Top TV and Streaming Picks for the Week to Come
DO NOT MISS : “The Morning Show” – Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell return to the addictive drama series on a very troubled morning news show. The second season picks up after the explosive events of the Season 1 finale, in which anchors Alex (Aniston) and Bradley (Witherspoon) were broadcast live to expose the rampant sexual misconduct of their UBA network. Now, the “Morning Show” crew are emerging from the wreckage and dealing with the fallout. Newcomers to the series include Julianna Margulies, Greta Lee, Holland Taylor, and Hasan Minhaj. (Friday, Apple TV +).
SUNDAY: Justin Bieber, who leads all arrivals with seven nominations, is set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards for the first time since 2015. Other artists who will take the stage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center include Camila Cabello , Lil Nas X, Lorde, Machine Gun Kelly, Doja Cat, Shawn Mendes and more. (8 p.m., MTV).
SUNDAY: “Scenes from a Wedding” is a modern five-part adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s classic 1973 miniseries about a troubled marriage. Starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, the update explores love, hate, desire, monogamy, marriage and divorce through the prism of a contemporary American couple. (9 p.m., HBO).
SUNDAY: In the drama series “American Rust”, Jeff Daniels plays a small town police chief who must decide how far he is willing to go to protect the adult son of the woman he loves (Maura Tierney) when the son becomes linked to murder. The series is based on a novel by Philipp Meyer. (10 p.m., show time).
MONDAY: Still haven’t had your fill of post-apocalyptic drama? Based on a DC Comics series, “Y: The Last Man” is set in a world where all mammals with a Y chromosome have been killed by a mysterious plague, except for one guy and his pet monkey. . Now the survivors must figure out how to rebuild a functioning society. (FX on Hulu).
TUESDAY: Everything is on the line tonight as the finalists for “America’s Got Talent” deliver their crucial final performances in the hope of winning our votes. The winner will be announced at the end of Wednesday’s season finale. (8 p.m., NBC).
THURSDAY: We expect plenty of laughs – and maybe a few tears – as Jake Peralta and the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” gang finish their run. In the hour-long series finale – titled “The Last Day” – the team takes stock of their eight years together and looks to the future. (8 p.m., NBC).
SATURDAY: Get out a good bottle of zin for the TV movie “Raise a Glass to Love”. An aspiring master sommelier (Laura Osnes) returns to her family vineyard to study and is intrigued by the natural methods of the handsome new Argentine winemaker (Juan Pablo Di Pace). I wonder where all this will lead? (9 p.m., Hallmark Channel).
– Tribune press service