March 17 – March 23
An adoption scam, Bob Odenkirk’s midlife crisis & all about Dr. Fauci
SATURDAY, March 18
The Hillsdale Adoption Scam
Keisha Knight Pulliam stars in this domestic drama, based on real events, when a successful couple discover a web of unsettling lies swirling around the unborn baby they’re planning to adopt (8 p.m., Lifetime).
SUNDAY, March 19
Emila Schule stars in the new Masterpiece drama series about the young woman who would become the last queen of France before meeting her fate in the late 1700s during the early days of the revolution (10 p.m., PBS).
Bob Odenkirk strikes again, in this eight-episode tale of midlife crisis set at a small, underfunded college in the Pennsylvania rust belt. Based on a novel by Pulitzer-prize winning Richard Russo (AMC+ and AMC).
MONDAY, March 20
Storming Caesar’s Palace
Documentary examines how a Vegas activist started a grassroots movements of moms to fight for universal base income in Sin City’s ivory-tower play palaces (10 p.m., PBS).
TUESDAY, March 21
American Masters: Dr. Tony Fauci
New documentary separates fact from fictions with a glimpse into the life of the renowned physician who found himself on the front lines (and in the middle) of America’s COVID-19 crisis (8 p.m., PBS).
WEDNESDAY, March 22
Waco: The Apocalypse
What happened when the federal government faced off against cult leader David Koresh, leading to a bloody 51-day siege 20 years ago, in 1993. It was captured at the time on live TV, but this three-part documentary takes you inside the madness (Netflix).
THURSDAY, March 23
The Night Agent
Based on the novel by Matthew Quick, this new series adaptation stars Gabriel Basso as a low-level FBI agent propelled into a dangerous conspiracy that ultimately leads all the way to the Oval Office (Netflix).