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Bosch: Legacy, The Wilds, and Sheryl Lead a Packed Weekend of Premieres

ALSO: Benedict Cumberbatch hosts SNL, Netflix bows teen rom-dram Along for the Ride, and more.
  • Photos: Amazon, NBC, Netflix, Showtime.
    Photos: Amazon, NBC, Netflix, Showtime.

    There’s something for everyone on television this weekend, from spinoff series Bosch: Legacy to teen drama The Wilds to Showtime’s Sheryl Crow documentary. Plus: Netflix bows coming-of-age drama Along for the Ride, Benedict Cumberbatch hosts SNL, Apple profiles swindler Eric Conn, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this weekend:

    FRIDAY MAY 6

    Bosch: Legacy: Series premiere. After leaving the LAPD, Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver) becomes a private investigator and finds himself working with his one-time rival, top notch attorney Money Chandler (Mimi Rogers). Meanwhile, Bosch’s daughter Maddie (Madison Lintz) joins the LAPD as a new recruit, where she contends with the politics of being a legacy cop. Four episodes drop today on Amazon Freevee, the rebranded IMDb TV. Watch trailer. Streaming on Amazon Freevee

    The Wilds: Complete Season 2. The Amazon thriller adds a new island of teenage boys to the mix for its second season, as both groups fight to survive under the watchful eye of the experiment’s puppet master. Watch trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    Sheryl: Original documentary. Sheryl Crow reflects on her legendary music career, battling ageism, sexism, and cancer, and the price of fame in a new Showtime documentary directed by Amy Scott. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Along for the Ride: Original film. The summer before college, Auden (Emma Pasarow) meets the mysterious Eli (Belmont Cameli), a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Colby sleeps, the two embark on a nightly quest to help Auden experience the fun, carefree teen life she never knew she wanted. The YA drama also stars Kate Bosworth, Andie MacDowell, and Dermot Mulroney as the older generation of Colby residents. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    The Big Conn: Complete docuseries. Apple tells the story of attorney Eric C. Conn, who defrauded the government for over half a billion dollars in the largest Social Security fraud case in history, in this four-part series. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Tehran: Season 2 premiere. After infiltrating Tehran under a false identity, Israeli Mossad agent Tamar Rabinyan (Niv Sultan) goes to great lengths to keep her identity hidden, for fear of deadly consequences. Season 2 features the addition of Glenn Close, who plays a British woman living in Tehran who crosses paths with Tamar. Watch trailer. Streaming on Apple TV+

    The Unsolved Murder of Beverly Lynn Smith: Complete docuseries. Prime Video adds to its true crime library with this investigation into the 1974 murder of Beverly Lynn Smith in Oshawa, Ontario, and the controversial sting operation that was designed to target a suspect decades later. Watch trailer. Streaming on Prime Video

    To Mom (and Dad), With Love: Special presentation. The Peanuts gang celebrates Mother’s Day in a new animated special, the first not to feature Charlie Brown or Snoopy in the title. Watch preview. Streaming on Apple TV+

    Outer Range: Season 1 finale. The Abbott family faces a reckoning over the course of a single day as the showdown between Royal (Josh Brolin) and Autumn (Imogen Poots) comes to a head, unearthing a shattering revelation. The final two episodes of the season drop today. Streaming on Prime Video

    Marmaduke: Original film. Messy and mischievous Marmaduke teams up with a legendary dog trainer to prove he’s the first Great Dane worthy of winning a prestigious dog show. The family-friendly animated film boasts a number of familiar voices, including Pete Davidson, J.K. Simmons, and David Koechner. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Come Dance with Me: New episode. The remaining kids teach their parents three dance moves that they must incorporate into their performances, set to hit pop songs. 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    NBA Playoffs: ESPN broadcasts a Friday night double-header:

    • Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT
    • Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks 9:30 PM ET/6:30 PM PT

    Major League Baseball: It’s a Sox-only battle as the Boston Red Sox host the Chicago White Sox. 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on Apple TV+

    SATURDAY MAY 7

    148th Kentucky Derby: Race horses from around the world compete in “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Post time is scheduled for 6:57 PM ET/3:57 PM PT, but coverage runs all afternoon, beginning at 2:30 PM ET/11:30 AM PT on NBC

    U.S. Football League: Week 4 of the USFL’s inaugural season begins with two games:

    • New Jersey Generals at Pittsburgh Maulers 2:30 PM ET/11:30 AM PT on Peacock
    • Tampa Bay Bandits at Birmingham Stallions 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on FOX

    NBA Playoffs: The conference semifinals continue with two Game 3 matchups:

    • Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on ABC
    • Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT on ABC

    Bound by Blackmail: TV movie. Introduced to a self-improvement program called Initiative by an old friend, a woman finds the program littered with terrifying secrets that keep its all-female members trapped with no escape. 8:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Warming Up to You: TV movie. Sparks fly when a fitness expert (Cindy Busby) reluctantly agrees to help a movie star (Christopher Russell) get into shape for his next film. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on Hallmark Channel

    Inspiring America: The 2022 Inspiration List: Special presentation. Broadway legend Rita Moreno, Olympians Nathan Chen and Mikaela Shiffrin, and fashion icon Christy Turlington Burns help honor individuals who have made an impact on their communities and industries. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    Secret Lives of Housewives: TV movie. A married woman begins to suspect that her husband was involved in the sudden death of her almost-lover. 10:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    Saturday Night Live: New episode. Benedict Cumberbatch makes his second appearance as host. With musical guest Arcade Fire. 11:29 PM ET/8:29 PM PT on NBC

    SUNDAY MAY 8

    Christina P: Mom Genes: Comedy special. Christina P returns to Netflix to reflect on the trials and tribulations of motherhood, marriage, and everything in between. The special was filmed at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty: Season 1 finale. Down two men and with the 1980 NBA Championship on the line, the outnumbered Lakers look to an unlikely source for inspiration. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    Love Match: Atlanta: Series premiere. Bravo chronicles the personal and professional lives of five of Atlanta’s hottest matchmakers as they help the city’s high-profile singles find love. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo

    Gaslit: New episode. As John Mitchell (Sean Penn) and his subordinates struggle to manage the Watergate cover-up, Martha (Julia Roberts) finds herself in a dangerous situation. 8:00 PM ET on Starz

    Call the Midwife: Season 11 finale. As the aftermath of a tragic incident in the heart of Poplar ripples through the community, Nonnatus House faces its darkest day, but the team must overcome personal anguish to help the injured. 8:00 PM ET on PBS

    American Idol: New episode. The seven remaining contestants take the stage in hopes of advancing to the Top 5. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    The First Lady: New episode. Franklin’s (Kiefer Sutherland) marital indiscretions push Eleanor (Gillian Anderson) to socialize with more politically active women. A stubborn shoulder injury begins Betty’s (Michelle Pfeiffer) troubled history with pain pills. Michelle (Viola Davis) vows to put Chicago’s inadequate healthcare system to task. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on Showtime

    Barry: New episode. As Barry (Bill Hader) and Gene (Henry Winkler) take on new opportunities and Sally (Sarah Goldberg) prepares for her first press junket. Meanwhile, with the Bolivians still in heavy pursuit, Hank (Anthony Carrigan) reaches out to Fuches (Stephen Root). Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on HBO

    Major League Baseball: Peacock and ESPN bookend a day of baseball with morning and evening games:

    • Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox 11:30 AM ET/8:30 AM PT on Peacock
    • Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN

    NBA Playoffs: ESPN and TNT split coverage today for Game 4:

    • Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks 3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM PT on ESPN
    • Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on TNT

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

    TOPICS: Bosch: Legacy, Along for the Ride, The Big Conn, Saturday Night Live, Sheryl, The Wilds, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, Benedict Cumberbatch