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TV This Week March 10 - 16: 'Hindenburg: The Last Flight'

March 07, 2013|By Matt Cooper

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Oh, yes, it's ladies' night: Ashanti and Jesse McCartney join the cast when "Army Wives" returns for a new season. And Jennifer Love Hewitt is back for more sexy shenanigans on the season premiere of "The Client List." 9 and 10 p.m. Lifetime

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From "Jolene" and "Coat of Many Colors" to "9 to 5" and yes, "I Will Always Love You," the new series "Song by Song: Dolly Parton" features the country-music legend sharing the stories behind some of her biggest hits. 8 and 8:30 p.m. Ovation

They'll put a spell on you: Ben Seidman, Chris Korn and David Minkin are the "Magic Outlaws," three road-tripping sleight-of-hand artists bringing the hocus pocus to bars and street corners near you in this new reality series. 9 and 9:30 p.m. Travel


Spoiler alert: Boom! The miniseries "Hindenburg: The Last Flight" offers a heavily fictionalized account of the horrific 1937 airship disaster. Maximilian Simonichek, above, Stacy Keach and Greta Scacchi star. Concludes Tuesday. 8 p.m. Encore

At long last, love? Sean Lowe must choose between the final two bachelorettes, Catherine and Lindsay, on the season finale of the romance-and-reality competition "The Bachelor," followed by the usual "After the Final Rose" special. 8 and 10 p.m. ABC


Competitions culinary: Chef Gordon Ramsay is back for a new season of "Hell's Kitchen" and foodies Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludovic Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey preside over the season finale of "The Taste." 8 p.m. Fox; 9 p.m. ABC

Following the biblical dictum to "Honor thy father and mother" is hard enough for the average teenager. But that straight-and-narrow path is even straighter and narrower for the "Preachers' Daughters" featured in this new docu-series. 10 p.m. Lifetime

It's the end of the world as you know it, and four ex-Marines are on a mission to help you prepare for doomsday, the collapse of civilization or whatever else has you holed up with canned goods and ammo in the new reality series "Apocalypse 101." 10 p.m. Nat Geo


What's up, documentarian? Turner Classic Movies salutes groundbreaking filmmaker Lionel Rogosin with a slate of his socially-conscious works including the 1956 exposé "On the Bowery" and the 1970 music doc "Black Roots." 5 and 9 p.m. TCM

It's all about Homeland Security keeping us safe in the new docu-series "Under Siege: America's Northern Border." And it's all about savoring the flavors from south of the border in the special "Mexican Food Paradise." 9 p.m. Discovery; 10 p.m. Travel


If you remember the 1960s, you weren't there. To help refresh your memory, the special "Hootenanny" revisits the TV series that helped spur the era's folk music revival and the 1968 concert film "The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus" finds the band sharing the stage with the Who, John Lennon and Eric Clapton. 8:30 and 10 p.m. KOCE

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Many happy returns: Selena Gomez reunites with her "Waverly Place" costars in the TV movie "The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex." And Bindi Irwin, the "Crocodile Hunter's" daughter, is back in the new adventure "Return to Nim's Island." 8 p.m. Disney; 8 p.m. Hallmark

Who put the lime in the coconut? Who couldn't live, if livin' was without you? "Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)?" Why, he's the late, great 1970s-era singer-songwriter pictured below and profiled in this 2010 bio-doc. 9 p.m. KVCR

From his Wyoming upbringing to the war on terror, the new documentary "The World According to Dick Cheney" examines the life and at-times controversial career of the former U.S. congressman, Defense secretary and vice president. 9 p.m. Showtime

A "Blue Collar" comic brings mirth to those in the military by sharing the stage with fellow stand-ups Josh Blue, John Caparulo, Kathleen Madigan, Ralphie May and Brian Regan in the special "Ron White's Vegas Salute to the Troops 2013." 10 p.m. CMT


Mini-marathon man: Two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman gets a five-film retrospective that includes the hit 1982 comedy "Tootsie," the 1970 western fable "Little Big Man" and the zeitgeist-y 1967 satire "The Graduate." 5, 7 and 11:15 p.m. TCM

The sun may finally have set on their empire, but some British retirees are spending their sunset years in a former colony, India, in 2011's "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." With Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy and Tom Wilkinson. 8 p.m. HBO

Three's a crowd: "Wings'?" Steven Weber, Andrew Francis and Michelle Harrison are "Tom, Dick & Harriet" – a copywriter, a con man and an art director, respectively – in this made-for-cable romance set at an ad agency. 9 p.m. Hallmark

It's "The Darkest Hour" for Emile Hirsch and the rest of humankind in this effects-laden 2011 alien-invasion thriller, while Will Smith travels back in time to 1969 in the 2012 science fiction/comedy sequel "Men in Black 3." 9 p.m. Showtime; 9 p.m. Starz


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