The Oscars (8:30 p.m., ABC) – Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, with scheduled performers Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend. “La La Land,” with 14 nominations, is a favorite to win a pile of trophies. ABC’s Red Carpet coverage starts at 7 p.m. and for you long-haulers, pre-show coverage on E! starts at 1:30 p.m.
Also on . . .
NC Bookwatch (Noon, UNC-TV) – Tony Earley talks about his book “Mr. Big.”
Big Little Lies (9 p.m., HBO) – Jane deflects Ziggy’s questions about why they moved, and Madeline is outraged over a slight from Renata.
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Homeland (9 p.m., Showtime) – Saul meets an old friend.
The Walking Dead (9 p.m., AMC) – An Alexandrian discovers they must navigate the confusing and terrifying world within the Saviors’ compound.