FOSSE VERDON "Life is a Cabaret" Episode 1 (Airs Tuesday, April 9, 10:00 pm/ep) -- Pictured: (l-r) Sam Rockwell as Bob Fosse, Michelle Williams as Gwen Verdon. CR: Craig Blankenhorn/FX

TV best bets with ‘Game of Thrones,’ Michelle Williams, Sam Rockwell in ‘Fosse/Verdon,’ Meghan & Harry, Emma Stone

Originally posted April 7, 2019 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

The most popular TV show around “Game of Thrones” returns for its final season Sunday o HBO. 

The biggest new show of the week is FX’s limited series “Fosse/Verdon” with stars Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams. 

Spanning five decades, "Fosse/Verdon" explores the singular romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. Bob is a visionary filmmaker and one of the theater's most influential choreographers and directors, and Gwen is the greatest Broadway dancer of all time. 

TLC will release a special about Meghan Merkle and Prince Harry’s upcoming baby. 

And Emma Stone is the guest on the upcoming “Saturday Night Live.”
Netflix’s biggest new option this week is a horror flick that sounds suspiciously like “A Quiet Place” called “The Silence.” 

This covers Monday, April 8 through Sunday, April 14, 2019. 

MONDAY

“American Idol” 8 p.m. ABC — The celebrity duets, part two, with top 14 named. 

“Jesus: His Life” 8 p.m. History — His name a synonym for traitor even to this day, Judas is known as the devoted disciple who ultimately betrays Jesus.

“White Boy” 10 p.m. Starz — Spotlighting the case of Richard Wershe Jr., who was accused of running a violent and relentless drug operation and arrested as a 17-year-old.

“The Enemy Within” 10 p.m. NBC — When the FBI intercepts stolen NSA software intended for Tal, Keaton uses the technology as an opportunity to go on the offensive and sends Shepherd undercover to pass the technology to the intended recipient, a 19-year-old computer genius.

“Knightfall” 10 p.m. History — After suffering a casualty, the Knights Templar prepare to exact revenge.

TUESDAY

“NCIS” 8 p.m. CBS —Following an active shooter lockdown at a naval hospital, the NCIS team searches for a suspect who fled the scene.

“MasterChef Junior” 8 p.m. Fox — The top 14 junior home cooks must learn to butcher a whole duck.

“Meghan & Harry: A Royal Baby Story” 8 p.m. TLC — Take an exciting look at the newest addition to the royal family in the months leading up to the birth. The documentary will follow fashion, birth plans, and family drama as we wait for the first mixed-race, half-American royal baby.

“The Code” 9 p.m. CBS (new series) — A soldier in Afghanistan murders his commanding officer, and Capt. John "Abe" Abraham and Capt. Maya Dobbins, working out of the Judge Advocate General Headquarters in Quantico, Va., are assigned to the case as prosecution and defense lawyers.

Blackish” 9 p.m. ABC — As they are planning Devante's birthday, Bow wants to be more mindful with all the new child-rearing rules these days, but Dre isn't having it.

“Deadliest Catch” 9 p.m. Discovery (15th season debut) — Hours before king season, a massive new boat with a renegade captain discovers the crab are all in one spot.

“The Village” 9 p.m. NBC (new time slot) —Two months have passed at The Village, where Katie faces key pregnancy decisions while tracking down a mysterious art thief.

“Reconstruction” 9 p.m. GPB (new series) — Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents the history of the years after the American Civil War.

“The Rookie” 10 p.m. ABC — Sgt. Gray informs the rookies that they must track down a specific set of crimes in a 48-hour period in order to qualify for their final exam.

“Fosse/Verdon” 10 p.m. FX (new series) — Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams play Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon.

“Boomerang” 10 p.m. BET (first season finale) — BET renewed this show for a second season. 

WEDNESDAY

“The Silence” 3:01 a.m. Netflix — When the world is under attack from creatures who hunt their human prey by sound, a teenager who lost her hearing at 13, and her family, seek safety in a remote refuge. However, they discover a cult who are eager to exploit her heightened senses. Stanley Tucci, Miranda Otto and John Corbett star. 

“Empire” 8 p.m. Fox — After receiving news about Andre's health, the Lyon family does everything to support him, while continuing the tour.

“Survivor” 8 p.m. CBS — Can Ron Clark survive after he was blindsided and his closest ally was voted off? 

“Star” 9 p.m. Fox — Carlotta and Gravity throw a Legend Tribute concert to campaign for the ASA Awards.

“Modern Family” 9 p.m. ABC — Haley and Dylan's plan to quietly elope before the babies are born doesn't go smoothly

“Seal Team” 10 p.m. CBS — Bravo Team is deployed to train Filipino SEALs; and a surprise bomb attack in Manila leaves them in peril.

THURSDAY

“Black Summer” 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — Set in the "Z Nation" universe, this series follows a crack team of special forces as it fights for hope in the darkest hours of the zombie apocalypse.

“The Twilight Zone” 3:01 a.m. CBS All Access Sanaa Lathan stars as a proud single mother driving her son to college. The problem is that they are being followed by a racist white cop, and Lathan’s character needs to figure out how to magically circumvent disaster. Adding to the drama, she has just discovered that her family’s camcorder can rewind time.

“Grey’s Anatomy” 8 p.m. ABC — Amelia and Link travel to New York to operate on a patient with a severe spinal deformity, but they're in for more than they bargained for when Nancy Shepherd invites them to dinner at her home.

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” 9 p.m. NBC — Work is so busy for Jake and Amy that they celebrate their anniversary while standing guard over a comatose patient in the hospital.

“Station 19” 9 p.m. ABC — A blackout in Seattle creates dangerous situations throughout the city and the members of Station 19 head out on calls.

“Law & Order: SVU” 10 p.m. NBC This show has been renewed for a 21st season, the longest running scripted drama in TV history. In this episode: Benson works to uncover a pregnant teenager's secret when she refuses to name the baby's father

FRIDAY

“Fresh Off the Boat” 8 p.m. ABC (fifth season finale) — The Huangs are settling into life without Eddie until an international incident catapults him not only to Taiwanese fame but also right back to America.

“MacGyver” 8 p.m. CBS — MacGyver and Desi help a group of Syrian refugees who are being pursued by human traffickers

Blindspot” 8 p.m. NBC — The team faces a pestiferous foe. Zapata goes rogue with an old friend as Jane and Weller continue their search for the hooded figure.

“The Blacklist” 9 p.m. NBC — Liz and Ressler investigate a Blacklister who offers to erase gambling debts at a deceptively high price.

“Hawaii Five-O” 9 p.m. CBS — Five-0 investigates the murder of a man whose body may hold the key to a 20-year-old case involving a kidnapped girl whose father never stopped looking for her.

“Blue Bloods” 10 pm. CBS — After someone breaks into Luis Delgado's home and kills his wife, Luis and Danny team up to take down the vicious murderer who may also be responsible for Linda's death.

WEEKEND

“Secrets in a Small Town” 8 p.m. Saturday Lifetime — Inspired by a true story. After her husband's death, single mother Claire moves to a small town, so she and her daughter Sarah can have a fresh start. But when Sarah suddenly goes missing after basketball tryouts, Claire's life is thrown into a tailspin. Though the police are determined that her search is futile, Claire knows that her daughter is in danger. And someone else knows it too--it seems there are members of Claire's new community willing to go to dangerous lengths to stop her from learning the truth, including the team's coach. Claire will need to uncover the town's darkest secrets if she ever hopes to see her daughter again.

“Saturday Night Live” 11:29 p.m. Saturday NBC — Emma Stone hosts. BTS sing. 

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” 8 p.m. Sunday Bravo — Part two of reunions. 

“American Idol” 8 p.m. Sunday ABC — Top 14 perform. 

“God Friended Me” 8 p.m. Sunday CBS (first season finale) — Miles, Cara and Rakesh finally come face to face with the elusive Henry Chase when the God Account sends Miles Simon Hayes' name.

“Killing Eve” 8 p.m. Sunday BBCA, AMC — Carolyn introduces Eve to her new team before Eve briefs them on the Villanelle case; Villanelle, needing to lie low while she recovers, finds a good Samaritan to take her in and care for her; Eve finds out a secret that Carolyn has been hiding.

“Game of Thrones” 9 p.m. Sunday HBO (eighth season debut) — It took nearly two years but the Great War is coming and six more episodes to go. 

“Barry” 10 p.m. Sunday HBO — As part of a class project, Gene tasks Barry with revisiting his past.

“Good Girls” 10 p.m. Sunday NBC — When Rio gives her an assignment, Beth is forced to take her kids with her.

“Veep” 10:30 p.m. Sunday HBO — In the run-up to the first debate, Selina makes a novel campaign proposal.

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