TV This Week, March 29-April 4: 'The Dovekeepers' on CBS

It's Jewish rebels versus a Roman legion at the siege of Masada in "The Dovekeepers" on CBS.

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This week's TV Movies


SUNDAY

It's Taylor Swift versus Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, et al., for artist of the year at the "iHeartRadio Music Awards." Jamie Foxx hosts. 8 p.m. NBC

"Call the Midwife" returns for a fourth season, and "Mr. Selfridge" is back for a third on "Masterpiece Classic." 8 and 9 p.m. KOCE

Church, cult or…? Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney investigates in the 2015 exposé "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief." 8 p.m. HBO

It's Jesus of Nazareth versus Pontias Pilate, Ciaphas, et al., in the TV movie "Killing Jesus" based on the Bill O'Reilly bestseller. With Kelsey Grammer and Stephen Moyer. 8 p.m. National Geographic Channel

Who will live and who will die? And who will die and maybe come back as a zombie? Find out on the fifth-season finale of "The Walking Dead." 9 p.m. AMC

MONDAY

The new series "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" surveys past, present and possible future treatments for this collection of often-fatal diseases. 9 p.m. KOCE; also Tue.-Wed.

Data is turned into infographics for your edification in the new series "The Big Picture With Kal Penn." 9 and 9:30 p.m. National Geographic Channel

It's Canadian pop star Justin Bieber versus Kevin Hart, Jeffrey Ross, et al., at "The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber." 10 p.m. Comedy Central

Oh, yeah! "Macho Man" Randy Savage heads the class at the "2015 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony." 11:05 p.m. USA

TUESDAY

The new docu-series "Twice Born — Stories From the Special Delivery Unit" follows surgical teams that specialize in operating on babies still in their mothers' wombs. 8 p.m. KOCE

It's Jewish rebels versus a Roman legion at the siege of Masada in the two-night tale "The Dovekeepers." With Cote de Pablo ("NCIS") and Sam Neill. 9 p.m. CBS; also Wed.

"Weird Loners" cohabitate, despite being loners, in this new sitcom. With Becki Newton. 9:30 p.m. Fox

Our heroine (Kathryn Prescott) gets kidnapped again! — on the sophomore-season premiere of "Finding Carter." 10 p.m. MTV

Never ask a woman her age ... especially if she's pretending to be much, much "Younger." Sutton Foster stars in this new sitcom from "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star. 10 and 10:30 p.m. TV Land

Jules, we hardly knew ye: Courteney Cox's "Cougar Town" uncorks its final episode. 10:30 p.m. TBS

WEDNESDAY

Host Ben Gleib is gonna mess with more contestants' minds on the return of "Idiotest." 8 p.m. GSN

Let the pros handle the April Fool's Day antics with "TruTV's Best Hoaxes Ever" and "TruTV's Best Pranks Ever." 8 and 8:30 p.m. TruTV

The insatiable Adam Richman returns with yet another series, "Man Finds Food." 9 and 9:30 p.m. Travel Channel

THURSDAY

Ouch! The eight-part dysfunctional-family drama "The Slap" offers its series finale. 10 p.m. NBC

Pastor Kevin Brown has about "8 Minutes" apiece to persuade prostitutes to give up the life in this new reality series. 10 p.m. A&E

It's humans versus the gods of "Olympus" in this new effects-laden fantasy-drama. With Tom York and Matt Frewer. 10 p.m. Syfy

It's Jimmy Fallon versus Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in the debut installment of "Lip Sync Battle" based on the popular "Tonight Show" segment. 10 and 10:30 p.m. Spike

The gritty crime drama "The Red Road" is back for a second season. Martin Henderson and "Game of Thrones'" Jason Momoa star. 10 p.m. SundanceTV

FRIDAY

No bones about it, "SNL's" Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig are "The Skeleton Twins" in this 2014 comedy-drama about estranged siblings. 8 p.m. Epix

Tony winner Billy Porter takes the stage on a new "Live From Lincoln Center" and Grammy winner Annie Lennox does likewise on a new "Great Performances." 9 and 10 p.m. KOCE

It's Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill versus spring break in the 2014 action-comedy sequel "22 Jump Street." 9 p.m. Starz

If you do want it that way, there's the 2015 music-doc "Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of." 9 p.m. VH1

SATURDAY

The Final Four have at it in back-to-back semifinals at "The 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament." 3 and 5:30 p.m. TBS, TNT, TruTV

"Jersey Boys" find fame as Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons in director Clint Eastwood's 2014 adaptation of this Tony-winning bio-musical. 8 p.m. HBO

A coed (Daveigh Chase) develops a "Killer Crush" on a college professor in this TV movie. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Candace Cameron Bure is on the case in the new TV movie "A Bone to Pick: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery." With Marilu Henner. 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Claire and Jamie (Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan) get back to doing the old Highland fling in new episodes of the Scotland-set fantasy-drama "Outlander." 9 p.m. Starz

Where's Zach Braff? He's around, somewhere, in the 2014 comedy "Wish I Was Here." With Kate Hudson, Josh Gad and Mandy Patinkin. 10 p.m. Cinemax

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