THE RESIDENT: L-R: Manish Dayal, Shaunette Renée Wilson and Bruce Greenwood in the "Black Cloud" episode of THE RESIDENT airing Monday, April 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2019 Fox Media LLC Cr: Guy D'Alema/FOX.

April 15 best-bets: An intense “Resident”

1) “The Resident,” 8 p.m., Fox. Don’t expect any small moments. This starts with a major change in the Conrad/Nic relationship; then everything else is high-octane: Gunshots leave a mother and son in critical condition … a birth becomes high-stress … and there’s news about Nic’s sister, a recovering addict with kidney failure. The first scene is so-so, but the rest is beautifully done, closing with an emotional nod to the late Kira Dixon Johnson, who spoke five languages and had a life of adventure. Read more…

1) “The Resident,” 8 p.m., Fox. Don’t expect any small moments. This starts with a major change in the Conrad/Nic relationship; then everything else is high-octane: Gunshots leave a mother and son in critical condition … a birth becomes high-stress … and there’s news about Nic’s sister, a recovering addict with kidney failure. The first scene is so-so, but the rest is beautifully done, closing with an emotional nod to the late Kira Dixon Johnson, who spoke five languages and had a life of adventure.

2) “Jesus: His Life,” 8-10 p.m., History. As Easter Week begins, this mini-series concludes with Mary Magdalene and the crucifixion. The previous chapter, with Judas, reruns at 6; on Easter Sunday, the entire mini-series will rerun from 4 p.m. to midnight.

3) “American Idol,” 8-10 p.m., ABC. On Sunday, all 14 singers performed and viewers voted. Now the top seven votegetters will be declared safe and do a “victory song.” The others get one more chance to impress the judges; three will advance, wrapping up the top 10.

4) “The Code,” 9 p.m., CBS. Life gets complicated when both sides – prosecution and defense – are friends, answering to the same boss. In the opener, “Code” found a way for them to be on the same side; not now: Abe faces Maya in court, when a Marine is charged with leavng his post.

5) “Queens of Mystery,” any time, www.acorn.tv. Last week’s opener – cheery in look and tone – brought a young police detective to the village where her aunts are mystery writers. Now things get more serious, when one of the aunts (Julie Graham) visits her rock ‘n roll past. The result, the second of three “Queens” movies, is more serious than the first, offering a solid mystery.

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