The next 2 weeks see the premiere of 4 new series, the return of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Dynasty, Invincible, Mythic Quest, Pose, Shrill, The Girlfriend Experience and The Handmaid’s Tale as well as the series finale of MacGyver. New series premiering in the next two weeks include Apple TV’s new drama The Mosquito Coast, Netflix’s new superhero drama Jupiter’s Legacy and new crime drama mini-series The Innocent, Peacock’s new comedy Rutherford Falls, which premieres in Canada on Showcase and new Crave original mini-series WAY OVER ME (SORTEZ-MOI DE MOI). In addition, Creepshow, Ghostwriter, Kenan, Magnum, P.I. and Young Rock conclude their current season.
Other highlights include the premiere of 2 new documentaries- Seasame Street: 50 Years of Sunny Days, a 2hr special on the legacy and impact of the iconic children’s show; The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness, docu-series on one of America’s most prolific serial killers David Berkowitz (aka ‘Son of Sam’). Award season concludes with the 93rd Academy Awards, which honour the film’s industry’s best (airing April 25 @ 8pm ET). On the reality front, Food Network competition series Junior Chef Showdown and The Great Food Truck Race return with an all-new seasons. In addition, National Geographic’s anthology series Genius concludes its current season and Crave original docu-series Dark Side of the Ring returns with an all-new season.
SUNDAY APRIL 25
E! Live from the Red Carpet: Oscars 2021 – Pre-award special (E! Canada @ 5pm ET)
Biography: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper – DOCUMENTARY (A&E @ 8pm ET)
The story of a man who is universally considered one of WWE’s greatest villains.
93rd Academy Awards – Award special (CTV and ABC @ 8pm ET)
Honouring the best achievements in film from the past year.
Dinner: Impossible – SEASON 9 PREMIERE (Food Network Canada @ 8pm ET)
Junior Chef Showdown – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Food Network Canada @ 9pm ET)
The Great Food Truck Race – SEASON 13 PREMIERE (Food Network Canada @ 10pm ET)
MONDAY APRIL 26
SESAME STREET: 50 YEARS OF SUNNY DAYS – 2hr Special (ABC @ 8pm ET)
Highlighting the 50-year impact of the iconic series and the nonprofit behind it, Sesame Workshop; featured guests include W. Kamau Bell, Gloria Estefan, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Whoopi Goldberg, Christopher Jackson, John Legend, Lucy Liu and Olivia Munn.
INSIDE OUT – SERIES PREMIERE (HGTV Canada @ 10pm ET)
Carmine Sabatella and Mike Pyle balance priorities and budgets to make homes beautiful.
TUESDAY APRIL 27
Kenan – SEASON 1 FINALE (Citytv and NBC @ 8:30pm ET)
WEDNESDAY APRIL 28
The Handmaid’s Tale – SEASON 4 PREMIERE (CTV Drama Channel @ 9pm ET and streaming on Crave) **2hr Premiere**
THURSDAY APRIL 29
Creepshow – SEASON 2 FINALE (Shudder)
RUTHERFORD FALLS – SERIES PREMIERE (Global and Showcase @ 8pm ET)
Two lifelong best friends, Nathan Rutherford and Reagan Wells, find themselves at a crossroads — quite literally — when their sleepy town gets an unexpected wake-up call.
FRIDAY APRIL 30
Invincible – SEASON 1 FINALE (Amazon Prime Video)
THE MOSQUITO COAST – SERIES PREMIERE (Apple TV+)
An idealistic man, disgusted with the corruption of the civilized world, uproots his family to Latin America.
THE INNOCENT – LIMITED SERIES PREMIERE (Netflix)
An accidental killing leads a man down a dark hole of intrigue and murder. Just as he finds love and freedom, one phone call brings back the nightmare.
MacGyver – SERIES FINALE (Global and CBS @ 8pm ET)
SUNDAY MAY 2
Biography: “Macho Man” Randy Savage – DOCUMENTARY (A&E @ 8pm ET)
A story of a colorful and charismatic man who became famous for his catch phrases and larger-than-life attitude.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – SEASON 6 PREMIERE (The CW @ 8pm ET)
Genius: Aretha – SEASON 3 FINALE (National Geographic Canada @ 9pm ET)
Pose – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (FX Canada @ 10pm ET)
The Girlfriend Experience – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Starz Canada @ 10pm ET)
TUESDAY MAY 4
Selena: The Series – PART 2 PREMIERE (Netflix)
Young Rock – SEASON 1 FINALE (Citytv and NBC @ 8pm ET)
History Erased – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (History Canada @ 9pm ET)
WEDNESDAY MAY 5
THE SONS OF SAM: A DESCENT INTO DARKNESS – DOCUSERIES PREMIERE (Netflix)
The Son of Sam case grew into a lifelong obsession for journalist Maury Terry, who became convinced that the murders were linked to a satanic cult.
Kids Say the Darndest Things – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Global and CBS @ 8pm ET)
THURSDAY MAY 6
Dark Side of the Ring – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Crave @ 9pm ET)
FRIDAY MAY 7
Ghostwriter – SEASON 2 FINALE (Apple TV+)
Mythic Quest – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Apple TV+)
WAY OVER ME (SORTEZ-MOI DE MOI) – LIMITED SERIES PREMIERE (Crave)
The series takes us into the world of mental health where Dr. Justine Mathieu (Pascale Bussières) meets with patients that were brought in by frontline emergency responders Clara St-Amand (Sophie Lorain) and Gabriel Beauregard (Bruno Marcil).
Shrill – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (Crave) **Final Season**
Dynasty – SEASON 4 PREMIERE (The CW @ 9pm ET)
Magnum, P.I. – SEASON 3 FINALE (CTV and CBS @ 9pm ET)