On TV this Monday: Jessica Biel takes a swing as Candy Montgomery, American Song Contest crowns its first (and last?) winner, and Breeders is back for Season 3. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern. (Also check out our weekly TVLine-Up of premieres and finales, plus our monthly streaming guide.)
What to Watch Today
Jessica Biel Is Candy, Breeders Is Back, Song Contest Names Winner, New Amsterdam and More
Limited series premiere (one episode per day through Friday): The pressures of conformity build within 1980s housewife Candy Montgomery (played by The Sinner‘s Jessica Biel), culminating in deadly results; Melanie Lynskey (Yellowjackets), Timothy Simons (Veep), Pablo Schreiber (Halo) and Raúl Esparza (Law & Order: SVU) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
American Song Contest
Season 1 finale: The top 10 artists perform one last time for their chance to win America’s vote. (Not yet renewed.)
Grammy-winning legend Patti LaBelle guest-stars as Calvin’s mother, the oft-mentioned Butler matriarch Marilyn. (Watch sneak peek.)
Hen and Chimney put their lives on the line to get to the bottom of a mysterious death; Eddie visits Texas to try to make amends with his father.
All American: Homecoming
Simone attempts to distract herself from what’s really upsetting her; saddled with more questions than answers, Damon find help from Thea.
Better Call Saul
As business booms for Jimmy, tensions escalate between Gus and Lalo. (How great was Kim meeting Mike??)
We Own This City
Hersl is placed on the GTTF; Jensen monitors Gondo’s calls; Jenkins brings Suiter along on a raid. (Fall behind? Read Episode 2 recap.)
Season 3 premiere (two episodes): Paul stays at Leah’s house; Ally begins to feel the pressure of single parenthood. (Watch trailer.)
The Good Doctor
Shaun and Claire work a case together, just like old times; Sophie takes Lea out for a day of wedding planning; Lim stays on top of Nurse Villanueva’s situation.
Special night: Max discovers a fatal flaw in Fuentes’ scheme to acquire the UMI medical clinic. (Another new episode airs Tuesday at 10.)
Speaking of NBC medical dramas….
👨⚕️ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 👨⚕️
On May 9, 2002, ER‘s Dr. Mark Greene returned home to Hawaii, with daughter Rachel, to live out his final days. [Cue Israel Kamakawiwoʻole’s “Over the Rainbow” 😭]