04/02/2020 | News release | Archived content
A tribute to Kenny Rogers. Songland returns. Hulu brings us Mrs. America. And Bachelor the Musical, basically. Here's what's new this week on TV.
Monday, April 13
20 single men and women live together, and go on music-focuseddates. To test their love and compatibility, they must sing to one another other, and be judged by some of the biggest names in music.
Reality competition | ABC | 8pm | New
A boy from a family bakery meets an international model/socialite/superstar/general rich person. Sparks fly, families clash, culture comes into question.
Drama/Comedy | ABC | 10pm | New
A look back at the life of Kenneth Donald Rogers, American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Documentary/Music |A&E | 9pm | Special
Undiscovered songwriters pitch original creations to superstar recording artists. This season, expect to see H.E.R., Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Florida Georgia Line, Ben Platt and Boyz II Men.
Reality competition |NBC | 10pm | Season 2
Wednesday, April 15
'Mrs. America,' starring Cate Blanchett, centers around the Equal Rights Amendment of the 1970s and the women that shifted the political landscape; Phyllis Schlafly, aka 'the sweetheart of the silent majority,' Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus.
Drama | Hulu | Miniseries
Netflix says of this new teen TV show, 'On an island of haves and have-nots, teen John B enlists his three best friends to hunt for a legendary treasure linked to his father's disappearance.'
Drama | Netflix | New
A documentary-style look at the lives of four vampire roommates in Staten Island. Based on the feature film by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi.
Comedy | FX |10pm | Season 2
Thursday, April 16
The misguided Murphy is out for a walk with her guide dog and findswhat she is certain is her best friend's lifeless body in an alley. The police arrive, but the body is nowhere to be found. It is now Murphy's job to prove herself and get to the bottom of this mystery. Season 2 picks up on this dramatic story with some unexpected turns.
Drama | CW | 9pm | Season 2
Friday, April 117
Netflix reports, 'Kenya Barris and his family navigate relationships, race and culture while grappling with their newfound success in this comedy series.'
Comedy | Netflix | New
Titus Welliver stars as Hieronymous 'Harry' Bosch in this series, based on a set of novels by Michael Connelly about an LAPD detective. Season 6 is based on the books The Overlook and Dark Sacred Night.
Drama |Prime Video | Season 6
Pennsylvania boarding school senior, Selah, leads a drug distribution ring known as the Spades. She sets her eyes on new transfer Paloma as her protégé to leave the school to when Selah graduates.
Drama | Prime Video | Movie
Singles mingle in an island paradise. Winner gets $100,000 but can't have sex.
Reality competition | Netflix | New
Saturday, April 18
Being called 'Live Aid for the coronavirus generation,' the World Health Organization and international advocacy group Global Citizen are putting together a Lady Gaga-curated musical event that will be streamed across almost every major streaming service, including Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Tencent, Twitch, Twitter, and YouTube.
It will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert and will feature appearances from tens of big-name performers like Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Elton John.
Variety | Various | 8pm | Special
.@LadyGaga, @Eltonofficial, @Lizzo, and more are standing in solidarity with us and the @WHO to support global response efforts to the coronavirus. Join us on April 18 for One World: #TogetherAtHome and take action now https://t.co/QMSMOngS2hpic.twitter.com/dpPYhmIEF1
- Global Citizen (@GlblCtzn) April 6, 2020
Sunday, April 19
The press release for the pilot episode tells us of episode 1, 'when Amish Country bride Emily does not feel like a princess in her ill-fitting gown, she calls in a team of drag queen wedding experts. Together, her new friends transform her into the queen she has always had hiding inside.'
Reality | TLC | 11pm | New
This 10-part docuseries covers everything Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls' dynasty, including the Bulls' push for a sixth NBA championship in 1998.
Documentary/Sports | ESPN | 9pm | Miniseries
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