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Feud: Bette and Joan, Chicago Justice and two time-travels shows—Making History and Time After Time—sit atop the heap of March 2017 TV premieres calendar. And they all debut on the same night.

March 5 is one of those overloaded TV nights, with at least six new shows premiering. At least five shows return for new seasons, too.

Other highlights for the month include the continuation of gay rights miniseries “When We Rise” on ABC. FX’s “The Americans” also returns, along with second seasons of AMC’s “Into the Badlands” and WGN America’s “Underground.” Acorn TV offers the 19th season of British mystery series “Midsomer Murders.”

Speaking of international series, Amazon debuts its first German series this month. In “You Are Wanted,” German star Matthias Schweighöfer plays a hotel manager who is framed as a terrorist after his identity is stolen. Crackle, too, goes international with a TV adaptation of the British film “Snatch.”

Keep reading for more March 2017 TV premieres. I highlighted in bold the titles I’m looking forward to watching. I’ll continue to add new ones throughout the month.

 

March 2017 TV premieres calendar

Wednesday, March 1

(All times Central)

Streaming

  • “National Treasure,” Hulu (4-part series premiere; famous comedian accuse of sexual misconduct)

7 p.m.

  • “Chicago Fire,” NBC (One Chicago crossover event, Part 1)
  • “Time Presents: Celebrities on Trial,” Reelz (special; stars who broke the law and had to face the music)

8 p.m

  • “Chicago P.D.,” NBC (One Chicago crossover event, Part 2)
  • “When We Rise,” ABC (limited series, parts 2 and 3)

9 p.m.

  • “Chicago Justice,” NBC (series preview; One Chicago crossover event, Part 3)
  • “Time: The Kalief Browder Story,” Spike TV (docuseries premiere; African-American teen spent 3 years imprisoned on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime)
  • “Bringing Up Ballers,” Lifetime (series premiere; five Chicago-area entrepreneurs and moms work for success in business and for their basketball-playing sons)
  • “The Deed,” CNBC (series premiere; real estate moguls Sidney Torres and Sean Conlon come to the aid of struggling property investors in dire need of help)

10 p.m.

  • “Josh Gates: After Dark,” Travel (special; explorer spends a night in Dubai)

 

Thursday, March 2

Streaming

  • “The Dressmaker,” Amazon (movie; dressmaker in Paris  returns to Australian outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother)

8 p.m.

  • “When We Rise,” ABC (limited series, parts 4 and 5)
  • “60 Days In: Atlanta,” A&E (season premiere)

 

Friday, March 3

Streaming

  • “Annedroids,” Amazon (season 4)

8 p.m.

  • “When We Rise,” ABC (limited series, parts 6 and 7)
  • “Cesar Millan’s Dog Nation,” Nat Geo Wild (series premiere; behaviorist and son work with those saving dogs around the country)

 

Saturday, March 4

7 p.m.

  • “Custody,” Lifetime (movie; woman fights to keep custody of her children in family court)

8 p.m.

  • “Patsy Cline,” PBS (“American Masters” premiere; 2017 marks the 85th anniversary of country music singer Patsy Cline’s birth [Sept. 8, 1932] and 54th anniversary of her death [March 5, 1963].)

 

Sunday, March 5

7 p.m.

  • “Victoria on Masterpiece,” PBS (season finale)
  • “Once Upon a Time,” ABC (spring return)
  • “Little Big Shots,” NBC (season 2)
  • “iHeart Radio Music Awards,” TBS/TNT/truTV (special)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Making History,” Fox (series premiere; time travel comedy)

8 p.m.

  • “Chicago Justice,” NBC (series premiere; district attorney’s office investigates, tries cases)
  • “Time After Time,” ABC (series premiere; H.G. Wells travels through time in pursuit of Dr. John Stevenson)
  • “Three Days to Live,” Oxygen (series premiere; real-life cases involving abduction of women)
  • “Saints and Sinners,” Bounce (season 2)

8:30 p.m.

  • “The Last Man on Earth,” Fox (spring premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Feud: Bette and Joan,” FX (anthology series premiere; story of the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford and Bette Davis)
  • “The Arrangement,” E! (series premiere; actress’s date with star turns into marriage-for-money proposal)
  • “Naked and Afraid,” Discovery (season 7)
  • “Who Do You Think You Are?” TLC (season premiere)

 

Monday, March 6

Streaming

  • “Midsomer Murders,” Acorn TV (exclusive U.S. premiere of Series 19, Part 1; four new feature-length episodes set in England’s most murderous county)
  • “Please Tell Me I’m Adopted!” Amazon (short form comedy; disaster magnet moves in with her newlywed sister, roping new couple into her crazy life)

7 p.m.

  • “Shadowhunters,” Freeform (spring finale)

8 p.m.

  • “Origins: The Journey of Humankind,” Nat Geo (series premiere; Jason Silva hosts this look at pivotal events, discoveries and more involving humankind)

 

Tuesday, March 7

Streaming

  • “My Shy Boss,” Drama TV (finale)

9 p.m.

  • The Americans,” FX (season 5)
  • “People Icons,” ABC (series premiere; pseudo news program inspired by People covers)
  • “The Partner,” CNBC (series premiere; investor Marcus Lemonis searches for business partner in competition show)

 

Wednesday, March 8

7 p.m.

  • “Survivor,” CBS (season 34)
  • “Victorian Rebel: Marianne North,” Smithsonian (doc; Emilia Fox hosts look at adventurous female explorer/botanist in Victorian England)

8 p.m.

  • “Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge,” Food (season premiere)

9 p.m.

10 p.m.

  • “Ripper Street,” BBC America (fifth and final season; more about “Ripper Street”)
  • “Breaking Free,” WGN America (doc; stories of fugitive heroes from Harriet Tubman to William Still and inspiration behind creating “Underground”)

 

Thursday, March 9

Streaming

  • “Missing Nine,” Drama TV (finale)

8 a.m.

  • #WeMissYouBiggie music block, Fuse (special; 20th anniversary of the death of Notorious B.I.G.; go to fuse.tv for more)

8 p.m.

  • “Kicking & Screaming,” Fox (series premiere; 10 expert survivalists team with pampered partners for tough course)
  • “Carnival Eats,” Cooking (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “The Catch,” ABC (season 2)

 

Friday, March 10

Streaming

  • “Love,” Netflix (season 2)
  • “Hand of God,” Amazon (season 2)
  • “Buddy Thunderstruck,” Netflix (series premiere; animated kids’ series features semi-truck racing dog)
  • “Likes for Likes,” Drama TV (movie; South Korean romcom about finding love with help from modern day social networks)
  • “Burning Sands,” Netflix (movie; fraternity member challenged when pledge process gets extreme)

7 p.m.

  • “The Vampire Diaries,” CW (series finale)
  • “Tangled Before Ever After,” Disney (movie; Rapunzel and Eugene are back in new movie)

8 p.m.

  • “Perfect in ’76,” Showtime (doc; look at 1976 Indiana University Hoosiers’ undefeated season led by Coach Bob Knight)

 

Saturday, March 11

8 p.m.

  • “American Jihad,” Showtime (doc; how young men are radicalized for Jihadism)
  • “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy,” Disney XD (season 2; back-to-back episodes)

9 p.m.

  • “Jerrod Carmichael: 8,” HBO (standup comedy special)

10 p.m.

  • “Samurai Jack,” Adult Swim (season premiere)

 

Sunday, March 12

7 p.m.

  • “Guy’s Grocery Games: Supermarket Masters Tournament,” Food (season premiere)

8 p.m.

  • “Time After Time,” ABC (time period premiere)
  • “Spring Baking Championship,” Food (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “American Crime,” ABC (season 3)

 

Monday, March 13

Streaming

  • “Martin Clunes’ Islands of Australia,” Acorn TV (exclusive U.S. premiere; actor visits 16 islands that offer cross-section of Aussie island life)

7 p.m.

  • “Americans Underground: Secret City of WWI,” Smithsonian (special; American soldiers left their names on limestone walls under French wheat field)
  • “Young & Hungry,” Freeform (season 5)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Baby Daddy,” Freeform (season 6)

9 p.m.

  • “Cries from Syria,” HBO (doc; humanitarian crisis in Syria and the devastating, 5-year-long civil war

 

Tuesday, March 14

7 p.m.

  • “Trail & Error,” NBC (series premiere; a poetry prof may or may not have murdered his wife)

 

Wednesday, March 15

Streaming

  • Radiant Office,” Drama TV (series premiere; romantic comedy about second chances)

9 p.m.

  • “Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo,” Sundance (season 2)

 

Thursday, March 16

Streaming

  • “Snatch,” Crackle (series premiere; group of 20-something hustlers are thrust into high-stakes world of organized crime in London)
  • “Ten Miles of Peach Blossom,” Drama TV (finale)

8 p.m.

  • “Braxton Family Values,” We tv (season premiere)

 

Friday, March 17

Streaming

  • “Marvel’s Iron Fist,” Netflix (series premiere; believed dead, wealthy man returns with martial arts prowess to take on corrupt New York; Finn Jones talks “Iron Fist”)
  • “Striking Out,” Acorn TV (Acorn original premiere; Irish lawyer quits job and starts own practice after catching her boyfriend cheating)
  • “You Are Wanted,” Amazon (U.S. premiere; when hotel manager’s personal data is hacked, he becomes terror suspect)

7 p.m.

  • “The Originals,” CW (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Hustle & Soul,” WE tv (series premiere; chef Lawrence Page revives The Pink Tea Cup restaurant in the West Village)

10:30 p.m.

  • “Animals,” HBO (season 2)

 

Saturday, March 18

8 p.m.

  • “Campfire Kiss,” Hallmark (movie; single mom tries to reconnect with son at family wilderness camp where she meets a man)
  • “Collision Course,” Reelz (season premiere)

 

Sunday, March 19

7 p.m.

  • “The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth,” Showtime (season 2; looking at new president’s first 100 days in office)

8 p.m.

  • “Into the Badlands,” AMC (season 2; get the scoop on the new “Badlands” season; creators talk)
  • “Aurora Teagarden: Dead Over Heels,” Hallmark (movie; crime-solving librarian investigates murder of Detective Sergeant Jack Burns)

 

Monday, March 20

7 p.m.

  • “Dancing with the Stars,” ABC (season 24)

8 p.m.

  • “The Twins: Happily Ever After?” Freeform (season premiere; “The Bachelor” alums Emily and Haley Ferguson keep their TV hopes alive)
  • “Big Beach Builds,” DIY (series premiere; property renovation in coastal communities near Bethany Beach, Del.)

9 p.m.

  • “Sweet Home Oklahoma,” Bravo (series premiere; group of “ride-or-die” friends in Oklahoma City)
  • “For My Woman,” TV One (series premiere; true-crime stories of men who have been arrested for a crime they committed for a woman)

 

Tuesday, March 21

9 p.m.

  • “Cosplay Melee,” Syfy (series premiere; Yvette Nicole Brown hosts cosplayer competition)
  • “Home Town,” HGTV (series premiere; revitalizing historic homes in small towns)
  • “Upscale with Prentice Penny,” Showtime (series premiere; demystifying the upscale life)

 

Wednesday, March 22

7 p.m.

  • “Shots Fired,” Fox (event series; racially charged shootings tear apart small southern town)

8 p.m.

  • “Empire,” Fox (spring return)
  • “Rogue,” Audience Network (4th and final season)
  • “Cooks vs. Cons,” Food (season premiere)
  • “The Last Alaskans,” Discovery (season 3)

 

Thursday, March 23

Streaming

  • “Gimme Danger,” Amazon (movie; directed by Jim Jarmusch and starring Iggy Pop, chronicles story of The Stooges)
  • “Ingobernable,” Netflix (series premiere; wife of Mexico’s president shakes up politics)

 

Friday, March 24

Streaming

  • Grace and Frankie,” Netflix (season 3)
  • “An American Girl Story—Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance,” Amazon (movie; set in 1976 San Francisco, 10-year-old Chinese-American Ivy Ling struggles with finding balance between her two cultural identities)
  • “Time Renegades,” Drama TV (movie; thriller follows two men who live 30 years apart as they fight to save same woman)

6:30 p.m.

  • “Tangled: The Series,” Disney (movie; Rapunzel and Eugene are back in their own animated series)

 

Saturday, March 25

Streaming

  • “Tomorrow with You,” Drama TV (finale)

 

Sunday, March 26

8 p.m.

  • “To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters,” PBS (“Masterpiece” premiere; in 1840s, world’s three most notorious authors were three sisters writing under male pen names)
  • “Murder, She Baked: Just Desserts,” Hallmark M&M (movie; crime-solving baker Hannah Swensen’s first-ever televised bake-off competition turns deadly)

 

Monday, March 27

Streaming

  • Asylum,” Acorn TV (exclusive U.S. premiere; whistleblower who leaked sensitive info about CIA cover ups overstays welcome in foreign embassy that gave him asylum; more Acorn TV in March news)

7 p.m.

  • “Pocohantos: Beyond the Myth,” Smithsonian (doc; life of legendary woman on the 400-year anniversary of her death in March 1617)

8 p.m.

  • “Mega Race,” Discovery (special; casts of “Street Outlaws” and “Fast N’ Loud” race)

9 p.m.

  • “Rock and a Hard Place,” HBO (doc; incarcerated young people get chance to trade an extensive prison sentence for a fresh start by completing a rehabilitation boot camp)

9:30 p.m.

  • “Twiz & Tick,” Viceland (doc series premiere; two best friends—one who is gender fluid and one who is transgender—embark on the road trip of a lifetime)

 

Tuesday, March 28

Streaming

  • Hwarang,” Drama TV (series premiere; warrior from the Silla nation of Korea falls in love with beautiful commoner)

8 p.m.

  • “Rebel,” BET (series premiere; cop quits force after shooting her partner, who was about to shoot her brother)
  • “Chopped: Star Power Tournament,” Food (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Jungletown,” Viceland (series premiere; look at residents of Kalu Yala, “world’s greatest sustainable modern town”)

 

Wednesday, March 29

Streaming

  • Harlots,” Hulu (series premiere; owners of competing brothels got to war in 18th Century London)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Imaginary Mary,” ABC (sneak peek; woman’s childhood imaginary friend reappears to help her navigate love)

9 p.m.

  • “Nobodies,” TV Land (series premiere; three friends try to rise to fame in Hollywood)

9:30 p.m.

  • “Lopez,” TV Land (season 2)
Thursday, March 30

9 p.m.

  • “The Amazing Race,” CBS (season 29)

 

Friday, March 31

Streaming

  • “The Discovery,” Netflix (movie; love story set in a world where the afterlife has been scientifically proven)
  • “Five Came Back,” Netflix (3-part doc; five filmmakers interrupted their careers to serve their country in WWII: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens)
  • “13 Reasons Why,” Netflix (series premiere; girl records cassettes for 13 people explaining how they each played a role in driving her to commit suicide.)

8 p.m.

  • “Disgraced,” Showtime (doc; shocking murder of Baylor University men’s basketball star Patrick Dennehy and attempted cover-up of NCAA rule violations)
  • “Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail,” Discovery (series premiere; Parker Schnabel tackles the original Klondike Gold Rush trail route)

9 p.m.

  • “CMT Hometown Heroes,” CMT (special;  Chris Stapleton, Darius Rucker and Brett Eldredge perform in hometowns)
  • “Dr. Miami,” WE tv (series premiere; behind-the-scenes look at plastic surgeon and his office)