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Grace and Frankie and Ozark Finales Mark the End of an Era for Netflix

ALSO: Shining Girls, Crush, RHOA Season 14, I Love That For You, Undone Season 2, and more.
  • Photos: Netflix, Showtime, Hulu, Apple TV+.
    Photos: Netflix, Showtime, Hulu, Apple TV+.

    Netflix closes the book on two of its flagship titles this weekend. With seven seasons under its belt, Grace and Frankie wraps as Netflix’s longest-running original series, while Ozark concludes after four seasons (with the last split into two parts) and 32 Primetime Emmy nominations. Also: Elisabeth Moss headlines Shining Girls, Hulu bows high school-set LGBTQ+ rom-com Crush, The Real Housewives of Atlanta kicks off Season 14, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:

    FRIDAY APRIL 29

    Grace and Frankie: Season 7B. (Series finale). Grace (Jane Fonda) and Frankie’s (Lily Tomlin) blended clan contends with more family drama, memory loss, and a dire prediction that becomes a matter of life and death. The final eleven episodes include a 9 to 5 reunion, as Dolly Parton appears as a guest star. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Ozark: Season 4, Part 2 (Series finale). Facing threats from all sides, Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy (Laura Linney) fight to keep their family together, appease the cartel and the FBI, and plot to leave the Ozarks for good. Alongside the final seven episodes, Netflix is also dropping a 30-minute special titled A Farewell to Ozark. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Shining Girls: Series premiere. Based on Lauren Beukes’ bestselling novel, Elisabeth Moss as Kirby Mazrachi, a Chicago newspaper archivist whose journalistic ambitions were put on hold after enduring a traumatic assault. When Kirby learns that a recent murder is linked to her assault, she teams with veteran reporter Dan Velazquez (Wagner Moura) to understand her ever-changing present and confront her past. Phillipa Soo, Amy Brenneman, and Jamie Bell also star. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Crush: Original film. When an aspiring young artist (Rowan Blanchard) is forced to join her high school track team, she uses it as an opportunity to pursue the girl for whom she’s been harboring a long-time crush. But she soon finds herself falling for another teammate (Auli’i Cravalho) and discovers what real love feels like. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu

    Undone: Complete Season 2. Desperate to uncover deeper mysteries in her family’s past, Alma (Rosa Salazar) turns to her sister Becca (Angelique Cabral) for help, but as they search for answers, they unravel a complex network of memories and motivations that shaped who they are today. The animated series also features voice work from Constance Marie and Bob Odenkirk. Watch trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    Make Or Break: Complete Season 1. Apple goes behind-the-scenes with the world’s best surfers as they battle for the World Title on the World Surf League Championship Tour. The seven-episode season follows the 2021 competition and explores timely issues in the sport, including diversity, mental health, and devastating physical injuries. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    I Love America: Original film. Hoping to find love again, a woman (Sophie Marceau) moves from Paris to Los Angeles, reunites with her best friend, and joins a dating website in this French language rom-com. Watch trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    It’s Arbor Day, Charlie Brown: Special presentation. Peanuts opens its vault to release this classic 1976 special. The cartoon follows the gang as they celebrate Arbor Day by turning Charlie Brown’s baseball field into a lush garden. Watch preview. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Pachinko: Season 1 finale. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Slow Horses: Limited series finale. Taverner (Kristin Scott Thomas) and the Slow Horses attempt different approaches to locate the kidnappers and Hassan (Antonio Aakeel). Meanwhile, Ho (Christopher Chung) makes a shocking discovery about Sid (Olivia Cooke). Streaming on Apple TV+

    RuPaul’s Drag Race: Countdown to All Stars 7: Special presentation. VH1 previews the all-winners season of Drag Race All Stars with this special featuring eight fan-favorite queens reacting to the cast’s best moments. 8:00 PM ET on VH1 and Streaming on YouTube

    2022 NFL Draft: The NFL draft continues with Rounds 2 and 3. Coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ABC and NFL Network

    MLB Baseball: The Kansas City Royals host the New York Yankees as the AL Central and East divisions meet. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on Apple TV+

    NBA Playoffs: The Minnesota Timberwolves get home-court advantage against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 6. 9:00 PM ET/6:00 PM PT on ESPN

    SATURDAY APRIL 30

    Renovation Goldmine: Series premiere. Joe and Meg Piercy, owners of a successful design and renovation business in Chicago, repurpose furniture and other pieces clients already own, using the money saved to help give families their dream home renovation. 8:00 PM ET on HGTV

    The Walls Are Watching: TV movie. After losing his wife, son, and job, Theodore’s (Branscombe Richmond) home is auctioned off to newlyweds Erica (Lana McKissack) and Mitch Brody (Brandon Ford Green). But when Theodore refuses to leave, the young couple find themselves trapped in a cat and mouse game with a man who knows every inch of their residence. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    I Bought a Dump... Now What?: Series premiere. Homeowners who purchased dilapidated properties in hopes of renovating them into their dream home combat major obstacles that leave them behind schedule, over budget, and exhausted in this new series. 9:00 PM ET on HGTV

    Beauty and the Beast: Special airing. ABC’s “The Wonderful World of Disney” broadcasts the 1991 animated classic about the relationship between the Beast (voiced by Robby Benson), a prince transformed into a monster as punishment for his arrogance, and Belle (Paige O’Hara), the young woman whom he imprisons in his castle. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    You’re Bacon Me Crazy: Encore presentation. Cleo Morelli (Natalie Hall), an aspiring Portland chef, tries to win a food truck competition while her opponent (Michael Rady) tries to win her heart in this TV movie. Originally aired in April 2020. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    Saturday Night Live: Encore presentation. 11:30 PM ET/8:30 PM PT on NBC

    2022 NFL Draft: The NFL draft concludes with Rounds 4-7, with coverage on three different networks. 12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT on ABC, ESPN, and NFL Network

    U.S. Football League: FOX offers up two USFL games today:

    • Tampa Bay Bandits at Houston Gamblers 4:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT
    • Birmingham Stallions at New Orleans Breakers 7:30 PM ET/4:30 PM PT

    SUNDAY MAY 1

    Duncanville: Season 3 premiere. Duncan (Amy Poehler) and his friends visit a Twitch star's private island, only to end up hunted in a viral event for charity. Meanwhile, Jack (Ty Burrell) and Annie (Poehler) look through a photo album and realize Jack spent a night in jail that Annie didn't know about. Watch preview. 7:30 PM ET on FOX

    The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Season 14 premiere. Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Shereé Whitfield, and Drew Sidora welcome new housewife Sanya Richards-Ross, a four-time gold medal Olympian, and former friend Marlo Hampton into the fold as a new season of RHOA begins. One of Kandi’s longtime pals, recent newlywed and mother of two Monyetta Shaw, also appears as a friend of the cast. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Bravo

    I Love That For You: Series premiere. Inspired by true events, this comedy follows childhood leukemia survivor Joanna Gold (Vanessa Bayer) as she chases her lifelong dream of becoming a home shopping channel host. In hopes of shedding her “cancer girl” image, Joanna moves away from her parents, starts a budding romance, and befriends her idol (Molly Shannon), the charismatic star of the network. Jenifer Lewis also stars as the network’s icy CEO, plus Paul James, Ayden Mayeri, Matt Rogers, and Punam Patel. Read our review. 8:30 PM ET on Showtime

    Welcome Home Nikki Glaser?: Series premiere. Comedian and roastmaster Nikki Glaser gets a major wake-up call as life events take her back to her roots in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, where she navigates friends, family, and romance as a local celebrity. Two episodes of what E! is calling “reality sitcom” air back-to-back tonight. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on E!

    Ziwe: Season 2 premiere. Ziwe Fumudoh returns to Showtime for another season of her acclaimed late-night variety series. Season 2 guests include Chet Hanks, Charlamagne Tha God, Emily Ratajkowski, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress, Mia Khalifa, and Nicole Byer. Watch trailer. 11:00 PM ET on Showtime

    American Idol: New episode. The remaining contestants pull out all the stops on Disney night. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    NCIS: CBS offers two new episodes of NCIS tonight. In the first, the team investigates the murder of a woman employed in the Navy’s missile defense program; afterwards, they work with DEA Agent Talia Del Campo (Mercedes Mason) to find a missing whistleblower set to testify against gun manufacturers marketing to drug cartels. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    Outlander: Season 6 finale. Richard Brown (Chris Larkin) and his Committee of Safety arrive to arrest Claire (Caitriona Balfe) for murder, but due to the rising political tensions in the colonies, Brown’s plan to find a judge for a trial doesn't go as expected. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on Starz

    Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy: Season 2 premiere. Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci continues to indulge his passion for Italian culture, history, and food as he explores the stories and people behind the world’s most popular cuisine. The acclaimed series was originally set to debut in March, but was pushed back by CNN’s coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 9:00 PM ET on CNN

    NBA Playoffs: The conference semifinals officially begin this afternoon:

    • Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT on ABC
    • Golden State Warriors at Memphis Grizzlies 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on ABC

    U.S. Football League: Week 3 of the inaugural USFL season continues with two more matchups:

    • Pittsburgh Maulers at Michigan Panthers 2:30 PM ET/11:30 AM PT on USA
    • New Jersey Generals at Philadelphia Stars 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on Peacock

    Major League Baseball: It’s an NL East battle as the New York Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies. 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the TV Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: Grace and Frankie, Netflix, I Love That For You, Ozark, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Shining Girls, Undone