What to watch on Friday, April 4...
MID-SEASON PREMIERE, 8pm, CBS
To ensnare the murderer of a wealthy couple, Carrie and Al go undercover as spouses in “Til Death.”
8pm, The CW
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Guest-star Darren Criss drops by to lead the improvers in some new directions. Get it? Ehhhh?! Because of the show that he’s—y’know what, to heck with you. I’m sure guest-comics Jeff Davis and Greg Proops thought that was funny.
Larry’s suave brother DJ Jazzy Jeff arrives to undermine the Zabvronians’ Earthbound bliss in “All That Jazzy Jeff.” Meanwhile, Debbie is thrown for a loop when Amber actually confides in her.
SERIES FINALE, 9pm, Fox
“How I Met Your Mullet” finds Virginia receiving a promotion and Sabrina and Jimmy welcoming a new maid (Downton Abbey's Lesley Nicol, a.k.a. Mrs. Patmore), whose contract was bequeathed by Sabrina’s late grandma. Then in the finale, “The Father Daughter Dance,” Virginia’s dad (Jeffrey Tambor) throws her and Burt their long overdue dream wedding.
In “Synchronicity,” the Resistance receives unlikely aid in their quest to spirit Adalind and her baby out of Europe. Back in Portland, Monroe and Rosalee plan their nuptials while Nick and Juliette recall their lack of same.
9pm, The CW
Hart of Dixie
Snafus bedevil Zoe and Joel’s home refurbishment plans, while stiff competition impedes Brick’s hopes of becoming BlueBell’s Man of the Year. Elsewhere in “Carrying Your Love With Me,” Lemon enlists George’s help with a business plan, and Lavon links the town with a sister city in France.
DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE, 9:30pm, HBO
Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes
Go behind the scenes as The Boss records his 18th and most recent studio album, High Hopes. Rehearsals, concert performances, and interviews will also be featured.
After the Chesapeake Ripper apparently strikes again in “Futamono,” Jack and the team spring into action. And Hannibal’s fortuitously timed dinner soirée offers the perfect opportunity to test Will’s current wacky hypothesis about the good doctor’s dietary proclivities.
SEASON 3 PREMIERE, 10pm, Syfy
Alec’s efforts to save Emily could scramble history for good in “Minute by Minute.” To thwart him, Kiera will need to risk it all—and to take on some shady allies in the process.
– Don Cheadle, Billy Dee Williams & Emma Slater, and Naturally 7 on The Arsenio Hall Show, Syndicated, check local listings
– Bill O'Reilly, Anthony Mackie, and Sky Ferreira on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– Billy Crystal, Tony Hale, and Liv Warfield on Late Show with David Letterman, 11:35pm, CBS
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What to watch on Saturday, April 5...
10:30am, The Hub
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
In “Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3,” Rainbow Dash’s quest to join the Wonderbolts Reserves hits its most daunting obstacle yet: a test on the team’s long and storied history. Will Twilight’s tutoring help the facts sink in, or will Dash need to resort to more unorthodox study tactics? (The second one, probably.)
SEASON 1 (AND PROBABLY SERIES) FINALE, 8pm & 9pm, Fox
Keegan rallies support for Scarlet’s district attorney campaign in “Remembrance of Taxis Past,” and then defends a doctor against charges of animal cruelty in “Man’s Best Friend.” Yet however adept his powers of persuasion may be in those matters, even his raffish charm couldn’t stave off a Saturday night burn-off for his low-rated series.
Da Vinci’s Demons
As Leonardo keeps chasing that rainbow (said rainbow in this case being the Book of Leaves), Sixtus lays a papal smackdown on Florence. Meanwhile in “The Voyage of the Damned,” Lucrezia heads to Rome in search of new allies.
9pm, BBC America
Homer’s ne’er-do-well brother lands in town packing an uncut South African diamond in “Our Betrayal, Part I,” but is his arrival a harbinger of a more grievous development? While the captain tends to family matters, Reid and Flight assist a craftsman who’s been fleeced, and Long Susan chafes under Silas Duggan’s thumb.
Saturday Night Live
Anna Kendrick hosts, and the show could do worse than giving over one whole middle segment to her delightful Twitter feed. Musical guest Pharrell performs and looks impossibly cool in an outfit that would make you look like an utter dope.
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What to watch on Sunday, April 6...
Linda’s newfound ESP thrills her and the kids in “I Get A Psychic Out of You,” but irritates a skeptical Bob. Mostly because she keeps spoiling all his favorite shows before they even air.
The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
Returning hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan helm the ceremony from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Stevie Nicks, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, and many more are slated to perform.
Call the Midwife
Jenny’s promotion to “acting sister” ruffles a few feathers, Trixie’s among them. Meanwhile, Cynthia guides a patient through a serene birth, and a more stressed mom-to-be must make a tough choice about the child she’s carrying, who wasn’t fathered by her husband.
Once Upon a Time
While the town mourns the loss of one of their own in “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” Zelena keeps up the pressure on Regina with a high-stakes challenge. In the Oz of the past, the tale of how the Wicked Witch came to Fairy Tale Land unfolds.
SEASON 4 PREMIERE, 9pm, HBO
Game of Thrones
Guests arrive at King’s Landing in “Two Swords,” and Tyrion’s hospitality is matched only by his skepticism about their true motives. Around Westeros, Arya bumps into a familiar face and Jon finds himself persona non grata at Castle Black, while across the Narrow Sea, Dany prepares to deal with the slaver stronghold of Meereen.
SERIES PREMIERE, 9pm, AMC
Colonial farmer Abraham Woodhull is drawn into the Culper Ring, the hand-picked espionage squad that served Gen. George Washington during the American Revolution, in this drama adapted from the book Washington’s Spies. In the opener, Abraham begins his covert mission against the occupying British army.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
The achievements of the 11th century Islamic world are chronicled in “Hiding the Light,” including physicist Ibn al-Haytham’s contributions to the study of optics. Later, 19th century astronomer William Herschel makes a landmark discovery: infrared radiation.
SEASON 4 FINALE, 9pm, Showtime
As Sheila battles for custody of the Native American kids, questions of future living arrangments put her at odds with Sammi. Meanwhile in “Lazarus,” Fiona begins to get her life back on track, and Frank begins to get his life back off it.
SEASON 3 FINALE, 10pm, Showtime
House of Lies
A legal assault wallops Kaan & Associates in “Joshua.” While Marty feels the sting, Jeannie tries to contain the fallout and Roscoe grapples with relationship troubles.
10pm, Comedy Central
Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time
The comic riffs on frozen food, fatherhood, an encounter with an escort, and other topics in a set taped during Comic-Con at San Diego’s Spreckels Theatre.
Emily and Aiden dig up some dirt on Pascal’s family in “Blood,” while Victoria gleans new intel of her own from a chat with Mason Treadwell.
“We Were Supposed to Help Each Other” dispatches three more parents on a dirty deed, this time to purloin something valuable from the CIA. At Hostage Camp, Beth Anne and Kyle get cozy while Amber endures one captor’s immense skeeviness.
SERIES PREMIERE, 10pm, HBO
Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, and Zach Woods star in this office comedy from Mike Judge, set in the world of Northern California tech startups. “Minimum Viable Product” boots up the series with a bidding war over a hot new online property.
SEASON 3 PREMIERE, 10:30pm, HBO
Selina’s book tour takes her to the Hawkeye State in “Some New Beginnings,” letting her lay some groundwork for the crucial Iowa caucuses in the process. Back in the Beltway, the staff attends a wedding and responds to a potentially game-changing rumor.
SPECIAL, 11:30pm, Cartoon Network
“DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise” shines a demented spotlight on the Joker, Lex Luthor, Gorilla Grodd, and other veterans of the Injustice Gang/Legion of Doom/Secret Society/etc. Guest voices include Zac Efron, Alfred Molina, Sarah Hyland, Nathan Fillion, Tara Strong, and Clancy Brown.
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