m., E!

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Putting a little English on it.

Oprah’s Master Class

10 p.m., OWN

Going for Brokaw.

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