What to Watch Today

The Oscars, Stormy SMILF, True Detective Finale and More

  • ABC
    American Idol: A New Journey Begins

    Host Ryan Seacrest sits with judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie to discuss Season 17, ahead of its premiere on Sunday, March 3.

  • ABC
    Academy Awards

    Three hours: Cinema’s biggest night goes on without a Hart host, live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles; Adam Lambert and Queen, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, Bette Midler and Jennifer Hudson perform. (View nominees.)

  • Hallmark Channel
    When Calls the Heart

    Season 6 premiere: Elizabeth finds a balance between teaching and motherhood; Bill and Gowen clash over the saloon. (Spinoff update!)

  • HBO
    True Detective

    Season 3 finale (75 minutes): Wayne struggles to stay grounded in reality, as the truth of the Purcell case is revealed. (Not yet renewed.)

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    62 minutes: Alpha leads a group against the Hilltop to retrieve her daughter; a supply run takes a dangerous turn. (Fall behind? Read Episode 10 recap.)

  • Showtime

    Kevin and Veronica work to bring the neighborhood together after a blackout; Carl grows suspicious of Debbie’s relationship with Kelly.

  • PBS

    Albert and Palmerston risk their reputations; Victoria must decide where her allegiance lies.

  • Showtime

    In a flashback to 2014, Bridgette and Rafi deal with impending parenthood; Ally Sheedy (Psych) and adult film star-turned-alleged Trump mistress Stormy Daniels guest-star. (Get First Look.)

  • HBO
    High Maintenance

    An elderly woman (The Affair‘s Kathleen Chalfant) gets an offer to model in an ad campaign; a veterinarian (Lost‘s Ken Leung) starts an unorthodox treatment to help his depression. 

  • ABC
    Whiskey Cavalier

    Series sneak preview: From EP Bill Lawrence (Scrubs) comes this procedural about an FBI agent (Scandal‘s Scott “Nobody Cares, Sean” Foley) and a CIA operative (The Walking Dead‘s Lauren Cohan) who oversee an interagency team of flawed spies. (Watch trailer; an encore airs Wednesday at 10/9c, in its regular time slot.)