What To Watch – Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Could we HAVE more TV Tonight?!? Riverdale and Blacklist kick off the night at 8p. At 9p, we’re firing up Hulu and watching this week’s installment of The Handmaid’s Tale. Also at 9p? SEAL Team and The Expanse.  At 10p, we’ve got the season premiere of Colony! Krypton! The Americans! So Many Shows to Watch! Exclamation Points!! Honorable mention goes to the series premiere of Cobra Kai on YouTube Red which we’ll be watching and covering but haven’t figured out yet how to put into the What To Watch Rotation! Yes Sensei!!

COLONY — “Maquis” Episode 301 — Pictured: (l-r) Sarah Wayne Callies as Katie Bowman, Josh Holloway as Will Bowman, Alex Neustaedter as Bram Bowman — (Photo by: Daniel Power/USA Network)

8pm Hour: 

Photo: Diyah Pera/The CW

1st Choice:  Riverdale. “As the town’s mayoral race between Fred and Hermoine heats up, Hiram sets his sights on a new ally—Sheriff Minetta. Betty turns to Cheryl for help when she has a suspicion about the Black Hood. Meanwhile, the reveal of a dark secret forces Archie and Jughead to try and ease tensions between the Bulldogs and Serpents. Finally, on the eve of the mayoral debate, a mysterious message leaves everyone on edge.” The CW

2nd Choice: Blacklist.  “The mysterious appearance of an unidentified young girl sends Liz and the Task Force on a hunt to discover her connection to the secret Red is hiding. However, when her family steps in to protect their own secrets, the investigation turns into a race to save the little girl’s life.” NBC

3rd Choice:  Impractical Jokers. An hour of repeats is the best you’re getting in the third slot tonight … TruTV

9pm Hour:

1st Choice: The Handmaid’s Tale. “Offred reflects on her relationship with her mother as she navigates her way through Gilead. In Little America, Moira tries to cope with the trauma she endured.” Hulu

Photo: Erik Voake/CBS

2nd Choice:  SEAL Team. “The lives of Jason and the SEAL Team are in jeopardy when a risky mission to capture a highly valuable target may actually be a trap. Also, Clay and Davis commiserate about the frustrations of having long distance relationships, and Ray has a meeting regarding his involvement with the accidental death of the local boy that could affect his military career.” CBS

3rd Choice:   The Expanse.  “The Rocinante tends to wounded Martian soldiers in exchange for supplies; and Avasarala struggles with how to disseminate a key piece of evidence despite being in hiding.” Syfy

10pm Hour:

1st Choice:   Colony.  After an interminable wait, Colony finally returns tonight with its Season 3 premiere! “Six months after escaping Los Angeles, the Bowmans and Snyder enjoy a simple life in the mountains-until a sudden arrival changes everything.”  USA

(Photo by: Steffan Hill/Syfy)

2nd Choice:  Krypton.  “After a failed coup, Daron punishes the conspirators. Lyta and Dev go in search of Jayna.” Syfy 

3rd Choice:  The Americans.  “A sudden assignment pulls Elizabeth away from her family at a crucial moment. Meanwhile, at the FBI, a major development leads Aderholt to approach Stan about an urgent investigation” FX


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