What’s on TV Tuesday, March 31: ‘FBI’ on NBC; coronavirus TV specials

Jeremy Sisto and Alana De La Garza in a new episode of the crime drama "FBI" on CBS.
(Michael Parmelee / CBS)


American Experience The timely repeat “Influenza 1918" documents the viral epidemic blamed for the deaths of 600,000 Americans in the early part of the 20th century. 8 p.m. KOCE

FBI The team investigates a drug deal gone bad after the body of a college student is found. Police Det. Hailey Upton (Tracy Spiridakos) works with the team on the investigation and finds her methods clash with the bureau’s. Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto, Alana De La Garza and Zeeko Zaki star. 9 p.m. CBS

Empire Teri’s (Meta Golding) concerns about Andre’s (Trai Byers) erratic temper escalate as their wedding day arrives. Also, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) confronts Giselle (Nicole Ari Parker) after making a shocking discovery and Yana (guest star Kiandra Richardson) starts to fall for Lucious (Terrence Howard) again. Rhyon Nicole Brown and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray also star. 9 p.m. Fox

The Biggest Loser All 12 contestants return in the season finale. 9 p.m. USA


One Day at a Time After a disastrous evening Penelope (Justina Machado) realizes she needs to change the way she handles her money. Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez and Marcel Ruiz also star in this new episode of the rebooted comedy. 9:32 p.m. Pop

For Life Aaron (Nicholas Pinnock) struggles to balance the demands of his own case while helping an inmate (Marcus Lavoi) who’s fighting for the right to marry his dying girlfriend (Aurora Rowland-Martinez). Timothy Busfield also stars in this new episode. 10 p.m. ABC

Frontline The new episode “Plastic Wars” investigates the constantly growing mountains of plastic waste in the U.S. and elsewhere. 10 p.m. KOCE

If Loving You Is Wrong As this soapy melodrama returns for its fifth and final season producers promise one mystery after another leading up to the series finale. In tonight’s premiere a long-suppressed family secret comes out. April Parker Jones, Amanda Clayton, Edwina Findley, Heather Hemmens and Charles Malik Whitfield star. 10 p.m. OWN

The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch This new one-hour unscripted series gains access to a 512-acre property in the Uinta Basin of Utah, reputed to be a hot-spot for paranormal and UFO-related activity. 10:03 p.m. History

Miracle Workers Al and Prince Chauncley (Geraldine Viswanathan, Daniel Radcliffe) face their biggest challenge yet in the conclusion of the two-part season finale of this quirky comedy. Steve Buscemi, Karan Soni, Jon Bass and Lolly Adefope also star. 10:30 p.m. TBS


Coronavirus Pandemic (N) 10 and 11 a.m. CNN

Coronavirus Update (N) Noon and 7 p.m. CW


Pandemic: What You Need to Know Noon ABC

Diario del coronavirus 3 p.m. Univision

Washington Journal Primetime 5 p.m. CSPAN

Coronavirus Crisis (N) 7 p.m. Fox


Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic 7 and 10 p.m. MSNBC; 10 p.m. NBC


The Scheme Filmmaker Pat Kondelis’ sports documentary chronicles the two-year undercover investigation into corruption in college basketball that led to the arrest in 2017 of Adidas executives and assistant coaches at some major college sports programs in a pay-for-play scheme. 9 p.m. HBO


CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today The COVID-19 pandemic. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC


KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Colton Underwood; Barbara Corcoran; Robert Herjavec; Rachel Platten; Cameron Mathison. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Ryan Josh Radnor (Hunters); Colton Underwood (“The Bachelor”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC


The View Kim Kardashian West; Sara Haines. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Talk Sean Hayes. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Dr. Oz Show Inside one of NYC’s busiest hospitals; healthcare battling the coronavirus; what hospitals need; 3-D images of a coronavirus patient; scammers preying on pandemic fears. (N) 1 p.m. KTTV

The Kelly Clarkson Show Josh Gad; Grace VanderWaal. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC


Dr. Phil Maintaining good mental health; baby’s life-altering heart surgery is postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show An interview with Demi Lovato; Ellen sends Average Andy to Monster Jam; Justin Bieber performs. 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors Matt Fraser (“Meet the Frasers”). (N) 3 p.m. KCOP


Amanpour and Company (N) 11 p.m. KCET; midnight KVCR; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah The coronavirus. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Sophie Turner. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS


The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Demi Lovato performs; Jonathan Van Ness. (N) 11:35 p.m. KNBC

Nightline Coronavirus. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Jimmy Kimmel Live! Samuel L. Jackson; Jeff Tweedy performs. (N) 12:04 a.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Antonio Banderas; Rob Lowe; Kesha performs. 12:37 a.m. KCBS


Late Night With Seth Meyers Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

A Little Late With Lilly Singh Natalya Neidhart, Paige and Alexa Bliss. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC


Conan the Barbarian (1982) 9:18 a.m. and 10:54 p.m. Encore
A Few Good Men (1992) 9:30 a.m. AMC; 10 p.m. BBC America
The Winning Team (1952) 9:30 a.m. TCM
Split (2016) 10:30 a.m. FXX
Elysium (2013) 11 a.m. Sundance
A Beautiful Mind (2001) 11:27 a.m. Encore
Imperium (2016) 11:38 a.m. Starz
Speed (1994) 12:30 p.m. AMC
Mission: Impossible III (2006) 12:30 p.m. IFC
Spider-Man (2002) 1 p.m. FXX
Escape From Alcatraz (1979) 1:45 and 9 p.m. Encore
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) 1:45 p.m. TCM
A Simple Favor (2018) 2:10 p.m. Epix
Scrooged (1988) 3 p.m. TMC
Tropic Thunder (2008) 3:30 p.m. IFC
Doc Hollywood (1991) 3:30 p.m. Pop
Drag Me to Hell (2009) 3:40 p.m. Encore
Black Hawk Down (2001) 4 and 7 p.m. WGN America
Somewhere (2010) 4:55 p.m. Cinemax
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) 5:30 p.m. Freeform
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) 5:30 p.m. FX
Selena (1997) 6 and 9 p.m. E!
Hitch (2005) 6 and 10:02 p.m. Pop
Platoon (1986) 6 p.m. Showtime
Wonder (2017) 6:05 p.m. Epix