What’s on TV This Week: Steve Carell in ‘Space Force’ and more

Steve Carell, front, heads the cast of the new Netflix series "Space Force."
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A two-part “30 for 30” details the saga of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. 6 and 9 p.m. ESPN, ESPN2; concludes May 31

This year’s “National Memorial Day Concert” includes a salute to frontline healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna cohost. 8 and 9:30 p.m. KOCE

More fractious mother-daughter duos join the fray in new episodes of the reality series “sMothered.” 10 p.m. TLC


Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson reach the end of the road in the series finale of the off-kilter comedy Run.” 10:30 p.m. HBO


The true story of the domestic abuse survivor who became a tabloid sensation is told in the new TV movie “I Was Lorena Bobbitt.” With Dani Montalvo. 8 p.m. Lifetime

His face is on the fifty: The three-night docu-series “Grant” profiles the Civil War general turned 18th U.S. president. 9 p.m. History Channel; also Tue.-Wed.

Settlers eke out an existence in the wilderness in 17th century New France in “Barkskins,” a new miniseries based on the Annie Proulx novel. With David Thewlis and Marcia Gay Harden. 9 and 10 p.m. National Geographic Channel

Tamar Braxton and stylist to the stars Johnny Wright turn hair-don’ts into hairdos in the new reality series “To Catch a Beautician.” 9 and 9:30 p.m. VH1


Wry observations from a land Down Under are the order of the day in “Hannah Gadsby: Douglas,” the Aussie comic’s latest standup special. Anytime, Netflix


“Modern Family’s” Sofia Vergara joins the judges’ table for a new season of “America’s Got Talent.” Terry Crews hosts. 8 p.m. NBC

The documentary “Viral: Anti-Semitism in Four Mutations” shines a light on the alarming rise in hate crimes directed at Jews in Europe and the U.S. 9 p.m. KOCE

Contestants put their best feet forward for Jennifer Lopez and company in another season of the reality competition “World of Dance.” 10 p.m. NBC


A DNA expert lends her expertise to cops working cold cases in the new true crime series “The Genetic Detective.” 10 p.m. ABC


“Pitch Perfect’s” Anna Kendrick plays a gal trying to find good man in Manhattan in the new rom-com anthology “Love Life.” Anytime, HBO Max

There’s a Muppet at the microphone in the star-studded talk show “The Not Too Late Show with Elmo.” Anytime, HBO Max


#HerToo: Music executive Drew Dixon goes “On the Record” with her sexual assault allegations against hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons in this documentary. Anytime, HBO Max

Simmons accuser Drew Dixon had ties to OWN president Tina Perry, one of Winfrey’s inner circle.

Stars from music, comedy and sports perform feats of strength in the new reality competition “Game On!” Keegan-Michael Key hosts 8 p.m. CBS

It’s not just me kangaroo that’s getting tied down, sport, in the spinoff “Married at First Sight: Australia.” 9 p.m. Lifetime


“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” are back in action for a seventh and final season that kicks off in the 1930s. With Clark Gregg and Ming-Na Wen. 10 p.m. ABC

Our intrepid host treks into the wilds of Oman on the Arabian peninsula on the season finale of “Expedition With Steve Backshall.” 10 p.m. KOCE

All aboard for a second season of the “Soul Train”-inspired drama American Soul. With Sinqua Walls as Don Cornelius. 10 p.m. BET

“River Monsters” host Jeremy Wade wades into “Mysteries of the Deep” in this new series. First stop: The Bermuda Triangle. 10 p.m. Discovery Channel



The legal drama “The Good Fight” wraps its fourth season. With Christine Baranski. Anytime, CBS All Access

You’re invited to “Questlove’s Potluck,” a star-studded benefit hosted by the cofounder of the Roots, a.k.a. the “Tonight Show” house band. With Tiffany Haddish, Hannibal Buress, Zooey Deschanel, et al. 10 p.m. Food Network



One family will rise to stop a developer’s scheme to raze New York’s “Central Park” in this tune-filled animated sitcom. With the voices of Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Josh Gad, Stanley Tucci and “Hamilton’s” Leslie Odom, Jr. Anytime, Apple TV+

Muslim American comic Ramy Youssef is back for a second season of his self-titled, New Jersey-set sitcom “Ramy.” Anytime, Hulu

“Somebody Feed Phil,” he’s still hungry in new episodes of this foodie travelogue starring “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Phil Rosenthal. Anytime, Netflix

It’s Steve Carell’s command, he’s in charge, the boss, the head man, top dog, big cheese, a head honcho in the satirical series “Space Force.” With John Malkovich, Lisa Kudrow and the late, great Fred Willard. Anytime, Netflix


From “Fernwood 2 Night” to Christopher Guest satires and lately on “Modern Family” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” Fred Willard was satire comedy great.

The truth is out there, somewhere in “The Vast of Night” in this 2019 indie sci-fi thriller set in 1950s New Mexico. With Sierra McCormick and Jake Horowitz. Anytime, Amazon Prime

Only one contestant will sashay her way to victory on the season finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race.” 8 p.m. VH1

The new standup special “Jesus Trejo: Stay at Home” finds the comic riffing on his life as the son of Mexican immigrants. 9 p.m. Showtime



Ground control to Natalie Portman: The actress plays an astronaut who has a hard time coming back down to Earth in director Noah Hawley’s 2019 drama Lucy in the Sky.” With Ellen Burstyn and Jon Hamm. 8 p.m. HBO

Someone’s been naughty, but it’s not “The Captive Nanny” in this new thriller. With Karynn Moore and Austin Highsmith. 8 p.m. Lifetime


TV Grids for the entire week of May 24 - 30 in a printable PDF


Looking for what to watch on TV? Here are the television listings from the Los Angeles Times in printable PDF files.