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Monday, May 20
The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2019
Join James Corden for another primetime special featuring an all-new “Carpool Karaoke” with Celine Dion and a look back at some of Corden’s favorite moments from The Late Late Show’s past year.
Literally filling the car up during a #CarpoolKaraoke with @celinedion is one of the most bizarre moments of my life. See it all at 10pm @CBS @latelateshow PRIMETIME SPECIAL!!!! pic.twitter.com/TXTxu1kGJn
— James Corden (@JKCorden) May 19, 2019
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: “Hey, World!”
The CW, 8pm
While on a mission to find Ray (Brandon Routh), Constantine (Matt Ryan) and Nora (Courtney Ford) discover Neron’s evil plan. Nate (Nick Zano) convinces the Legends to think outside the box and suggests a dangerous plan to unite magical creatures and people to save the world.
Beat Shazam: “Teachers Win Big!”
Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx returns as host alongside his daughter Corinne, the series’ DJ, as teams of two compete against the clock and each other to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. At the end of the episode, the team with the most money banked will go against Shazam — the popular song identification app. Tonight, teams of teachers compete for the chance to win up to $1 million.
The Voice: “Live Finale, Part 1”
NBC, 8pm Live
In the final phase of the competition, the final four artists perform live in front of coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. Each finalist performs three times — one new solo cover, a special duet with their coach and a debut of their first original single. The season concludes with Part 2 of the final tomorrow night.
Vanderpump Rules: “Reunion Part 3”
The reunion comes to a dramatic close as Stassi and Katie argue with Kristen over her tumultuous relationship with Carter, Jax answers for his bad behavior toward Brittany’s family, and Scheana reveals the surprising results of her penguin gift to “best friend” Adam. Stassi’s boyfriend Beau Clark makes an appearance and opens up about their dramatic fights in Mexico and the future of their relationship.
The Code: “Above the Knee”
Harper (Phillipa Soo) gets caught in a firefight while in Syria investigating a Marine accused of desertion in the new episode “Above the Knee.”
Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story
Meet the statesman who served as cabinet secretary for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Imprisoned by the U.S. during World War II for his Japanese ancestry, Mineta rose to become the first Asian-American to serve in a presidential cabinet.
The Fix: “Making a Murderer”
All questions will be answered as a conviction is made for the murder of Jessica Meyer.
Pawn Stars: “A Game of Pawns”
A limited-edition autographed Game of Thrones item is up for grabs. Will Rick be able to make this deal before Winter comes? Then, as Chumlee stirs up commotion with an Amazonian blowgun, picker Spencer Victory drops by with an ancient Middle Eastern sword. Later, Rick checks out an intriguing collectible from an early 1900s Democratic National Convention. Will Rick elect to make this deal?
The Enemy Within: “Sierra Maestra”
Tal’s (Lev Gorn) war on the CIA expands to two fronts. Keaton (Morris Chestnut) and the Cointel team must locate the domestic target before Chigorin (Dale Pavinski) launches an all-out assault on the unsuspecting innocents. Shepherd (Jennifer Carpenter) convinces Keaton to let her go to Cuba to thwart Tal’s attack on Sierra Maestra, the CIA’s secret detention center imprisoning his operatives. But Shepherd’s ever-shifting allegiance raises the question of whether she is there to stop Tal or to join him.
Independent Lens: “Wrestle”
Meet four Alabama high school wrestlers facing challenges on and off the mat. Along with their coach, they grapple with obstacles that jeopardize their success, but despite the odds, these young men pursue their goals with humor and courage.
Tuesday, May 21
Wanda Sykes: Not Normal
Emmy-winning actress and 30-year comedy veteran Wanda Sykes delivers a hilarious critique on the state of the world in her first Netflix standup special.
American Housewife: “A Mom’s Parade”
In this musical episode, Katie (Katy Mixon), frustrated by the lack of appreciation for all she does, decides to go “full Westport” and leaves the family to fend for themselves. Katie’s plan quickly backfires when the kids seem to be doing just fine, leaving Greg (Diedrich Bader) to suffer the brunt of her absence.
The Big Interview: “Billy Bob Thornton”
AXS TV, 8pm
Dan Rather talks with Oscar-winning actor/filmmaker/musician Billy Bob Thornton tonight.
In the Season 16 finale episode “Daughters,” Gibbs (Mark Harmon) is haunted by his history with vigilante justice when a former colleague (guest star Joe Spano) pleads with him to take down local drug dealers and suppliers.
MasterChef Junior: “The Restaurant Takeover”
The top six junior home cooks take over Michelin Star Los Angeles restaurant Mélisse where they’ll face an intense environment, hungry guests with high expectations and the wrath of Gordon Ramsay.
The Village: “I Have Got You”
The Village family comes together during a time of need as the first season concludes.
The Kids Are Alright: “Irish Goodbye”
Peggy (Mary McCormack) struggles with Lawrence’s (Sam Straley) decision to move out of the house, especially after she discovers that he is secretly moving in with a girlfriend she’s never met. Lawrence’s determination to keep Peggy out of his personal life only causes her to investigate further, while Mike (Michael Cudlitz) sees his departure as good news.
black-ish: “Relatively Grown Man”
After Junior (Marcus Scribner) gets an offer for his dream job working with Migos, Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) are determined to convince him to return to college and get his degree. This episode is directed by Anderson and guest-stars Quavo.
Blood & Treasure
This thrilling new show begins with a two-hour premiere that introduces us to two treasure hunters (Matt Barr and Sofia Pernas) who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist and find a priceless antiquity before it falls into the wrong hands.
The Voice: “Live Finale, Part 2”
NBC, 9pm Live
The star-studded season finale will reveal who America has chosen to be this year’s winner. The episode features special performances by chart-topping artists and musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists. Fan-favorite contestants also return for unforgettable performances.
Bless This Mess: “The Estonian Method”
Mike (Dax Shepard) and Rio (Lake Bell) enter the “best hen” competition at the county fair with their prized chicken Priyanka in order to prove themselves to the community. Meanwhile, romantic sparks fly between Rudy (Ed Begley Jr.) and Constance (Pam Grier), only to be halted by a run-in with someone from Rudy’s past.
True Conviction: “Drive to Kill”
Investigation Discovery, 10pm
Cindy Albrecht was well-liked and had a culinary career that was taking off. When she went missing from her home near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, everyone was perplexed. Three weeks after her disappearance, Cindy’s remains were found 100 miles away. Local authorities never gave up hope of finding her killer, and after six years, local authorities from multiple states finally find their suspect in Cindy’s murder.
Wednesday, May 22
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons”
ABC, 8pm Live
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel presents a live, 90-minute primetime event in tribute to classic television sitcoms. Woody Harrelson will take on the role of Archie Bunker, alongside Marisa Tomei who will be playing Edith Bunker, with Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes playing George and Louise Jefferson. Ellie Kemper will play Gloria Stivic, Will Ferrell will appear as Tom Willis, and Justina Machado is set to play Florence Johnston.
My Last Days
The CW, 8pm
Season four of this uplifting documentary series — a three-night event airing Wednesdays through June 5 — features the compelling stories of five courageous individuals living with terminal illnesses, who remind us that having a limited amount of time doesn’t mean we can’t make a positive impact on the world.
MasterChef Celebrity Family Showdown, Part Two
Celebrities pair up with friends and family to compete in culinary challenges and raise money for charity. In a home fridge swap challenge, Beverly Hills, 90210 stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth bring their teen daughters into a faceoff to create a dish using ingredients found in assigned refrigerators. Then, boxing legends Evander Holyfield and Oscar De La Hoya slug it out when they, along with their daughters, are tasked with replicating one of Gordon Ramsay’s dishes.
Chicago Med: “With a Brave Heart”
Dr. Charles (Oliver Platt) and Caroline (Paula Newsome) set some major plans, as Ava (Norma Kuhling) fights to keep her relationship with Connor (Colin Donnell), and Agent Lee (Anna Enger Ritch) informs Will (Nick Gehlfuss) of news that may put his life in danger.
Jane the Virgin: “Chapter Ninety”
The CW, 9pm
When Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Rogelio (Jaime Camil) join forces to pitch a pilot, Jane is excited until she discovers a secret about her book being published. Alba (Ivonne Coll) and Jorge (guest star Alfonso DiLuca) make an important decision about their future together.
Chicago Fire: “I’m Not Leaving You”
Severide (Taylor Kinney) and Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) continue to investigate Benny’s old arson case, while unexpected news leads Brett (Kara Killmer) to ponder a big decision.
NOVA: “Lost Viking Army”
Bioarchaeologists investigate a ninth-century mass grave in a rural English village. Will the remains unlock the mystery of the “Great Heathen Army,” a legendary Viking fighting force that once invaded England?
Whiskey Cavalier: “Czech Mate”
Ollerman (Dylan Walsh) attempts to force the team to commit a terrorist attack for the Trust using Ray’s (Josh Hopkins) life as leverage. Meanwhile, Jai (Vir Das) helps Standish (Tyler James Williams) deal with a revelation about his girlfriend, and Will (Scott Foley) and Frankie (Lauren Cohan) come to a realization about their relationship.
Bravo Team’s future is on the line when Cmdr. Shaw (guest star Peter Jessop) recommends they be split up in the Season 2 finale episode “Never Out of the Fight.”
Throughout history, the skilled craft of the butcher has been essential to human survival. Today, there are thousands of people who continue this tradition, but only a select few with the right expertise can be considered a Master Butcher. This competition series seeks those masters out. In each episode, best-in-class butchers use their sharp knives and sharper skills to carve their way through painstaking challenges, adapt to historical twists and reveal the fascinating secrets of the butcher’s world. In the end, one will take home a $10,000 prize.
Chicago P.D.: “Reckoning”
With Kelton’s (guest star John C. McGinley) election all but assured, Voight (Jason Beghe) and his team must go off-book in a last-ditch effort to save Intelligence from getting axed.
Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World: “The Smartphone”
Dial in to the fascinating history of the smartphone, from its roots in Morse code to 2007, when Apple unveiled the first ever iPhone. Plus, see how the next generation of smartphones will allow us to communicate through them just by thinking.
Thursday, May 23
Red Nose Day Special
The fifth annual special that raises money for children in need will again showcase a night of music, comedy and Hollywood’s biggest names. The evening’s performances include The Voice coaches Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton, while popular comedic talent will join the fun with their own entertaining Red Nose Day spin. The special will also showcase a fun video reimagining of the classic Hall and Oates hit “You Make My Dreams” with talent including Julianne Hough, Rob Gronkowski and Chrissy Metz. Sketches will feature NBC’s Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon. Also included in the special is the highly anticipated short film One Red Nose Day and a Wedding, as well as an appeals film with Milo Ventimiglia to raise awareness for the charity.
Christina on the Coast
Best known from the hit series Flip or Flop, real estate and house-flipping expert Christina Anstead steps out on her own. The series spotlights her personal journey of finding a perfect home to start afresh while balancing parenthood and her career — as well as her relationship with new husband Ant Anstead, cohost of the MotorTrend Network series Wheeler Dealers.
In the show’s seventh and final season, Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson’s (Lucy Liu) new careers as consultants for Scotland Yard are disrupted by news that a member of their inner circle has been gravely wounded in the United States. As Holmes’ stateside legal trouble — the result of a confession to a murder he didn’t commit — threatens to keep them from returning to New York, their greatest foe to date waits on the horizon to test their limits.
The American Farm: “Never Give Up”
As fall draws to a close, the last harvests are do-or-die for these family businesses. Farmers have put everything on the line to stay afloat and set themselves up for the future — but will it be enough?
Hollywood Game Night: Red Nose Day Special
Kelly Clarkson, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Garner, Sean Hayes, Jeff Goldblum, Leslie Mann and Thandie Newton take part in this special edition of the game show tied in with NBC’s annual Red Nose Day event that raises money for children in need. The celebs are split into two teams, and the team with the most points in each game earns money to be donated to Red Nose Day. At the end of five rounds, the team that’s earned the most goes on to play a special Celebrity Name Game for a chance to raise even more money. Jane Lynch hosts.
The Name of the Rose
This eight-part limited series about medieval Italy in the 1300s airs over four weeks, with two episodes per night. The premiere introduces us to a brilliant friar, William of Baskerville (John Turturro), as he takes on a young novice (Damian Hardung) and travels to an abbey in the Alps. When a monk is found murdered — and another soon follows — William must investigate the abbey’s labyrinthine library, looking for clues about the killer’s identity.
Friday, May 24
This suspense film combines horror and dark humor to tell the story of what happens when a troubled musical prodigy (Allison Williams) seeks out the new star pupil (Logan Browning) of her former school, an encounter that sends both musicians down a sinister path.
She’s Gotta Have It
In Season 2 of Spike Lee’s sexy comedy series based on his 1986 breakthrough film, free-spirited artist Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) struggles with newfound success. Against a backdrop of black art and culture, Nola must decide if she will remain true to her creative ideals or give in to the corporate world. The season also finds Nola and her circle of friends expanding their journey outside of their Brooklyn enclave of Fort Greene, which continues to evolve and change as gentrification remakes the neighborhood.
This neo-noir social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things. The season focuses on a mysterious woman’s lucrative but dubious offer to a cash-strapped pair of San Francisco newlyweds. The series comes from Mike Kelley (Revenge) and stars Renée Zellweger (Chicago), Jane Levy (Castle Rock) and Blake Jenner (Glee).
Dynasty: “Deception, Jealousy, and Lies”
The CW, 8pm
As various members of the Carrington family make the ultimate decision between preserving their legacies and protecting their personal relationships, allegiances are tested — while dark secrets from the past resurface.
Blindspot: “Coder to Killer”
A horrifying and vengeful villain threatens the FBI as Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) considers his priorities, Zapata (Audrey Esparza) and Reade (Rob Brown) try to navigate their living situation and Patterson (Ashley Johnson) explores a budding interest.
Live From Lincoln Center: “Megan Hilty in Concert”
Join the Tony-nominated star of Wicked, 9 to 5: The Musical, Noises Off and NBC’s Smash for a new concert special featuring a versatile set of musical theater favorites and classic standards.
Saturday, May 25
Memorial Day Movie Marathon
Syfy, beginning at 10:30am
Three days of movies over the holiday weekend include titles like Iron Man (2008), Real Steel (2011), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and plenty more.
Major League Baseball
FS1 & FOX, beginning at 4pm Live
The Arizona Diamondbacks are at the San Francisco Giants on FS1, followed by a regional game on FOX as viewers will see the Boston Red Sox at the Houston Astros, the Atlanta Braves at the St. Louis Cardinals or the L.A. Dodgers at the Pittsburgh Pirates.
In the Season 3 finale episode “Story for Another Day,” Eric (Luke Roberts) and his team are forced to break all the rules when Cynthia (Karen LeBlanc) and her younger brother, Tyler (guest star Emmanuel Kabongo), are abducted.
From Friend to Fiancé
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
When Ted (Ryan Paevey) gets engaged to the high school mean girl and asks Jess (Jocelyn Hudon), his childhood best friend, to plan their wedding, things get complicated because Jess’ true feelings for Ted keep getting in the way.