2019 Spring TV Premiere Calendar

  • Publish Date: February 25, 2019
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This is the permanent home of our TV premiere calendar. Bookmark this page; we'll update it daily throughout the year. Updated March 22

Premiere dates for new and returning shows and specials

New (NEW) and returning shows, TV movies, miniseries, and specials (including streaming exclusives) with announced premiere dates are listed below. All times are both ET/PT unless otherwise indicated.

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March premieres

FRI / March 22
  Cardinal Drama Hulu
  Carlo & Malik (Nero a metà) NEW Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Charlie's Colorforms City NEW Animation/Family Netflix
  Crime Diaries: The Candidate NEW Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Delhi Crime NEW Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
The Dirt MOVIE Trailer Drama/Comedy/Music Netflix
Mötley Crüe biopic is based on the band's own joint autobiography of the same name.
  Hunt for the Giant Squid SPECIAL Reality Nat Geo Wild, 10p
  Mirage MOVIE Foreign/Sci-fi/Drama Netflix
  Most Beautiful Thing (Coisa Mais Linda) NEW Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Nightmare Tenant MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
The OA Trailer Drama/Sci-fi Netflix
The 2016 Netflix series from Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij finally returns for a second season that takes place (in part) in an alternate universe. New faces include Kingsley Ben-Adir, Paz Vega, Riz Ahmed, Irene Jacob, and Vincent Kartheiser.
  ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre MOVIE Documentary/Music Netflix
  Selling Sunset NEW Reality Netflix
  The Stinky & Dirty Show Animation/Family Prime Video
SAT / March 23
  Accident, Suicide or Murder NEW Reality Oxygen, 7p
  The Atlanta Child Murders SPECIAL Reality Discovery, 9p
  A Daughter's Deception MOVIE Drama/Thriller Lifetime, 8p
  Funny Women of a Certain Age SPECIAL Trailer Comedy special Showtime 9p
  Love to the Rescue MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 8p
  Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2019 SPECIAL Live event Nickelodeon, 8p
SUN / March 24
Action MINISERIES Trailer Documentary Showtime 8p
Four-part series examines the sports gambling industry.
  Into the Badlands Trailer Drama/Action AMC 10p
  Mission Declassified NEW Reality Travel, 10p
MON / March 25
  Jesus: His Life MINISERIES Documentary History, 8p
Knightfall Trailer Drama History, 10p
  Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta Trailer Reality VH1, 8p
  One Nation Under Stress MOVIE Trailer Documentary HBO 9p
  Women, War & Peace II SPECIAL Documentary PBS 9p
TUE / March 26
  Nate Bargatze: The Tennessee Kid SPECIAL Comedy special Netflix
WED / March 27
Happy! Trailer Comedy Syfy, 10p
  If I Could Tell You Just One Thing SPECIAL Trailer Reality YouTube
Jane the Virgin Comedy CW 9p
Million Dollar Mile NEW Reality competition CBS 9p
Tim Tebow hosts a new obstacle course competition series in which every contestant has a chance at winning one million dollars.
What We Do in the Shadows NEW Trailer Comedy FX
Adapted from the cult hit 2014 movie of the same name (from Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement), this highly anticipated new horror mockumentary finds a film crew following the everyday lives of a group of four vampires who share a home—in this case, in New York's Staten Island rather than the film's New Zealand. There's an all-new cast, so you won't see Clement and Waititi in the series, but the former is credited as the show's creator and both are producers on the series.
  Wolf vs. Bear SPECIAL Reality Smithsonian, 9p
THU / March 28
Abby's NEW Comedy NBC9:30p
Parks and Recreation/The Good Place producer Mike Schur finally makes good on his long-professed admiration for Cheers by producing his own NBC sitcom set inside a bar. Created by Superstore/New Girl writer Josh Malmuth, Abby's takes place in San Diego, not Boston, and follows the oddball regulars of an unlicensed drinking establishment in the backyard of a house run by the titular Abby (Natalie Morales). Neil Flynn also stars (extending his streak of 16 straight seasons as a TV series regular, on The Middle and Scrubs), as do Jessica Chaffin and Nelson Franklin. Unusually for a Schur show, it's a multi-camera sitcom filmed in front of a live audience, but—in a first for any TV show—that audience and the stage are outdoors.
  Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey Foreign/Reality Netflix
  Europe in Chaos SPECIAL Documentary/News Smithsonian, 8p
  Flip or Flop Vegas Reality HGTV, 9p
  Impractical Jokers Reality truTV, 10p
  Little Women: Atlanta Reality Lifetime, 9p
Tacoma FD NEW Trailer Comedy truTV, 10:30p
FRI / March 29
  15 August MOVIE Foreign/Comedy Netflix
  Bayoneta MOVIE Foreign/Drama Netflix
Hanna NEW Trailer Drama Prime Video
Amazon's latest original series is adapted from the 2011 film of the same name about a young girl who is raised as an assassin in the woods. The series reunites the stars of The Killing, Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman, while newcomer Esme Creed-Miles stars in the titular role played by Saoirse Ronan in the film. David Farr, who wrote the film version of Hanna (as well as The Night Manager), returns to write the series.
  Harlots Drama Hulu
  The Highwaymen MOVIE Trailer Drama/Thriller Netflix
Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson star as the detectives who tracked and eventually brought down Bonnie and Clyde in this 1930s-set feature from director John Lee Hancock (The Founder).
  The Legend of Cocaine Island MOVIE Trailer Documentary Netflix
On My Block Trailer Comedy Netflix
  Osmosis NEW Trailer Foreign/Sci-fi/Drama Netflix
Santa Clarita Diet Trailer Comedy Netflix
  Traitors NEW Drama Netflix
Six-episode drama series from the UK's Channel 4 (and Boardwalk Empire writer Bash Doran) is set in the aftermath of WWII and centers on a British civil servant who agrees to spy for the Americans against her own government. Emma Appleton, Keeley Hawes, Michael Stuhlbarg, Matt Lauria, and Luke Treadaway star.
SAT / March 30
  50th NAACP Image Awards SPECIAL Live event TV One, 9p
  Animal ER Live NEW Reality Nat Geo Wild, 9p
  A Brush With Love MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 8p
  The Killer Next Door MOVIE Drama/Thriller Lifetime, 8p
SUN / March 31
Barry Trailer Comedy HBO 10p
  Call the Midwife Trailer Drama PBS 8p
  Keeping Up With the Kardashians Reality E!, 9p
Mrs. Wilson MINISERIES Drama PBS 9p
  The Piketon Family Murders SPECIAL Reality Oxygen, 7p
  The Taste of Daisies (El sabor de las margaritas) NEW Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series NEW Animation/Comedy Netflix
Veep Trailer Comedy HBO 10:30p

April premieres

MON / April 1
  Cannon Busters NEW Anime Netflix
  DC's Legends of Tomorrow Drama CW 8p
Moves to a new time.
  Escaping Polygamy Reality Lifetime, 10p
  Into the Dark: I'm Just F*cking With You Trailer Horror Hulu
  Penn & Teller: Fool Us SPECIAL Reality CW 9p
  Street Outlaws Reality Discovery, 9p
The Twilight Zone NEW Trailer Drama/Horror/Sci-fi CBS All Access
The third revival of Rod Serling's groundbreaking anthology series comes from Jordan Peele, who also serves as the show's host. Stars in some of the stand-alone episodes include Kumail Nanjiani, Seth Rogen, Steven Yeun, Jacob Tremblay, John Cho, Allison Tolman, Rhea Seehorn, Luke Kirby, Jessica Williams, Greg Kinnear, Tracy Morgan, Ike Barinholtz, Taissa Farmiga, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Adam Scott, with the latter starring in a remake of the original series episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" (which was also remade in the 1983 Twilight Zone movie).
  Ultraman NEW Trailer Anime Netflix
TUE / April 2
  7 Little Johnstons Reality TLC, 10p
  Kevin Hart: Irresponsible SPECIAL Trailer Comedy special Netflix
The Last O.G. Trailer Comedy TBS, 10:30p
The second season of the Tracy Morgan/Tiffany Haddish comedy features appearances from Method Man, Rev Run, Talib Kweli, Rakim, Jack McBrayer, and Dan Hedaya.
  Legendary Locations Reality Travel, 10p
  Little People, Big World Reality TLC, 9p
WED / April 3
Brockmire Comedy IFC, 10p
  Suzzanna: Buried Alive MOVIE Foreign/Horror Netflix
THU / April 4
  The American Farm NEW Reality History, 10p
  Braxton Family Values Reality WE, 9p
  Ghost Bait Reality Travel, 10p
  Hustle & Soul Reality WE, 10p
In the Dark Drama/Comedy CW 9p
The CW's final newcomer of the 2018-19 season is the closest thing the network has to a new comedy (though it's not all that close). Produced by Ben Stiller's Red Hour, directed by Michael Showalter (The Big Sick, Search Party), and created by Corinne Kingsbury (Fam), the hourlong series centers on a hard-living but "irreverent" blind woman (Perry Mattfeld, Shameless) who thinks she stumbles across the scene of the murder of her drug-dealing friend. When the cops don't believe her story—the body is nowhere to be found when they arrive—she sets out to track down the man's killer herself with the help of her guide dog, Pretzel.
  Little Women: LA Reality Lifetime, 10p
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger Trailer Drama Freeform, 8p
Unspeakable MINISERIES Drama Sundance, 9p
Eight-part series (which continues tomorrow) chronicles the true story of an HIV/Hepatitis C outbreak in Canada in the early 1980s caused by tainted blood. Sarah Wayne Callies stars.
  Wife Swap NEW Trailer Reality Paramount, 9p
Revival of the ABC reality series was originally ordered by CMT, though it will now air on the Paramount Network.
FRI / April 5
  Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Trailer Drama Netflix
  Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine NEW Reality Discovery, 10p
  Gold Rush: Parker's Trail Reality Discovery, 9p
Our Planet MINISERIES Trailer Documentary/Nature Netflix
The streaming service borrows the narrator (David Attenborough), production company, and (presumably) Emmy aspirations behind the BBC's recent nature miniseries hits Planet Earth and Blue Planet for a similarly ambitious wildlife series filmed (in 4K video) across a wide range of habitats on all seven continents over a four-year period.
  Persona MOVIE Foreign/Drama/Anthology Netflix
Quicksand NEW Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Roman Empire: Caligula: The Mad Emperor Documentary Netflix
  Spirit: Riding Free Animation/Family Netflix
The Tick Trailer Comedy Prime Video
  Tijuana NEW Foreign/Drama Netflix
Unicorn Store MOVIE Comedy Netflix
Brie Larson is a unicorn-loving young woman who attempts to fulfill her childhood dreams—of owning a unicorn, naturally—in a whimsical comedy (which left critics unimpressed when it screened at TIFF back in 2017) that also serves as the actress' directorial debut. Samuel L. Jackson, Joan Cusack, and Bradley Whitford also star.
Warrior NEW Trailer Drama/Action Cinemax, 10p
Adapted from writings by Bruce Lee, Cinemax's organized crime drama series is set during the "Tong Wars" in San Francisco's Chinatown during the late 1800s.
Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas News/Comedy HBO 11p
  Yes, It's Really Us Singing: The 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Concert Special! SPECIAL Music CW 9p
SAT / April 6
  Big Texas Fix NEW Reality DIY, 9p
  Mom & Me NEW Reality HGTV, 11p
Native Son MOVIE Trailer Drama HBO 10p
Artist Rashid Johnson makes his directorial debut with an adaptation of Richard Wright's 1940 novel written by Suzan-Lori Parks (Topdog/Underdog). Ashton Sanders, Bill Camp, and Margaret Qualley star. The film received decent reviews when it debuted at Sundance earlier this year.
  True Love Blooms MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 8p
  The Vet Life Reality Animal Planet, 9p
SUN / April 7
  54th Academy of Country Music Awards SPECIAL Music/Live event CBS 8p
Reba McEntire hosts.
The Chi Trailer Drama Showtime 10p
  Diesel Brothers Reality Discovery, 10p
A Discovery of Witches Drama AMC/BBC America, 9p
New-ish streaming series (available on Sundance Now and Shudder since January) makes its cable television debut. The supernatural series (adapted from Deborah Harkness's book) was previously renewed for two additional streaming seasons.
  Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live SPECIAL Reality Discovery, 9p
Killing Eve Trailer Drama AMC/BBC America, 8p
Every episode this season (which picks up just seconds after the season one finale) will be simulcast on AMC in addition to the show's regular home on BBC America.
  Lazor Wulf NEW Trailer Animation/Comedy Adult Swim, midnight
  Madeleine McCann: An ID Murder Mystery SPECIAL Reality ID, 9p
  Morning Show Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
  Murder for Hire NEW Reality Oxygen, 7p
  Unforgotten Drama PBS 10p
TUE / April 9
  The Bold Type Trailer Drama Freeform, 8p
The Code NEW Drama CBS 9p
Seemingly a suitable companion for the network's many NCIS military crime procedurals (hence tonight's special premiere), The Code focuses on the Marines rather than the Navy—and the law side of the law-and-order equation. (Expect a lot of courtroom action.) Luke Mitchell and Dana Delany (replacing the original leads Dave Annable and Mira Sorvino, who departed after the pilot was shot) head the cast. The series comes from Craig Sweeny (who also created the TV version of Limitless) and Craig Turk (also a co-creator of F.B.I.). The series will move to Mondays at 9p beginning April 15.
  Deadliest Catch Reality Discovery, 9p
Fosse/Verdon MINISERIES Trailer Drama FX 10p
Produced by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda and The Americans' Joel Fields (among others), this eight-episode adaptation of Sam Wasson's biography Fosse stars Sam Rockwell as legendary director/choreographer Bob Fosse and Michelle Williams as famed Broadway dancer Gwen Verdon. The supporting cast includes Margaret Qualley, Norbert Leo Butz, Aya Cash, Nate Corddry, Paul Reiser, and Evan Handler.
  Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Animation/Family Netflix
  You Me Her Trailer Comedy AT&T/DirecTV, 10p
WED / April 10
  Expedition Unknown Reality Discovery, 9p
  Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet SPECIAL Trailer Documentary PBS 10p
  You vs. Wild NEW Trailer Reality Netflix
Latest Bear Grylls-hosted survival adventure series utilizes an interactive format similar to the recent Black Mirror movie Bandersnatch.
THU / April 11
Black Summer NEW   Netflix
Jaime King stars in a Netflix prequel series to the canceled Syfy zombie drama Z Nation.
  Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D and Vinny NEW Trailer Reality MTV, 11p
  The Flay List NEW Reality Food, 10:30p
FRI / April 12
  American Masters: Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People SPECIAL Documentary PBS 9p
  Bug Diaries NEW Animation/Family Prime Video
  Diablo Guardián Foreign/Drama Prime Video
  Huge in France NEW Trailer Comedy Netflix
A Land Imagined MOVIE Foreign/Drama Netflix
  Mighty Little Bheem NEW Family/Foreign/Comedy Netflix
  The Perfect Date MOVIE Rom-com Netflix
  The Silence MOVIE Horror/Thriller Netflix
  Special NEW Comedy Netflix
Ryan O'Connell adapts his own memoir (I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves) and stars in this eight-episode comedy series produced by Jim Parsons.
  Who Would You Take to a Deserted Island? MOVIE Trailer Foreign/Drama Netflix
SAT / April 13
  Bottled With Love MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 8p
  Chasing Life With Dr. Sanjay Gupta NEW Reality CNN, 9p
  Nate & Jeremiah by Design Reality TLC, 9p
SUN / April 14
  Bake You Rich NEW Reality competition Food, 10p
  Egypt's Unexplained Files NEW Reality Science, 8p
Game of Thrones Trailer Drama/Fantasy HBO 9p
Here be dragons.
Les Misérables MINISERIES Trailer Drama PBS 9p
Airing on Masterpiece, this six-part, non-musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel stars Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins, and Olivia Colman. The adaptation comes from Andrew Davies (Bleak House, the original House of Cards, Mr. Selfridge).
  Morning Show Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
MON / April 15
  Arrow Drama CW 9p
Moves to a new time.
  Duff Takes the Cake NEW Reality Food, 10p
No Good Nick NEW Comedy/Drama Netflix
Dramedy starring Sean Astin and Melissa Joan Hart is the rare Netflix show to get a Monday start.
  T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle Reality VH1, 9p
TUE / April 16
Bless This Mess NEW Comedy ABC 9:30p
Shot as a pilot for Fox a year ago, only to be passed on by that network but picked up by ABC in December, this six-episode, single-camera comedy follows a pair of newlyweds (Lake Bell, Dax Shepard) as they leave the big city behind for a simpler life in Nebraska. Also starring are Ed Begley Jr. and Pam Grier. Bell also directs and co-created the series with New Girl's Liz Meriwether.
  Super Monsters Furever Friends NEW Animation/Family Netflix
WED / April 17
  Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World MINISERIES Documentary PBS 10p
THU / April 18
  Life in Pieces Comedy CBS 8:30p
A second new episode airs tonight at 9:30p, the show's regular timeslot going forward.
  My First First Love NEW Foreign/Comedy/Drama Netflix
FRI / April 19
  American Masters: Gary Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable SPECIAL Documentary PBS 9p
Bosch Trailer Drama Prime Video
  Brené Brown: The Call to Courage MOVIE Documentary Netflix
  Cuckoo Comedy Netflix
  A Fortunate Man MOVIE Foreign/Drama Netflix
  I Ship It Musical/Comedy CW 9p
The second season of the CW Seed streaming series debuts on television tonight.
  Music Teacher MOVIE Foreign/Drama Netflix
  The New Negroes With Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle NEWTrailer Variety Comedy Central 11p
Comedian Baron Vaughn (MST3K, Corporate) and rapper-comedian Open Mike Eagle host a weekly showcase with each episode featuring performances from a trio of stand-up comics (including Hannibal Buress, Lil Rel Howery, Sasheer Zamata, George Wallce, and Moshe Kasher). Each episode will conclude with a new music video finding Open Mike Eagle teaming with special guest musicians including MF Doom, Lizzo, Method Man, and Danny Brown.
  Portals to Hell NEW Reality Travel, 9p
RAMY NEW Trailer Comedy Hulu
Egyptian-American comedian Ramy Youssef co-created and stars in a new Hulu comedy series loosely based on his own life and produced by Jerrod Carmichael.
  Rilakkuma and Kaoru NEW Trailer Anime Netflix
  Samantha! Trailer Foreign/Comedy Netflix
Someone Great MOVIE Trailer Rom-com Netflix
Lakeith Stanfield and Gina Rodriguez star in a Netflix rom-com from Sweet/Vicious creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson.
SAT / April 20
  Easter Under Wraps MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 8p
  Grass Is Greener MOVIE Documentary Netflix
  How High 2 MOVIE Comedy MTV, 9p
Sequel to the 2001 stoner film returns Mike Epps and adds Lil Yachty, Mary Lynn Rajskub, and Alyssa Goss.
  I Am Somebody's Child: The Regina Louise Story MOVIE Trailer Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Murdoch Mysteries Drama Ovation, 7p ET
It's the U.S. television debut for season 12 of the Canadian series, which previously aired on Ovation under the name The Artful Detective.
  Restaurant: Impossible Reality Food, 9p
SUN / April 21
  Jeremy Wade's Dark Waters NEW Reality Animal Planet, 9p
  Morning Show Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
  Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration SPECIAL Documentary CBS 8p
  Rome's Chariot Superstar SPECIAL Documentary Smithsonian, 8p
MON / April 22
Gentleman Jack NEW Trailer Drama HBO 10p
A coproduction with the BBC, this eight-episode historical drama is loosely based on the true story of Anne Lister (played by Suranne Jones), a landowner who attempts to get ahead in Industrial Revoultion-era England by marrying well—specifically, by marrying a wealthy woman. The series comes from Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley).
  Live Rescue NEW Reality A&E, 9p
  Pinky Malinky Animation/Family Netflix
  Selection Day Foreign/Drama Netflix
TUE / April 23
  History of African American Business SPECIAL Documentary PBS 8p
  I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson NEW Comedy Netflix
WED / April 24
  Boise Boys Reality HGTV, 11p
  Bonding NEW Comedy Netflix
Cobra Kai Trailer Comedy/Drama YouTube
  A Life Among Monkeys SPECIAL Documentary/Nature Smithsonian, 9p
THU / April 25
  2019 National Football League Draft SPECIAL Live event/Sports ABC 8p ET
  Top Gear Reality BBC America, 9p
FRI / April 26
  The Protector Foreign/Drama Netflix
  ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads MOVIE Documentary/Music Netflix
  She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Animation/Family Netflix
  Street Food NEW Reality Netflix
New food-oriented travel series comes from the creators of Chef's Table.
  Yankee NEW Foreign/Drama Netflix
SAT / April 27
  2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony SPECIAL Music HBO 8p
  Hallmark Hall of Fame: Love Takes Flight MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 8p
  Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner SPECIAL Comedy TBS, 10p
Second annual installment of Full Frontal's comedy special benefitting the Committee to Protect Journalists.
The Son Drama AMC 9p
SUN / April 28
  90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After? Reality TLC, 8p
Deep State Trailer Drama Epix, 9p
Walton Goggins joins the cast for season 2.
  Inside Mighty Machines NEW Reality Smithsonian, 9p
The Red Line NEW Trailer Drama CBS 8p
A serialized drama from a pair of TV's top producers (Greg Berlanti and Ava DuVernay), The Red Line tells a fictional but all-too-timely story about a racially motivated shooting by a police officer. Set in Chicago, the drama looks at the aftermath of the killing of an innocent black doctor by a white cop from the varying perspectives of three different families connected to the case. ER's Noah Wyle leads the ensemble cast. CBS is rolling out the eight-episode series in two-hour blocks across four consecutive Sundays.
MON / April 29
  The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story SPECIAL Documentary/Music ABC 8p
TUE / April 30
  The 100 Drama/Sci-fi CW 9p
  Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward SPECIAL Comedy special Netflix
  Baki Anime Netflix
  Ingress: The Animation NEW Anime Netflix

Summer premieres

WED / May 1
  2019 Billboard Music Awards SPECIAL Live event/Music NBC 8p
The Name of the Rose MINISERIES Drama Sundance, 11p
John Turturro, Michael Emerson, and Rupert Everett head the cast of this miniseries adaptation of Umberto Eco's best-selling novel set in 14th century Italy.
THU / May 2
  2019 Miss USA SPECIAL Live event Fox 8p
  Best Room Wins NEW Trailer Reality competition Bravo, 9:30p
Genevieve Gorder hosts a new interior design competition.
iZombie Drama CW 8p
FRI / May 3
  Emilio & Gloria Estefan: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song SPECIAL Music PBS 9p
  Into the Dark: All That We Destroy Horror Hulu
Tuca & Bertie NEW Trailer Animation/Comedy Netflix
Illustrator/author/podcaster/horse enthusiast Lisa Hanawalt, best known for designing the Netflix hit BoJack Horseman, is the creator of this similarly animal-oriented Netflix adult animated series centering on the friends and neighbors Tuca (a toucan, voiced by Tiffany Haddish) and Bertie (a songbird, voiced by Ali Wong). Guest voices include Tig Notaro, Tessa Thompson, Reggie Watts, Nicole Byer, John Early, Amber Ruffin, Jermaine Fowler, and Richard E. Grant.
  Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell Comedy Adult Swim, midnight
SUN / May 5
  Good Witch Drama Hallmark, 8p
  Hailey Dean Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
  The Real Housewives of Potomac Reality Bravo, 9p
The Spanish Princess MINISERIES Trailer Drama Starz, 8p
Sequel to the previous Starz miniseries The White Queen and The White Princess is based on a pair of Philippa Gregory novels, The Constant Princess and The King's Curse.
MON / May 6
  Bachelorette Reunion: The Biggest Bachelorette Reunion in Bachelor History Ever! SPECIAL Reality ABC 8p
  Chernobyl MINISERIES Trailer Drama HBO 9p
After it abandoned the idea years ago, HBO is once again attempting to expand its scripted originals to Monday nights. First up is this five-part dramatization of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Jared Harris, Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, and Paul Ritter star.
THU / May 9
  Paradise Hotel NEW Reality competition Fox 8p
Kristin Cavallari hosts a reboot of the dating competition series which aired on various networks (including Fox) beginning in 2003.
FRI / May 10
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men MINISERIES Trailer Documentary/Music Showtime 9p
Directed by Mass Appeal's Sacha Jenkins, this four-part documentary miniseries traces the story of the seminal hip hop outfit beginning with their formation in the early 1990s, combining never-before-seen footage with new interviews with all nine surviving members. Critics had good things to say about the series when it debuted at Sundance in January.
SUN / May 12
  Hailey Dean Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
MON / May 13
  The Bachelorette Reality competition ABC 8p
  The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents Desi Lydic: Abroad SPECIAL Trailer Comedy Comedy Central 11p
L.A.'s Finest NEW Trailer Drama Spectrum
Bad Boys spinoff series is available exclusively to Spectrum cable subscribers (via Spectrum On Demand). Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba, and Zach Gilford star.
TUE / May 14
  What's My Name: Muhammad Ali MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Sports HBO 8p
Antoine Fuqua directs this 160-minute documentary (divided in two parts, airing back-to-back tonight) about the legendary boxer. LeBron James is among the film's producers.
FRI / May 17
  American Masters: Robert Shaw: Man of Many Voices SPECIAL Documentary PBS 9p
Catch-22 MINISERIES Trailer Comedy/Drama Hulu
George Clooney directs, produces, and co-stars in Hulu's miniseries adaptation of Joseph Heller's classic WWII novel, which was previously adapted as a 1970 feature film. Kyle Chandler, Hugh Laurie, Christopher Abbott, Giancarlo Giannini, and Tessa Ferrer also star. All six episodes are available to stream today.
Fleabag Comedy/Drama Prime Video
The hugely acclaimed 2016 British dark comedy series from Killing Eve creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge (who stars) gets a belated second season that features appearances by Kristin Scott Thomas and Fiona Shaw.
SUN / May 19
  Hailey Dean Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
  Secrets of the Zoo Reality Nat Geo Wild, 9p
WED / May 22
  The Amazing Race Reality competition CBS 8p
FRI / May 24
She's Gotta Have It Comedy/Drama Netflix
SUN / May 26
  National Memorial Day Concert 2019 SPECIAL Music PBS 8p
MON / May 27
The Hot Zone MINISERIES Trailer Drama Nat Geo, 9p
Julianna Margulies heads the cast of this six-part, three-night, fictionalized adaptation of Richard Preston's best-selling 1995 nonfiction book chronicling the first Ebola outbreak. Noah Emmerich, Topher Grace, James D'Arcy, Grace Gummer, and Robert Sean Leonard also star.
  Korea: The Never-Ending War SPECIAL Documentary PBS 9p
  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: The Final Farewell MOVIE Documentary AXS, 8p ET
TUE / May 28
  America's Got Talent Reality competition NBC 8p
Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough join the judging panel in place of Mel B and Heidi Klum, while Terry Crews replaces Tyra Banks as host.
Running With Beto Trailer Documentary HBO tbd
Songland NEW Reality/Music NBC 10p
Through the magic of reality television, up-and-coming songwriters get an opportunity to work with top music producers like Ryan Tedder and Shane McAnally.
WED / May 29
  American Ninja Warrior Reality competition NBC 8p
  Light Falls SPECIAL Documentary/Drama PBS 10p
  Property Brothers: Forever Home NEW Reality HGTV, 9p
FRI / May 31
Deadwood: The Movie MOVIE Trailer Drama/Western HBO 8p
David Milch's critically acclaimed HBO western series returns for a belated finale that takes place a decade later and features most of the original cast, including Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker, Paula Malcomson, John Hawkes, Anna Gunn, Robin Weigert, Brad Dourif, William Sanderson, Kim Dickens, Dayton Callie, and Gerald McRaney.
Good Omens MINISERIES Trailer Drama/Fantasy Prime Video
Streaming in its entirety today, this six-episode adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's comedic 1990 fantasy novel—depicting an unlikely alliance between an angel (Michael Sheen) and a demon (David Tennant) who seek to prevent the coming Armageddon—also stars Jon Hamm, Michael McKean, Anna Maxwell Martin, Jack Whitehall, Miranda Richardson, Josie Lawrence, Mireille Enos, and Nick Offerman. If that weren't enough, Frances McDormand provides the voice of God, while Benedict Cumberbatch voices Satan. Gaiman wrote the adaptation and produces the series.
When They See Us MINISERIES Trailer Drama Netflix
Ava DuVernay writes, directs, and produces this four-part miniseries retelling the story of the "Central Park Five"—five black and Hispanic teens who were wrongly convicted of the violent rape of a white jogger in New York in the late 1980s and were eventually exonerated over a decade later after spending years in prison. Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, Niecy Nash, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Christopher Jackson, Blair Underwood, Jharrel Jerome, Famke Janssen, and Joshua Jackson star.
SUN / June 2
American Princess NEW Trailer Drama/Comedy Lifetime, 9p
Sharing producers (including Jenji Kohan) with Netflix hits GLOW and Orange Is the New Black, this Lifetime scripted dramedy series centers on a young woman (Georgia Flood) who gets cold feet on her wedding day and impulsively runs off to join a Renaissance Faire.
Luther Drama BBC America, 8p
Perpetual Grace, LTD NEW Trailer Drama Epix, tbd
Billed by Epix as a "modern noir," the 10-episode drama series formerly known as Our Lady, LTD stars Ben Kingsley, Jimmi Simpson, Jacki Weaver, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith, and Luis Guzman. It comes from Steve Conrad and Bruce Terris of Amazon's Patriot series.
  Picture Perfect Mysteries MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
WED / June 5
The Handmaid's Tale Drama Hulu
Starting a bit later than normal (and missing the Emmy eligibility cutoff in the process), season 3 of Hulu's acclaimed dystopian drama series makes Bradley Whitford a series regular and also adds Christopher Meloni and Elizabeth Reaser to the cast.
FRI / June 7
  XY Chelsea MOVIE Documentary Showtime 9p
SUN / June 9
  73rd Annual Tony Awards SPECIAL Live event CBS 8p
James Corden hosts.
WED / June 12
Queen Sugar Drama OWN, 9p
FRI / June 14
Absentia Trailer Drama Prime Video
SAT / June 15
  Frankie Drake Mysteries NEW Drama Ovation, 9p ET
U.S. premiere of the Canadian series (from a pair of Murdoch Mysteries writers) set in 1920s Toronto.
SUN / June 16
City on a Hill NEW Trailer Drama Showtime 9p
Originating in a concept from Ben Affleck—as if the early 1990s Boston setting didn't give it away—this Showtime crime drama stars Kevin Bacon as a corrupt FBI agent who teams up with an assistant DA (Aldis Hodge) for a case against a family of armored car robbers that eventually develops into something even bigger. Homicide: Life on the Street's Tom Fontana serves as showrunner, and the cast also includes Sarah Shahi, Jonathan Tucker, Kevin Dunn, Mark O'Brien, Jill Hennessy, and Lauren E. Banks.
  Endeavour Drama PBS 9p
MON / June 17
Grand Hotel NEW Drama ABC 10p
Based on a Spanish series and produced by Eva Longoria, this primetime soap is set inside a family-owned luxury Miami Beach hotel. Demián Bichir heads the cast as the hotel's wealthy owner while Roselyn Sanchez plays his (current) second wife, and the upstairs/downstairs storylines will revolve around their family as well as the hotel's staff and guests. The adaptation comes from Brian Tanen (Devious Maids, Ugly Betty).
WED / June 19
Yellowstone Drama Paramount, 10p
THU / June 20
  Riviera Trailer Drama Sundance Now
THU / July 4
Stranger Things Trailer Drama Netflix
TUE / July 9
Bring the Funny NEW Reality competition NBC 10p
Amanda Seales-hosted comedy competition series features variety acts, sketch comedy troupes, magicians, and other performers in addition to stand-up comics.
SUN / July 14
  Grantchester Drama PBS 9p
THU / July 25
  Chasing the Cure NEW Reality TNT/TBS, 8p
Ann Curry hosts a weekly, live, 2-hour broadcast that focuses on patients with rare, undiagnosed, or misdiagnosed illnesses.
SUN / August 4
  Garage Sale Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
SUN / August 11
  Garage Sale Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
SUN / August 18
  Garage Sale Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
SUN / August 25
  Garage Sale Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p

Fall premieres

SUN / September 15
  Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
Country Music MINISERIES Documentary/Music PBS 8p
Ken Burns chronicles the history of country music in an 8-part, 16-hour miniseries. Episodes air nightly from Sunday-Wednesday both this week and next.
TUE / September 17
  The American Game MINISERIES Documentary/Sports ESPN, tbd
Eleven-episode series (airing weekly on Tuesdays) examines the history of college football.
THU / September 19
  The Greatest MINISERIES Documentary/Sports ESPN, tbd
SUN / September 22
  71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards SPECIAL Live event Fox 8p ET
  Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
FRI / September 27
  The Politician NEW Comedy/Drama Netflix
Ryan Murphy's first Netflix original series (which has already been renewed for a 2nd season) is an hourlong dark comedy anthology focusing on a different (fictitious) political race each season, though each one will involve a wealthy and ambitious Santa Barbara resident played by Ben Platt, beginning with his quest to become student body president of his high school. As with any Murphy show, there's a huge, impressive cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Dylan McDermott, Lucy Boynton, Zoey Deutch, Bob Balaban, January Jones, and Laura Dreyfuss are just some of the faces you'll see this year. The series was originally reported to include musical numbers, though it is unclear if that remains the case.
SUN / September 29
  Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
FRI / October 4
  WWE SmackDown Live "Sports" Fox 8p
Moves to Fox from USA.
SUN / October 6
  Crossword Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
SUN / October 13
  Crossword Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p
SUN / October 20
  Crossword Mysteries: tbd MOVIE Drama HMM, 9p

2020 premieres

SUN / January 26, 2020
  62nd Annual Grammy Awards SPECIAL Music/Live event CBS 8p ET
SUN / February 9
  92nd Annual Academy Awards SPECIAL Live event ABC tbd

2021 premieres

SUN / Janaury 31, 2021
  63rd Annual Grammy Awards SPECIAL Music/Live event CBS 8p ET
SUN / February 28
  93rd Annual Academy Awards SPECIAL Live event ABC tbd



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  • CharlieJ_02  

    Hey, we have Kids Choice Awards 2019 it all start on March 23rd at 8:00 only on Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, and TeenNick.

    This is a general audience program!!!!

    For all ages!

    Don't miss it.

  • Humane  

    Great list.
    I had a thought that it might be beneficial to highlight the recently added as I would not have to scroll the entire list every time there is an update.

  • JasonDietz  

    @rcianci: No, you are right -- it is eight parts. The second part airs the night after the premiere, but it is currently unclear when additional parts will air (I don't think they are cramming all 8 into two nights, but I don't think they have their schedule fully planned out yet).

  • rcianci  

    Unspeakable is an 8 episode miniseries, not a 2 part film. Is Sundance showing all 8 episodes in 2 nights?

  • rcianci  

    Are the people who update this page on vacation again?

  • TMac7373  

    I think your constantly updating list is amazing. I consult it regularly. Have you considered making it sortabIe? I'd be so much happier if I could filter out reality tv or game shows.

  • Viewer4446  

    Saturday,Feb 9, 2019, Riviera 10PM on Ovation. Don't miss it! Please update tv calendar

  • TeachNeeMore  

    Manifest 1/7 10pm NBC, New Amsterdam 1/8 10pm NBC, FBI 1/8 9pm CBS, NCIS: New Orleans 1/8 10pm CBS, The Resident 1/7 8pm FOX

  • blarpisblarp  

    Fantomworks comes on dec 5th not the 7th

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