The comic Amanda Seales dissects sexuality and race in a brand new particular on HBO. And Willie Nelson takes the stage on “Austin City Limits.”
What’s on TV
AMANDA SEALES: I BE KNOWIN’ (2019) 10 p.m. on HBO; stream on HBO Go or HBO Now. In her first hourlong stand-up particular, the comic Amanda Seales (“Insecure,” “black-ish”) breaks down why catcalling is the alternative of complimenting and explains what differentiates a “Hannah” (a white particular person) from a “Becky” (an individual who occurs to be white). Seales hosts a weekly podcast referred to as “Small Doses” and is touring with “Smart Funny & Black,” a recreation present she created that assessments contestants’ data of black tradition and historical past.
SLENDER MAN STABBING: THE UNTOLD STORY (2019) eight p.m. on Reelz. In 2014, Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, each 12, took their good friend Payton Leutner into the Wisconsin woods and stabbed her 19 occasions. They stated they did it to appease Slender Man, a shadowy, legendary character that has turn into a legend since taking form in a web based discussion board practically a decade in the past. (Leutner managed to crawl away and finally recovered. Geyser, who wielded the knife, pleaded responsible to tried first-degree intentional murder and was sentenced to 40 years in a psychiatric hospital.) This new documentary particular charts the occasions main as much as the crime by means of interviews with detectives, attorneys and kin of the youngsters. The case additionally receives the documentary therapy within the 2016 HBO movie “Beware the Slenderman.” (For these extra fascinated by a fictional model, the 2018 horror flick “Slender Man” is obtainable for rental on Amazon, Google Play or YouTube.)
KNIGHT SQUAD 9 p.m. on Nickelodeon. The knights in coaching Arc (Owen Joyner) and Ciara (Daniella Perkins) rush to avoid wasting the day on this Season 2 finale after listening to that Ryker (Geno Segers) practically has his fingers on the Armor of Astoria. Sydney Park, of “The Walking Dead” and “Spirit Riding Free,” visitor stars.
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS 11 p.m. on PBS (examine native listings). Willie Nelson performs songs off his Grammy-nominated album “My Way,” a set of requirements from the Great American Songbook that serves as a tribute to his good friend Frank Sinatra.
JERRY MAGUIRE (1996) stream on Amazon and Hulu; lease on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu and YouTube. Stream this romantic comedy by Cameron Crowe earlier than it leaves Amazon Prime Video and Hulu on the finish of the month. Tom Cruise stars because the memorable title character, a big-time sports activities agent who realizes he not enjoys the company detachment that comes with the job. That epiphany will get him fired, so he begins his personal company with the assistance of Dorothy (Renée Zellweger), a former co-worker, and manages to cling to 1 shopper, Rod (Cuba Gooding Jr. in a flamboyant, Oscar-winning efficiency), a soccer participant who’s directly admirable and insufferable (“Show me the money!”).
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