Patti LaBelle sings “Over the Rainbow” during “In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul.”


TV picks for April 7:  "Women of Soul,” Darius Rucker, "Kitchen Casino”

  • April 6, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Command performance

It’s ladies’ night in the nation’s capital as President Obama hosts “In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul.” Among the highlights: Patti LaBelle goes “Over the Rainbow,” Melissa Etheridge reminds us that “I’m the Only One” and Jill Scott shows us how to “Rock Steady.” 8 p.m. TPT, Ch. 2

He shoots, he scores

Even if you don’t care about college hoops, you may want to catch the opening minutes of “The 2014 NCAA National Championship” to see Darius Rucker sing the national anthem with a full choir. That’s followed by a pickup game between Hootie and the Blowfish and Third Eye Blind. 8 p.m. WCCO, Ch. 4

All bets are off

Former “Apprentice” champ Bill Rancic hosts “Kitchen Casino,” a new competition series in which chefs compete in gambling-themed cook-offs. Gives a whole new meaning to the dish fish and chips. 8 p.m. Food Network

Neal Justin

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