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Around the remote: Classic ‘Little Women’ returns to PBS

From left, Kathryn Newton as Amy, Willa Fitzgerald as Meg and Emily Watson as Marmee in “Little Women,” airing on PBS today and May 20. (PBS)
From left, Kathryn Newton as Amy, Willa Fitzgerald as Meg and Emily Watson as Marmee in “Little Women,” airing on PBS today and May 20. (PBS)

DON’T MISS: “Little Women” – The “Masterpiece” franchise delivers a two-part, three-hour adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved coming-of-age classic. First published in 1868, the story follows the four willful March sisters – Jo (Maya Hawke), Meg (Willa Fitzgerald), Beth (Annes Elwy) and Amy (Kathryn Newton) – as they journey to adulthood while their father fights in the Civil War. The cast also includes Emily Watson, Angela Lansbury, Dylan Baker and Michael Gambon. (7 p.m. KSPS; 8 p.m. KCDT, today).

Other bets

SUNDAY: In the fifth season finale of the tech comedy “Silicon Valley,” the launch of PiperNet has Monica suspicious of an early success. Also, the team must race against the clock as their future is threatened. (10:15 p.m., HBO).

MONDAY: A devilish season of “Lucifer” wraps up. Shocked by someone’s death, Chloe, Lucifer and the rest of the team work together to take down the killer. And then Lucifer has an epiphany. (8 p.m., Fox).

TUESDAY: “New Girl” becomes good-bye girl as the sitcom ends its run with an hourlong series finale. Jess and Nick make two life-changing decisions, and Winston and Aly’s big day arrives. (9 p.m., Fox).

TUESDAY: Recent episodes of “black-ish” have us really bummed out. In tonight’s Season 4 finale, Dre and Bow are living separate lives and switching off with the kids. Naturally, they start to realize how hard it is being on their own. (9 p.m., ABC).

WEDNESDAY: As another season of “Riverdale” ends, Fred trails in the mayoral polls, so Archie steps in to lend a hand in his dad’s campaign. Meanwhile, Veronica stays one step ahead after uncovering Hiram’s latest scheme. (8 p.m., The CW).

THURSDAY: The turbo-charged first season of “S.W.A.T” ends as a fake 911 call puts Hondo and the team on the hunt to stop a terrorist group from executing bombing attacks on local communities. Also, Street’s relationship with his recently paroled mother, Karen (Sherilyn Fenn), jeopardizes his career. (10 p.m., CBS).

FRIDAY: Didn’t score an invite to the royal wedding? You can still watch Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tie the knot on TV – but you’ll have to stay up late, or wake up early, to do so. (4 a.m., ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC America, PBS and E! – Note that pre-wedding coverage will start even earlier, with CBS taking the air first at 1 a.m.).

FRIDAY: Season 2 of the controversial teen drama “13 Reasons Why” picks up in the aftermath of Hannah’s stunning suicide. Liberty High School prepares to go on trial, but someone is determined to keep the truth surrounding her death concealed. (Netflix).

FRIDAY: The final three young contestants on “MasterChef Junior” face off in one last challenge and a winner in crowned in the show’s two-hour season-ender. (8 p.m., Fox).

FRIDAY: In the Season 8 finale of “Hawaii Five-0,” McGarrett and his team discover a Russian spy ring hiding in plain sight when a Russian nuclear attack submarine appears off the coast of Waikiki. (9 p.m., CBS).

SATURDAY: Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon head the cast of “Fahrenheit 451.” Based on Ray Bradbury’s iconic novel, the TV film depicts an alternate tomorrow in which media is an opiate, facts and history are rewritten, and “firemen” burn books. (8 p.m., HBO).


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