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TV This Week, March 9 - 15: 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' on Fox

March 07, 2014|By Matt Cooper
  • Science is the focus of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Science is the focus of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" with astrophysicist… (Fox )

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This week's TV Movies  


Need a good cry? Turner Classic Movies' eight-film salute to the late Shirley Temple gets underway with the 1937 tear jerker "Heidi." 1:30 p.m. TCM

Beautiful wickedness: "Lost's" Rebecca Mader plays the Wicked Witch of the West on the return of "Once Upon a Time." 8 p.m. ABC

The dead rise and walk the earth, looking no worse for the wear, in the new drama "Resurrection." With Kurtwood Smith, Frances Fisher and Omar Epps. 9 p.m. ABC

Neil deGrasse Tyson does his best Carl Sagan in the 13-part science series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." 9 p.m. Fox; FX; Nat Geo

The eight-part drama "True Detective" arrives at its dark dénouement. Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star. 9 p.m. HBO

Clear your browser history, it's time for the new unscripted series "Online Dating Rituals of the American Male." 10 p.m. Bravo; also Thu.

The new reality series "Lindsay" follows the continuing misadventures of child star turned tabloid sensation Lindsay Lohan. 10 p.m. OWN

"The Man Show's" Adam Carolla exposes home-improvement scams, shoddy workmanship, etc., in the new series "Catch a Contractor." 10 p.m. Spike

Take "My Five Wives"… please. This new reality series follows a Utah family putting its own spin on polygamy. 10 p.m. TLC


Juan Pablo makes his pick on the season finale of "The Bachelor," followed by the post-series wrap-up "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose." 8 and 10 p.m. ABC

"Bones" returns on its new/old night. "24's" Freddie Prinze Jr. guest stars. 8 p.m. Fox

"SNL's" Kristen Wiig is the "Girl Most Likely" in this 2012 comedy. Annette Bening, Matt Dillon and "Glee's" Darren Criss also star. 8 p.m. Epix

"Believe" it or not, a 10-year-old girl (Johnny Sequoyah) has mystical powers in this new drama from J.J. Abrams and "Gravity's" Alfonso Cuarón. 10 p.m. NBC

TV legend Julia Louis-Dreyfus — she's got Emmys for three sitcoms, people — is featured on "Inside Comedy." 11 p.m. Showtime


The two-part special "24 Hours on Earth" surveys a day in the life of assorted flora and fauna. 9 p.m. BBC America

"Runaway Train's" Eric Roberts guest stars as a roguish DEA agent on a new "Justified." 10 p.m. FX

Save the date: A couple who met playing an online game tie the knot in the special "My Big Fat Geek Wedding." 10 p.m. Syfy


Disabled athletes, a wounded warrior and others are lifted by "The Current" in this inspirational 2013 documentary about the healing power of aquatic sports. 8 p.m. Epix

Whodunit? There's murder at a convention for crime-solving psychics on a new "Psych." Mira Sorvino and Tom Arnold guest star. 9 p.m. USA


Knock, knock: "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan guest stars on a new "Community." Brie Larson also guest stars. 8 p.m. NBC

Four working-class women try improve their station in life in the new unscripted series "Breaking Boston." 10 p.m. A&E

It's all over but the crowning of a new "King of the Nerds" on the second-season finale of this competition hosted by Curtis Armstrong and Robert Carradine. 10 p.m. TBS


No fears of a "Gravity"-like scenario for Soledad O'Brien, who will be safely on terra firma as host of the new special "Live From Space." 5 and 8 p.m. National Geographic Channel

Who you gonna call? Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson play real-life ghostbusters in the fact-based 2013 terror tale "The Conjuring." 8:05 p.m. Cinemax

Hug 'em, Danno! Tom Berenger and Melanie Griffith guest star as Danny's (Scott Caan) parents on "Hawaii Five-0." 9 p.m. CBS

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood from "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will be making it up as they go along in the special "Colin & Brad: Two Man Group." 9 p.m. KTLA

Robert Downey Jr. suits up for the 2013 sequel "Iron Man 3." Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rebecca Hall also star. 9 p.m. Starz

Investigative journalism in defense of truth is no "VICE" on the return of this globetrotting newsmagazine. 11 p.m. HBO


They've got a basketball jones: NBA hopefuls shoot for the bigs in the documentary "Summer Dreams." 8 p.m. CBS

Explore the current zombie zeitgeist with "Doc of the Dead." Then, Brad Pitt puts the kibosh on a zombie apocalypse in the 2013 thriller "World War Z." 8 and 9:30 p.m. Epix

Leonardo DiCaprio is "The Great Gatsby" in Baz Luhrmann's not-so-great 2013 adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. With Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. 8 p.m. HBO

"Gossip Girl's" Dreama Walker plays reporter on the trail of a serial killer in the docudrama "The Grim Sleeper." 8 p.m. Lifetime

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