Jason Moleli, left, Lafaele Tauali'l, Chris Lilley, Tama Tauali'l, Antoine Marsters in  "Jonah From Tonga" on HBO.

A boarding school is the setting for the new comedy series "Jonah From Tonga" on HBO. With Jason Moleli, left, Lafaele Tauali'l, Chris Lilley, Tama Tauali'l and Antoine Marsters. (Ben Timothy / HBO / April 18, 2013)

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This week's TV Movies


 

SERIES

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team Five hundred hopeful women endure a demanding audition to become Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders for the 2014-15 season. 9 p.m. CMT

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta In the season finale a second-time bride wants a gown that will put her in the spotlight. 9:30 p.m. TLC

The Knick Oscar and Emmy winner Steven Soderbergh is director and one of the executive producers of this new period medical drama set in New York City, circa 1900, where the Knickerbocker Hospital is making huge strides in the era before antibiotics. In the premiere, a brilliant and brooding doctor (Clive Owen, also an executive producer) steps into the position of chief surgeon after his mentor (Matt Frewer) leaves unexpectedly. Andre Holland, Eric Johnson and Michael Angarano also star. 10 p.m. Cinemax

Jonah From Tonga In this new spinoff from "Summer Heights High," premiering with two new episodes, Jonah (played by series creator Chris Lilly) is sent from one school to another and struggles to fit in, despite bullying and clueless adults. 10 and 10:30 p.m. HBO

SPECIALS

Dick Cavett's Watergate This special draws heavily from archival footage from "The Dick Cavett Show" between 1972 and 1974, when the host interviewed nearly every key figure who was involved in the scandal. Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, former White House counsel John Dean and Watergate historian Timothy Naftali, are featured, along with never-before-broadcast audio from President Nixon's infamous White House tapes. 9 p.m. KOCE

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today James Cameron; Iggy Azalea performs; Hoda's birthday; Shelly Long and Susie Essman. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Luke Bryan performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Live With Kelly and Michael Will Arnett; Nick Cannon ("America's Got Talent"); Kate Upton. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Characters from "Muppets Most Wanted," including Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Doctors Ebola. 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Kelsey Grammer; Mark Feuerstein; Jet Tila. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Wayne Brady; Joan Collins ("Dynasty"). 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

Dr. Phil A woman says she was forced to work in a brothel. 3 p.m. KCBS

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Megan Fox. 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose — the Week (N) 7:30 p.m. KOCE

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill U.S. plans air strikes in Iraq; humanitarian aid to people trapped by ISIS; Afghanistan: Helene Cooper, New York Times. U.S.-Africa summit: Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times. Polls about Congress; midterm elections: Amy Walter, Cook Political Report. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé A program in Rio De Janeiro that promotes healthy relationships. 10 p.m. KVCR

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; midnight KOCE

Tavis Smiley Director Amma Asante. 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jeff Bridges; Ali Larter; Andy Woodhull. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Joan Rivers; Keith Olbermann. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Kerry Washington. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Chris Pratt. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Daniel Radcliffe; Cathy Ladman. (N) 1:07 a.m. KCBS