TV highlights: Amanda Knox sits for first interview since release from prison

April 29, 2013
HIGHLIGHTS

Sutton Foster and Jesse Tyler Ferguson announce the 2013 Tony Awards nominations at 8:30 a.m. on CBS.

Zoe decides it’s time to start online dating on “Hart of Dixie” (CW at 8 p.m.), but she’s immediately overwhelmed, so it’s up to Rose and Max to help her navigate the crazy digital world.

“Splash” (ABC at 8) seems to be an increasingly treacherous reality show, with people dropping out and reports of injuries on the set, but the remaining celebs continue in the high-diving competition.

ESPN profiles Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper in the one-hour documentary “Bryce Begins” (ESPN at 9), starting with his childhood in Nevada.

The team on “NCIS: Los Angeles” (CBS at 9) is assigned to track down a missing person, but Callen thinks Hetty may have ulterior motives in the case when it’s revealed that the missing person is someone from her past.

Morgan was just trying to help his boss, Danny, by sending a heartfelt letter to his ex-wife. But when the ex (guest star Chloe Sevigny) shows up at the office on “The Mindy Project” (Fox at 9:30), a furious Danny fires him on the spot, much to the dismay of the entire office.

“A Special Edition of 20/20: Murder. Mystery. Amanda Knox Speaks” (ABC at 10) features Knox’s first interview since she was released from an Italian prison after four years in October 2011, after she was cleared of charges that she murdered her roommate. (If you want another primer on the story, Investigation Discovery airs an encore of its special “Amanda Knox: The Untold Story” at 6 p.m.).

On “Frontline: Never Forget to Lie” (WETA at 10), filmmaker Marian Marzynski meets with fellow Holocaust survivors and discusses the horrific things they witnessed as children.

The reality show “Ready for Love” wasn’t doing so well in the ratings, so NBC has pulled it off the schedule and replaced it with the supernatural drama “Grimm” (10 p.m.), which was originally on Friday nights this season.

SERIES PREMIERE: “Inside Amy Schumer” (Comedy Central at 10:30), a new comedy series about Schumer’s thoughts on life, is reviewed by Hank Stuever on Page C2.

Cher and her mother, Georgia Holt, are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35), which also features comedian Dov Davidoff and country duo Florida Georgia Line.

Self-help guru Phil McGraw is on “The Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), along with actor Chris O’Dowd and musical guests Phoenix.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35) hosts actress Gabourey Sidibe and a performance by Band of Horses.

Emily Yahr

Emily Yahr covers pop culture and entertainment for the Post. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyYahr.
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