What to Watch Today

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, Ken Burns Examines Benjamin Franklin, Good Doc and More

  • Spectrum
    Long Slow Exhale

    Series premiere (three episodes per week): Rose Rollins (The Catch) plays a women’s college basketball coach who finds herself in the middle of a potentially career-shattering scandal; Josh Lucas (The Mysteries of Laura), Famke Janssen (The Blacklist: Redemption) and Lyriq Bent (She’s Gotta Have It) co-star.

  • Hulu, Peacock
    Madagascar: A Little Wild

    Season 7 premiere (all six episodes): Marty has a chance to become a Junior Ranger Zebra; Melman must overcome stage fright; Alex tries his paw at cooking.

  • ABC
    American Idol

    As part of the Showstoppers Round, Idol hopefuls perform for the first time with a band, before two pairs of contestants face off in a sing-off before the judges.

  • NBC
    American Song Contest

    Three artists from Week 2 advance, while 12 additional artists from across the country perform an original song for America’s vote.

  • PBS
    Benjamin Franklin

    Airing over two consecutive nights, Ken Burns’ latest docuseries examines the life of one of America’s Founding Fathers; Part 1 chronicles the years 1706 to 1774; Part 2 takes us through his death in 1790.

  • HBO
    The Invisible Pilot

    Airing over the next three Mondays, this Adam McKay-EP’d docuseries presents the tale of a man who jumped off a bridge in 1977 despite a seemingly happy home life and a lucrative career as a pilot.

  • TBS
    NCAA Men's Basketball Championship

    Kansas takes on North Carolina, live from Caesars Superdome in New Orleans.

  • FX
    Better Things

    Sam fights zombies (in a movie, we assume), while Frankie dresses up.

  • ABC
    The Good Doctor

    Shaun, Asher and Lim help a teenage biohacker; Morgan looks to take the next step in her relationship with Park. (Read Episode 12 recap; just renewed!)

  • HBO
    My Brilliant Friend

    Elena cuts a family trip short after receiving shocking news about her sister Elisa.