TV May 2020 - List of TV to watch

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~ Recent Highlights ~

Better Call Saul

In Season 5, Jimmy McGill’s decision to practice law as “Saul Goodman” creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit.
Dispatches from Elsewhere

Dispatches From Elsewhere centers around four ordinary people who feel there’s something missing in their lives, but they can’t quite put their finger on what it is. This diverse foursome is brought together by chance – or perhaps it’s by design – when they stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life. As they begin to accept the mysterious Dispatches from Elsewhere challenges, they come to find that the mystery winds deeper than they imagined, and their eyes are opened to a world of possibility and magic.
High Maintenance

Based on the web series from Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, High Maintenance stars Sinclair as “The Guy,” a bike-riding, weed-delivery salesman with an eclectic variety of Brooklyn clients.
McMillions

The story of an ex-cop turned security officer who rigs the McDonald's Monopoly game promotion for a decade, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S.
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May


Friday, 1


Almost Happy - Netflix

Hollywood - Netflix

Into the Night - Netflix

Medici - Netflix - Final Season

Reckoning - Netflix

Trying - Apple TV+

Upload - Amazon

Betty - HBO - 11/10c


Sunday, 3

Billions - Showtime - 9/8c

The Good Witch - Hallmark - 9/8c

Ming's Dynasty - Fuse - 11/10c

Rick & Morty - Adult Swim - 11:30/10:30c


Monday, 4

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian - Disney+

Gold Digger - Acorn TV

Reno 911 - Quibi

Creepshow - AMC - 10/9c


Wednesday, 6

Workin' Moms - Netflix

The Oval - BET - 9/8c

Expedition with Steve Backshall - PBS - 10/9c


Thursday, 7

Bad Mothers - Sundance Now

Lambs of God - Topic

Scissor Seven - Netflix

Blindspot - NBC - 9/8c


Friday, 8

Dead to Me - Netflix

Solar Opposites - Hulu

The Eddy - Netflix

Valeria - Netflix

Masters of Illusion - The CW - 8/7c


Sunday, 10

I Know This Much Is True - HBO - 9/8c

The Shivering Truth - Adult Swim - 12/11c

JJ Villard's Fairy Tales - Adult Swim - 12:15/11:15c


Monday, 11

Bordertown - Netflix

Asian Americans - PBS - 8/7c


Tuesday, 12

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend - Netflix


Friday, 15

Inhuman Resources - Netflix

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power - Netflix - Final Season

The Great - Hulu

The Unremarkable Juanquini - Netflix

White Lines - Netflix


Saturday, 16

The Queen and the Conqueror - Netflix


Sunday, 17

Hightown - Starz - 8/7c

Snowpiercer - TNT - 9/8c


Monday, 18

Dead Still - Acorn TV

DC's Stargirl - DC Universe


Tuesday, 19

Sweet Magnolias - Netflix


Wednesday, 20

The 100 - The CW - 8/7c - Final Season

The Amazing Race - CBS - 8/7c

Ultimate Tag - Fox - 9/8c

At Home with Amy Sedaris - TruTV - 10/9c


Thursday, 21

Penance - Sundance Now

Burden of Truth - The CW - 8/7c

Holey Moley - ABC - 9/8c

Labor of Love - Fox - 9/8c

To Tell the Truth - ABC - 10/9c

The Split - Sundance TV - 12/11c


Friday, 22

Control Z - Netflix

Homecoming - Amazon

Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series - Netflix


Monday, 25

Barkskins - Nat Geo - 9/8c

Grant - History - 9/8c


Tuesday, 26

America's Got Talent - NBC - 8/7c

World of Dance - NBC - 10/9c


Wednesday, 27

HBO MAX

Legendary - HBO MAX

Love Life - HBO MAX

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - ABC - 10/9c - Final Season


Thursday, 28

Dorohedoro - Netflix


Friday, 29

Central Park - Apple TV+

Ramy - Hulu

Space Force - Netflix


Sunday, 31

Celebrity Family Feud - ABC - 8/7c

Press Your Luck - ABC - 9/8c

Match Game - ABC - 10/9c

Quiz - AMC - 10/9c

Almost Happy - Netflix (May 1)



Sebastián is a radio show host of modest fame, trying to find a way in the world as he deals with his ex-wife (whom he still loves) and two kids.

Hollywood - Netflix (May 1)



The series follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood as they try to make it in Tinseltown — no matter the cost. Each character offers a unique glimpse behind the gilded curtain of Hollywood's Golden Age, spotlighting the unfair systems and biases across race, gender and sexuality that continue to this day.

Into the Night - Netflix (May 1)



When the sun inexplicably starts killing everything and everyone in its path, a few ‘lucky’ passengers and crew of an overnight flight out of Brussels try to survive as they fly west - into the night.

Reckoning - Netflix (May 1)




We explore the mind's darkest corners through the perspective of two fathers, homicide detective Mike Serrato and high-school counselor Leo Doyle — one of whom is a serial killer. As the men try to do what is best for their families in order to protect them, they have to battle their own inner demons.

Trying - Apple TV+ (May 1)



All Nikki and Jason want is a baby—but it’s the one thing they just can’t have. How are they going to fill the next 50 years if they can’t start a family? They already went through The Sopranos in a weekend. After ruling out every other option, Nikki and Jason decide to adopt and are confronted by a world of bewildering new challenges. With their dysfunctional friends, screwball family, and chaotic lives, will the adoption panel agree that they’re ready to be parents?

Upload - Amazon (May 1)



n the near future, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality environments. Cash-strapped Nora works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When party-boy/coder Nathan’s car crashes, his girlfriend uploads him into Nora’s VR world.

Betty - HBO (May 1)



The series follows a diverse group of young women navigating their lives through the predominantly male-oriented world of skateboarding, set against the backdrop of New York City.

Ming's Dynasty - Fuse (May 3)



In 'Ming's Dynasty,' fledgling Toronto-based rappers Whyte Wine and Young Riesling relocate to small-town Alberta to run Riesling’s family business: a Chinese restaurant. The duo must defeat pesky tapeworms, ‘shroom demons, and Drake-inspired super-villains in order to keep their dreams - and the business - alive for one more day.

Gold Digger - Acorn TV (May 4)



Wealthy 60-year old Julia falls in love with Benjamin, a man 26-years her junior. Julia may have finally found the happiness she's always deserved, but Benjamin, as suspected by her family, might be attracted more to her money than Julia herself.

Bad Mothers - Sundance Now (May 7)



Outrageously fun and irresistably scandalous, Bad Mothers is a fresh new drama that follows a group of misfit women who join forces to help juggle the challenges of work, romance, parenthood - and solving a murder.

Lambs of God - Topic (May 7)



'Lambs of God' is a gothic and gripping tale about three nuns, each a generation apart, living on an isolated island.

As the three Sisters of St Agnes, they must defend their very existence when a young priest with a hidden agenda suddenly arrives at their dilapidated monastery. What unfolds is an epic and fantastical tale of faith, love and redemption.

Solar Opposites - Hulu (May 8)



A series about a family of aliens trying to fit in on this human-infested crap-hole of a planet called Earth.

The Eddy - Netflix (May 8)



In this vibrant musical drama Elliot Udo, a once celebrated musician from New York, is running a small Jazz club called The Eddy in a multicultural neighborhood in modern-day Paris. He is struggling to keep the club open, manage the house band and deal with his past. When he finds out that his partner is involved in questionable business practices things start to spin out of control.

Created by Damien Chazelle (La La Land).

Valeria - Netflix (May 8)



A writer in a creative and marital crisis finds refuge and support in her three best friends. Based on the novels by Elisabet Benavent.

I Know This Much Is True - HBO (May 10)



Based on the 1998 bestselling novel by Wally Lamb, this limited series follows the parallel lives of identical twin brothers. A family saga, it tells a story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th-century America.

JJ Villard's Fairy Tales - Adult Swim (May 10)



'JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales' is a new, twisted, fun take on the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales like Cinderella and Snow White. The charm and cuteness of the original stories remain, but now they've been updated and packaged into a ball of raw, visceral, gross weirdness.

Asian Americans - PBS (May 11)



This five-part series, presented over two evenings, chronicles the contributions and challenges of Asian Americans to our country’s past, present and future, told through individual lives and personal histories.

Inhuman Resources - Netflix (May 15)



Alain Delambre, unemployed and 57, is lured by an attractive job opening. But things get ugly when he realizes he’s a pawn in a cruel corporate game.

The Great - Hulu (May 15)



'The Great' is a satirical, comedic drama about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest-reigning female ruler in Russia's history.

The Unremarkable Juanquini - Netflix (May 15)



A magician hired for a party lands in hot water when he makes a kingpin disappear during a performance — but is then unable to make him reappear!

White Lines - Netflix (May 15)



In the thrilling new series from the creator of 'Money Heist,' the body of a legendary Manchester DJ is discovered twenty years after his mysterious disappearance from Ibiza. When his sister returns to the beautiful Spanish island to find out what happened, her investigation leads her through a thrilling world of dance clubs, lies and cover-ups, forcing her to confront the darker sides of her own character in a place where people live life on the edge.

The Queen and the Conqueror - Netflix (May 16)



Years after Spanish conquistador Pedro de Heredia betrayed her people and broke her heart, indigenous woman Catalina reenters his life to get revenge.

Hightown - Starz (May 17)



The series begins when a body washes ashore on Labor Day weekend and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones, who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

Snowpiercer - TNT (May 17)



Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation.

Dead Still - Acorn TV (May 18)



Memorial photographer Brock Blennerhasset makes a living out of photographing the dead in Victorian Ireland. When a series of murders threatens to sully Blennerhasset's reputation, a tenacious detective drags him into an investigation of Dublin's criminal underbelly.

DC's Stargirl - DC Universe (May 18)



'DC’s Stargirl' follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. This new drama reimagines DC’s Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in an unpredictable series.

Sweet Magnolias - Netflix (May 19)




Lifelong friends Maddie, Helen and Dana Sue lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity.

Ultimate Tag - Fox (May 20)



Co-hosted by NFL superstar sibling trio JJ, TJ and Derek Watt, 'Ultimate Tag' is a high-octane physical competition show based on the classic playground game of chase.

Each week, competitors – who are everyday citizens and not professional athletes – must vault, dodge, tumble and dive over various epic, three-dimensional moving courses, all for one simple goal: don’t get caught. As competitors progress, they are challenged to take on even more extreme courses and earn points for their performance in each heart-pounding game.

Penance - Sundance Now (May 21)



Rosalie Douglas has lost her son. Her marriage is falling apart. Her teenage daughter, Maddie, has gone off the rails, wracked with grief and an as-yet-unexplained guilt over her brother’s death. Rosalie lives in a fog of grief and denial; She refuses to accept that Rob’s death was an accident. The lives of the Douglas family are changed forever when they meet Jed, a beautiful, charismatic young man at bereavement counselling. A spark of hope for the future is rekindled within the household. But underneath, a deadly and morally corrupt triangle is taking shape...

Labor of Love - Fox (May 21)



Hosted by award-winning actress Kristin Davis, 'Labor of Love' focuses on Kristy Katzmann, a 41-year old, smart, successful and beautiful career woman who seems to have it all – that is, except the one thing she wants the most. Like so many women in America today, she is ready to have a child and start a family, but has yet to meet the potential father of her children. Kristy will be matched with 15 sexy, sophisticated and like-minded men, who are ready to let their paternal sides shine.

Each week, the aspiring fathers-to-be will be faced with challenges that will put their parenting and partnership skills to the test. If they prove worthy, they will advance to the next week, and for those who don’t, Kristy will let them know that she does not see herself starting a family with them. After eight weeks of intuitive and hilarious challenges, breathtakingly romantic dates and some heartwarming, yet borderline awkward gestures from the men, mother-to-be Kristy, with the help of Kristin as a sounding board, will decide if she has found the man with whom she’d like to settle down and start a family or if she’d rather continue on the path to motherhood on her own.

Control Z - Netflix (May 22)



When a hacker begins releasing students' secrets to the entire high school, the socially isolated but observant Sofía works to uncover his/her identity.

Barkskins - Nat Geo (May 25)



The series examines the mysterious massacre of settlers in the vast and unforgiving wilds of 1690s New France that threatens to throw the region into all-out war. Likely suspects abound -- the English, the Hudson's Bay Company and a band of Kanien'keha:ka (Iroquois) possibly in league with the English looking to drive the French from the territory -- but who or what brought these settlers to such a tragic end?

Grant - History (May 25)



The docu-drama will chronicle the life of one of the most complex and underappreciated generals and presidents in U.S. history – Ulysses S. Grant. “Grant,” tells the remarkable and quintessentially American story of a humble man who overcomes incredible obstacles, rises to the highest ranks of power and saves the nation not once, but twice. With a seamless blend of dramatic scenes, expert commentary and beautifully enhanced archival imagery, this series uncovers the true legacy of the unlikely hero who led the nation during its greatest test: The Civil War and Reconstruction – the herculean task to reconcile the North and the South. One of the most courageous and unexpected initiatives of Grant’s presidency was protecting the right to vote for the four million freed slaves in the face of violent and widespread resistance.

HBO MAX (May 27)



HBO Max is Warner Media’s direct-to-consumer offering launching May 27. With 10,000 hours of curated premium content anticipated at launch, HBO Max will offer powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from Warner Media’s rich library including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes and more.

Love Life - HBO MAX (May 27)



Anna Kendrick stars in a fresh take on a romantic comedy anthology series about the journey from first love to last love, and how the people we're with along the way make us into who we are when we finally end up with someone forever.

Legendary - HBO MAX (May 27)



In 'Legendary,' a new HBO Max competition series that pulls from the underground ballroom community, voguing teams (aka "houses") must compete in unbelievable balls and showcase sickening fashion in order to achieve "legendary" status.

Dorohedoro - Netflix (May 28)



Amnesiac Caiman seeks to undo his lizard head curse by killing the sorcerer responsible, with his friend Nikaido's help. In the Hole, that's a threat.

Central Park - Apple TV+ (May 29)



'Central Park' is an animated musical comedy from Loren Bouchard (Bob’s Burgers) that follows the exploits of a family living in the world’s most famous park.

Space Force - Netflix (May 29)



A comedy series about the people tasked with creating Space Force, a new branch of the U.S. military.

Quiz - AMC (May 31)



'Quiz' tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an ‘audacious heist’ on the quiz show 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?'
 
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