Weekend Preview: It’s Happening Again. The ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival Is Here.

05.19.17 2 months ago

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Twin Peaks: The Return (Showtime, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) – The Twin Peaks revival is finally here and things are about to get weird. The network’s been pretty good about keeping the plot a secret but with most of the cast returning and a handful of famous face making guest cameos, David Lynch’s 18-hour movie is going to be worth watching. What happened to Cooper and Killer Bob? How’s Annie? Here’s hoping we find out.

12 Monkeys (Syfy, Friday/Saturday/Sunday 8:00 p.m.) – Season three of 12 Monkeys is back and Syfy’s caught on to the binge trend because the network’s giving us every episode over the course of the weekend. That’s right, three days worth of time travel, romance, and weird demon babies worshiped by a cult is coming your way. Tonight, four episodes air, with three more airing Saturday and then a final three airing Sunday. Cassie’s still pregnant with the Witness, the team is still separated across time, and Jennifer Goines is still batsh*t crazy in the best possible way.

Saturday Night Live (NBC, Saturday, 11:30 p.m.) – Dwayne Johnson is here to host the finale of SNL this week but, even more important, we have to say goodbye to Bobby Moynihan. Here’s hoping we get one last look at Drunk Uncle and Riblet before he goes.

First Dates (NBC, Friday 8:00 p.m.) – Two daters bond over the struggles on dating after divorce while another tries to meet that special someone who will accept his quirks, mainly that he talks to dead people.

The Originals (CW, Friday 8:00 p.m.) – Klaus enacts a plan that could change the Mikaelson dynamic forever while Hayley and Freya help Vincent defeat the Hollow once and for all.

The Toy Box (ABC, Friday 8:00 p.m.) – Inventions for the season one finale include a liquid art toy, a robot for babies and a resettable rocket. Later, the finalists return and the judges select the toy Mattel will make and sell.

Undercover Boss (CBS, Friday 8:00 p.m.) — Season eight ends with chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson going undercover to find and mentor new culinary talent.

Reign (CW, Friday 9:00 p.m.) – Elizabeth banishes Gideon from court and Mary loses a close friend after Darnley’s plot to strip her of her title ends with the death of someone at court.

The New I Love Lucy Superstar Special (CBS, Friday 9:00 p.m.) – Two classic I Love Lucy episode are on the menu tonight. And they’re in color! Let your grandma know.

Doctor Who (BBC, Saturday 9:00 p.m.) – The Doctor must race to stop a new, online version of “The Veritas” – an ancient text from the Vatican’s secret library that condemns anyone who reads it to death – from being released and wreaking havoc.

The Son (AMC, Saturday 9:00 p.m.) – In 1915, Pete grows closer to Maria, while Eli brings Phineas in on a dangerous secret.

Training Day (CBS, Saturday 9:00 p.m.) – In the season one finale, Kyle, Tommy and Rebecca try to rescue Frank who goes on an undercover mission to Mexico to locate intel linked to the murder of Kyle’s father.

Billboard Music Awards (ABC, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) – Drake, Nicki Minaj, Celine Dion, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Cher, John Legend, Miley Cyrus, Halsey, and Lorde all perform tonight, and some awards are given out too.

The Simpsons (Fox, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) – Season 28 ends with the dogs taking over Springfield after Homer’s court case determines a dog’s life is more valuable than a human’s.

Making History (Fox, Sunday 8:30 p.m.) – The show ends with Deb tracking down Hancock and Adams with the intent of convincing them to return to the past and Dan using time travel to try to get Chris’ job back.

Family Guy (Fox, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) – Season 15 closes with Peter confronting his daddy issues after his sperm-donor past catches up to him and Chris offering to raise the babies of his Mexican girlfriend after she gets deported.

American Gods (Starz, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) – We get a closer look into the life of Laura Moon, you know, Shadow’s ex lover who died while hooking up with Dane Cook and was mysteriously brought back to life.

Madam Secretary (CBS, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Elizabeth heads to Brussels to seek NATO’s support against Russia when it threatens to invade Bulgaria, but when France refuses to cooperate, it could threaten the alliance’s very existence.

Shades of Blue (NBC, Sunday 9:00/10:00 p.m.) – Wozniak confronts his past in order to defeat a new enemy and Harlee helps Nava cover his tracks after a violent encounter. Later, season two ends with Stahl’s plan to take Harlee down for murder finally paying off, forcing Harlee to get dangerously close to the man who’s obsessed with her.

The Leftovers (HBO, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) – Laurie gets in touch with her therapist roots in order to help Nora and Kevin along their paths in Australia.

Into the Badlands (AMC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — In the Season 2 finale, Sunny faces the toughest showdown of his life, while Bajie’s loyalties are tested to their limits.

Silicon Valley (HBO, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Richard’s latest partnership begins to crumble when he has to deal with an unexpected interloper.

Veep (HBO, Sunday 10:30 p.m.) — Selina takes a trip to Qatar and Jonah gets a dinner invitation.

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