Celebrate May the 4th with Star Wars: The Bad Batch, an animated spinoff of The Clone Wars. The Disney+ series makes its debut today with a 70-minute series premiere that reintroduces the Bad Batch, an elite group of clones who share genetic material with Clone Army soldiers.
Also today: Netflix drops the second half of Selena: The Series, The Real Housewives of New York City adds a new cast member, and Young Rock prepares for Election Day. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:
SERIES PREMIERE: In honor of Star Wars Day, Lucasfilm and Disney+ are releasing the first episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch, a new original animated series about Clone Force 99, the experimental group first introduced in The Clone Wars. Following today's premiere, new episodes will drop every Friday, starting May 7. Watch trailer. Streaming on Disney+
NEW EPISODES: Netflix concludes Selena: The Series with nine new episodes that track Selena Quintanilla as she teeters on the brink of superstardom. Unfortunately, success ultimately leads to her tragic death, which looms large over the final installment. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix
SEASON PREMIERE: As Primetimer's Kevin O'Keeffe writes today, change has been slow to come to The Real Housewives of New York City, but with both Bethenny Frankel and Tinsley Mortimer exiting last season, the show finds itself at a crossroads. Can new housewife Eboni K Williams help usher in a new era? Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo
SEASON FINALE: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s story comes full circle as Young Rock heads into Election Day, the excitement of which prompts Dwayne to reflect on the ups and downs of his past. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
NEW EPISODE: When her alternate persona, Killer Frost, is unjustly punished for her crimes, The Flash’s Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) sets out to save her sister. Elsewhere, Barry (Grant Gustin) makes a shocking discovery while protecting Speed Force Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy). Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on The CW
NEW EPISODE: The first season of ABC’s twisty drama Big Sky approaches its conclusion with an episode that follows Cassie (Kylie Bunbury) and Jenny (Katheryn Winnick) as they work to get things back on track after the motel is reduced to rubble. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on ABC
NEW EPISODE: Miguel (Danny Pino) seeks retribution for his mother’s death and the Mayans Motorcycle Club welcomes a new member in the penultimate installment of Mayans M.C. Season 3. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on FX
NBA BASKETBALL: The NBA on TNT airs two playoff-caliber matchups:
Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.