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Kate Winslet Stars in Mare of Easttown, Godfather of Harlem Returns, ACM Awards and More

Mare of Easttown Premiere

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.

  • NBC
    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.

  • CBS
    ACM Awards

    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.)

  • Fox
    The Simpsons

    Lisa gets a new imaginary friend — in the form of a depressed British singer from the ’80s (voiced by Sherlock‘s Benedict Cumberbatch).

  • PBS
    Atlantic Crossing

    While bombs fall on London, President Roosevelt extends an invitation to Martha and her kids.

  • The CW
    Charmed

    The Charmed Ones try to contain the evil unleashed by the Tomb of Chaos. (Phoebe’s OG Charmed Relationships, Ranked!)

  • Showtime
    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.

  • Starz
    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.

  • AMC
    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]!)

  • EPIX
    Godfather of Harlem

    Season 2 premiere: After three months of hiding, Bumpy Johnson works to lift sanctions and reunite with his family. (Watch trailer.)

  • CNN
    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.

  • Hallmark Channel
    When Calls the Heart

    Nathan’s revealed secret devastates Elizabeth; a mysterious businessman arrives in town. (Who’s replacing Chesapeake Shores’ Jesse Metcalfe?)

  • NBC
    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?)

  • HBO
    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.)

  • ABC
    The Rookie

    Lucy notices Tim is being kinder to his new trainee than he was to her; Nolan volunteers to guard a professor’s home.


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