The week ahead sees the premiere of 4 new series, the series finale of Cinemax’s Strike Back, the return of 6 series as well as the season finale of several network series who are cutting their seasons short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New series premiering this week include Netflix original blackAF, FX’s new original mini-series Mrs. America, HBO’s Run and new ABC drama The Baker and the Beauty. Series concluding their current season this week include Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, Indebted and New Amsterdam. In addition, American Gods, Bosch, In The Dark, Insecure, Killing Eve and What We Do in the Shadows return with all new seasons and Black Monday concludes the first part of its current season.
Other highlights include the premiere of 2 new reality series- HGTV’s Celebrity IOU and ABC’s The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart as well as the season finale of Lego Masters. In addition, Food Network’s Top Chef Canada and NBC’s Songland return with all-new seasons. Also, a special 2hr benefit concert entitled One World: Together At Home airs Saturday @ 8pm ET in support of healthcare workers who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
SUNDAY APRIL 12
Killing Eve – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (CTV Drama Channel @ 10pm ET)
Black Monday – Season 2 Spring Finale (Crave 1 @ 10pm ET)
Insecure– SEASON 4 PREMIERE (HBO Canada @ 10pm ET)
RUN – SERIES PREMIERE (HBO Canada @ 10:35pm ET)
Run follows a woman whose humdrum life is thrown upside down when she receives a text from her college sweetheart inviting her to drop everything and meet him in New York to fulfill the pact they made 17 years previously.
MONDAY APRIL 13
The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart – SERIES PREMIERE (Citytv and ABC @ 8pm ET)
THE BAKER AND THE BEAUTY – SERIES PREMIERE (Citytv and ABC @ 10pm ET)
Daniel Garcia is working in the family bakery and doing everything that his loving Cuban parents and siblings expect him to do. But on a wild Miami night he meets Noa Hamilton, an international superstar and fashion mogul, and his life moves into the spotlight. Will this unlikely couple upend their lives to be together and pull their families into a culture clash?
Top Chef Canada – SEASON 8 PREMIERE (Food Network Canada @ 10pm ET)
Celebrity IOU – SERIES PREMIERE (HGTV Canada @ 10pm ET)
Songland – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (NBC @ 10:01pm ET)
TUESDAY APRIL 14
New Amsterdam – SEASON 2 FINALE (Global and NBC @ 9pm ET)
American Gods – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Super Channel Fuse @ 9pm ET)
Deadliest Catch – SEASON 16 PREMIERE (Discovery Channel Canada @ 10pm ET)
WEDNESDAY APRIL 15
Chicago Med – SEASON 5 FINALE (Citytv and NBC @ 8pm ET)
Chicago Fire – SEASON 8 FINALE (Citytv and NBC @ 9pm ET)
Nancy Drew – SEASON 1 FINALE (W Network and The CW @ 9pm ET)
What We Do in the Shadows – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (FX Canada @ 9pm ET)
Lego Masters – SEASON 1 FINALE (FOX @ 9:01pm ET)
Chicago PD – SEASON 7 FINALE (Citytv and NBC @ 10pm ET)
Mrs. America – SERIES PREMIERE (FX Canada @ 10pm ET)
“Mrs. America tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, played by Cate Blanchett.
THURSDAY APRIL 16
In The Dark – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (The CW @ 9pm ET)
Indebted – SEASON 1 FINALE (NBC @ 9:30pm ET)
FRIDAY APRIL 17
Strike Back – SERIES FINALE (HBO Canada @ 10pm ET)
SATURDAY APRIL 18
Bosch – SEASON 6 PREMIERE (CraveTV)
One World: Together at Home – 2hr Special Benefit Concert for COVID-19
(Airs @ 8pm ET on the following: ABC, CBS, NBC, CTV, CTV 2, CP24, Much, MTV, TSN & VRAK)