‘Sweetbitter,’ John Mulaney’s standup, ‘Dear White People,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week




Dancing with the Stars: I might tune in if only for the hilarious and wonderful Adam Rippon. Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Elementary: Holmes and Watson are hired by a party girl in the season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction: James Cameron explores the roots of science fiction, and why it captivates us in this new series. Series premiere. 9 p.m., AMC

For Our Lives: Parkland: A documentary that follows the brave students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the aftermath of the school shooting they survived. 9 p.m., Freeform

Good Girls: The women return to the scene of their first crime in the season finale. 9 p.m., NBC


Kid Gorgeous at Radio City: If you liked him on Saturday Night Live a few weeks ago, check out John Mulaney’s new stand-up special. Netflix

Take My Wife: This well-received sitcom was saved by Starz’s online site when Seeso died. Season premiere. Starz.com

LA to Vegas: Captain Dave plans to propose to Patricia in the season finale. 8 p.m., Fox


Colony: The Josh Holloway sci-fi drama is back. Season premiere. 9 p.m., USA

Being Serena: This new documentary follows Serena Williams during her pregnancy, motherhood, and marriage. Series premiere. 9 p.m., HBO

Hollywood Medium: Teresa Giudice visits with her mother in the season finale. 8 p.m., E!


Superstore: Amy and Jonah have to put their differences aside in the season finale. 7 p.m., NBC

A.P. Bio: Jack takes on a revenge mission on behalf of the A.P. Bio kids in the season finale. 7:30 p.m., NBC

Champions: Michael has his first date. Season finale. 8 p.m., NBC


Dear White People: Season two of the whip-smart college comedy. Netflix

The Rain: Your new dystopian obsession. Series premiere. Netflix

A Little Help with Carol Burnett: Carol Burnett is a national treasure. Series premiere. Netflix

MacGyver: MacGyver tries to leave the Phoenix Foundation in the season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Anon: Clive Owens and Amanda Bynes Seyfried star in this sci-fi thriller. Netflix


Saturday Night Live: Donald Glover squared. 10:30 p.m., NBC

Kentucky Derby: Horses and hats and bourbon. 1:30 p.m., NBC

2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. 7 p.m., HBO

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House: A documentary about Deep Throat. No reason. 8 p.m., Starz


Sweetbitter: A young girl from the Midwest moves to New York and enters the restaurant business in this new dramedy. Series premiere. 7 p.m., Starz

Vida: Two Mexican-American sisters move back to their old neighborhood in this new drama. Series premiere. 7:30 p.m., Vida

The Last Man on Earth: The group decides to leave Zihuatanejo for a new location in the season finale. 8:30 p.m., Fox

2 thoughts on “‘Sweetbitter,’ John Mulaney’s standup, ‘Dear White People,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week

  1. Anon: Clive Owens and Amanda Bynes star in this sci-fi thriller. Netflix

    Was really intrigued by Bynes coming out of semi-forced retirement for a Netflix sci-fi thriller, but it’s Amanda Seyfried (who I love and will definitely watch with Clive Owen thank you)

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