What To Watch Tonight – Tuesday, May 28, 2019

What to Watch Tonight?  Considering we’re technically into Summer TV, tonight is a tremendous night of television for scripted and reality fans.  Our Top Picks to Watch includes parts 3 and 4 of Nat Geo’s limited series, The Hot Zone and the finale of Fosse/Verdon.

The rest of our top picks are below but hat tip to Animal Kingdom season 4 premiere, the Pure Season 2 premiere, and the series premieres of Games People Play on BET and Songland on NBC which couldn’t make our list of Top 3 but deserve attention.

Melina Danport (Grace Gummer) tends to a hut of sick people including a pregnant woman. (National Geographic/Casey Crafford)

8pm Hour:

(Freeform/Panagiotis Pantazidis)

1st Choice: The Bold Type.  “When Adena returns to New York, Kat debates whether she’s ready to see her, but quickly realizes she might not have a choice. Sutton is stretched in too many directions between styling for Oliver and designing for her seminar, causing friction with Richard.” Freeform

2nd Choice: The Hot Zone. Note: This is a repeat of last night’s episode 2.  “Dr. Nancy Jaax and her team put their life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.”

3rd Choice:  MasterChef Junior. “In the last mystery box challenge, the remaining contestants receive a surprise taste from home when they are tasked with creating a dish inspired by family. Whoever wins this challenge will immediately earn a spot in the finale. Then, in a juicy elimination test, the chef-testant who elevates a secret ingredient with the most finesse and personality will secure his or her spot in the finale.” Fox

9pm Hour:

(National Geographic/Amanda Matlovich)

1st Choice: The Hot Zone. “Representatives from varying agencies disagree on how to handle Dr. Nancy Jaax’s discovery, so she realizes there are few protocols in place for containing a deadly virus on the U.S. soil; and an employee at the monkey research facility falls ill.” Nat Geo

2nd Choice: The 100.  “Jordan investigates Sanctum. Meanwhile, Octavia and Diyoza discover the threats of the new planet firsthand. Lastly, Bellamy and Clarke butt heads.” The CW

3rd Choice: The Haves and the Have Nots. “A brush with death disrupts the Harrington Family.” OWN

10pm Hour:

1st Choice:  Fosse/Verdon. Season (Series?)  Finale. “Gwen looks ahead to an uncertain future, as Bob tells the story of his life on film.”  FX

2nd Choice: The Hot Zone. “An employee at the monkey research facility falls ill, causing Dr. Nancy Jaax to fear the virus has spread to the human population; Jerry Jaax searches for a way to protect his wife; and Dr. Wade Carter is obsessed with exposing the dangers of Ebola.” Nat Geo

3rd Choice:  Blood & Treasure. “Danny poses as arms dealer Aiden Shaw in order to extract information on the location of terrorist Karim Farouk from a middleman who owes Shaw money. Also, Farouk obtains a clue to the location of the sarcophagus of Cleopatra, and Lexi bonds with Father Chuck when she seeks his help to decipher encoded information.” CBS

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