A new documentary travels to the heart of darkness and the jerk who purported the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was faked and was sued for nearly $1.5 billion in “The Truth vs. Alex Jones” (HBO, 9 p.m.). 

On a lighter note, Mike Birbiglia breaks down the architecture of comedy, with help from Seth Meyers, Hasan Minaj and Atsuko Okatsuka in the special “Good One: A Show About Jokes” (Peacock, streaming). 

“American Experience” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) looks at the fight against cervical cancer through the work of three individuals. 

Season finales come for the second season of “Night Court” (NBC, 8 p.m.) and the first season of “Extended Family” (NBC, 8:30 p.m.). 

“The Rookie” (ABC, 9 p.m.) goes after the pentagram killer. 

They battle each other each night on late night and now tJimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon are pitted against one another on “Password” (NBC, 10 p.m.). 

“The Voice” (NBC, 9 p.m.) winds up its battle rounds. 

A small haunted town is investigated by “Will Trent” (ABC, 8 p.m.). 

“The Good Doctor” (ABC, 10 p.m.) tries to balance parental duties and work life. 

The disappearance of social media influencer Gabby Petito is the subject on “Crime Nation” (CW, 8 p.m.).

“The Cleaning Lady” (Fox, 8 p.m.) focuses on getting Fiona home with the help of Jorge. 

A homeless teen who vanished after running away is sought on “Alert: Missing Persons Unit” (Fox, 9 p.m.). 

“FBI” (CBS, 8 p.m.) tries to find a killer who uses poisonous gas; “FBI: International” (CBS, 9 p.m.) comes to the aid of an American college student arrested in Prague; and “FBI: Most Wanted” (CBS, 10 p.m.) goes after an active shooter on a college campus. 

The public health system struggles to find solutions on the special “The Invisible Shield” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings). 

“Chopped” (Food, 8 p.m.) competes on making breakfast. 

Sasha and Dartlene take advantage of Denita’s amnesia on “Kingdom Business” (BET, 9 p.m.). 

On “Shogun” (FX, 10 p.m.), Toranaga tests Mariko’s loyalty. 

Zac tries to make things right on “Zatima” (BET, 10 p.m.). 

“7 Little Johnstons” (TLC, 10 p.m.) take a trampoline exercise class. 

A sleep study causes worry on “Little People, Big World” (TLC, 9 p.m.). 

“Port Protection Alaska” (National Geographic, 9 p.m.) goes after a copse of deadly tree. 

The entrance, lounge and bar area get attention on “Restoring Galveston: The Inn” (Magnolia, 8 p.m.). 

“Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” (MTV, 8 p.m.) goes off to Canada. 

A treasure hunter finds an even older discovery on “Lost U-Boats of WWII” (History, 10 p.m.). 

Turner Classic Movies’ week of Debbie Reynolds continues with “The Catered Affair” (8 p.m.), “The Affairs of Dobie Gillis” (9:45 p.m.), “I Love Melvin” (11:15 p.m.), “Give a Girl a Break” (12:45 a.m.), “Hit the Deck” (2:15 a.m.) and “Athena” (4:14 a.m.) 

During the day are stories of young love with “Romeo and Juliet” (7:30 a.m.), “Green Mansions” (9:45 a.m.), “Palm Springs Weekend” (11:45 a.m.), “The Young Lovers” (1:30 p.m.), “A Summer Place” (3:30 p.m.) and “Splendor in the Grass” (5:45 p.m.).

Basketball includes Lakers at Milwaukee (TNT, 7:30 p.m.) and Dallas at Sacramento (TNT, 10 p.m.). 

The men’s college basketball NIT quarterfinals have Georgia vs. Ohio State (ESPN, 7 p.m.) and Cincinnati vs. Indiana State (ESPN, 9 p.m.). 

The semifinals in the Ro CBI has High Point vs. Arkansas State (ESPN2, 7 p.m.) and Seattle U vs. Fairfield (ESPN2, 9 p.m.). 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos: Dakota Fanning, Simon Baker.  The View: Kathy Griffin, Cristiana Dell’Anna. The Talk: Cedric the Entertainer, Tig Notaro, Lisa Ling. Drew Barrymore: Hoda Kotb, Carla Gugino, Jeremiah Brent. Kelly Clarkson:  Gisele Bundchen, Daniela Melchior, Chuck Scarborough. Jennifer Hudson: Jerrod Carmichael, Emily McDonald. Tamron Hall: Mel B. 

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Carol Burnett, Waxahatchee with MJ Lenderman. Jimmy Kimmel: Christina Applegate, Huey Lewis, cast of “The Heart of Rock and Roll” (rerun). Jimmy Fallon: Maya Rudolph, Pete Townshend, cast of “The Who’s Tommy.” Seth Meyers: Cecily Strong, Nicholas Galitzine, Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Kay Rodriguez. Taylor Tomlinson: Shane Torres, Kyle Kinane, Amy Miller.