Sunday May 2nd
Boondocks, season premiere at 11:30pm on Cartoon Network
– After more than two years off the air, Aaron McGruder’s Peabody award-winning savvy and often-controversial cartoon based on the comic strip is back for a third season. The series, known for its scathing satire on politics, pop culture and society in general, is set to wrap up after this season. Viewers can expect more high jinks from the Freeman clan and their neighbors, as well as plenty of celebrity voice cameos and commentary on current events.
Monday May 3rd
The Real Housewives of New Jersey, season premiere at 10pm on BRAVO
– Arguably the most successful series of the Housewives franchise is back for season 2 topping the infamous table flip from last year. The series follows sisters (who happen to be married to brothers) Caroline and Dina Manzo, their sister-in-law, Jacqueline Laurita, long time family friend, Teresa Giudice and the always unpredictable Danielle Staub. In Season 2, with Jacqueline and Teresa both having babies, Caroline and Dina maintaining the Manzo family clan and Danielle still trying to make her way into the inner circle, the tension is high and the girls from the Garden State don’t hold back.
Wednesday May 5th
Worst-Case Scenario With Bear Gryllis, series premiere at 10pm on Discovery Channel
Survival expert and host of Man v. Wild Bear Grylls portrays potentially life-threatening situations to demonstrate how to survive in a worst-case scenario.
Thursday May 6th
World’s Toughest Fixes, season premiere at 9pm on National Geographic
– World’s Toughest Fixes takes you inside some of the most daunting repair jobs imaginable. When big industry breaks down, the results can be costly and the fixes dangerous. It takes brave souls with steady hands to get them back up and running. And working alongside them is engineering enthusiast and adrenaline junkie Sean Riley.
Friday May 7th
Friday Night Lights, season premiere at 8pm on NBC
– The critically acclaimed and award-winning series based on the best-selling book and hit feature film about a high school football team in Texas debuts (for those of us without DirecTV) its fourth and penultimate season on NBC. Friday Night Lights centers on life in Dillon, Texas, where high school football brings the community together – and the drama of small town life threatens to tear it apart. Season 4 includes deaths, births and the end of many relationships.
Saturday May 8th
Jesse Stone: No Remorse, TV movie at 9pm on CBS
– Tom Selleck reprises his role as a small town police chief in the sixth installment of the Jesse Stone franchise, “Jesse Stone: No Remorse,” based on the book series by Robert E. Parker.