‘Law & Order: Organized Crime,’ ‘Manifest,’ ‘Top Chef,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week

 

MONDAY

Truly Texas Mexican: This film explores the history and legacy of Texas Mexican women and their food — it ain’t about TexMex, babies. 9 p.m., PBS

Running Wild with Bear Grylls: Bear challenges Marvel hero Anthony Mackie in the season premiere. 8 p.m., NGC

Race to the Center of the Earth: Four groups of adventurers from different parts of the globe compete around the world for a $1 million prize. Series premiere. 9 p.m., NGC

TUESDAY

The Last Cruise: This documentary explores the COVID-19 outbreak on the Carnival cruise ship, Diamond Princess, and how it served as a harbinger of the end of normalcy for all of us. Premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

Pooch Perfect: Rebel Wilson hosts this new dog grooming competition. Series premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Supergirl: Supergirl engages in an epic battle with Gamenmae in the season premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

WEDNESDAY

Riverdale: “After the Bulldogs lose several football games, Archie and Veronica come up with a plan to boost school spirit.” Look, I’m going to watch this because I’m a sucker for bad teen dramas. BUT THAT SAID, I don’t watch Riverdale for football plotlines, I watch for bonkers serial killer/monster/bitchiness content. Do better, Riverdale. Spring finale. 7 p.m., The CW

Laundry Guy: In this series, a laundry expert helps people salvage and restore cherished pieces that had previously been thought ruined forever. This sounds as satisfying as watching someone pressure wash a filthy sidewalk, and I mean that sincerely. Series premiere. Discovery+

Red Table Talk: Jada, Willow, and Gammy are back to tell it like it is. Premiere. Facebook Watch

THURSDAY

Top Chef: Top Chef is in Portland this season, and God bless them, between COVID, the BLM protests, and the crisis the restaurant industry is facing, it will be quite the season. Season premiere. 7 p.m., Bravo

Law & Order: Organized Crime: Elliot Stabler comes home in his very own Law & Order spinoff following a special crossover Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode. Series premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

Manifest: AH, MY OLD NEMESIS, I SEE THAT YOU’RE BACK. Ben takes the hunt to figure out what happened to  Flight 828 international in the season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Made for Love: Cristin Milioti stars as a woman who is on the run from her controlling tech billionaire husband, who discovers he’s implanted a chip in her brain in this dark comedy. HBO Max

United States of Al: A Marine vet is reunited with his Afghanistani translator and friend in this new sitcom that is already raising some eyebrows for its portrayal of Muslims and immigrants. Series premiere. 7:30 p.m., CBS

The Moodys: Sean Sr. makes plans for retirement in this new special. 8 p.m., Fox

Wipeout: John Cena and Nicole Byer are your new hosts of the wild obstacle course show. Reboot premiere. 8 p.m., TBS

Creepshow: Season two. Shudder

Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula: A standalone sequel to the cult Korean zombie film. Shudder

The Great Pottery Throwdown: The pottery reality competition you didn’t realize you needed in your life. Premiere. HBO Max

The Challenge: All Stars: Premiere. Paramount+

FRIDAY

WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn: this documentary explores the rise and fall of WeWork, and its hippie-messianic leader Adam Neumann. Premiere.  Hulu

Concrete Cowboy: Idris Elba stars in this film about the Black urban cowboy culture in Philadelphia. Netflix

The Serpent: A series about the serial killer, Charles Sobhraj, who preyed on Western tourists on the “Hippie Trail” of Southeast Asia in the 1970s. Premiere. Netflix

SATURDAY

Saturday Night Live: Daniel Kaluuya & St. Vincent 10:30 p.m., NBC

Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia: A biopic about the gospel singer Mahalia Jackson who sang in multiple civil rights events, including the 1963 March on Washington. 7 p.m., Lifetime

The Ten Commandments: I suggest you let his people go. 6 p.m., ABC

SUNDAY

Malika the Lion Queen: Angela Bassett narrates this wildlife special that follows a pride of lions in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

The Walking Dead: Negan reflects on his wife Lucille in the season finale. 8 p.m., AMC

The Wizard of Oz: SEND IN THE FLYING MONKEYS. 5:45 p.m., TNT

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