TV's Best Bets
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: “WELCOME TO GROVER’S BIRTHDAY”
CBS, 8 p.m.
Malcolm (Sheaun Mckinney) and Marty (Marcel Spears) come to the rescue when plans for Grover’s (Hank Greenspan) birthday party go awry in the new episode “Welcome to Grover’s Birthday.”
THE RESIDENT: “AFTER THE FALL”
FOX, 8 p.m.
Guest Star Alert! Melina Kanakaredes guest stars as murderess Lane Hunter, whose release from prison outrages her victims and their families.
GRETCHEN CARLSON: BREAKING THE SILENCE
Lifetime, 8 p.m.
In this one-hour special, awardwinning journalist and women’s advocate Gretchen Carlson travels the country uncovering untold stories of sexual harassment and abuse.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT: THE CHAMPIONS: “THE CHAMPIONS TWO”
NBC, 8 p.m.
The competition continues as 10 more of the most talented, memorable and all-around fanfavorite acts from America’s Got Talent series around the globe perform for judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Two of these acts will move on to the finals — one will receive a Golden Buzzer, and one will be voted through by a panel of AGT superfans. Terry Crews hosts.
DIRTY JOHN, THE DIRTY TRUTH
Oxygen, 8 p.m.
John Meehan (a.k.a. Dirty John) left a long line of victims in addition to Debra Newell. This two-hour special dives deep into his backstory with family, friends and the many women caught in his evil web. Through the lens of his female victims, we begin to understand the psychology of how and why they dated John and the pain they suffered while in his grasp.
MAGNUM P.I.: “NOWHERE TO HIDE”
CBS, 9 p.m. Magnum’s (Jay Hernandez) investigation into a missing persons case puts Higgins (Perdita Weeks) and Kumu (Amy Hills) in danger in the new episode “Nowhere to Hide.”
STREET OUTLAWS: NO PREP KINGS
Discovery Channel, 9 p.m. Season Premiere! In the new season of the epic race series, the rules have changed and no one is safe. Race masters Chuck and Boosted lead the infamous Street Outlaws crews as they compete with the fastest no prep racers in the nation for a shot at cash and other prizes valued at more than $500,000 — the biggest No Prep Series payout in history. Among the highlights, Ryan Martin returns to challenge former no-prep champion and rival Birdman after last year’s upset.
KIDS BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP: “SPOTS AND STRIPES FOREVER”
Food Network, 9 p.m. Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli take the bakers on a safari of sweetness as they challenge them to create mini cheesecakes with colorful animal prints such as tiger, zebra, leopard or giraffe.
FOX, 9 p.m.
New Series! Based on author Justin Cronin’s bestselling trilogy, The Passage is an eerie yet heartwarming thriller that focuses on a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. When a young girl is chosen to be a test subject, federal agent Brad Wolgast (Mark-paul Gosselaar) refuses to bring her in and sets out to protect her at any cost.
DONNA SUMMER: DISCO QUEEN
REELZ Channel, 9 p.m. Donna Summer launched to stardom during the 1970s disco era, when her remarkable talent changed the music landscape. Thanks to songs like “Love to Love You Baby” and “I Feel Love,” Summer would spend nearly 40 years in the spotlight, selling more than 100 million records. But mystery would surround the diva’s final years as a cancer diagnosis saw her pull far away from the public eye. Helping to tell Summer’s life story in this special are interviews with people close to her throughout her career.
THE GOOD DOCTOR: “QUARANTINE PART
ABC, 10 p.m.
The hospital is still in quarantine as Dr. Murphy (Freddie Highmore) continues to be overwhelmed by the chaos and noise in the emergency room; Dr. Reznick (Fiona Gubelmann) struggles to keep her patients alive; and Dr. Lim (Christina Chang) fights for her life. Meanwhile, Dr. Melendez (Nicholas Gonzalez) and Dr. Browne (Antonia Thomas) must find a way to complete their patient’s bone marrow transplant, despite the quarantine.
BULL: “SEPARATE TOGETHER”
CBS, 10 p.m.
Bull (Michael Weatherly) and his on-again, off-again romantic rival, Diana Lindsay (recurring guest star Jill Flint), join forces to create two separate but collaborative defense teams for an armed robbery case in the new episode “Separate Together.”
SIDELINED Lifetime, 10 p.m.
This short documentary from writer/director Galen Summer shares the story of the NFL cheerleaders who became involved in a controversy when they posed for Playboy magazine in 1978. Sidelined made its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and is a timely reflection on a culture still grappling with the double standards of female sexuality.
MADE IN STATEN ISLAND
MTV, 10 p.m.
New Series! Staten Island was home to New York’s most notorious mafia families. Now, a new crop of hustlers has emerged. The coming-of-age series follows eight Staten Islanders as they battle each other, and the odds, to step out from the shadows and change the reputation of the island. These friends will either choose wisely or fall prey to the mistakes of past generations.
MANIFEST: “KXTA” NBC, 10 p.m.
Willing to follow any lead to keep his son safe from The Major, Ben (Josh Dallas) heeds Cal’s (Jack Messina) calling to help Captain Daly (Frank Deal) clear his name for what happened to Flight 828. The journey uncovers a seeming conspiracy that stems all the way back to the day the plane disappeared. Meanwhile, Michaela (Melissa Roxburgh) assists Autumn (Shirley Rumierk) in her own journey of redemption — but has Autumn truly set out to redeem herself, or is she still working against the passengers?
INDEPENDENT LENS: “RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE”
PBS, 10 p.m. Fisherman Thomas Gonzales has lived through hurricanes and oil spills but now faces a bigger threat: monstrous 20-pound “swamp rats” who are eating up coastal wetlands.
Travel Channel, 10 p.m. New Series! This series follows brothers Josh and Jesse Feldman as they seek out America’s most fabled missing treasures. With a family history steeped in lost mines, buried gold and Old West lore, the Arizona natives aren’t typical treasure hunters. Each hunt is grounded in history and is highlighted by the siblings’ reverence for the past and their taste for adventure.
THOSE WHO CAN’T
trutv, 10 p.m.
Season Premiere! In Season 3, the gang struggles when a new strait-laced guidance counselor arrives and forces them to face their biggest challenge yet: accountability. The Smoot faculty scheme to maintain the status quo while facing the overwhelming challenges of bullies, inappropriate romantic entanglements, a dreaded taco-less Tuesday and a gamechanging turn that leaves the staff questioning everything — even the fate of Smoot!
Jamie Mcshane in “The Passage,” premiering at 9 p.m. Monday on FOX.