The week ahead sees the premiere of 2 new series, the series finale of Empire and Will & Grace, the return of After Life and the season finale of 4 series. New series premiering this week include Netflix original The Midnight Gospel and Apple TV’s Defending Jacob. Series concluding their current season this week include Better Call Saul, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Law & Order: SVU and Superstore. In addition, two mini-series conclude this week: FX’s Devs and HBO’s The Plot Against America.
Other highlights include the premiere of Food Network’s new reality series Junior Chef Showdown and Apple TV’s new original documentary Beastie Boys Story.
SUNDAY APRIL 19
JUNIOR CHEF SHOWDOWN – SERIES PREMIERE (Food Network Canada @ 9pm ET)
Fourteen junior chefs enter the kitchen for the first time to showcase their cooking chops for judges Jordan Andino, Lynn Crawford and Anna Olson.
MONDAY APRIL 20
Better Call Saul – SEASON 5 FINALE (AMC @ 9pm ET)
The Plot Against America – SERIES FINALE (HBO Canada @ 9pm ET)
TUESDAY APRIL 21
Empire – SERIES FINALE (CHCH and FOX @ 9pm ET)
THURSDAY APRIL 23
Superstore – SEASON 5 FINALE (Global and NBC @ 8pm ET)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine – SEASON 7 FINALE (Global and NBC @ 8:30pm ET)
Will & Grace – SERIES FINALE (Global and NBC @ 9pm ET)
Law & Order: SVU – SEASON 21 FINALE (CTV and NBC @ 10pm ET)
Devs – SERIES FINALE (FX Canada @ 10pm ET)
FRIDAY APRIL 24
After Life – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Netflix)
Beastie Boys Story – Documentary Special (Apple TV+)
Here’s a little story they’re about to tell… Mike Diamond and Adam Horovitz share the story of their band and 40 years of
friendship in a live documentary experience directed by friend, collaborator and their former grandfather, Spike Jonze.
DEFENDING JACOB – SERIES PREMIERE (Apple TV+) **Limited Series**
Based on the novel of the same name, Defending Jacob tells the story of “a father dealing with the accusation that his son is a 14-year-old murderer.