What To Watch – Monday, May 14, 2018

Mondays are reliably one of the best nights for quality TV all night. We start with new Supergirl, then new The Terror (in a super-sized episode) and end with James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction at 10p. We’re keeping  The Crossing in the recommend list even though its been cancelled because, well there is nothing else going on just then.  What are you watching tonight?

Jared Harris as Francis Crozier – The Terror _ Season 1, Episode 9 – Photo Credit: Aidan Monaghan/AMC

8pm Hour

Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW 

1st Choice: Supergirl.  “When Reign starts hunting Ruby, Supergirl and Alex work together to keep her safe. Supergirl and J’onn look to Sam’s mother for advice on how to stop Reign and come away with some shocking news.” The CW

2nd Choice: The Voice.  We’re up to the semi-finals already?!? “The semi-finalists perform.”  NBC

3rd Choice:   Dancing with the Stars: Athletes.  “The third week of competition features two rounds of dancing, including a round of dance-off battles. David Ross serves as a guest judge.”  ABC

9pm Hour

– The Terror _ Season 1, Episode 9 – Photo Credit: Aidan Monaghan/AMC

1st Choice: The Terror.  The penultimate episode of this fascinating drama horror series.  “Hope comes in strange forms, and the question of what the men are willing to do to survive begins to be settled in both noble and horrifying ways” AMC

2nd Choice: The Voice. Continues on NBC.

3rd Choice: Dancing with the Stars: Athletes.  Continues on ABC.

10pm Hour

Guillermo del Toro, James Cameron – Story of Science Fiction _ Season 1, Episode 3 – Photo Credit: Michael Moriatis/AMC

1st Choice:  James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction.  Monsters!  “Guillermo del Toro, Ridley Scott, Milla Jovovich and others explore what’s terrifying about monsters and why people like being scared so much.” Note this starts twenty minutes late tonight because The Terror is supersized.  AMC

2nd Choice: Running Wild With Bear Grylls.  “Keri Russell joins Bear on a journey to the Canary Islands. After battling the dangerous, rolling rocks of a massive volcano, the duo descend into a mysterious canyon where they source a meager dinner of undigested seeds from a pigeon carcass, and test their luck with a grappling hook to escape the canyon walls. Later, after a breakfast of crickets, Keri and Bear make a daring escape from a mountain peak using a paraglider. Along the way, Keri reveals her path to fame and her love of family.” NBC

3rd Choice:   The Crossing.  “As tensions in the camp rise, Craig Lindauer agrees to allow a select group of refugees take a trip into town, causing Jude to question the sudden show of goodwill. Meanwhile, Hannah shares startling information with Marshall, and Caleb discovers that a survivor amongst them is an Apex insider.”  ABC

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