What’s on TV: ‘Merciless Summer season,’ ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ COVID-19

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SUNDAY

Former President Barack Obama and First Girl Michelle Obama, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Matthew McConaughey and “Hamilton’s” Lin-Manuel Miranda ask that you just kindly “Roll Up Your Sleeves” and get your COVID-19 vaccination if you happen to haven’t already on this particular. 7 p.m. NBC

It’s all about location, location, location because the “56th Academy of Nation Music Awards” emanates from Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry Home, Ryman Auditorium and Bluebird Cafe. Keith City and Mickey Guyton cohost. 8 p.m. CBS

Frumious Bandersnatch — sorry, we imply Benedict Cumberbatch — lends his voice to a brand new episode of “The Simpsons.” 8 p.m. Fox

Kristin Scott Thomas (“The English Affected person”) salutes her grandfather’s service within the Royal Navy throughout WWII on a brand new episode of “My Grandparents’ Warfare.” 8 p.m. KOCE

Hell yeah! Professional wrestling’s “Stone Chilly” Steve Austin is profiled on a brand new “Biography,” adopted by the debut of the memorabilia-seeking collection “WWE’s Most Needed Treasures” hosted by Mick Foley. 8 and 10 p.m. A&E

An obstetrician has reservations about one in every of her residents within the TV film “Revenge Delivered.” With Olunike Adeliyi and Mary Antonini. 8 p.m. Lifetime

Native crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker) bumps up in opposition to a rival mob household within the Season 2 premiere of the fact-based drama “Godfather of Harlem.” 9 p.m. Epix

I scream, you scream, all of us scream for what on the season finale of “The Meals That Constructed America.” 9 p.m. Meals Community

Bestselling writer Jillian Lauren remembers her chilling conversations with a literal homicidal maniac within the five-part docuseries “Confronting a Serial Killer.” 9 p.m. Starz

Brad Pitt, an Oscar winner for his flip as an growing old stuntman in 2019’s “As soon as Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” is profiled on a brand new “E! True Hollywood Story.” 10 p.m. E!

The physician is in for romantic companions presently on the outs in a second season of the docuseries “{Couples} Remedy.” With Dr. Orna Guralnik. 10 and 10:30 p.m. Showtime

Oscar winner Kate Winslet performs a troubled — aren’t they all the time? — police detective probing a homicide in a small Pennsylvania city within the restricted collection “Mare of Easttown.” With Jean Good and Man Pearce. 10:05 p.m. HBO

A brand new “Trip With Norman Reedus” finds the actor and bike fanatic recalling roads traveled with movie star companions together with his “Strolling Useless” costars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Melissa McBride. 11:30 p.m. AMC

MONDAY

We’re off to see the writer, the writer of “The Fantastic Wizard of Oz” in a profile of L. Frank Baum on “American Expertise.” 9 p.m. KOCE

“The Workplace’s” Rainn Wilson goes “Working Wild With Bear Grylls” via Utah’s majestic La Sal Mountains in a brand new episode of the out of doors journey collection. 9 p.m. Nationwide Geographic

A few of the stars of “Love & Hip Hop” reconvene for a “VH1 {Couples} Retreat” on this new actuality collection. 9 p.m. VH1

Candy 16! The irreverent animated sitcom “American Dad” is again for a sixteenth season. 10 p.m. TBS

TUESDAY

Whither Bigfoot? An investigative journalist is desperately looking for “Sasquatch” someplace within the forests of Northern California on this docuseries. Anytime, Hulu

Cable-news personalities Gretchen Carlson and Don Lemon shake their household timber on a brand new “Discovering Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” 8 p.m. KOCE

“Deadliest Catch” and “Storage Wars” return for his or her seventeenth and thirteenth seasons, respectively. 8 p.m. Discovery Channel; 9 and 9:30 p.m. A&E

Could it please the court docket: The brand new docuseries “Philly D.A.” follows Philadelphia Dist. Atty. Larry Krasner on his campaign to enact felony justice reform within the Metropolis of Brotherly Love. 9 p.m. KOCE

It’s a merciless, “Merciless Summer season” for a social outcast suspected within the disappearance of the native teen queen supreme on this new thriller drama set in Nineteen Nineties Texas. With Chiara Aurelia and Olivia Holt. 9 and 10 p.m. Freeform

They’re in for a penny, in for impound in “Hustle & Tow,” a brand new unscripted collection that tags together with tow-truck drivers across the nation. 10 and 10:30 p.m. A&E

WEDNESDAY

Have snorkel, will journey: “Nature” goes swimming with the “Sharks of Hawaii” then a brand new “Nova” charts efforts to guard the world’s endangered coral reefs. 8 and 9 p.m. KOCE

The “PBS NewsHour” particular “Vital Care: America vs. the World” compares and contrasts the prices and the standard of healthcare at residence and overseas. 10 p.m. KOCE

Previous contributors get a second probability at romance within the new spinoff “Married at First Sight: Unmatchables.” 10 p.m. Lifetime

THURSDAY

Religion and begorrah! A highway development crew runs afoul of an historical Irish vampire within the 2020 thriller “Boys From County Hell.” Anytime, Shudder

Comfortable Earth Day to you, pleased Earth Day to you! Rejoice with the docuseries “Life in Shade With David Attenborough” and “Secrets and techniques of the Whales” narrated by Sigourney Weaver. Anytime, Netflix; anytime, Disney+

A pop music icon helps a pitiable pachyderm in Pakistan pack his trunk and pull up stakes for a nature protect in Cambodia within the documentary “Cher & the Loneliest Elephant.” Anytime, Paramount+

As falls Rutherford, so falls “Rutherford Falls.” Ed Helms (“The Workplace”) performs a resident of the quaint little burg that bears his household’s identify on this new sitcom. Anytime, Peacock

Three’s firm however 4’s a crowd for the crew of a spacecraft certain for Mars within the 2021 sci-fi thriller “Stowaway.” With Anna Kendrick, Daniel Dae Kim and Toni Collette. Anytime, Netflix

“SNL’s” Melissa Villaseñor is mistress of ceremonies for the “2021 Movie Impartial Spirit Awards,” which is able to now be handing out the {hardware} to TV exhibits in addition to films. 7 p.m. IFC

The three-part particular “Greta Thunberg: A 12 months to Change the World” follows the teenager activist from Sweden on her world quest to sound the alarm about local weather change. 8, 9 and 10 p.m. KOCE

Road magicians serve up illusions with a facet of pranks within the new hidden-camera collection “Massive Trick Power.” 10:30 p.m. truTV

FRIDAY

End him! A failed martial-arts franchise based mostly on a basic online game will get a reboot within the 2021 motion flick “Mortal Kombat.” With Lewis Tan and Jessica McNamee. Anytime, HBO Max

A teenage orphan/mapmaker faces down the forces of darkness within the lavish fantasy collection “Shadow and Bone,” based mostly on Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha YA trilogy. Jessie Mei Li stars. Anytime, Netflix

All hail! A brand new queen can be topped as the fact competitors “RuPaul’s Drag Race” sashays away from its thirteenth season. 8 p.m. VH1

Wherefore artwork thou, “Romeo and Juliet”? “The Crown’s” Josh O’Connor and “Fargo’s” Jessie Buckley play the 2 star-crossed lovers within the Nationwide Theatre’s modern-dress staging of Shakespeare’s tragic story on “Nice Performances.” 9 p.m. KOCE

Gabrielle Union and “Insecure’s” Issa Rae are among the many visitor stars who’ll be becoming a member of the shenanigans in a second season of “A Black Girl Sketch Present.” 11 p.m. HBO

SATURDAY

An unsuspecting lady will get caught up in a probably deadly sibling rivalry within the TV film “My Father’s Different Household.” With Kimberly-Sue Murray and Hannah Anderson. 8 p.m. Lifetime

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