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What’s On Tonight: ‘Catastrophe’ Is Back And ‘Dear White People’ Comes To Netflix

Dear White People (Netflix) – Netflix’s latest reboot comes courtesy of Justin Simien’s satirical comedy. The show follows the same format as the film with a handful of black students addressing everything from police violence to how the Republican Party invented the McRib while attending a liberal, mostly white college. It’s dark, funny, and full of insightful, biting commentary on race relations and white privilege so despite the controversy the title has already built up, stay woke and watch this show.

Catastrophe (Amazon) – Amazon’s brutally honest comedy about marriage and relationships returns for a short (six episodes) third season. This time around, Sharon and her husband Rob are trying to raise two kids after a marriage that began thanks to an accidental pregnancy.

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) – One of Alex’s former patients returns to the hospital while Eliza steps up her game with Arizona.

MasterChef Junior (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) — Gordon Ramsay recaps the show’s first five seasons, including memorable moments and favorite meals, and checks in with former contestants to see how they’ve grown—not only as chefs, but as young adults.

Supernatural (CW, 8:00 p.m.) – Sam discovers a way to stop Lucifer’s baby but Castiel has something else in mind for Kelly.

The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) – Penny is offered a new job but Leonard has a problem with her new employer: her ex-boyfriend.

Superstore (NBC, 8:30 p.m.) – Cheyenne and Bo’s wedding is here but things don’t go according to plan. Meanwhile, Amy and Jonah battle romance rumors and Glenn tries to stave off looming layovers.

The Great Indoors (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) – Jack hopes to get Eddie out of his funk by proposing a double date but things go bad when they run into Eddie’s ex-wife.

Chicago Med (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) — Will and Dr. Manning spend more time together at work while Sarah conducts a psych evaluation on Dr. Charles’ daughter.

Kicking & Screaming (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) – The season finale sees the two teams battling it out in a final elimination challenge.

Riverdale (CW, 9:00 p.m.) — Despite Betty being overwhelmed with overseeing Homecoming and Reunion weekend, Alice wants her to help with the Jason Blossom investigation but Betty isn’t happy that Archie and Veronica are also in on the case.

Mom (CBS, 9:00 p.m.) – Christy confronts a painful memory from her past as Bonnie becomes the go-to person for everyone’s problems when Marjorie takes a break from all the drama.

Scandal (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) – Olivia and the team try to find a way to deal with Peus being in control of their fates but a threat to the White House turns everything on its head.

Life in Pieces (CBS, 9:30 p.m.) — Dougie enlists Joan to help her buy a gift for Matt and Colleen’s wedding and Heather gets jealous when her friends want to include Jen in their mommy group.

Lip Sync Battle (Spike, 10:00 p.m.) – It’s Ne-Yo vs. Taye Diggs tonight.

The Amazing Race 29 (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) – The race takes the competitors to Milan and Lake Como, Italy.

The Blacklist (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) – Ressler is forced to partner up with a former colleague for a new assignment while the team tries to bring in a bounty hunter who’s targeting Red’s closest associates.

The Catch (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) – Ben and Alice must address issues in their relationship when Alice takes on a new case and Ben and Rhys help Justine solve the biggest case of her life.

Casting JonBenet (Netflix) – Netflix is giving us an interesting take on the child-murder case that gripped a nation. A hybrid fiction/non-fiction documentary style film, Casting JonBenet explores what really happened to the family that fateful night through the lens of actors cast to play the role of JonBenet, her parents and her brother.

LATE NIGHT GUESTS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Emma Watson, W. Kamau Bell, Nicholas & Michael Testa, the Lucas Brothers

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: LL Cool J, Phillipa Soo, Gorillaz

Late Night With Seth Meyers: Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ian McShane, RaeLynn, Lucius

The Late Late Show With James Corden: Kurt Russell, Thomas Middleditch, Russell Howard

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Katy Tur

Conan: Freddie Highmore, Patton Oswalt, Pixies

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