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Tony Hawk Gets the HBO Doc Treatment, Sitcom Stars Take Over Name That Tune

ALSO: Ronny Chieng, The Girl From Plainville, Abbott Elementary, The Thing About Pam, and more.
  • Photos: HBO, Hulu, Fox, Netflix, ABC
    Photos: HBO, Hulu, Fox, Netflix, ABC

    Tony Hawk skates onto HBO tonight with a new documentary charting his legendary career, Until the Wheels Fall Off. Also today: Name That Tune brings sitcom stars and Olympians together for two intense battles, The Girl From Plainville continues to track the Michelle Carter case, Ronny Chieng brings a new comedy special to Netflix, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:

    Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off: Original documentary. Iconic skateboarder Tony Hawk reflects on his life and career in a new documentary featuring never-before-seen archival footage and intimate interviews with the legend. The film is directed by Sam Jones and executive produced by Mark and Jay Duplass. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Name That Tune: New episode. Full House star Jodie Sweetin and Frankie Muniz of Malcolm in the Middle test their song knowledge, while Olympic gymnasts Laurie Hernandez and Nastia Liukin ditch the mat and bring their competition to Fox’s stage. 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    The Girl From Plainville: New episode. As the threat of legal action mounts, the Carters hire a lawyer to represent Michelle (Elle Fanning). Elsewhere, Co (Norbert Leo Butz) and Lynn (Chloë Sevigny) struggle with their pasts and Michelle tries to help Coco (Colton Ryan) settle into a new normal. Streaming on Hulu

    Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy: Comedy special. Daily Show correspondent Ronny Chieng returns to Netflix in a new special that sees him riff on the pandemic, race relations, cancel culture, and his experiences as an international touring comic. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Benjamin Franklin: Documentary finale. Ken Burns brings his two-part doc into the Revolutionary Era as he explores Franklin’s work as a Founding Father, his tenure as the governor of Pennsylvania, and the years leading up to his death in 1790. 8:00 PM ET on PBS

    The Croods: Family Tree: Complete Season 2. Grug, Eep, Sandy, Thunk, and Gran return to streaming for a new season of animated, family-friendly shenanigans. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu and Peacock

    This Is Us: New episode. Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and Miguel’s (Jon Huertas) anniversary barbecue doesn’t go as planned. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    Abbott Elementary: New episode. With the school board threatening to pull their funds, Janine (Quinta Brunson) and Gregory (Tyler James Williams) decide to help Ava (Janelle James) out with her presentation in front of the superintendent (Reginald C. Hayes). However, their plan is derailed when a curveball is thrown at Ava. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    The Thing About Pam: New episode. Pam (Renée Zellweger) gains notoriety after the Dateline episode airs, but once she squares off against Betsy’s (Katy Mixon) daughter in a civil suit for the insurance money, public opinion turns against her. 10:00 PM ET on NBC

    FBI: Encore presentation. The team attempts to extract key information from a vulnerable 9/11 widow, Hannah Thompson (Janel Moloney), who is shocked to learn that her new boyfriend is the manipulative leader of a terrorist group planning an attack (originally aired in December 2021). Followed by repeats of FBI: International and FBI: Most Wanted. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    Superman & Lois: Encore presentation. Lana (Emmanuelle Chriqui), Kyle (Erik Valdez), and Sarah (Inde Navarette) prepare for Sarah’s quineañera, but things don’t end up going as smoothly as they had hoped (originally aired on February 22). Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off, HBO, Benjamin Franklin, The Girl From Plainville, Name That Tune, Ronny Chieng, Tony Hawk