Airs: January 21 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET

PBSThe 28th season (and 200th episode) of American Masters launches tonight with the director’s cut of Shane Salerno’s documentary about the famed reclusive author, Salinger, including 15 minutes of new material not seen in theaters.  Certain PBS stations have it at 9:00, check local listings.


Airs: June 21 at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET

TV 1In honor of Black Music Month, TV 1 has a bio of Aretha Franklin, Aretha:  Frankly Speaking, at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET.

Airs: April 13 at 7:00 PT/10:00 ET

Golf ChannelThe Golf Channel has the premiere of a three part look at the life and times of Arnold Palmer, the golf hero who revolutionized and transcended the game to become one of the fiercest competitors and most beloved figures in sports history, in Arnie, at 7:00 PT/10:00 ET.

B.B. King: American Masters
Airs: February 12 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET

PBSTonight’s edition of American Masters looks at legendary blues man, B.B. King, on PBS at 9:00, check local listings.


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NetflixNetflix has Barry, a biopick about Barack Obama’s time as a student at Columbia University in the early 1980s.  Solid, if not great reviews, for this look at a future president.


Airs: October 26 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET

The inspirational journeys of today’s top athletes are presented in the series premiere of Becoming, on Disney XD at 8:00.  Co-produced by  LeBron James who is featured in tonight’s pilot episode.


Airs: May 26 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET

HBOHBO has Behind the Candelabra, an adaptation of Scott Thorson’s book about his five-year love affair with entertainer Liberace, who was four decades older than the teenage Thorson when they met in the late 1970s, starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, at 9:00.

Behind the Music
Airs: July 16 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET

VH1Songwriter/producer (and lead singer of 4 Non Blondes) Linda Perry is featured in tonight’s edition of Behind the Music on VH1 at 9:00.