On TV this first Friday of May Sweeps: Catastrophe returns, CBS goes back Undercover, Netflix debuts its Dear White People follow-up and Rosewood airs its (series?) finale. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Rosewood Finale, L.A. Riots Revisited, Catastrophe Returns, Dear White People and More
Dear White People
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Picking up where the 2014 film left off, this comedy takes place at a predominately white university, where a student of color (Hit the Floor‘s Logan Browning) causes tension by pointing out the casual racism she experiences every day. (Read review.)
This documentary delves into the media’s fascination with the unsolved child-murder case of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey.
Season 2 finale: Rosie, Villa, Slade and Hornstock attempt to take down a group of criminals responsible for a recent jewelry store heist. (Get renewal status.)
Spring premiere: The president and CEO of Tex-Mex chain Taco Bueno goes undercover to see how is company is really run.
Elijah and Klaus host a party to lure out a mysterious servant employed by The Hollow. (Read May Sweeps preview.)
Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992
From American Crime EP John Ridley comes this feature-length documentary about the Los Angeles uprising of April 1992, and the decade of racial tension that preceded the Rodney King Riots.
Danny protects a coma patient — a key witness from his last HPD case — who is showing signs of regaining consciousness; Lori Petty (OITNB) and Michael Paul Chan (Major Crimes) guest-star. (Get scoop.)
Mary contemplates ways to take the English throne; Elizabeth struggles to find a suitor; James faces the tragic aftermath of John Knox’s scheme.
Real Time With Bill Maher
Guests include Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren, director Rob Reiner and nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz.