All Times Eastern.
Monday, April 8
NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: Championship
CBS, 9pm Live
College hoops crowns its champion tonight as the final two teams who’ve survived March Madness — the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Virginia Cavaliers — play for the national title at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 8, 2019
Jesus: His Life: “Judas: The Betrayal/Pilate: The Trial”
His name a synonym for “traitor” even to this day, Judas is known as the devoted disciple who ultimately betrays Jesus. What prompted one of Jesus’ closest friends to turn on him remains one of the Bible’s great mysteries. Meanwhile, Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea, has to make a decision about a troublesome preacher called Jesus. As pressure builds to execute Jesus, Pilate’s wife, inspired by a prophetic nightmare, urges him to leave Jesus alone. Instead, Pilate sends him away to be crucified, and publicly washes his hands of responsibility.
The Voice: “The Battles, Part 3”
The Battle rounds conclude with Part 3 tonight, and Part 4 tomorrow night.
America’s Hidden Stories
Smithsonian Channel, 8pm
Anthropologists examine new evidence that suggests Casimir Pulaski, the Polish-born “Father of the American Cavalry” who helped save George Washington’s life during the Revolutionary War at Pennsylvania’s Battle of Brandywine, may not have been male, after all — but rather female or intersex. Will modern DNA tests provide the answer?
The Best Thing I Ever Ate: “One of a Kind”
Cooking Channel, 9pm
We’re talking about dishes that are unique, original and unlike anything that’s come before. Alton Brown has his eye — and his stomach — set on a genuine creation called the Crab Rangoon Pizza. Jonathon Sawyer says he’s found a blast of flavor that’s too good to be true in Los Angeles. And Tregaye Fraser attempts the impossible with the most obscure and jaw-dropping dish yet.
Hostile Planet: “Oceans”
National Geographic, 9pm
The new episode “Oceans” explores the dynamic marine environments where animals must adapt to a life of constant change. Discover how seals fend off sharks, how turtles risk their lives to create their next generation, and how ingenious orca fight to survive in the face of ever-increasing competition.
This documentary is based on the story of 17-year-old Richard Wershe Jr., who allegedly ran a vicious, sophisticated underground cocaine operation throughout inner-city Detroit. Convicted as a teen, Wershe remains imprisoned 30 years later and was the subject of the 2018 feature film White Boy Rick starring Matthew McConaughey. The documentary follows filmmakers as they investigate the subject of 1980s crime folklore — interviewing journalists, police, FBI agents and hitmen — to set the record straight on the urban legend known as White Boy Rick.
The Fix: “Scandal”
Maya (Robin Tunney) obtains surveillance footage of Jessica (Taylor Kalupa) the night before her death. Wiest (Breckin Meyer) is furious after Ezra (Scott Cohen) spins a story about an affair between Maya and Matthew (Adam Rayner). The D.A.’s office finds out that there’s a mole leaking information to Ezra.
Discovery Channel, 10pm
Heavy D, Diesel Dave, The Muscle and Redbeard are back for a new season of extreme builds, tricked-out trucks and jaw-dropping stunts. This season, the Diesel Brothers continue to blur the line between work and play as they commit to the biggest builds they’ve ever attempted, including transforming an old Canadian logging truck into a custom semi that can transport their diesel creations around the country with enough room for all the bros.
After suffering a casualty, the Knights Templar prepare to exact revenge.
The Enemy Within: “Decoded”
When the FBI intercepts stolen NSA software intended for Tal, Keaton (Morris Chestnut) uses the technology as an opportunity to go on the offensive and sends Shepherd (Jennifer Carpenter) undercover to pass the technology to the intended recipient, a 19-year-old computer genius (guest star Stephen Friedrich). Keaton must choose between catching Tal or saving the life of an innocent teenager.
Independent Lens: “The Providers”
Follow three “country doctors” in rural New Mexico — the site of both a physician shortage and an opioid epidemic — who work at clinics that offer care for all, regardless of ability to pay.
Tuesday, April 9
The NCIS team searches for an active shooter after a lockdown at a naval hospital in the new episode “Perennial.”
MasterChef Junior: “Quacking Under Pressure”
The top 14 junior home cooks must learn how to butcher a whole duck before competing in a tough mystery box challenge.
The Bold Type
In Season 3, the girls are back from Paris, and as Scarlet magazine makes staffing changes, Jane (Katie Stevens), Kat (Aisha Dee) and Sutton (Meghann Fahy) continue to juggle busy work and love lives.
Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.: “All in the Family”
Radio host Joe Madison receives startling family news, and series host Henry Louis Gates Jr. learns his own DNA story. Also features the Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings STEM camp, with science and history inspiring the next generation.
The Kids Are Alright: “Peggy Drives Away”
After a mishap at the grocery store, Peggy (Mary McCormack) storms out of the house without explanation, leaving Mike (Michael Cudlitz) and the boys wondering which one of them set her off.
Members of the U.S. Marine Corps serve their country as part of an elite legal team of prosecutors, defense lawyers and investigators. Capt. John “Abe” Abraham (Luke Mitchell) must get to the bottom of a case where a fellow Marine was killed by a member of his own unit. Abe’s legal team is overseen by the respected Col. Glenn Turnbull (Dana Delany).
The Profit: My Roots
In this original documentary, Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC’s reality series The Profit, travels back to the land of his birth, Lebanon. Left in a Beirut orphanage during the run-up to the civil war and adopted by an American couple when he was 9 months old, Lemonis has never been back to his home country until now.
Roswell, New Mexico: “Champagne Supernova”
The CW, 9pm
As the town prepares for the UFO Emporium reopening gala, Liz (Jeanine Mason) and team find themselves on a collision course with an unlikely enemy.
Discovery Channel, 9pm
The reality hit returns for its 15th season tonight. This season, a new boat blows into Dutch Harbor, Alaska — the 148-foot-long Southern Wind, captained by Steve “Harley” Davidson, who is rumored to know where over a quarter billion dollars’ worth of king crabs is located. Harley doesn’t make friends easily, and Capt. Keith Colburn soon regards the newcomer as enemy No. 1. Complicating matters, winter weather proves relentless, with storm after storm causing season-ending injuries and more boat damage than the captains have seen in years.
The Story of God With Morgan Freeman
National Geographic, 9pm
The Oscar-winning host ends the season by asking: Why are secrecy and religion so often intertwined? His enlightening search for an answer takes him to a storied villa in Pompeii and the mountains of Nepal.
The Village: “Heart on Fire”
Two months have passed at the Village, where Katie (Grace Van Dien) faces key pregnancy decisions while tracking down a mysterious art thief. Sarah (Michaela McManus) and Patricia (Lorraine Toussaint) spend a night out to clear their minds. Nick’s (Warren Christie) memory plays tricks on him. Gabe (Daren Kagasoff) and Ava (Moran Atias) both look for outside help with her case, and Enzo (Dominic Chianese) lets a lovely lady slip away.
Reconstruction: America After the Civil War
Join Henry Louis Gates Jr. for this exploration of the transformative years following the Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the face of profound loss, massive destruction and revolutionary social change.
Splitting Up Together: “Welcome Home”
Milo (Sander Thomas) complains that Grandparents Day is coming up at school, and he doesn’t feel Henry (Geoff Pierson) is interesting enough to participate. Lena (Jenna Fischer) and the kids urge Martin (Oliver Hudson) to reconnect with his long-estranged father, Brock (guest star Ron Perlman), to rebuild their relationship.
The Toe Bro: “Reptile Skin”
The Toe Bro helps a patient kick her “nasty” feet to the curb so she can be a “fun” grandma again. The nurse becomes the patient as she says good-bye forever to her crazy-thick claw. An obsession with high heels causes a fashionista to walk the painful road to Ingrown City, and the Toe Bro breaks out the tech to help a lizard man cope with calluses that are painfully unnatural.
NCIS: New Orleans: “A House Divided”
In the new episode “A House Divided,” NCIS investigates a Navy lieutenant’s fatal fall down a flight of stairs during a high society charity gala.
This eight-episode limited series explores the romantic and creative partnership between iconic choreographer Bob Fosse (Sam Rockwell) and legendary dancer Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams). Each episode also showcases one of the couple’s memorable collaborations; the premiere episode, “Life Is a Cabaret,” reveals the careful consideration that went into each step and movement of the iconic song sequences “Big Spender” from the movie version of Sweet Charity and “Mein Herr” from the film version of Cabaret, which Fosse directed.
New Amsterdam: “Sanctuary”
As the doctors continue to weather the storm without power, Max (Ryan Eggold) relies on an unlikely source to get the lights back on. Meanwhile, Reynolds (Jocko Sims) must get creative as he continues to work to save Hugh (Robert Sella) with very few resources.
Legendary Locations: “End of the World”
Travel Channel, 10pm
From West Virginia’s secret underground government bunker to a Japanese town that survived a massive tsunami, Josh Gates highlights locations where the end of the world is just the beginning.
Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine
Discovery Channel, 11pm
This latest Gold Rush spinoff series has been airing since early March on the Discovery GO platform and makes its television premiere tonight. It follows fan-favorite Dave Turin as he searches for one lost and abandoned mine to resurrect, and to chase the gold the old-timers left behind.
Wednesday, April 10
Gypsy (Joey King) and her internet BF, Nick (Calum Worthy), plan a face-to-face and want to win over her controlling mom, Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette). Good luck!
You vs. Wild
Survivalist Bear Grylls hosts this interactive series in which viewers follow him on adventures around the world and make multiple-choice decisions on what he should do.
The Goldbergs: “I Lost on Jeopardy!”
Having become obsessed with game shows since leaving college, Erica (Hayley Orrantia) tries out for Jeopardy! Meanwhile, a new crush for Barry (Troy Gentile) comes to light, prompting him to realize he might not be over Lainey (AJ Michalka).
Empire: “Without All Remedy”
After receiving news about Andre’s (Trai Byers) health, the Lyon family does everything in its power to support him, while continuing the tour.
Nature: “The Egg: Life’s Perfect Invention”
The egg is perhaps nature’s most perfect life support system. Step by step as the egg hatches, host Sir David Attenborough reveals the wonder behind these incredible miracles of nature.
Zombie House Flipping: “The Halfway House”
Keith finds a historic house that was half-renovated and is now available at a price they could flip into one of their biggest profits ever — over $200 grand! But this old house reveals tons of problems. The team attempts to revive this zombie house into a blend of modern amenities and old-world charm that could help them cash in at a near-record level.
Modern Family: “Can’t Elope”
Haley (Sarah Hyland) and Dylan’s (Reid Ewing) plan to quietly elope before the babies are born doesn’t go as smoothly as they had hoped. Meanwhile, Jay (Ed O’Neill) continues to try and get his new business off the ground by courting an Instagram celebrity.
Jane the Virgin: “Chapter Eighty-Four”
The CW, 9pm
Jane (Gina Rodriguez) must get over the newest hurdle in her life, which proves to be harder than she and Rafael (Justin Baldoni) would have hoped. Rogelio (Jaime Camil) discovers that he and River (Brooke Shields) are not as equal as he thought.
Discovery Channel, 9pm
Josh Gates is back for another season of explorations into the greatest legends in history, from following in the footsteps of the real Indiana Jones to learn the truth behind the fabled Crystal Skull of Doom, to diving in the Great Lakes in search of the Holy Grail of lost American shipwrecks, The Griffon.
In Search of Monsters: “The Loch Ness Monster”
Travel Channel, 9pm
After centuries of believing the monstrous “Nessie” dwells deep in the waters of Scotland’s Loch Ness, a new theory paints a different story. Experts explore evidence suggesting the creature may not only be real, but possibly more dangerous than ever imagined.
Gone: “Don’t Go”
WGN America, 9pm
The FBI’s missing-persons task force, led by Frank Novak (Chris Noth), searches for a couple who have disappeared from a remote mountain campsite. It’s not just the terrain that’s tough. Team member Kick Lannigan (Leven Rambin) fights an unwelcome memory from her own long-ago abduction while she and Agent Bishop (Danny Pino) hunt the skilled captor.
Whiskey Cavalier: “Spain, Trains and Automobiles”
Will (Scott Foley), Frankie (Lauren Cohan) and Susan (Ana Ortiz) are joined by Will’s new girlfriend, MI6 agent Emma Davies (Ophelia Lovibond), as they head to Spain on a mission to retrieve a case of plutonium from the wrong hands.
SEAL Team: “Paradise Lost”
While Bravo Team is deployed to train Filipino SEALs, a surprise bomb attack in Manila leaves them in peril in the new episode “Paradise Lost.”
Discovery Channel, 10pm
Archaeologist and Emmy-winning cinematographer Ramy Romany hosts this series in which he attempts to unlock the secrets of mummies. From ancient Egyptian pyramids and secret Incan burial sites to pirate mummies and more, each episode goes beyond the tomb to investigate the myths, legends and curses these mummies have inspired.
What We Do in the Shadows: “Werewolf Feud”
In the new episode “Werewolf Feud,” the fragile truce between the vampires and Staten Island’s werewolves is tested, and Colin Robinson (Mark Proksch) finds romance with a new coworker.
Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet
Discover the forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer and how the world came together to fix it. Hear from the scientists and politicians who persuaded Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher to take action and solve the planetary problem.
In tonight’s finale, surly motel owner Stevie (Emily Hampshire) and Patrick (Noah Reid), the boyfriend and business partner of Levy’s character, David, are set to take the stage in the community production of Cabaret. But with Stevie nowhere to be found on opening night, it sounds like she may have a case of stage fright.
Thursday, April 11
The Twilight Zone
CBS All Access
Episode 3 of Jordan Peele’s sci-fi update stars Sanaa Lathan as a mom whose excitement at driving her son to college turns into trepidation when she begins to have odd visions that feel like moments of déjà vu. Where is she traveling? All together now: the Twilight Zone!
This prequel series set in the universe of Syfy’s recently canceled Z Nation introduces all-new characters. Jamie King stars as a mother torn from her daughter who embarks on a harrowing journey to find her during the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse.
Golf: The Masters: First Round
ESPN, 3pm Live
Golf’s first major tournament of the year returns to storied Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., for the Masters Tournament. Patrick Reed won the green jacket in 2018. ESPN airs the first and second rounds on Thursday and Friday. The third and final rounds air Saturday and Sunday on CBS.
NCAA Hockey Championship: Semifinals
ESPN2, beginning at 5pm Live
ESPN2 airs both games of the NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Championship Frozen Four from KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y. The championship game is Saturday night on ESPN2.
Grey’s Anatomy: “Good Shepherd”
Amelia (Caterina Scorsone) and Link (Chris Carmack) travel to New York to operate on a patient with a severe spinal deformity, but they’re in for more than they bargained for when Nancy Shepherd (guest star Embeth Davidtz) invites them to dinner at her home.
Amy (America Ferrera) finds herself at odds with her coworkers when some salary numbers get leaked, while Dina (Lauren Ash) worries that Jonah (Ben Feldman) is coming between her and Amy. Mateo (Nico Santos) tries to give himself a promotion, and Garrett (Colton Dunn) attempts to sabotage Glenn’s (Mark McKinney) positive attitude.
A.P. Bio: “Melvin”
Jack’s (Glenn Howerton) war with his neighbor reaches a turning point when it threatens to ruin a date with Lynette (Elizabeth Alderfer). And when the school photographer ups his rate, Durbin (Patton Oswalt) takes school pictures into his own hands.
Hunting JonBenét’s Killer: The Untold Story
By tracking down new leads and using new DNA tests, this documentary special takes a deeper dive to ultimately help bring justice and peace to the family of JonBenét Ramsey, a child beauty queen who was killed in her home in 1996. Featuring an exclusive interview with her father, John Ramsey, and revealing the last known photo of JonBenét, the documentary also pursues numerous “intruder theories” of the crime.
In the Dark: “Mommy Issues”
The CW, 9pm
After Murphy’s (Perry Mattfeld) latest one-night stand calls her “Mommy,” she develops a rather unexpected lead in Tyson’s (Thamela Mpumlwana) case: Tyson’s mother. Her lead provides rather daunting results, so she tracks down Tyson’s cousin Darnell (Keston John) and encounters his “business associate,” Max (Casey Deidrick), who is immediately smitten with her.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Casecation”
Traditionally, couples exchange paper gifts on their first anniversary. Tonight, however, detectives Jake Peralta and Amy Santiago (Andy Samberg and Melissa Fumero) end up celebrating a year of married — not to mention harried — bliss in a hospital room, guarding a comatose perp.
Fam: “This Is Fam”
Will the freshman comedy finally give engaged Clem (Nina Dobrev) her perfect life? Only if she and fiancé Nick (Tone Bell) can score their marriage license in time.
For the People: “You Belong Here”
Leonard (Regé-Jean Page) takes on one of the country’s best and most prolific litigators in a case that leads him to grapple with his personal feelings related to race and privilege in America. Back at the public defender’s office, Jay (Wesam Keesh) takes on his first drug case, but things heat up when he has to work with a rather unconventional lawyer.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: “The Good Girl”
Benson (Mariska Hargitay) works to uncover a pregnant teenager’s secret when she refuses to name the baby’s father.
Friday, April 12
Jim Parsons is an executive producer on this semiautobiographical comedy series based on Ryan O’Connell’s book I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves. O’Connell stars in and is also an EP on the series, which is loosely inspired by his own upbringing and experiences as a gay man navigating the world with cerebral palsy.
The Unit: “Old Home Week”
Today, a pre-Mad Men Jon Hamm makes his first of five appearances on getTV’s reruns of this 2006-09 CBS special-ops drama. He’s an unshaven academic and fervent antiwar protestor whose outspokenness rubs philandering army wife Tiffy Gerhardt (Abby Brammell) the wrong and right way.
Golf: The Masters: Second Round
ESPN, 3pm Live
ESPN airs the second round of the Masters Tournament from Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
Fresh Off the Boat: “No Apology Necessary”
Just as the Huangs are settling into life without Eddie (Hudson Yang), an international incident catapults him not only to Taiwanese fame but also right back to America. In order to fix Eddie’s mess, the family gets a new “daughter” — but when things go awry, Jessica (Constance Wu) must add a new word to her vocabulary.
MacGyver: “Friends + Enemies + Border”
In the new episode “Friends + Enemies + Border,” MacGyver (Lucas Till) and Desi (Levy Tran) help a group of Syrian refugees who are being pursued by human traffickers.
Bill Nye reprises his role as Patterson’s (Ashley Johnson) father in a case that pits the team against a pestiferous foe. Zapata (Audrey Esparza) goes rogue with an old friend as Jane (Jaimie Alexander) and Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) continue their search for the hooded figure.
Speechless: “U-N-R– UNREALISTIC”
Maya (Minnie Driver) braces for JJ’s (Micah Fowler) high school graduation and departure for college, but tough news from NYU changes everything. Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) teaches Jimmy (John Ross Bowie) a “dad lesson” as he gets ready for a big job interview, and Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough) pressures JJ to prepare for a grand finale to their time together.
Hawaii Five-0: “He Kama Na Ka Pueo (Offspring of an Owl)”
In the new episode “He Kama Na Ka Pueo (Offspring of an Owl),” Five-0 investigates the murder of a man whose body may hold the key to a 20-year-old case involving a kidnapped girl whose father never stopped looking for her.
The Blacklist: “Lady Luck”
Liz (Megan Boone) and Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) investigate a Blacklister who offers to erase gambling debts — at a deceptively high price. Meanwhile, Dembe (Hisham Tawfiq) grows concerned as Red (James Spader) tests the loyalties of their business associates in search of the individual who turned him in to the police.
American Masters: “Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People”
Discover the man behind the award. A journalist who became a media mogul with an outspoken, cantankerous editorial voice and two bestselling newspapers, Joseph Pulitzer championed what he regarded as the sacred role of the free press in a democracy.
Blue Bloods: “Common Enemies”
Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) teams up with his archnemesis, Luis Delgado (returning guest star Lou Diamond Phillips), to take down a vicious murderer the new episode “Common Enemies.”
Crazy Cakes: “Bears and Pinball Cakes”
Cooking Channel, 11pm
Bakers in Texas create an unbearably cool cake that has an element of surprise, and a knight in shining armor becomes a cake fit for medieval royalty. Next, a bar mitzvah cake is filled with the celebrant’s favorite things, and an edible pinball cake lights up and is ready to be played!
Saturday, April 13
ESPN & ABC, beginning at 12:30pm Live
The NBA playoffs begin as 16 teams enter the long grind to the NBA Finals. ESPN and ABC combine to televise four conference quarterfinal games today.
Golf: The Masters: Third Round
CBS, 3pm Live
CBS airs live afternoon coverage of the Masters’ third round from Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
Major League Baseball
FS1, beginning at 4pm Live
The Colorado Rockies are at the San Francisco Giants and the N.Y. Mets are at the Atlanta Braves for FS1’s Saturday MLB doubleheader.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Toyota Owners 400
FOX, 7:30pm Live
Richmond Raceway in Virginia hosts Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Larson and other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stars for the Toyota Owners 400 primetime race on FOX.
Eric (Luke Roberts) and the team enter the cutthroat world of ballet as they work to rescue two kidnapped ballerinas in the new episode “Prima.”
Bottled With Love
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
In a moment of impulsivity, Abbey (Bethany Joy Lenz) pours out her feelings in an anonymous letter that she seals inside a bottle and tosses into Boston Harbor. Months later, the bottle is discovered by Nick (Andrew Walker), the son of Abbey’s boss. As Abbey and Nick begin an anonymous email courtship, their real-world relationship gets off to a rough start when they are assigned to work together on a project, not knowing their irritating partner is the same person they’ve been romancing online.
The Resurgence: DeMarcus Cousins
This new sports documentary shares enigmatic NBA superstar DeMarcus Cousins’ roller-coaster ride through free agency that culminated in a shocking one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors, and chronicles his private and emotionally charged journey back from a devastating Achilles injury.
Nate & Jeremiah by Design
Interior design couple Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent return to save desperate homeowners whose “money pits” have left them overwhelmed and defeated. The stakes are even higher in Season 3 as Nate and Jeremiah are pulling out all the stops to tackle the most challenging renovations to date.
Saturday Night Live: “Emma Stone/BTS”
NBC, 11:30pm Live
The Favourite’s Emma Stone returns to Studio 8H for her fourth appearance as host. This time she’s joined by South Korean musical guest BTS, a.k.a. the biggest boy band since One Direction.