With so much to watch on TV it can be difficult to plan ahead. But we’re here to help! Here are the five shows you won’t want to miss this week.
Bates Motel: Monday, Apr. 24 at 10 p.m. on A&E
After five seasons, Psycho-in-training Norman Bates switches off the lights at the ol’ Bates Motel in the series finale.
The Handmaid’s Tale: Monday, Apr. 26 on Hulu
We’ve previously suggested that Margaret Atwood’s seminal 1985 novel would make a great TV series, and Hulu has answered the call. Binge the first three episodes of this all-too-timely feminist parable, starring Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski and Samira Wiley, with new installments to follow weekly.
Catastrophe: Friday, Apr. 28 on Amazon
As if you needed another reason to miss Carrie Fisher, the dearly departed author/actress makes one of her final appearances in the third season of Amazon’s popular cross-cultural rom-com.
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Saturday, Apr. 29 at 10 p.m. on TBS
While current Daily Show staffer, Hasan Minhaj, meets the actual D.C. press corps, a former Daily Show superstar launches what will hopefully become her own annual tradition: a gleeful thumb in the eye of the media and political elite.
American Gods: Sunday, Apr. 30 at 9 p.m. on Starz
This week’s other highly-anticipated literary adaptation turns Neil Gaiman’s 2001 fantastical bestseller into a sure-to-be cult favorite for fans of the novel and folklore in general.