What to Watch Today

Mom's Painful Memory, 'Trump' Talk Show, NFL Draft and More

On TV this first Thursday of May Sweeps: Mom is forced to relive a troubling time, “President Donald Trump” gets his own late-night talk show, the Superstore gang attends a wedding and Dick Wolf goes Inside the FBI. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • ESPN
    2017 NFL Draft

    Trey Wingo, Mel Kiper Jr., Jon Gruden and Louis Riddick lead coverage of Round 1, live from Philadelphia.

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    Fire Island

    Series premiere (two hours): From EPs Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos comes this unscripted show about a group of young LGBT professionals living together at a beachfront property for the summer.

  • CBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Leonard grows concerned when Penny considers a new job opportunity working with ex-boyfriend ex-husband Zack. (Get scoop.)

  • NBC

    Special time: Amy and Jonah grow uncomfortable when relationship rumors begin swirling at Cheyenne and Bo’s wedding. (What happened to Powerless?)

  • Fox
    Kicking & Screaming

    Season 1 finale: After reflecting on their journeys, the final teams compete in one last elimination challenge; a winning team is revealed. (Not yet renewed.)

  • The CW

    Alice wants Betty to help with the Jason Blossom investigation; Jughead considers giving his dad another chance. (Read May Sweeps preview; meet Veronica’s dad.)

  • ABC

    Olivia and her team feel defeated by Peus; a shocking new threat to the White House changes everything. (We ranked every Shonda Rhimes series!)

  • CBS

    Christy deals with a painful memory from her past; everyone turns to Bonnie for guidance when Marjorie takes a break from the group.

  • USA Network
    Inside the FBI: New York

    Docuseries premiere: From über producer Dick Wolf (NBC’s Law & Order and Chicago franchises) comes this in-depth look at the FBI’s flagship office. In Episode 1, the bureau tries to prevent a terrorist attack in the wake of ISIS strikes in Paris and San Bernardino.

  • Comedy Central
    The President Show

    Series premiere: This weekly talk show features comedian Anthony Atamanuik (@Midnight) in character as President Donald Trump.