On TV this Tuesday: Big Sky goes on break, The Oval and Queen Sugar return, and Saturday Night Live‘s Kenan Thompson headlines a new family comedy. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Kenan and Young Rock Bow, The Oval and Queen Sugar Return, Big Sky Heads for Hiatus and More
Nic’s close friend/former colleague Billie (Gotham‘s Jessica Lucas) returns to support her during her recovery; Bell asks his stepson for a favor.
Two Sentence Horror Stories
Two episodes: A Nigerian nurse wrestles with a dark force. Then, in the Season 2 finale, an Indigenous man and his girlfriend visit an Old West reenactment.
Tyler Perry's Madea's Farewell Play
Previously a BET+ exclusive: Perry’s final stage run as Madea features other fan-favorite characters such as Mr. Brown, Cora and Aunt Bam.
Series premiere: Presidential hopeful (on the show) Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recalls different chapters of his life, at ages 10, 15 and 18. (Watch trailer.)
Series premiere: A recently widowed morning-show host (SNL‘s Kenan Thompson) raises his daughters with help from his brother (SNL‘s Chris Redd) and father-in-law (Don Johnson); Kimrie Lewis (Single Parents) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song
The two-part docu reveals the broad history and culture of the Black church; interview subjects include Oprah, Yolanda Adams and Rev. Al Sharpton.
Each and Every Day
This timely documentary takes a look at the devastating toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on the mental health of teenagers.
This Is Us
The Pearsons navigate huge milestones from a distance, as Randall and Beth help Madison through labor. (Did Kevin travel to Canada without a passport?)
Series finale: Maggie and Jared are on the run; a chance encounter with Wade forces Jared to make a big decision. (Officially cancelled.)
Winter finale: When Cassie comes face to face with Ronald, it triggers a memory from the pair’s prior meeting. (Fall behind? Read Episode 8 recap.)
Season 6 premiere: Four new couples pack up their emotional baggage and head to Maui, where they’re joined by 24 sexy singles.
Season 2 premiere (special time): Laura’s discovery scare her half to death; Gayle needs a reality check; Richard presses Nancy for answers. (Read preview.)
👽 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 👽
On Feb. 16, 1967, the Star Trek episode “Space Seed” introduced Ricardo Montalbán’s Khan Noonien Singh.