The best of TV this week

Tonight

How long can Keith Olbermann keep his latest job? Get the office pools going. The irascible anchor returns to ESPN in “Olbermann,” a nightly discussion of hot-button sports topics. 11 p.m., ESPN2.

Tuesday

“The March” is a compelling documentary that looks back on the famous 1963 March on Washington for racial equality. The program offers interviews, rare footage and a behind-the-scenes look into the planning of the event, best known for Martin Luther King’s stirring “I Have a Dream” speech. 9 p.m., PBS.

Wednesday

On “Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy,” our intrepid host visits central Illinois, where two farm boys are making big bucks harvesting deer urine. Only in America, indeed. 9 p.m., History Channel.

Mindy Kaling (“The Mindy Project”) drops by “Top Chef Masters” as the chefs create dishes inspired by her favorite romantic comedies. 10 p.m., Bravo.

Thursday

In the two-hour season finale of “Motive,” Flynn and Vega (Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira) identify a suspect in the death of an executive’s assistant, but there appears to be no motive. Um, so when does “Scandal” return? 8 p.m., ABC.

Poor, poor Los Angeles. First, the city was pulverized by a brutal “Sharknado.” Now, it’s being invaded by prehistoric creatures in the cheese-fest, “Age of Dinosaurs.” 9 p.m., Syfy.

Friday

Forget the runway, how are your blogging skills? On “America’s Next Top Model,” the contestants are forced to act as fashion correspondents in a challenge led by Perez Hilton. 9 p.m., The CW.

Saturday

“Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited” continues to mark the 50th anniversary of the sci-fi franchise by looking back at the first 11 Time Lords. Tonight, the spotlight is on the eighth Doctor (played by Paul McGann) as he battles the Master. 8 p.m., BBC America.

Chuck Barney

Contra Costa Times

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