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Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament, NatGeo's Barkskins, Lorena Bobbitt Biopic and More

Jeopardy! 2020 Teachers Tournament

On TV this Monday: Marcia Gay Harden leads NatGeo’s Barkskins adaptation, Lifetime chronicles the life of tabloid sensation Lorena Bobbitt and the Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament gets underway. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Check your local listings
    Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament

    Through June 5 | This two-week event, taped in early February, features 15 K-12 instructors competing for a $100,000 prize and a spot in the next edition of the Tournament of Champions.

  • DC Universe
    DC's Stargirl

    After an unexpected run-in with Brainwave, Courtney is targeted at Blue Valley High’s open house night. (Episode 1 earned an average reader grade of “A-.”)

  • Lifetime
    I Am Lorena Bobbitt

    TV-movie premiere: Counting Lorena Gallo as an EP, this telepic recounts her life’s journey as an immigrant bride-turned-battered wife who cut off her husband’s penis in 1993.

  • NBC
    The Titan Games

    Season 2 premiere (two hours): Everyday heroes go up against world-class professional athletes, including Olympic gold medalists, NFL stars and UFC champs.

  • NatGeo
    Barkskins

    Limited series premiere (two episodes per week): This 17th Century drama, based on Annie Proulx’s 2016 novel of the same name, chronicles the mysterious massacre of settlers in the vast and unforgiving wilds of 1690s New France; David Thewlis (Fargo) and Marcia Gay Harden (Code Black) star.

  • History
    Grant

    Docuseries premiere: From EP Leonardo DiCaprio comes this three-night event chronicling the life of Civil War hero-turned-president Ulysses S. Grant.

  • Science
    NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future

    120 minutes: This special chronicles the journey leading up to the launch of Space X’s Crew Dragon Capsule on Wednesday; Walton Goggins (The Unicorn) narrates.

  • TBS
    American Dad

    Stan is compelled to right an old wrong after he runs into a middle-school classmate; Francine attempts to scare Greg.

  • ABC
    The Baker and the Beauty

    An unlikely opponent attempts to seize control of Noa’s company, while an old friend comes to Daniel’s rescue. (Which ABC shows were renewed and cancelled?)

  • NBC
    Songland

    Unknown songwriters pitch their material to four-time Grammy Award-winning R&B group Boyz II Men.