By Mario Wario, DRWHO42, & Alyssa
Still can’t get over how the final season of Game of Thrones ended last week?
Well if you can’t, positively or negatively, you probably want to know how season eight got filmed. Luckily, HBO has a two-hour behind the scenes documentary called Game of Thrones: The Last Watch, and it will air tonight (May 26) at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.
On Monday, May 27, Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals will feature the St. Louis Blues against the Boston Bruins. Game 1 will begin at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Over on National Geographic, TV fans will be able to catch the series debut of The Hot Zone, it is inspired by a true story about the origins of Ebola. The new series premieres at 9 p.m. ET.
On Wednesday, May 29, Syfy’s Happy! will be ending its second season on a happy note at 10 p.m. ET. Also airing at the same time will be the tenth season premiere of Archer over on FXX.
On Thursday, May 30, the first season finale of The Twilight Zone airs in the morning, and also saying goodbye to their current season will be Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger. The second season finale will air at 8 p.m. ET. How will our two young heroes beat this season’s villain? Can New Orleans be saved?
Of course, we can’t forget about basketball fans. Thursday will also see the start of the NBA Finals (9 p.m. ET), which will see the Golden State Warriors go up against the Toronto Raptors. Can the Raptors stop the Warriors from winning another NBA title? That is the question of the month.
On Friday, May 31, you can catch the series debut of Amazon’s Good Omens, which is about a demon (David Tennant) and an angel (Michael Sheen) teaming up to save the world, and this series debuts very early in the morning. Meanwhile, DC Universe’s Swamp Thing (based on the DC Comics character) will also debut on this day.
As for everything else airing soon, you can check out this week’s listing which is down below our picks. As always, the TV chat does not end here, thus don’t forget to join the conversation when visiting the FoCC Forum. Have a great Memorial Day weekend!
New: Good Omens
On-going: The 100, iZombie, Killing Eve, A Discovery of Witches, Cloak & Dagger, Sabrina, Ultraman, Blindspot, 9-1-1, The Flash, FBI, The Big Bang Theory, Supergirl, Arrow, Hanna
Binge / Stack: Hawaii 5-0, Elementary, Voltron, Luke Cage, The Magicians, Supernatural, iZombie, Lost in Space & Strike Back (finished and re-watching the greatness)
Mario Wario’s picks:
New: The Hot Zone, Good Omens, and Swamp Thing.
On-going: iZombie, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cloak & Dagger, and Dragon Ball Super (Dub).
Binge / Stack: The Umbrella Academy, The Tick.
Alyssa’s picks for Over-The-Air (OTA), HBO and Amazon Prime:
OTA New: Blood & Treasure, Elementary
Stream: Game of Thrones,
Binging/Stacked: Studying for finals
Editor’s note: all times listed below are Eastern and Nerd/Geek interest are highlighted in PINK.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
THE CW The Top 10 Greatest Animal Movies of All Time [One-Hour Special Presentation]
BBCA/AMC Killing Eve: You’re Mine [2nd Season Finale]
HBO Game of Thrones: The Last Watch [Two-Hour Special Presentation]
STARZ Vida: Episode 7 [2nd Season Premiere; the Rest of Season Two is on the Starz app and On Demand]
NBC Good Girls: King [2nd Season Finale]
Monday, May 27, 2019
AXS TV Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: The Final Farewell [90-Minute Special Presentation]
NBC NHL: Stanley Cup Finals Game 1 – St. Louis Blues @ Boston Bruins
NGC The Hot Zone: Arrival [Series Premiere]
Based on the eponymous international best-seller by Richard Preston, The Hot Zone, starring Golden Globe and Emmy award winner Julianna Margulies, is inspired by a true story about the origins of Ebola, a highly infectious virus from the central African rainforest and its arrival on US soil in 1989. Click here for more information.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
ABC 1969: Fortunate Sons [1st Season Finale]
CBS Blood & Treasure: Code of the Hawaladar [Time Slot Premier]
FX Fosse/Verdon: Providence [1st Season Finale]
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
NBCSN NHL: Stanley Cup Finals Game 2
CBS NCIS: The Cases They Can’t Forget: Roadmap To Murder [3rd Season Premiere]
FXX Archer: Archer: 1999: Bort The Garj [10th Season Premiere]
SYFY Happy!: Resurrection [2nd Season Finale]
NGC The Hot Zone: Hidden [1st Season Finale]
NBC The Inbetween: Pilot [Series Premiere]
Cassie Bedford was born with a rare ability. She has visions… whether she likes it or not. Sometimes Cassie sees events that have previously occurred or will happen in the future. Sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help. When her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his new partner, former FBI agent Damien Asante, need assistance solving a dark and puzzling murder, Cassie reluctantly agrees to use her abilities and helps solve some of the city’s most challenging cases. Click here for more information.
FX What we do in the Shadows: Ancestry [1st Season Finale]
Thursday, May 30, 2019
NETFLIX Svaha: The Sixth Finger [Feature Film Presentation]
A minister who researches religious cults turns to his Buddhist monk friend for help investigating a new group with mysterious origins. Click here for more information.
CBSAA The Twilight Zone [1st Season Finale]
NBC A.P. Bio: Handcuffed [New Episode – Special Time]
FREEFORM Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger: Level Up [2nd Season Finale]
ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night [Special Presentation]
NBC Abby’s: Backup [New Episode – Special Time]
ABC 2019 NBA Finals – Game 1: Golden Stat Warriors @ Toronto Raptor
Comedy Klepper: Invisible Nation [New Episode – Special Night & Time]
Friday, May 31, 2019
NETFLIX Bad Blood [Complete Second Season Premiere]
AMAZON Good Omens [Complete First Season / Series Premiere]
Aziraphale and Crowley, of Heaven and Hell respectively, have grown rather fond of the Earth. So it’s terrible news that it’s about to end. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing. The Four Horsemen are ready to ride. Everything is going according to the Divine Plan…except that someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist. Can our heroes find him and stop Armageddon before it’s too late? Click here for more information.
NETFLIX Chopsticks [Feature Film Presentation]
A gifted but insecure woman embarks on a transformative journey when she enlists an enigmatic con man to recover her stolen car from an eccentric thug. Click here for more information.
NETFLIX When They See Us [Complete First Season / Series Premiere]
Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story. Click here for more information.
DC Universe Swamp Thing [Series Premiere]
The series will be based on the popular DC Comics character. Click here for more information.
HBO Deadwood: The Movie [Two-Hour Special Presentation]
NBC Blindspot: The Gang Gets Gone [4th Season Finale – Special Time]
Showtime Wu-tang Clan: Of Mics and Men [1st Season Finale]
Saturday, June 01, 2019
NETFLIX Arthdal Chronicles [Complete First Season / Series Premiere]
In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal and its surrounding regions vie for power as they build a new society. Click here for more information.
NBCSN NHL: Stanley Cup Finals Game 3
REELZ Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary [Two-Hour Special Presentation That Aired in 2014]