Martin Freeman, Nik Wallenda, and Mark Wahlberg: What’s New on TV | March 2-8

 In What To Watch

Martin Freeman tests his dad skills. Empire ties up some loose ends. Nik Wallenda walks a tightrope over an active volcano. Mark Wahlberg is Spenser Confidential. And so much more. Here’s what’s new and hot this week on TV.


Monday, March 2


Paul and Alley (Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard) are juggling full time careers, aging parents, and kids who are a total handful.

Comedy | FX | 10pm | New


Tuesday, March 3


As we go into the final 10 episodes of Empire’s last season, there are a lot of loose ends to tie up with Lucious, Melody, Cookie, Tiana, Teri, and the rest of the group.

Drama | Fox | 9pm | Season 6


Master Distiller

America’s top distillers (both above-board and bootleg) compete to make the top spirit.

Reality competition | Discovery | 10pm | New


Wednesday, March 4


Dave Burd, the rapper and comedian known as Lil Dicky is “a neurotic man in his late twenties who has convinced himself that he’s destined to be one of the best rappers of all time,” says FXX. Philadelphia’s Lil Dicky blew up on YouTube in 2013, and then released his debut album entitled “Professional Rapper.”

Comedy| FXX | 10pm | New


Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda

Daredevil Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk 1,800 feet walk across the active Masaya Volcano in Masaya, Nicaragua.

Reality/Live event ABC | 8pm | Special


Thursday, March 5

Better Things

The Pamela Adlon and Louis CK-led comedy that critics have called “beautiful,” “vital,” and “revelatory” centers around a struggling actress and single mother of three daughters in Los Angeles.

Comedy | FX | 10pm | Season 4



Lily Chan, a young Silicon Valley software engineer, suspects foul play and begins to investigate after her boyfriend’s apparent suicide.

Drama/Sci-fi | Hulu | Miniseries


Friday, March 6

The Most Dangerous Animal of All

This four-part documentary series, based on The New York Times best-selling book, takes us through a man’s search for his dad who disappeared, only to learn that his father may have been the Zodiac killer.

Documentary | FX | 10pm | Miniseries


Spenser Confidential

A former police detective (Mark Wahlberg) delves into Boston’s crime underworld to unravel a twisted murder conspiracy. You may remember the first time the Robert B. Parker book series was adapted into the ’80s television series “Spenser: For Hire.”

Action/Comedy | Netflix | Movie



Filmed on location in Mexico, Italy, Senegal, Morocco, and the U.S., this miniseries explores the cocaine industry and how it impacts the global economy, focusing on chaos surrounding a shipment of cocaine smuggled from South America to Europe. Based on the novel of the same name by Roberto Saviano.

Drama| Prime Video | Miniseries



Sunday, March 8

Ride With Norman Reedus

The Walking Dead‘s Daryl Dixon (Norman Reedus) explores the open road with former Dead co-star, Michael Rooker. This year they’ll explore the scenery, food, nature and local activities throughout Alabama, Georgia, Japan, Costa Rica, Uruguay and more.

Reality | AMC |12 midnight | Season 4



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