What to Watch Tonight

The Brittany Murphy Story, The Chair Unfolds and More

  • ABC
    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

    The racing action continues from Virginia’s Richmond International Raceway.

  • Lifetime
    The Brittany Murphy Story

    This original film recounts the circumstances surround-ing the actress’ untimely death — with an extra dash of drama, because Lifetime. Amanda Fuller (Last Man Standing) fills the title role, while Twin Peaks‘s Sherilyn Fenn plays Brittany’s mom. (A Brittany-centric Beyond the Headlines follows at 10 pm.)

  • CBS
    Person of Interest

    Repeat to Revisit: In the penultimate Season 3 episode, the Machine sends the team five different numbers to investigate after details of an impending catastrophe are blocked.

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who

    The Doctor must join forces with Robin Hood when robots threaten Sherwood Forest. (Will there be Merry Cybermen?)

  • Starz

    When Claire joins the Mackenzie rent-collecting trip, she is shocked to see Dougal using Jamie’s scars to gain sympathy for the Jacobite cause.

  • AMC
    Hell on Wheels

    Elam tries to recover from a savage bear attack in a Comanche village, in order to return to Cheyenne.

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    Don't Trust the B— in Apartment 23

    Chloe hires a P.I. to track down the original b— in Apartment 23, who once stole her dream of becoming a dancer on TV. Wow, that is a b— move.

  • BBC America

    Jack returns home to find that Amy has reappeared, distraught. Meanwhile, Madison is determined to get to Seattle, no matter the cost.

  • Starz
    The Chair

    Series premiere: This docuseries follows two first-time film directors as they lens separate films adapted from the same original screenplay. At the end of the season, the audience will determine which director gets dibs on Star Wars IX receives $250,000.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Rewatch one of last season’s best monologues (courtesy of host Louis C.K.) and musical performances (courtesy of Sam Smith).