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What to Watch Tonight: The Series Premieres of Damien and Cuckoo, the Season Premieres of Bates Motel and RuPaul's Drag Race, and Castle

What to watch on Monday, March 7...

U.S. SERIES PREMIERE, 12:01am Pacific, Netflix
Cuckoo
Andy Samberg stars in the first season of this British comedy, in which a Staffordshire couple learns their daughter has married a ne’er-do-well Yank while on her gap year before med school.

12:01am Pacific, Hulu
11/22/63
Jake and Bill’s partnership splinters even as they find more pieces of the Oswald puzzle in “The Eyes of Texas.” Things with Sadie are going much more smoothly, though Jake can’t help but fear that the romance has put her in harm’s way.

SERIES PREMIERE, 8pm, Smithsonian
Major League Legends
This four-part series profiles some of the most towering figures in baseball history, beginning with George Herman “Babe” Ruth. Journalists, academics, sports figures and others weigh in on the life and career of the record-setting slugger. Martin Sheen narrates.

8pm, The CW
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
“Josh Is Going to Hawaii!” finds Rebecca learning about Josh’s conflicted feelings for her and Greg struggling to work with Heather post-breakup. More romantically confident is Darryl, who spreads word of his newly realized bisexuality far and wide.

8pm, Freeform
The Fosters
“Sixteen” finds Mariana and Jesus at odds over how heartily to party for their birthdays, while Callie and Brandon reach an agreement not to bring their significant others home. In altogether brighter spirits is Jude, who looks forward to a weekend stay with Connor.

8pm, Fox
Gotham
Gordon, Bullock, and Barnes hope that Nora Fries can help them locate her supervillain spouse in “A Dead Man Feels No Cold.” I’m no detective, but they might want to check the ominous abandoned cold-storage facility with the ice gargoyles out front. In other mythology-advancing business, the Penguin meets Hugo Strange, and Alfred reveals to Bruce more details about his parents’ murder.

8:30pm, TBS
American Dad!
Stan is tasked with organizing the CIA calendar, which gives Hayley the opportunity to destroy it instead. Take that, CIA bake sale plans! Elsewhere in “The Devil Wears a Lapel Pin,” Roger goes to great lengths to evade his credit card debt.

SEASON 4 PREMIERE, 9pm, A&E
Bates Motel
“A Danger to Himself and Others” finds Norman in an unfamiliar environment, and Norma on the lookout for him. Meanwhile, Dylan awaits word about Emma and Romero receives an unexpected proposition.

SEASON 8 PREMIERE, 9pm, Logo
RuPaul’s Drag Race
The series prepares to celebrate its 100th episode and its 100th queen as the new season gets underway.

DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE, 9pm, HBO
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
The winner of this year’s Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject tells the story of a young Pakistani woman who survived her family’s attempted “honor killing.” The film also examines the myriad issues and conditions faced by women in Pakistan

9pm, The CW
Jane the Virgin
Petra frets that Rafael has resumed his womanizing ways, unaware that he’s also helping Michael locate a key figure in the Mutter matter. Meanwhile in “Chapter Thirty-Six,” Rogelio must elude his assistant/stalker, and Jane springs into action when Petra goes into labor.

9pm, Syfy
The Magicians
Brakebills is in turmoil after Penny is attacked by someone she trusted in “The Strangled Heart.” Elsewhere, Quentin looks for a connection to the Beast while Julia looks to kick magic for good at a rehab facility.

9pm, TBS
Angie Tribeca
With Tribeca on a lieutenant-mandated holiday, Tanner and Geils investigate a murder on a golf course in “Tribeca’s Day Off.” Veteran golf course authority Bill Murray guest stars.

9pm, TNT
Major Crimes
The squad discovers more connections between the past and present victims in “Hindsight Part 4,” but it probably won’t be enough to solve the case yet since there’s one more episode to go in this arc. Meanwhile, Cooper and Amy Sykes are drawn into a firefight, and Sharon gains the upper hand against Rev. Price, his lawyer, and Mark Hickman.

9pm, Fox
Lucifer
To track down the contents of his stolen container, Lucifer teams up with an unlikely ally. (But I’m guessing not, like, God unlikely.) Elsewhere in “Wingman,” Chloe’s probe of the Palmetto case turns up pivotal new information.

9pm, Freeform
Recovery Road
In “Sick As Our Secrets,” Maddie’s world is rocked after Ellie learns she’s in rehab, while Wes comes to wonder why Charlotte is demanding more updates on Maddie’s progress. Meanwhile, Wes, Vern, and Craig spend a productive afternoon together.

SERIES PREMIERE, 10pm, A&E
Damien
You ever have one of those days when you’re just doing your job and suddenly it dawns on you that you’re the Antichrist incarnate? That’s what happens to war photographer Damien Thorn as “The Beast Rises” kicks off this six-episode prequel to the 1976 horror classic The Omen.Bradley James, Barbara Hershey, and Robin Weigert star in the series, with The Walking Deadveteran Glen Mazzara at the helm.

10pm, NBC
Blindspot
A veteran goes on a shooting spree at a military base in “Scientists Hollow Fortune,” and the investigation leads the team to a diabolical scheme. What, you were expecting it to lead to a relatively simple outcome and an early jump on Taco Tuesday? Come to think of it, tacos don’t sound half bad right about now.

10pm, AMC
Better Call Saul
In “Gloves Off,” Jimmy inadvertently causes drama for Kim, while Mike carefully considers a highly profitable—yet highly risky—proposal. Might I humbly suggest Mike instead play it safe and get some tacos? Low risk, high reward.

10pm, ABC
Castle
“G.D.S.” sends Castle back to L.A. in search of answers about the time he missed for abduction-related reasons, and also in search of this killer taco joint in Boyle Heights that—y’know what? I’m not gonna be able to shake this taco fixation until I get some. Bear with me. … … Okay, much better. As I was saying, Castle’s SoCal sojourn takes a turn when the Greatest Detective Society enlists him to help solve a murder.

10pm, Syfy
Lost Girl
The gang must save a comrade despite being under lockdown in “Follow the Yellow Trick Road.” If you were to bet, based on that title, that the episode includes a Wizard of Oz-themed dream sequence, you would likely end up with some taco money tonight.

10pm, VH1
Hit the Floor
As Ahsha and Sloane compete with the clock and one another, Jude and Zero revisit Zero’s traumatic past. Elsewhere in “Killer Crossover,” Jelena makes a risky play, Kyle makes a confession, and Terrence makes amends. Hey, nothing says I’m sorry like apology tacos. Yes, I know I said I’d get off the taco thing, but it turns out eating some only makes you want more?

10:30pm, TBS
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Samantha examines the ramifications of the 2010 midterm elections, particularly in those states where Republicans gained control of the legislatures.

11pm, Syfy
Bitten
Elena plays prison guard to Konstantin, who’s attempting to discern her reasons for protecting Sasha in “A Quiet Dog.” Meanwhile, Jeremy looks to put an end to Sasha and Roman’s decades-old feud, and you know what really brings people together? Little powdered donuts. What, you thought I was gonna say tacos? Geez, talk about a one-track mind.

LATE-NITE:
– Snoop Dogg and Steve Wozniak on Conan, 11pm, TBS
– Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, 11pm, Comedy Central
– Dave Attell on The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Will Arnett, Charles Barkley, and Max Greenfield on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 11:35pm, CBS
– Naomi Watts, John Legend, and Eliot Sumner on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Queen Latifah, author David Walliams, and Elle King on The Late Late Show with James Corden, 12:37am, CBS

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