TV highlights: Hillary Clinton sits down for an interview with Diane Sawyer


'REMEMBERING THE ARTIST ROBERT DE NIRO, SR.': Robert De Niro, left, remembers his unappreciated artist father Robert De Niro, Sr. in a moving original HBO documentary. (courtesy of HBO)
June 8

Unfortunately for its fans, “The Bachelorette” (ABC at 8 p.m.) is taking a break this week with a retrospective on Andi and her decisions thus far rather than continuing on with Episode 5. The change was a network decision for this week only to make room/set the mood for the Hillary Rodham Clinton interview at 9 p.m., so expect the show back in its regular time slot next Monday.

The 20 remaining contestants on “MasterChef” (Fox at 8) are challenged with a trip to an Army base in the desert overseas, where they are to feed 500 troops.

Diane Sawyer helms an interview with the former secretary of state in the special “Hillary Clinton: Public and Private” (ABC at 9). According to previews for the one-hour segment, “nothing is off-limits” and the topics discussed are wide-ranging, from Clinton’s past as first lady to her future in politics and what 2016 may hold.

Jack and Kate team up to save the life of a player tied to the terror threat just as President Heller confronts Margot to put an end to her attacks on “24: Live Another Day” (Fox at 9).

Three new obstacles are on the table in the St. Louis qualifying round on “American Ninja Warrior” (NBC at 9).

The original HBO doc “Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro Sr.” (HBO at 9) illuminates the artistic (and underappreciated, according to his son, actor Robert De Niro) endeavors of the abstract expressionist.

RETURNING SHOW: Season 3 of “Major Crimes” (TNT at 9) opens with the squad working to find a missing family.

An extended (hour-and-a-half) “Louie” (FX at 10) looks back at the title character’s dreary past.

SERIES PREMIERE: “Murder in the First” (TNT at 10), the new crime/legal drama from Steven Bochco, stars Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson as detectives investigating two seemingly unrelated murders before discovering a common denominator.

Actor Clint Eastwood and guitar slayer Jack White come to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC at 11:35).

Actor Kelsey Grammer and “Letterman” staff writer Bill Scheft are on “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with musical guest Willie Nelson.

Television personality Phil McGraw and “NBA Countdown’s” Sage Steele stop by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35). The Danish artist Mø is the musical guest.

Rachel Lubitz

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