Grammy awards, 8-11:30 p.m., CBS.
Starting with the
opening number by Taylor Swift, this will be stuffed with stars, from
Adele to Pitbull. That includes memorial tributes to David Bowie (by
Lady Gaga), Glenn Frey (by his Eagles mates plus Jackson Btowne) and
B.B. King (by Chris Stapleton, Bonnie Raitt and Gary Clark Jr.).
A Lionel Richie
medley will have Luke Bryan, John Legend, Meghan Trainor, Demi Lovato
and Richie. Then there's Broadway's “Hamilton” cast. Also: Carrie
Underwood with Sam Hunt, Andra Day with Ellie Gouldig, James Bay with
Tori Kelly, Johnny Depp with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry.
“Major Crimes” return, 9 p.m., TNT, repeating at 10:01.
For 11 seasons, “The
Closer” and this spin-off have delivered solid cop stories in the
traditional fashion – solving one crime a week. But times have
changed, ratings have dropped and things change.
Now a five-week
story starts with a woman and her 3-year-old son killed while she
drives in gang turf; the gun is traced to other murders. Also, Amy
Sykes (Kearran Giovanni) links with an ex-detective.
ALTERNATIVE: “Better Call Saul” season-opener, 10 p.m., AMC.
The first season of
this “Breaking Bad” prequel was a droll delight; it captured the
early days of Jimmy McGill, the low-life lawyer who would later
remake himself as Saul Goodman. There were seven Emmy nominations,
including best drama series and best actor (Bob Odenkirk).
You can catch the
whole season, starting at 11:15 a.m., and then the start of a new
one. Jimmy has turned down a job offer from Mike (Jonathan Banks),
who decides to break ties with an overzealous associate. Also,
Jimmy's relationship with Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn) gets closer.
8-10:01 p.m., ABC. The final six women see Ben Higgins' roots in
Warsaw, Ind. One meets his parents, another visits the youth center
where he volunteered, a third goes with him to an empty Wrigley Field
in Chicago, home of his favorites, the Cubs. The others settle for a
“The X-Files,” 8
p.m., Fox. Next week, this six-week season will conclude, getting
back to the big-picture story it started with. For tonight, an art
gallery has been bombed; the bomber is comatose, but Scully and
Mulder still want a way to communicate and learn about other attacks
p.m., NBC. Jonah claims the only reason he won't date Dina is that
she's his supervisor. Soon, that leads to harsh repercussions.
8:30, NBC. For Ana (Eva Longoria), here's a fresh challenge: Her
ex-husband seeks dating advice. She volunteers to “fix”
everything that was wrong with him during their marriage.
Loser,” 9-11 p.m., NBC. We're a week from the three-person finale,
with five contestants left. One will win a chance to deduct one pound
AND to add a pound to one opponent.
Inheritance,” 9 and 9:30 p.m., Fox Business Network. When a woman
refused to sell her house, a mall was built around it; then her will
brought a surprise. In the second half-hour, people find prints from
a photography master, in their mother's attic.
p.m., Fox. Chloe the cop is unhappy about a colleague being obsessed
with her ... especially because the colleague is Lucifer, directly
from Hell. While they work a missing-person case, he keeps pressing
and she keeps ignoring.
p.m., ABC. Last week, Beckett continued her fake feud with Castle, to
set up an undercover sting. Now the murder of a Russian diplomat
plunges them into international trouble.