The schedule is a little shorter this week, but there are some awesome new additions. New seasons of Barry, Happy!, and Veep, series premieres of What We Do in the Shadows and Abby’s. It’s a pretty sweet week, frankly.
Here’s what to watch on TV this week!
It’s official! Monday has transitioned into being a slow TV night. I mean, I guess there’s stuff like American Idol, but I don’t want to talk about that.
10-11 Into the Badlands – No information available, but you know it’s going to be primarily karate.
8-9 MasterChef Junior – Children have to debone an entire fish. This is either a heartwarming competition or an expose on unsafe restaurant practices.
9-10 This Is Us – It’s a history of Beth and Randall through the ages. I’m sorry, but “through the ages”? Is this going to be a Hawkman thing where they’re constantly reincarnated and have to find one another throughout different eras?
10-10:30 At Home with Amy Sedaris – Amy celebrates the show’s 15th episode anniversary with big celebrity guests and local singers. Can they top Justin Theroux as the ship captain who lives in Amy’s closet? Can anybody?
10:30-11 Miracle Workers – SEASON FINALE! Craig risks everything in a desperate race to save all of mankind. Man, it’s nice that Craig has faith in us, but I assure you, it is unwarranted.
8-9 Survivor – There’s a merge and somebody wins individual immunity. They’re not even getting clever about their lack of information.
9-10 Million Dollar Mile – SERIES PREMIERE! I’m a little confused about what this show is, but I think it’s a non-lethal Running Man. It’s hosted by Tim Tebow, who has bad opinions about Colin Kaepernick. But so does my actual boss, so I maybe can’t use that as justification to not watch.
10-11 Whiskey Cavalier – Will hits it off with a British spy, which leaves Frankie with some unexpected feelings and also the knowledge that she’s British in real life. Will she ever get to use her real accent?
10-11 Happy! – SEASON PREMIERE! The show where Grant Morrison teams up with the co-creator of Crank returns to my great delight. Sax is clean-ish, he’s still hanging out with an imaginary unicorn, and weird and terrible thing are happening on Easter. I can’t wait. The first season was mostly based on the comic (but greatly expanded) and now this is going to be entirely new.
10-10:30 What We Do in the Shadows – SERIES PREMIERE! This is a spinoff of the Taikia Waititi movie of the same name – similar premise but relocated to New York City with an all new cast. That premise? A documentary detailing the lives of vampire roommates. The cast includes Matt Berry from weird British comedies (Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace) and Mark Proksch who’s been on everything but is loved around here as the world’s worst drug dealer on Better Call Saul.
8:30-9 A.P. Bio – Jack is horrified when he’s not one of Toledo’s top ten bachelors, but Durbin is. I feel like there’s not enough buzz around this show, but it’s super funny.
9:30-10 Abby’s – SERIES PREMIERE! Natalie Morales stars in this show about a woman who opens an unlicensed bar in her backyard. It actually kind of looks like an outdoors version of Cheers. It even has a studio audience sitting outside. There are some really good people involved and I think this could be very good. Fingers crossed. We, as a nation, owe it to Natalie Morales to get her to a second season of something.
10-10:30 Better Things – Oh, you know the listing is going to be super vague. There’s nothing that I can tell you here. Sam’s going to deal with some stuff. That’s all they want you to know!
10-10:30 Broad City – SERIES FINALE! I just ranted about this a second ago, but here’s what Comedy Central wants you to know about the finale of one of their key shows: “The broads say goodbye”.
10:30-11 The Other Two – SEASON FINALE! Chase performs live for the first time, then Brooke and Cary get life-changing news. Twice. This first season was really good and it might be a Comedy Central high point. Which means they’re probably going to pull a Detroiters on us.
9-10 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – No information available! You’d think with this being the penultimate episode, they’d be able to work up something.
The Santa Clarita Diet – Season Three of the domestic zombie comedy hits today. I usually don’t like zombie-based comedy (outside Shawn of the Dead), but this show is really funny and also has Timothy Olyphant in it.
Doom Patrol – After a series of failures and surprising revelations, the team sits down to talk about their problems. It’s a bottle episode!
11:30-1 am Saturday Night Live – Sandra Oh hosts! We all agree that there’s definitely going to be a Killing Eve sketch, right?
8-8:30 The Simpsons – Lisa is scouted to play for the Capital City Philharmonic, much to her band teacher’s dismay. See? It took thirty seasons, but we’re getting the Mr. Largo episode that people have been demanding! Do I have a Mr. Largo action figure? Yes, yes I do. Is it because I’m a band teacher or I play an instrument or I have affection for the work of teaching band? Nope!
10-11 Good Girls – Beth turns to Dean for help but then uncovers a troubling secret about him. The message of this show remains “Don’t trust anybody ever.”
9-10 The Walking Dead – There’s no information on the listing I’m using, but I’m not looking for a second opinion because it’ll be super vague and won’t include information that might be useful like “In this episode, Michonne kills a bunch of children with a sword” because that was…. yeah.
9-10 The Case Against Adnan Syed – SERIES FINALE! This wraps up the series by looking at how Serial affected Adnan’s case and hopefully getting us some closure or else somebody else is going to have to pick this up again in two years.
10-10:30 Barry – SEASON PREMIERE! Oh man, this was one of my favorite shows last year and I’m so glad it’s back. Barry tries to get the class back on track even though Gene is grief-stricken and yes, we get more NoHo Hank! I love this show!
10:30-11 Veep – SEASON PREMIERE! The final season begins tonight, with Selina re-evaluating her past and present campaigns. I’m going to miss this show and these goofy SOB’s.
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