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Next Week in TV 4/2: Quantum Leap’s Epic First Season Finale, FBI Crossover Event, Jeremy Renner Interview, and More!

By Scott C. & DRWHO42 

There are no April Fools’ tricks this upcoming week on TV. 

Speaking of the week ahead, it will feature the season one finale of NBC’s Quantum Leap (10 p.m. ET; Monday, April 3rd), and the CBS FBI franchise crossover event “Imminent Threat” airing one night starting 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, April 4th. Also, ABC’s Jeremy Renner interview with Diane Sawyer drops this week (10 p.m. ET; Thursday, April 6th).

Want an Earth trip? Then how about seeing the streaming debut of the Disney Plus show Journey to the Center of the Earth (3 a.m. ET; Wednesday, April 3rd). The listing below will have more series information.

Paramount+ will have Grease: Rise of The Pink Ladies series debuting this week (3 a.m. ET; Thursday, April 6th). It is “A spinoff of the original John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John 1978 musical.”

In recent news, the first movie trailer for Blue Beetle will drop sometime on Monday (April 3rd); Secret Invasion premieres on Disney Plus on June 21st, and tickets for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 goes on sale this Monday (April 3rd). Lastly, David Lowery will direct an episode of the upcoming Disney Plus series Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, while Clint Eastwood will write and direct one more film before retiring. 

As always, we recommend seeing the week’s listing below to see what else is airing soon. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

DRWHO42’s picks:

New: FBI Crossover, The Portable Door [movie].
On-going: Rabbit Hole, Shadow and Bone, Class of ’07, Gotham Knights, Superman and Lois, Picard!!!!!, Carnival Row, The Ark, Accused, Poker Face, Alert: Missing Persons Unit, Hunters, Jack Ryan, Doom Patrol, Wednesday, 1899, Warrior Nun, The Crown, Titans, Manifest, FBI, 9-1-1 & 9-1-1: Lone Star, Law and Order: Organized Crime, The Mandalorian, The Blacklist, True Lies.
Binge / Re-watch: Jack Ryan, The Witcher, Lost in Space, Strike Back (Finished and Re-Watching the Greatness).

Mario Wario’s picks:

New: Jeremy Renner: The Diane Sawyer Interview.
On-going: The Flash, Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Picard.
Binge / Stack: [Nothing at the Moment]

Editor’s note: All times listed below are Eastern and nerd/geek interest are highlighted in AMBER.

Sunday, April 02, 2023
8:00 pm
CBS 2023 CMT Music Awards
SHOWTIME The Circus [8th Season Finale]
AXS TV The Top Ten Revealed: Rock Trios [6th Season Premiere]
9:00 pm
MGM+ A Spy Among Friends: Vodka [New Time Slot Alert]
11:00 pm
ADULT Swim Royal Crackers [Series Premiere / Animated]

It tells the story of Royal Crackers, who was once the king of snacks, but the empire is crumbling. When Theodore Hornsby Sr. ends up in a coma, the rest of the Hornsbys will try to make Royal Crackers the success it once was. Click here for more information.

Monday, April 03, 2023
12:01 am
HULU Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields [Documentary]
3:01 am
ACORN TV The Brokenwood Mysteries [9th Season Premiere]
ACORN TV The Larkins: Pop In Prison / Vengeance [2nd Season Finale]
3:00 pm
DISNEY XD Beyblade Burst Quaddrive: Thunder And Lightning! Elemental Power! [7th Season Premiere / Anime]
8:00 pm
NICK JR The Adventures of Paddington: Paddington’s Goo Monster [3rd Season Premiere / Animated]
9:00 pm
PBS La Frontera With Pati Jinich: Fronterizos of the Golden Coast [2nd Season Premiere]
10:00 pm
NBC Quantum Leap: Judgment Day [1st Season Finale]

Tuesday, April 04, 2023
12:01 am
AMAZON Redefined: J.R. Smith [Documentary]
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
CBS FBI: International, FBI, FBI: Most Wanted: Imminent Threat – Parts One through Three [Special Three Series Crossover Event]


Wednesday, April 05, 2023
12:01 am
HULU The Good Mothers [Series Premiere]

Three women who were born into the deadliest and wealthiest of the Italian mafia clans work with a courageous female prosecutor to bring it down from the inside. Click here for more information.

HULU The Pope: Answers [Special]
APPLE TV+ Schmigadoon! [2nd Season Premiere]
HULU Wu-Tang: An American Saga: Triumph [Series Finale]
3:00 am
DISNEY+ The Crossover [Series Premiere]

The boys come of age on and off the court as their former pro-baller father adjusts to life after basketball and matriarch mother finally gets to pursue dreams of her own. Click here for more information.

DISNEY+ Journey to the Center of the Earth [Series Premiere]

In “Jules Verne: Journey To The Center Of The Earth,” Diego spends the summer with his friends at Pompilio Calderón’s camp, an eccentric explorer. There they find their grandmother Pola’s medallion and, by deciding to follow in her footsteps, they will live an adventure in a parallel dimension in which they will have the mission of saving the planet from a catastrophe. Click here for more information.

AMC+ Hullraisers [Series Premiere]

British sitcom adapted from the Israeli sitcom “Little Mom.” It follows the ups and downs of life, friendship, and family for three women living in Hull: self-described actress Toni and her sister Paula and best friend Rana. Click here for more information.

10:00 pm
FXX Dave: Texas / Harrison Ave [3rd Season Premiere]

Thursday, April 06, 2023
3:00 am
NETFLIX Beef [Series Premiere]

A road rage incident between two strangers — a failing contractor and an unfulfilled entrepreneur — sparks a feud that brings out their darkest impulses. Click here for more information.

PARAMOUNT+ Grease: Rise of The Pink Ladies [Series Premiere]

A spinoff of the original John Travolta and Olivia Newton John 1978 musical. Click here for more information.

HBO MAX Looney Tunes Cartoons [5th Season Premiere / Animated]
NETFLIX The Nutty Boy [1st Season Finale / Animated]
SHUDDER Slasher: Ripper [5th Season Premiere]
9:00 pm
E! Celebrity Game Face [4th Season Premiere]
10:00 pm
E! Celebrity Prank Wars [Series Premiere]
10:00 pm
ABC Jeremy Renner: The Diane Sawyer Interview – A Story of Terror, Survival and Triumph

Friday, April 07, 2023
12:01 am
AMAZON Gangs of Lagos [Movie]

Get ready to experience the gritty world of Lagos like never before. Click here for more information.

AMAZON On a Wing and a Prayer [Movie]

After their pilot dies unexpectedly mid-flight, Doug White’s (Dennis Quaid) has to safely land a plane and save his entire family from insurmountable danger. Click here for more information.

AMAZON The Boarding School: Las Cumbres [Series Finale]
APPLE TV+ Boom! Boom! The World Vs. Boris Becker [Documentary]
APPLE TV+ Hello Tomorrow! [1st Season Finale]
APPLE TV+ The Problem With Jon Stewart [2nd Season Finale]
HULU Tiny Beautiful Things [Series Premiere]

Based on the best-selling collection by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things is about a woman – Clare (KATHRYN HAHN) – who becomes a revered advice columnist when her own life is falling apart. When we first meet Clare, her marriage to her husband Danny is on its last leg. Her daughter, Rae, will barely talk to her. And her once-promising writing career is non-existent. So when an old writing friend suggests she take over as the advice columnist Dear Sugar, she thinks she’s the last person for the job. Click here for more information.

3:01 am
NETFLIX Oh Belinda [Movie]

A young actor’s perfect life takes a madcap turn when she agrees to star in a commercial — and suddenly gets transported to her character’s world. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Chupa [Movie]

While visiting family in Mexico, a lonely boy befriends a mythical creature hiding on his grandfather’s ranch and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Thicker Than Water [Series Premiere]

A journalist’s life devolves into chaos when she shields her brother from the law, inadvertently entangling her family in a drug lord’s merciless scheme. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Transatlantic [Series Premiere]

Two Americans and their allies form a scrappy rescue operation in 1940 Marseilles to help artists, writers and other refugees fleeing Europe during WWII. Click here for more information.

10:00 pm
FX The New York Times Presents: The Legacy of J Dilla [Special]

Saturday, April 08, 2023
3:01 am
NETFLIX Hunger [Movie]

A talented young street-food cook pushes herself to the limit after accepting an invitation to train under an infamous and ruthless chef. Click here for more information.

8:00 pm
MGM+ The Portable Door [Movie]

The movie centers on Paul Carpenter and Sophie Pettingel, lowly, put-upon interns who begin working at the mysterious London firm J.W. Wells & Co., and become increasingly aware that their employers are anything but conventional. Charismatic villains Humphrey Wells, the CEO of the company, and middle manager Dennis Tanner are disrupting the world of magic by bringing modern corporate strategy to ancient magical practices, and Paul and Sophie discover the true agenda of the vast corporation. Click here for more information.

9:25 pm
DISNEY The Owl House: Watching And Dreaming [Series Finale]

Mario Wario

Scott is a Spidey/Funko/video game fanatic, yet going to a pop culture convention is always his goal. Yes, he is also a fan of Mario and Wario. You can follow him on Twitter @ScottyTheWise.