Thursday TV: ‘Women of the Movement’

The life and death of Emmett Till and the resilience and activism of his mother is the basis of the six-episode limited anthology series “Women of the Movement” (ABC, 8 p.m.). The co-production of Jay-Z and Will Smith stars Adrienne Warren, Cedric Joe, Julia McDermott, and Glynn Turman. It’s followed by a new documentary series that looks behind the real story, “Let the World See” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

The first anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection brings a lot of programming, starting with a speech from the President and Vice President marking the occasion, that will probably be seen on most news outlets except the ones that rooted for the traitors. 

The hard-hitting documentary “Four Hours at the Capitol” (HBO, 5:30 p.m.) gets a replay. CNN sets up shop under the dome on the special “Live from the Capitol: January 6th One Year Later” (CNN, 8 p.m.). Later, “Preserving Democracy: Pursuing a More Perfect Union” (PBS, 9 p.m.) looks at past violent divisions in the country. 

It’s been nearly 20 years since the bait-and-switch reality dating series “Joe Millionaire” first premiered; its nasty idea caught on; some 34 million people watched its finale. A second season didn’t do too well in in 2003, and now, all these years later, it’s back. The main proviso of “Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer” (Fox, 8 p.m.) is that there will be two bachelors — one rich, one poor — and 20 women will have to guess which is which. 

The Turkish drama set in the 1950s, “The Club” (Netflix, streaming) returns for its second season. 

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