Today is all about the great American eclipse, and there’s a viewing option for almost anyone. Elsewhere, Acorn TV heads to India with “The Good Karma Hospital,” an escapist medical melodrama.
What’s on TV
ECLIPSE OVER AMERICA 9 p.m. on PBS. Those stuck under a rock, or maybe just in an office, when the eclipse plunges a 73-mile-wide swath of the United States into darkness along the “path of totality” can see what they missed with this “Nova” companion piece. Footage shot on Monday by NASA and local public television stations will be interspersed with interviews from scientists using the darkness to better understand the sun’s corona and the potentially deadly solar storms it generates.
Near a screen at midday, when the celestial spectacle begins? LIVE VIEWING OF THE ECLIPSE can be found at noon on Fox News, NASA Television, Science Channel and the Weather Channel, and at 1 p.m. on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC and Univision. It is also streaming at noon on CBSNews.com, CNN.com and NASA.gov/eclipselive; on the Facebook pages of CNN, NBC and NovaPBS; and on the YouTube pages of ABC News, Exploratorium, NASA, PBS NewsHour, Science Channel, Telemundo, Univision and the Weather Channel.
SUNNY DAY 10 a.m. on Nickelodeon. In this new animated preschool series, Sunny (Lilla Crawford), a 10-year-old master hair stylist with her own mobile salon, the Glam Van, uses creative problem-solving to save the day in her seaside town, Friendly Falls. The trouble begins when her friends Blair (Taylor Louderman) and Rox (Elan Luz Rivera) become stuck together with hair spray. Sutton Foster, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Lance Bass and Nico Tortorella lend their voices.
GONE: THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF OHIO 9 p.m. on Spike. This series from the documentarian Joe Berlinger moves to a new night as he and Angela Clemente, an intelligence analyst, continue their investigation into the disappearance of six women from Chillicothe, Ohio, and the role of the opioid crisis.
TRIBAL JUSTICE 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). “POV” follows Abby Abinanti and Claudette White, Native American judges for tribal courts in California, who promote rehabilitation by keeping families together on reservations rife with crystal methamphetamine addiction.
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