1) “Atlanta” season-openers, 10 and 10:49 p.m., FX; then 11:34 p.m. and 12:34 a.m.; 1:08 and 1:58 a.m. After a four-year pause, “Atlanta” returns with an odd (but interesting) episode – a 5-minute dream scene, followed by a half-hour memory … with Donald Glover (the show’s star) not appearing until the final minute. It follows with an episode that’s semi-strange and sometimes quite funny. Earn and two friends are with Big Boi (they’re shown here), who’s on his European tour.
2) Basketball. The second week of the college tournament starts with regions where the two top-seeded teams have survived. CBS has Gonzaga (No. 1) and Arkansas (No. 4) at 7:09 p.m. ET, then Duke (No. 2) and Texas Tech (No. 3) at 9:39. TBS has Villanova (No. 2) and Michigan (No. 11) at 7:29 p.m. and Arizona (No. 1) and Houston (No. 5) at 9:59.
3) “Station 19,” 8 p.m., ABC. There’s a fire at a candy factory; also, flashbacks take us through the relationship between Natasha and Sullivan. That leads into “Grey’s Anatomy” at 9, with a pet python causing consternation. Also, Richard ponders his surgical skill and Jo is charmed by a patient’s brother.
4) “Call Me Kat” and “Welcome to Flatch,” 9 and 9:30 p.m., Fox. With CBS’ comedies bumped by basketball, it’s the perfect time to see this mismatched pair. “Kat” is lightweight and pleasant; tonight. Kat has a double-date with her mom. “Flatch” has a droll, dry wit that some people will love. In an excellent episode tonight, Kelly starts a ride-share service, despite not having a car; also, the newspaper editor searches for the missing town sign.
5) “King Richard” (2021), 8 p.m., HBO. Three days before the Academy Award ceremony, here’s a chance to see one of the best-picture nominees. Will Smith and Aunjanue Ellis (nominated as supporting actress) are perfect as the parents who molded tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams. For another true sports film, catch “McFarland, USA” (2015), at 6:48 p.m. on Starz. For fun, “The Producers” (1968) is 8 p.m. ET on Turner Classic Movies.
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