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Tuesday, May 7: Meet San Antonio’s Stylish and Savvy ‘Texicanas’

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Tuesday, May 7

Bravo, 10pm
New Series!

Boasting one of the largest Latino populations in the United States, San Antonio is a city rich in Mexican culture and flair, making it the leading destination for Mexican nationals. The series follows Penny Ayarzagoitia, Mayra Farret, Lorena Martinez, Anayancy Nolasco, Karla Ramirez and Luz Ortiz, a stylish group of San Antonio sophisticates, as they try to balance their social lives and the demands of raising a family.

Intervention: “Addicted Moms”
A&E, 8pm

As a fully committed mom, Sandra was involved in her kids’ school activities as well as after-school sports. But in 2015, her abuse of prescription pills after an injury led to an opioid and heroin addiction. Elsewhere, after leaving an abusive marriage, Mallory turned to drugs to cope with the fallout. At 29, she became withdrawn, lost interest in her kids, and turned to meth and heroin to erase her haunting past.

The Big Interview: “Foreigner”
AXS TV, 8pm

Mick Jones and Lou Gramm of the classic ’80s band Foreigner sit down to chat with host Dan Rather.

NCIS: “…and Executioner”
CBS, 8pm

NCIS finds a secret government bank account that’s funding a nationwide network of vigilante justice, and the team must determine who is acting as judge and jury in the new episode “…and Executioner.”

The Flash: “The Girl With the Red Lightning”
The CW, 8pm

Team Flash is on high alert after Cicada II (guest star Sarah Carter) threatens to unleash a dangerous virus that would put all meta-humans at risk.

HBO, 8pm

Oscar winners Deborah Oppenheimer and Mark Jonathan Harris trace a complex path through the processes of the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, trying to upend some of the lasting myths about the foster care system.

The Village: “Choosing to Hope”
NBC, 8pm

With Christmas approaching, emotions are running high, and Ron (Frankie Faison) attempts to reunite the splintered Village family.

Special Theme: Meet Cutes
TCM, beginning at 8pm

The “meet-cute” is a staple in most romantic comedies, dating back to the early days of cinema, as TCM will demonstrate each Tuesday this month beginning tonight. Each week will feature a variation on how the guy and girl in memorable films have met cute; tonight’s focus is “First Encounters,” as seen in movies like It Happened One Night (1934), Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife (1938), My Man Godfrey (1936) and Bringing Up Baby (1938).

FBI: “Appearances”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Appearances,” the team investigates the murder of an FBI agent who was leading a double life.

The Voice: “Live Top 13 Eliminations”
NBC, 9pm Live

Seven artists from among last night’s performers will be revealed as safe by America’s votes. The bottom three artists will then compete for the Instant Save, and two will be eliminated.

NCIS: New Orleans: “The River Styx, Part 1”
CBS, 10pm

Is Apollyon finally going down? As the two-part season finale kicks off, Special Agent Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula) and colleague Christopher Lasalle (Lucas Black) tangle with the shadowy spy network in the war-torn Georgian republic of South Ossetia. Pride is hoping to find a kidnapped FBI special agent (Derek Webster) and closure after losing his dad, Cassius (Stacy Keach), to an Apollyon shooter.

True Conviction: “Mother’s Day Murder”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm

Popular high school Spanish teacher Patricia Mery is discovered brutally beaten and stabbed to death in her Ossining, N.Y., home on Mother’s Day. Police investigating the crime uncover evidence of friction in the household. Could a family feud have led to the murder of this loving grandmother?

New Amsterdam: “This Is Not the End”
NBC, 10pm

Max (Ryan Eggold) goes head-to-head with hospital administration when he comes up with a new plan for patients without insurance. Meanwhile, Iggy (Tyler Labine) struggles with an accusation brought against him, and Sharpe (Freema Agyeman) navigates her role as Deputy Medical Director.

Wednesday, May 8

Town Hall With Sen. Amy Klobuchar
FOX News Channel, 6:30pm

FOX News Channel presents a town hall with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) in Milwaukee. Co-anchored by Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story’s Martha MacCallum, the town hall will focus on the 2020 presidential election and news of the day.

The Goldbergs: “Breakin’”
ABC, 8pm
Season Finale!

When Adam (Sean Giambrone) unintentionally lets it slip that Barry (Troy Gentile) never completed his community service requirement, the brothers join together to throw the greatest break-dancing battle in the history of William Penn. Geoff’s (Sam Lerner) stress levels are at an all-time high, so Erica (Hayley Orrantia) makes an adult decision and plans for them to follow the Grateful Dead all summer.

Empire: “The Roughest Day”
FOX, 8pm
Season Finale!

As Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and Lucious (Terrence Howard) deal with each other’s betrayals, they wonder if this could be the end for their relationship. Meanwhile, Andre’s (Trai Byers) life hangs in the balance and the future of Empire is in jeopardy as the feds close in and the mystery of who is in the coffin is finally revealed.

Chicago Med: “More Harm Than Good”
NBC, 8pm

Drs. Charles (Oliver Platt) and Manning (Torrey DeVitto) disagree on how to handle a patient who they discover is poisoning herself. Meanwhile, Dr. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) throws some serious accusations at Dr. Bekker (Norma Kuhling), Dr. Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) has suspicions about Natalie’s (Torrey DeVitto) new boyfriend.

Schooled: “Dr. Barry”
ABC, 8:30pm
Season Finale!

After initially trying to sabotage him, CB (Brett Dier) works with Barry (Troy Gentile) to help him win back Lainey’s (AJ Michalka) heart. Meanwhile, Glascott (Tim Meadows) faces removal as principal after a prank damages William Penn Academy.

Modern Family: “A Year of Birthdays”
ABC, 9pm
Season Finale!

As the birth of Haley (Sarah Hyland) and Dylan’s (Reid Ewing) twins approaches, the show takes a look back at how each family member celebrated their birthday over the past year.

Star: “When the Levee Breaks”
FOX, 9pm
Season Finale!

The ASAs finally arrive and Take 3 (Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O’Grady) fights Amber Drake (guest star Erika Tham) for the top spot. The fate of this 3-year-old series is still up in the air, but FOX teases that the season will end “with a bang.”

Chicago Fire: “Try Like Hell”
NBC, 9pm

Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Boden (Eamonn Walker) search to uncover whether arson was the cause of a fire at a hair salon. Mouch (Christian Stolte), Herrmann (David Eigenberg), Otis (Yuri Sardarov) and Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) make a startling discovery in tracking down the missing piercing nozzle from Engine 27.

Nova: “Inside the Megafire”
PBS, 9pm

The docuseries investigates the megafires that have become California’s new normal, like last November’s Camp Fire blaze, the deadliest and most destructive in the state’s history. (It burned at a rate of one football field per second, killed nearly 100 people and razed two towns in hours.) The No. 1 cause of the fires? Humans.

Single Parents: “Ketchup”
ABC, 9:30pm
Season Finale!

After learning that Angie’s ex, Derek (guest star Adam Brody, Leighton Meester’s real-life husband), lives near Space Camp, Will (Taran Killam) convinces Angie (Meester) to confront him about leaving her when she was pregnant, which results in a rowdy and awkward encounter between the three of them. Meanwhile, Poppy (Kimrie Lewis) internally struggles with whom she truly has romantic feelings for.

Whiskey Cavalier: “College Confidential”
ABC, 10pm

The team goes undercover at a college to take down their new target — an engineering prodigy suspected of building a superweapon.

SEAL Team: “My Life For Yours”
CBS, 10pm

When David Boreanaz yells “Action!” he means it. The actor, who plays courageous team leader Jason Hayes, directed tonight’s intense thrill ride of an episode. Bravo Team has parachuted into the mountains of Kashmir on a top-secret, high-risk mission targeting an influential terrorist leader. They face arduous climbs, an ambush, blazing firefights and a minefield. Sniper Ray (Neil Brown Jr.), whose close friendship with Jason is on the rocks, gets separated from the crew when he lands in the wrong spot and his parachute tangles in a tree; reuniting with the team at the “exfil” point means outrunning the bad guys hell-bent on killing him.

Chicago P.D.: “Sacrifice”
NBC, 10pm

A violent crew is hitting pharmaceutical delivery trucks and stealing drugs, but their motivation is more complicated than just money. The case tests Upton (Tracy Spiridakos) and Ruzek’s (Patrick John Flueger) relationship.

Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World: “The Car”
PBS, 10pm

Go for a ride through the 9,000-year history of the car, from its roots in dogsleds to Henry Ford’s affordable and assembly line-built Model T, and meet the scientists working on the next generation of self-driving automobiles.

Thursday, May 9

The First 48: “Random Acts/Blunt Force”
A&E, 8pm

In the critical first two days after a 70-year-old Vietnam vet is beaten to death, detectives discover threatening letters in his Mobile, Ala., home. Meanwhile, in Tulsa, Okla., investigators learn new information about a cold case in this true-crime docuseries.

Grey’s Anatomy: “Drawn to the Blood”
ABC, 8pm

Alex (Justin Chambers) tries desperately to save his patient while he waits for a severely agoraphobic blood donor to arrive from London. Jo (Camilla Luddington) reveals to Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) why she’s been so down, while Catherine (Debbie Allen) and Bailey (Chandra Wilson) hold a meeting to get down to the bottom of an insurance issue. Meanwhile, Maggie (Kelly McCreary) and Jackson (Jesse Williams) go camping.

The Big Bang Theory: “The Maternal Conclusion”
CBS, 8pm

Leonard (Johnny Galecki) is pleasantly surprised when his mother, Beverly (returning guest star Christine Baranski), comes to visit and is nice to him in the new episode “The Maternal Conclusion.”

iZombie: “Dead Lift”
The CW, 8pm
Guest Star Alert!

Legendary NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar guest-stars tonight. Liv (Rose McIver) and Clive (Malcolm Goodwin) continue investigating a murder with no body and no evidence. Meanwhile, Peyton (Aly Michalka) approaches councilman Zed (Abdul-Jabbar) with a request, but doesn’t get the answer she was hoping for.

Paradise Hotel
FOX, 8pm Live
New Series!

Kristin Cavallari hosts a thrice-weekly reboot of the romantic competition series that premiered in 2003 on FOX, where a group of singles checks in to an exclusive tropical resort and competes to stay in paradise and to win big money. But paradise won’t last forever, and each week, one single will leave the hotel to make room for a brand-new guest who enters the competition. In a new twist to the series, viewers can play along at home, using social media to try to influence what happens onscreen, including helping to decide who stays and who goes.

Superstore: “Scanners/#CLOUD9FAIL”
NBC, 8pm

In the first of two back-to-back episodes, Dina (Lauren Ash) agrees to play the bad guy when corporate forces Amy (America Ferrera) to cut everyone’s hours, while Jonah (Ben Feldman) and the other employees play an elaborate game of laser tag with the store’s new scanners. In the second episode, when a photo of a mess at store 1217 goes viral, Amy and Jonah try to use it to their advantage, while Dina starts hunting for the anonymous tweeter.

Young Sheldon: “A Broken Heart and a Crock Monster”
CBS, 8:30pm

In the new episode “A Broken Heart and a Crock Monster,” the Coopers help Pastor Jeff (Matt Hobby) through a rough patch in his marriage.

Station 19: “For Whom the Bell Tolls”
ABC, 9pm

Following a life-threatening situation that left the future of a member of Station 19 unclear, the crew gathers to face the outcome. Andy (Jaina Lee Ortiz) and Ben (Jason George) respond to a man impaled by a chandelier. Meanwhile, Station 19 is called upon to organize shipments of supplies and assist with wildfires in Los Angeles.

Project Runway: “The Stitch Is Back”
Bravo, 9pm

We think it’s gonna be a long, long time before you see anything like this again: The designers team up with some surprising assistants to create over-the-top looks inspired by the upcoming Elton John biopic Rocketman.

Mom: “Crazy Hair and a Teeny Tiny Part of Canada”
CBS, 9pm
Season Finale!

It may be Christy’s (Anna Faris) “sober birthday” party, but mom Bonnie and her beau Adam (Allison Janney and William Fichtner) appear to have something to celebrate when they make a snap decision after a fight.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Cinco de Mayo”
NBC, 9pm

In order to distract Terry (Terry Crews) from the stress of his upcoming lieutenant’s exam, Jake (Andy Samberg), Holt (Andre Braugher) and the squad decide to hold the annual Halloween Heist on a new date: Cinco de Mayo.

Life in Pieces: “Sonogram Frog Rub Family”
CBS, 9:30pm

After Tim (Dan Bakkedahl) has a heart attack, he becomes super clingy and annoys the entire family in the new episode “Sonogram Frog Rub Family.”

Abby’s: “Soda Gun”
NBC, 9:30pm

When Abby (Natalie Morales) and Bill (Nelson Franklin) hire a professional repairman to fix the broken soda gun that Fred (Neil Flynn) installed, they’re surprised by the repercussions. Meanwhile, James (Leonard Ouzts) takes a stab at the emergency plan for the bar.

The American Farm: “On the Brink”
History, 10pm

As September arrives and fall harvest begins, two farms face life-or-death struggles with their livestock, while a third races to get their crop harvested and help a neighbor in trouble.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: “Assumptions”
NBC, 10pm

Bosch’s Titus Welliver returns as lawyer Rob Miller, who raped defense attorney Nikki Staines (Callie Thorne) in a March episode and is now somehow out on bail. Let’s just say that Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) is one unhappy cop. In another disturbing storyline, the SVU searches for two suspects spotted fleeing the scene after a Muslim woman is sexually assaulted inside a synagogue.

Comedy Central, 10:30pm
New Series!

Jordan Klepper returns to Comedy Central in this new docuseries that follows him as he embeds on the front lines of America’s push for change. The first season finds Klepper sinking in a boat with environmental protesters in Louisiana, packing moving boxes with a congresswoman in New Mexico, posting bail at the Fulton County Jail in Georgia and getting body-slammed by a veteran in Texas.

Friday, May 10

Sneaky Pete
Amazon Prime Video
Season Premiere!

The crime drama starring Giovanni Ribisi, and created by David Shore and Bryan Cranston — who also appears in the series — returns for a third season.

Season Premiere!

The third and final season of this anthology series consists of nine episodes and will feature some new faces as well as many returning fan-favorite characters, all of whom are navigating the modern maze of love, sex, technology and culture in Chicago. Aya Cash, Dave Franco, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Malin Akerman, Hannibal Buress, Marc Maron and Orlando Bloom are among the cast.

The Society
New Series!

Netflix’s latest young-adult series follows a group of teens who are mysteriously transplanted to a facsimile of their wealthy New England town without any trace of their parents. Their newfound freedom will be fun, but it will also be very dangerous. As they struggle to figure out what has happened to them and how to get home, they must establish order and form alliances if they want to survive.

Wine Country
Original Film!

Amy Poehler produced, directed and stars in this comedy about a group of longtime girlfriends who take a trip to Napa to celebrate a friend’s 50th birthday. When two of the friends’ past drama boils to the surface, it makes the weekend tense for everyone, and what was supposed to be a fun, bonding birthday celebration turns into everyone asking themselves the tough question: Are we still really even friends? The film also stars Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Maya Rudolph, Emily Spivey and Tina Fey.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
ABC, 8pm
Season Premiere!

Series star Clark Gregg directs the sixth season premiere, in which the team must come to grips with the knowledge that bending the laws of space and time may have saved the planet, but it couldn’t save Fitz or Coulson. The superhero series, which also stars Ming-Na Wen and Chloe Bennet, has already been renewed for a seventh season.

MacGyver: “Mason + Cable + Choices”
CBS, 8pm
Season Finale!

Mac (Lucas Till) is forced into the impossible choice between saving the life of a friend and saving the lives of hundreds of innocent people in the Season 3 finale “Mason + Cable + Choices.”

Dynasty: “New Lady in Town”
The CW, 8pm

Thirty-five years after Diahann Carroll made her debut as the OG Dynasty’s deliciously wicked Dominique Deveraux, Michael Michele revives the classic scene-stealer for the reboot. We can’t wait to see who she sinks her claws into first!

Last Man Standing: “A Moving Finale”
FOX, 8pm
Season Finale!

When Mandy and Kyle (Molly McCook and Christoph Sanders) are hesitant to move out of the Baxter household and into their own place, Mike (Tim Allen) gives them some tough love.

The Blacklist: “Anna McMahon”
NBC, 8pm

Presidential adviser Anna McMahon (guest star Jennifer Ferrin) faces off with Cooper (Harry Lennix) and the task force in a winner-takes-all race to locate the missing dossier containing details of a conspiracy against America.

The Cool Kids: “The Friend-aversary”
FOX, 8:30pm
Season Finale!

Sassy Margaret (Vicki Lawrence) doesn’t make the guest list for gruff Hank (David Alan Grier), spacey Charlie (Martin Mull) and fun-loving Sid’s (Leslie Jordan) friend-aversary party at their retirement community. This will not stand.

Live From Lincoln Center: “Cynthia Erivo in Concert”
PBS, 9pm

Enjoy a soulful evening of song from one of Broadway’s brightest stars. British actress Cynthia Erivo won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in The Color Purple before starring in several films, including Widows.

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men
Showtime, 9pm
New Series!

Throughout the history of hip-hop, no single group changed the game in the same way the Wu-Tang Clan did. The real story of the Clan unfurls in this original four-part documentary that includes never-before-seen footage and interviews recounting the obstacles traversed to stay united as one Wu family.

Blue Bloods: “Something Blue”
CBS, 10pm
Season Finale!

They have to survive a rehearsal dinner, but tonight Eddie (Vanessa Ray) and Jamie (Will Estes) finally tie the knot!

Saturday, May 11

NTT IndyCar Series: INDYCAR Grand Prix
NBC, 3pm Live

Top IndyCar drivers Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, Sebastien Bourdais and others take to the road course that incorporates part of the oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the INDYCAR Grand Prix on NBC.

Major League Baseball: Cleveland at Oakland
FS1, 4pm Live

The Cleveland Indians take on the Oakland A’s in Game 2 of a three-game series at Oakland Coliseum.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Digital Ally 400
FS1, 7:30pm

Top Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr. and Brad Keselowski take on Kansas Speedway’s 1.5-mile tri-oval in this primetime race on FS1.

Ransom: “Truth and Reconciliation”
CBS, 9pm

While attending a gala in Colombia, Eric’s (Luke Roberts) new girlfriend (guest star Natalie Brown) becomes the prime suspect in an assassination attempt in the new episode “Truth and Reconciliation.”

A Feeling of Home
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Original Film!

Jonna Walsh stars as web entrepreneur Abby, whose attempts to hide her Texas roots are complicated by a trip home and an unexpected reunion with her high school sweetheart (Nathan Parsons).

My Dad Wrote a Porno
HBO, 10pm

The hit podcast by British writer Jamie Morton comes to HBO. The one-hour special features Morton reading from the Belinda Blinked series of “erotic” novels written by his real-life father under the nom de plume Rocky Flintstone, while Morton’s friends James Cooper and Alice Levine provide hilarious commentary.

Saturday Night Live: “Emma Thompson/Jonas Brothers”
NBC, 11:30pm Live

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson, who stars in the June theatrical film Late Night, makes her SNL hosting debut. The Grammy-nominated Jonas Brothers make their second appearance as musical guest.