“Giant Little Lies,” the David E. Kelley mini-series starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, involves the tip of its scrumptious run. And “Name the Midwife” starts a 6th season with an unfriendly face.
What’s on TV
BIG LITTLE LIES nine p.m. on HBO. The top is nigh for David E. Kelley’s shiny adaptation of the Liane Moriarty absolute best dealer, transplanted right here to idyllic Monterey, Calif., and starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern as moms at a poshly modern basic college the place a homicide can have taken position at a costume-party fund-raiser. Don’t take the angsty upper-middle-class clichés too critically — they’re a part of the darkish amusing. Do sit down again and savor the picture-postcard environment and spot-on performances in what Mike Hale of The New York Occasions known as “the very best tv seashore learn.”
60 MINUTES 7 p.m. on CBS. Betty Jo Shelby, the white Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black motorist in September, talks about her choice to tug the cause.
CALL THE MIDWIFE eight p.m. on PBS. It’s 1962, and there’s a brand new nun (Harriet Walter) on the town — and she or he’s now not really nice.
52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS eight p.m. on CBS. Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan host this rite,…