Weekend Preview: Season 2 Of ‘Outlander’ Ends As HBO Premieres ‘The Night Of’

07.08.16 2 years ago
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Outlander (Starz, Saturday 9:00 p.m.) — Season two of Outlander has seen our heroes traveling from Scotland to France and back again. In tonight’s 90-minute season finale, we’ll see Claire and Jamie make one last desperate attempt to prevent the Jacobite Rebellion and the certain slaughter of Highlanders at the Battle of Culloden, while in the future, Claire reveals the truth to her daughter Brianna.

The Night Of (HBO, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — HBO’s highly-anticipated eight-part drama series that follows a murder case premieres tonight. In the opener, a Pakistani-American student faces his worst nightmare when he’s arrested for murder. This show has been getting some great reviews with critics calling it a groundbreaking anti-procedural that’s a much-needed win for the network that’s had some massive bombs lately (think Vinyl and True Detective season two). In other words, you should check it out.

U.S. Olympic Trials: Track and Field/ Women’s Gymnastics (NBC, Friday 8:00 p.m.) — More track and field qualifiers tonight in the 100m hurdles and the men’s discus and steeplechase. Later, the first day of the women’s gymnastic competition is here. By the end of this thing, we’ll have the five women and the alternates heading to Rio.

Killjoys (Syfy, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — D’avin is welcomed back on the team as the Killjoys return to Old Town to hunt eight escaped convicts on the tip of a company fixer who poses an even bigger threat to the group.

Dark Matter (Syfy, Friday 10:00 p.m.) — The team meets a new enemy in Commander Lee Shaddick, Chief Inspector of the Galactic Authority Serious Crimes Division. No one’s quite sure of her motives yet, but it’s safe to say she’s getting ready to make life pretty miserable for Raza’s crew.

Angel From Hell (CBS, Saturday 8:00/8:30 p.m.) — Allison’s anxiety grows as she considers re-entering the dating world, so Amy suggests she have a “fling” to help her gain some confidence. Later, Allison begins dating a new guy and Amy pushes them to have their first kiss.

Hell on Wheels (AMC, Saturday 10:00 p.m.) — Chang discovers Mei’s secret and forces her to flee Truckee as Cullen’s search for her forces him to confront his own demons.

The American West (AMC, Saturday 10:00 p.m.) — Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse come to a decision as Billy the Kid uses his gun-slinging talents to get what he wants, and Wyatt Earp fights for justice.

U.S. Olympic Trials: Track and Field/ Women’s Gymnastics (NBC, Sunday 7:00/8:30 p.m.) — Events tonight are the men’s and women’s 1500m and 400m hurdles; the women’s 200m; and the men’s high jump. Later, the women compete for final spots on the U.S. gymnastics team.

Celebrity Family Feud (NBC, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Snoop Dogg faces off against Sugar Ray Leonard and Laila Ali takes on George Hamilton.

Big Brother (CBS, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Eviction nominations are revealed.

Preacher (AMC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — We get a glimpse into Jesse’s past as his present day actions continue to alienate and endanger those closest to him.

Ray Donovan (Showtime, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Mickey plots a casino heist; Bridget fights for more independence; Ray visits Belikov in prison to strike a deal; and a break-in at the Donovan household causes chaos in the family.

The $100,000 Pyramid (ABC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Snoop Dogg guests on another game show, this time facing off against his friend Martha Stewart while Ken Jeong battles Tisha Campbell Martin.

The Last Ship (TNT, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — President Michener fields growing pressure from other world leaders as Chandler’s position is worsened.

Match Game (ABC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Ana Gasteyer; Bobby Moynihan; Maggie Q; Pete Wentz; Rosie O’Donnell; and Tituss Burgess serve as panelists tonight.

Ride With Norman Reedus (AMC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Reedus rides from Lafayette, Louisiana to New Orleans and meets up with some curvy biker chicks along the way.

Roadies (Showtime, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — When a notorious music blogger writes a harsh post criticizing the band, Reg invites him to the group’s next show to smooth things over, but the crew has other plans.

The Jim Gaffigan Show (TV Land, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Jim tries to help a close friend find a job.

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