A whole bunch of TV news and zero fluffy baby otters.

Well, hello!

If you are here looking for fluffy baby otters, allow me to apologize for the confusion. This is not actually fluffybabyotter.com, despite what you might have thought from last week’s content. We are a TV blog, and it’s time to get back to serious TV business.

So what did we miss?

Trailer Park

Shots Fired, Fox, March 22

RuPaul’s Drag Race, VH1, March 24

Dave Chappelle Comedy Specials, Netflix, March 24

Doctor Who, BBC, April 15

The Leftovers, HBO, April 16

Veep, HBO, April 16

Fargo, FX, April 19

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, HBO, April 22

American Gods, Starz, April 30

Master of None, Netflix, May 12

In other TV news

For the first time ever, Saturday Night Live will air live in all four time zones for its final four episodes. The hosts will be:

  • Jimmy Fallon on April 15.
  • Chris Pine on May 6.
  • Melissa McCarthy on May 13.
  • Dwayne Johnson for the season finale May 20.

And they are going to give “Weekend Update” a limited primetime run in August. Now if they’d only replace the anchors with someone funny.

Our friend Rachel The First Black Bachelorette (that is now her official name, I’m afraid) began filming her season last Thursday, and the season itself will begin airing on Monday, May 22nd, giving me two Bachelor-free months.

This is Us ended its season without telling us how Jack died, but if it makes you feel better, the cast knows how he dies. (It doesn’t make me feel better.)

Tyra Banks is returning to America’s Next Top Model. BYE RITA ORA BYE.

Netflix is making some changes, including adding a button that allows you to skip the opening credits, and simplifying the rating system. Bingers rejoice!

Everyone is putting together their summer schedules: We finally know when the talking dog series, Downward Dog (and all of ABC’s other summer programs) will debut. NBC has released its summer premiere dates for Midnight, Texas and The Carmichael Show, among others. And CBS has announced when Big Brother and Zoo will return.

Sesame Street is adding its first autistic muppet.

Jake Johnson is pretty sure New Girl will not be renewed for another season. Sad emoji here.

John Oliver wants you to do stuff with this zebra. NO NOT LIKE THAT.

Hey! Congratulations, Ilana Glazer!

In development


Casting news


Lawrence Montaigne, actor on Star Trek

I lied. Here’s one last fluffy baby otter. I wouldn’t cut you off cold turkey from fluffy baby otters. I’m not a monster.


Dancing with the Stars: Erika Jayne is reason enough for me to watch this season. Nick Viall is reason enough NOT TO. 7 p.m., ABC

Humans: Season finale. 9 p.m., AMC

Sweet Home Oklahoma: Do they … do they know the song is “Sweet Home Alabama“? 9 p.m. Bravo

Late Night: Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jake Gyllenhaal, Paris Jackson, Julia Michaels Late Night with Seth Meyers: Will Forte, Jay Bilas, Chris Hayes, Charlie Benante The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald, Greer Barnes The Late Late Show with James Corden: Kaitlin Olson, Ben Platt, Tim Minchin, Bea Miller Jimmy Kimmel Live: Adam Carolla, Yara Shahidi, Ice-T.I. (mashup of Ice-T and T.I.) Conan: Jeff Garlin, Adam Pally The Daily Show: Bassem Youssef, Omarosa Manigault Watch What Happens Live: Katie Maloney, Tom Schwartz

MON. 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30
ABC Dancing with the Stars
CBS Kevin Can Wait
Man With a Plan
Superior Donut
2 Broke Girls
CW Supergirl
Jane the Virgin
FOX 24: Legacy
NBC The Voice

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