TV THIS WEEK

Los Angeles Times - - THE GUIDE -

SUN­DAY

The news pe­cial “Rise: The Prom­ise of My Brother’s Keeper” ex­am­ines ef­forts to im­prove the ed­u­ca­tional and ca­reer prospects of dis­ad­van­taged young peo­ple. 7 p.m. Dis­cov­ery Chan­nel, OWN

A Bri­tish of­fi­cer (Ai­dan Turner) self-de­ports fol­low­ing the Amer­i­can Revo­lu­tion in a new adap­ta­tion of “Poldark” on “Mas­ter­piece.” 9 p.m. KOCE

Along-mar­ried cou­ple con­sid­ers di­vorce just as their daugh­ter gets en­gaged in the new TV movie “Love, Again.” With Teri Polo. 9 p.m. Hall­mark Chan­nel

Colin Far­rell cops an at­ti­tude in an all-new, L.A.set it­er­a­tion of last sum­mer’s hit crime drama “True De­tec­tive.” Vince Vaughn, Rachel Mc Adams and Tay­lor Kitsch also star. 9 p.m. HBO

Ahoy! The ac­tion drama “The Last Ship” set sails for a sec­ond sea­son. With Eric Dane. 9 p.m. TNT

“Game of Thrones’ ” Oona Chap­lin didn’t sur­vive that se­ries’ “Red Wed­ding.” Per­haps she’ll fare bet­ter in “The Crim­son Field,” a new drama about nurses dur­ing WWI. 10 p.m. KOCE

Dwayne John­son rocks Mi­ami in the sports-biz sendup “Ballers” and Jack Black tries to not rock Pak­istan in the new geo-po­lit­i­cal satire “The Brink.” 10 and 10:30 p.m. HBO

MON­DAY

The new doc­u­men­tary “Re­quiem for the Dead: Amer­i­can Spring” looks at gun vi­o­lence in these United States. 9 p.m. HBO

Is­sues of race, sex­u­al­ity, gen­der iden­tity and the right to self-de­fense in­ter­sect in the new doc­u­men­tary “Out in the Night” on “POV.” 10 p.m. KOCE TUES­DAY

Prowrestling’s Chris Jeri­cho takes over as host on the re­turn of the re­al­ity com­pe­ti­tion “WWE Tough Enough.” 8 p.m. USA

“Front­line” shines a light on the dan­gers faced by im­mi­grant women work­ing in the jan­i­to­rial in­dus­try in the ex­posé “Rape on the Night Shift.” 10 p.m. KOCE

Gilded-Age girls just want to have fun in the new sit­com “Another Pe­riod” star­ring Natasha Leg­gero and Riki Lind­home. 10:30 p.m. Com­edy Cen­tral WED­NES­DAY

Their casa is your casa as “Big Brother” opens its doors for another sea­son. 8 p.m. CBS; also Thu.

What­was life like for the “First Peo­ples” to in­habit Africa, Asia, the Amer­i­cas, etc.? See for your­self in this an­thro­po­log­i­cally minded new se­ries. 9 p.m. KOCE

Gabriel Macht, Pa­trick J. Adams and Gina Tor­res suit up for a fifth sea­son of “Suits.” 9 p.m. USA

“Duck Dy­nasty” and “Coun­try Buck$” are back with new episodes. 9:30 and 10 p.m. A&E

Domo ari­gato, “Mr. Ro­bot.” Chris­tian Slater and “The Pa­cific’s” Rami Malek play com­puter hack­ers in this dark new cy­ber-drama. 10 p.m. USA THURS­DAY

Wrong an­swers are re­warded with showers of goop— gua­camole, maple syrup, etc.— in the new quiz show “Boom!” 8 p.m. Fox

There’s no place like “Un­der the Dome” on the re­turn of this sci-fi drama based on the Stephen King novel. 9 p.m. CBS

The cop dra­mas “Rookie Blue” and “Grace­land” re­turn with new sea­sons. 10 p.m. ABC; 10 p.m. USA

Busted! The new doc­u­men­tary se­ries “Amer­i­can Take­down” goes for ride­a­longs with lawen­force­ment of­fi­cials fro­mall over the coun­try. 10 p.m. A&E

FRI­DAY

The new bio-doc “What Hap­pened, Miss Si­mone?” re­mem­bers icon­o­clas­tic singer, song­writer and ac­tivist Nina Si­mone. Any­time, Net­flix

The 2013 mu­si­cal “Teen Beach Movie” begets a se­quel, “Teen Beach 2.” 8p.m. Dis­ney Chan­nel

Steve Carell and Jen­nifer Garner are the nom­i­nal grownups in wacky 2014 fam­ily com­edy “Alexan­der and the Ter­ri­ble, Hor­ri­ble, No Good, Very Bad Day.” 8 p.m. Starz

Canwe get an amen? Aretha Franklin, Shirley Cae­sar and Em­my­lou Harris take part in a cel­e­bra­tion of gospel mu­sic on an all new “In Per­for­mance at the White House.” 9 p.m. KOCE The new doc­u­men­tary “Dennis Rod­man’s Big Bang in Py­ongyang” fol­lows the col­or­ful for­mer NBA star on one of his good­will mis­sions to North Korea. 9 p.m. Show­time

That’s like so five min­utes ago for the time-trav­el­ing gal pals in the new sit­com “Best Friends When­ever.” 9:53 p.m. Dis­ney Chan­nel SATUR­DAY

“John Wick” takes a lick­ing and keeps on kick­ing and punch­ing in this 2014 re­venge saga star­ring Keanu Reeves. 8 p.m. HBO

“Shake It Up’s” Bella Thorne par­ties a lit­tle too hard in the made-for-ca­ble cau­tion­ary tale “Per­fect High.” 8 p.m. Life­time

“Amer­i­can Idol’s” Adam Lam­bert is slated to per­form as LGBT ac­tivists are saluted at the sec­ond-an­nual “Logo Trail­blazer Hon­ors.” 8 p.m. Logo

Y’all’re in­vited to “A Coun­try Wed­ding” in this ro­man­tic new TV movie star­ring Jesse Met­calfe and Au­tumn Reeser. 9 p.m. Hall­mark Chan­nel

Anne Hath­away falls for one of those sen­si­tive and scruffy guys with a guitar in the 2015 in­die fa­ble “Song One.” 9 p.m. Show­time

“Free Bird!” Lynyrd Skynyrd and coun­try star Brant­ley Gil­bert share the stage on a new “CMT Cross­roads.” 10 p.m. CMT

Lacey Ter­rell HBO

COLIN FAR­RELL stars in a new sea­son of HBO’s “True De­tec­tive.”

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