Sunday, March 30th
Call the Midwife, season premiere at 8pm on PBS
– Call the Midwife, based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth, tells colorful stories of midwifery and families in London’s East End. The third season takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.
Eric & Jessie: Game On, season premiere at 10pm on E!
– Country singer Jessie James and NFL player Eric Decker embark on their new life together in this reality series, which shows them working to balance their fast-rising careers with their red-hot relationship. In its sophomore season, with Jessie’s due date approaching and Eric’s chances of making it to the Super Bowl becoming a reality, the parents-to-be face major life changes.
Monday, March 31st
Friends With Better Lives, series premiere at 9pm on CBS
– CBS’s new lesser-version of departing hit How I Met Your Mother is a romantic comedy about six friends at different stages in their lives – married, divorced, newly engaged and single – who are outwardly happy, but secretly questioning if their friends have it better. Andi and Bobby are happily married with a toddler and another baby on the way, but at times long for the days when they had less responsibility and more fun; Will (James Van Der Beek) is newly single and preaching the bachelor lifestyle, but still pining for his ex-wife; Jules and Lowell are high on their passionate new relationship; and Kate has a successful career but may have a breakdown when she finds out her last remaining single friend, Jules, just got engaged. When it comes to relationships, these six friends are finding it a challenge to look at each other without wondering… who really has the better life?
House of Food, series premiere at 10pm on MTV
– MTV’s House of Food is a drama-infused take on food TV where a group of young aspiring chefs with no formal culinary training are put to the ultimate challenge. The hour-long reality series combines the exciting real-life competitive elements of culinary school with the dramatic setting of a house reality show. The students have been chosen for their passion for cooking and food culture, and their backgrounds are as varied as their personalities. With three of the country’s best chefs as their teachers and the city of Los Angeles as their classroom, this determined group will live and learn together, but only one will win an apprenticeship of a lifetime.
Tuesday, April 1st
Giuliana & Bill, season premiere at 8pm on E!
– Back with a seventh season, the power couple plays with the idea of adding another baby to their family nest. Are they ready to face the same challenges for a second time? And will their decision affect Bill’s desire to move the family from LA to Chicago? In the midst of planning for Duke’s first birthday, Giuliana and Bill disagree over everything from budget to party coordinators, as well as the tough task of researching preschools. Other highlights from the action-packed season include Giuliana trying out for Broadway and fulfilling her lifelong dream of appearing on The Price is Right, while Bill heads to Kuwait and risks it all to fly a stunt plane!
The Mindy Project, midseason premiere at 9pm on FOX
Wednesday, April 2nd
TripTank, series premiere at 10:30pm on Comedy Central
– TripTank showcases animated shorts so volatile that they should come with a recommended dosage. Just 30 seconds in, this animated showcase drops a 420 joke so there shouldn’t be any confusion about what to expect. Combining a range of animation styles and a diverse cast including Wayne Brady, Kumail Nanjiani and Zach Galifianakis, the show promises to offer all the euphoria of a potent hallucinogen without any of the puking.
Thursday, April 3rd
Short Poppies, series premiere at midnight on Netflix
– Netflix’s new mockumentary-style comedy will debut for live streaming to Netflix subscribers in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland. Flight of the Conchords meets The Daily Show on Rhys Daby’s Kiwi-flavored spoof, starring real-life reporter David Farrier. The show follows a journalist as he meets quirky characters in a small New Zealand town — all played by Darby.
Friday, April 4th
Unforgettable, season premiere at 8pm on CBS
– Unforgettable stars Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, an NYPD detective with a rare ability that makes her memory so flawless that every place, every conversation, every joy and every heartbreak is forever embedded in her mind, ready to be accessed at a moment’s notice. Feeling that her ability prevented her from leading a normal life, Carrie withdrew from police work for several years, until she was unexpectedly reunited with her ex-boyfriend and partner, Detective Al Burns. After consulting on a case, Carrie decided that she belonged back on the job and joined Al in the Queens PD. Carrie’s memory helped her and Al close a staggering number of murder cases, which catches the eye of Eliot Delson, head of the Major Crimes Section of the NYPD. Carrie and Al agree to leave Queens to join Eliot’s team in Manhattan, though Carrie forces him to bring on Joanne Webster, a brilliant medical examiner well-known to Eliot for her acerbic personality. Armed with her unique ability and backed up by the people she trusts the most, Carrie now helps protect the citizens of New York, with each case more memorable than the last.