“Family Guy" 9 p.m. Sunday, Fox
The absurdly irreverent animated series once canceled by Fox has now lived long enough to celebrate its landmark 200th episode. In “Yug Ylimaf" (“Family Guy" spelled backward), Brian breaks Stewie’s time machine, causing reality to run in reverse and forcing them to quickly fix it before Stewie becomes “unborn." The episode is followed by a tribute featuring interviews with creator Seth MacFarlane and voice talent Mila Kunis, Alex Borstein and Seth Green.
“The Good Wife" 9 p.m. Sunday, CBS
“The Good Wife" continues to attract quality guest stars as Christina Ricci drops by tonight. She plays a comedian who gets sued for indecency after baring her breasts on a late-night talk show.
of the United States" 8 p.m. Monday, Showtime
Some accused Oliver Stone of stretching the truth in his film “JFK," but the director stuck to the facts for the “Untold History of the United States." It’s his 10-part documentary devoted to pivotal, but overlooked, events.
“Mankind: The Story
of All of Us" 9 p.m. Tuesday, History
Josh Brolin narrates the crazily ambitious “Mankind: The Story of All of Us," a 12-part miniseries covering the entire history of the human race. Sounds like a laborious homework assignment to us.
“Parenthood" 10:01 p.m. Tuesday, NBC
We’ve learned our lesson: Never watch “Parenthood" without a box of industrial-strength tissues at hand. Tonight’s episode finds Adam and Kristina (Peter Krause, Monica Potter) trying to juggle the demands of daily life with her breast-cancer treatment.
“Whitney" 8 p.m. Wednesday, NBC
The critics hated it and viewers mostly ignored it. Still, “Whitney" was renewed and launches its second season tonight, replacing that sitcom with a monkey that critics hated and viewers ignored.
“Crossfire Hurricane" 9 p.m. Thursday, HBO
“Crossfire Hurricane" is an electrifying new documentary that tries to squeeze the 50-year history of the Rolling Stones into 105 minutes. Included: Interviews with band members, archival footage and lots of great music.
“We Will Always Love You:
A Grammy Salute
to Whitney Houston" 10 p.m. Friday, CBS
This musical celebration has Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion, Usher, Britney Spears and others paying tribute to the late pop superstar. We can only hope it blots out the reality TV stain that is “The Houstons: On Our Own."