What to Watch Today

Netflix's Stowaway to Mars, Rutherford Falls Premieres, Cher, Whales, Hell's Kitchen Finale and More

Netflix Stowaway

On TV this Thursday: Ed Helms reteams with Office boss Mike Schur, Cher wants to save The Loneliest Elephant and Netflix has an out-of-this-world Stowaway problem. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Paramount+
    Cher and the Loneliest Elephant

    The documentary follows Cher as she races to Pakistan to help save Kaavan, a four-ton elephant who must be transported more than 2,300 miles in the midst of a global pandemic.

  • HBO Max
    Ellen's Next Great Designer

    Series premiere: DeGeneres gives up-and-coming furniture designers a chance to push their creativity to the limit; Scott Foley hosts. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Life in Color With David Attenborough

    The three-part docuseries reveals how animals use color to survive and thrive in the wild.

  • Peacock
    Rutherford Falls

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): From creators Ed Helms, Mike Schur and Sierra Teller Ornelas comes this comedy about lifelong best friends (Helms and comedian Jana Schmieding) on opposite sides of a small-town debate. (Watch trailer.)

  • Disney+
    Secrets of the Whales

    James Cameron’s four-part docu showcases the communication skills and social structures of five whale species; Sigourney Weaver narrates.

  • Netflix
    Stowaway

    Daniel Dae Kim, Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette headline this film about a stowaway (Wynonna Earp‘s Shamier Anderson) who imperils a mission to Mars.

  • Paramount +, Hulu
    Younger

    Liza fact-checks Quinn’s manuscript; Maggie gets an intriguing job offer and a new love interest. (Psst… hear about Hilary Duff’s new gig?)

  • PBS
    Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

    The three-hour program follows Thunberg as she witnesses the impacts of climate change in Denmark, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

  • Fox
    Hell's Kitchen

    Season 19 finale: Kori Sutton and Mary Lou Davis vie for a life-changing grand prize, including a Head Chef gig at Ramsay’s Lake Tahoe restaurant.

  • The CW
    2040

    The two-hour documentary explores a positive vision of the future where humanity has solved climate change. (Walker and Legacies return May 3.)

  • ABC
    Grey's Anatomy

    Jo needs Bailey’s approval to switch specialties; Winston comes up with an out-of-the-box idea. (New #Japril photos!)

  • CBS
    Mom

    In the series’ fourth-to-last episode, Bonnie and Tammy’s new business takes its toll on their friendship.

  • IFC
    Film Independent Spirit Awards

    Saturday Night Live‘s Melissa Villaseñor hosts the virtual ceremony. (View nominees.)

  • NBC
    Law & Order: Organized Crime

    Benson joins Stabler for a family gathering; the Wheatleys celebrate an important birthday; Bell investigates an accidental death.