‘Veep,’ ‘Barry,’ ‘What We Do in the Shadows,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week

 

MONDAY

Knightfall: Mark Hamill joins the cast in the second season. Season premiere. 9 p.m., History

One Nation Under Stress: Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores the spike in the rise of deaths by suicide and overdose in a country that spends more on healthcare than anywhere else in the world. 8 p.m., HBO

Women, War & Peace: The second season of the series that explores the way women have put their own lives at risk to try to stop wars begins with a look at the Troubles. Season premiere. 8 p.m., PBS

The Hunger Games marathon: No reason. 1 p.m., TNT

TUESDAY

Miracle Workers: This delightful little show which has received ZERO love from the louder TV critic voices ends its first season. I can’t recommend this series enough — you can watch it on TBS.com if you’ve missed the first 7 episodes. 9:30 p.m., TBS

What We Do in the Shadows: The original hilarious movie that the upcoming FX series is based on. Hey! That debuts tomorrow night! 5 p.m., FX

Nate Bargatze: The Tennesse Kid: If you’re unfamiliar with Nate’s comedy,👇 Netflix

WEDNESDAY

Jane the Virgin: This is back and SO IS MICHAEL. ~shocked emoji here~ Season premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

What We Do in the Shadows: This adaptation of the delightful 2014 movie (see above) looks perfect. Can not wait. Series premiere. 9 p.m., FX

Happy!: This bonkers series is back for season two. Season premiere. 9 p.m., Syfy

Million Dollar Mile: I don’t know, it’s some sort of race? But not The Amazing Race? Maybe Amazing Race lite? Like I said, I don’t know, CBS hasn’t been promoting this one very much. Series premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

THURSDAY

Abby’s: This backyard bar sitcom (filmed, remarkably, outside in front of a live audience) has all the right genes: Natalie Morales leads a charming cast in a show created by a New Girl and Superstore producer and it is from Mike Schur’s production company. But the fact that NBC is premiering it in late March does not bode well for how NBC feels about its future. Keep your fingers crossed for this one. Series premiere. 8:30 p.m., NBC

Broad City: The groundbreaking comedy comes to an end. I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER, ABBI AND ILANA. Series finale. 9 p.m., Comedy Central

Legacies: Hope tries to keep everyone safe in the first season finale. 8 p.m., The CW 

FRIDAY

Santa Clarita Diet: The knights of Serbia and Paul and Marsha are coming. Third season premiere. Netflix

Hanna: The complete first season of the series based on the movie of the same name is finally here after debuting the first episode after the Super Bowl. Amazon

The Highwaymen: Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson star as former Texas Rangers tasked with stopping Bonnie and Clyde. Netflix

On My Block: Season two. Netflix

The Legend of Cocaine Island: A documentary about a Florida man (ahem) who went on a treasure hunt to find a bag of cocaine buried on a Caribbean island.  Netflix

SATURDAY

Saturday Night Live: Sandra Oh & Tame Impala 10:30 p.m., NBC

The Godfather: One of my greatest accomplishments as a parent is that my son recognizes that this is merely the second best movie in the trilogy. 8 p.m., IFC

Mama Mia! Here We Go Again: Here we go. Again.  7 p.m., HBO

SUNDAY

Veep: IT’S BACK AND NOT A MOMENT TOO GODDAMNED SOON. Season premiere. 9:30 p.m., HBO

Barry: The best series about a guilt-filled assassin who wants to be an actor is back. Season premiere. 9 p.m., HBO

SMILF: Larry has a birthday party in the series finale. R.I.P. little show, you are gone too soon. Series finale. 9 p.m., Showtime

The Walking Dead: HOLY CRAP. Season finale. 8 p.m., AMC

Mrs. Wilson: Ruth Wilson plays her own grandmother in this miniseries. Series premiere.  8 p.m., PBS

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