Fri, May 6
With her album "25" one of the biggest instant successes in modern music history, the Grammy and Oscar winner performs in a concert taped in November 2015 at Radio Music Hall ... and this re-edited telecast adds five more songs. Interestingly, Adele was teamed with Lorne Michaels -- whose "Saturday Night Live" she had just appeared on again -- in also executive-producing the special. "Hello" and the Oscar-winning "Skyfall" are among her selections here.
Series regular Paul Wesley doubles as director again on the new episode "Requiem for a Dream," as his character Stefan has to come to terms with his strained relationship with Caroline (Candice King) when she faces new danger. Damon's (Ian Somerhalder) effort to save Bonnie (Kat Graham) goes awry, prompting Matt (Zach Roerig) to take related action of his own. Enzo (Michael Malarkey) struggles with his agony as he watches Bonnie fight to survive.
The Ohio developer of the plush toy Mensch on a Bench wants to expand the brand, but Lori Greiner and Robert Herjavec caution him against it in this new episode. Several Virginia women receive unexpected assistance in finding a production site for their brand of preserves. A Texas woman gets advice from Mark Cuban and Kevin O'Leary in steering her toy-rental service back on track. Daymond John consults with the Florida developers of a portable safe.
Comedian Steve Harvey had a big 2012, given the success of his then-new syndicated talk show and this movie hit, adapted from his humorous best-seller about relationships. The book is a pivotal part of the plot here, since several male friends turn its advice on their respective ladies, who have been relying on it. The ensemble cast includes Michael Ealy, Gabrielle Union, Jerry Ferrara ("Entourage"), Taraji P. Henson ("Empire") and Kevin Hart.