What to Watch Tonight

Bryan Cranston as LBJ, SNL Finale, Wayward-athon and More

  • FX
    Wayward Pines

    Through 6 pm | Before the twisty thriller returns on May 25, catch up on Season 1 in its entirety. (Watch a Season 2 teaser.)

  • NBC
    Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The St. Louis Blues (1-2) attempt to even the score against the San Jose Sharks in Game 4.

  • HBO
    All the Way

    Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston reprises his Tony-winning role of Lyndon B. Johnson in this adaptation of Robert Schenkkan’s play, which follows LBJ’s tumultuous first year in office after Kennedy’s assassination. Anthony Mackie (Captain America), Melissa Leo (Wayward Pines) and Frank Langella (The Americans) co-star.

  • ESPN
    NBA Playoffs

    LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-0) go for their third straight victory against the Toronto Raptors.

  • Starz
    Outlander

    Grab-the-Kleenex alert! Claire is brought to L’Hôpital des Anges, where doctors try to save her life and that of her unborn baby.

  • CBS
    The Spymasters – CIA in the Crosshairs

    Homeland‘s Mandy Patinkin narrates this documentary — making its broadcast-TV premiere — which takes viewers inside the inner workings of the CIA.

  • Hallmark
    Date With Love

    When an A-list actress (Shenae Grimes-Beech, 90210) gets dumped on the red carpet before her latest movie premiere, she accepts a “promposal” from a small-town teen (Quinn Lord, The Man in the High Castle) in order to save her reputation.

  • History
    Roots: A New Vision

    Before History’s Roots remake airs on Memorial Day, the cabler offers a sneak peek of the eight-hour miniseries. (And at an oddly specific time, too!)

  • Fox
    Party Over Here

    Season finale: In a second “best of” compilation, sketches include “Shots,” “Ad Stalker” and the curiously-named “Salsa Bitch.” (Not yet renewed.)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Season finale: Series vet Fred Armisen returns to host, with singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett as musical guest. (Renewed.)

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7 Comments
  1. Joey Padron says:

    SNL. Hope some of alum cast that Fred was in the cast will appear in season finale.

  2. I can’t believe anyone thought it was a good idea to remake Roots. Such an amazing miniseries shouldn’t be done again. We need new ideas in film & television.

    • There is an entire generation that never saw the original, so there’s that. It was an important cultural show that served to open up conversations that are still much needed today. Our country is still divided on civil rights issues, and we need to be reminded how ugly our history has been, and how ugly discrimination is today.

    • texmike says:

      Dijea (@Dijea) Amen!

  3. Kevin K says:

    Stanley Cup Playoffs (LET’S GO SHARKS) and the season finale of SNL with Fred Armisen

  4. N says:

    Wayward Pines

  5. lkh says:

    All the Way and Bryan Cranston and well, everyone–amazing, just amazing.