TV This Week Feb. 8 - 14: 'The Slap' on NBC and more

Uma Thurman, Thandie Newton, et al., star in the new NBC drama "The Slap"

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This week's TV Movies


SUNDAY

"30 for 30" presents "Of Miracles and Men," a new sports doc that tracks the Russian hockey team after their devastating loss to the U.S. squad at the 1980 Winter Olympics. 6 p.m. ESPN; 8 p.m. ESPN2

Madonna, John Legend, Miranda Lambert, Usher, Sam Smith, Pharrell Williams, AC/DC and Ariana Grande are on the marquee as performers at "The 57th Annual Grammy Awards." 8 p.m. CBS

Pip-pip and cheerio, it's "The British Academy Film Awards 2015" — a.k.a. the BAFTAs — where Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" leads the field with 11 nominations. 8 p.m. BBC America

The forecast calls for "Cloudy With a Chance of Love" in this made-for-cable romantic fable. Katie Leclerc, Stacey Dash and Gregory Harrison star. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

There are murders most foul in the new six-part docu-series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst." 8 p.m. HBO

They walk the walk and talk the talk on the return of the zombie drama "The Walking Dead" and the recap show "Talking Dead." 9 and 11:15 p.m. AMC

Ethics, schmethics! Bob Odenkirk reprises his role as "Breaking Bad" attorney Saul Goodman in the new prequel/spin-off "Better Call Saul." 10 p.m. AMC; also Mon.

MONDAY

"Antiques Roadshow" marks Black History Month by showcasing artifacts and memorabilia related to the African American experience. 9 p.m. KOCE

Kathy Griffin and company crack wise about Grammy Awards style on "Fashion Police." 9 p.m. E!

Mia Farrow helps shine a light on the fight for women's rights in Kenya in the conclusion of "A Path Appears." 10 p.m. KOCE

TUESDAY

A couple hope to go from "I will" to "I do" in the new special "Marry Me …Today." 7 p.m. FYI

Tuberculosis, the debilitating and often deadly bacterial infection once commonly called consumption, is explored on a new "American Experience." 9 p.m. KOCE

We've all got to go sometime. "Frontline" examines how doctors deal with patients for whom that'll be sooner rather than later in the new episode "Being Mortal." 10 p.m. KOCE

WEDNESDAY

"The Story Behind" the groundbreaking gay-themed sitcom "Will & Grace" is told in this new episode of the TV-centric series. 8:30 p.m. Pop

"Nova" visits the Colosseum — the one in Rome, not Exposition Park — for a look back at the engineering behind the gladiator games. 9 p.m. KOCE

"SCTV" alums Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara reside in a town without pity called "Schitt's Creek" in this new sitcom. Chris Elliott also stars. 10 and 10:30 p.m. Pop

THURSDAY

"The Slap" delivered to an unruly child sends an entire family reeling in this star-studded new drama. With Peter Sarsgaard, Uma Thurman, Thandie Newton, Melissa George, Zachary Quinto, Thomas Sadoski and Brian Cox. 8 p.m. NBC

He's been a Dougie, a Barney, a Hedwig, and hosted every awards show from here to Timbuktu. And now, Neil Patrick Harris will be James Lipton's guest on a new "Inside the Actors Studio." 8 p.m. Bravo

FRIDAY

The name's Bosch, Harry "Bosch." Titus Welliver ("Sons of Anarchy") stars in this new series based on Michael Connelly's novels about a dogged LAPD homicide detective. Anytime, Amazon

A high-schooler has a "Bad Hair Day" and then some in this new TV movie. Laura Marano and Leigh-Allyn Baker star. 8 p.m. Disney Channel

Don't forget the Motor City! Minister Deitrick Haddon from "Preachers of L.A." tries to get a hometown revival going in the spin-off "Preachers of Detroit." 8 p.m. Oxygen

The Bard's romantic dramas "Antony & Cleopatra" and "Romeo & Juliet" are the next plays under discussion on "Shakespeare Uncovered." 9 and 10 p.m. KOCE

"Mad Men's" Jon Hamm scours India for America's next great baseball star in the 2014 sports comedy "Million Dollar Arm." Lake Bell and Aasif Mandvi also star. 9 p.m. Starz

Techno-music maestro Moby serves as a guest judge on a new "King of the Nerds." 9 p.m. TBS

SATURDAY

A house divided is the set-up for the new TV movie "All of My Heart." Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott and Ed Asner star. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

A middle-aged woman returns to college and gets the surprise of her life in the TV movie "Back to School Mom." With Kimberly Elise. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Jenny from the block goes back home to rock the Bronx in "Neighborhood Sessions with Jennifer Lopez" 8 p.m. TNT

"The Imitation Game's" Benedict Cumberbatch portrays another real-life figure — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — in the 2013 docudrama "The Fifth Estate." 9 p.m. Showtime

"Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up" finds the comedian and talk-show host offering her views on life, love, family and her 2012 heart attack. 10 p.m. HBO

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