Tim Tebow hosts the CBS series "Million Dollar Mile."

TV best bets with Tim Tebow, Kevin Costner, Sandra Oh, Jesus, ‘The Walking Dead’ season finale

Originally posted Sunday, March 24, 2019 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Tim Tebow is back on TV Wednesday on CBS hosting a new reality competition show called “Million Dollar Mile.”

Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson are starring in a historical drama about catching Bonnie & Clyde on Netflix called “The Highwaymen.” Drew Barrymore is back for a third season of “The Santa Clarita Diet,” also on Netflix.

Sandra Oh is hosting “Saturday Night Live.” 

And History explores Jesus in time for Easter next month. 

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” wraps up season nine, Syfy returns “Happy!” for a second season and HBO brings back season two of “Barry.” 

Also, two Atlanta reality shows return: VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” (season 8) and Lifetime’s “Little Women Atlanta” (season 5). 

This covers Monday, March 25 through Sunday, March 31, 2019. 

MONDAY

“American Idol” 8 p.m. ABC — Hollywood week continues. 

“Jesus: His Life” 8 p.m. History (new series) — The Roman Empire occupies the land of Judea in a time of turbulent unrest, as a simple craftsman named Joseph faces a personal test of faith in the small town of Nazareth.

“Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” 8 p.m. VH1 (eighth season debut) — An armed robbery propels Stevie J. and new wife Faith Evans back to The A.

“The Resident” 8 p.m. Fox — Chastain picks up the pieces after the fall out with the corrupt medical device company Quovadis, leaving Marshall ready to charter new territory in the medical field.

“The Neighborhood” 8 p.m. CBS— Calvin and Dave's college basketball teams go head to head.

“The Voice” 8 p.m. NBC — The battle rounds begin!

“9-1-1” 9 p.m. Fox — A look back at how Chimney joined Station 118 and became the firefighter and paramedic he is today.

“One Nation Under Stress” 9 p.m. HBO — Atlanta-based CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta explores why U.S. life expectancy is falling in certain demographics. 

“The Enemy Within” 10 p.m. NBC — Shepherd convinces Keaton that Anna Cruz is a mole inside the FBI working for Tal.

“Bull” 10 p.m. CBS — Bull's romantic rival, Diana Lindsay, jeopardizes her career when she secretly has Bull come to Texas to assist a couple fighting against her former client for custody of their grandchildren.

“Knightfall” 10 p.m. History (second season debut) — Bull and the TAC team represent a teen boy raised in complete isolation when the young man.

TUESDAY

“NCIS” 8 p.m. CBS — A nuclear submarine goes radio silent while Gibbs and Bishop are aboard to conduct a murder investigation.

“Masterchef Junior” 8 p.m. Fox — The pressure is on for the remaining 18 young home cooks, who must debone an entire fish and make a "MasterChef" worthy dish, or be at risk in a challenge.

“Black-ish” 9 p.m. ABC — After Kyra's estranged father, Perry, shows up and wants to bring Kyra home to Houston.

“This is Us” 9 p.m. NBC — A history of Beth and Randall through the ages.

“The Rookie” 10 p.m. ABC — A massive earthquake rocks the city and throws everyone's patrols and its citizens into chaos..

“The Village” 10 p.m. NBC— Sarah uncovers more of Katie's secret and has a confrontation with Nick.

“Miracle Workers” 10:30 p.m. TBS (first season finale) — Craig risks it all in a desperate attempt to save Earth and all of mankind.

WEDNESDAY

“Chicago Med” 8 p.m. NBC — A car unexpectedly smashes through the ambulance bay doors,.

“Empire” 8 p.m. Fox — Cookie is offered a career game-changer that would put her future in the family business in jeopardy.

“Survivor” 8 p.m. CBS — The merge happens and the former contestants fight to get back in the game.

Project Runway: All Stars” 8:30 p.m. Lifetime (series finale) — The last time you'll see this show in any form on Lifetime. The Bravo version is already back. 

“Jane the Virgin” 9 p.m. the CW (fifth season debut) — Jane makes a shocking discovery and looks to Rafael for answers but is confused by his decision to put everything he and Jane have on hold.

“Star” 9 p.m. Fox — With ASA nominations approaching, Alex and Gigi's rivalry heats up into a sing off, while both of their family dramas come to a head.

“Million Dollar Mile” 9:01 p.m. CBS (new series) — Contestants are given a two-minute head start as they face off against the Defenders, a group of elite athletes whose goal is to defend the million-dollar prize. Tim Tebow hosts.

“CMT Crossroads” 10 p.m. CMT — Brett Young and Boyz II Men.

“Happy!” 10 p.m. Syfy (second season debut) — Sax is clean. Ish. But somehow the filth just seems to find him.

“What We Do In the Shadows” 10 p.m. FX (new series) — Three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.

THURSDAY

“Grey’s Anatomy” 8 p.m. ABC  When a trauma patient arrives at Grey Sloan, it forces Jo to confront her past.

“Little Women Atlanta” 9 p.m. Lifetime (fifth season debut) — After firing their manager, the Twinz are under a deadline to get their career back on track.

“Will & Grace” 9 p.m. NBC — The morning after his bachelor party, Jack realizes he's lost one of the thirteen gold coins he is to present to Estefan at their wedding so that their relationship will not be forever cursed.

“Abby's” 9 p.m. NBC (new series) — Abby's unlicensed backyard bar hits a major snag when new landlord Bill, who recently inherited the house from his deceased aunt, shows up and proposes major changes.

“Law & Order: SVU” 10 p.m. NBC — A young woman wakes up in the hospital with no memory of her assault, and Carisi's investigation stalls when she disappears.

“Tacoma FD” 10:30 p.m. truTV (new series) — Tacoma FD's newest Chief Terry McConky is under scrutiny by the City Council to get serious about his station's ratings, while his crew inadvertently puts his job in jeopardy by engaging in a ridiculous firehouse competition for a super prize.

FRIDAY

“Hanna 3:01. a.m. Amazon Prime (new series) — The journey of an extraordinary young girl, Hanna, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.

“The Highwaymen 3:01. a.m. Netflix  Texas Rangers Frank Hamer (Kevin Costner) and Maney Gault (Woody Harrelson) catch Bonnie and Clyde.

“Santa Clarita Diet 3:01. a.m. Netflix (third season debut)  Zombie Sheila is going to live forever, and the only way she’ll be able to do that with her husband by her side is if she bites him.

“Fresh Off the Boat” 8 p.m. ABC — Tensions between Evan and Eddie run high as Evan's friends are wowed by Eddie's coolness when he starts hanging out with them, making Evan feel like a complete nerd.

“Proven Innocent” 9 p.m. NBC — Madeline takes a road trip alongside civil rights activist Amina Jackson to fight for justice for Davon Watkins, a man on death row for killing a police officer.

WEEKEND

“The Killer Next Door” 8 p.m. Saturday Lifetime — After Julie's husband dies in a car crash, she moves across the country to start fresh with her son Matty and build a closer relationship with her late husband's twin sister, Alison. Little does she know, Alison blames Julie for her brother's death and wants her nephew Matty, a spitting image of her dead twin brother, all to herself.

“Saturday Night Live” 11:29 p.m. Saturday NBC — Sandra Oh hosts. 

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” 8 p.m. Sunday Bravo — Porsha’s gender reveal party.  

“Mrs. Wilson” 8 p.m. Sunday GPB (new series) — Alec and Alison Wilson marry after meeting in the secret service during World War II.

“American Idol” 8 p.m. Sunday ABC — Three hours! Both the showcase and naming of the final 14.

“Billions” 9 p.m. Sunday Showtime — Axe has to step in when a tip from Dollar Bill goes south quickly.

“The Case Against Adnan Sayed” 9 p.m. Sunday HBO (first season finale) — Part four.

“Keeping up the Kardashians” 9 p.m. Sunday E! (16th season debut) — Kim's fierce loyalty to her husband becomes a source of conflict while on a trip to Chicago.

“The Walking Dead” 9 p.m. Sunday AMC (ninth season finale) — Who is going to die? Ezekiel? Rosita? 

“Barry” 10 p.m. Sunday HBO (second season debut) — Barry tries to convince Sally and the class to go ahead with a performance despite the absence of teacher Gene Cousineau, who's grief-stricken after the disappearance of Detective Moss.

“Good Girls” 10 p.m. Sunday NBC — Beth must turn to Dean for help as Turner gets closer to the truth about their crimes

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Rodney Ho
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Rodney Ho covers radio and television for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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