Another week, another batch of finales as the current tv season comes to an end. The week ahead sees the premiere of 3 new scripted series, 2 new reality series and the return of Carter, Good Witch, Homecoming, The 100 and Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series. New series premiering this week include DC Universe’s Stargirl, Starz’s new drama High Town and Netflix original Sweet Magnolias. Also, Motherland: Fort Salem concludes its first season this week.
Other highlights include the premiere of new competition series Ultimate Tag, reality series Labor of Love, new Netflix comedy special Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything and The Story of Soaps, a 2hr retrospective on the history of soap operas. In addition, the following reality series conclude their current season this week: American Idol, The Bachelor Presents: List to Your Heart, The Masked Singer, The Voice and HGTV’s Celebrity IOU. Also, Chopped Junior, Holey Moley and To Tell The Truth return for another season.
SUNDAY MAY 17
American Idol – SEASON 18 FINALE (CTV2 and ABC @ 8pm ET)
Batwoman – SEASON 1 FINALE (Showcase and The CW @ 8pm ET)
The Simpsons – SEASON 31 FINALE (Citytv and FOX @ 8pm ET)
Duncanville – SEASON 1 FINALE (Citytv and FOX @ 8:30pm ET)
Bob’s Burgers – SEASON 10 FINALE (Citytv and FOX @ 9pm ET)
Supergirl – SEASON 5 FINALE (Showcase and The CW @ 9pm ET)
Good Witch – SEASON 6 PREMIERE (W Network @ 9pm ET)
Family Guy – SEASON 18 FINALE (Citytv and FOX @ 9:30pm ET)
HIGHTOWN – SERIES PREMIERE (Starz Canada @ 10:05pm ET)
Set in the world of beautiful but bleak Cape Cod, “Hightown” follows one woman’s journey to sobriety overshadowed by a murder investigation dragging her into its fold.
MONDAY MAY 18
The Bachelor Presents: List to Your Heart – SEASON 1 FINALE (Citytv and ABC @ 8pm ET)
Celebrity IOU – SEASON 1 FINALE (HGTV Canada @ 10pm ET)
TUESDAY MAY 19
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything – COMEDY SPECIAL (Netflix)
Turning 50. Finding love again. Buying a house. Experiencing existential dread at Denny’s. Life comes at Patton Oswalt fast in this stand-up special.
The Story of Soaps – 2hr Special (ABC @ 8pm ET)
The Story of Soaps explores how no genre of television has laid deeper roots into our cultural consciousness and serialized storytelling than the soap opera. Tracing how female creators migrated from radio to television to become the dominant force in daytime for more than three decades; the massive impact the iconic genre has had on the world at large.
DC’S STARGIRL – SERIES PREMIERE (The CW @ 8pm ET)
Stargirl follows Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger), who discovers the cosmic staff and becomes the inspiration for a new generation of superheroes who become the Justice Society of America.
The Voice – SEASON 18 FINALE (CTV and NBC @ 9pm ET)
Chopped Junior – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (Food Network Canada @ 9pm ET)
WEDNESDAY MAY 20
The 100 – SEASON 7 PREMIERE (The CW @ 8pm ET)
The Masked Singer – SEASON 3 FINALE (CTV and FOX @ 8pm ET)
Motherland: Fort Salem – SEASON 1 FINALE (ABC Spark @ 9pm ET)
ULTIMATE TAG – SERIES PREMIERE (CTV and FOX @ 9pm ET)
A high-octane physical competition based on the classic playground game of chase, co-hosted by NFL superstar sibling trio J.J., T.J. and Derek Watt . Each week, competitors – who are everyday citizens and not professional athletes – vault, dodge, tumble and dive over various epic, three-dimensional moving courses, with one simple goal: Don’t get caught.
S.W.A.T. – SEASON 3 FINALE (Global and CBS @ 10pm ET)
THURSDAY MAY 21
Holey Moley – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (ABC @ 9pm ET)
LABOUR OF LOVE – SERIES PREMIERE (Citytv and FOX @ 9pm ET)
In this dating reality show with a twist, hosted by Kristin Davis, a woman who is ready to start a family must choose amongst aspiring fathers-to-be who go through challenges that put their parenting and partnership skills to the test.
To Tell The Truth – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (ABC @ 10pm ET)
FRIDAY MAY 22
Homecoming – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Amazon Prime Video)
Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Netflix)
Carter – SEASON 2 PREMEIRE (CTV @ 9pm ET)