Alibi V.25 No.12 • March 24-30, 2016 

Week in Sloth

Only the Dead See the End of War

Thursday 24

“Hate in America” (ID 6pm) Veteran journalist Tony Harris showcases stories from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s case files, like tonight’s premiere ep story about white supremacists taking over Montana.

“The Catch” (KOAT-7 9pm) When a private investigator's fiancé cons her out of millions of dollars and vanishes, she sets out to get revenge.

“Sisters in Law” (WE 11pm) This new docu-reality series follows the lives of several black, female attorneys in Houston. ... See, they’re “sisters” in “law.” You can’t have a reality show these days without a punny title.

Friday 25

Spring Broke (Showtime 7pm) This documentary from Alison Ellwood (“American High,” History of the Eagles) traces the wild-and-wooly history of spring break in Daytona Beach from the shagadelic 1960s to the MTV-dominated 1980s.

“Backstage” (Disney 10pm) This fictional drama (shot like a documentary series) follows a group of teenage singers, dancers and musicians trying to make it big (Zendaya big!) at the Keaton School for the Arts.

Saturday 26

The Perfect Daughter (Lifetime 6pm) Finally, Lifetime has dropped its suburban scare tactics for a nice movie about a functional family and their thoughtful daughter who .... Waaaait a minute. Do I sense you’re actually being sarcastic here, Lifetime?

“Mrs. and Mr. Smith” (OWN 8pm) What a great time in America to be a D-list celebrity. Pat Smith, Miss Virginia 1993 and wife of former NFL player Emmitt Smith, finally gets her chance to shine.

Sunday 27

The Passion of the Christ (KTFQ-14 7:30pm) If you like Easter more for the beating and less for the Resurrection, here’s your chance to relive it all thanks to Mel Gibson. Also, this version is en español.

Easter Parade (TCM 6pm) Judy Garland and Fred Astaire celebrate the holiday with a lot less flagellation and a lot more dancing.

Monday 28

“Listed Sisters” (HGTV 6pm) TV’s most telegenic career, real estate agent, continues its reality show domination of HGTV.

Only the Dead See the End of War (HBO 7pm) In 2003 war correspondent Michael Ware travels to Baghdad during the invasion and hunts down Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

Tuesday 29

“The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special” (KRQE-13 9pm) Host James Corden looks back at his favorite episodes of the sing-along segment.

Wednesday 30

“The Path” (Hulu steaming anytime) This religious drama explores the unknown and mysterious world of the cult-like “Meyerist Movement” in upstate New York. Hugh Dancy (“Hannibal”) is the cult leader. Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”) and Michelle Monaghan (“True Detective”) are the family caught in his clutches.

“Lopez” (TV Land 8pm) George Lopez stars in his third self-titled, semi-autobiographical sitcom (after 2002’s “George Lopez,” and 2014’s “Saint George”). There was also 2009’s “Lopez Tonight,” but that was just a talk show. (Still lurking on the horizon: “The George Lopez Show,” “George!” and “Lopez in the Morning.”)