Sunday, March 19: Bob Odenkirk Plays an English Professor With Midlife and Mid-Career Crises

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Sunday, March 19

Lucky Hank
AMC, 9pm
New Series!

Bob Odenkirk returns to the small screen in a new comedic workplace drama series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo’s 1997 novel Straight Man, about an amusingly cynical professor undergoing a midlife crisis in Rust Belt Pennsylvania. Costars The Killing’s Mireille Enos as his supportive and spirited wife.

31 Days of Oscar: “Mystery and Suspense”
TCM, beginning at 7am
Catch a Classic!

Oscar nominees — not to mention viewers watching the awards ceremony on TV — are often on the edge of their seats waiting to see who wins. And that might go double when it comes to the nominated mystery and suspense films that already have had people on the edge of their seats, like the ones airing all day today as part of Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar. Featured in the lineup are The Window (1949) — one nomination, for Frederic Knudtson’s editing; The Maltese Falcon (1941) — three nominations: Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Sydney Greenstreet) and Screenplay (John Huston); The Thin Man (1934) — four nominations: Best Picture, Actor (William Powell), Director (W.S. Van Dyke) and Screenplay Adaptation (Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett); The Third Man (1949) — won for Robert Krasker’s cinematography, and also nominated for Best Director (Carol Reed) and Editing (Oswald Hafenrichter); Charade (1963) — one nomination, for Best Original Song (“Charade,” by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer); Laura (1944) — five nominations, including Best Supporting Actor (Clifton Webb) and Director (Otto Preminger), and one win, for Joseph LaShelle’s cinematography; Vertigo (1958) — two nominations, for its set decoration and sound; Rear Window (1954) — four nominations, including Best Director (Alfred Hitchcock) and Screenplay (John Michael Hayes); Murder on the Orient Express (1974) — one win, for Ingrid Bergman as Best Supporting Actress, and five other nominations, including Best Actor (Albert Finney); In the Heat of the Night (1967) — seven nominations, and five wins, including Best Picture and Best Actor (Rod Steiger); Klute (1971) — one win, for Jane Fonda as Best Actress, and also nominated for its screenplay by Andy Lewis and David E. Lewis; and Blow-Up (1966) — two nominations: Best Director (Michelangelo Antonioni) and Original Screenplay (Antonioni, Tonino Guerra and Edward Bond).

Formula 1 Racing: STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
ESPN, 12:55pm Live

Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez, Charles LeClerc, Lewis Hamilton and other F1 stars race today at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.

NASCAR Cup Series: Ambetter Health 400
FOX, 3pm Live

Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, Ross Chastain, Kyle Larson, Ryan Blaney and other Cup Series stars hope for a peach of a race at the Ambetter Health 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia.

The Cases of Mystery Lane
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 7pm
Original Film!

Birdie Case (Aimee Garcia) is a bright, successful attorney, and her husband, Alden (Paul Campbell), is smart and charming, but his inability to settle on a career is causing serious marital problems. When Alden secretly takes classes in hopes of becoming a private investigator, a homework assignment entangles him in a murder investigation. Birdie just may hold the keys to solving the mystery, but Alden will have to come clean to find out — though he suspects Birdie may be hiding secrets of her own.

The Simpsons: “Pin Gal”
FOX, 8pm

A mysterious figure from Marge’s (voice of Julie Kavner) past returns to coach her for a bowling tournament in the new episode “Pin Gal.”

The Equalizer: “Lost and Found”
CBS, 8pm

When a man claiming to have lost his memory wakes up behind a dumpster with a gun in his hand, McCall (Queen Latifah) and the team follow a trail of clues to help uncover his whereabouts the night before in the new episode “Lost and Found.”

Call the Midwife
PBS, 8pm
Season Premiere!

As the British drama returns for Season 12, it is now 1968, and there are changes in the air. Parliament member Enoch Powell’s infamous “Rivers of Blood” speech criticizing mass immigration casts a long shadow over the borough, and Nonnatus House welcomes a new nun to the team: Sister Veronica (Rebecca Gethings), who impresses everyone except for Nurse Crane (Linda Bassett).

The Great North: “Great Bus of Choir Adventure”
FOX, 8:30pm

Wolf and Honeybee’s (voices of Will Forte and Dulcé Sloan) parenting skills are put to the test when an adult show choir crashes outside their home in the new episode “Great Bus of Choir Adventure.”

Bob’s Burgers
FOX, 9pm

Two back-to-back new episodes air tonight. In “What a (April) Fool Believes,” Mr. Fischoeder (voice of Kevin Kline) challenges Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) to successfully prank him on April Fool’s Day. Then in “Crows Encounters of the Bird Kind,” Tina (voice of Dan Mintz) drags Bob along on a desperate quest to earn her bird-watching badge for ThunderGirls.

Sacrifice and Survival: A Story From the Front Line
FOX News Channel, 9pm

FOX News Channel presents this documentary on the rescue of FNC’s State Department correspondent Benjamin Hall following the catastrophic attack in Ukraine that left him severely wounded. Based on Hall’s memoir, Saved: A War Reporter’s Mission to Make it Home, the film will detail the attack that critically injured Hall and resulted in the deaths of FNC photojournalist Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra “Sasha” Kuvshynova while newsgathering in Ukraine in March 2022. The special will feature, for the first time, the details of Hall’s harrowing extraction from Ukraine and the arduous recovery that ensued. Additionally, the program will also unveil never-before-seen video of the moments leading up to the attack, captured by Zakrzewski himself. An extended version of the documentary will drop on FOX Nation following the FNC debut.

Magnum P.I.: “Dead Ringer”
NBC, 9pm

Katsumoto’s (Tim Kang) hearing date has arrived, and he will learn if his career in law enforcement is over for good or not; Magnum (Jay Hernandez) and Higgins (Perdita Weeks) are hired to investigate a man their client believes committed murder; and Rick’s (Zachary Knighton) suspicions grow on Magnum and Higgins’ relationship.

The Way Home: “The Day the Music Died”
Hallmark Channel, 9pm

Alice (Sadie Laflamme-Snow) says goodbye to the past, knowing she needs to make a life in the present.

PBS, 9pm
Season Premiere!

The drama based on Jane Austen’s final, unfinished novel returns for its third and final season, featuring more drama, laughter and romance among the ensemble of new and returning characters at the titular seaside resort. In the premiere, Charlotte (Rose Williams) arrives in Sanditon with her fiancé for Georgiana’s (Crystal Clarke) 21st birthday party, but seeing Colbourne (Ben Lloyd-Hughes) again leaves her feeling uncertain. Meanwhile, Georgiana receives a shocking threat to her fortune, and Edward (Jack Fox) tries to prove to Lady Denham (Anne Reid) that he is a changed man.

Your Honor
Showtime, 9pm
Season Finale!

The drama series about a New Orleans judge (Bryan Cranston) whose life is derailed by his teenage son’s accidental hit-and-run killing of the son of a notorious crime boss concludes Season 2.

The Company You Keep: “All In”
ABC, 10pm

Pressure from Daphne (Felisha Terrell) forces Charlie (Milo Ventimiglia) to take extreme measures at a high-stakes poker game on a yacht.

The Blacklist: “The Hyena”
NBC, 10pm

Continuing its 10th and final season, the acclaimed James Spader-led thriller airs its milestone 200th episode tonight. It finds Red (Spader) attempting to secure a late financier’s fortune locked by a series of challenging clues. When a deadly assassin pursues the money, the task force bands together to protect the endowment’s rightful heirs.

NCIS: Los Angeles: “The Other Shoe”
CBS, 10pm

Sam (LL Cool J) goes undercover as a fighter to catch the leader of a gang dealing drugs on the streets. WWE Superstar Sheamus guest-stars in the new episode “The Other Shoe.”

Marie Antoinette
PBS, 10pm
New Limited Series!

The eight-episode drama chronicles the infamous historical figure’s beginnings. The series follows a young Marie Antoinette as she learns the rules and secrets of the court and attempts to re-create Versailles in her image: free, independent and feminist. But her successes provoke jealousy and rivalry, and her royal enemies will do everything they can to bring her down. The series stars Emilia Schüle (Berlin Station School) and Louis Cunningham (Bridgerton).

Monday, March 20

NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament: Second Round
ESPN & ESPN2, beginning at 3pm Live

The second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament concludes tonight on ESPN and ESPN2.

All American: “Make Me Proud”
The CW, 8pm

Jordan (Michael Evans Behling) attempts to man up in his dad’s absence; no one knows how to confront Laura’s (Monet Mazur) den-mothering.

Antiques Roadshow: “Wags to Riches”
PBS, 8pm

Watch furry Roadshow finds that will be sure to leave tails wagging for more, including a 1965 Charles Schulz Peanuts strip, a Julius Adam II “Kitten Symphony” oil and a Jamie Wyeth portrait of Andy Warhol with his dog. One is appraised at $90,000.

The Voice: “The Blind Auditions, Part 5”
NBC, 8pm

Coaches Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Niall Horan and Blake Shelton all vie to discover and coach the next singing phenomenon on the fifth night of Blind Auditions.

31 Days of Oscar: “Silents”
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

The Academy Awards began in the late 1920s, as silent movies were phasing out and Hollywood was transitioning into the age of “talkies.” But there were still high-quality silents being produced that were recognized at the earliest Oscar ceremonies, and you’ll see six of those titles this evening during Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar. Up first is Sunrise (1927), which won three of the four awards for which it was nominated at the very first Academy Awards in 1929: Best Actress (Janet Gaynor), Best Cinematography (Charles Rosher and Karl Struss) and Best Picture, Unique and Artistic Production. (That latter category was only featured at the initial ceremony; that year’s award for the more prestigious Outstanding Picture, went to Wings, which is technically considered the first Best Picture Oscar winner.) After that tonight are The Last Command (1928), which was one of the films (along with The Way of all Flesh) for which Emil Jannings was awarded the first Best Actor Oscar; The Circus (1928), for which star/writer/director Charles Chaplin was given an Honorary Award for his versatility and creative brilliance; The Crowd (1928) — nominated for Best Picture, Unique and Artistic Production and Best Director, Dramatic Picture (King Vidor); White Shadows in the South Seas (1928) — the winner for Best Cinematography (Clyde De Vinna); and Speedy (1928) — nominated for Best Director, Comedy Picture (Ted Wilde).

Bob Hearts Abishola: “Mmm, Fresh Baked Sock!”
CBS, 8:30pm

Abishola (Folake Olowofoyeku) must reconcile a decade-old wound when she’s forced to attend the funeral of an unlikable aunt in the new episode “Mmm, Fresh Baked Sock!”

TMZ Investigates: 9/11: The Fifth Plane
FOX, 9pm

Four airliners were turned into weapons of mass destruction on Sept. 11, 2001, but a fifth plane may also have been targeted by hijackers. TMZ investigates the untold story of United Flight 23, with never-before-heard interviews from the crew.

All American: Homecoming: “Stand Up for Something”
The CW, 9pm

Simone (Geffri Maya) and the Bringston tennis team work together to make the biggest decision of their season. Guest-starring professional tennis player Coco Gauff.

The Watchful Eye: “The Serpent’s Tooth”
Freeform, 10pm

Elena’s (Mariel Molino) cover is threatened when someone from her past unexpectedly shows up at the Greybourne.

Quantum Leap: “Ben, Interrupted”
NBC, 10pm

When Ben (Raymond Lee) lands in a 1950s psychiatric institution, he must engineer a daring escape for a young woman unjustly committed by her husband. Meanwhile, the team is shocked to learn the identity of a mole in Quantum Headquarters.

History’s Greatest of All Time With Peyton Manning: “Toy Wars”
History, 10pm

Host Peyton Manning and various experts count down the 10 greatest toys ever, ranking a list of playthings that includes Hot Wheels cars, Transformers, Mr. Potato Head, LEGO, Barbie, the Slinky, G.I. Joe and more.

Independent Lens: “Storming Caesars Palace”
PBS, 10pm

After losing her job as a hotel worker in Las Vegas, Ruby Duncan joined a welfare rights group of
mothers who defied notions of the “welfare queen.” In a fight for guaranteed income, Ruby and other equality activists took on the Nevada mob in organizing a massive protest that shut down Caesars Palace.

NCIS: Hawai‘i: “Money Honey”
CBS, 10pm

In the new episode “Money Honey,” Capt. Milius (returning guest star Enver Gjokaj) helps the NCIS team catch a dangerous high-value target with the help of an informant unlike any they’ve ever encountered.

Tuesday, March 21

World Baseball Classic: Final
FS1, 7pm Live

The World Baseball Classic championship game takes place tonight at loanDepot Park in South Florida.

Superman & Lois: “Uncontrollable Forces”
The CW, 8pm

Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) and Chrissy (Sofia Hasmik) notice a crack in Lois’ (Elizabeth Tulloch) game face. Sarah (Inde Navarrette) and Jordan (Alex Garfin) have an awkward encounter.

American Masters: “Dr. Tony Fauci”
PBS, 8pm

This documentary follows Dr. Anthony Fauci across 14 months to reveal the man behind the microphone, showing a rarely seen side of this passionate scientist, husband, father and public servant as he battles a devastating pandemic while confronting a political onslaught that calls into question his 50-year career as this country’s leading advocate for public health.

31 Days of Oscar: “Courtroom Dramas”
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

After several Oscar-nominated and -winning costume dramas earlier today, Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar devotes this evening to five acclaimed and intense courtroom dramas, all of which were well recognized by the Academy. The titles are To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) — eight nominations, including Best Picture, Supporting Actress (Mary Badham) and Director (Robert Mulligan), and three wins: Best Actor (Gregory Peck), Adapted Screenplay (Horton Foote) and Set Decoration; Witness for the Prosecution (1957) — six nominations, including Best Picture, Actor (Charles Laughton), Supporting Actress (Elsa Lanchester) and Director (Billy Wilder); 12 Angry Men (1957) — three nominations: Best Picture, Director (Sidney Lumet) and Adapted Screenplay (Reginald Rose); Anatomy of a Murder (1959) — seven nominations, including Best Picture, Actor (James Stewart) and two Supporting Actor nods (George C. Scott and Arthur O’Connell); and Inherit the Wind (1960) — four nominations, including Best Actor (Spencer Tracy).

The Rookie: Feds: “Seeing Red”
ABC, 9pm

Naomi (Juani Feliz) and the feds work to prevent an international counterfeit scandal.

Gotham Knights: “Scene of the Crime”
The CW, 9pm

To clear their names, Turner (Oscar Morgan), Duela (Olivia Rose Keegan), Cullen (Tyler DiChiara), Harper (Fallon Smythe) and Carrie (Navia Ziraili Robinson) search for Bruce Wayne’s journals.

The Voice: “The Blind Auditions, Part 6”
NBC, 9pm

Coaches Chance the Rapper, Kelly Clarkson, Niall Horan and Blake Shelton all vie to discover and coach the next singing phenomenon on the final night of Blind Auditions.

That’s My Jam: “Chance the Rapper & French Montana vs. Jabari Banks & Quavo”
NBC, 10pm

Celebrity teams — Chance the Rapper and French Montana, and Jabari Banks and Quavo — compete in Jimmy Fallon’s game show.

Will Trent: “Manhunt”
ABC, 10pm

A convicted criminal takes a GBI agent hostage. Angie (Erika Christensen) struggles with sobriety.

Restaurants at the End of the World
Nat Geo, 10pm
New Series!

Adventurous chef and entrepreneur Kristen Kish travels the world in search of the people, places, culture and traditions behind the world’s most remote restaurants — places that are set up deep in the wild, and cut off from the grid and normal supply lines. From local purveyors, farmers and herders, to kitchen crew, managers and chefs, Kish meets the people, hears the stories and sees the day-to-day balancing act required to keep food on the table in the farthest outposts on Earth. The premiere episode visits Hacienda Mamecillo in Panama’s Cloud Forest.

Frontline: “Weinstein”
PBS, 10pm

This episode looks at how former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, who has now been convicted of multiple sex crimes, harassed and abused women over decades. Looking at allegations going back to Weinstein’s early years, this investigation delves into the elaborate ways he and those around him tried to silence his accusers.

MLW Underground Wrestling: “Superfight”
Reelz, 10pm

A superfight two years in the making finally arrives as Alex Hammerstone battles Jacob Fatu for the World Heavyweight Championship. Who will win the biggest rematch in MLW history? Plus, World Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie is challenged by teenage sensation Billie Starkz. Can the 18-year-old become the youngest champion in history?

Wednesday, March 22

The Kingdom
Season Premiere!

This political thriller from Argentina returns for its second and final season with an epic battle between good and evil. The series tells the story of religious leader Emilio Vázquez Pena (Diego Peretti), who in Season 1 was left as the presidential frontrunner after his running mate was assassinated.

World Figure Skating Championships
USA Network, 6am Live

Competition from the World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan, airs today on USA Network.

NBA Basketball
ESPN, beginning at 7:30pm Live

The Golden State Warriors are at the Dallas Mavericks and the Phoenix Suns visit the L.A. Lakers in a pair of NBA matchups on ESPN.

Island of the Monsoon: “From Cloud to Coast”
Smithsonian Channel, 8pm

Track the waters of monsoon season on a voyage of contrasts, from high to low, fresh to salty, cloud to coast. See how the continuous recycling of monsoon moisture in Sri Lanka supports an incredibly complex web of wildlife.

31 Days of Oscar: “Fantasy”
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

Academy Award-nominated and/or -winning fantasy favorites are the focus tonight on Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar, with a lineup featuring Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) — seven nominations, including Best Picture, Actor (Robert Montgomery) and Supporting Actor (James Gleason), and two wins: Best Writing, Original Story (Harry Segall) and Screenplay (Sidney Buchman and Seton I. Miller); The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) — one nomination, for Charles Lang’s cinematography; Lost Horizon (1937) — seven nominations, including Best Picture and Supporting Actor (H.B. Warner), with wins for its art direction and editing; The Thief of Bagdad (1940) — three wins, for its cinematography, color art direction and special effects, and also nominated for Miklós Rózsa’s musical score; Tom Thumb (1958) — winner for Tom Howard’s special effects; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935) — winner of Best Cinematography (Hal Mohr, the first and only Oscar write-in nominee winner, with the Academy no longer accepting write-in votes starting the following year) and Editing (Ralph Dawson), and also nominated for Best Picture and Assistant Director (Sherry Shourds); and Brigadoon (1954) — nominated for its Color Set Decoration, Color Costume Design and Sound Recording.

NHL Hockey
TNT, beginning at 8pm Live

The Pittsburgh Penguins are in Denver to skate against the Colorado Avalanche, and the Arizona Coyotes collide with the Oilers in Edmonton.

Chicago Med: “What You See Isn’t Always What You Get”
NBC, 8pm

Will (Nick Gehlfuss) and Nellie (Lilah Richcreek Estrada) struggle to diagnose a patient with a rare disorder; the Chicago Fire Department and Med staff work to free a paranoid father trapped in the MRI suite; and Kai (Devin Kawaoka) gets an ego check.

CBS, 9pm

In tonight’s new episode, it’s brothers vs. sisters in a battle of the sexes, followed by Vegas kickball buddies facing off against a Southern California mother and daughter.

Trafficked With Mariana van Zeller
Nat Geo, 9pm
Season Finale!

In “Fight Clubs,” the Season 3 finale, host Mariana van Zeller probes the growing popularity of bare-knuckle fighting. On a journey that takes her from the blood-shedding mecca of Thailand to underground fights throughout the United States, she explores the allure of these violent, sanguine bouts and how they are inflaming a larger push to bring bare-knuckle fighting to the mainstream.

Chicago Fire: “Acting Up”
NBC, 9pm

Cruz (Joe Minoso) feels the burden of his increased responsibilities; Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo), Gallo (Alberto Rosende) and Carver (Jake Lockett) get caught in the middle of a gang war on a call; and Herrmann (David Eigenberg) wrangles Trudy (Amy Morton) for help in lifting Cindy’s (Robyn Coffin) mood.

Chicago P.D.: “Deadlocked”
NBC, 10pm

Voight (Jason Beghe) takes the stand for ASA Chapman (Sara Bues) in a high-stakes murder trial against notorious drug kingpin Arturo Morales (Robby Ramos). When it becomes clear that Morales and his henchmen have compromised a juror, Voight and the team work furiously to ensure justice prevails.

True Lies: “Rival Companions”
CBS, 10pm

When an international catastrophe occurs on live TV, the Omega Sector team must seek out help from a merciless contract assassin (guest star Matthew Lillard) in the new episode “Rival Companions.”

A Million Little Things: “Spilled Milk”
ABC, 10pm

Regina (Christina Moses) and Rome (Romany Malco) face challenges living with Walter (Lou Beatty Jr.), and Eddie (David Giuntoli) navigates his friendship with Nicole (Rachel Nichols).

Thursday, March 23

The Night Agent
New Series!

Based on the novel by Matthew Quirk, this 10-episode character-based action-thriller is centered on a low-level FBI agent (Gabriel Basso) who works in the basement of the White House, manning a phone that never rings — until the night that it does, propelling him into a fast-moving and dangerous conspiracy that ultimately leads all the way to the Oval Office.

Noir to Die For!
MOVIES!, beginning at 6am
Catch a Classic!

Enjoy 24 hours of lesser-seen, but still great, film noir productions from the heyday of the genre, beginning with Claudette Colbert and Robert Ryan in The Secret Fury (1950), and continuing with Glenn Ford and Broderick Crawford in Convicted (1950); The Tattooed Stranger (1950), starring John Miles and Patricia Barry; The Gangster (1947), led by Barry Sullivan and Belita; Richard Basehart and Valentina Cortese in The House on Telegraph Hill (1951); He Walked by Night (1948), also led by Basehart; The Threat (1949), with Michael O’Shea and Virginia Grey; Blonde Ice (1948), featuring Robert Paige and Leslie Brooks; Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell and Vincent Price in His Kind of Woman (1951); I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951), starring Frank Lovejoy and Dorothy Hart; The Underworld Story (1950), with Dan Duryea and Gale Storm; The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950), headlined by Lee J. Cobb and Jane Wyatt; and Dishonored Lady (1947), with Hedy Lamarr and Dennis O’Keefe.

World Figure Skating Championships
USA Network, 6am Live

Coverage of the World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan, continues today on USA Network.

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Sweet 16 Regional Semifinals
CBS & TBS, beginning at 6:30pm Live

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 regional semifinals are held today and tomorrow in Las Vegas, New York City, Kansas City and Louisville.

NHL Hockey
ESPN, beginning at 6:30pm Live

The Minnesota Wild are at the Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins are at the Dallas Stars for ESPN’s NHL doubleheader.

Station 19: “Could I Leave You?”
ABC, 8pm

The team is forced to make a call that could cost them dearly after Tomás’ (Antonio Jaramillo) barbershop catches fire.

Walker: “False Flag (Part One)”
The CW, 8pm

The Walkers plan for the mayor’s medal ceremony; Cordell (Jared Padalecki) struggles with missing time with his kids.

Law & Order: “Deadline”
NBC, 8pm

When a celebrated journalist is killed, Cosgrove (Jeffrey Donovan) and Shaw (Mehcad Brooks) explore an unpublished report involving a prominent politician. Price (Hugh Dancy) and Maroun (Odelya Halevi) fight an uphill battle when their only credible witness is currently awaiting trial for another heinous crime.

Grey’s Anatomy: “Training Day”
ABC, 9pm

Addison (Kate Walsh) makes a special appearance at Grey Sloan to welcome Bailey’s (Chandra Wilson) new OB-GYN trainees.

Married to Real Estate: “Terrace Level Transformation”
HGTV, 9pm

Scott and Sabina have updated most of their Virginia Highlands home, but their terrace level leaves much to be desired. Their basement is barely used and their back porch is poorly designed, but they’re unsure if more renovation is the answer. With the help of Egypt Sherrod and Mike Jackson, they transform an otherwise unused space into an entertaining hub for the whole family.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: “The Presence of Absence”
NBC, 9pm

An internet dating site becomes the source of terror for a young widow. Meanwhile, Muncy (Molly Burnett) struggles with Velasco’s (Octavio Pisano) absence.

Law & Order: Organized Crime: “Chinatown”
NBC, 10pm

When a city council candidate’s fundraiser ends in an assassination attempt, Stabler (Christopher Meloni) makes it a top priority to find the culprit. Despite Thurman’s (James Roch) orders, the local precinct captain is reluctant to let Bell’s (Danielle Moné Truitt) team take the lead.

City Confidential
A&E, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Each one-hour episode tells the story of one crime, the ensuing investigation and the ripple effect it had on a community. Tonight’s season premiere investigates the story of when an infant’s body washed up on the shores of Deer Island, Massachusetts, and how residents rallied to find out who she was and what happened to her. Their unprecedented solidarity gets nationwide attention, helping police solve a heartbreaking mystery.

Alaska Daily: “Truth Is a Slow Bullet”
ABC, 10pm

While making progress on Gloria’s (Mamie Eva Cecilia Pete) case, both Eileen (Hilary Swank) and Roz (Grace Dove) are offered new career opportunities.

Good Trouble: “It Was Not Your Fault but Mine”
Freeform, 10pm

When a member of the Coterie anonymously submits a complaint, Alice (Sherry Cola) tracks down the secret critic.

Friday, March 24

World Figure Skating Championships
USA Network, 6:30am Live

The World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan, continue today with coverage on USA Network.

31 Days of Oscar: “Satire”
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

Five acclaimed and bitingly hilarious Academy Award-nominated and/or -winning satirical films from various eras of Hollywood history that remain incisive and relevant today with their messaging are featured tonight during Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar. On the schedule are Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) — nominations for Best Picture, Actor (Peter Sellers, who plays three characters), Director (Stanley Kubrick) and Adapted Screenplay (Kubrick, Peter George and Terry Southern); Network (1976) — nominated for 10 Oscars, including Best Picture, Actor (William Holden), Supporting Actor (Ned Beatty) and Director (Sidney Lumet), and winner of four: Best Actor (Peter Finch, who was nominated and awarded posthumously), Actress (Faye Dunaway), Supporting Actress (Beatrice Straight) and Original Screenplay (Paddy Chayefsky); The Great Dictator (1940) — nominated for five Oscars: Best Picture, Actor (Charles Chaplin), Supporting Actor (Jack Oakie), Original Screenplay (Chaplin) and Original Score (Meredith Willson); The Producers (1967) — Mel Brooks won for his original screenplay, and Gene Wilder was nominated as Best Supporting Actor; and The Player (1992) — nominated for Best Director (Robert Altman), Adapted Screenplay (Michael Tolkin) and Editing (Geraldine Peroni).

Lopez vs. Lopez: “Lopez vs. Cheating”
NBC, 8pm

When a visiting veterinarian takes an interest in Mayan (Mayan Lopez), she worries that she might be destined to repeat the Lopez legacy of cheating that dates all the way back to her Aztec ancestor, Tonto Tecate-Can.

Grand Crew: “Wine & Ojai”
NBC, 8:30pm

The crew takes a trip to Ojai, a small city northwest of Los Angeles.

My Lottery Dream Home: “My Big Island Dream Home”
HGTV, 9pm

After receiving an inheritance, a couple looks to leave Oklahoma and find their dream home in Hawaii! They’re searching for a place big enough to host family for holidays, and David Bromstad takes a trip to the Big Island to help them find the perfect place.

American Masters: “In the Making”
PBS, 9pm

This episode profiles two performers breaking down barriers in opera and country music. After the pandemic’s height, opera singer J’Nai Bridges returns to the stage in A Knee on the Neck, a tribute to George Floyd. Country artist Rissi Palmer redefines success as she works on her latest album while uplifting the voices of other BIPOC women country performers.

Kindred Spirits
Travel Channel, 9pm
Season Finale!

Season 7 of the paranormal investigation series concludes with “The Country Club Murders,” which finds Amy Bruni, Adam Berry and Chip Coffey visiting a country club in Beckley, West Virginia, which is notorious for an unsolved double homicide on a secluded lovers’ lane. Do the murdered lovebirds now haunt the halls of this grand establishment, or is there something more sinister at play?

Saturday, March 25

31 Days of Oscar: “Biopics”
TCM, beginning at 6am
Catch a Classic!

Biographical dramas depicting the lives of famous people are frequent Academy Award contenders, if not winners, and Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar will be showcasing 10 memorable examples of these all day today, beginning with one of the earliest Oscar-winning biopics: 1929’s Disraeli, which earned George Arliss a Best Actor award as 19th century British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli. The film was also nominated for Best Picture and Best Writing, Achievement (Julien Josephson). Following that are The Great Ziegfeld (1936), which received seven nominations and three wins: Best Picture, Actress (Luise Rainer) and Dance Direction (Seymour Felix, for the “A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody” number); Sergeant York (1941), which earned Gary Cooper his first Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of World War I hero Alvin C. York and also earned William Holmes an Editing Oscar, with nine other nominations including Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Walter Brennan), Supporting Actress (Margaret Wycherly) and Director (Howard Hawks); Lust for Life (1956), with Kirk Douglas giving a Best Actor-nominated performance as painter Vincent Van Gogh, and Anthony Quinn winning a Supporting Actor Oscar as fellow painter Paul Gauguin; Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), which won James Cagney the Best Actor Oscar as composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan, and also won awards for its sound recording and scoring, with five other nominations including Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Walter Huston) and Director (Michael Curtiz); The Glenn Miller Story (1954), which received three nominations and one win, for its sound recording; Patton (1970), which won seven of the 10 Oscars for which it was nominated, including Best Picture, Actor (George C. Scott, who famously refused to accept either his nomination or the award for his portrayal of World War II general George S. Patton), Director (Franklin J. Schaffner) and Adapted Screenplay (Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North); The Last Emperor (1987), the winner in all nine of its nominated categories, including Best Picture and Director (Bernardo Bertolucci); Love Me or Leave Me (1955), which had six nominations, including Best Actor (Cagney as gangster Martin Snyder, first husband and manager to the film’s subject, singer/actress Ruth Etting, played by Doris Day), and one win, for Daniel Fuchs’ story; and The Life of Emile Zola (1937), which earned 10 nominations, including Best Actor for Paul Muni as the titular 19th century French author, and won three awards: Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Joseph Schildkraut as Capt. Alfred Dreyfus) and its screenplay.

Artfully Designed
Magnolia Network, 1pm
New Series!

Designer Natalie Papier, muralist Racheal Jackson and abstract artist Frankie Zombie take an art-forward approach to creating beautifully curated spaces for their clients by exploring the intersection of art and interior design.

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Elite 8 Regional Finals
CBS & TBS, beginning at 6pm Live

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Elite 8 regional finals are held tonight (TBS) and tomorrow (CBS) in Las Vegas, New York City, Kansas City and Louisville. The winners advance to the Final Four April 1 in Houston.

NHL Hockey: Washington at Pittsburgh
ABC, 8pm Live

Two hockey greats face off in Pittsburgh as Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals visit Sidney Crosby and the Penguins.

A Picture of Her
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Beth (Rhiannon Fish) unintentionally becomes the subject of an award-winning magazine’s cover and goes on a quest to discover the identity of who took her photo.

World Figure Skating Championships
NBC, 8pm

NBC airs tape-delayed competition from the World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan.

Every Breath She Takes
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Lifetime gives a modern-day twist on the classic theme from the Julia Roberts’ film Sleeping With the Enemy. After suffering years of mental and verbal abuse by her husband Billy (Brian White), Jules Baker (Tamala Jones) thinks she is finally free when a fierce physical struggle ends in a massive fire that destroys their home and takes Billy’s life. As Jules begins to rebuild her life, she hears whispers around town that she is “the one who killed her husband.” Things take a turn for the worse when problems with the insurance arise after it’s found that the fire was intentionally set, and all signs point to Jules. Jules starts to question if she is on the brink of losing her mind, or if Billy is actually still alive and coming for her.

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