‘Moon Knight,’ ‘The Girl From Plainville,’ The Grammys and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


The Girl From Plainville: Elle Fanning stars in this new limited series based on the true-crime story about Michelle Carter, the woman who was charged with manslaughter after she encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself.  Hulu

American Idol: Hollywood Week begins! 7 p.m., ABC

Warrior Women with Lupita Nyong’o: In this docuseries, Lupita Nyong’o travels across Benin to uncover the truth about the “Agoji,” the African female fighters the Europeans called the “Amazons.” Premiere. 7 p.m., Smithsonian


How to Survive a Pandemic: This documentary follows the race to develop, manufacture, and distribute a vaccine during a deadly global pandemic. Premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

The Murdochs: Empire of Influence: CNN’s new streaming service, CNN+, launches today, with a number of titles, including this limited series about Rupert Murdoch and the media empire he built. Premiere. CNN+

Frontline: Plot to Overturn the Election: A look into the origins of disinformation about the 2020 election. 9 p.m., PBS

Name That Tune: Season premiere. 8 p.m., Fox


Moon Knight: Oscar Isaac stars in this new Marvel series as a mild-mannered man who discovers that he has a dissociative disorder, and shares a body with a dangerous mercenary. Series premiere. Disney+

When We Were Bullies: A filmmaker tracks down his fifth-grade classmates and teacher to examine what they remember about a bullying incident from 50 years ago. Premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

Queen of Versailles Reigns Again: If you haven’t seen the documentary “Queen of Versailles” about Jackie Siegel, and her determination to build America’s largest house, go do so first. If you have seen it, this new series follows up on her completion of the project. Series premiere. Discovery+


Julia: This new limited series explores the life of the legendary chef, Julia Child. Premiere. HBO Max

Brene Brown: Atlas of the Heart: Dr. Brené Brown walks viewers through the range of human emotions and how to make better connections. Premiere. HBO Max

How We Roll: Pete Holmes stars in this new sitcom about a man who follows his dream to become a professional bowler. Series premiere. 8:30 p.m., CBS

Moonshot: A pair of teenagers sneak onto the Space Shuttle to be reunited with their significant others on Mars in this new film. HBO Max

The Outlaws: A group of criminals serving community service join forces when one of them gets dragged into the world of underground crime. Premiere. Prime Video

Slow Horses: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Jonathan Pryce star in this British spy thriller. Series premiere. Apple TV+


Trivia Quest: Quiz yourself with this new interactive series. Premiere. Netflix

Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel: Bo Burnham directed this standup special filmed at the legendary Blue Note Club. Premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

The Bubble: Pedro Pascal, Leslie Mann, Kate McKinnon, Fred Armisen, David Duchovny, and others star in this Judd Apatow comedy about a group of actors stuck inside a pandemic bubble while filming a movie together. Premiere. Netflix


Saturday Night Live: Jerrod Carmichael (see above) & Gunna 10:30 p.m., NBC

Whitney: A Look Back: 10 years after her death, Entertainment Tonight shares never-before-seen Whitney Houston interviews in this new special. 7 p.m., CBS

Death on the Nile: Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a young heiress on a cruise down the Nile. 7 p.m., HBO


The 64th Grammy Awards: Trevor Noah hosts; Kanye does not perform. 7 p.m., CBS

The Walking Dead: The spring finale. (It will air on AMC next week.) AMC+



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