TV best bets with returns of “Ozark,” “Greenleaf,” “Married to Medicine,” Jack Ryan

Originally posted Sunday, August 25, 2018 by RODNEY HO/ on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Three Atlanta-based productions return this week:

- Season two of Netflix’s “Ozark” featuring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney.

- Season three of OWN’s “Greenleaf” Tuesday and Wednesday with Patti LaBelle with a recurring role and Beau Bridges and Iyanla VanZant guesting.

- Season six of Bravo’s “Married to Medicine” Sunday night.

Plus, John Krasinski ( “The Office,” “A Quiet Place”) takes on the Jack Ryan role on Amazon Prime starting Friday.

This covers Monday, August 27 through Sunday, September 2, 2018.


"America Ninja Warrior" 8 p.m. NBC — Las Vegas finals night.

"So You Think You Can Dance" 8 p.m. Fox — The top six perform.

"Better Call Saul" 9 p.m. AMC — A restless Jimmy embarks on a new endeavor while Mike burns bridges.

"Salvation" 9 p.m. CBS — Darius forms a dangerous alliance in order to destroy the dark money forces of Q17.

"Elementary" 10 p.m. CBS — Holmes and Watson search for a killer choosing victims based on the predictions of a deceased man who claimed to foresee the future deaths of others, including the murder of Sherlock Holmes.

"Lodge 49" 10:05 p.m. AMC — Dud and Ernie venture out into the kingdom of Long Beach to find Larry. Liz spends her day off at work.


"America's Got Talent" 8 p.m. NBC — Live quarterfinals part three.

"Carter" 10 p.m. WGN — Dot, Carter's housekeeper, teaches him how to use a gun.

"Castaways" 10 p.m. ABC — Matt struggles to make it to other parts of the island with his resources quickly running out.

"Greenleaf" 10 p.m. OWN (third season debut) — The Bishop and Lady Mae's crumbling marriage threatens to destroy the Greenleaf family.

"Hit the Floor" 10 p.m. BET (fourth season finale) — The Devils gear up to take on their biggest opponents this season, Miami, and personal conflicts come to a head.

"Younger" 10 p.m. TV One (fifth season finale) — With change in the air at Empirical, Liza considers her options.

"Wrecked" 10 p.m. TBS — After Jess loses her recollection of the last decade, Todd attempts to spark her memory. Steve and Declan face off in a battle of wits.


"America's Got Talent" 8 p.m. NBC — The top 21 will be complete after tonight.

"Masterchef" 8 p.m. Fox — The seven remaining home cooks divide into two teams and race against the clock to serve restaurant-quality dishes to 25 California firefighters.

"Suits" 9 p.m. CBS — Donna's agreement forces Harvey to help David Fox. Alex comes to Zane's aid on a personal venture.

"Greenleaf" 10 p.m. OWN (time slot debut) — Grace takes Rochelle up on her offer to help start a legal defense fund.

"The Sinner" 10 p.m. USA — As Ambrose zeroes in on a new suspect, a rift develops between him and Heather.


"The Gong Show" 8 p.m. ABC (second season finale) — Judges this week are Ken Jeong, Chelsea Peretti and Adam Devine.

"Take Two" 9 p.m. ABC — Sam and Eddie travel to California's wine country to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a wheelchair-bound woman. Hired by the woman's son, the two quickly discover this is no ordinary missing person's case when the son reveals that he witnessed her abduction.

"Shooter" 10 p.m. USA  Bob Lee uses Harris to help him get payback for Earl's death. Nadine and Isaac try to convert Atlas recruits to their cause.

"Snowfall" 10 p.m. FX — Franklin attempts to reinforce that business comes first when an employee steps out of line.


"Ozark" 3:01 a.m. Netflix (second season debut)  Marty Bryde and his family navigate the murky waters of life within a dangerous drug cartel.

"Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" 3:01 a.m. Amazon (new series)  It's now John Krasinski's turn to play the titular CIA analyst,a role previously played by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine.

"The Paynes" 9 p.m. OWN — Ella stands firm on her decision with Nyla.

"Wynonna Earp" 9 p.m. Syfy  Lady Luck seems to have abandoned Wynonna and Nicole when an errand for Nedley goes terribly wrong; and Mama discovers Doc's secret.

"Killjoys" 10 p.m. Syfy — With D'av and Jaq on the run, Dutch and John hunt the answer to Khlyen's memory clue.


"Iyanla Fix My Life" 9 p.m. Saturday OWN — Charrisse Jackson-Jordan ("Real Housewives of Potomac") and Veronika Obeng ("Second Wives Club") step into Iyanla's realm of reality for help healing from their public divorces.

"Married to Medicine" 8 p.m. Sunday Bravo (sixth season debut) — The ladies come back with some marriages healing and at least one seriously endangered.

"Power" 8 p.m. Sunday Starz — Angela's arrest of Alicia Jimenez gives her a solid win as Head of Criminal, but she soon discovers plans that would undercut her career.

"Chesapeake Shores" 9 p.m. Sunday Hallmark — With Trace still on the road, Abby and Trace find a way to combat the loneliness.

"Fear the Walking Dead" 9 p.m. Sunday AMC — June helps when Al's health deteriorates. Meanwhile, Morgan searches for friends lost in the storm.