On TV this Sunday: Black Monday wraps its sophomore run, The Alienist investigates the Angel of Darkness and the short-lived baseball drama Pitch gets called up by basic cable. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Black Monday Finale, United Shades of America, John Lewis' Master Class, Pitch on BET and More
Oprah's Master Class: John Lewis
Encore presentation: Winfrey pays tribute to the late U.S. Congressman with a re-airing of this January 2018 program that explores Lewis’ involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Time slot premiere: A surprising guest attends The Pynk’s annual car wash; Autumn’s past collides with her present. (Premiere earned “B-” reader grade.)
Season 2 finale: Mo’s newly concocted plan to evade the FBI gets underway. (Not yet renewed.)
The Alienist: Angel of Darkness
Season 2 premiere: Sara Howard reunites with Dr. Kreizler and John Moore, as she opens a private detective agency in New York. (Watch trailer.)
Trig’s custody battle is threatened by an unexpected visit; a risky adventure tests Kevin’s fight-or-flight instinct. (Fall behind? Read Episode 4 recap.)
Season 5 finale: Will and Geordie visit a dead nun’s convent, where they match the sisters to a series of unsolved missing persons cases. (Renewed!)
Strickland tracks down the sergeant who originally worked the Dodson case; Mason visits his ex-wife and son. (Who earned kudos?)
Basic cable premiere (two episodes): In this beloved Fox drama, gifted athlete Ginny Baker (Brave New World‘s Kylie Bunbury) becomes Major League Baseball’s first female pitcher; Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Saved by the Bell), Ali Larter (Heroes), Mark Consuelos (Riverdale) and Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years) co-star. (Read Bunbury’s thoughts on a potential Season 2.)
Rip and the boys confront two men from John’s past; the cause of Beth and Jamie’s toxic relationship is revealed. (Fall behind? Read Episode 4 recap.)
Season 1 finale: Daniel, Margaret and Chandrika try to get John sprung; after being locked up for several days, John figures out who betrayed him.
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Season 2 finale: Ramsay braves a frigid winter, herds reindeer, and scuba dives in freezing waters, in his quest to explore traditional Norwegian cuisine.
I'll Be Gone in the Dark
As she and Paul study the Visalia Ransacker case, which bears striking similarities to EAR, Michelle becomes increasingly reliant on prescription drugs.
Charlie Manx cashes in a favor; Vic McQueen rides straight into a trap; a powerful creative called the Hourglass Man appears.
United Shades of America
Season 5 premiere (75 minutes): W. Kamau Bell travels to Pittsburgh to explore the damaging effects of systemic racism and white supremacy.