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Friday, March 22: The Unbelievable Story of Mötley Crüe in Netflix’s ‘The Dirt’

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Friday, March 22

The Dirt
Original Film!

Based on the bestselling autobiography from rock band Mötley Crüe, this film tells the story of four misfits who rose from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame.

Cold War
Amazon Prime Video

The triple Oscar-nominated film (for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director for Pawel Pawlikowski and Best Cinematography for Lukasz Zal) from Poland comes to the streaming service. This beautiful black-and-white love story is set against the background of the 1950s Cold War and follows a music director (Tomasz Kot) who falls for a Polish singer (Joanna Kulig) and tries to persuade her to flee her communist homeland for France.

Delhi Crime
New Series!

In this fictionalized version of the real events behind the infamous “Nirbhaya” case — the 2012 gang-rape and fatal assault of a woman in India’s South Delhi — Delhi police seek the men who perpetrated the crime.

The OA Part II
Season Premiere!

The mind-bending story returns, following OA (Brit Marling) as she navigates a new dimension, one in which she had a completely different life as a Russian heiress, and one in which she once again finds herself as Hap’s (Jason Isaacs) captive.

Fresh Off the Boat: “Vice Mommy”
ABC, 8pm

Jessica (Constance Wu) starts her college classes, leaving Evan (Ian Chen) in charge at home as “vice mommy,” but the transition doesn’t go smoothly. Eddie (Hudson Yang) and Louis (Randall Park) run into conflict when Eddie just wants his dad to treat him as an employee — not as a son — at Cattleman’s Ranch.

Blindspot: “The One Where Jane Visits an Old Friend”
NBC, 8pm

The FBI is hot on Madeline’s (guest star Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) heels as Jane (Jaimie Alexander) seeks help from a familiar enemy.

Speechless: “P-R-O-M-P–PROMPOSAL”
ABC, 8:30pm

Outraged that JJ’s (Micah Fowler) girlfriend, Izzy (Kayla Maisonet), declines his invitation to prom, Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) and Ray (Mason Cook) swing for the fences with a bold plan to make her jealous. Jimmy (John Ross Bowie), Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough) and Melanie (Sarah Chalke) coach Maya (Minnie Driver) through accepting criticism for the good of her company.

The Blacklist: “Bastien Moreau: Conclusion”
NBC, 9pm

Cooper (Harry Lennix) puts his reputation on the line to appeal to the White House on Red’s (James Spader) behalf, as Liz (Megan Boone) and the task force resume their search for The Corsican (guest star Christopher Lambert), a Blacklister with ties to an international conspiracy. Meanwhile, Samar’s (Mozhan Marnò) abilities in the field are tested.

Great Performances: “Birgit Nilsson: A League of Her Own”
PBS, 9pm

Celebrate the life of Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson, the face of opera in the 1950s-70s. This performance documentary showcases her greatest roles, including in Elektra and the Ring cycle, plus features interviews with Plácido Domingo and others.

Saturday, March 23

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Second Round
CBS, TBS, TNT, beginning at 12pm Live

The 32 teams still alive in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament field compete in the second round today on CBS, TBS and TNT. Second round coverage continues tomorrow on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

Love to the Rescue
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

When two families both want to adopt the same precious pooch, they agree to cofoster the dog for a month to determine the best home for the dog. But when the dog parenting styles of free-spirited studio animator Kate Healy (Nikki DeLoach) and type-A go-getter Eric Dees (Michael Rady) clash, the two must work together to find a middle ground.

A Daughter’s Deception
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

After being forced to give up her daughter for adoption, Laura is thrilled to welcome her now adult daughter Bree back into her life. She quickly discovers that Bree is a sociopath with murderous tendencies who poses a clear and present danger to anyone who gets in her way. Stars Jade Harlow, Rusty Joiner, Kennedy Tucker, Skyler Wright, René Ashton and Brian McGovern.

The Atlanta Child Murders
Investigation Discovery, 9pm

This documentary revisits the horrific events that occurred in Atlanta between 1979-81, when more than 20 African-American children were murdered. It was a case that made national headlines, yet decades later, no one has been tried for the crimes, and the children’s killer has never been confirmed. This three-hour special examines shocking new evidence and unearths once-secret investigations in an effort to shed more light on the mystery.

Sunday, March 24

NHL Hockey
NBC & NBCSN, beginning at 12:30pm Live

Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers head to D.C. to take on Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals in an NHL Sunday matinee on NBC. Tonight on NBCSN, the Colorado Avalanche are in Chicago’s United Center to battle Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: STP 500
FS1, 2pm Live

The short track at Virginia’s Martinsville Speedway is the site of the STP 500, as top Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch, Aric Almirola, Chase Elliott and 2018 Cup Series champion Joey Logano take on the famous “paperclip” oval.

God Friended Me: “Return to Sender”
CBS, 8pm

In the new episode “Return to Sender,” when Miles (Brandon Micheal Hall) receives a package by mistake, his search for its importance leads him to a couple grieving the loss of their daughter.

World of Dance: “The Duels 2”
NBC, 8pm

As the Duels round continues, the top qualifying acts from each division will choose a rival and face off in a head-to-head elimination duel. Judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough and Ne-Yo will score each act based on their artistry, precision and athleticism, and the top scoring act from each duel will move forward in the competition. In Redemption, the two highest-scoring eliminated acts have one final chance to compete for the last spot in the next round of the competition, bringing them closer to winning a grand prize of $1 million.

Showtime, 8pm
New Series!

Peeling back the curtain on a once-taboo industry, this four-part series chronicles the lives of professional gamblers, bookies and oddsmakers throughout the 2018 NFL season following the Supreme Court decision to lift a ban on sports betting. The series offers intimate access to a diverse group of individuals within the sports gaming community, looking at the effects of the legislation from their perspectives, and culminates with one of the biggest gambling days of the year, Super Bowl Sunday.

Scandalous: The Trial of William Kennedy Smith: “Revelations”
FOX News Channel, 8pm
Season Finale!

FOX News Channel presents the season finale of Scandalous: The Trial of William Kennedy Smith, diving deep into the famous trial as it comes to a close, determining the fate of William Kennedy Smith and the alleged victim Patricia Bowman. The program will spotlight various Kennedy members, including Senator Ted Kennedy and the accused himself, William Kennedy Smith, as they take the stand after months of preparation and thousands of dollars spent. Speculation and theories continue to surface as the members of the jury come to a conclusion after just 77 minutes of deliberation. An extended director’s cut version containing additional footage and longer guest interviews will be available on FNC’s online streaming service FOX Nation beginning on Sunday at 8:05pm ET.

The Next Revolution: “We the People”
FOX News Channel, 9pm

In this special edition of The Next Revolution, host Steve Hilton will sit down with Rep. Harley Rouda (D-CA) and Rep. Mark Green (R-TN) in front of a studio audience to discuss the top news headlines on both sides of the aisle. During the one-hour program, Rouda, Green and additional panelists will answer a wide variety of questions pertaining to border security, the 2020 election and the economy.

NCIS: Los Angeles: “Born to Run”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Born to Run,” Sydney (guest star Ashley Rae Spillers) turns to her sister Nell (Renée Felice Smith) for help after her high school crush, Andre Martinez (guest star Delon de Metz), is mixed up in a Russian plot to steal intelligence from the Department of Defense.

Epic Yellowstone: “Life on the Wing”
Smithsonian Channel, 9pm

The new episode “Life on the Wing” follows Yellowstone’s avian inhabitants and migrants, including sandhill cranes, bluebirds, ospreys, peregrine falcons and American dippers, North America’s only aquatic songbirds.

Into the Badlands
AMC, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Tonight, AMC’s martial arts drama begins its eight-episode final season. As the last episodes unfold, long-buried secrets will be revealed, new alliances will be forged and the saga will climax in an epic battle to end all battles.

Madam Secretary: “The Common Defense”
CBS, 10pm

In the new episode “The Common Defense,” Elizabeth (Téa Leoni) is away on a retreat thinking about her presidential campaign, while her staff tries to secure an international agreement to protect citizens who have been displaced due to global warming.

Good Girls: “Pick Your Poison”
NBC, 10pm

Rio’s (Manny Montana) new business opportunity for Beth (Christina Hendricks) leads to a fracture in her relationship with Annie (Mae Whitman).

Mission Declassified
Travel Channel, 10pm
New Series!
Award-winning investigative reporter Christof Putzel explores history’s most legendary and notorious mysteries. By decoding recently declassified documents, Putzel discovers new, or simply missed, clues and connections that could finally unlock decades-long mysteries surrounding legendary cold cases. The series premiere finds Putzel examining the case of three prisoners who escaped the notorious Alcatraz prison in 1962 and were presumed to have died. But did they?

Monday, March 25

The Neighborhood: “Welcome to Logan #2”
CBS, 8pm

Surprising new details about Dave (Max Greenfield) are revealed when his friend from Michigan (guest star Geoff Stults) comes to visit in the new episode “Welcome to Logan #2.”

Arrow: “Inheritance”
The CW, 8pm

Laurel (Katie Cassidy) learns about some damaging information that affects Emiko (Sea Shimooka). Always looking to protect his sister, Oliver (Stephen Amell) invites Laurel to help investigate, which makes Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) happy as her friend is now working with the team. However, when things go awry, Felicity is forced to make a choice between the team and Laurel.

Jesus: His Life
History, 8pm
New Series!

This eight-part series uses a combination of scripted drama and interviews with prominent religious and historical experts to retell the life of Jesus Christ, from his birth to his death and resurrection. Each episode is told through the perspective of a key figure in Jesus’ life: Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter. Two episodes will air weekly over the four weeks leading up to Easter Sunday.

The Voice: “The Battles, Part 1”
NBC, 8pm

The artists take the stage for the Battle Rounds, and the coaches enlist music industry powerhouses Charlie Puth, Kelsea Ballerini, Brooks & Dunn and Khalid to prepare their artists for a dueling duet. After the vocal faceoff, each coach must choose which artist from their team is the strongest and has the option of stealing losing artists from an opposing coach. Each coach has two steals during the Battle Rounds. Winning artists will proceed to the brand-new round, the LIVE Cross Battles.

America’s Hidden Stories: “Pearl Harbor Spies”
Smithsonian Channel, 8pm

Was a friend of Winston Churchill the leader of a spy ring that funneled American intelligence and stolen technology to the Japanese navy decades before World War II? The new episode “Pearl Harbor Spies” combs through newly declassified documents to determine if the spy ring helped make Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor possible.

Man With a Plan: “Adam’s Ribs”
CBS, 8:30pm

Adam (Matt LeBlanc) discovers how hard it is to eat a vegan diet in the new episode “Adam’s Ribs.”

Magnum P.I.: “Blood in the Water”
CBS, 9pm

Magnum (Jay Hernandez) and Higgins (Perdita Weeks) are left stranded at sea after their yacht gets hijacked in the new episode “Blood in the Water.”

One Nation Under Stress
HBO, 9pm
Filmmaker Marc Levin (Class Divide, Brick City) follows Dr. Sanjay Gupta as he tries to uncover the root causes of why American life expectancy is falling and is now shorter than that of comparable developed countries. His investigation uncovers an epidemic of self-inflicted deaths driven by stress.

Women, War & Peace
PBS, 9pm
Season Premiere!
The series that explores how some of the biggest international stories of recent memory are shaped by women returns for two nights with four never-before-told stories about women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process. Tonight’s first episode introduces Catholic and Protestant women who came together during Northern Ireland’s bloody civil war and shaped the historic Good Friday Agreement peace deal. Then, follow three Egyptian women during Egypt’s Arab Spring.

The Fix: “Revenge”
ABC, 10pm

Maya (Robin Tunney) and Matthew (Adam Rayner) search Sevvy’s (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) house for anything that might lead to an arrest as they face mounting pressure from Wiest (Breckin Meyer) to build a case quickly. Meanwhile, Ezra (Scott Cohen) tries to clean up Sevvy’s image and finds a new suspect to take the attention off of his client.

History, 10pm
Season Premiere!
History’s drama about the legendary Knights Templar returns for Season 2 with a major addition to the cast. Mark Hamill (the Star Wars saga) plays Talus, a grizzled veteran of the Crusades who puts Templar initiates through rigorous mental, physical and spiritual training. Tom Cullen returns as Landry, the disgraced Templar whose affair with France’s Queen Joan (Olivia Ross) not only jeopardizes his place among the Templars, but also the future of the order itself.

The Enemy Within: “Havana”
NBC, 10pm

Once Shepherd (Jennifer Carpenter) convinces Keaton (Morris Chestnut) that Anna Cruz (Coral Peña) is a mole inside the FBI working for Tal, Keaton decides to keep his enemies close. With a fox in their henhouse, Keaton and the team spy on one of their own, hoping Cruz will lead them to Tal.

Tuesday, March 26

NCIS: “Silent Service”
CBS, 8pm
In the new episode “Silent Service,” the nuclear submarine Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and Bishop (Emily Wickersham) are aboard to conduct a murder investigation has gone radio silent.

MasterChef Junior: “Off the Hook”
FOX, 8pm

The remaining home cooks are challenged to debone an entire fish before turning it into a dish that’ll impress judges Gordon Ramsay, Christina Tosi and Aarón Sánchez.

black-ish: “Enough Is Enough”
ABC, 9pm

After Kyra’s (Quvenzhané Wallis) estranged father, Perry (guest star Katt Williams), shows up and wants to bring Kyra home to Houston, Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) work to show him the amazing life they can provide for her. Meanwhile, the kids go on a mission to get Kyra one last chili dog from Larry’s.

FBI: “Apex”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Apex,” Maggie (Missy Peregrym) and Dana (Sela Ward) struggle to find justice for victims murdered by a serial killer who left a ghoulish mark on all of his victims.

Women, War & Peace
PBS, 9pm
Season Finale!
The final night of this series explores the story of a courageous, nonviolent women’s movement that formed the heart of the Palestinian struggle for freedom during the 1987 uprising. Then, embark on a risky yearlong U.N. peacekeeping mission into earthquake-ravaged Haiti with an all-female Bangladeshi police unit. Leaving their families behind, these officers shatter stereotypes as they rise in the name of building peace.

NCIS: New Orleans: “Reckoning”
CBS, 10pm

After a reshuffling of assignments, Pride (Scott Bakula) returns to NCIS during the investigation of a missing petty officer in the new episode “Reckoning.”

The Village: “Good Thing”
NBC, 10pm

Sarah (Michaela McManus) uncovers more of Katie’s (Grace Van Dien) secret and has a confrontation with Nick (Warren Christie). Enzo (Dominic Chianese) struggles with a disappointing new roommate, and Ava (Moran Atias) makes progress with her case.

Temptation Island
USA Network, 10pm
Season Finale!

Find out which couples made it through all the temptations over the course of the rebooted reality series’ first season.

Miracle Workers: “1 Hour”
TBS, 10:30pm
Season Finale!

Craig (Daniel Radcliffe) risks it all in a desperate attempt to save Earth and all of mankind.

Wednesday, March 27

Riverdale: “Chapter Fifty-Two: The Master”
The CW, 8pm

As Betty (Lili Reinhart) enlists Cheryl’s (Madelaine Petsch) help to infiltrate the Farm, Archie (KJ Apa) and Veronica (Camila Mendes) help an ally from his past. Meanwhile, Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) attempt to put a stop to Riverdale’s drug trade puts him on a collision course with Gladys (guest star Gina Gershon).

Chicago Med: “The Space Between Us”
NBC, 8pm

When a car unexpectedly smashes through the ambulance bay doors, Dr. Choi (Brian Tee) makes some difficult decisions in an effort to save a worker trapped beneath the wreckage and April (YaYa DeCosta), who’s also in danger. Drs. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) and Bekker (Norma Kuhling) tend to a patient whose best chance at survival is an extremely risky heart surgery. Dr. Charles (Oliver Platt) struggles to come to terms with ex-wife Caroline’s (Paula Newsome) treatment.

Project Runway All Stars: “All the World’s a Runway”
Lifetime, 8:30pm
Season Finale!

In this special 90-minute episode, actress Andrea Riseborough (Birdman, Mandy) helps the judges crown a world champion as designers produce runway collections and present them in front of New York’s fashion elite.

Million Dollar Mile
CBS, 9pm
New Series!
In this unprecedented competition series, contestants will have the chance to win $1 million every time they run the Million Dollar Mile. Standing in their way is the most challenging obstacle course ever designed and a group of elite athletes with one mission: to stop the contestants from winning the money at all costs. The 10-episode series is hosted by former college and NFL football quarterback Tim Tebow, and sportscasters Matt “Money” Smith and Maria Taylor. SpringHill Entertainment, the production company founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, is among the producers.

Jane the Virgin
The CW, 9pm
Season Premiere!

Last season’s major cliffhanger changes things for Jane (Gina Rodriguez), who has trouble understanding her new situation. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) continues to struggle on the set of the American remake of his telenovela, and Petra (Yael Grobglas) confronts her would-be shooter.

Chicago Fire: “Move a Wall”
NBC, 9pm

Tensions run high between Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Herrmann (David Eigenberg) after the firehouse responds to an apartment complex fire. After discovering something extremely suspicious during the call, Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) and Severide (Taylor Kinney) do some investigating and get CPD on the case. Brett (Kara Killmer) struggles to deal with her emotions, while Herrmann’s wife, Cindy (Robyn Coffin), hopes to get her interior design business on track by taking a stab at redoing the common room.

Whiskey Cavalier: “The English Job”
ABC, 10pm

While investigating suspicious robberies in London, Will (Scott Foley) hits it off with a sexy British spy, leaving Frankie (Lauren Cohan) with some unexpected feelings that she doesn’t know how to process. Meanwhile, Jai (Vir Das) competes with Susan (Ana Ortiz) over who is more intelligent, and Standish (Tyler James Williams) deals with a case of shell shock.

SEAL Team: “You Only Die Once”
CBS, 10pm

Bravo Team sets out on mission to take down the financier and mastermind behind several terrorist attacks in the new episode “You Only Die Once.”

CMT Crossroads: “Boyz II Men & Brett Young”
CMT, 10pm

Grammy-winning R&B group Boyz II Men joins multi-platinum country artist Brett Young for an hour of cross-genre musical collaboration.

What We Do in the Shadows
FX, 10pm
New Series!

This series spinoff of the 2014 cult-hit comedy film What We Do in the Shadows centers on four centuries-old vampires who live together in a house in Staten Island and have their nightly lives filmed by a documentary crew. The undead denizens try to maintain their lifestyles and satisfy their bloodthirst while adjusting to the modern world. Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillen and Mark Proksch star.

American Beauty Star: “America Decides the Winner”
Lifetime, 10pm Live
Season Finale!

The three finalists travel to New York City to show off their final looks in front of a live audience. The artists have one last shot to prove they deserve America’s votes and the title of American Beauty Star.

Chicago P.D.: “Pain Killer”
NBC, 10pm

A mayoral candidate is shot by an unidentified sniper, and CPD races to catch the shooter before he can take out his next target.

Secrets of the Dead: “King Arthur’s Lost Kingdom”
PBS, 10pm

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in fifth-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Syfy, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Former detective Nick Sax (Christopher Meloni) and his imaginary friend Happy (voice of Patton Oswalt) are back as the adaptation of the graphic novel returns. Nick and Happy endured a chaotic Christmas last time, and Season 2’s Easter setting promises to bring pandemonium to a whole other level. As a newly sober-ish Nick struggles to do right by his ex-wife and daughter, he finds his fresh start tested by a familiar enemy — Sonny Shine, who is on a mission to Make Easter Great Again (MEGA) with the help of his demented Easter Bunny henchmen.

Thursday, March 28

“Futurama” 20th Anniversary Marathon
Syfy, beginning at 6am

Good news, everyone! Celebrating two decades of Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s follow-up series Futurama (which premiered on this date in 1999), this 24-hour marathon of the sci-fi-spoofing animated comedy will feature fan-favorite episodes in primetime.

Major League Baseball
ESPN, beginning at 1pm Live

The 2019 Major League Baseball regular season opens today, and ESPN airs a tripleheader featuring the Baltimore Orioles at the N.Y. Yankees, the Arizona Diamondbacks at the defending NL champion L.A. Dodgers and the 2018 World Series champion Boston Red Sox at the Seattle Mariners.

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Regionals
CBS & TBS, beginning at 7pm Live

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 regional semifinals are held today and tomorrow in Louisville (South); Anaheim, Calif., (West); Washington, D.C., (East); and Kansas City (Midwest). The Elite 8 regional finals are Saturday (TBS) and Sunday (CBS).

Grey’s Anatomy: “Silent All These Years”
ABC, 8pm

When a trauma patient arrives at Grey Sloan, it forces Jo (Camilla Luddington) to confront her past. Meanwhile, Bailey (Chandra Wilson) and Ben (Jason George) have to talk to Tuck (BJ Tanner) about dating.

Superstore: “Lovebirds”
NBC, 8pm
Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Amy’s (America Ferrera) first Valentine’s Day together gets derailed when Dina (Lauren Ash) brings her birds to work, which also causes trouble for Garrett (Colton Dunn). Meanwhile, Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) offers to give Marcus (guest star Jon Barinholtz) a sentimental tattoo, and Glenn (Mark McKinney) makes videos for his daughter to watch while he’s at work.

A.P. Bio: “Toledo’s Top 100”
NBC, 8:30pm
Jack (Glenn Howerton) is aghast to learn he didn’t make the Top 10 in Toledo’s Top 100 bachelors list, while Durbin (Patton Oswalt) did. Meanwhile, Victor (Jacob Houston) and Eduardo decide it’s time to reveal their feelings to their unexpected crushes.

Legacies: “There’s Always a Loophole”
The CW, 9pm
Season Finale!

When a group of unwelcome visitors descends upon the Salvatore School, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) leads the charge to keep her friends safe. Meanwhile, MG (Quincy Fouse) uncovers a secret about his mother, and Josie (Kaylee Bryant) finds herself in a dire situation.

Little Women: Atlanta
Lifetime, 9pm
Season Premiere!

Big drama comes in small packages in Season 5. After firing their manager, the Tiny Twinz are under a deadline to get their career back on track; Juicy meets with the Street Execs and gets a huge opportunity; and Monie is devastated by news that could change her and her family’s lives.

Will & Grace: “The Things We Do for Love”
NBC, 9pm

The morning after his bachelor party, Jack (Sean Hayes) realizes he’s lost one of the 13 gold coins he is to present to Estefan (guest star Brian Jordan Alvarez) at their wedding so that their relationship will not be forever cursed. Although Grace (Debra Messing) denies it, Will (Eric McCormack) becomes concerned that she is the only one compromising in her relationship with Noah (guest star David Schwimmer). Karen (Megan Mullally) makes it official when she shows up at Grace and Noah’s dinner party with her new date, Nikki (guest star Samira Wiley).

NBC, 9:30pm
New Series!

Stop in at the “best bar in San Diego” and you’ll find Abby (Natalie Morales), who runs this unlicensed neighborhood hangout in her backyard, along with a colorful cast of oddballs who call the place home. Just be prepared to follow some rules. Neil Flynn (The Middle, Scrubs) also stars in this comedy from Michael Schur (The Good Place, Parks and Recreation) and Josh Malmuth (Superstore, New Girl).

Better Things: “No Limit”
FX, 10pm

Sam (Pamela Adlon) is having nightmares, and stress is affecting her health in the new episode “No Limit.”

Impractical Jokers
truTV, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Sal, Joe, Q and Murr return for their eighth season of hysterical high jinks. Last year the series ranked as the No. 2 original cable comedy in primetime for adults 18-49 throughout the second half of the year.

Tacoma FD
truTV, 10:30pm
New Series!

On the heels of the breakout theatrical release of Super Troopers 2, co-creators and stars Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme will be donning new uniforms in this 10-episode comedy, which is set in a firehouse in one of America’s rainiest cities. This firehouse stays entertained with creative competitions, friendly first responder rivalries and bizarre emergency calls. Leading the firehouse shenanigans are Chief Terry McConky (Heffernan) and Capt. Eddie Penisi (Lemme), alongside an eclectic crew played by series regulars Hassie Harrison (Southbound), Eugene Cordero (Black Monday, The Good Place), Marcus Henderson (Get Out) and Gabriel Hogan (Heartland).

Friday, March 29

The Highwaymen
Original Film!

Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson star in John Lee Hancock’s (The Blind Side) drama that follows the untold true story of the legendary detectives who brought down notorious outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

New Series!

Set in near-future Paris, this sci-fi series is about an app that matches singles with their soulmates by mining their brain data. But decoding true love comes at a price.

Fresh Off the Boat: “Nerd Watching”
ABC, 8pm

Evan’s (Ian Chen) friends are wowed by Eddie’s (Hudson Yang) coolness when he starts hanging out with them, making Evan feel like a complete nerd. Louis (Randall Park) and Jessica (Constance Wu) become convinced that Grandma (Lucille Soong) is being scammed by an internet lothario in Chile.

The Blacklist: “Robert Vesco/The Osterman Umbrella Company”
NBC, 8pm

In the first of two back-to-back episodes, Red (James Spader) and the task force hunt for legendary fugitive Robert Vesco (guest star Stacy Keach), one of history’s most notorious con men. In the following episode, Red directs Liz (Megan Boone) to investigate a secret organization of assassins hired by global intelligence agencies to eliminate former agents — a case with ramifications that will change the task force forever.

Speechless: “ON THE R-O– ROAD A-G– AGAIN”
ABC, 8:30pm

The DiMeos set out for one last “JJ Adventure” before he heads to college, but things get bumpy when the family takes an ill-advised shortcut. Maya (Minnie Driver) and Kenneth’s (Cedric Yarbrough) relationship is tested when they disagree over who knows JJ’s (Micah Fowler) needs best. Meanwhile, Jimmy (John Ross Bowie), JJ and Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) find fun they shouldn’t be having.

Great Performances: “Julius Caesar”
PBS, 9pm

Experience Shakespeare as never before in an all-female production of Julius Caesar set in a prison, from the Donmar Warehouse.

Saturday, March 30

Ransom: “Stay of Execution”
CBS, 8pm

In the new episode “Stay of Execution,” Eric (Luke Roberts) and his team help a death row inmate who gets a “ransom” letter offering exonerating evidence in exchange for $500,000.

A Brush With Love
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Discouraged artist Jamie is convinced by her best friend to paint a portrait of the “perfect man,” and when it is finished, they discover that it resembles a real-life Prince Charming named Michael. Jamie and Michael embark on a whirlwind romance, but when Jamie starts spending time with her friend’s blue-collar brother, she finds herself torn between the man who’s perfect on paper, and someone who’s perfectly imperfect.

The Killer Next Door
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

After Julie’s husband dies in a car crash, she and her son Matty move across the country to start fresh and build a closer relationship with her late husband’s twin sister, Alison. But Alison blames Julie for her brother’s death and wants her nephew Matty — a spitting image of her dead twin — all to herself. Stars Andrea Bogart, Hannah Barefoot and John-Michael Carlton.

Discovery Channel, 9pm

Following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year in the prestigious U.S. Documentary Competition, this film makes its television debut tonight. Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels) and produced by Oscar winner Fisher Stevens (The Cove), Tigerland follows Russian scientist Pavel Fomenko and the conservationist family of Kailash Sankhala of India in their efforts to lead tiger-preservation movements that strive to keep this legendary but endangered big cat from disappearing entirely.

Animal ER Live
Nat Geo Wild, 9pm Live
New Series!

This four-week event series, airing live on Saturday and Sunday nights, follows animal emergencies in real time as they occur at animal hospitals and mobile vet emergency units across the country. The series is anchored by veterinary experts in a studio in New York City and embeds camera crews across the country with teams of specialized veterinarians as they work to save the lives of pets.

50th NAACP Image Awards
TV One, 9pm Live

The Image Awards mark half a century of celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and of honoring people or groups who have promoted social justice through creative endeavors.

Saturday Night Live: “Sandra Oh/Tame Impala”
NBC, 11:30pm Live

Just ahead of the second season premiere of her BBC America hit Killing Eve, Sandra Oh makes her SNL hosting debut, joined by musical guest Tame Impala, also making their first appearance on the show.