What to Watch Today

First Lady Premiere, Doctor Who Special, Power Book IV and Shining Vale Wrap and More

  • ABC
    American Idol

    The Top 20 are revealed, as the remaining contestants once again perform for America’s vote. (Watch Top 24 performances.)

  • PBS
    Call the Midwife

    Nurse Crane receives news that could lead to an exciting adventure; Trixie takes on a case involving a paraplegic husband. (Read Episode 4 recap.)

  • BBC AMerica
    Doctor Who: Legend of the Sea Devils

    75-minute special: The doctor battles a monstrous alien force and its pirate queen in 19th-century China.

  • CBS
    The Equalizer

    McCall is forced to ask her ex-husband (Run the World‘s Stephen Bishop; see photos) to help with a gunshot victim and witness who’s being hunted by thieves. (How was Chris Noth written out?)

  • Starz
    Power Book IV: Force

    Season 1 finale: Powers shift in the drug game, as Tommy’s closest allies make decisions that could render him powerless. (Already renewed.)

  • The CW

    Archie, Jughead and Betty plan to turn Archie into a folk hero by performing a series of impossible feats; Percival targets Veronica, Toni and Tabitha. (Who’s returning?)

  • AMC
    Fear the Walking Dead

    Midseason premiere: A feverish Alicia takes refuge with a stranger while confronting her past. (Watch trailer.)

  • Showtime
    The First Lady

    Series premiere: This new anthology tells the story of three of the most famous presidential wives in U.S. history: Eleanor Roosevelt (The Crown‘s Gillian Anderson), Betty Ford (The Wizard of Lies‘ Michelle Pfeiffer) and Michelle Obama (How to Get Away With Murder‘s Viola Davis). (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO
    Winning Time

    Buss clashes with West over the coaching staff; Earvin heads to Boston to face off against rival Larry Bird. (Recently renewed.)

  • Starz
    Shining Vale

    Season 1 finale: The ending of Pat’s book is revealed, as the family fights for their souls. (Not yet renewed, but you’ll hope it is!)

  • NBC

    Bash is caught between an injured gang member and the cop looking for him.

  • HBO
    Game Theory With Bomani Jones

    Season 1 finale: The host sits for a one-on-one with Gamecocks coach Dawn Staley, and later makes a compelling argument for abolishing the NFL draft.