What’s on TV This Week: ‘The Ten Commandments,’ the Grammys, MLB’s opening day and more

Charlton Heston speaks while pointing and holding a staff in a scene from “The Ten Commandments”
Charlton Heston as Moses in the 1956 biblical epic “The Ten Commandments,” airing Saturday on ABC.
(American Cinematheque)


A day-long centenary salute to Doris Day includes the beloved star opposite Rock Hudson in the 1961 rom-com “Lover Come Back.” 5 p.m. TCM

Billie Eilish, Brandi Carlile and BTS — pause for screaming — are among the performers slated for “The 64th Grammy Awards.” “The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah hosts from Las Vegas. 5 p.m. CBS; also on Paramount+



“Dr. Quinn’s” Jane Seymour trades her stethoscope for a magnifying glass to play an amateur sleuth in the new mystery drama “Harry Wild.” Anytime, Acorn TV

A women’s college basketball coach (Rose Rollins) faces challenges on and off the court in the new drama “Long Slow Exhale.” With Josh Lucas. Anytime, Spectrum

March Madness reaches its climax in the final of the “2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.” 6 p.m. TBS, TNT, truTV; also Paramount+

If you think “Benjamin Franklin” got his face on the $100 bill because he invented electricity, you need to watch Ken Burns’ new two-part profile of the bespectacled Founding Father. 8 p.m. KOCE; concludes Tuesday

The docuseries “Secrets of Playboy” and “Secrets of the Chippendales Murders” end their respective runs. 9 and 10 p.m. A&E

A&E’s docuseries “Secrets of Playboy” has exposed a growing rift between accusers of Hugh Hefner and his media empire and the impresario’s loyalists.

Feb. 28, 2022

The docuseries “The Invisible Pilot” tells the shocking tale of a family man in 1970s Arkansas who led a double life running guns, smuggling drugs and getting mixed up in geopolitics. 9 p.m. HBO

Two best buds put their outdoor-survival skills to the test in the new four-part series “Mud, Sweat & Beards.” 11 p.m. USA


The new stand-up special “Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy” catches the comic and actor cracking wise from the cozy confines of a schmancy New York restaurant. Anytime, Netflix

The 2022 documentary “Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off” salutes the skateboarding legend who took the sport to a whole new level over the course of his two-decade pro career. 9 p.m. HBO

Sashay away! Meet a Washington, D.C., bureaucrat — and his drag performer alter ego — in the 2020 documentary “Queen of the Capital.” 9 p.m. Starz

Aspiring restaurateurs compete for a cool quarter-mil investment from chef Geoffrey Zakarian in the new series “Big Restaurant Bet.” 10 p.m. Food Network; also Discovery+



“The Hardy Boys” are back on the case in a second season of this detective drama based on the classic book series. Anytime, Hulu

The new docuseries “Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story” details the flood of sexual abuse allegations made against the once-beloved, now-deceased TV personality. Anytime, Netflix

“Community’s” Alison Brie and “Downton Abbey’s” Dan Stevens play one of two couples whose weekend getaway takes a twisted turn in director Dave Franco’s 2021 terror tale “The Rental.” Anytime, IFC Films Unlimited

French film legends Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche share the screen in Hirokazu Kore-eda’s 2019 mother-daughter drama “The Truth.” Anytime, IFC Films Unlimited

“Love Is Blind” co-hosts Nick and Vanessa Lachey help longtime couples come to a decision in the new reality series “The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On.” Anytime, Netflix

Fan favorites Natalie Lee and Deepti Vempati open up about their relationships with Shayne and Shake on the Netflix show, from the pods to the altar.

March 11, 2022

What’s the difference between a hippo and a Zippo? One’s really heavy and the other’s a little lighter! But seriously, the mighty hippopotamus is the subject of a new episode of “Nature.” 8 p.m. KOCE

Three women volunteer for a clinical trial to help find a cure for a deadly degenerative disease in “Determined: Fighting Alzheimer’s” on a new “Nova.” 9 p.m. KOCE

An anaplastologist plies her trade — fashioning prosthetics for patients missing an ear, a nose, etc. — in the new unscripted series “Body Parts.” 10 p.m. TLC


Watch as SpaceX founder Elon Musk and his team of engineers try to relaunch the Space Age in the 2020 documentary “Return to Space.” Anytime, Netflix

A young blind woman must use a new phone app to help her survive a home invasion in the 2022 thriller “See for Me.” Anytime, Shudder

Order up! The staff of a tony Long Island eatery live, laugh and love in the new reality series “Serving the Hamptons.” Anytime, Discovery+

An American reporter (“West Side Story’s” Ansel Elgort) winds up in hot water with the Japanese mob in the new crime drama “Tokyo Vice.” With Ken Watanabe. Anytime, HBO Max

Fore! The 2022 edition of pro golf’s “Masters Tournament” tees off in Augusta, Ga. Noon ESPN; also Friday, ESPN, and noon Saturday, CBS

Play ball! Opening day for Major League Baseball includes the Los Angeles Angels hosting the Houston Astros. 6:30 p.m. Bally Sports West

Host Cliff Crooks drills a fresh batch of recruits on how to command a kitchen in a second season of “Chef Boot Camp.” 10 p.m. Food Network


Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton find out that all is fair in love and espionage in the 2022 spy thriller “All the Old Knives.” With Laurence Fishburne. Anytime, Amazon Prime

“iCarly” is back online in a second season of the rebooted sitcom. Miranda Cosgrove stars. Anytime, Paramount+; also 9 p.m. Saturday, Nickelodeon


To retain Black talent, TV networks and film studios will need to step up in the fight against racist and sexist trolls. Ask Laci Mosley.

July 8, 2021

Two teenage thrashers seek a third to form a power trio and enter a “Battle of the Bands” in the 2022 comedy “Metal Lords.” Anytime, Netflix

Our friendly neighborhood Black cartoonist (Lamorne Morris) is back on the block in a second season of the satirical comedy “Woke.” Anytime, Hulu

Your Los Angeles Dodgers open their season with a visit to the Colorado Rockies. 1 p.m. SportsNet LA

Violinist-conductor Scott Yoo pays tribute to Romantic-era composer Amy Beach in a new “Now Hear This” on “Great Performances.” 9 p.m. KOCE

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center tunes up after a long pandemic-induced layoff in the new series “Chamber Music Society Returns.” 10 p.m. KOCE

Robin Thede and company return to tickle your funny bone in new episodes of “A Black Lady Sketch Show. 11 p.m. HBO


Moses (Charlton Heston) learns his true parentage, delivers the Hebrews and lays down the Law in Cecil B. DeMille’s effects-laden 1956 biblical epic “The Ten Commandments.” With Yul Brynner and Anne Baxter. 7 p.m. ABC

The Oscar winner played Moses and Michelangelo, then later became a darling of conservatism.

April 6, 2008

Pro football’s Rob Gronkowski and the aforementioned Miranda Cosgrove team up to co-host the “Kids’ Choice Awards 2022.” 7:30 p.m. Nickelodeon

This princess isn’t gonna waste time kissing frogs in the TV movie “A Royal Runaway Romance.” With Philippa Northeast. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Toni Braxton has an all-new mystery to solve in the TV movie sequel “Fallen Angels Murder Club: Heroes and Felons.” 8 p.m. Lifetime

Jake Gyllenhaal hosts and Camila Cabello performs on a new “Saturday Night Live.” 8:29 and 11:29 p.m. NBC

“Would I Lie to You?” Yes, I would. Meanwhile, celebrities attempt to bamboozle each other in this new game show. Aasif Mandvi hosts. 8:30 p.m. The CW

Oh, ho, ho, it’s magic, you know, never believe it’s not so with new episodes of “Masters of Illusion.” 9 p.m. The CW

A new “Lost LA” tells the stories of the artists, filmmakers, etc., who fled persecution in Nazi-occupied Europe and settled here in our fair city. 9 p.m. KCET

A reporter investigates the disappearance of her childhood BFF in the TV movie “She Went Missing.” 10 p.m. Lifetime

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