Sunday TV: ‘The Circus’ All Around Us

Circus“The Circus: Inside the Biggest Story on Earth” (Showtime, 8 p.m.) was meant to refer to the election season, but now clearly the circus conveys its results. So here’s season two, eight weeks into the new administration and Mark Halperin aboard Air Force One. It repeats at 8:30 p.m.

A couple of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo, 8 p.m.) consider shedding their real husbands.

Homer opens a trophy store on “The Simpsons” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

On “Big Little Lies” (HBO, 9 p.m.), Nicole Kidman’s character tells her therapist her home life might not be safe.

Even Max is going undercover on “Homeland” (Showtime, 9 p.m.).

Pete lets his parents know about his situation on “Crashing” (HBO, 10:30 p.m.).

It’s China that threatens to back out of a global peace treaty on “Madam Secretary” (CBS, 9 p.m.).

On “American Crime” (ABC, 10 p.m.), Jeanette remains haunted by a devastating fire in the workers’ trailers.

Axe looks for a quick payoff on “Billions” (Showtime, 10 p.m.).

Bette’s daughter gets involved with a new cast member on “Feud: Bette and Joan” (FX, 10 p.m.).

Desi wants to bail on a gig at Marnie’s mother’s birthday party on “Girls” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

Megan’s private life is leaked to the internet, shaking her relationship with Kyle on “The Arrangement” (E!, 10 p.m.).

The Saviors pay a surprise visit to the Hilltop on “The Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.).

The martial arts drama “Into the Badlands” (AMC, 10 p.m.) returns for its second season, pushing “Talking Dead” (AMC, 11 p.m.) back an hour.

Jennifer Grey learned about her grandparents on “Who Do You Think You Are?” (TLC, 10 p.m.).

Kim talks about her Paris robbery on “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (E!, 9 p.m.).

An ex-Navy SEAL is murdered on “Chicago Justice” (NBC, 9 p.m.).

Leland picks a successor on the season one finale of “First Family of Hip Hop” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

The “Spring Baking Championship” (Food, 9 p.m.) do up the mint julep for Kentucky Derby.

Elizabeth tries to clear her name on “When Calls the Heart” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.).

Carol’s outlook on life changes on “The Last Man on Earth” (Fox, 9:30 p.m.).

The second and final day of Turner Classic Movies’ salute to longtime host Robert Osborne includes “Private Screenings: Liza Minnelli” (6 a.m. and 7 p.m.), “Eva Marie Saint: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival” (7 a.m. and 9 p.m.), “Kim Novak: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival” (8:15 a.m. and 1:15 a.m.), “Peter O’Toole: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival” (9:15 a.m., midnight), “Private Screenings: Robert Osborne” (10:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m., 3:45 a.m.), “Robert Osborne’s 20th Anniversary Tribute” (noon, 8 and 11 p.m.), “Alan Arkin: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival” (1 p.m., 2:30 a.m.), “Luise Rainer: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival” (2:15 and 10:15 p.m., 5:15 a.m.), “Private Screenings: Ernest Borgnine” (3 p.m.) and “Private Screenings: Norman Jewison” (4:15 p.m.).

Second-round NCAA men’s basketball play today has Michigan vs. Louisville (CBS, 12:10 p.m.), Wichita State vs. Kentucky (CBS, 2:40 p.m.), Michigan State vs. Kansas (CBS, 5:15 p.m.), Arkansas vs. North Carolina (TNT, 6:10 p.m.), Rhode Island vs. Oregon (TBS, 7:10 p.m.), USC vs. Baylor (truTV, 7:45 p.m.), South Carolina vs. Duke (TNT, 8:40 p.m.) and Cincinnati vs. UCLA (TBS, 9:40 p.m.).

In the NIT it’s Belmont at Georgia Tech (ESPN, noon), TCU at Iowa (ESPN2, 5 p.m.) and Oakland at Richmond (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.).

In the women’s NCAA tournament, it’s Ohio State vs. Kentucky (ESPN2, noon), Maryland vs. West Virginia (EAPN2, 2:30 p.m.), Arizona State vs. South Carolina (ESPN, 7 p.m.), Missouri vs. Florida State (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Purdue vs. Notre Dame (ESPN, 9 p.m.) and Creighton vs. Oregon State (ESPN2, 9 p.m.).

Pro games include Indiana at Toronto (NBA, 6 p.m.) and Cleveland at Lakers (NBA, 9:30 p.m.).

Hockey has Colorado at Chicago (NHL, 7 p.m.).

Spring baseball includes Minnesota vs. Boston (MLB, 1 p.m.).

Golf has the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational (Golf, 12:30 p.m.; NBC, 2:30 p.m.).

and it’s the world’s women’s championship in curling (NBC Sports, 9 p.m.).

Sunday Talk

ABC: Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Sen. Rand Paul, Reps. Joaquin Castro and Will Hurd. CBS: White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Ted Cruz. NBC: Mulvaney, Rep. Adam Schiff. CNN: Price, Sen. Tom Cotton. Fox News: Reps. Paul Ryan and Devin Nunes.

 

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