Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for March 29-April 4

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DON’T MISS: “FOX Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America” — Hosted by Elton John with shelter-in-place edicts in mind, this hourlong benefit special features performances by Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mariah Carey, Tim McGraw and more, from their own homes, filmed with their personal cellphones, cameras and audio equipment. Organizers say the program will pay tribute to front-line medical professionals working to treat coronavirus patients, first responders and local heroes while soliciting donations from viewers and listeners. (6 p.m. PT; 9 p.m. ET Sunday, Fox).

Other bets:

SUNDAY: It’s time to return to Nonnatus House for the ninth season of “Call the Midwife.” In the opener, Dr. Turner and Nurse Crane must deal with an alarming outbreak of diphtheria. Also, Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin. (8 p.m., PBS).

SUNDAY: Tonight’s episode of “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” is a showcase for series star Jane Levy, who performs — count ‘em — six musical numbers. After receiving heartbreaking news, Zoey suffers a mysterious “glitch” in her powers and the tunes just pour out of her. (9 p.m., NBC).

MONDAY: We’re still feeling the aftershocks from last week’s massive earthquake that shook “The Good Doctor.” Now, in Part 2 of the season finale, the doctors work against time and their own personal safety to save the lives of those around them. (10 p.m., ABC).

TUESDAY: Just when we would be reveling in March Madness, “The Scheme” reminds us of the dark side of big-time hoops. It’s a documentary that examines the FBI’s two-year investigation of college basketball corruption that resulted in the 2017 arrests of several assistant coaches and Adidas execs. (9 p.m., HBO).

TUESDAY: As another season of “Bering Sea Gold” begins, the ever-resourceful miners are forced to continually adapt, using new technology and tactics to not only go up against the brutality of Mother Nature, but each other. (9 p.m., Discovery).

WEDNESDAY: In the special “David Blaine: The Magic Way,” the renowned illusionist works his mysterious talents on some of his celebrity friends, including Emily Blunt, Tom Brady, Dave Chappelle, Bryan Cranston, Michael Jordan and others. (10 p.m., ABC).

THURSDAY: Pauley Perrette (“NCIS”) returns to series TV in the sitcom “Broke.” She plays a struggling single mom who is shocked when her estranged sister (Natasha Leggero) and her brother-in-law (Jaime Camil) go from riches to rags and land on her doorstep in need of a place to live. (9:30 p.m., CBS).

THURSDAY: Viola Davis and company return for the final six episodes of “How to Get Away with Murder.” First up: Annalise’s disappearance is uncovered, and the fallout affects everyone. (10 p.m., ABC).

FRIDAY: Directed and executive produced by Jon M. Chu (“Crazy Rich Asians”), “Home Before Dark” is a mystery series that follows a young girl (Brooklynn Prince) who digs into a cold case that everyone in her small lakeside town, including her father (Jim Sturgess), worked hard to bury. (Apple TV+).

FRIDAY: After a sun-drenched, 10-year run, it’s time to bid “aloha” to “Hawaii Five-0.” In the series finale, Steve McGarrett finally solves the case his father left for him 10 years ago. (9 p.m. Friday, CBS).

SATURDAY: How could we not highlight a TV film with the title of “You’re Bacon Me Crazy”? (Thanks, we needed a good laugh). The story? Well, it follows an aspiring Portland chef who tries to win a food truck competition while the competition tries to win her heart. (9 p.m., Hallmark).


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