On TV this Sunday: Kate Winslet returns to the small screen, Godfather of Harlem kicks off its second season and the Academy of Country Music Awards two-steps to CBS. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Kate Winslet Stars in Mare of Easttown, Godfather of Harlem Returns, ACM Awards and More
Roll Up Your Sleeves
President Biden, Barack and Michelle Obama, Dr. Fauci and others educate Americans about the importance of getting vaccinated to help end the pandemic.
Elle King and Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, Luke Combs and more perform; Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton host. (View nominees.)
Lisa gets a new imaginary friend — in the form of a depressed British singer from the ’80s (voiced by Sherlock‘s Benedict Cumberbatch).
While bombs fall on London, President Roosevelt extends an invitation to Martha and her kids.
The Charmed Ones try to contain the evil unleashed by the Tomb of Chaos. (Phoebe’s OG Charmed Relationships, Ranked!)
City on a Hill
New time slot alert! Jackie deals with the consequences of his actions; Rickey prepares to testify; Grace makes an unfortunate miscalculation.
Confronting a Serial Killer
Docuseries premiere: While researching a crime novel, author Jillian Lauren investigates Sam Little, the most prolific serial killer in American history.
Fear the Walking Dead
Ginny’s enemies finally catch up to her, while a stand-off occurs between Virginia, her rangers and Morgan’s group. (R.I.P., [Spoiler]!)
Godfather of Harlem
Season 2 premiere: After three months of hiding, Bumpy Johnson works to lift sanctions and reunite with his family. (Watch trailer.)
The People v. the Klan
Docuseries finale (two episodes): The Mobile D.A. charges Henry Hays with murder; a multi-million-dollar civil suit is filed against the United Klans of America.
When Calls the Heart
Nathan’s revealed secret devastates Elizabeth; a mysterious businessman arrives in town. (Who’s replacing Chesapeake Shores’ Jesse Metcalfe?)
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
Zoey gets in over her head when she tries to help Emily with a problem; Max, Simon and Mo share a night of bonding. (Who’s playing Zoey’s therapist?)
Mare of Easttown
Limited series premiere: A detective (Mildred Pierce‘s Kate Winslet) investigates a small-town murder as life crumbles around her; Jean Smart (Watchmen), Evan Peters (American Horror Story), Guy Pearce (Mildred Pierce) and Julianne Nicholson (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) co-star. (Read review and Winslet Q&A.)
Lucy notices Tim is being kinder to his new trainee than he was to her; Nolan volunteers to guard a professor’s home.
♦ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY ♦
On April 18, 1979, Real People — considered one of the first “reality” series, and whose hosts included Sarah Purcell, Byron Allen, Skip Stephenson and Fred Willard — premiered on NBC.