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HBO's The Outsider Goes Full Octane Ahead of Sunday's Finale

ALSO: SNL, Rob Riggle, Outlander, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Our Cartoon President, and more
  • Ben Mendelsohn in a scene from Sunday's season finale of The Outsider. (HBO)
    Ben Mendelsohn in a scene from Sunday's season finale of The Outsider. (HBO)

    The Outsider's slow-burn of a season paid off big time last week, with a gunfight that appears to have killed at least one. Sunday's finale promises to deliver more thrills, as we find out who makes it out alive, and the show reaches its conclusion. Also this weekend: Daniel Craig hosts SNL, a new series with Rob Riggle, new episodes of Outlander, The Circus, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and more. Here's whats new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:


    NEW EPISODE: Though he was initially booked to promote his upcoming Bond film — which was just delayed seven months due to the Coronavirus outbreak — Daniel Craig will still be returning to host Saturday Night Live tonight, where he'll be joined by musical guests The Weeknd. Watch the preview.11:30 PM ET/8:30 PM PT on NBC

    MOVIE PREMIERE: HBO's premiere movie of the week is Yesterday. From director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and writer Richard Curtis (Love Actually), the film tells the story of Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), a struggling musician who wakes to find he is the only person who knows of The Beatles or any of their songs. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on HBO


    SEASON FINALE: Wrapping up its first and possibly only season (although all indications are there will be a Season 2), tonight's The Outsider will reveal who lives and who dies as Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) and Holly (Cynthia Erivo) make a desperate last-ditch attempt to root out El Cuco. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    SERIES PREMIERE: The premiere of Rob Riggle: Global Investigator finds Riggle in search of the lost city of Atlantis. Watch the preview. 10:00 PM ET on Discovery

    SERIES PREMIERE: An East Indian family in Miami balances traditions with modern day life in Bravo's new reality series, Family Karma. Tonight's first episode introduces viewers to the show's sprawling cast of characters. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo

    NEW EPISODE: Roger (Richard Rankin) leads the militia to Brownsville on Outlander, where Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Sam Heughan) realize his actions may have cost them the support of their troops. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on Starz

    NEW EPISODE: Following a week of extraordinary political upheaval, The Circus looks at the aftermath of Super Tuesday, and recent developments that have turned the presidential race on its head. Watch the preview. 8:00 PM ET on Showtime

    NEW EPISODE: Larry interferes with the sale of his ex wife's house on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Meanwhile, Leon (J.B. Smoove) butts heads with Richard Lewis' girlfriend. Watch the preview. 10:30 PM ET on HBO

    NEW EPISODE: Time will tell if the end of real-life Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign will affect tonight's planned Our Cartoon President, whch was planned to see Cartoon Elizabeth Warren shaking up her campaign in the fallout of a fake news story. Watch the preview. 8:30 PM ET on Showtime

    NEW EPISODE: Max (Maury Sterling) finds himself on a rescue mission on Homeland, while Carrie (Claire Danes) seeks answers. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    NEW EPISODE: When the Whisperers reach hilltop, The Walking Dead debates whether to fight or flee. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on AMC

    SEASON PREMIERE: Norman Reedus returns for another season of Ride With Norman Reedus. The show follows The Walking Dead star as he hits the road in search of food, fun, and adventure. Watch the preview. Midnight on AMC

    NEW EPISODE: Marge implements a daily screen time limit on The Simpsons, only to realize that she's the one with the addiction. 8:00 PM ET on Fox

    NEW EPISODE: It was bound to happen: Tonight's Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist finds Zoey hearing her very first duet. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: The Outsider, HBO, Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo