Weekend Preview: ‘Bosch’ Returns, ‘Ramy’ Debuts, And Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ Comes To Netflix


Bosch (Friday, Amazon Prime) — Season five of the Titus Welliver-starring series is still hanging tough with a new search for the truth on unexpected fronts. That would include a resurrected old case and a Hollywood pharmacy murder that brings an opioid pill mill to life, which leads the no-nonsense detective on a hunt for the murderers.

Ramy (Friday, Hulu) — Ramy Youssef stars in this self-titled comedy series that takes viewers into the world of a Muslim-American family living in New Jersey. Real-world issues get a humorous treatment with young adult dating life taking center stage along with political and spiritual roller coasters along the way.

Homecoming (Friday, Netflix documentary film) — Beyonce’s “Beychella” turn at Coachella gets intimate on the backstage front. Beyond the obligatory performances within this documentary, fans will adore a glimpse of Beyonce’s private life, including fitness and pregnancy struggles prior to the performance.

Grass Is Greener (Friday, Netflix documentary film) — In celebration of 4/20, this documentary from Fab 5 Freddie digs into the war on marijuana’s racially-biased history. Snoop Dogg makes an apperance to spread his perspective, as do Killer Mike, Damian Marley and Cypress Hill’s B-Real and Sen Dog.

No Good Nick (Friday, Netflix series) — Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Aston star as a couple who foster a teenager who might be a con artist. The show also brings laugh tracks to the streaming platform, which might be disorienting.

Brené Brown: The Call To Courage (Friday, Netflix original special) — Famed TED talk breakout researcher Brené Brown brings her shame analysis to the streaming giant after attracting over 38 million views on YouTube.

Someone Great (Friday, Netflix movie) — This romcom starring Gina Rodriguez follows a young woman’s last days in NYC before heading out to the West Coast for work. Along the way, she loses her 10-year-old boyfriend and goes on a party binge, which sounds messy, at the very least.

Here’s the rest of this weekend’s notable programming.

Blindspot (Friday, NBC 8:00 p.m.) — The team is on the case of an international conspiracy when all hell breaks loose, including a dust-up with a hacker accomplice and painful memories from Weller’s past.

Last Man Standing (Friday, FOX 8:00 p.m.) — Mandy steps up, big time, during a meeting with an aggressive sales rep and Mike, while Ed wants Kyle to write his memoir.

The Cool Kids (Friday, FOX 8:00 p.m.) — Margaret fakes her dating credentials with a man who’s out of her league while Hank troubles over a possibly problematic role and is convince that he’s dying.

The Blacklist (Friday, NBC 9:00 p.m.) — The Task Force works to halt an anti-capitalist terrorist organization who kidnaps and tortures kids of the ultra-rich. Liz’s mom, a former KGB operative, becomes a Ressler obsession.

Proven Innocent (Friday, FOX 9:00 p.m.) — The team takes on the case of a Navy SEAL who is accused of murdering her boss, and Levi digs harder for intel on Rosemary’s secret high-school life.

Killing Eve (Saturday, BBC America & AMC 8:00 p.m.) — Villanelle’s still working to overcome her new circumstances but is revisited by an old “friend” while Eve’s making dangerous deals with other parties.

American Gods (Sunday, Starz 8:00 p.m.) — Shadow gains hold of the Gungnir spear, thanks to Shadow, who also receives a warning from Mad Sweeney in Cairo.

Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration (Sunday, CBS 8:00 p.m.) — An all-star lineup, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and Smokey Robinson, participates in a tribute concert. On hand will be Boyz II Men, Chloe X Halle, Ciara, Lamont Dozier, Fantasia, Tori Kelly, John Legend, Diana Ross, Meghan Trainor, Stevie Wonder, and more.

Game Of Thrones (Sunday, HBO 9:00 p.m.) — The final season’s second episode has been previewed with photos showing a fan favorite preparing for battle. We’ve made predictions on what will come next as the Night King and his undead forces continue marching southward.

Now Apocalypse (Sunday, Starz 9:00 p.m.) — Severine and Ford attend an “Eyes Wide Shut” shindig, and hapless Ulysses falls in love yet again.

A Discovery Of Witches (Sunday, AMC & BBC America 9:00 p.m.) — The vampire Gerbert makes a power move while Knox’s own desire to destroy vampires hits a wall with a stubborn Diana.

Billions (Sunday, Showtime 9:00 p.m.) — Chuck and Wendy’s marital issues plague the episode while Ax maneuvers around Taylor’s trap for him, and Connerty takes dead aim at Chuck.

Barry (Sunday, HBO 10:00 p.m.) — Barry struggles to maintain patience when Sally’s past comes back to haunt them, but Gene’s pleasant surprise may makes Barry see things in a different light.

Madame Secretary (Sunday, CBS 10:00 p.m.) — The season 5 finale sees Elizabeth prep for her presidential run and leave the State Department when terrorists attack.

Good Girls (Sunday, NBC 10:00 p.m.) — In an episode called, “Thelma and Louise,” Beth and Ruby find their friendship tested by Dean’s vendetta against Rio, while Nancy’s about to give birth.

Veep (Sunday, HBO 10:30 p.m.) — Selena gains a key endorsement in her presidential bid, Marjorie embraces her new role, and Gary gets a promotion.

The Chi (Sunday, Showtime 10:00 p.m.) — Brandon finds a new opportunity, an unlikely friendship brews between Kevin and Maisha, and Emmett “enjoys” more responsibility at work.

Last Week With John Oliver (Sunday, HBO 11:00 p.m.) — John Oliver is back with a whole new set of targets. Who won’t he roast this week?

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