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Next Week in TV 5/12: The Finales Attack!

By Scott and DRWHO42

The week ahead on television has lots and lots of finales!

But Sunday has a couple of seasonal premieres like Ann Rice’s Interview With the Vampire on AMC and The Chi on Showtime. Monday sees the series premiere of After the Flood on Britbox. For more information, the listing below will have it all.

Here are the series that are having their respective finales: Alert: Missing Person Unit, X-Men ‘97, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Organized Crime; Young Sheldon, S.W.A.T., and Saturday Night Live. Of course, the listing has more finales listed below, and there are a lot more!

Quickly in some news: it looks like Shōgun is getting a second season after all with actor Hiroyuki Sanada inking a deal to return. Actor Frank Grillo will be in season two of Peacemaker as Rick Flag Sr, TED got renewed at Peacock; The Bear‘s third season drops on June 27th, and Christopher Lloyd, who played Uncle Fester in the first two 1990s Addams Family films, will be in season two of Wednesday.

As always, keep following the blog on Facebook, Mastodon, and X. Don’t forget to check the TV listing below to see what else is airing soon and to know more about the discussed topics. Lastly, happy Mother’s Day!

DRWHO42’s picks:

New: Doctor Who!!, After The Flood
On-going: Dark Matter, The Veil, Shardlake, Star Wars: Tales of the EmpireDead Boys Detective Agency, Fallout, Star Trek: Discovery, Alex Rider, Call the Midwife, 3 Body Problem, X-Men ‘97, 9-1-1, Vigil, The Signal, Alert: Missing Persons Unit, Shōgun, Law & Order, Law and Order: Organized Crime, Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Binge / Re-watch: Doctor Who, Lost in Space, Strike Back (Finished and Re-Watching the Greatness).

Mario Wario’s picks:

New: After The Flood.
On-going: Resident Alien, Doctor Who.
Binge / Stack: [Nothing at the Moment]

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

Sunday, May 12, 2024
9:00 pm
NBC American Ninja Warrior: Womens Championship
AMC Anne Rice’s Interview With The Vampire [2nd Season Premiere / Also on AMC+]
SHOWTIME The Chi [6th Season Spring Premiere]
9:30 pm
FOX Grimsburg: The Danish Dilemma [1st Season Finale]
10:01 pm
ABC Time100: The World’s Most Influential People [Special]

Monday, May 13, 2024
12:00 am
ADULT SWIM Smiling Friends [2nd Season Premiere / Animated]
3:01 am
BRITBOX After The Flood [Series Premiere]

Joanna finds an unidentified man dead in a lift in a underground car park after a devastating flood, police assumes that he became trapped as the waters rose, but she is obsessed with discovering what happened to him. Click here for more information.

NETFLIX Princess Power [3rd Season Premiere / Animated]

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
12:01 am
HULU The Killing Kind [Series Premiere]

A barrister defends a man against stalking charges, only for him to turn on her. Click here for more information.

9:00 pm
FOX Alert: Missing Persons Unit [2nd Season Finale]
PBS The Express Way With Dulé Hill: Chicago [1st Season Finale]
NBC Best-of The Tonight Show Special: 10 Years of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
12:01 am
HULU Uncle Samsik [Series Premiere]

A 1960s-set tale of two men, their pride, greed and bromance. Click here for more information.

3:01 am
DISNEY+ Queen Rock Montreal [Documentary]
BRITBOX Sister Boniface Mysteries[3rd Season Finale]
DISNEY+ X-Men ’97: Tolerance Is Extinction – Part 3 [1st Season Finale / Animated]
9:00 pm
MAX Ghost Adventures [28th Season Premiere]

Thursday, May 16, 2024
12:01 am
AMAZON Outer Range [2nd Season Premiere]
3:01 am
NETFLIX Maestro In Blue [2nd Season Premiere]
8:00 pm
AMAZON The 59th Academy of Country Music Awards
NBC Law & Order [23rd Season Finale]
8:30 pm
CBS Young Sheldon: Part 2 [Series Finale]
NBC Law & Order: Special Victims Unit [25th Season Finale]
CBS So Help Me Todd: The Tooth Is Out There [2nd Season Finale]
NBC Law & Order: Organized Crime [4th Season Finale]

Friday, May 17, 2024
12:01 am
APPLE TV+ The Big Cigar [Series Premiere]

“The Big Cigar” is the incredible true story of Hollywood revolution meeting social revolution: it’s a wild caper of Black Panther founder Newton escaping from the FBI to Cuba with the assistance of famed producer Bert Schneider in an impossibly elaborate plan — involving a fake movie production — that goes wrong every way it possibly can. And somehow, it’s all true. Mostly. Click here for more information.

APPLE TV+ Franklin [1st Season Finale]
APPLE TV+ Sugar [1st Season Finale]
3:01 am
NETFLIX The 8 Show [Series Premiere]

Eight individuals trapped in a mysterious 8-story building participate in a tempting but dangerous show where they earn money as time passes. Click here for more information.

8:00 pm
CBS S.W.A.T. Twenty Squad [7th Season Finale]
9:00 pm
CBS Fire Country: I Do [2nd Season Finale]
STARZ Mary & George: War [1st Season Finale]
CBS Blue Bloods: The Heart of A Saturday Night [14th Season Spring Finale]

Saturday, May 18, 2024
11:00 am
DISNEY Hailey’s On It!: I Wanna Dance With My Buddy [1st Season Finale]
10:00 pm
CBS 48 Hours: 36th Season Finale [36th Season Finale]
11:29 pm
NBC Saturday Night Live [49th 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.