What’s on TV Sunday: ‘The Red Line’ and ‘J.T. Leroy’

A new CBS series follows the fallout of a fictional officer-involved shooting. And “J.T. Leroy,” with Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern, is available to rent online.

THE RED LINE 8 p.m. on CBS. The lives of three families converge after an officer-involved shooting in this new series, which was created by the playwright Caitlin Parrish and counts Ava Duvernay among its executive producers. The death of Harrison Brennan (Corey Reynolds), a doctor who is black and who gets mistaken for someone robbing a convenience store, leads to grief and anger from Brennan’s husband (Noah Wyle) and their adopted daughter, Jira (Aliyah Royale). It also leads Jira to reconnect with her biological mother (Emayatzy Corinealdi), a rising politician on the opposite side of the city, as Paul Evans (Noel Fisher), the white police officer who was involved with the shooting, grapples with his role in Brennan’s death.

THE REDEMPTION PROJECT WITH VAN JONES 9 p.m. on CNN. This new documentary series follows victims or family members of victims of serious crimes who meet with the crime’s perpetrators as part of restorative justice processes. Van Jones hosts. Also on CNN Sunday night, Season 4 of UNITED SHADES OF AMERICA WITH W. KAMAU BELL debuts at 10 p.m., with Bell visiting megachurches.

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