What’s on TV this week? Here are the shows you shouldn’t miss.


“Grease: Live” 6 to 9 p.m., Fox (live)

Is this the one that we want? Fox takes NBC’s success in the live musical game to Rydell High, for some summer lovin’ and its aftermath. Julianne Hough is Sandy and Aaron Tveit is Danny.

“American Ninja Warrior” 7 to 10 p.m., NBC (new)

Who has the best ninjas: America, Japan or Europe? We’ll find out on the Mount Midoriyama course.

“The Good Wife” 8 p.m., CBS (new)

Diane lends a hand to the student editor of a college newspaper when the school threatens to fire her over a political article. Even fictional colleges should know that’s not OK.


“The Bachelor” 7 to 9:02 p.m., ABC (new)

Ben and the bachelorettes are on the road in Mexico City. He goes up in a hot air balloon with one of the ladies and confronts another one about her behavior. Awkward.

“Jane the Virgin” 8 p.m., CW (new)

A computer mishap results in Jane losing her thesis, but it leads her to meet a charming computer guy.


“Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2016” 7 to 9 p.m., CBS (new)

If you watch mainly for the ads, you’ll love this special looking back at the 50 best commercials to run during past Super Bowls.

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” 9 p.m., FX (series premiere)

Relive the O.J. Simpson saga with an amazing cast: Cuba Gooding Jr. as Simpson, Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran, John Travolta as Robert Shapiro, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark and David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian.


“Madoff” 7 to 9 p.m., ABC (series premiere)

More in Great Legal Cases of Our Time: the Bernie Madoff story. Richard Dreyfuss plays the financial fraudster whose Ponzi scheme cost his clients billions of dollars.


“The Blacklist” 8 p.m., NBC (new)

Tony Shalhoub guest stars as a master negotiator in the sights of Red and Liz when he tries to unite two rival crime families.


“Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall” 8 to 10 p.m., Showtime (2016)

Spike Lee directed this documentary that looks at the icon before he was the King of Pop, up to the release of his first adult album, “Off the Wall,” in 1979.


NFL Honors 8 to 10 p.m., CBS (live)

Conan O’Brien hosts this salute to the best of the NFL, including awards for the most valuable player, coach of the year and the Walter Payton Man of the Year.

Contact the writer: 402-444-1349, sara.ziegler@owh.com

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