Also Sunday: New Take on ‘Howards End’

howards-endE.M. Forster’s novel about romance and class in 1905 England, “Howards End” (Starz, 8 p.m.) gets another adaptation, this one in a four part series starring Hayley Atwell as a woman about to marry a widower played by Matthew Macfayden.

Philippa Coulthard pays her sister; Tracey Ullman her aunt. And Julia Ormond pops up as well in the lush production, with a screenplay by playwright Kenneth Lonergan and directed by Hettie Macdonald. It’s already been nominated for a BAFTA award in England.

Besides that and “Killing Eve” (BBC America, 8 p.m.), a third English import starting tonight is “Unforgotten” starring Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar as a couple of detectives looking into some cold cases. A number of familiar faces appear in the series, including Tom Courtenay, Bernard Hill and Gemma Jones. It premieres tonight on “Masterpiece” (PBS, 9 p.m.).

It follows a new episode of “Call the Midwife” (PBS, 8 p.m.) in which Sister Julienne aids a Pakistani family.

“Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar” (AXS TV, 9 p.m.) begins its third season with an acoustic benefit concert in San Francisco. It’s accompanied by a new series starring Eddie Money, “Real Money” (AXS TV, 9:30 p.m.), whose star is interviewed below.

“Our Cartoon President” (Showtime, 8 p.m.) throws out the first ball of the season for the Washington Nationals.

J. Paul Getty won’t pay a cent of ransom on “Trust” (FX, 10 p.m.).

The top two dozen perform on “American Idol” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

One thing for sure about Carrie on “Homeland” (Showtime, 9 p.m.), it doesn’t seem to pay to get close to her.

Look up: The new series “Aerial Cities” (Smithsonian, 8 p.m.) follows the tradition of “Aerial America,” in looking at stretches of famous land from above, this time concentrating on cities. First up is Las Vegas. Then for something more exotic, there’s “Aerial Africa” (Smithsonian, 9 p.m.).

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo, 8 p.m.) begins its reunion episodes.

A Central Park murder and a subway chemical attack may be related on “Instinct” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

Theresa goes to Fire Island on the 11th season premiere of “Long Island Medium” (TLC, 8 p.m.).

“The Dead Files” (Travel, 8 p.m.) looks into paranormal activity in Colorado.

Marge makes the family ditch their electronics and go to the book store on “The Simpsons” (Fox, 8 p.m.).

“NCIS: Los Angeles” (CBS, 9 p.m.) goes after an international weapons dealer.

On “Ash vs. Evil Dead” (Starz, 9 p.m.), Ruby tries to turn Brandy against Ash.

A puzzle maker is connected with arsons on a new “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Fox, 8:30 p.m.).

“Barry” (HBO, 10:30 p.m.) misses an acting class.

Chuck gets a weird directive on “Billions” (Showtime, 10 p.m.).

Dinesh looks for a new roommate on “Silicon Valley” (HBO, 10 p.m.).

“Long Lost Family” (TL, 10 p.m.) returns for a fourth season.

Rumors rattle “The Arrangement” (E!, 9 p.m.).

Darci Lynne Farmer, who previously appeared on “Little Big Shots” (NBC, 8 p.m.) before she won “America’s Got Talent,” returns to the Steve Harvey-hosted show. It’s followed by some smarty pants on “Genius Junior” (NBC, 9 p.m.).

The U.S.-Iran arms deal is at risk on “Madam Secretary” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

A Hebrew Bible is checked for “God Code” (History, 9 p.m.).

Aaron keeps looking for allies on “The Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.). They discuss it on “Talking Dead” (AMC, 10:15 p.m.).

On “The Royals” (E1, 10 p.m.), Robert extends his power further.

A church window is swiped on “Deception” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

“Timeless” (NBC, 10 p.m.) goes to the Salem Witch Trial.

Bill transports AJ to trial on “When Calls the Heart” (Hallmark, 9 p.m.).

Carol thinks a new stranger is living nearby on “The Last Man on Earth” (Fox, 9:30 p.m.).

Rehearsals are rocky on “Your Husband is Cheating on Us” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

Karen has a press conference on “The Real Housewives of Potomac” (Bravo, 10 p.m.).

A pair of Gidget movies, “Gidget” (TCM, 8 p.m.) and “Gidget Goes Hawaiian” (TCM, 10 p.m.) makes way for the 1924 silent “Lady of the Night” (TCM, midnight), Robert Bresson’s “A Man Escaped” (TCM, 2 a.m.) and Jim Jarmusch’s “Down by Law” (TCM, 3:45 a.m.).

Baseball tonight has Mets at Washington (ESPN, 8 p.m.). Earlier, it’s Tampa Bay at Boston (MLB, 1 p.m.).

Basketball includes Dallas at Philadelphia (NBA, 1 p.m.), Detroit at Memphis (NBA, 3:30 p.m.), Orlando at Toronto (NBA, 6 p.m.) and Golden State at Phoenix (NBA, 9 p.m.).

Hockey has Florida at Boston (NHL, 7:30 p.m.).

Final rounds are played at The Masters (CBS, 2 p.m.).

Soccer has U.S. vs. Mexico (Fox, 2 p.m.) in a women’s international friendly.

Auto racing includes the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix (ESPN2, 11 a.m.) and NASCAR’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 (Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.).

Men’s college lacrosse includes Michigan at Rutgers (ESPNU, noon).

Sunday Talk

ABC: White House counterterrorism adviser Thomas Bossert. CBS: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Sens. John Kennedy and Ben Cardin. NBC: White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, Sen. Michael Rounds, Cambridge Analytica Christopher Wylie. CNN: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, Sen. Susan Collins. Fox News: Kudlow, Rep. Joe Crowley.


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