On TV this Thursday: Sarah Drew returns to Grey’s Anatomy, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Sara Bareilles front the girl-group comedy Girls5eva, and Michael Che (and a few of his pals from SNL) head to HBO Max. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Grey's Stages 'Japril' Reunion, Girls5eva Premiere and More
Series premiere (all eight episodes): A one-hit-wonder girl group reunites to give their dreams one more shot; Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry (Broadway’s Hamilton), Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) and Paula Pell (A.P. Bio) star. (Read review.)
Season 2 premiere (first three episodes): Guest judges this cycle include Tiffany Haddish, Taraji P. Henson, Amiyah Scott, Nicco Annan, Normani, Adam Lambert and Demi Lovato.
That Damn Michael Che
Series premiere (all six episodes): Sketches and vignettes are used to illustrate what it feels like to experience everyday situations, including racial profiling, unemployment and falling in love; featured actors include SNL‘s Cecily Strong, Heidi Gardner, Colin Quinn, Ellen Cleghorne and Colin Jost.
Charles reconnects with the widow of the Empirical author who inspired his novel; Maggie teaches an art class. (Watch midseason promo.)
Two episodes: Saanvi proves her worth; Angelina reaches a breaking point; Mick and Ben help a desperate Flight 828 passenger.
Walker, Stella and August attempt to put their stamp on the Sidestep; Stella makes a dangerous decision with lasting consequences.
United States of Al
Art asks Riley and Al to speak at a fundraiser for interpreters; Riley comes face-to-face with Vanessa’s new boyfriend. (Watch Young Sheldon sneak peek.)
Last Man Standing
After Mike’s doctor recommends that he start stretching, he needs an excuse to get out of yoga with Vanessa. (Series finale airs in two weeks!)
Hope and Landon’s new mission takes an unexpected turn; Lizzie enlists MG’s help in her quest to learn more about Finch. (Get scoop!)
In the series’ penultimate episode, the women attend a gala honoring Marjorie — but Bonnie’s introduction doesn’t go according to plan.
First new episode in four weeks! Clarice feels a tie to the victim when ViCAP investigates a med student’s alleged suicide. (Is cancellation a given?)