“Alex Haley’s ‘Queen’ ” 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., BET (1993)
BET shows this miniseries about Alex Haley’s grandmother in its entirety. Halle Berry is the daughter of a slave and a Civil War colonel. Also starring Jasmine Guy, Tim Daly, Martin Sheen, Ann-Margret and Patricia Clarkson.
“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Dead Man’s Chest, At World’s End” 3:15 p.m. to midnight, TNT (2003, 2006, 2007)
See the first three installments of this movie series based on my favorite Disney park ride. Johnny Depp is charming as the eyeliner-wielding Jack Sparrow.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” 5:30 p.m., HBO (2012)
Waiting to see the sequel until after you’ve rewatched the first one? Here’s your chance. Bilbo Baggins, Gandolf and Grey and a whole bunch of dwarves set out for the Lonely Mountain.
“Jiro Dreams of Sushi” 6:30 p.m., NET2 (2011)
Salivate during this profile of sushi chef Jiro Ono, which includes a look at his difficult childhood, his early days in the restaurant biz and the techniques he uses — and the son who’s stuck in his shadow.
“Bridesmaids” 7 p.m., USA (2011)
Kristen Wiig plays a maid of honor struggling with money and romance who tries to plan the perfect wedding for her best friend, played by Maya Rudolph.
“Top Hat” 7 p.m., TCM (1935)
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers delight in this Irving Berlin classic, which includes the songs “Top Hat, White Tie and Tails” and “Cheek to Cheek.”
“How to Train Your Dragon” 8 p.m., FX (2010)
A Viking teenager befriends a dragon in spite of his tribe’s tradition of slaying dragons in this animated adaptation of a children’s book.