What’s on TV This Week: A ‘Kung Fu’ reboot, a Dolly Parton tribute and FDR on ‘Masterpiece’
You’re gonna hear her roar! “Malika the Lion Queen” is the pride of South Africa’s Kruger National Park in this nature doc. Angela Bassett narrates. 8 p.m. Fox
Helena Bonham Carter and other famous Brits recall how their forebears kept calm and carried on during WWII in the four-part series “My Grandparents’ War.” 8 p.m. KOCE
A Black mother takes in a pair of white foster kids in the TV movie “Color of Love.” With “Greenleaf’s” Deborah Joy Winans. 8 p.m. Lifetime
The close relationship that President Franklin D. Roosevelt (“Twin Peaks’” Kyle MacLachlan) shared with Norway’s Crown Princess Martha is recalled in the miniseries “Atlantic Crossing” on “Masterpiece.” 9 p.m. KOCE
The back story of the nefarious Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is fleshed out further as “The Walking Dead” ends its penultimate season. 9 p.m. AMC
Uneasy lies the head of London’s newly minted crime boss in the imported drama “Gangs of London.” With Joe Cole and “Game of Thrones’” Michelle Fairley. 10:14 p.m. AMC
Winter is here, all men must die and “Game of Thrones” will end — in a way that will no doubt leave many of us furious and all of us grief-stricken (especially if the “all men must die” is taken literally.)
“Birdgirl” takes flight in this spinoff of the animated comedy “Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law.” With the voice of Paget Brewster. Midnight, Adult Swim
March Madness comes to an end in — checks calendar — April, as the top two teams compete in the “2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament Final.” 6 p.m. CBS
Comic/commentator Greg Gutfeld enters the late-night talk-show fray with the new series “Gutfeld!” 8 p.m. Fox News Channel; also Tue.-Fri.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s” Terry Crews goes “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” around Iceland in this new episode. 9 p.m. National Geographic
Pam Dawber of “Mork & Mindy” fame — she was Mindy — starts a guest stint opposite real-life hubby Mark Harmon on a new “NCIS.” 8 p.m. CBS
Kenan’s mom (guest star Vanessa Bell Calloway) comes for a visit on a new “Kenan.” With Kenan Thompson. 8:30 p.m. NBC
How’s it hanging, “Chad”? “SNL’s” Nasim Pedrad plays the titular Persian American teen in this coming-of-age sitcom. 10:30 p.m. TBS
The country music star is everywhere these days. And she’s determined to bridge our seemingly countless divides.
They don’t know much about art but they know they like stealing it in the documentary “This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist” about a still-unsolved 1990 burglary at Boston’s Gardner Museum. Anytime, Netflix
Comic Jamie Lee counsels six couples preparing for their trips down the aisle in the new reality series “The Wedding Coach.” Anytime, Netflix
The legend continues in a reboot of the classic 1970s series “Kung Fu.” Olivia Liang stars in this updated version set in present-day San Francisco. 8 p.m. The CW
A struggling writer (Topher Grace, “That ’70s Show”) shares a fractious relationship with his two better-off siblings in the new sitcom “Home Economics.” 8:30 p.m. ABC
The four-part series “Exterminate All the Brutes” surveys the ravages that European colonialism has visited upon Indigenous peoples around the world. Raoul Peck (“I Am Not Your Negro”) directs. 9 and 10 p.m. HBO; also Thu.
The “Queen of the South” still reigns as this telenovela-style crime drama starring Alice Braga returns for a fifth and final season. 10:05 p.m. USA
That decaying hospital in 1970s London is evil — evil, I tells ya! — in the 2021 thriller “The Power.” With Rose Williams. Anytime, Shudder
She’s a “Rebel” and she’ll never be any good. “Married ... With Children’s” Katey Sagal stars as an Erin Brockovich-type crusader in this new legal drama. 10 p.m. ABC
I don’t know but I’ve been told, struggling chefs will receive remedial culinary training in the new unscripted series “Chef Boot Camp.” 10 p.m. Food Network
That’s easy for you to say: “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay” in a second season of this comedy drama starring Josh Thomas. 10 and 10:30 p.m. Freeform
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A Black family is made to feel unwelcome in an otherwise all-white neighborhood in 1950s L.A. in the debut of the terror anthology “Them.” Anytime, Amazon Prime
The nerve of some people: The late neurologist and bestselling author Oliver Sacks is saluted on a new “American Masters.” 9 p.m. KOCE
“Wynonna Earp” hangs up her spurs as this western-horror mashup starring Melanie Scrofano ends its four-season run. 10 p.m. Syfy
She’ll try anything once in the star-studded unscripted series “Doing the Most With Phoebe Robinson.” 11 and 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central
The documentary “Johnny Cash: Road to Redemption” revisits the Man in Black’s landmark 1968 live album “At Folsom Prison.” 6 and 9 p.m. Reelz
Thou shalt not, but she does anyway in the TV movie “Lust: A Seven Deadly Sins Story.” With Keri Hilson. 8 p.m. Lifetime
A matchmaker meets her match at a matchmaking festival in Ireland in the TV movie “As Luck Would Have It.” With JoAnna Garcia Swisher. 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel
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