Sun, April 26
This provocative new comedy series explores the idea of happiness and why pursuing it makes people so miserable. Thom Payne (Steve Coogan, Philomena) faces a mid-career crisis when the advertising agency he works for puts two Swedish millennials in charge of him. At home, Thom’s antidepressants are ruining intimacy with his wife (Kathryn Hahn), and he tries to remedy the problem with a dubious supplement.
A fixture since 2000, this awards show taped April 15 in Shanghai honors remarkable individuals and achievements in sports over the past year. Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch hosts for a second straight year as honors are distributed in six categories, including Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year, Team of the Year and Comeback of the Year. Serena Williams, the San Antonio Spurs and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton are among those up for hardware.
The fourth race of the 2015 season takes IndyCar to the Deep South, where a field including Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan will vie in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham is a 17-turn, 2.38-mile road course that features elevation changes and a 45-foot-wide racing ribbon that requires patience when passing. Will Power has won here twice, as has Ryan Hunter-Reay, who took last year's contest.