TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: “Concert for
Change,” 9-11 p.m., NBC.
From a London stadium, this concert
will be beamed to 150 countries on six continents.
Beyonce plans to do a 45-minute set,
with others performing briefly. They include Jennifer Lopez, John
Legend, Florence and the Machine, Timbaland, Rita Ora, Laura Pausini,
HAIM and Iggy Azalea.
Alongside the music are messages about
women's empowerment and justice. Presenters include Madonna, Gloria
Steinem and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
TONIGHT'S MIGHT-SEE: “The Good Wife”
and “The Mentalist,” 9 and 10 p.m., CBS.
As the summer reruns begin, both shows
offer episodes that had repercussions throughout the season.
On “Good Wife,” Will and Diane
scramble to keep the firm alive; Alicia has a promising (but risky)
offer to join a start-up firm. On “Mentalist,” Patrick Jane helps
Lorelei escape from prison, hoping he'll to follow her and find Red
TONIGHT'S ALTERNATIVE: “The Killing”
debut, 8-10 p.m., AMC.
Few shows have matched this one's early
crescendos of praise, admiration and then disappointment.
Mireille Enos was perfect as a solemn
cop, tracking a teen girl's kidnapper. The moody and moving visuals
and scripts were superb; still, stretching one story over two seasons
Now comes the start of a third-season
and second story, with Linden (Enos) pursuing a serial killer.
Other choices include:
– “The Empire Strikes Back”
(1980) and “Return of the Jedi” (1983), 6:45 and 10 p.m., Spike.
Here's a truly great double-feature, with the second and third pieces
of the “Star Wars” trilogy.
– “Cinderella”(1950), 7:45 p.m.,
ABC Family. This is another movie classic, gorgeously animated.
– “The Bachelorette,” 8-10 p.m.,
ABC. Here's a second chance to see Monday's opener. Viewers will
instantly like Desiree Hartsock, 26, a stylist for a wedding salon.
The guys range from one wearing a suit of armor to another who
displays an impressive torso by not wearing a shirt.
– “The American Baking
Competition,” 8 p.m., CBS. Another reality show repeats its opener.
Jeff Foxworthy hosts 10 amateur bakers, ranging from a student to a
firefighter to a retiree.
– “Princesses of Long Island”
debut, 9 p.m., Bravo. No longer confined to high-maintenance
housewives, Bravo now give us six young singles. Most are in their
20s, all are into glitz and gloss.
– “Game of Thrones,” 9 p.m., HBO.
It's time for Edmure, Robb Stark's uncle, to marry.
– “Nurse Jackie,” 9 p.m.,
Showtime. Several key stories peak in this excellent episode. There's
the boss with memory problems … and the doctor who's beautiful, but
incompetent ... and the emergency-room chief who's competent, but
disorganized. Also: trouble for Jackie's romance and for her
– “Motive,”10 p.m., ABC. Wrapping
up its all-rerun night, ABC offers a show worth finding. It quickly
identifies the killer and the victim, but not the method, the motive
or how police will prevail.
– “Family Tree,” 10:30 p.m., HBO.
This offbeat half-hour starts and ends with Tom's sister and her
monkey puppet. Their opening job audition is hilarious.