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, a look at Orphan Black's final season, the sophomore outing of Netflix's Sense8 and first peek at Spike TV's The Mist.
And here's a look at the big premieres and finales coming up next week:
Saturday, April 15
9 p.m.: Ransom (CBS, season finale)
Sunday, April 16
8 p.m.: The White Princess (Starz)
9 p.m.: Guerrilla (Showtime), The Leftovers (HBO)
10 p.m.: Girls (HBO, series finale)
10:30 p.m.: Veep (HBO)
Monday, April 17
9:30 p.m.: 2 Broke Girls (CBS, season finale)
Tuesday, April 18
8 p.m.: Pretty Little Liars (Freeform)
9 p.m.: Famous in Love (Freeform)
Wednesday, April 19
10 p.m.: Fargo (FX)
Thursday, April 20
10 p.m.: The Blacklist (NBC, spring premiere)
Friday, April 21
Bosch (Amazon), Bill Nye Saves the World (Netflix), Girlboss (Netflix)
8 p.m.: The Amazing Race (CBS)
Season five of the Netflix series starts off with a bang as the Jenji Kohan dramedy picks up in real time after the season four cliffhanger in which an armed Daya (Dascha Polanco) looks to avenge the death of fan-favorite Poussey Washington (Samira Wiley). The entire season will take place in real time over the course of three days in what is being billed as an "unprecedented" move.
Spike TV — soon to be rebranded as Paramount Network — gets back into the scripted space with its take on the beloved Stephen King novella. The drama kicks off when a seemingly innocuous mist seeps into a small town and subsequently creates havoc. Frances Conroy, Morgan Spector and Alyssa Sutherland star in the 10-episode drama.
The Netflix comedy picks up where Justin Simien's breakout 2014 film of the same name left off. It follows a group of students of color as they face social injustice, misguided activism and culture bias at a primarily white Ivy league university. The satirical comedy stars Brandon P. Bell, Logan Browning, Antoinette Robertson and features narration from Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito. THR critic Michael Rechtshaffen noted in his review that "Simien and his welcome, unique voice look to be in very good hands in their new Netflix home."
Emmy winner Tatiana Maslany and her clones return for the final season of the BBC America cult favorite from creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett. The creators, who made the decision to wrap the series, made it a key priority to "go out ... telling the story we want to tell ... and not drag it out."
In a change, Lana Wachowski will take the reins of the Netflix drama as the singular voice for season two, with Lilly Wachowski taking some time off from the series. Season two also features a new face as Aml Ameen, who played Capheus, departed the series after clashing with the show's creatives, and was replaced by Toby Onwumere in the role. Here's the first look at the rebooted second season.
Following topical TV movies like Confirmation, HBO next turns its lens on Bernie Madoff and his massive Ponzi scheme. Robert DeNiro stars Madoff and exec produces the telepic starring Michelle Pfeiffer as Ruth Madoff.
Transparent creator Jill Soloway reteams with Amazon for Kevin Bacon comedy I Love Dick. The series is based on Chris Kraus' 1997 novel and centers on a struggling married couple, Chris (Kathryn Hahn) and Sylvere (Griffin Dunne), in a colorful academic community in Marfa, Texas, and their mutual obsession with an off-putting but charismatic professor, Dick (Bacon). Told in Rashomon-style point-of-view shifts, I Love Dick charts the unraveling of a marriage, the awakening of an artist and the reluctant deification of a man named Dick.