Watch Play Stream: Look for a lot of Finales, and the Return of Kimmy Schmidt
There are quite a few season finales to watch this week on TV, including hits like “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal,” and “Once Upon a Time”. Fans of “Supernatural” and the long list of ongoing crime-dramas should also make a note of this week’s season finales, but there are few season premieres to keep you busy as well. Movie fans will have ‘XXX’ and ‘Resident Evil’ to stream, but this weekend’s big blockbusters should get you out of the house and into a theater. If you have to stay in, at least there are new games hitting the shelves this week, like “Injustice 2,” which should improve even the rainiest of days.
This weekend’s box-office was a bit of a snooze, but next week is shaping up to be much better. Horror-thriller fans will have the new “Alien: Covenant” film to look forward to, and families can hit “Diary of a Wimpy Kid 4”. If you’re looking for a romance-drama for a date-night, “Everything, Everything” will also be opening nationwide next weekend. This week at the home box-office you can find “xXx: Return of Xander Cage,” and the YA drama “The Space Between Us.” The film “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” will also be releasing in special 4K editions.
TV (Coming and Going)
Tonight you can catch the season finale of “Chicago Justice” on NBC, “NCIS: LA” on CBS, and “Once Upon a Time” on ABC. Bravo will be hosting the season premiere of “Invite Only Cabo,” MTV is kicking off a new season of “Promposal,” and “What Happens at the Abbey” is premiering on E!. “Mike Tyson Mysteries” is premiering on Cartoon Network, and “Snapped” will start a new season on Oxygen. The specials on tonight are “Miss USA 2017” on FOX, and a special “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Bravo.
Monday night will have the season finale of “Man With a Plan” and “Scorpion” on CBS, and “Quantico” will air its season finale on ABC. A&E will be showing “The First 48” special, if none of the other options sounds appealing.
Surprisingly a lot is happening on Tuesday this week, so make a date with the couch. There’s the season finale of “Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman” on the Science Channel, and the season finales of “American Housewife,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” and “The Middle” on ABC. NBC will be airing the season finale of “Chicago Fire,” and CBS will be airing the season finales for “NCIS” and “NCIS: New Orleans”. A&E will air the season premiere of “Born This Way,” and MTV will begin a new season of “The Challenge”.
Wednesday will have the season finales for “Blindspot” and “Chicago PD” on NBC, and ABC will air the season finales of “Designated Survivor,” “Modern Family,” “Speechless,” and “The Goldbergs”. On CBS you can find the season finale of “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders,” and “Brockmire” will air its season finale on IFC. If you’re looking for something new, “Downward Dog” will have a season premiere on ABC.
It will be another week of big finales on Thursday night, with “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” both airing their season finales. FOX will air the season finale of “MasterChef: Junior,” and The CW will air the season finale of “Supernatural”. NBC will have the season finale of “The Blacklist”.
On Friday you can find the season finale of “Animals” on HBO, and the “The Toy Box” on ABC. You can also find the season finale of “Undercover Boss” on CBS, and the season premiere of “12 Monkeys” on SYFY. Saturday will have the season finale of “Training Day” on CBS, and the last “SNL” of the season.
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu
The big release on Netflix this week is a new season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”. Netflix will also release a new stand-up special from Tracy Morgan called “Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive”. If you’re not looking for a comedy, “The Keepers” documentary from director Ryan White will also release next week. “The Keepers” is a seven-part documentary series about the unsolved murder of a Baltimore nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death.
HULU is still thriving off “The Handmaid’s Tale,” but the streaming service will also release Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin’s adaptation of “Me Before You” this week. Families will also find “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows” on Hulu this week. Amazon Prime will also be releasing “Me Before You” on their service, and look for “Moonlight” on Amazon Prime Video next Sunday.
There are a few big releases coming out this week, so you might want to get your pre-orders ready. One of the biggest titles hitting consoles this week is “Injustice 2” on PS4 and Xbox One (Amazon for $59). You can also find “The Surge” action-RPG on PC at Steam, and on PS4 and Xbox One at Amazon.