Y&R Short Recap Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Nikki and Sharon have an honest talk where Nikki admits she would rather see her with Nick than Phyllis. Sharon tells Nikki that Rey moved out of the house. Nikki advises Sharon not to give up on Rey. Rey brings Sharon soup and tells her they will talk tomorrow. Rey sees Chelsea walking with a cane while she sits down to dinner with Chloe. Chloe worries that Rey knows the truth, but Chelsea thinks Rey doesn’t have proof to back up his suspicions. Faith is playing chess with Moses when she feels badly so Moses goes to call the doctor. Victor surprises Chelsea and Chloe when they arrive home and he is inside the penthouse waiting for them. Victor tells Chelsea that if she doesn’t go to the police and confess that she poisoned Rey he will sue for custody of Connor. Adam manages to get out from under the debris of the roof collapse and he goes to get the fire department to get help to get Nick out of the debris.

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Y&R Short Recap Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Moses is a supportive friend to Faith as he helps her talk through her feelings about her illness. Billy persuades Lily to allow a reporter to follow Nick because he thinks Nick knows Adam’s location. Billy overhears Nikki and Victoria talking about Faith’s illness at Society. Billy promises Victoria he will pull the plug on the story for Faith’s sake. Lily gets the wrong idea when she comes into Society and sees Billy holding Victoria’s hand. Adam tries to persuade Nick to wait until the tornado passes in the storm cellar, but he wants them to go back to Geneva City as soon as possible. Nick does his best to open the door to the storm cellar so they can leave as soon as the storm passes. Nick and Adam and Nick are able to open the door but when they do the roof of the storm cellar collapses on top of c them.

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Y&R Short Recap Monday, May 3 2021

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Chance sent Abby a package of little gifts, but it just made her miss him even more, and she thought they were a sign he wasn’t coming home any time soon. Nina offered a sympathetic ear. Abby and Lola talked about Faith. Nick found Adam in Kansas and asked him to donate a kidney to Faith. After some back and forth, Adam agreed to do it, but a tornado touched down, trapping them in the Montalvo cellar. Sharon told Faith that she might need a kidney and Adam was the only match. Sharon learned that the steroids Faith were on weren’t working. She unsuccessfully tried to get in touch with Nick. Mariah talked with Sharon about Faith. Abby made Mariah a snack to take to work because  she was still dealing with morning sickness. Devon told Jack that the rehab program they’d opened together to honor Neil was a success. Jack accepted the invitation to the event Devon and Lily were hosting for Neil. Devon ran into Elena, and he could tell her mind was on Faith. Lola and Elena discussed Faith and all that her family had been through.

 

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Days Short Recap Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Sami talked to Kristen about Lucas pretending to have a brain tumor. Abby told Gwen that she didn’t push her down the stairs. Gwen said she did push her down the stairs. She told Abby that she had everything. She called Abby a liar and a murderer. Abby told Chad that she wasn’t lying. He told her to leave the room. Kristen asked Sami how Lucas was going to explain to Chloe why he wasn’t getting sicker. Sami said he would think of something. Chloe told Lucas that she would go with him to see Dr. Dunn tomorrow. Abby told Jack that Gwen lost the baby. She said Gwen was saying it was her fault. Gwen asked Chad if he believed her. She said he thought she was making it up. He said she was upset because she got horrible news. She said it was horrible for her, but not for him.

Rafe and Ava talked about their kiss. He told her he didn’t do it because he lost Hope. He said he did it because he wanted to. He said they could forget about the kiss if she wanted to. She said she didn’t want to forget about it. She said it was the nicest thing that has happened to her in a long time. He said a lot of bad things happened to her so the bar was low. She said it was very nice. She told him that she told Nicole that it happened and she didn’t think it was a good idea. Sami told Kristen that Lucas had a quality that made women want to take care of him. Kristen asked if that was why she slept with him. Lucas called Sami and told her that he had to see the cancer doctor. He said nothing was wrong with him. He wanted to know what he was going to do. Sami said he would think of something. He said he didn’t care if EJ found out they slept together. Sami said it was a good idea. He asked if she was listening to him. He said either way the plan was going to blow up. Abby told Jack that Gwen said she pushed her down the stairs. She said she grabbed her arm, but she didn’t push her. She asked him if she believed her. Gwen told Chad that he could move on with their lives as if nothing happened. He said after what she did, there was no way they could move on. She said he was happy that the baby was dead. He said he didn’t want the baby to die. He said she tricked him into having the baby. He said the baby wasn’t an ideal situation. He said he wouldn’t have wanted what happened to their child to have happened. He said he would have taken care of the baby and loved it. Rafe asked Ava why Nicole would care about them kissing. Ava said Nicole might have thought he was vulnerable because of Hope. She said Nicole probably thought she was taking advantage of him. He said he was the one who took advantage. He wondered why Nicole would care what they did. He told her that what they did was their business. Ava said she shouldn’t have said anything to her. Chad told Gwen that he didn’t want her to be alone. He asked her if she wanted him to call someone. She said there was no one. She said it was her own fault. She said she didn’t forget what she did to him and Abby. She thought the baby could help her change. He told her that she would have been a good mother. She said she wouldn’t know now because of Abby. Abby wanted Jack to tell her that he believed that she wouldn’t push a pregnant woman down the stairs. She said he believed Gwen when she said she didn’t kill Laura. Abby said he knew her all her life. She wanted him to tell her that he believed her. Abby told Chad that he knew she didn’t push Gwen. He said he believed her. He asked her why she was fighting with Gwen on top of the stairs. Abby asked if he was saying that it was her fault.

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Days Short Recap Monday, May 3, 2021

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Jake talked to Ben about Kate breaking up with him. Roman talked to “Kate” about getting back together since she broke up with Jake. Jack and Chad saw Gwen fall down the stairs. Jack checked on Gwen while Chad called for help. Kristen went back to the DiMera mansion to check on Kate. Marlena told Sami that the police had a witness for Charlie’s murder. Sami wanted to know who the witness was. Marlena said it was John. Sami was upset that John didn’t say anything about what he saw when she was arrested. Marlena said he just remembered what he saw. Marlena said they weren’t going to say anything at first. She said Rafe had a recording of John’s confession. Sami wanted to know how he got that. Marlena said from him. Roman told Philip and Gabi what happened between Jake and “Kate.” Jake told Ben that Kate was always jealous of him and Gabi even though he told her that he loved her. Jake told him Philip said Gabi was still in love with him. Ben asked him why he cared about Gabi dating Philip if he was over her. Ben said Kate was right to be upset that Jake wasn’t over Gabi. When they were at the hospital, Abby told Chad not to look at her like she was a horrible person. He said he wasn’t. He told her he needed to know what happened. Jack told Gwen that she was going to be okay. He said he was terrified when he saw her fall. She asked if he saw it. He said he was relieved that she was all right. He said he hoped the baby was too. She thought about the doctor telling her she lost the baby. Abby told Chad that she and Gwen got into an argument about moving in with Jack. Chad said she told him she was going to get over it. Abby said that was before she conned Jack into moving in with him. Dr. Snyder came in Gwen’s room and wondered why she was there. Jack said she fell down the stairs. Dr. Snyder said it didn’t say that in the report. Jack said they were worried about the baby. He wanted the doctor to examine her.

Dr. Snyder told Jack he had to examine Gwen alone. Chad wanted to know how Gwen fell down the stairs. Abby told him how she fell. Jack showed up. Chad asked how the baby was. Jack said he didn’t know. Dr. Snyder told Gwen that he was getting a CT scan for her. He said she didn’t get a chance to tell her father that she lost the baby. He wanted to know if she wanted him to tell her father. She thought about the way Abby treated her before the fall. She said she didn’t want him to tell anyone. Philip confronted Gabi about going after Jake. Jake told Philip that he still had feelings for Kate. He told Jake that he had to move on. Ben told Jake that Ciara left town with Theo. He told him to decide which woman he wanted. Kate asked Kristen if she talked to Jake. Kristen told her that Jake acted as if he couldn’t care less when she told him she was breaking up with him. She said she didn’t think anyone was going to look for her. She said Kate wouldn’t be missed. Marlena told Sami that Rafe played the recording of John saying he saw Belle shoot Charlie. Sami asked if John saw Belle shoot Charlie. Marlena said John saw her from behind. Sami apologized for not being there for her since Belle was arrested. Jake went to the DiMera mansion to look for Kate. Gabi came out. Jake said he wasn’t going back to her. He asked her what she said to get Kate to break up with him. Gwen told Dr. Snyder not to tell her family. She said she would do it. He said she needed the support from her family. She said she would get the support, but she would do it her way. Dr. Snyder told Chad, Jack and Abby about her injuries. Chad asked about the baby. Dr. Snyder said Gwen didn’t want to say anything. Chad went to see Gwen. He asked her about the baby. She said the doctor said it was a girl. She said she lost the baby. Kate told Kristen that Jake wouldn’t be convinced that she wanted to break up with him. Kristen didn’t think Jake would take long to move on with Gabi. Abby talked to Jack about Gwen moving in with him. Abby tried to convince him that Gwen was trying to con him. Gwen wanted Chad to say something. He asked if she lost the baby. She said she wasn’t pregnant anymore.

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Days Short Recap Friday, April 30, 2021

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Recap written by Michele and Cheryl

Kristen was dressed as Kate and went to the pub. Jake saw her there and wanted to know why she didn’t show up for their trip. She told him that they had to break up. He assumed she wanted to end things with him because he admitted to be jealous of Gabi and Philip. She said she wasn’t going to wait to be dumped by him. She explained that their age differences were a factor. “Kate” told him that she was going to quit and move out of the mansion. He refused to accept that and tried to stop her from going. Roman interrupted them to stop their fight. He was determined to find out what happened. Jake walked off so he told “Kate” they could get back together. He wondered if she considered getting back together with him. Chad was happy that Abby was willing to work on their marriage. She told him that Gabi was the one who convinced her to make her marriage work. Chad was surprised that she talked to Gabi. Abby didn’t have anyone else to talk to so she wanted to talk to someone who hated Gwen as much as she did. Abby wasn’t able to forget that he was having a child with Gwen. Jack arrived at the DiMera mansion to talk to Chad and Abby about Gwen. He told them how Gwen was going to move in with her. Abby didn’t think Jack cared how she felt. She walked out of the room. Chad thought it was good that Jack convinced Gwen to stay in town. He said Gwen and the baby would be taken care of for life. Chad didn’t think Abby could take much more before she snapped.

Gwen talked to Dr. Snyder about her baby. He gave her an ultrasound. He let her know that there was no heartbeat. He told her that she miscarried. He told her not to blame herself for what happened. He said that it happens all of the time. She wanted to be alone. She asked the doctor whether she was having a boy or a girl. The doctor told her that she would have had a girl. Ben told Claire he didn’t go through with kidnapping Ciara. He decided to let her go. Claire hugged him and he started crying. She knew Ciara would get her memory back and would come back to her. He didn’t know what to do anymore. He said Ciara was his life and he didn’t know what to do anymore. Gwen arrived at the DiMera mansion looking for Chad. She ran into Abby and she was upset with her. She told her that she would be a terrible mother. Gwen was upset that she insulted her and slapped Abby. They walked towards the steps and kept arguing. Abby grabbed Gwen’s arm and told her that she wanted her and the baby to get out of her life. Jack and Chad heard them yelling and went into the hallway. They arrived and saw Gwen fall down the stairs.

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SCRIPTED SHOWS

    “Brave Heart” – After rushing his son, Henry, to the hospital following his collapse, Nolan is reunited with his ex-wife, Sarah, and they must come together to help their son. Meanwhile, Detective Lopez discovers “La Fiera” is in the same hospital and wants to find out exactly why on “The Rookie,” SUNDAY, MAY 2 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-14, V) Episodes can also be viewed the next day on demand and on Hulu.
    Guest starring is Zayne Emory as Henry Nolan, Madeleine Coghlan as Abigail, Emily Deschanel as Sarah Nolan, Camille Guat as Sandra “La Fiera” De La Cruz, Anthony Keyvan as Diego De La Cruz, Crystal Coney as Nurse Lisa, Derek Phillips as Mack Daniels and Dylan Conrique as Tamara Colins.
    “Brave heart” was written by Vincent Angell and Paula Puryear, and directed by Lisa Demaine. Promo
    “Nice Animals” – Cassie, Jenny, Jerrie and Lindor work to get things back on track when the motel is reduced to rubble and both the Kleinsasser and Ronald cases not doing much better. At the ranch, Cheyenne seizes an opportunity to shift the family power dynamic in her favor and all it will take is the truth on “Big Sky” TUESDAY, MAY 4 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-14, LV) Episodes can also be viewed the next day on demand and on Hulu.
    Guest starring is Omar Metwally as Mark Lindor, Ryan Dorsey as Rand Kleinsasser, Britt Robertson as Cheyenne Kleinsasser, Michelle Forbes as Margaret Kleinsasser and Kyle Schmid as John Wayne Kleinsasser.
    “Nice Animals” was written by Elwood Reid and Jonathan Shapiro, and directed by Michael Goi. Promo
  • ABC The Goldbergs: Poker Night (5/5) Show More
    “Poker Night” – In order to take her mind off of her heartbreak, Erica takes a trip to Los Angeles to see her best friend, Lainey Lewis (played by AJ Michalka), and they end up getting the band back together for a gig. Meanwhile, after getting caught taking part in an underground poker game, Adam gets sentenced to Pop-Pop (played by Judd Hirsch) duty, which turns out better than expected, on a new episode of “The Goldbergs,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed the next day on demand and on Hulu.
    Guest starring is Judd Hirsch as Pop-Pop, AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis, Ken Lerner as Lou Schwartz, Kenny Ridwan as Dave Kim, Zayne Emory as JC Spink and Zach Callison as Corbett.
    “Poker Night” was written by Langan Kingsley and Elizabeth Beckwith, and directed by Lew Schneider. Promo
  • ABC Home Economics: 35% of Allied Harness and Sling LTD, $3,000,000 (5/5) Show More
    “35% of Allied Harness and Sling LTD, $3,000,000” – After upsetting Marina, Tom tries to help out more around the house. While Sarah tries to find temporary employment, she and Denise worry their son will be corrupted after Kelvin decides he wants to learn all about Uncle Connor’s business on “Home Economics,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, DL).
    Guest starring is Lidia Porto as Lupe.
    “35% of Allied Harness and Sling LTD, $3,000,000” was written by Julieanne Smolinski and directed by Randall Winston. 
  • ABC A Million Little Things: junior (5/5) Show More
    “junior” – Gary’s dad connects with Darcy about his personal experience from the Vietnam War. Meanwhile, during a dinner hosted by Rome and Regina, the video of George Floyd’s murder is released, and they watch together in shock on a new episode of “A Million Little Things,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, D).
    Guest starring is Terry Chen as Alan, Adam Swain as Tyrell, Lou Beatty Jr. as Walter, Bobbi-Jean Charlton as Jackie, Paul Rodriguez as Javier Mendez and Karen Robinson as Florence. Promo
  • ABC Station 19: I Guess I’m Floating (5/6) Show More
    “I Guess I’m Floating” – Ben and Dean wrestle with life and death after the Black Fighter’s Coalition banquet on a new episode of “Station 19,” THURSDAY, MAY 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
    Guest starring is Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey. Promo
    “Look Up Child” – Jackson pays a visit to his father that helps set him on the right path on a new episode of “Grey’s Anatomy,” THURSDAY, MAY 6 (9:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
    Guest starring is Sarah Drew as Dr. April Kepner and Eric Roberts as Robert Avery. Promo
    “The Right Thing” – As new details surrounding Sharon’s cause of death are revealed, Cruz suffers a medical emergency that leads to troublesome consequences. Meanwhile, Rebel and Grady team up against a crooked funeral homeowner, and Lana meets someone from her past on an all-new episode of “Rebel,” THURSDAY, MAY 6 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
    Guest starring is Adam Arkin as Mark Duncan, Mo McRae as Amir, Abigail Spencer as Misha, Jalen Thomas Brooks as Sean, Mary McDonnell as Helen, Sharon Lawrence as Angela and Nina Millin as Judge Mary Bobiak. Promo
  • Acorn TV/Sundance Now The Drowning – Thursday, May 6 Show More
    Since losing her son eight years ago, Jodie (Jill Halfpenny, Dark Money, Liar) has been rebuilding her life, but when she catches sight of a teenage boy Daniel (Cody Molko), she is convinced she has found her missing son. Whether she is right or not, in that moment her spark of hope is reignited, and she commits to a dangerous and transgressive path that will take her to the edge of reason. How far will she go to find her missing child? Also starring Jonas Armstrong (Ripper Street, Line of Duty), Deborah Findlay (Vanity Fair) and Rupert Penry-Jones (Whitechapel, Stan Lee’s Lucky Man). (4 EPS, 2021) Promo
  • Adult Swim Final Space – Saturday, May 8, 10:30pm Show More
    Forgiveness
    The aftermath of losing one of the crew ripples through the team squad. Promo
  • AMC Fear The Walking Dead – Sunday, May 2, 9:90pm Show More
    The Holding
    Several members of the group devise a plan to infiltrate an underground community and learn more about them, but when things take a dangerous turn, the operation becomes a rescue mission. Promo
  • BET The Oval – Tuesday, May 4, 9:00PM Show More
    Misunderstood – Detective Jake puts his job on the line to help Sam in a covert operation. Barry is left reeling after hearing about Sharon’s condition. Hunter has a plan for Diane.
  • CBS THE EQUALIZER – Sunday, May 2 Show More
    MCCALL RACES TO FIND A WOMAN KIDNAPPED BY A SERIAL KILLER WHOSE PAST CRIMES WENT UNDETECTED BECAUSE THE VICTIMS WERE FROM MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES, ON “THE EQUALIZER,” SUNDAY, MAY 2
    “Hunting Grounds” – McCall races to find a woman kidnapped by a serial killer whose past crimes went undetected because the victims were from marginalized communities. Also, trouble arises for McCall when her vigilante activity puts her on Manhattan District Attorney Avery Grafton’s (Jennifer Ferrin)
    radar, on THE EQUALIZER, Sunday, May 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Joe Gazzam
    BASED ON: The original series by Richard Lindheim & Michael Sloan
    DIRECTED BY: Christine Moore Promo
    NCIS OBTAINS A HARD DRIVE CONTAINING A REALISTIC DEEP FAKE VIDEO OF A DECEASED TERRORIST AND MUST RETRIEVE THE DANGEROUS TECHNOLOGY BEHIND IT, ON “NCIS: LOS ANGELES,” SUNDAY, MAY 2
    “Imposter Syndrome” – NCIS obtains a hard drive containing a realistic deep fake video of a deceased terrorist and must retrieve the dangerous technology behind it. However, when the team’s comms are highjacked during their mission, they find that one of their own has been a victim of its potential, on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Sunday, May 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Samantha Chasse
    DIRECTED BY: Eric A. Pot Promo
    THE TEAM INVESTIGATES THE DEADLY BAR BOMBING AND IMPENDING CRIMINAL TURF WAR INVOLVING SASHA BROUSSARD, ON “NCIS: NEW ORLEANS,” SUNDAY, MAY 2
    “Choices” -The team investigates the deadly bar bombing and impending criminal turf war involving Sasha Broussard. Also, while Pride must come to terms with having Connor in his life, Carter and Hannah work to define their new relationship, on “NCIS: NEW ORLEANS,” Sunday, May 2 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Chad Gomez Creasey & Christopher Silber
    DIRECTED BY: Lionel Coleman Promo
  • CBS THE NEIGHBORHOOD – Monday, May 3 Show More
    WHEN GEMMA SURPRISES DAVE WITH WANTING ANOTHER BABY, HE WORRIES SHE’S FORGOTTEN HOW DIFFICULT A NEWBORN IS AND ENLISTS MARTY’S ENGINEERING SKILLS TO REMIND HER, ON “THE NEIGHBORHOOD,” MONDAY, MAY 3
    “Welcome to the Test Run” – When Gemma surprises Dave with wanting another baby, he worries she’s forgotten how difficult a newborn is, so he enlists a robotic doll and Marty’s engineering skills to remind her. Also, Calvin and Tina disagree on how to proceed when they unexpectedly discover a stash of cash, on THE NEIGHBORHOOD, Monday, May 3 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Michael Glouberman
    DIRECTED BY: Mark Cendrowski Promo
  • CBS BOB ♥ ABISHOLA – Monday, May 3 Show More
    ABISHOLA IS NERVOUS ABOUT DELE’S TRIP TO NIGERIA, AND BOB CREATES A GUIDEBOOK ON NIGERIA FOR DELE THAT HE PROUDLY CALLS “SIGHTS AND BITES,” ON “BOB ♥ ABISHOLA,” MONDAY, MAY 3
    “Sights and Bites” – Abishola is nervous about Dele’s trip to Nigeria with his father. Also, Bob creates a guidebook on Nigeria for Dele that he proudly calls “Sights and Bites,” on BOB ♥ ABISHOLA, Monday, May 3 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    STORY BY: Al Higgins, Gina Yashere and Ibet Inyang
    TELEPLAY BY: Matt Ross, Carla Filisha and Nathan Chetty
    DIRECTED BY: Beth McCarthy Miller Promo
    LOLA IS CONFLICTED WHEN A FORMER JUDGE WHOM SHE IDOLIZED HAS BEEN ACCUSED OF BRIBERY AND IS REPRESENTING HERSELF IN A BENCH TRIAL, ON “ALL RISE,” MONDAY, MAY 3
    “Caught Up in Circles” – Lola is conflicted when a former judge, Judge Prudence Jenkins, (Charlayne Woodard), whom she idolized, has been accused of bribery and is representing herself in a bench trial. Also, Mark moves forward with the case against McCarthy and he and Corrine Cuthbert (Anne Heche)
    each get one unchallenged request for a new judge, no questions asked, on ALL RISE, Monday, May 3 (9:00- 10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Aaron Carter & Michael Slefinger
    DIRECTED BY: Ramaa Mosley Promo
    CHUNK DOES HIS DAUGHTER A FAVOR AND CONVINCES BULL TO REPRESENT A TEENAGER ON TRIAL FOR ROBBERY WHO REFUSES TO NAME HIS ACCOMPLICE IN THE CRIME, ON “BULL,” MONDAY, MAY 3
    “Under the Influence” – Chunk does his daughter, Anna (Jazzy Kae), a favor and convinces Bull to represent a teenager on trial robbery, a defendant who faces an uphill battle in court when he refuses to name his accomplice. Also, Chunk is suspicious of Anna’s older boyfriend who’s a writer with the financial resources to pay the legal fees for TAC’s teen client, and Taylor’s forced to lean on her ex-husband’s girlfriend as childcare for her son when the trial has her working around the clock, on BULL, Monday, May 3 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Nichole Millard & Kathryn Price
    DIRECTED BY: Geary McLeod Promo
    GIBBS PREPARES TO TESTIFY AGAINST A FINANCIAL ADVISOR WHO STOLE MILLIONS FROM HIS NAVY CLIENTS, ON “NCIS” TUESDAY, MAY 4
    Editor’s note: The air date of this episode has changed.
    “Misconduct” – While the team investigates a biker killed in a hit and run, Gibbs prepares to testify against a financial advisor who stole millions from his Navy clients, on NCIS, Tuesday, May 4 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Margaret Rose Lester, David J. North, Brendan Fehily
    DIRECTED BY: Tawnia McKiernan Promo
    JUBAL’S PERSONAL FAMILY CIRCUMSTANCES IMPACT HIS JUDGEMENT DURING A HOSTAGE SITUATION WHEN A DESPERATE FATHER ABDUCTS TWO DOCTORS TO SAVE HIS SON, ON “FBI,” TUESDAY, MAY 4
    Editor’s note: The air date of this episode has changed.
    “Fathers and Sons” – The team rushes to track down two doctors abducted by a desperate father willing to do anything to save his son. Also, Jubal’s uncertainty in his family life affects his judgement during the hostage situation, on FBI, Tuesday, May 4 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Rick Eid & Joe Halpin
    DIRECTED BY: Stephen Surjik Promo
  • CBS FBI: MOST WANTED – Tuesday, May 4 Show More
    THE TEAM FACES A MORAL DILEMMA ON HOW BEST TO CARRY OUT JUSTICE WHEN A YOUNG MAN RUNS AFTER ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTING A COP IN SELF-DEFENSE, ON”FBI: MOST WANTED,” TUESDAY, MAY 4
    Editor’s note: The air date of this episode has changed.
    “Criminal Justice” – When a young man accidentally shoots a cop in self-defense and goes on the run, the team members find themselves in a moral dilemma on the best way to carry out justice. Also, Barnes and her wife struggle with their plans to have another child, on FBI: MOST WANTED, Tuesday, May 4 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Richard Sweren
    DIRECTED BY: Milena Govich Promo
  • CBS SEAL TEAM – Wednesday, May 5 Show More
    BRAVO IS TASKED WITH BRINGING A DEFECTING BOKO HARAM LIEUTENANT INTO U.S. CUSTODY, ON “SEAL TEAM,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5
    “Do No Harm” – Bravo is tasked with bringing a defecting Boko Haram lieutenant into U.S. custody, but the mission goes sideways when the target gets attacked. Also, Sonny drops the ball as Bravo’s rep on the U.S.S. Keating, and the entire team pays the price, on SEAL TEAM, Wednesday, May 5 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode directed by producer and recurring star Tyler Grey.
    WRITTEN BY: Tom Mularz & Kinan Copen
    DIRECTED BY: Tyler Grey Promo
    THE TEAM TRIES TO TRACK DOWN A CREW OF BANK ROBBERS WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES MODERN-DAY ROBIN HOODS BEFORE THEIR MISSION TURNS DEADLY, ON “S.W.A.T.,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5
    “Local Heroes” – The team tries to track down a media-savvy crew of bank robbers who consider themselves a band of modern-day Robin Hoods, funneling stolen cash back into their struggling neighborhood, before the mission turns deadly. Also, Hondo and Deacon clash over how to deal with a group of cops’ racist views, on S.W.A.T., Wednesday, May 5 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Matthew T. Brown
    DIRECTED BY: Jann Turner Promo
  • CBS YOUNG SHELDON – Thursday, May 6 Show More
    DR. STURGIS RETURNS TO MEDFORD, ON “YOUNG SHELDON,” THURSDAY, MAY 6
    “A Black Hole” – The Coopers discuss the possibilities of black holes and alternate universes when Dr. Sturgis comes over for dinner, on YOUNG SHELDON, Thursday, May 6 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    STORY BY: Steve Holland & Jeremy Howe & Connor Kilpatrick
    TELEPLAY BY: Steven Molaro & Eric Kaplan & Tara Hernandez
    DIRECTED BY: Jaffar Mahmood Promo
  • CBS UNITED STATES OF AL – Thursday, May 6 Show More
    ART ASKS RILEY AND AL TO MAKE SPEECHES AT A FUNDRAISER FOR INTERPRETERS WAITING FOR VISAS, AND RILEY HAS A HARD TIME ACCEPTING THE ATTENTION, ON “UNITED STATES OF AL,” THURSDAY, MAY 6
    “Fundraiser/Baspana Towlawal” – Art asks Riley and Al to make speeches at a fundraiser for interpreters that are waiting for visas, and Riley has a hard time accepting the attention. Also, Riley comes face-to-face with Vanessa’s new boyfriend, on UNITED STATES OF AL, Thursday, May 6 (8:31-9:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    STORY BY: Joshua Keller Katz, Chuck Lorre, Chase Millsap
    TELEPLAY BY: Fahim Anwar, Emily Ann Brandstetter, Bobby Telatovich
    DIRECTED BY: Nikki Lorre Promo
    THE WOMEN ATTEND A GALA HONORING MARJORIE, BUT BONNIE’S SPEECH DOESN’T GO AS PLANNED, ON “MOM,” THURSDAY, MAY 6
    “A Community Hero and a Wide Turn” – The women attend a gala honoring Marjorie, but Bonnie’s speech doesn’t go as planned, on MOM, Thursday, May 6 (9:01-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    STORY BY: Gemma Baker, Alissa Neubauer, Ilana Wernick and Anne Flett-Giordano
    TELEPLAY BY: Sheldon Bull, Britté Anchor and Nadiya Chettiar
    DIRECTED BY: James Widdoes Promo
  • CBS B POSITIVE – Thursday, May 6 Show More
    GINA AND DREW PLAN THEIR FUTURES NOW THAT THEIR SURGERY IS FINALLY SCHEDULED, ON “B POSITIVE,” THURSDAY, MAY 6
    “Transplanticipation” – Gina and Drew plan their futures now that their surgery is finally scheduled, on B POSITIVE, Thursday, May 6 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    STORY BY: Jamie Rhonheimer, Alexa Junge and Aaron Huffines
    TELEPLAY BY: Dan O’Shannon, Carol Liefer and Jessica Kravitz
    DIRECTED BY: Richie Keen Promo
    CLARICE FEELS AN EMOTIONAL TIE TO THE VICTIM WHEN VICAP INVESTIGATES WHAT APPEARS TO BE THE SUICIDE OF A MEDICAL STUDENT IN THE U.S. ON A FOREIGN VISA, ON “CLARICE,” THURSDAY, MAY 6
    “Add-a-Bead” – Clarice feels an emotional tie to the victim when ViCAP investigates what appears to be the suicide of a medical student in the United States on a foreign visa. Also, Krendler secretly collects a DNA sample from the man he suspects attacked Clarice at Woodhaven, on CLARICE, Thursday, May 6 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Boo Killebrew
    DIRECTED BY: Deborah Kampmeier Promo
    WHILE MAGNUM AND HIGGINS WORK A STALKING CASE, ETHAN ASKS HIGGINS TO JOIN HIM ON AN EXTENDED TRIP JUST AS MAGNUM STARTS TO OPEN UP TO OTHER POSSIBILITIES, ON THE THIRD SEASON FINALE OF “MAGNUM P.I.,” FRIDAY, MAY 7
    “Bloodline” – Magnum and Higgins work a stalking case involving a man with a past in espionage. Also, Ethan asks Higgins to join him on an extended trip for Doctors Without Borders just as Magnum starts to open up to other possibilities, on the third season finale of MAGNUM P.I., Friday, May 7 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Eric Guggenheim & Geoffrey Thorne
    DIRECTED BY: Avi Youabian Promo
    FRANK AND GARRETT QUARREL WHEN THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC INFORMATION REFUSES TO WALK BACK A QUOTE HE PROVIDED TO A LOCAL NEWSPAPER, ON “BLUE BLOODS,” FRIDAY, MAY 7
    “The New You” – Frank and the Deputy Commisioner of Press Information, Garrett Moore (Gregory Jbara), quarrel when Garrett refuses to walk back a quote he provided to a local newspaper. Also, Danny and Baez discover a connection to a feud between local residents and city sponsored hotels for the homeless while investigating a murder, Anthony is mistaken for a mafioso and Eddie pressures Jamie to take a love language quiz, on BLUE BLOODS, Friday, May 7 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Brian Burns
    DIRECTED BY: Jackeline Tejada
    SEASON PREMIERE – “Ground Control to Sara Lance” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
    A MISSING CAPTAIN – After a night of celebrating their beating the Fates, the Legends quickly discover that Sara (Caity Lotz) is missing. Trying to keep it together, the Legends are shocked to discover that she was taken by Aliens. Ava (Jes Macallan) sends Rory (Dominic Purcell) and Behrad (Shayan Sobhian) to follow a lead on who can possibly help them find Sara, while Constantine (Matt Ryan) tries to work his magic. Meanwhile, Sara does all she can to try to escape, which includes releasing Aliens into the timeline, but is shocked to learn who one of her kidnappers turns out to be. Nick Zano, Tala Ashe, Olivia Swann, Adam Tsekham and Lisseth Chavez also star. Kevin Mock directed the episode written by James Eagan & Mark Bruner (601). Original airdate 5/02/2021 Promo
    “Initiate Self-Destruct” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
    WE ALL WEAR MASKS – Ryan (Javicia Leslie) is faced with a difficult decision that could expose her as Batwoman, creating a rift in the Bat Team. Meanwhile, Black Mask’s (guest star Peter Outerbridge) plans for Kate Kane (Wallis Day) begin to unfold. Alice (Rachel Skarsten) is reunited with someone from her past, and Sophie (Meagan Tandy) must decide where her loyalty lies. Also starring Dougray Scott, Nicole Kang and Camrus Johnson. Glen Winter directed the episode with a story by Zack Siddiqui and teleplay by Jerry Shandy (#212). Original airdate 5/2/21. Every episode of BATWOMAN will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required. Promo
  • The CW Black Lighting – Monday, May 3 Show More
    “The Book of Reunification: Chapter One” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
    CLOSE CALL – Black Lightning (Cress Williams) sends Gambi (James Remar) an SOS. Meanwhile, Lynn (Christine Adams) finds herself in some serious trouble. Nafessa Williams, Marvin Jones III, Chantal Thuy and Jordan Calloway also star. The episode was written by Jamila Daniel and directed by Benny Boom (#410). Original airdate 5/3/2021. Promo
    “The People V. Killer Frost” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
    CAITLIN FIGHTS TO CLEAR FROST – With Frost (Danielle Panabaker) facing an unjust punishment for her past crimes, Caitlin goes to great lengths to save her sister. Meanwhile, Barry’s (Grant Gustin) efforts to protect Speed Force Nora (guest star Michelle Harrison) lead to a shocking discovery. Sudz Sutherland directed the episode written by Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza (#708). Original airdate 5/4/2021 Promo
    “Prom Again!” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)
    CHYLER LEIGH MAKES HER DIRECTORIAL DEBUT – Part two of the flashback episodes pick up where things left off – Young Kara (guest star Izabela Vidovic) experiences kryptonite for the first time, Nia (Nicole Maines) and Brainy (Jesse Rath) are trapped by invading aliens, and a young Cat Grant (guest star Eliza Helm) may be the reason Supergirl never gets out of the Phantom Zone. Chyler Leigh directed the episode written by Rob Wright & Jess Kardos (#606). Original airdate 5/4/2021    Promo
  • The CW Kung Fu – Wednesday, May 5 Show More
    “Sanctuary” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, D) (HDTV)
    SEEKING JUSTICE – An officer-involved shooting in Chinatown sends shockwaves through the community. Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan) and Jin (Tzi Ma) are forced to revisit a traumatic experience from their past. Nicky (Olivia Liang) and Henry (Eddie Liu) make a startling discovery about the weapons. Shannon Dang, Jon Prasida and Gavin Stenhouse also star. R.T. Thorne directed the episode written by A.C. Allen (#105). Original airdate 5/5/2021. Every episode of KUNG FU will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required. Promo
  • The CW Nancy Drew – Wednesday, May 5 Show More
    “The Siege of the Unseen Specter” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME – Nancy’s (Kennedy McMann) birthday dinner with Carson (Scott Wolf) is cut short when Detective Tamura (guest star Ryan-James Hatanaka) shows up with a warrant to arrest her for contempt of court. Meanwhile, George (Leah Lewis), Bess (Maddison Jaizani) and Ace (Alex Saxon) work together to summon up one of their ancestors to help locate Odette’s Englishwoman lover Mary’s soul amongst billions in the spirit world. Tunji Kasom and Riley Smith also star. Ramsey Nickell directed the episode written by Andrea Thornton Bolden & Lisa Bao (#214). Original airdate 5/5/2021. Every episode of NANCY DREW will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required. Promo
    “Encore” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
    STELLA CONFRONTS CLINT – With the Sidestep now in their name, Walker (Jared Padalecki), Stella (Violet Brinson) and August (Kale Culley) put their stamp on the place. Liam (Keegan Allen) turns to Bonham (Mitch Pileggi) for advice on a career move, while Micki (Lindsey Morgan) and Trey (Jeff Pierre) work through the aftermath of his injuries after the hurricane. Stella confronts Clint (guest star Austin Nichols) about Trevor (guest star Gavin Casalegno) and his response prompts Stella to make a dangerous decision that will leave a permanent mark on the Walker family. The episode was written by Blythe Ann Johnson and directed by Stacey K. Black (#110). Original airdate 5/6/2021. Every episode of WALKER will be available to stream on The CW App and CWTV.com the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required. Promo
    “You Can’t Run From Who You Are” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
    INSPIRATION – After receiving some inspiration from Cleo (guest star Omono Okojie), Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) and Landon (Aria Shahghasemi) set out on a new mission. However, when that plan takes an unexpected turn, Josie (Kaylee Bryant) and Wade (guest star Elijah B. Moore) step in to lend a hand. Elsewhere, Lizzie (Jenny Boyd) enlists MG’s (Quincy Fouse) help learning more about Finch (guest star Courtney Bandeko). Matthew Davis, Chris Lee, Ben Levin and Leo Howard also star. Trevor E.S. Juarez directed the episode written by Adam Higgs & Hannah Rosner (#311). Original airdate 5/6/2021 Promo
    “Witchful Thinking” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DLV) (HDTV)
    CAUSE AND EFFECT – The Charmed Ones (Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery) go in search of an ancient relic that will help them cure their magical allergy but find themselves unprepared for the outcome. Josefina (guest star Mareya Salazar) makes an important decision for her future. Also starring Rupert Evans, Poppy Drayton and Jordan Donica. Ken Fink directed the episode written by Natalia Fernandez and Johanna Lee (#311). Original airdate 5/7/2012. Promo
    SEASON PREMIERE – “That Unfortunate Dinner” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
    SEASON FOUR PREMIERE – Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) and Liam (Adam Huber) plan their wedding, with some unsolicited input from Alexis (Elaine Hendrix), which leaves Fallon questioning if Alexis could be right. Alexis and Jeff (Sam Adegoke) have a photo shoot to announce their new “power couple” status. Dominique (Michael Michele) runs into hiccups with her new fashion line and turns to unexpected sources for help. Meanwhile, Blake (Grant Show) is determined to work on his relationship with Cristal (Daniella Alonso) and Culhane (Robert C. Riley) advises Sam (Rafael De La Fuente) on his current state of affairs. Lastly, as Anders (Alan Dale) does some digging and is shocked by what he finds and Adam’s (Sam Underwood) confession to Kirby (Maddison Brown) is met with surprising results. The episode was written by Libby Wells and directed by Michael A. Allowitz (#401). Original airdate 5/7/2021 Promo
  • Disney Raven’s Home – Friday, May 7, 8:00PM Show More
    “American Torah Story”
    With his bar mitzvah approaching, Levi realizes he didn’t take full advantage of being a kid. Booker encourages Levi to enjoy his childhood to the fullest before becoming a man. TV-G Promo
  • Disney Sydney to the Max – Friday, May 7, 8:24PM Show More
    “The Bat Mitzvah Planner”
    When a storm ruins Olive’s dream bat mitzvah celebration, Sydney helps her figure out a backup plan. In the ’90s, it’s Leo’s birthday, and all he wants is to win a radio contest for passes to meet their favorite rapper, MC Gavel. TV-G 
  • Disney Just Roll With It – Friday, May 7, 8:48PM Show More
    “Lightning and Lockdown”
    When a freak lightning storm puts the entire town on lockdown, the kids are disappointed that they are not able to go and see the highly anticipated zombie film. With Gator’s help, the family creates their own scary night of frights. TV-Y7 
  • Disney+ Star Wars: The Bad Batch – Tuesday, May 4 Show More
    Premiere – Special Date
    “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch – a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army – each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew. Promo
  • FOX BLESS THE HARTS – Sunday, May 2 Show More
    “BLESS THE HARTS” – (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    PA: Viewer Discretion is advised.
    WAYNE OPENS A BAR ON AN ALL-NEW “BLESS THE HARTS” SUNDAY, MAY 2, ON FOX
    Keenan Thompson (“SNL”) Guest Voices
    When Wayne’s non-committal best friend, Travis (guest voice Keenan Thompson), comes to town, the two take on their dream of opening a bar together. Meanwhile, the Harts attempt to fix their broken car to preserve its sentimental value in the all-new “The Drincan Temple” episode of BLESS THE HARTS airing Sunday, May 2 (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (BHR-216) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)
    Guest Voice Cast: Andy Bobrow as Bud/Guy 2; Christy Stratto as Dawn; David Herman as Peter/Guy; Michael Hitchcock as Mr. Bigsby; Oscar Montoya as Male Nurse/Nate; Kenan Thompson as Travis; Grey Griffin as Gina/Tube Top Girl; Michael Hitchcock as Senator
  • FOX BOB’S BURGERS – Sunday, May 2 Show More
    “BOB’S BURGERS” – (7:30-8:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    LOUISE ROPES HER SIBLINGS INTO AN ADVENTURE ON AN ALL-NEW “BOB’S BURGERS” SUNDAY, MAY 2, ON FOX
    When Louise finds out that Rudy has a model bridge that explodes, she decides to set out on a sort-of-kind-of-perilous journey, dragging her siblings along for the ride. Meanwhile, Mort tries to teach Bob, Linda and Teddy how to meditate in the all-new “Bridge Over Troubled Rudy” episode of BOB’S BURGERS airing Sunday, May 2 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (BOB-1019) (TV-PG L)
    “FAMILY GUY” – (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
    PETER AND LOIS CREATE A COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCANDAL ON AN ALL-NEW “FAMILY GUY” SUNDAY, MAY 2, ON FOX
    Meg deals with a college admissions scandal, while Brian embarks on a fitness journey in the all new “Meg Goes to College” episode of FAMILY GUY airing Sunday, May 2 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (FG-1816) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)
    “9-1-1” – (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
    THE MEMBERS OF THE 118 ARE CALLED TO A SCENE INVOLVING ONE OF THEIR OWN ON AN ALL-NEW “9-1-1” MONDAY, MAY 3, ON FOX
    The members of the 118 rush to the site of a hit-and-run that leaves a familiar face in critical condition. Meanwhile, with Buck’s help, Athena investigates the case of a missing woman last seen in a casino and Josh recalls an emergency in 2006 that led him to become a 9-1-1 operator in the all-new “First Responders” episode of 9-1-1 airing Monday, May 3 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (NIN-411) (TV-14 L, V)
    Guest Cast: Bryan Safi as Josh Russo; Debra Christofferson as Sue Blevins; Megan West as Taylor Kelly
  • FOX 9-1-1: LONE STAR – Monday, May 3 Show More
    “9-1-1: LONE STAR” – (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
    OWEN SUSPECTS A SERIAL ARSONIST IS ON THE LOOSE ON AN ALL-NEW “9-1-1: LONE STAR” MONDAY, MAY 3, ON FOX
    After being forced to take time off work to recover from his surgery, Owen finds himself immersed in the search for a serial arsonist. Meanwhile, T.K. and Carlos take their relationship to the next level and Marjan copes with the aftermath of losing someone on the job in the all-new “Slow Burn” episode of 9-1-1: LONE STAR airing Monday, May 3 (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (NLS-211) (TV-14 D, L, V)
  • FOX THE RESIDENT – Tuesday, May 4 Show More
    “THE RESIDENT” – (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
    CONRAD AND NIC’S DAY OFF IS PUT ON HOLD ON AN ALL-NEW “THE RESIDENT” TUESDAY, MAY 4, ON FOX
    With Nic’s due date steadily approaching, she and Conrad plan a relaxing day off, but their plans are interrupted when a patient with a medical mystery sends them rushing back to Chastain. Devon stays by Rose’s (guest star Cara Ricketts) side as she starts her clinical trial and things take a turn for the worse. Meanwhile, Kit is under pressure to bring Chastain out of debt in the all-new “Hope in the Unseen” episode of THE RESIDENT airing Tuesday, May 4 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (RES-412) (TV-14 L, V)
    Guest Cast: Vince Fosters as Dr. Paul Chu; Tasso Feldman as Dr. Irving Feldman; Glenn Morshower as Marshall Winthrop; Denitra Isler as Nurse Ellen Hundley; Jessica Miesel as Nurse Jessica Moore; Cara Ricketts as Rose Williams; Anuja Joshi as Leela Devi; Summer Selby as Carol Austin; Michael Paul Chan as Yee Austin; Gareth Williams as Pete Goldense; Chris Perfetti as Phillip Bondman; Maurie Chandler as Nurse Cindy Washington; Bill Murphey as Board Member #1; Jay DeVon Jonson as Board Member #2; Cherise Boothe as Dr. Candace Oliver; Jacobi Hollingshed as EMT; Joshua Wichard as 20-ish Dude; Suehyla El-Attar; as Nurse Laura
  • FOX PRODIGAL SON – Tuesday, May 4 Show More
    “PRODIGAL SON” – (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
    THE NYPD SETS OUT TO CATCH THE THREE ESCAPEES FROM CLAREMONT ON AN ALL-NEW “PRODIGAL SON” TUESDAY, MAY 4, ON FOX
    After a terrifying incident at Claremont, Malcolm is in a race against time to track down multiple killers. The NYPD realizes someone close to home might be the key to finding them in the all-new “You Can Run… ” episode of PRODIGAL SON airing Tuesday, May 4 (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (PR-211) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)
    Guest Cast: Kasjan Wilson as Young Bright; Julianna Layne as Young Ainsley; Christian Borle as Friar Pete; Armando Acevedo as Hector Cueto; April Hernandez Castillo as USMS Emily Ruiz; Paco Tolson as USMS Dan Barclay; David Aaron Baker as Bobby Stevens
  • FOX LAST MAN STANDING – Thursday, May 6 Show More
    “LAST MAN STANDING”-(9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    MIKE TAKES YOGA CLASS WITH VANESSA, BUT TRIES TO GET OUT OF IT ON AN ALL-NEW “LAST MAN STANDING” THURSDAY, MAY 6, ON FOX
    After Mike’s doctor recommends that he start stretching, Mike uses Chuck’s injury as an excuse to get out of yoga with Vanessa. Meanwhile, Kristin and Ryan and Mandy and Kyle each believe the other couple is jealous of their relationship in the all-new “Yoga and Boo-Boo” episode of LAST MAN STANDING airing Thursday, May 6 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (LMS-918) (TV-PG D, L)
  • Freeform Cruel Summer -Tuesday, May 4, 10:00PM Show More
    “You Don’t Hunt, You Don’t Eat”
    Kate, reeling from the lawsuit, prepares her defense and finds friendship in an unlikely source. The annual Wallis hunting trip becomes the setting for an important first meeting. Promo
  • Freeform Everything’s Gonna Be Okay – Thursday, May 6, 10:00PM Show More
    “Regal Jumping Spider”
    Matilda and Drea plan to spend the night in the woods to prove their independence. Genevieve goes on her first date with Oscar, and it is mostly not awkward. 
  • FX Breeders – Monday, May 3, 10:00PM Show More
    No Friends
    As he and Ally continue to feel distant, Paul rekindles an old friendship, but at a cost to Ava. Luke surprises everyone by getting a best friend. Jim and Jackie are forced to move. Written by Simon Blackwell; directed by Ollie Parsons. Promo
  • FX Mayans M.C. – Tuesday, May 3, 10:00PM Show More
    The House of Death Floats By
    The club welcomes a new member. Miguel seeks retribution on his mother’s behalf. Written by Sean Tretta; directed by Elgin James. Promo
  • FX Pose – Sunday, May 02, 10:00PM Show More
    On The Run – 10 p.m. ET/PT
    1994. With the AIDS epidemic reaching fever pitch, Blanca finds purpose working as a nurse’s aide at Roosevelt hospital alongside her new love, Christopher. But Blanca’s history with a new patient leads to a challenging ordeal. Meanwhile, Lemar shakes up the ballroom community when he becomes father to the unruly House of Khan forcing the House of Evangelista to consider reassembling. Written by Steven Canals and Janet Mock; directed by Janet Mock.
    Intervention – 11 p.m. ET/PT
    When Pray Tell’s alcoholism leads to expected consequences, Blanca stages a much-needed intervention. Meanwhile, Blanca nervously prepares to meet Christopher’s parents. Written by Steven Canals and Our Lady J; directed by Steven Canals. 
  • Hallmark When Calls the Heart – Sunday, May 2, 9:00PM Show More
    Changing Times
    Landis, the school inspector, arrives in town causing trouble for Elizabeth. Rosemary finds her calling. A search is called when one of Hope Valley’s residents is lost. Carson and Faith’s relationship is put to the test. Promo
  • Hallmark BABY, IT’S COLD INSIDE – Saturday, May 8, 9:00PM Show More
    Jocelyn Hudon (“When Hope Calls,” “The Strain”) and Steve Lund (“Blue Mountain State,” “Hemlock Grove”) star in “Baby, It’s Cold Inside,” a new, original movie premiering Saturday, May 8 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Hallmark Channel. Top-level travel agent Hanna (Hudon) is asked by her company to forgo her family holiday cruise and travel to the Ice Hotel to research it as a vacation destination. Hanna convinces her best friend Phoebe (Kathryn Kohut, “Love at Look Lodge”), who is sad about a recent breakup, to join her. When they arrive at the hotel, Hanna is dazzled with its icy wonder and meets Ben (Lund), the designer and co-owner. Hanna and Phoebe enjoy all the luxuries the Ice Hotel has to offer from the outdoor spa to snowshoeing. When Phoebe begins to reconnect with her ex, Hanna starts to spend more time with Ben. Meanwhile, a hotel reviewer has also checked in so Hanna and Ben team up to make sure he has a memorable stay. Along the way, Hanna feels herself falling for Ben. When Ben offers Hanna an opportunity she always wished for, will Hannah’s doubts and insecurities take hold or will she find the confidence to make her dreams come true? Promo
  • HBO The Nevers – Sunday, May 2, 9:00PM Show More
    “Undertaking”
    While Mundi (Ben Chaplin) seeks justice, Amalia (Laura Donnelly) and her most trusted advisors make a list of potential enemies. Harriet (Kiran Sonia Sawar), Primrose (Anna Devlin), and the other Orphans attempt to decipher a message. Later, Amalia (Donnelly) exposes an unexpected threat. Promo
  • HBO Mare Of Easttown – Sunday, May 2, 9:00PM Show More
    “Enter Number Two”
    As Mare (Kate Winslet) and Colin (Evan Peters) parse new physical evidence, phone records lead to an unlikely suspect. After lashing out at Helen (Jean Smart) about a possible custody fight over Drew (Izzy King), Mare receives some unprompted advice from Richard (Guy Pearce) on how to move forward with Carrie (Sosie Bacon). Later, Kenny (Patrick Murney) and Mare face the consequences of their misguided attempts to protect their families. Promo
  • Lifetime HOW I MET YOUR MURDERER – Sunday, May 2, 8:00PM Show More
    Mack Meyer has built a large fanbase discussing true crime on her wildly successful podcast “How I Met Your Murderer.” However she finds herself the center of the story after learning her husband, Henry, was involved in the death of his high school sweetheart, Lily. With the help of her new neighbor, Oliver, Mack links Lily’s death to other murders in the area and fears she may be living with a serial killer. Stars Rachele Schank, Chris Zylka, Billy Armstrong (2021). Promo
  • Lifetime MEMORIES OF A MURDER – Saturday, May 8, 8:00PM Show More
    Gail, a young woman running a “murderabilia” shop, is taunted by an anonymous killer, who leaves trophies from unsolved murders at her doorstep. As her investigation gets closer to the truth, the personal stakes become much higher. Stars Isabella Pisacane, Jamie Donnelly, Abby Awe, Rosa Gilmore, Craig Walker (2021). Promo
  • LMN DECEIVED BY MY MOTHER-IN-LAW – Friday, May 7, 8:00PM Show More
    With the help of her therapist, Denise, Kristin is recovering from an awful attack by a stalker. After meeting and marrying James, life seems to be going great until her mother-in-law, Maggie moves in unexpectedly. Friction turns to fighting as Kristin tries to keep it all together until she discovers her new family has ulterior motives. Stars Allison McAtee, Dey Young, Jackée Harry, Rib Hillis, Michael Paré, Katie Kelly. (2021). Promo
  • NBC “ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST””ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY DOUBLE DATE” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/02/2021 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Sunday) : Zoey attempts to throw all her energy into her relationship, but things get complicated when a double date doesn’t go as planned. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “GOOD GIRLS””CAROLYN WITH A Y” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/02/2021 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Sunday) : Ruby and Annie get frustrated with Beth. Things change when Rio asks Beth to recruit a new team member. Stan is wary of involving Beth in new business. Annie is convinced to pull Ben from private school. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “DEBRIS””I AM ICARUS” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/03/2021 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : The mystery deepens as Bryan and Finola attempt to right what has gone wrong, and prevent the fabric of reality from unwinding. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “YOUNG ROCK””ELECTION DAY” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/04/2021 (08:00PM – 08:30PM) (Tuesday) : As election day 2032 approaches, Dwayne Johnson reflects on the ups and downs his family endured during his childhood in Hawaii, Pennsylvania and Miami, and how the unpredictability of his family’s story prepared him for this moment. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “NEW AMSTERDAM””RADICAL” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/04/2021 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : Max reckons with New Amsterdam’s past. Bloom and Reynolds treat a patient in an unconventional relationship. Sharpe decides to take a stricter approach to parenting her frustrated teenage niece. Iggy tries to connect with a patient desperate to have gastric bypass surgery. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “CHICAGO MED””WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/05/2021 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : An auto accident sends Goodwin into a spiral as she tries to help a young boy and his mother. Natalie’s secretive behavior begins to draw the attention of Dr. Marcel and Dr. Halstead. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “CHICAGO FIRE””DON’T HANG UP” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/05/2021 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : A mysterious caller who is in danger relies on Kidd to help save her and her brother. The firehouse helps Cruz get ready for fatherhood. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “CHICAGO PD””TROUBLE DOLLS” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/05/2021 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : The shocking murder of a young pregnant woman leads the team on a desperate hunt for the killer, revealing something even darker than expected. Burgess has to make a tough decision about Makayla. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “MANIFEST””PRECIOUS CARGO” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/06/2021 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Thursday) : Mick questions Ben’s developing relationship with Eureka. A new adversarial group suspicious of Ben takes drastic measures to gain answers. Saanvi proves her worth through a scientific breakthrough. Angelina reaches a breaking point. TV-PG Promo
  • NBC “MANIFEST””DESTINATION UNKNOWN” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/06/2021 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Thursday) : As Mick and Ben join forces to aid a desperate Flight 828 passenger, Saanvi grapples with a discovery at Eureka, and the burden of secrecy that comes with it. Grace and Angelina’s bond deepens. A maturing Cal enlists Zeke’s help in a personal matter. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “THE BLACKLIST””NICHOLAS OBENRADER” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/07/2021 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Friday) : Liz and the Task Force track new leads in their investigation of N-13, while Red takes steps to infiltrate Townsend’s criminal organization. TV-14 Promo
  • NBC “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” “ELON MUSK / MILEY CYRUS” REPEAT Show More
    05/08/2020 (11:29PM) (Saturday) : Elon Musk / Miley Cyrus  Promo
  • Netflix JUPITER’S LEGACY – Friday, May 7 Show More
    The first generation of superheroes have kept the world safe for nearly a century. Now their children must live up to their legacy. Promo
    Encaged in a gold-clad life of secrets and lies, two women in a conglomerate family seek to topple all that stands in their way of finding true joy. Promo
  • PBS Atlantic Crossing On Masterpiece – Sunday, May 2, 9:00PM Show More
    Empty Promises
    Martha uses dinner-table tactics to help Norway. The first lady gives Martha unusual lessons in public speaking. The president gets on dangerous ground with Martha. Promo
  • Peacock GIRLS5EVA – Thursday, May 6 Show More
    Peacock Original comedy GIRLS5EVA will premiere Thursday, May 6. All eight episodes will drop at once on Peacock. When a one-hit-wonder girl group from the 90’s gets sampled by a young rapper, its members reunite to give their pop star dreams one more shot. They may be grown women balancing spouses, kids, jobs, debt, aging parents, and shoulder pain, but can’t they also be Girls5eva? Promo
  • Showtime City On A Hill – Sunday, May 2, 10:00PM Show More
    Don’t Go Sayin Last Words
    Kelvin struggles to lead the Braxton Boys. Jackie homes in on Grace. Decourcy finds himself at a disconnect with Siobhan, as he seeks vengeance while she focuses on recovery. Cathy pays a visit to old friends. Promo
  • Starz The Girlfriend Experience – Sunday, May 2, 8:00PM Show More
    Mirrors & Everyone’s Got a Price
    Set in the London tech scene, Iris, a neuroscience major, begins to explore the transactional world of The Girlfriend Experience and quickly learns that client sessions provide her with a compelling edge in the tech world. Promo
  • Starz The Gloaming – Sunday, May 2, 9:00PM Show More
    The Mark of the Witch
    Blood samples found on Clunes’s car reveal a familial link to Dorothy. Alex brings Lewis to Grace’s house to show him the bones he discovered and learns that Lewis knows more than he’s letting on. 
  • Syfy VAN HELSING – Friday, May 7, 10:00PM Show More
    State of the Union
    Axel and Julius awaken in the Sunshine Unit where a familiar face reveals the truth of their injuries. At Fort Collins, Violet and Ivory must convince their captors that they are not traitors. Promo
  • TBS American Dad – Monday, May 3, 10:00 p.m. ET/PT Show More
    “Stan Moves to Chicago”
    Stan moves to Chicago to become a comic while Steve and Hayley host Roger for a nice night in. 
  • TBS Chad – Tuesday, May 4, 10:30p.m. Show More
    Whiskey Slaps
    When Chad discovers his little sister Niki is far more mature than him, he’s faced with either growing up or falling further behind. 
  • UPtv JUST FOR THE SUMMER – Sunday, May 2, 7:00PM Show More
    English teacher Penelope Campbell loves her annual summer vacations visiting her Grandma Dot, despite Dot’s constant attempts to set her up with every single man in town. This year, she bumps into Jason Humphrey, none other than her childhood sweetheart, who is still as handsome and charming as ever. It’s a little awkward at first but the conversation soon turns to Jason’s own Grandma Sophie, who keeps doing the same to him! In order to evade the efforts of their matchmaking grandmothers, they make a pact pretending to date each other, but will the old sparks return? Promo
  • USA Network Queen Of The South – Wednesday, May 5, 10:00PM Show More
    Mas Dinero Mas Problemas
    Teresa travels to Germany after Oksana is cheated in a drug deal. Promo

 

NON-FICTION

  • ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos: 3119 (5/2) Show More
    “3119” – Catch birthday bloopers, fishing follies, the whipped cream challenge and funny pranks on a new episode of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” SUNDAY, MAY 2 (7:00–8:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG)
    “416 (Disney Night)” – “American Idol” gets closer to crowning its winner on the all-new, magical Disney Night episode airing live coast to coast on SUNDAY, MAY 2 (5:00-7:00 p.m. PDT/6:00-8:00 p.m. MDT/8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) To kick off the night, the results of the Comeback show will be announced. Then, after the top nine travel to Walt Disney World for a one-on-one session with a celebrity mentor and inspiration from the Most Magical Place on Earth, the season’s top 10 contestants, including the Comeback winner, will perform a song from the renowned Disney songbook in hopes of securing America’s real-time vote. The top seven finalists will be revealed at the end of the episode.
  • ABC Pooch Perfect: A Doggy Walk Down Memory Lane (5/4) Show More
    “A Doggy Walk Down Memory Lane” – The quarterfinals are here on an all-new episode of “Pooch Perfect” airing TUESDAY, MAY 4 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. It’s the most A-List Immunity Puppertunity yet as dogs turn into stars in the Celebrity Dog-pelgangers challenge. Then, the teams compete for a spot in the semifinals during the doggy decades Ultimutt Challenge where groomers must travel back in time and style their dog based on their favorite historical decade.
    “1223” – An athlete from Houston, Texas, takes his shot at a deal with the Sharks after introducing his portable basketball shooting machine. An entrepreneur from Los Angeles hopes she hasn’t bitten off more than she can chew with her no-bake and nutritious snacks. Two entrepreneurs from Elmore and Chagrin Falls, Ohio, respectively, share how to keep their sneakers clean with their instant cleaner, while a pair of entrepreneurs from Boulder, Colorado, think they have a good idea brewing with their all-in-one beer making device on “Shark Tank,” FRIDAY, MAY 7 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L)
    In a “Shark Tank” update, season 11 entrepreneurs Rob Neuner and Mike Grice update us on how Boost, their portable oxygen canister company based in Milford, Connecticut, has grown its business while giving back to the community with some help from investor Kevin O’Leary.
    The Sharks in this episode are Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran and guest Shark Alex Rodriguez.
    Airing Friday, May 07, 2021 (9:01 PM-11:00 PM EST) on ABC. TBA
  • ABC/CBS/Fox VAX LIVE: The Concert To Reunite the World (5/8) Show More
    GLOBAL CITIZEN ANNOUNCES ‘VAX LIVE: THE CONCERT TO REUNITE THE WORLD’ HOSTED BY SELENA GOMEZ
    Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia Global Broadcast Special and Vaccination Drive to Spotlight 27 Million Heroic Health Workers Worldwide, Inspiring Action for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Everyone, Everywhere
    Hosted by Selena Gomez, Performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and H.E.R. to Air Saturday, May 8
    With Support From the World Health Organization, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy and G20 Chair Mario Draghi, and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, and the State of California, VAX LIVE Executive Produced by the Ad Council, YouTube Originals, iHeartMedia, Teneo and Live Nation to Launch International Appeal for the World’s Poorest Countries to Be Granted Lifesaving Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Tests and Treatments in 2021
    International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World,” a global broadcast and streaming special that aims to inspire vaccine confidence worldwide and help get the COVID-19 vaccines to everyone, everywhere. During the special, Global Citizen will call on philanthropists and corporations to donate enough “dollars-for-doses” to vaccinate more than 27 million heroic health workers that are serving on the global frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic every day. The special will also encourage global development advocates and changemakers to call on world leaders to prioritize the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines for everyone, everywhere.
    “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World” will be pre-taped at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Airing and live streaming on Saturday, May 8, on ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, YouTube, iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations and the iHeartRadio App, “VAX LIVE” will start at 8:00 p.m. EDT/7:00 p.m. CDT. The concert will also air on FOX at 11:00 p.m. EDT/PDT. With support from the World Health Organization (WHO), European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy and G20 Chair Mario Draghi, and Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, and the State of California, the special, hosted by multiplatinum recording artist, actress and producer Selena Gomez, will include a night of musical performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and H.E.R.
    As the exclusive global streaming partner, YouTube will stream an extended version of “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World” on the Global Citizen channel for a full run-time of 90 minutes, which will include additional performances and appearances by NCT 127 and YouTube creators Daniel El Travieso, Kati Morton, ShootforLove, Thembe Mahlaba and The Try Guys.
  • Bravo The Real Housewives of New York City – Tuesday, May 4, 9:00PM Show More
    Back in the Big Apple
    The New York ladies are back and bolder than ever! Ramona visits Luann’s new apartment, and learns she has a surprising new neighbor. Meanwhile, Leah is working on her conversion to Judaism, and invites her friend, Eboni, to join Ramona and Luann for a brunch at Sonja’s townhouse. Preview
  • Bravo The Real Housewives of New Jersey – Wednesday, May 5, 9:00PM Show More
    Teresa’s Mystery Man
    Teresa’s mystery man is revealed and Jackie’s apple picking birthday adventure turns into a chance to bash Dolores’ relationship. On the contrary, Joe Gorga gets some shocking health news.
  • CBS “60 MINUTES LISTING FOR SUNDAY, MAY 2” Show More
    Tonight, John Dickerson interviews ‘The Big Short’ author Michael Lewis about his new book on the pandemic. Preview
    Norah O’Donnell sits down with Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss how the Biden administration plans to deal with its biggest competitor: China. Preview
    Lesley Stahl reports on the global microchip shortage that is idling auto production, and speaks with Mark Liu, chairman of TSMC, the most advanced chip manufacturer in the world, in his first TV interview. Preview
  • CBS KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS – Wednesday, May 5 Show More
    TIFFANY HADDISH AND THE KIDS MAKE A SPECIAL VISIT TO THE ICONIC DAYTIME SHOW “THE PRICE IS RIGHT” TO PLAY FUN PRICING GAMES, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF “KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5
    “Wigging Out”/”The Kids Price is Always Right” – Tiffany Haddish finds kids “wigging” out when they realize one of her wigs on a shelf can communicate only with them. Plus, Tiffany and the kids make a special visit to the iconic CBS game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT where they take turns playing some fun pricing games with host Drew Carey, on the season premiere of KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS, Wednesday, May 5 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Emmy(R) and Grammy(R)
    Award-winning actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish hosts.
    Airing 5/8/21 (Sa.)(10:00 PM) on the CBS Television Network.
  • E! Keeping Up With The Kardashians – Thursday, May 6, 8:00PM Show More
    The End of an Era
    The family makes a big decision about the future of the show and reflects on how Keeping Up will truly be an end of an era. Kris goes on a girls’ trip to decompress from the decision.
  • FOX THE MASKED SINGER – Wednesday, May 5 Show More
    “THE MASKED SINGER” – (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    THE SPICY SIX MAKE THE STAGE SIZZLE ON AN ALL-NEW “THE MASKED SINGER” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, ON FOX
    Chrissy Metz (“This Is Us”) Joins The Panelists’ Desk
    The competition is heating up, as the Final Six sing for the golden mask trophy. Special guest panelist Chrissy Metz (“This is Us”) brings her vocal expertise to the show for the first time ever. The Season Five contestants boast a combined 26 Grammy Award nominations, nine multi-Platinum singles, four Academy Award nominations, three Super Bowl appearances, six gold medals and two world records! One singer will be unmasked in the all-new “The Spicy 6 – The Competition Heats Up!” episode of THE MASKED SINGER airing Wednesday, May 5 (8:00-9:02 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MS-510) (TV-PG D, L)
  • FOX GAME OF TALENTS – Wednesday, May 5 Show More
    “GAME OF TALENTS” – (9:02-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    CONTESTANTS DEANN & ERIN AND JOSH & RENEE FACE THE MYSTERY PEFORMERS ON AN ALL-NEW “GAME OF TALENTS,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, ON FOX
    Taking the awe, wonder and spectacle of a large-scale variety show and infusing it with a clue-centered, high-intensity investigative game, GAME OF TALENTS is a new hybrid series like you’ve never seen. Two new teams of contestants are put to the test as they attempt to figure out the surprising, mesmerizing – and sometimes bizarre – hidden talents of the mystery performers. Find out which team is up for the challenge as they try and guess their way to $200,000 in the all-new “Fire Twirling, Cube Juggling and a Wild Alligator” episode of GAME OF TALENTS airing Wednesday, May 5 (9:02-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GTA-106) (TV-PG D)
  • FOX LET’S BE REAL – Thursday, May 6 Show More
    “LET’S BE REAL” – (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
    ALL-NEW PUPPETS ARE INTRODUCED ON AN ALL-NEW “LET’S BE REAL” THURSDAY, MAY 6, ON FOX
    All-new puppets from the worlds of entertainment and politics are introduced, as the satirical comedy series continues to cover politics and pop culture in 2021. Executive-produced by Robert Smigel (“Triumph The Insult Comic Dog”), don’t miss topical sketches, celebrity cameos and remote pieces in the all-new “Episode 102” episode of LET’S BE REAL airing Thursday, May 6 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (LBR-102) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)
  • FOX WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN – Friday, May 7 Show More
    WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN – (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
    FOX SPORTS PRESENTS “WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN” FRIDAY, MAY 7, ON FOX
    A unique combination of edge-of-your-seat action, unpredictable drama and world-class athleticism, FOX Sports presents WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN airing Friday, May 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (WWE-2319) (TV-PG D, L, S, V)
  • FOX MLS: LA GALAXY VS. LAFC – Saturday, May 8 Show More
    **FOX SPORTS SPECIAL**–“MLS: LA GALAXY VS. LAFC” – (7:30 PM-CC ET live/4:30 PM-CC PT live) CC- HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
    FOX SPORTS PRESENTS PRIMETIME MLS MATCHUP “MLS: LA GALAXY VS. LAFC” SATURDAY, MAY 8, ON FOX
    FOX Sports continues its coverage of MLS with the highly anticipated El Tráfico matchup between the LA Galaxy and LAFC. MLS: LA GALAXY VS. LAFC airs Saturday, May 8 (7:30 PM-CC ET live/4:30 PM-CC PT live) on FOX. (FSP-2153) (n/a)
  • FOX VAX LIVE: THE CONCERT TO REUNITE THE WORLD airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia – Saturday, May 8 Show More
    **GLOBAL CITIZEN SPECIAL**–“VAX LIVE: THE CONCERT TO REUNITE THE WORLD” – (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
    GLOBAL CITIZEN PRESENTS “VAX LIVE: THE CONCERT TO REUNITE THE WORLD” SATURDAY, MAY 8, ON FOX
    Hosted By Selena Gomez
    International advocacy organization Global Citizen presents “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World,” a global broadcast and streaming special that aims to inspire vaccine confidence worldwide and help get the COVID-19 vaccines to everyone, everywhere. During the special, Global Citizen, will call on philanthropists and corporations to donate enough “dollars-for-doses” to vaccinate more than 27 million heroic health workers, that are serving on the global frontlines, in the world’s poorest countries every day. The special will also encourage global development advocates and changemakers to call on world leaders to prioritize the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Don’t miss VAX LIVE: THE CONCERT TO REUNITE THE WORLD airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia on Saturday, May 8 (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) on FOX. (SP-2117) (n/a)
  • HBO REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER – Friday, May 7, 10:00PM Show More
    Episode 564 – TBA
  • NBC “ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES””WIFE OF THE PARTY” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/02/2021 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Sunday) : Contestants play “Blindfolded Musical Chairs,” “Danger Word,” new game “Name Dropper” and “You Bet Your Wife.” The winner of each of the first four rounds moves on to “Know or Go” and that winner advances to “Hotter Hands” for a chance to win a cash prize. Stephen “tWitch” Boss serves as announcer. TV-PG
  • NBC “THE VOICE””THE ROAD TO LIVES – 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/03/2021 (08:00PM – 10:01PM) (Monday) : “The Voice” takes a look back at the journeys of this season’s remaining artists chronicling their time from the Blind Auditions to the Live Playoffs. The special also features best moments from the series so far as the coaches reflect on the past 10 years. Also includes never-before-seen footage and this season’s coach performance. Carson Daly hosts. TV-PG
  • NBC “DATELINE””FR3033” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/07/2021 (09:00PM – 11:00PM) (Friday) : TBA
  • NBC “DATELINE SATURDAY NIGHT MYSTERY””SA3034” ORIGINAL Show More
    05/08/2021 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Saturday) : TBA
  • TBS FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE – Wednesday, Wednesday, May 5 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT Show More
    Samantha Bee, who like most of the country is still working from home, is broadcasting new episodes from her backyard! Executive Producer Jason Jones, Bee’s husband and quarantine roommate, will film the episode from a socially distant six feet away – and even further away if it’s a better angle for Bee.
  • USA Network WWE RAW – Monday, May 3, 8:00PM Show More
    5/3/21 – TBA
  • USA Network Miz & Mrs – Monday, May 3, 11:00PM Show More
    Mizaninversary
    Mike hustles to match Maryse’s epic anniversary present, while Marjo learns the value of a dollar.
  • USA Network WWE NXT – Tuesday, May 4, 8:00PM Show More
    05-04-2021 – TBA

 

RERUNS

  • ABC The Wonderful World of Disney: Incredibles 2 (5/3)(Rebroadcast) Show More
    ‘The Wonderful World of Disney’ Film Series Returns to ABC With Five Beloved Family Films Airing Monday Nights Beginning May 3 at 8/7c
    Disney and Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’ and Academy Award®-Nominated Disney and Pixar’s ‘Incredibles 2’ to Make World Broadcast Debuts
    ABC is bringing more Disney magical moments into homes with the return of “The Wonderful World of Disney” film series on Monday nights beginning May 3. Throughout the entire month, ABC will air iconic titles currently available to stream on Disney+, beginning with the broadcast debuts of both Disney and Pixar’s “Finding Dory” and Academy Award®-nominated Disney and Pixar’s “Incredibles 2,” followed by Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Tangled” and “The Princess and the Frog,” and Academy Award-winning Disney and Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.”
    Presenting these iconic films on ABC is one of many ways The Walt Disney Company is bringing the magic of Disney into homes right now. At DisneyMagicMoments.com, fans and families can find more entertaining stories, videos and activities from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel and National Geographic that inspire imagination and discovery.
    The schedule is as follows:
    “The Wonderful World of Disney: Incredibles 2” – Monday, May 3 (8:00-10:30 p.m. EDT)
    Helen (Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet, Dash and baby Jack-Jack – whose superpowers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone (Samuel L. Jackson) by their side. That’s what makes this family so Incredible. Promo
  • ABC Home Economics: Bounce House Rental, $250 (5/3) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/21/21) Show More
    “Bounce House Rental, $250” – Connor invites all the cousins over for an epic sleepover to cheer up his daughter, Gretchen. Meanwhile, Tom is determined to prove he can be a fun uncle too on “Home Economics,” MONDAY, MAY 3 (10:30-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/21/21)
    Guest starring is Lidia Porto as Lupe.
    “Bounce House Rental, $250” was written by Tucker Cawley and directed by Gail Mancuso. 
  • ABC black-ish: Things Done Changed (5/4)(Rebroadcast. OAD: 3/2/20) Show More
    “Things Done Changed” – In trying to prove to Diane that hip-hop isn’t dead, Dre realizes he may be more out of touch with current trends and his clients than he thought. Meanwhile, Jack thinks that he has somehow become Bow’s best friend now that Junior is too busy with his new girlfriend on “black-ish,” TUESDAY, MAY 4 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 3/2/20)
    “Things Done Changed” was written by Isaiah Lester and directed by Kevin Bray. Promo
  • ABC mixed-ish: Livin’ on a Prayer (5/4)(Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/16/21) Show More
    “Livin’ on a Prayer” – Bow takes an interest in going to church with her friends, much to her parents’ dismay. Meanwhile, Santi and Jonah try to prepare for hell on “mixed-ish,” TUESDAY, MAY 4 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/16/21)
    Guest starring Richard Wharton as Shaman Dave Sr., Trinitee Stokes as Tamika, Isabel Meyers as Rebecca, Paulet Del Castillo as Micaela.
    “Livin’ on a Prayer” was written by Spencer Taylor and directed by Anton Cropper. Promo
  • ABC The Conners: Who Are Bosses, Boats and Eckhart Tolle (5/5)(Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/3/21)
    Show More
    “Who Are Bosses, Boats and Eckhart Tolle” – Chuck’s new purchase of a boat creates a rift between Dan and his longtime friend. Meanwhile, Darlene hires her first assistant at Wellman’s Plastics but soon realizes she is anything but helpful, leading Darlene to question her decision. Elsewhere, Jackie is laser-focused on her dream of being a contestant on “JEOPARDY!” and believes the late, great Alex Trebek wants her to go all the way on “The Conners,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/3/21)
    Guest starring is James Pickens Jr. as Chuck, Alexandra Billings as Robin and Emily Pendergast as Assistant Lisa.
    “Who Are Bosses, Boats and Eckhart Tolle” was written by Eric Montolfo-Bura and directed by Lynda Tarryk. Promo
  • ABC The Conners: Panic Attacks, Hardware Store and Big Mouth Billy Bass (5/5) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/24/21) Show More
    “Panic Attacks, Hardware Store and Big Mouth Billy Bass” – Darlene starts to feel the pressures of her new job which result in a health scare. Meanwhile, Dan attempts to help Ben out at the hardware store but the two don’t always see eye to eye on running the business on “The Conners,” airing WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) Episodes can also be viewed on demand and on Hulu. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/24/21)
    Guest starring is Katey Sagal as Louise, Alexandra Billings as Robin and Fred Savage as Dr. Harding.
    “Panic Attacks, Hardware Store and Big Mouth Billy Bass” was written by Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan and Bruce Rasmussen, and directed by Jude Weng. 
    “416 (Disney Night)” – “American Idol” gets closer to crowning its winner on the magical Disney Night episode on SATURDAY, MAY 8 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (TV-PG, L) The results of the Comeback show kick off the night. Then, after the top nine travel to Walt Disney World for a one-on-one session with a celebrity mentor and inspiration from the Most Magical Place on Earth, the season’s top 10 contestants, including the Comeback winner, perform a song from the renowned Disney songbook, with the top seven finalists revealed at the end of the episode.
    THE TEAM MUST DISCOVER WHO TOOK MAC AND RILEY AFTER THEY GO MISSING AND WAKE UP 24 HOURS LATER WITH NO MEMORY OF WHERE THEY’VE BEEN, ON THE SERIES FINALE REBROADCAST OF “MACGYVER,” ON FRIDAY, MAY 7
    “Abduction + Memory + Time + Fireworks + Dispersal” – When Mac and Riley go missing and wake up 24 hours later in a corn field with no memory of how they got there, they must unravel the mystery to find who took them, and how to get rid of the nanotrackers in their bodies, no matter the cost, on the rebroadcast of the series finale of MACGYVER, Friday, May 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
    WRITTEN BY: Monica Macer, Alessia Costantini, Andrew Klein, & Stephanie Hicks
    DIRECTED BY: David Straiton Promo
    Airing Saturday, May 5 (9:00 PM) on the CBS Television Network – TBA
    “Alex in Wonderland” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
    ALEX TAKES ON A NEW ROLE – Alex (Chyler Leigh) uses a pair of Obsidian contact lenses to visit a virtual National City where she takes on a whole new persona. Meanwhile, Kelly (Azie Tesfai) helps William (Staz Nair) investigate Lex. Kara (Melissa Benoist) deals with difficult news. Tawnia McKiernan directed the episode with story by Rob Wright and teleplay by Jess Kardos & Mariko Tamaki (#516). Original airdate 3/22/2020.  Promo
  • The CW All American – Monday, May 3 Show More
    “Testify” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, L) (HDTV)
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Review of “The Bad Seed”

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The Lamptons of "The Bad Seed" on Sundance Now

“The Bad Seed” on Sundance Now Review by Suzanne 5/1/21

This is a five-part drama from New Zealand. It aired in 2019 but is new to us here in the U.S.  A woman is murdered in an affluent suburb, Remuera (near Auckland). Most of the show centers on two brothers, Simon and Ford. Simon is a respected doctor with a family. Ford is his brother, who hasn’t amounted to much. Simon is having an affair with another woman who lives nearby, and the murdered woman was his patient. Also, Simon’s family has donated money to a politician who appears to be the next Prime Minister. He’s popular, but his wife is not.  The two brothers grew up in a horrid family and have worked to overcome their pasts.  Now that’s threatened by this murder investigation.

Like most of these types of dramas, everyone has a big secret. First they tell us, little by little, about the characters and the secrets, and then it will show us the investigation. I hope it won’t be too disappointing. It’s off to a good start, judging just from the first episode. I definitely want to see what happens next.

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There are deep-rooted secrets in every family. Based on a series of books by award-winning New Zealand author, Charlotte Grimshaw, The Bad Seed tells the story of two brothers who have raised themselves from the desperate days of their early childhood, only to have their newly ordered lives begin to fall apart when one becomes a suspect in a murder and the police investigation draws the household into a hurricane of scandal. All five episodes of The Bad Seed will be available to binge on Thursday, April 29 via Sundance Now and the AMC+ streaming bundle.

Simon Lampton (Matt Minto, Shortland Street, The Blue Rose), a respected obstetrician, has a lovely home in Herne Bay with two daughters and a beautiful wife, Karen (Jodie Hillock, The Inland Road): a well-organized mother and pillar of their community. Older brother Ford Dean O’Gorman, The Hobbit, Trumbo), once estranged and still rough around the edges, is staying in the spare room and appears to be the only outward disruption to Simon’s controlled life. But Simon has a secret– he’s having an affair with a beautiful young woman from one of Auckland’s seediest suburbs. When Julia Stevens, the Lamptons’ neighbor, is murdered in her own home, Detective Marie Da Silva (Madeleine Sami, Super City) starts focusing on the Lampton household, and Simon’s attempt to cover up his affair begins to unravel his carefully constructed life.

To add pressure, Roza Hallwright (Chelsie Preston Crayford, Underbelly), the wife of the soon-to-be next Prime Minister (Xavier Horan, West Side), has decided to make the Lamptons her best friends, ostensibly because Simon has contributed funds to her husband’s campaign, but she too has a secret that involves the Lamptons. As Detective Da Silva digs further, Simon’s world starts to crumble. But it’s going to take more than spadework to uncover that this fall from grace is no accident, rather a careful unpicking by someone Simon thinks he can trust.

The Bad Seed was produced by South Pacific Pictures for TVNZ 1, New Zealand. The series won for Best Script: Drama at the 2019 NZ TV Craft Awards.

Episode Synopses

Episode 1 – Simon Lampton is a successful obstetrician who looks like he has the ideal life, but everything begins to unravel when neighbor and former patient, Julia Stevens, is brutally murdered and Simon’s dysfunctional childhood comes back to haunt him.

Written by Sarah-Kate Lynch and Joss King. Directed by Helena Brooks.

Episode 2 –Simon begins to lose it emotionally as police pressure intensifies and his personal life crumbles. Ford helps and hinders his brother and Roza courts the Lampton family before dropping a

bombshell on Simon.

Written by Sarah-Kate Lynch, Joss King and Michael Beran. Directed by Mike Smith.

Episode 3 – Roza finally confesses her secret to David. Karen’s had enough of Simon’s lying and kicks him

out. Ford and Simon are forced to confront their violent father.

Written by Sarah-Kate Lynch, Joss King and Michael Beran. Directed by Caroline Bell-Booth.

Episode 4 -Karen and Roza declare war. Roza has an emotional breakdown and overdoses. Simon is

suspected of the murder of an investigative journalist and Ford manipulates Simon’s misfortune.

Written by Sarah-Kate Lynch, Joss King and Michael Beran. Directed by Caroline Bell-Booth.

Episode 5- Simon has a realization about the murder but can’t convince the cops. Roza has a double

celebration on Election Day.

Written by Sarah-Kate Lynch and Joss King. Directed by Mike Smith.

About Sundance Now:

AMC Networks’ streaming service Sundance Now is for culture craving TV watchers looking for their next series to obsess over and offers a rich selection of original and exclusive series from engrossing true crime to heart-stopping dramas and fiercely intelligent thrillers from around the world, all streaming commercial-free. Exclusive new programs are added every week. Sundance Now has exclusively premiered several distinctive, critically acclaimed Sundance Now Original Series, including supernatural thriller A Discovery of Witches; glamorous thriller Riviera starring Julia Stiles; critically acclaimed French spy thriller crime drama The Bureau; and Swedish period drama The Restaurant, as well as Sundance Now Exclusives, such as British true crime thriller Des starring David Tennant; Australian drama Upright starring Tim Minchin; and Australian psychological thrilled The Secrets She Keeps; and riveting true crime series The Suspect, The Dakota Entrapment Tapes, No One Saw A Thing, and Killing for Love.

Facebook: @SundanceNow – Twitter: @sundance_now  – Instagram: @sundancenow

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Interview with Jesse Soffer and Jason Beghe

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Jesse Soffer and Jason Beghe of “Chicago PD” on NBC

Interview with Jesse Soffer and Jason Beghe of “Chicago PD” on NBC by Suzanne 3/23/21

These two are the stars of their show, but they’re humble. It was a pleasure to speak with them and listen to them answer all of the questions.

Here’s the video version of it.

Transcript will be up soon!

Interview Transcribed by Jamie of http://www.scifivision.com

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Det. Jay Halstead, “Chicago P.D.”

CHICAGO P.D. -- Season: 5 -- Pictured: Jesse Lee Soffer as Jay Halstead -- (Photo by: James Dimmock/NBC)

Jesse Lee Soffer stars as brash young police detective Jay Halstead in the hit NBC drama “Chicago P.D.”

Born in Ossining, N.Y., Soffer’s acting career began at age 6 when he landed a Kix cereal commercial. He made his feature-film debut two years later opposite John Goodman and Cathy Moriarty in “Matinee.” Soon thereafter, he was cast as Susan Sarandon and Sam Shepard’s son in the family drama “Safe Passage” and as Bobby in both “The Brady Bunch Movie” and “A Very Brady Sequel.”

Continuing to work with some of the biggest names in the industry, Soffer starred as a runaway-turned-sleuth in the television movie “From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler,” opposite Lauren Bacall, and then worked with director Richard Shepard in AMC’s longform presentation of “The Royale.”

In 1998, Soffer was cast as a series regular in the ABC comedy “Two of a Kind,” starring Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. When it ended, he returned to the East Coast and took a role on the CBS daytime serial “Guiding Light.”

After four months on the show, Soffer decided to focus on his studies and put himself through the Gunnery Boarding School in Connecticut. Upon graduation, Soffer realized that he still yearned to act and quickly landed a major contract role on the CBS daytime drama “As the World Turns.” His portrayal of troubled youth Will Munson earned him three consecutive Daytime Emmy nominations for outstanding younger actor in a drama series in 2006-08, as well as a Soap Opera Digest Award nomination for outstanding younger lead actor.

Soffer made his return to the big screen in Davis Guggenheim’s independent film “Gracie,” playing the son of Elizabeth Shue and Dermot Mulroney, and also appeared in the film “In Time.” In primetime television, Soffer had a co-starring role in the Fox series “The Mob Doctor” and had guest roles in series including “CSI: Miami,” “The Mentalist” and “Rizzoli & Isles.”

Jason Beghe

Sgt. Hank Voight, “Chicago P.D.”

CHICAGO P.D. -- Season: 5 -- Pictured: Jason Beghe as Hank Voight -- (Photo by: James Dimmock/NBC)

Jason Beghe stars as Sgt. Hank Voight, leader of the Chicago P.D. Intelligence Unit in the NBC drama “Chicago P.D.”

Beghe was born and raised in New York City, where he attended the prestigious Collegiate School.

Beghe portrayed a quadriplegic in the George A. Romero film “Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear.” He later appeared as a police officer in the film “Thelma & Louise” and played Demi Moore’s love interest in “G.I. Jane.” Other feature-film credits include “X-Men: First Class,” “The Next Three Days,” “One Missed Call” and “Atlas Shrugged: Part II.”

On television, Beghe’s recurring roles include “Chicago Fire,” “Law & Order: SVU” and “Californication.” He has guest-starred on countless series, including “Last Resort,” “Castle,” “NCIS,” “CSI: New York,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Finder,” “Prime Suspect,” “Law & Order: Los Angeles,” “Picket Fences,” “Chicago Hope,” “American Dreams” and “Cane.”

Beghe lives in Los Angeles.

From multiple Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf and the team behind the hit series “Chicago Fire,” ‘Chicago P.D.” is a riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department’s elite Intelligence Unit, combatting the city’s most heinous offenses – organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond.

At the center of “Chicago P.D.” is Det. Sgt. Hank Voight (Jason Beghe), who is at ground zero against the war on crime in Chicago.  He will do anything to bring criminals to justice.

Hand-picked as the head of the unit is Voight, who has assembled a team of diverse detectives who share his passion and commitment to keep the city safe. They include Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer), a brash young detective who previously saw active military duty in Afghanistan; Officer Kim Burgess (Marina Squerciati), who has proven herself valuable to the team after being brought up from patrol on several past cases; Officer Adam Ruzek (Patrick John Flueger), a quick-witted cadet plucked from the police academy; Officer Kevin Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins), a charismatic patrolman who was brought upstairs; and Det. Hailey Upton (Tracy Spiridakos), the newest member of the team with killer instincts, humor and smarts. After going head to head with Voight, the two find a mutual respect for one another and see the value in working together.

Desk Sgt. Trudy Platt (Amy Morton) runs a tight precinct with tough love, although she lets her softer more vulnerable side shine through from time to time.

In addition to Wolf, executive producers include Rick Eid, Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney, Derek Haas and Eriq La Salle.

“Chicago P.D.” is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Wolf Entertainment.

Please visit the official show site at: https://www.nbc.com/chicago-pd.

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Interview with Alice Braga

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Alice Braga of “Queen of the South” on USA Network

Interview with Alice Braga of “Queen of the South” on USA Network by Suzanne 3/23/21

It was great to speak with Ms. Braga. She was very chatty and kind.  I hope you enjoy this interview as much as I did.

Here’s the video version of it.

Transcript will be up soon!

Interview Transcribed by Jamie of http://www.scifivision.com

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Teresa Mendoza, “Queen of the South”

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH -- Season:2 -- Pictured: Alice Braga as Queen -- (Photo by: Dennis Leupold/USA Network)
In her television debut, Alice Braga (“City of God”) stars as Teresa Mendoza in USA Network’s newest drama, “Queen of the South.”  This adaptation of Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s best-selling novel, La Reina Del Sur, follows Teresa’s journey as she learns the tools of the trade and positions herself as the leader of the very drug cartel that had her on the run.

The Brazilian born actress received critical and international recognition for her stirring performance in “City of God,” which helped catapult the film to multiple Golden Globe® and Oscar® nominations.  A multiple-award winning actress, Braga received best actress awards at Miami International Film Festival, International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro and Verona Love Screens Film Festival for he role in “Lower City”; at Brazilian Film Festival of Toronto for “The Milky Way;” at Paulinia Festival for “Blindness;” and at Punta del Este Film Festival for “Cabeça a Prêmio.”

Next, Braga will be seen in Kieran-Darcy Smith’s “By Way of Helena” co-starring opposite Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth.  She will also appear in Stuart Hazeldine’s “The Shack,” alongside Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer and Tim McGraw.  Braga was last seen in the Neill Blomkamp’s futuristic drama, “Elysium,” opposite Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley.   Additional recent film credits include Walter Salles’ “On the Road” alongside Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams and Garrett Hedlund and based on the book by Jack Kerouac; Mikael Hafstrom’s thriller “The Rite” opposite Anthony Hopkins; Miguel Sapochnik’s thriller “Repo Men” opposite Jude Law and Forest Whitaker; as well as Nimrod Antal’s science fiction film “Predators” opposite Adrien Brody.

In 2008, Braga had three films. “Blindness” in which she re-teamed with director Fernando Meirelles and starred opposite Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo; as well as David Mamet’s “Redbelt” which followed the life of a Jiu-jitsu master, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor and co-starring Emily Mortimer; and finally Wayne Kramer’s film “Crossing Over,” in an ensemble cast led by Sean Penn and Harrison Ford.  Prior to this, Braga starred in the blockbuster success film, “I Am Legend,” opposite Will Smith.

Other film credits include Heitor Dahlia’s “Drained” (O Cheiro do Ralo) opposite Selton Mello; Eric Eason’s “Journey to the End of the Night,” featuring Mos Def and Brendan Fraser; Carlos Bolado’s “Only God Knows” (Sólo Dios Sabe), opposite Diego Luna; as well as the riveting drama “Lower City” (Cidade Baixa) about the dangers of a love triangle.  For her performance, A.O. Scott of the New York Times hailed Braga as “one of the most forthrightly and powerfully sexual screen actresses in the world.”

Braga is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a woman who is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America, and her eventual rise to power over her own drug trafficking empire. The original drama series is based on the global best-selling novel “La Reina Del Sur,” by internationally acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. The literary page-turner also yielded a popular super series for USA’s sister network, Telemundo.
Facebook: /QueenOnUSA
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Interview with Ryan Eggold and Jocko Sims

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Ryan Eggold and Jocko Sims of “New Amsterdam” on NBC

Interview with Ryan Eggold and Jocko Sims of “New Amsterdam” on NBC by Suzanne 3/23/21

These guys were very nice and interesting to listen to. They’re clearly enthusiastic not only about their jobs but about life in general. They have a lot of compassion for what we’re all going through this past year. I hope you enjoy the video! The transcript should be up soon.

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Ryan Eggold and Jocko Sims of “New Amsterdam” on NBC

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Interview Transcribed by Jamie of http://www.scifivision.com

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Dr. Max Goodwin, “New Amsterdam”

NEW AMSTERDAM -- Season:3 -- Pictured: Ryan Eggold as Dr. Max Goodwin -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
Ryan Eggold stars as rebellious medical director Dr. Max Goodwin on the NBC hit drama “New Amsterdam.”

Eggold is also known to many for his role as Tom Keen on the NBC drama “The Blacklist.” His other television credits include the A&E miniseries “Sons of Liberty,” FX’s “Dirt” and HBO’s “Entourage.”

Eggold recently stepped behind the camera to write, direct, produce and compose the film “Literally Right Before Aaron,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was originally based on Eggold’s award-winning 2011 short of the same name. The film follows a young man who attends the wedding of his ex-girlfriend. Cobie Smulders, Justin Long, John Cho and Kristen Schaal star.

On the big screen, Eggold played a supporting role in Spike Lee’s award-winning “BlacKKKlansman.” He can next be seen in Eliza Hittman’s new drama “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” which screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Other film credits include So Yong Kim’s “Lovesong,” opposite Riley Keough and Jena Malone; Gabriele Muccino’s “Fathers and Daughters,” opposite Amanda Seyfried and Aaron Paul; Tyler Perry’s “The Single Moms Club;” Megan Griffiths’ “Lucky Them,” opposite Toni Collette and Thomas Hayden Church; “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,” with Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy; and Chris Lowell’s directorial debut “Beside Still Waters.”

On stage, Eggold starred in a revival of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons,” opposite Alec Baldwin and Laurie Metcalf, at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton, N.Y.

Born and raised in Southern California, Eggold is a graduate of USC’s theater program. When he’s not acting, he plays in his band as a musician and singer. He’s looking to turn his attention to writing and directing more content in the near future.

Jocko Sims

NEW AMSTERDAM -- Season:3 -- Pictured: Jocko Sims as Dr. Floyd Reynolds -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Dr. Floyd Reynolds, “New Amsterdam”

Jocko Sims stars as Dr. Floyd Reynolds on the NBC drama “New Amsterdam.”

Sims is an actor, writer and producer with roles in numerous film and television projects, including “Dreamgirls,” “Jarhead” and 2014’s summer box office hit “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”

Sims’ first series was a lead role opposite Dennis Hopper in the Starz original series “Crash.” For five seasons he starred as Lt. Carlton Burk in the TNT network hit “The Last Ship.” Sims portrayed Robert Franklin during Showtime’s second season of “Masters of Sex” and he has recurred and/or guest-starred on several television series, including “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Franklin & Bash,” “Castle,” “NCIS,” “Burn Notice,” “CSI,” “Bones” and Showtime’s “I’m Dying Up Here.”

As a writer and producer, Sims is currently developing a comedy movie with producers Jamie Neese and Jason Neese (“Umbrella Academy” and “Dear White People”) and has various TV series in development as well. His hobbies include producing music and managing music artists, and he loves cooking as demonstrated on “Home and Family” and “The Steve Harvey Show.”

Originally hailing from Texas, Sims graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in theater. He currently resides in New York.

Medical director Dr. Max Goodwin is committed to solving systemic health care issues at the hospital. Add in the grieving of his wife’s death, his responsibilities as a single father and his cancer still lingering in the rear-view mirror, everyone around Max must wonder how long he can sustain this impossible load. But “How can I help?” is not just Max’s catchphrase, it’s his reason for living. As long as he’s helping others, Max is able to find hope in the most hopeless of places.

While navigating their own personal journeys – Sharpe’s career shifts, Bloom’s reuniting with her mother, Reynolds’ departure, Frome’s struggle with body image and Kapoor’s upcoming grandchild – the doctors also strive to play out Max’s “How can I help?” mantra.

“New Amsterdam” is inspired by Dr. Eric Manheimer’s memoir “Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital” and his 15 years as medical director at the hospital.

The cast includes Ryan Eggold, Janet Montgomery, Freema Agyeman and Jocko Sims, with Tyler Labine and Anupam Kher.

David Schulner and Peter Horton executive produce along with Michael Slovis, David Foster, Aaron Ginsburg and Shaun Cassidy. “New Amsterdam” is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, Pico Creek Productions and Mount Moriah.

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Interview with Steven Weber and Brian Tee

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Steven Weber and Brian Tee of “Chicago Med” on NBC

Interview with Steven Weber and Brian Tee of “Chicago Med” on NBC by Suzanne 3/23/21

This was one of my favorite interviews from the past few months. I just love Steve Weber. He’s one of my favorite actors.  It was great fun to speak with both actors.

Here’s the video version of it.

Transcript will be up soon!

Interview Transcribed by Jamie of http://www.scifivision.com

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Dr. Ethan Choi, “Chicago Med”

CHICAGO MED -- Season 3 -- Pictured: Brian Tee as Dr. Ethan Choi -- (Photo by Nino Munoz/NBC)
Brian Tee stars as Dr. Ethan Choi, a former Navy flight surgeon and a tireless, yet impulsive doctor who brings his battlefield skills to the front lines of Chicago’s busiest ER, on the NBC drama “Chicago Med.”

Tee is best known around the world for his starring role as lead villain DK, the Drift King, in “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift,” directed by Justin Lin. On the big screen, Tee was a lead in the summer hit “The Wolverine,” starring Hugh Jackman and directed by James Mangold. He played Hamada, the head of park security, in the box office smash “Jurassic World” and starred in Michael Bay’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2” as iconic villain Shredder.

Tee romanced audiences opposite Anne Heche in the Hallmark movie “One Christmas Eve” and starred in the series “Mortal Kombat: Legacy 2” as Liu Kang. He was the lead in Lifetime’s “The Gabby Douglas Story,” playing inspirational coach Liang Chow, and also appeared in Justin Lin’s comedy “Finishing the Game.”

Tee gave a memorable performance as Jimmy Nakayama in the drama “We Were Soldiers,” opposite Mel Gibson. On the comedy side, he was featured in “Austin Powers: Goldmember,” alongside Mike Myers, and “Fun with Dick and Jane,” with Jim Carrey.

On the small screen, Tee was a series regular in Starz’s “Crash” and recurred on the hit NBC series “Grimm,” CBS’ “Hawaii 5-0” and ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy.” Tee has guest-starred on many series, including “Lucifer,” “Zoo,” “Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “The Lottery,” “Legends,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Burn Notice,” “The Good Guys,” “C.S.I.,” “Dark Blue,” “Bones,” “Lie to Me,” “Jericho,” “Entourage,” “The Unit,” “Wanted,” “Without a Trace,” “JAG,” “Family Law,” “The Pretender” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

Internationally, Tee starred in the Korean-American romantic indie feature “Wedding Palace” and was the lead villain in Korea’s action film “No Tears for the Dead.”

On the theater side, Tee earned strong reviews for his lead performance in “Snow Falling on Cedars” at the prestigious Hartford Stage.

Tee is a 2020 NAMIC Vision Award Winner, Best Performance-Drama for “Chicago Med.”

A Los Angeles native with a mixture of multiple Asian descents, Tee is proficient in both Japanese and Korean and holds a bachelor’s degree in dramatic arts from the University of California, Berkeley. His muse is his family, including wife Mirelly Taylor, and daughter Madelyn Skyler, who are his life’s love and inspiration.

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This Queens-born actor has certainly proven himself adept at everything from quirky comedy to flat-out melodrama earning TV stardom in the early 1990’s and maintaining a strong foothold on stage, film and TV in its aftermath.

Steven Robert Weber was born on March 4, 1961, to Fran (Frankel), a nightclub singer, and Stuart Weber, a nightclub performer, and Borscht Belt comic and manager. He was already appearing in television commercials by elementary school age. He later studied at the High School of the Performing Arts in New York and graduated from New York State University. The fair-haired, fair-skinned actor worked a series of menial jobs during his salad days as a struggling thespian (custodian, elevator operator, singing waiter) until earning his break on TV in a presentation of one of Mark Twain’s stories. Quickly making his film debut in the popular comedy The Flamingo Kid (1984), he nabbed a running role on the soap opera As the World Turns (1956) a year later. On the set he met first wife Finn Carter, another co-star on the daytime drama. Steven stayed put for a year then went on to gain recognition in more offbeat and/or prestigious productions on film and prime-time TV. He played a rock star in the thoroughly offbeat foreign-made film Angels (1990) and showed real command as John F. Kennedy in the epic miniseries The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990).

That same year TV stardom came his way with the sitcom Wings (1990). Co-starring with Tim Daly as Brian Hackett, the looser, goofier more aimless half of the brotherly team who co-owned a one-plane, Nantucket-based airline, the actors’ chemistry, not to mention a terrifically eclectic supporting cast, kept the show on a steady course for seven seasons. Easily typed now as a genial, lovable loser type, Weber faced the prospect of severe pigeon-holing. So during the show’s off season, he started showing up in more serious roles. He suffered at the hands of the deranged Jennifer Jason Leigh in Single White Female (1992); appeared in a second chiller with The Temp (1993); and made a cameo in the highly depressing, award-winning Leaving Las Vegas (1995). His flair for comedy shone in is straight-man role as Johathan Harker in the critically acclaimed horror spoof, Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) He truly impressed both critics and audiences alike as the complex title character in Jeffrey (1995), a gay romantic film comedy, and then completely defied all odds by starring in an epic TV-movie version of Stephen King‘s horror classic The Shining (1997), seizing the role inherited from Jack Nicholson and brilliantly making it his own while earning a Saturn award for his chilling efforts.

By the time “Wings” came to an end in 1997, Weber had divorced his actress/wife Finn Carter (they had no children) and married actress/TV executive Juliette Hohnen on July 9, 1995. They have two children, Jack and Alfie. He and Laura Linney were selected to play the TV-movie leads in the popular A.R. Gurney theater piece Love Letters (1999). While other TV series comebacks have fared less well, including the short runs of The Weber Show (2000) (which he produced), The D.A. (2004), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), Happy Town (2010) and Chasing Life (2014).

Steven bounced around solidly in other venues. In 2002, he joined the cast of the smash Broadway musical “The Producers,” taking over the nebbish Matthew Broderick role. In 2004, he went to London to appear on stage with Kevin Spacey and Mary Stuart Masterson in “National Anthems.” Other plays over the years have included “Throwing Your Voice,” “Something in the Air” and “Design for Living.”

Steven has remained quite productive into the millennium with recent film outings in Sexual Life (2004), The Amateurs (2005), Inside Out (2005), the title role in Choose Connor (2007), Farm House (2008), My One and Only (2009), A Little Bit of Heaven (2011), Son of Morning (2011), the comedy Being Bin Laden (2011) in which he played Osama Bin Laden, Crawlspace (2012), Kiss Me (2014), Amateur Night (2016), A Thousand Junkies (2017), The Perfection (2018) and Allan the Dog (2020). Seen even more prolifically on TV, he has graced such popular shows as “The D.A.,” “Will & Grace” (as Will’s brother Sam), “Monk,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Hot in Cleveland,” “Parenthood,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Sleepy Hollow” and “This Close.”

The actor continues to play a stream of comedic and dramatic recurring roles on such TV programs as Without a Trace (2002), Brothers & Sisters (2006), Dallas (2012) (the New Generation), Murder in the First (2014), Helix (2014), iZombie (2015), House of Lies (2012), NCIS: New Orleans (2014), Ballers (2015) and Get Shorty (2017) and more recently appeared as a regular on the mystery series 13 Reasons Why (2017) and comedy series Indebted (2020). In addition, he has given voice to a few animated programs including Ultimate Spider-Man (2012), Avengers Assemble (2012) The Bravest Knight (2019) and Puppy Dog Pals (2017).

From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (the “Law & Order” and “Chicago” franchises), “Chicago Med” is an emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city’s newest state-of-the-art trauma center and into the lives of the courageous doctors, nurses and staff who hold it all together.

Dr. Will Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) balances the stress of being an emergency medicine physician with his complicated relationship with Dr. Natalie Manning (Torrey DeVitto), a specialist in emergency pediatrics. Newly widowed, Dr. Daniel Charles (Oliver Platt) remains the Sherlock Holmes of psychiatry. Former Navy flight surgeon Dr. Ethan Choi (Brian Tee) brings his battlefield skills to the front lines of Chicago’s busiest ER, the go-to place for victims of the city’s gun violence. Work and personal life intersect with him and April Sexton (Yaya DaCosta), a smart, bold and intuitive nurse with the ability to adeptly tackle the most harried of circumstances in the hospital. Sharon Goodwin (S. Epatha Merkerson), the venerable head of the city’s largest hospital, is under intense fiscal scrutiny to preserve the bottom line while continuing to ensure that all patients receive nothing short of quality care and compassion. Maggie Lockwood (Marlyne Barrett), the charge nurse and eyes, ears and brain of the ER, is skilled and confident but finds herself dealing with profound family issues of her own. Recent addition to the ER is ace surgeon Dr. Crockett Marcel (Dominic Rains), a New Orleans-raised surgeon whose breezy manner hides a tragic past.

Together they will confront Chicago’s most critical medical cases and challenging ethical dilemmas with courage, compassion and state-of-the-art treatment. Inspired by ripped-from-the-headlines cases, “Chicago Med” will weave cutting-edge medicine with the personal drama that comes with working in such a high-intensity environment. Through it all, familiar faces from “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago P.D” will intertwine with Chicago’s finest medical heroes.

Dick Wolf, Diane Frolov, Andrew Schneider, Stephen Hootstein, Derek Haas, Arthur Forney, Matt Olmstead, Michael Brandt, Michael Pressman and Peter Jankowski are executive producers.

“Chicago Med” is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Wolf Entertainment.

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Interview with Eamonn Walker and David Eigenberg

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Interview with Eamonn Walker and David Eigenberg of “Chicago Fire” on NBC

Interview with Eamonn Walker and David Eigenberg of “Chicago Fire” on NBC by Suzanne 3/23/21

These guys were a lot of fun to speak with. I interviewed David back in 2016 as well. I hope you enjoy this short interview as much as I did!

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Eamonn Walker

Battalion Chief Wallace Boden, “Chicago Fire”

CHICAGO FIRE -- Season: 6 -- Pictured: Eamonn Walker as Wallace Boden -- (Photo by: John Tsiavis/NBC)

Eamonn Walker stars as Battalion Chief Wallace Boden, a fireman’s fireman, in NBC’s drama “Chicago Fire.” As chief of the firehouse, it’s Boden’s job to look out for the lives of the men and women who are the courageous firefighters and paramedics of Firehouse 51.

Walker is a compelling performer known for his depth, integrity and ability to give life to the most layered of characters. He credits Sidney Poitier’s performance in “In the Heat of the Night” as the inspiration that led him to become an actor.

Born in London, he is perhaps best known in the United States for his portrayal of Kareem Said, the Muslim leader on the critically acclaimed HBO series “Oz.” His work on this show earned him a Golden Satellite nomination and a Cable Ace Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series.

On the big screen, Walker received stand-out notices for his performance as Howlin Wolf in “Cadillac Records,” opposite Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Mos Def and Beyoncé Knowles. He also has given memorable performances in such films as “The Messenger,” opposite Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson and Samantha Morton; “Lord of War,” opposite Nicholas Cage and Ethan Hawke; “Duma,” Carroll Ballard’s critically acclaimed film; “Tears of the Sun,” opposite Bruce Willis; Laurence Fishburne’s “Once in the Life;” the psychological thriller “Legacy;” and M. Night Shamaylan’s “Unbreakable.”

Moving seamlessly between film and television, his numerous TV credits include the NBC series “Kings,” the Jerry Bruckheimer series “Justice” and the award-winning BBC series “Moses Jones.” He portrayed a modern-day John Othello in the BAFTA and Peabody Award-winning adaptation of London Weekend Television’s “Othello” and Tom Fontana invited Walker to portray the sympathetic killer in the “Homicide” finale, the two-hour teleplay “Homicide: Life Everlasting.”

Other credits include a special arc on “Lights Out,” “ER,” and the miniseries “The Governor” and “Supply and Demand.” He also appeared in the BBC’s groundbreaking Martin Shaw series “Inspector George Gently” and the Cinemax series “Strike Back.”

Walker was nominated in 2005 for a Drama Desk Award for his Broadway debut as Marc Antony, alongside Denzel Washington and Colm Feore, in “Julius Caesar” at the Belasco Theatre. He later performed to sold-out audiences as the first black actor to portray Othello at the historic Old Globe Theatre in London.

Walker co-founded the Flipside Theatre Company in London and starred in their production of “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea.” He also appeared in London’s West End and in plays on such venerable stages as the Citizens Theatre, the Royal Exchange and the Hampstead Theatre.

Walker starred in Chicago’s famous Steppenwolf Theatre for the company’s 2016 premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “Between Riverside and Crazy.” Walker was nominated for a 2016 Jeff Award, which celebrates excellence in Chicago Theatre, in the category of Best Actor in a Principal Role. The same year he also won the Black Theater Alliance Sidney Poitier Award for the same play performed at Steppenwolf Theatre in the Best Actor in a Drama or Comedy category.

Walker resides in both Los Angeles and London.

David  Eigenberg

Christopher Herrmann, “Chicago Fire”

CHICAGO FIRE -- Season: 6 -- Pictured: David Eigenberg as Christopher Herrmann -- (Photo by: John Tsiavis/NBC)
David Eigenberg stars as Christopher Herrmann, a seasoned firefighter and salt-of-the-earth family man, in NBC’s drama “Chicago Fire.” Herrmann co-owns and operates one of Chicago’s favorite pubs, Molly’s.

Eigenberg is known to film and television audiences for his former role as Steve Brady, the good-hearted husband and quintessential New York bar owner in the Emmy Award-winning series “Sex and the City.”

His film credits include “See You in September,” “The Trouble with Romance,” “The Mothman Prophecies” and “A Perfect Murder.”

Eigenberg’s selected television credits include “Justified,” “Criminal Minds,” “N.C.I.S.” and “Law & Order: SVU.”

A member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York, Eigenberg has performed in numerous Off Broadway plays. On Broadway, he received his break in 1990 playing a hustler in the original cast of John Guare’s “Six Degrees of Separation,” directed by Jerry Zaks at Lincoln Center. He also starred in the original cast of “Take Me Out,” directed by Joe Mantello, which was awarded the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Drama League and New York Critics Awards for Best Play.

Eigenberg served in the United States Marine Corps for three years. He is married and living in Chicago with his wife and two children.

From renowned Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dick Wolf (“Law & Order” brand) and co-creator Derek Haas, the writer behind “3:10 to Yuma,” comes season nine of the high-octane drama “Chicago Fire,” an edge-of-your-seat view look at the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America’s noblest professions. The firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51 risk their lives week in and week out to save and protect the citizens of their incredible city.

The family inside Firehouse 51 knows no other way than to lay it all on the line for each other. Capt. Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) leads the Truck Company and brash Lt. Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney) runs the Rescue Squad.

The firehouse also includes Battalion Chief Wallace Boden (Eamonn Walker), a fireman’s fireman. As chief of 51, Boden keeps his house running smoothly and his firefighters prepared to overcome all adversity. Paramedic Sylvie Brett (Kara Killmer) returns alongside seasoned veterans Christopher Herrmann (David Eigenberg) and Randy “Mouch” McHolland (Christian Stolte) as well as resourceful firefighter Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo).

Completing the team are dependable squad member Joe Cruz (Joe Minoso), daredevil Blake Gallo (Alberto Rosende), engine newbie Darren Ritter (Daniel Kyri) and the newest addition, paramedic Gianna Mackey (Adriyan Rae).

Executive producers are Dick Wolf, Derek Haas, Todd Arnow, Andrea Newman, Michael Gilvary, Michael Brandt, Reza Tabrizi, Arthur Forney and Peter Jankowski.

“Chicago Fire” is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Wolf Entertainment.

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Interview with Norbert Leo Butz and Scroobius Pip

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Norbert Leo Butz and Scroobius Pip of “Debris” on NBC

Interview with Norbert Leo Butz and Scroobius Pip of “Debris” on NBC by Suzanne 3/23/21

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When wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft scatters across the Western Hemisphere, it soon becomes apparent the pieces are messing with the laws of physics, changing lives in ways we can’t comprehend. Two agents from different continents, and different mindsets, are tasked to work together to recover the debris, whose mysteries humankind is not quite ready for.

The cast includes Jonathan Tucker, Riann Steele, Norbert Leo Butz and Scroobius Pip.

Creator and showrunner J.H. Wyman will write and executive produce alongside his company, Frequency Films. Jason Hoffs, Jeff Vlaming and Samantha Corbin-Miller will also executive produce.

“Debris” is produced by Frequency Films and Legendary Television in association with Universal Television.

Norbert Leo Butz

Craig Maddox, “Debris”

Norbert Leo Butz stars as Craig Maddox on NBC’s upcoming sci-fi drama, “Debris.”

Butz is an award-winning actor whose talents span across television, film and theater. He most recently starred in the critically acclaimed Netflix series “Bloodline,” the FX series “Fosse/Verdon” and on Broadway in “My Fair Lady.” He also starred in “Mercy Street” on PBS and Danny Boyle’s FX series “Trust,” and had starring roles in ABC’s “The Deep End” and the CBS miniseries “Comanche Moon.”

On stage, Butz won his first Tony Award for his performance as Freddy Benson in the Broadway production of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” and earned his second Tony and a Drama Desk Award for his performance as Carl Hanratty in “Catch Me If You Can.” He additionally appeared on Broadway in “Big Fish,” “Dead Accounts,” “Enron,” “Speed-the-Plow,” “Wicked,” “Is He Dead?,” “Rent” and “Thou Shalt Not,” for which he garnered Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics’ nominations.

Butz’s film credits include “Better Living Through Chemistry,” with Sam Rockwell and Olivia Wilde; Daniel Algrant’s “Greetings From Tim Buckley”; “Luce,” opposite Octavia Spencer and Kelvin Harrison; “Disconnect”; “The English Teacher,” with Julianne Moore; “Higher Ground”; “Fair Game”; the animated “Wonder Park”; and “Dan in Real Life.”

His self-penned album, “The Long Haul,” was released in 2019.

Butz received a BFA from Webster University and an MFA from Alabama Shakespeare Theatre.

Scroobius Pip

Anson Ash, “Debris”

Scroobius Pip stars as Anson Ash on NBC’s upcoming sci-fi drama, “Debris.”

Pip is an actor, spoken-word poet and hip-hip recording artist. First gaining recognition as one half of the hip-hop duo “Dan le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip,” he has since made the transition to television. Pip was most recently seen in the independent mystery feature “Kill Ben Lyk,” as well as the British wrestling comedy “Walk Like a Panther” with Stephen Graham. He was also seen in the FX series “Taboo” and Kurt Sutter’s series “The Bastard Executioner.”

Pip is originally from Essex, England.

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Interview with Victoria Park

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Victoria Park of "The Flash" on The CW

Interview with Victoria Park of “The Flash” on The CW by Suzanne 4/23/21

Victoria was lovely to chat with. I’m such a huge fan of the show. I was a bit nervous and fan-girling. She was sweet and didn’t seem to notice my geekiness. I’m enjoying the show and can’t wait to see the rest of this season!  I hope you enjoy our interview.

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Suzanne:   We haven’t seen that much of your character since she came back from the Mirrorverse. Do we get to see more of you soon?

Victoria:   Yes. Camilla will be returning very soon, and I think there’s been like a little bit of explanation where she’s been, but she’s kind of been assessing her life and coming down from the the craziness that was the Mirrorverse and focusing a lot on her art. So, that’s what she’s been doing, but she will be. She will be back very soon.

Suzanne:   Okay, good. And what was it like doing that mirror reality those, sequences?

Victoria:   Yeah, it was super fun, and it was fun to play another version of myself and to play someone who isn’t necessarily evil, but is just like a little different from Camilla. And wardrobe was really fun. We got to go into some different wardrobe than Camilla usually wears. She wears a lot more like black and a lot more like edgy hardcore stuff. So, it was fun to explore.

Suzanne:   Oh, cool. And was there a lot of green screen in those segments?

Victoria:   No, not really. I didn’t ever have to play with like both versions at the same time. So, yeah, so I got to just play both parts at different scenes.

Suzanne:   Okay, great. And it seems like almost everyone in Team Flash gets a superpower at some point. Do you think that Camilla might get one?

Victoria:   I would love for Camilla to get a superpower at some point. Yeah, I think she’s the only person who hasn’t, because Iris doesn’t have powers, but she gets them at some point and then loses them. So yeah, I would love for that to happen. But who’s to say?

Suzanne:   What would you like your superpower to be if you could choose?

Victoria:   I think it would be really cool too. There was a there was a villain last – I mean, I wouldn’t want her to be a villain, but there was a villain last season that had like light power so she could become invisible whenever there was light, or she could choose to be visible or invisible whenever there was light. So, I think that’d be really cool.

Suzanne:   All right, I had posted on Facebook, to see if anybody – There are a million Flash fan groups there, and I posted there and on Twitter to ask if people had questions. So, that one came from someone named Isabella. So, she’s be [happy] that you answered her question. So, you came in at season five. Were you nervous joining a group of people that already worked together for so long?

Victoria:   Yeah, for sure. It’s always kind of like when you’re joining a show that’s been together for so long, like the first day of school and you’re the new kid and everyone else already knows each other. So, I was a little nervous for sure, but everyone was so kind and made me feel so welcome. Carlos [Valdes], especially, made sure. He was like, “Is everyone being nice to you? Do you feel comfortable?” So, it was a really good first day, and I felt comfortable just from the very beginning.

Suzanne:   Oh, that’s good. He seems like he’d be a nice guy.

Victoria:   Yeah, he’s the best.

Suzanne:   Good. They seem like a really fun group. Who would you say is the funniest of all of them?

Victoria:   Oh, my goodness, everyone is so funny in their own way. I mean, I would say like most outrageous would definitely be Tom [Cavanagh], but Grant [Gustin]’s actually really funny, and he’s really fun to work with. It’s funny when you have a super serious, emotional scene, and then he switches right back into when the cameras are not rolling, like fun dancing and cracking jokes and stuff. So, it’s really fun to work with everybody, but the boys are definitely the funniest.

Suzanne:   And many of the cast are good singers as well as actors. Can you sing?

Victoria:   I can sing a little bit, not good enough to be on Broadway, but, yeah, I grew up singing and it was always my first love.

Suzanne:   Okay, well, maybe they’ll do another musical episode and you can join it.

Victoria:   I would love that.

Suzanne:   Yeah, that sounds fun. Is there anything you can tell us about what else we’ll be seeing in season seven? Anything at all?

Victoria:   I mean, I obviously can’t give any spoilers, but I will say that every season I get the scripts, and I read them, and we get [them] ahead of time, so it’s really exciting, and I would say that this season, I was surprised more times than I’ve ever been. So, I would just keep looking forward to more twists and turns and surprises that The Flash always gives, but this year I was the most surprised I’ve been.

Suzanne:   Okay. And what did you do during the pandemic, before The Flash started filming again?

Victoria:   March to September when we couldn’t be filming, yeah, it was hard. It was really hard to not be working and to be away from people, but it was a good time to – I got a lot of time to like work on myself. I feel like, for this show, especially, we go for nine months, sometimes ten months of the year, and it’s just, we’re constantly working, and we’re in a city that we don’t live in. So, to have time to kind of step back and breathe and be with my family and my husband and my dog was was super, super nice. You know, obviously, [I’m] very excited to come back to work, but it was a nice vacation that I normally would not get. So, yeah, I try to see the bright side.

Suzanne:   Right, right. I understand completely. And was it difficult to get used to filming with the new COVID rules?

Victoria:   Yeah, it was. I mean, we got used to it, and there were, obviously, a lot of hiccups where we’re like, “Okay, this is working, and this is not working.” I think the biggest thing that I would miss is just, I’m a very friendly, warm person, so when I get to set, I get to set early every day, and I hug everybody. So, I really miss being able to hug people and just be standing right next to someone and talking to them instead of ten feet apart or whatever. So, it’s definitely taken some gotten used to, but I’m really grateful that we’re able to work at all and that we got to put the show out there.

Suzanne:   Right, we all seem headed in the right direction for change.

Victoria:   Yeah.

Suzanne:   Yeah, I didn’t grow up in a huggy family either. I can get used to hugging, but it’s not my natural thing. So I’m like, “Yeah, I’m fine with that.” Yeah, I need a t-shirt that says that.

Victoria:   Yeah, “Please as before hugging.”

Suzanne:   I’m still social distancing for like, ever. So, have you ever heard anything about plans for season eight, such as more crossover episodes?

Victoria:   Oh, I haven’t really heard anything about season eight. We’ve just been really focusing on season seven. I’m sure the writers and Eric [Wallace] already know where they’re going with season eight, but I’m not privy to that kind of information, so I will not be able to give any spoilers.

Suzanne:   Right. Is there anything else that you can tell us about what’s coming up on this season that’s not like a big spoiler or anything?

Victoria:   I mean, there’s a lot of – I feel like this has kind of been happening since the crossovers kind of changed all of the universes into one universe, but there’re a lot of people who come back, and they’re not who they were before, or there’re storylines that are mixed up, so you’ll get to see more of that, which I really love. If you’re a fan of the show, and you are a fan of the comics and you know who people are, and then they come back as different people, it’s just really exciting to watch.

Suzanne:   Oh, that’s good. Yeah, I love the show. I’ve watched it since the beginning. I love superhero shows anyway, but I grew up reading The Flash comics.

Victoria:   Oh, awesome.

Suzanne:   I know you can’t say, but I hope Tom Cavanagh gets to come back, because he’s one of my favorites.

Victoria:   I feel like with The Flash it’s like anybody who leaves, they’re never really fully gone. You know, there’s always an opportunity for them to come back.

Suzanne:   Well, I think that’s one of the best things about having such a large ensemble cast is that people come and go all the time.

Victoria:   Yeah, for sure.

Suzanne:   Did you have any time to work on other acting projects while you were filming or during the pandemic?

Victoria:   Yeah, not during the pandemic; kind of everything really shut down. So, we weren’t even really auditioning or anything like that. That’s why it was so crazy, because, normally when we’re working, when we have downtime, we’re auditioning for other projects or working on other projects. This time, it was like, we couldn’t work on anything. So, yeah, that was that was a big change, for sure. Then, other projects that I’ve been working on, I haven’t really gotten the chance; The Flash keeps me pretty busy. I’ve been trying to kind of supplement it with projects that I’m working on myself, like directing, but the pandemic really put a stop to everything. So, I’m hoping now that everything’s kind of going again, we’ll be able to work on some other things.

Suzanne:   Okay, great. So, have you directed before?

Victoria:   I actually went to school for cinematography, and I picked up directing again right before the pandemic; we filmed something. It premiered at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival early this year. And I’m currently working on a project that is in early, early pre production, a documentary that hopefully we’ll be able to film in the fall. So, hopefully, I’ll be able to say more then.

Suzanne:   I think everybody’s thinking the fall things will be back to normal.

Victoria:   I know. It’s already April; it’s almost May, and I’m like, “Ooh, fall’s gonna be here pretty soon. We got to ramp it up.”

Suzanne:   So, you don’t have anything else coming out right now, but you might have [something then].

Victoria:   No I don’t.

Suzanne:   Yeah, that’s fine. That’s good enough, right.

Victoria:   Yeah. I mean, it’s great. Yeah.

Suzanne:   I love how they’ve taken your character – When you first started, you were just working in a coffee shop, and they gave given her so many different things to do.

Victoria:   Yeah.

Suzanne:   She’s been involved in the team, and you said she’s an artist. She’s got so many things going on.

Victoria:   I know; she does. She wears a lot of hats, but it’s great. I love that they just keep bringing her into different situations in different teams. It’s really fun.

Suzanne:   Yeah, and she’s working at [The Citizen], so that’s great. Aside from your Flash cast, do you have any actors or actresses that you would love to work with If you could choose?

Victoria:   Oh, yes. I mean, so many. It’s like, “How much time do you have?” I mean, I would love to work with Steven Yeun. My husband and I have been watching The Walking Dead, we loved Minari. So, I mean, he’s probably number one on my list right now. And there’s a bunch of directors I’d love to work with; I thought Nomadland was fantastic. To have such a prolific director be a Chinese woman, an Asian woman, that’s, super exciting to me, so I’d love to work with Chloé [Zhao]. I mean, I’ve got a long list of people that I would love to work with.

Suzanne:   Have you seen Invincible? That also stars Steven Yeun.

Victoria:   No, I haven’t.

Suzanne:   It good, and it’s a comic book show; it animated. It’s on Amazon.

Victoria:   Yeah, several people have recommended it to me.

Suzanne:   Yeah, it’s good. I don’t know if you saw The Boys; it’s similar.

Victoria:   I did, yeah.

Suzanne:   It’s similar to that.

Victoria:   I loved The Boys. Yeah, I loved it.

Suzanne:   It’s a cartoon, so it’s not as as in your face, but it’s just as violent.

Victoria:   Okay, well, I love The Boys.

Suzanne:   Expect that. I was a little shocked at first. I’m like, “Whoa.”

Victoria:   Yeah, I was warned beforehand, so I think I was prepared for it, but, yeah, it is very violent.

Suzanne:   Yeah. So, were you a comic book fan at all before joining The Flash?

Victoria:   You know, I actually wasn’t. I mean, I grew up with all boys. My brother, my husband, they’re all very much into comics, so I was kind of like peripherally into it, but then after The Flash, I feel like I’ve definitely delved in a little more, and when all of the Marvel movie started coming out, like being interested in, “Okay, like, what were the comics that started this all?” So, I feel like I’ve slowly become more into it, but before The Flash, I wasn’t really into comics at all. So, this has opened my eyes to the [unintelligible] world.

Suzanne:   That’s good. Well, you were lucky, because you got to be a normal person growing up. You didn’t grow up with geeks. Like, I have three older brothers, and they were all really into comic so I had no chance whatsoever.

Victoria:   Yeah, yeah. But it’s a great world and a great community. So, I’m happy to [be] now.

Suzanne:   Actually, my three older brothers were on the original San Diego Comic-Con committee when they started. My mom typed up the first program.

Victoria:   That’s very cool. That’s very impressive.

Suzanne:   I was like eight or nine. It’s impressive for [them].

Victoria:   Cool. I love it. It’s cool.

Suzanne:   Oh, it’s fun; it’s something notable, you know?

Victoria:   Yeah.

Suzanne:   So, I had two more questions from fans, one from Victor, who asks, “Who your favorite comic book character is?” He did not specify Flash or not Flash. So, I’ll leave that up to you.

Victoria:   Okay. I’ll keep it to my show, I guess, but I think, I don’t know if it’s because my character is paired with Cisco, but I love Vibe. I think Vibe is so cool. His powers are awesome. He’s super smart. Yeah, I think Vibe is probably my favorite character.

Suzanne:   And somebody named Keats wonders how you got the role? I think they mean, tell us about your audition process.

Victoria:   Yeah, I mean, I got the audition from my agent, just like just like any other, and went to the audition, and I just felt like even from reading the original script or audition sides that I got, I just [was] like, “Man, I just feel like I’m really this character.” Like I felt really confident about it, which I don’t always feel. I went to the audition, got a call back, I think within an hour, and went back for the call back. Then, it was like days later I was already on a plane to Vancouver, so it moved very quickly. So, I didn’t really have time to sit with it or process just how great it was that I got this role until after I was already on set. And after I finished shooting my first episode, I was on a plane back to LA, and then I was like, “Man, I’m on this awesome show, what a blessing.” So, it was a whirlwind, but I’m super grateful.

Suzanne:   And is your family based now in LA for the most part when you’re not shooting?

Victoria:   Yeah, most of my family’s in LA. We’re originally from Chicago, but my whole family has slowly made the migration to warmer weather, and we all live in LA now.

Interview Transcribed by Jamie of http://www.scifivision.com

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Victoria Park in "The Flash" on The CWVictoria Park Co-Stars in CW’s “The Flash”

April 12, 2021 – Actress Victoria Park is a recurring cast member on the popular CW superhero series, “The Flash.” Known for her role as Kamilla Hwang, the current season of “The Flash” ends soon, and we wanted to give you the opportunity to interview Victoria.

Victoria has trained with Diana Castle (The Imagined Life), Anthony Meindl, Margie Haber, Playhouse West, and the Upright Citizens Brigade. She landed roles in a few short films before guest starring in popular TV series such as “Proven Innocent,” “Revenge,” “The Middle,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “CSI: Cyber,” and “2 Broke Girls” to name a few. Victoria played Gaby Cho on the critically acclaimed show “Sweet Vicious” on MTV and landed a leading role in the feature film “Everything Before Us.” She has frequently appeared in Wong Fu Productions, including their five-part web series “Yappie.” Recently, Victoria’s projects include Amazon’s “Too Old to Die Young” and the feature film “Plus One” which recently won the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Victoria was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She studied film production at Northwest University, then made the decision to move to Los Angeles to pursue her love of acting full time.

Victoria resides in Los Angeles and loves getting lost in the great outdoors. She is proud of her Korean-American heritage and is a self-proclaimed “foodie”.  She also loves her cats, denim and really bad puns. She volunteers with CASA and has worked with World Vision in Uganda and Child Hope International in Haiti in an ongoing effort to “pay it forward.”

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