Weekend Preview: The MTV Movie Awards And The Return Of ‘Fear The Walking Dead’

04.08.16 3 years ago 2 Comments

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — This town is on fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiirrrrrrrrrrreeee. Season two opens with everyone channeling their inner Diddy as they flee a burning Los Angeles on somebody’s yacht.

MTV Movie Awards (MTV, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Kevin Hart is starring in another movie where he’s a pretend cop or whatever, but this one stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, so now they’re hosting the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, and that’s exciting.

Billions (Showtime, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — The final showdown brings season one to a close as Chuck goes off in search of Axe.

Togetherness (HBO, Sunday 10:30 p.m.) — Annnnnd fin. The series finale sees everyone rallying around Michelle and her vision for the future of the charter school.

Sleepy Hollow (FOX, Friday 8:00 p.m.) — He’s got the whole world in his hands, he’s got the whole world in his hands. Oh, and in the case of the season three finale, “he” refers to The Hidden One, and he’s about to crush all of humanity.

The Originals (The CW, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — Freya got snatched up while Klaus and Hayley try to pull the curtain back on Lucien’s secrets.

Grimm (NBC, Friday 9:00 p.m.) — An Evangelical, Wesen minister is bringing his revival tent to town and basically hypnotizing believers, which eventually becomes a problem for Nick and Hank.

Outlander (Starz, Saturday 9:00 p.m.) — Jamie and Claire are back in France to kick-off season two by trying to prevent the Battle of Culloden. But first, crepes.

Once Upon a Time (ABC, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Gaston seeks revenge on Rumplestiltskin, but Rump’s gotta protect his child with one hand tied behind his back because Belle’s all, “Don’t use dark magic around the baby.”

Madam Secretary (CBS, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Elizabeth thinks she’s developed a plan to get a terrorist organization to release the school girls they’re holding captive. Now that I’m re-reading that sentence, maybe this show is just anime now?

Little Big Shots (NBC, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Some kid goes full Good Will Hunting and showcases his math skills.

The Simpsons (FOX, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Bart feels the pressure of being the class clown while Marge and Lisa work through some teenage angst at a fancy musical.

The Girlfriend Experience (Starz, Sunday 8:00 p.m.) — Part 2? Stephen Soderbergh is again focusing on the lives of sex workers in a new scripted series that centers around high-end escorts and the professional relationships they develop.

Bob’s Burgers (FOX, Sunday 8:30 p.m.) — Linda joins the babysitters’ club and immediately regrets her decision while the Belchers help a family friend who’s in the slammer over some pesky parking tickets.

The Family (ABC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Flashbacks finally reveal what Adam went through while in captivity and what Hank went through while he was in the joint.

Elementary (CBS, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — A woman who runs a fancy speakeasy is trying to cozy up to Holmes, which has everyone’s spidey-senses tingling in special back-to-back episodes.

The Carmichael Show (NBC, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Jerrod’s boy gets out of prison after doing a bid.

House of Lies (Showtime, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Marty’s still trying to co-exist — and parent — with Jeannie, and oh yeah they’re both seeing other people again so that’s definitely going to make things easier.

Vinyl (HBO, Sunday 9:00 p.m.) — Jamie’s aunt gives her the boot, so she’s shacking up with Kip as Richie’s trying to deal with the fallout of the Buck Rogers murder case.

The Last Man on Earth (FOX, Sunday 9:30 p.m.) — Hope you’re wearing your party pants. Ya know, because Phil’s throwing a party …

Crowded (NBC, Sunday 9:30 p.m.) — Somebody’s with child, but with this many people under one roof, no one knows who it is. Also, nothing says “happy anniversary” quite like a family trip to the movies.

Dice (Showtime, Sunday 9:30 p.m.) — This semi-autobiographical sitcom from comedian Andrew Dice Clay opens with him blowing $100,000 at the casino while he’s supposed to be buying a wedding present for his bro in-law to-be.

Quantico (ABC, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Join the trainees as they learn the ins and outs of society’s seedy underbelly when they join the human trafficking world and cross the Canadian border.

Girls (HBO, Sunday 10:00 p.m.) — Hannah finds herself in trouble and obviously needs someone (Ray) to come bail her out. Shoshanna’s back stateside and Marnie’s learning the ground rules of her new relationship.

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon — Kerry Washington, Ken Jeong and Dion

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