“Schindler’s List” 7 p.m. to 10:18 p.m., USA (1993)
Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning film set in Poland during World War II, where Oskar Schindler becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis and takes action to save their lives. Starring Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Kingsley. Winner of seven Oscars.
“Dreamgirls” 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., ABC (2006)
Set in 1960s Detroit, this musical based on the Broadway hit follows the ups and downs of an R&B girls trio. Jennifer Hudson won an Oscar for her turn as ousted member Effie.
“On the Waterfront” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., TCM (1954)
Marlon Brando “coulda been a contenda” as an ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman who struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses. Also starring Karl Malden. Winner of eight Oscar awards, including best actor for Brando and best picture.
“Wanderlust” 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., HBO (2012)
Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd star as a Manhattan couple rattled by sudden unemployment who explore alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.
“The Big Bang Theory” 8 p.m., TBS
Wil Wheaton returns (as himself) to battle nemesis Sheldon in a bowling match, but Penny and Leonard’s relationship troubles are overshadowing the competition.
— Laura King
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