What to Watch Today

Handmaid's Tale Is Told, black-ish Sister Act and More

On TV this Wednesday: Hulu launches the highly anticipated Handmaid’s Tale, Rashida Jones plays a never-before-seen black-ish sibling and a manhunt is underway on Arrow. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Hulu
    The Handmaid's Tale

    Series premiere (first three episodes, then weekly): Based on the Margaret Atwood novel, this dystopian drama tells the story of a totalitarian society where women are forced into sexual servitude amid plunging fertility rates; Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Joseph Fiennes (American Horror Story), Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck), Samira Wiley (OITNB), Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls) and Ann Dowd (The Leftovers) star. (Read review.)

  • The CW

    Team Arrow, A.R.G.U.S. and the SCPD launch a manhunt for Adrian Chase, and in doing so butt heads with Felicity/Helix. (Read preview; watch trailer.)

  • NBC

    Jane and Weller go undercover as part of a high-stakes scavenger hunt run by powerful hackers. (Should NBC Keep or Cut the bubble drama?)

  • ABC

    Special time (two episodes): Bow’s sister (Angie Tribeca‘s Rashida Jones) rolls into town. Later, Bow and Dre get sentimental after Zoey is accepted into colleges across the country.

  • The CW
    The 100

    Jasper and Bellamy embark on a quest; Clarke struggles to maintain peace as word gets out about Jaha’s discovery. (Read preview; plus, May sweeps spoilers!)

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    The BAU investigates when government employees succumb to heart attack symptoms; Reid awaits his trial date; Jane Lynch returns (read preview).

  • Fox

    Lucious receives unexpected news from Cookie; Giuliana moves in with Lucious to make Cookie jealous; Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives) guest-stars.

  • NBC
    Law & Order: SVU

    A news anchor (Code Black alum Bonnie Somerville) makes an on-air rape accusation; Peyton List (Frequency) and Christopher McDonald (The Good Wife) also guest-star.

  • Sundance TV

    Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Ciro and Penny organize a meeting as the Savastano clan remains divided; a robbery goes south.

  • NBC
    Chicago P.D.

    The weapon used to murder a teenage boy is linked to a case Voight worked on 17 years prior. (Get scoop on showrunner exit.)