There are a log of specials on this week, including the “MTV Movie and TV Awards” and the ongoing reality-show reunion episodes. There are a few finales that you won’t want to have spoiled as well, including Freeform’s “Riverdale” and shows like “Big Bang Theory” and “Chicago Med”. All of this, and more, should keep you on the couch for the next few days, so get your snack situation in order.
“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” and “Snatched” are the big movie-releases next week. The two films will be hoping to take down “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 2,” which opened to an amazing $145M this weekend. “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” was directed by Guy Ritchie, and stars Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey and Jude Law. “Snatched” was directed by Jonathan Levine, and the comedy stars Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, and Kim Caramele.
If you rather stay-in, the big home box-office release this week will be “Fifty Shades Darker,” the film will release on Blu-Ray on May 9th in several editions (Amazon for $19). Also releasing this week is a special-edition of the 1995 hit “Heat”.
TV: Coming and Going
Later tonight (Sunday) Showtime will air the season finales for “Billions” and “The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth”. “The Arrangement” and “The Last Man on Earth” will also air their season finales. Cartoon Network will air the season finale of “Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell” as well.
There are several specials that you can catch tonight, including the “2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards”. Also airing on MTV will be a “Lip Sync Battle” between Zendaya and Tom Holland. ABC will host “The Last 100 Days of Diana,” and Bravo will air the “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion special.
Monday night will host the season finales for “Kevin Can Wait,” “Superior Donuts,” “The Great Indoors,” and “The Twins: Happily Ever After?”. BRAVO will air the season premiere of “Southern Charm Savannah,” and NBC will premiere “The Wall”. Tuesday will be much quieter, with MTV airing the season finale of “The Challenge”.
On Wednesday you can catch the season finales of “Billy the Exterminator,” “black-ish,” “Criminal Minds,” “Total Divas,” and “Underground”. Thursday will have a lot of finales this week, so be sure to avoid spoilers for your favorite shows on social-media. This week will be the season finales for “60 Days In,” “Chicago Med,” “Life in Pieces,” “Mom,” “Riverdale,” “The Big Bang Theory, “The Catch,” and “Unprotected”. You can also catch the the season premieres of “American Race”. As for Friday night, you can watch the season finales for “American Race,” “Hawaii Five-0,” and “Shark Tank”.
The video-gaming industry is basically taking a week off now that “Prey” has launched around the world. Fans can pre-order “Injustice 2” (Amazon for $59) to get ready for this months next major release.
Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Video
As for at-home streaming, Netflix will be the place to be this week. The documentary “Get Me Roger Stone” will premiere on the video-streaming service, alongside “Anne with an E,” and season 2 of “Master of None”. Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin’s adaptation of “Me Before You” will become available on Hulu starting on May 13, 2017, the film will then become available on Amazon Prime video on May 19, 2017. Amazon Video’s big release this week will be “I Love Dick” on Thursday.