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Avenue 5 Takes Flight, Kevin Can F**k Himself Says Goodbye

ALSO: The CW's All American shows return, Netflix bows animated series Spirit Rangers, and more.
  • Photos: HBO, AMC.
    Photos: HBO, AMC.

    It’s been more than two years since Armando Iannucci’s (Veep) Avenue 5 last aired, but today, the space tourism comedy returns to HBO with its second season. The entire cast, led by Hugh Laurie and Josh Gad, return for Season 2.

    Also today: Kevin Can F**k Himself reaches its conclusion after two genre-bending seasons, The CW’s premiere week begins with All American and spinoff series All American: Homecoming, Spirit Rangers brings indigenous children’s stories to Netflix, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:

    Avenue 5: Season 2 premiere. Five months after failing to reroute the luxury spacecraft owned by billionaire Herman Judd (Josh Gad), Captain Ryan Clark (Hugh Laurie) and his crew struggle to control their increasingly unruly passengers. The comedy, which also stars Zach Woods, Lenora Crichlow, and Suzy Nakamura, is expected to end after its eight-episode second season, though HBO has yet to make anything official. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on HBO

    Kevin Can F**k Himself: Series finale. Allison (Annie Murphy) finally comes to terms with what she’s running from and what she’s left behind. The finale brings AMC’s sitcom-crime drama crossover to an end after two seasons. 9:00 PM ET on AMC

    All American: Season 5 premiere. With everyone on holiday break, Spencer (Daniel Ezra), decides to throw an epic Christmas party, with the help of JJ (Hunter Clowdus) and Asher (Cody Christian), as an excuse to bring him and Olivia (Samantha Logan) closer. Watch trailer. 8:00 PM ET on The CW

    All American: Homecoming: Season 2 premiere. While Simone (Geffri Maya) returns to Bringston ready to focus solely on tennis, Damon (Peyton Alex Smith) is faced with a decision he’s been putting off since before the holidays. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on The CW

    Spirit Rangers: Complete Season 1. Native American siblings help protect the land and spirits of the national park they call home in Netflix’s animated preschool series, which boasts an all-Native writers room and the blessing of the Chumash and Cowlitz tribes. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix

    POV: Accepted: Original documentary. Filmmakers follow four high school students at T.M. Landry, a prep school in Louisiana known for sending 100% of its graduates to college, in the wake of an explosive New York Times article that exposed the controversial methods of the school’s dynamic founder. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on PBS

    Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers: Docuseries finale. Antoine Fuqua’s exploration of the Lakers’ Showtime era and the Buss family’s effort to transform the team wraps after 10 episodes. Streaming on Hulu

    Grimcutty: Original film. A suburban teen girl and her little brother must stop a terrifying internet meme brought to life by the hysteria of their parents in this horror movie. Stars Usman Ally and Shannyn Sossamon. Watch trailer. Streaming on Hulu

    Monday Night Football: The Kansas City Chiefs host the Las Vegas Raiders in an AFC West matchup. 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT on ESPN

    Dancing With the Stars: New episode. The remaining 13 couples celebrate the dancing competition’s move to streaming on Disney+ Night. 8:00 PM ET on Disney+

    Bachelor in Paradise: New episode. The arrival of Aaron Clancy and James Bonsall continues to make waves in a two-hour episode. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    9-1-1: New episode. The 118 race to the rescue when a birdwatcher is trapped under a tree. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    NCIS: New episode. Parker (Gary Cole) and the team investigates a series of murders staged to look like bear attacks. Followed by a new episode of NCIS: Hawai’i. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on CBS

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

    TOPICS: Avenue 5, AMC, HBO, All American, All American: Homecoming, Kevin Can F**k Himself, Spirit Rangers