TV highlights: ‘Civil War: The Untold Story’ begins on WHUT

April 12

For its premiere in a new time slot, “2 Broke Girls” (CBS at 8 p.m.) has Lindsay Lohan guest starring as an indecisive bride who calls on Max and Caroline to make her a cake.

A live, two-hour “Dancing With the Stars” (ABC at 8) has the celebrity dance pairings performing and one contestant getting booted from the competition.

The playoffs continue with the Top 20 on “The Voice” (NBC at 8).

Cryogenically preserved remains are found on “Bones” (Fox at 8), which leads to an investigation of a preservation facility.

“Antiques Roadshow” (MPT and WETA at 8) appraises a 1955 Elvis Presley poster and a 1919 Leon Gaspard oil portrait of a young girl.

Joan Rivers, Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, George Kotsiopoulos and guest judge Nick Lachey rate the fashions worn to one of the most diverse awards shows on television on “Fashion Police: The 2014 MTV Movie Awards” (E! at 9).

RETURNING SHOW: “The Real Housewives of Orange County” (Bravo at 9) returns for Season 9 with Vicki and Don finalizing their divorce while Heather is in a much better place building her California dream home.

Ryan’s mission to infiltrate the Korban compound and capture Joe falters on “The Following” (Fox at 9).

FINALE WATCH: Bonnie and Christy help Violet as she goes through labor in the Season 1 finale of “Mom” (CBS 9:30), while Christy convinces herself that Bonnie still has feelings for Alvin.

SERIES PREMIERE: Reviewed by TV critic Hank Stuever, the five-part docu-series “Civil War: The Untold Story” (WHUT at 10) examines the war through the lens of the Western Theater and offers new insight into who we were as a nation then, as opposed to who we are now. Narrated by “Downton Abbey’s” Elizabeth McGovern, the first episode goes into the bloody Battle of Shiloh.

SERIES PREMIERE: “Bam’s Bad Ass Game Show” (TBS at 10:30) has “Jackass” alumni Bam Margera at the helm of a competition with contestants facing off in demented, potentially dangerous and painful challenges, all for a $10,000 cash prize.

Actor Will Smith stops by in a repeat “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC at 11:35), with U2 as musical guest.

Actors Emma Watson and Nick Offerman are on the “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with music from the Strypes.

Actors Jason Bateman and Katie Lowes come to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35), with a musical performance from John Legend.

Rachel Lubitz

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