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DEADWOOD: THE MOVIE (2019) eight p.m. on HBO. David Milch’s award-winning western collection, which The New York Times not too long ago named “one of the 20 best TV dramas since ‘The Sopranos,’” returns to HBO over a decade after the community unexpectedly holstered it. “Deadwood: The Movie” brings again a lot of the solid of the collection, which incorporates Ian McShane because the hard-drinking saloon proprietor Al Swearengen and Timothy Olyphant because the darkly contemplative Sheriff Seth Bullock, however strikes the motion a decade later, with the city of Deadwood inching towards modernity. The result’s “not just a nostalgic exercise but a fair shorthand of what might have transpired in a fourth season,” James Poniewozik wrote in his evaluation for The Times. “It can’t, in its abbreviated run, recreate the series’s full glory, but it does offer that glory a wistful toast.” That’s greater than most would have anticipated earlier than plans for the film have been introduced. Many followers of the canceled-too-early collection till not too long ago undoubtedly shared the view that Olyphant not too long ago expressed to The Times: “I didn’t think it was ever going to happen.”
QUIET STORM: THE RON ARTEST STORY (2019) 10 p.m. on Showtime. Metta World Peace, the previous basketball participant who was recognized throughout his years as an N.B.A. star as Ron Artest, is infamous for his function within the 2004 Malice on the Palace brawl. But that battle, which concerned gamers of the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons and followers on the Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan, was only one chapter within the lifetime of World Peace, who has develop into a voice for mental health awareness. This documentary, produced by Bleacher Report, follows World Peace’s childhood in the Queensbridge public housing projects in New York, and goes from there.
UNIDENTIFIED: INSIDE AMERICA’S UFO INVESTIGATION 10 p.m. on History. This six-part series centers on a mysterious Pentagon U.F.O. program that was also the subject of a widely read article in The Times in December 2017. It features an interview with Luis Elizondo, a military intelligence official who ran the program until he resigned in 2017, and appearances by several others involved with reports of unidentified flying objects, including Navy pilots who have described unexplained sightings.
WHEN THEY SEE US Stream on Netflix. Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix mini-series dramatizes the case of the Central Park Five, the teenagers who were arrested in connection with the rape and assault of a white jogger, and whose case came to symbolize the stark injustices black and brown people experience within the legal system and in media coverage. “This series is talking to my pain,” Korey Wise, one of the men, recently told The New York Times. “I’m enjoying it; at the same time, it hurts. But I guess when it comes down to it — people are going to enjoy it.”
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