Next Week in TV 4/30: April Ends, but May Begins!

By Scott C. & DRWHO42 

A new month begins this week, and it is May!

As such, this time of the year, you will usually see several series wrapping up their current seasons or for good. For instance, The Good Doctor, The Rookie: Feds, Will Trent, The Conners, The Goldbergs, and Call Me Kat all wrap up their current seasons. Of course, more shows are wrapping up this week, and the week’s listing below will help you out with most of your television needs.

On May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, fans of the franchise will see the return of Star Wars: Visions and the debut of the kids-friendly animated series Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures.

Premiering on Apple TV+ this week is Silo. Starring Rebecca Ferguson as Juliette, the new series is about the last few trying to survive in a silo with murders and lies running rampant inside. Juliette, however, will try to find some answers for one particular murder during the craziness. Of course, like with any new series, we hope this one is good!

Quickly in some news: The Last of Us season two should begin production in a few months, according to Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin. The final season of Netflix’s Top Boy premieres sometime in September and Twisted Metal debuts on July 27th on Peacock.

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DRWHO42’s picks:

New: Silo.
On-going: Rabbit Hole, Night Agent, 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: Silo.
On-going: The Flash, From.
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 30, 2023
7:00 pm
ABC Time 100: The World’s Most Influential People
8:00 pm
SHOWTIME Catching Lightning [1st Season Finale]
9:00 pm
PBS Tom Jones [Series Premiere]

Four-part adaptation of Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones, giving a new twist to the tale of an illegitimate young man’s love for a beautiful heiress. Solly McLeod (House of the Dragon) stars as Tom, with Sophie Wilde (You Don’t Know Me) as Sophia, the object of his infatuation and Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) as the iconic seductress Lady Bellaston. The stellar cast also includes James Fleet, Shirley Henderson, Alun Armstrong, Pearl Mackie, and a torrent of other talent, bringing mid-18th-century England to life in all its passion and prejudice, luxury and loose morals. Click here for more information.

Monday, May 01, 2023
3:01 am
AMC+ Bad Axe [Special]
ACORN TV Balthazar [5th Season Premiere]
6:00 pm
E! E! Live From The Red Carpet – Met Gala 2023
9:00 pm
HBO White House Plumbers: The Beverly Hills Burglary [Series Premiere]

This five-part limited series imagines the behind-the-scenes story of how Nixon’s political saboteurs, E. Howard Hunt (Woody Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Justin Theroux), accidentally toppled the presidency they were zealously trying to protect… and their families along with it. Chronicling actions on the ground, this satirical drama begins in 1971 when the White House hires Hunt and Liddy, former CIA and FBI, respectively, to investigate the Pentagon Papers leak. After failing upward, the unlikely pair lands on the Committee to Re-Elect the President, plotting several unbelievable covert ops – including bugging the Democratic National Committee offices at the Watergate complex. Proving that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, White House Plumbers sheds light on the lesser-known series of events that led to one of the greatest political scandals in American history. Click here for more information.

10:00 pm
ABC The Good Doctor: Love’s Labor [6th Season Finale]

Tuesday, May 02, 2023
3:01 am
PARAMOUNT+ The King Charles Boy Who Walked Alone [Documentary]
BRITBOX Sister Boniface Mysteries [2nd Season Finale]
PARAMOUNT+ Thalia’s Mixtape: El Soundtrack De Mi Vida [Music Documentary]
8:00 pm
ABC The Rookie: Under Siege [5th Season Finale]
9:00 pm
PBS My Grandparents’ War: Emeli Sandé [2nd Season Finale]
ABC The Rookie: Feds: Red One [1st Season Finale]
10:00 pm
ABC Will Trent: A Bad Temper And A Hard Heart [1st Season Finale]

Wednesday, May 03, 2023
12:01 am
APPLE TV+ Schmigadoon! [2nd Season Finale]
3:01 am
DISNEY+ Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All [Documentary]
8:00 pm
ABC The Conners: The Grad Finale [5th Season Finale]
8:30 pm
ABC The Goldbergs: Bev To The Future [Series Finale]
9:00 pm
ABC Not Dead Yet: Not A Fairytale Yet [New Episode on Special Time]
9:30 pm
ABC Not Dead Yet: Not Just Yet (Fka Not Finished Yet) [1st Season Finale]
10:00 pm
ABC A Million Little Things: One Big Thing [Series Finale]

Thursday, May 04, 2023
3:01 am
PEACOCK Bupkis [Series Premiere]

BUPKIS is a new comedy following Pete Davidson as he attempts to work through unique family dynamics and the complexities of fame to form meaningful relationships. The raw, semi-autobiographical series stars Davidson, Edie Falco, and Joe Pesci alongside a star studded supporting cast in a show that straddles reality and absurdity to best represent what it is to be Pete Davidson. Welcome to BUPKIS. Click here for more information.

BRITBOX Grace: Not Dead Yet [3rd Season Finale]
AMC+ Lucky Hank [1st Season Finale]
HBO MAX The Other Two [3rd Season Premiere]
NETFLIX Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story [Series Premiere]

Young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George of England sparks an epic love story and transforms high society in this “Bridgerton” universe prequel. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Sanctuary [Series Premiere]

A tough, desperate kid becomes a sumo wrestler, captivating fans with his cocky attitude — and upsetting an industry steeped in tradition. Click here for more information.

DISNEY+ Star Wars: Visions [2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
DISNEY+ Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventure [Series Premiere / Animated]

It tells the story of Younglings as they go in adventures, and start their journeys to become Jedi Knights. Click here for more information.

9:00 pm
FOX Animal Control: Unicorns and Mountain Lions [1st Season Finale]
9:31 pm
FOX Call Me Kat: Call Me A Donut Wall [3rd Season Finale]
10:00 pm
SHOWTIME Headliners With Rachel Nichols [1st Season Finale]

Friday, May 05, 2023
12:00 am
ADULT SWIM Unicorn: Warriors Eternal [Series Premiere / Animated]

An evil force is looming across the dark, thick-aired streets of industrial revolution London when a group of heroes dubbed Unicorn are accidentally reawakened in the bodies of teenagers instead of adult hosts they’ve embodied in the past. Melinda, a powerful sorceress, Seng, a cosmic monk, and Edred, a warrior elf. With distorted memories and their magical abilities weakened and fragmented, the trio must work together with help from their steam-powered robot, Copernicus, to unravel the mysteries of their pasts and present that will reveal their path to defeating a timeless threat. Click here for more information.

12:01 am
APPLE TV+ Harriet The Spy [2nd Season Premiere]
APPLE TV+ Silo [Series Premiere]

Silo is the story of the last ten thousand people on earth, their mile-deep home protecting them from the toxic and deadly world outside. However, no one knows when or why the silo was built and any who try to find out face fatal consequences. Rebecca Ferguson stars as Juliette, an engineer, who seeks answers about a loved one’s murder and tumbles onto a mystery that goes far deeper than she could have ever imagined, leading her to discover that if the lies don’t kill you, the truth will. Click here for more information.

HULU Taste the Nation With Padma Lakshmi [2nd Season Premiere]
3:01 am
AMC+ God’s Time [Special]
DISNEY+ Entrelazados Live! [Special]
PARAMOUNT+ Death’s Roulette [Movie]

Death’s Roulette stars Manolo Cardona, Maribel Verdú, Carla Adell, Juan Carlos Remolina, Adriana Paz, Dagoberto Gama, and Fernando Becerril, and follows seven strangers who wake up in a mansion in the middle of nowhere to discover they are part of a twisted game. They have 60 minutes to choose one person to die; otherwise, all of them will be murdered. As the clock ticks down, the most lurid secrets will come to light, and they’ll discover they are all connected by a dark past. Click here for more information.

Saturday, May 06, 2023
3:01 am
AMC+ Chasing the Rains [1st Season Finale]
8:00 pm
BBCA Chasing the Rains [1st Season 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.

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