A Peak TV guide to the upcoming new and returning series as well as episodes that shouldn't be missed.
In the era of Peak TV, there's more television airing each week than ever before. To help keep it all straight, The Hollywood Reporter will compile a roundup of the week's biggest trailers for new and returning shows, as well as episodes that should not be missed.
In this week's roundup, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Netflix's new docuseries The Keepers, Freeform's new lineup and more.
And here's a look at the big premieres and finales coming up next week:
Saturday, April 22
8 p.m.: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO)
Sunday, April 23
10 p.m.: Mary Kills People (Lifetime), Silicon Valley (HBO)
Tuesday, April 25
9 p.m.: Great News (NBC), Genius (National Geographic)
Wednesday, April 26
The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)
10 p.m.: Gomorrah (SundanceTV)
Friday, April 28
Dear White People (Netflix), Catastrophe (Amazon)
8 p.m.: Undercover Boss (CBS, new time period)
9 p.m.: Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 (ABC)
Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) is headed back to school in season three of the Netflix comedy, which will also feature Titus (Tituss Burgess) going Lemonade, the return of Jon Hamm's Reverend and Fred Armisen's Robert Durst, and new guest stars including Daveed Diggs and Josh Charles. It premieres May 19.
What, exactly is this new Marvel series about? If you're not familiar with the comic series on which it's based, you probably won't get anything from the trailer other than some serious goosebumps. But the show, which is about two teens from different backgrounds who fall in love while discovering their superpowers, will debut on Freeform in 2018.
Don't look for historical accuracy in TNT's William Shakespeare drama, which uses contemporary music and pop culture cues while taking plenty of liberties with the story of young Billy Shakes (OK, they don't call him that, but they could). The new series bows July 10.
Freeform's summer drama, based on the life of former Cosmopolitan editor in chief Joanna Coles, stars Melora Hardin as a women's mag honcho and Katie Stevens as a writer and will debut July 11.
The next five episodes of Empire will be bats— insane, according to this trailer for the rest of the Fox drama's third season. So, business as usual. The Taraji P. Henson starrer returns April 26.
Mermaids are real in Freeform's Siren, the network's drama about the battle between man and sea and set in the small coastal town of Bristol Cove. But these mermaids are no Ariel — they're vicious, predatory beings dead-set on reclaiming their right to the ocean. The series will premiere in summer 2018.
According to this trailer teasing the end of The CW hit's fifth season, Prometheus (Josh Segarra) and Oliver (Stephen Amell) will have another showdown, Katrina Law’s Nyssa al Ghul will return to take on her big sister, Talia (Lexa Doig), Olicity might reunite, and Oliver will visit Slade (Manu Bennett) and ask him to collaborate. Wait, what? Arrow returns April 26.
Premiering in 2018, the single-camera comedy executive produced by The Lonely Island follows Esther and Benji (creators Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo), pop culture-obsessed BFFs who lean on each other while navigating status-obsessed Los Angeles.
Could this be Netflix's new Making a Murderer? The streaming service's latest docuseries investigates the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik in 1969 and debuts May 19.