Gimme some truth
As behind-the-music documentaries go, it’s hard to top “John and Yoko: Above Us Only Sky,” an intimate look at the making of their “Imagine” album. Look past the layers of cigarette smoke to watch John Lennon introduce George Harrison to “How?” at the piano and Yoko Ono passing notes to her husband during recording sessions.
8 p.m. Mon., A&E
Shock to the system
“Empire” returns after a three-month break — and a major distraction on its hands. Jussie Smollett, who plays the critically important role of Jamal, will still appear in the next seven episodes, which were filmed before the actor alleged he was attacked in a hate crime and subsequently accused of falsifying a police report. Producers have written him out of the season’s final two episodes. Watching the soap without thinking of the behind-the-scenes drama will be a challenge.
7 p.m. Wed., KMSP, Ch. 9
“Made in Heaven,” originally shot as an Indian web series, has its fair share of elaborate dance numbers and pesky parents. But this clever, sexy dramedy about wedding planners for the upper class is spicier than what we’re used to seeing from Bollywood. The guest list includes mobsters, secret gay lovers and a horndog photographer.
Now streaming on Amazon Prime