On TV this Wednesday: The Upshaws aims for laughs, Nancy Drew introduces Tom Swift, and Samantha Bee gets serious about gun control. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
The Upshaws Premiere, Sam Bee Tackles Gun Control and More
The Handmaid's Tale
June searches for more active rebels, as Janine tries to help her fit in with their new group of survivors. (Fall behind? Read Episode 4 post mortem.)
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Mike Epps, Wanda Sykes and Kim Fields star in this multi-cam centered on a working class family in Indiana. (Watch trailer.)
Maggie keeps an eye on third-year med students as they begin their ED rotation; Natalie tries to cover up how she broke the rules to treat her mother.
The Masked Singer
It’s down to the final five! Black Swan, Chameleon, Piglet, Russian Dolls and Yeti perform in the quarterfinals. (Robopine unmasked!)
Season 4 premiere: Tensions escalate between Juliette and Kelsey; newly engaged Madisson worries about Ish’s age; Brandon adapts to fatherhood.
Darlene has an awkward encounter with Barb; Becky gives a presentation on addiction to Mark’s class; Estelle Parsons returns as Bev. (Who’s back for May 19 finale?)
The Hills: New Beginnings
Season 2 premiere: The group reunites after a year apart; Brody focuses all of his energy on making amends with Kaitlynn. (Watch trailer.)
Bravo must infiltrate a Boko Haram camp, hack its data network and rescue an American hostage. Sounds easy enough. (Is cancellation a possibility?)
A Million Little Things
The group reevaluates its own racial biases and takes to the streets in response to the killing of George Floyd; Rome has a candid talk with his father.
Full Frontal Wants to Take Your Guns
Samantha Bee will explore “how appalling and frankly stupid it is that we as Americans are told there’s simply nothing we can do about gun violence.”
🌷 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🌷
On May 12, 2009, Fringe‘s Season 1 finale ended with the reveal that Olivia and William Bell were standing inside the South Tower of the World Trade Center.