It's ladies night on Netflix as Jennifer Lopez gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at her life today in the new documentary Halftime, and Grace & Frankie co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play host to Michelle Buteau, Margaret Cho, and Iliza Shlesinger in a new all-female standup special.
Plus, Mayans M.C. wraps Season 4, Peacock’s Dateline: The Last Day examines the final day of victims’ lives, and American Masters profiles Brian Wilson. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:
Halftime: Original documentary. Netflix offers a behind-the-scenes look at Jennifer Lopez’s life and career in an intimate new documentary following the legendary multi-hyphenate as she prepares for performances at the 2020 Super Bowl and Joe Biden’s inauguration. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix
Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin: Ladies Night Live: Comedy special. Grace & Frankie stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin return to Netflix as emcees of this all-female comedy show featuring stand-up from Michelle Buteau, Margaret Cho, and Iliza Shlesinger. Taped at the Netflix Is a Joke Festival in early May. Streaming on Netflix
Mayans M.C.: Season 4 finale. EZ (J.D. Pardo) ties up loose ends as the future of the club hangs in the balance. Meanwhile, Alvarez (Emilio Rivera) seeks peace with a Redwood Original. The Sons of Anarchy spinoff has yet to be renewed for a fifth season at FX, but a greenlight seems likely. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on FX
Dateline: The Last Day: Docuseries premiere. NBC News correspondents Keith Morrison, Josh Mankiewicz, Stephanie Gosk, and Andrea Canning examine the final day of a victim’s life in each episode of this original docuseries. Three episodes drop today. Watch trailer. Streaming on Peacock
American Masters: Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road: Original documentary. PBS explores the career of singer, songwriter, and co-founder of The Beach Boys in a new installment of its iconic docuseries. The film traces the legendary performer’s journey on a drive through Los Angeles with his longtime friend and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on PBS
America’s Got Talent: New episode. The auditions continue as the judges search for the next great variety act. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
Tom Swift: New episode. While hosting the tech event of the year at Swift Enterprises, Tom (Tian Richards) embarks on a daring gambit to stop a security breach — but to do so, he’ll have to get extremely close to the mysterious Rowan (Albert Mwangi), whose undeniable chemistry with Tom complicates the question of whether Rowan is a shadowy adversary or a guardian angel. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW
Origins of Hip Hop: New episode. Ja Rule takes center stage in a new episode of A&E’s music documentary series. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on A&E
Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.
TOPICS: Jennifer Lopez, Netflix, American Masters, Dateline: The Last Day, Halftime, Mayans MC, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin