May 4, 2015


The Collider Weekly TV Guide is a rundown of notable episodes, premieres, returns, finales, and opportunities to catch up on great shows (or cast an eye to the occasional TV train wreck). Here are the picks for the week beginning Monday, May 4th:

Monday 5/4

Gotham, “All Happy Families Are Alike” (Fox, 8 p.m.) — The Season 1 finale finds Gotham City in the midst of a gang war, which culminates in a showdown between Fish Mooney and Maroni. Meanwhile, Bruce searches Wayne manner for any clues his father may have left.

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck (HBO, 9 p.m.) — Brett Morgan directs this first authorized biography of the Nirvana frontman, using found footage to curate the story in Cobain’s own words and through his art.

Tuesday 5/5


Image (of a barely-visible Grodd) via The CW

The Flash, “Grodd Lives” (CW, 8 p.m.) — Gorilla Grodd is unleashed and Joe is put in peril, as Doctor Wells seeks to distract Barry in order to enact his greater plan.

Inside Comedy (Showtime, 11 p.m.) — The 4th season premiere; upcoming guests include Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Wanda Sykes, Conan O’Brien, and many more.

Wednesday 5/6

Arrow, “This Is Your Sword” (CW, 9 p.m.) — Al Sah-him takes the final steps to become Ra’s al Ghul. Elsewhere, Nyssa receives some shocking news, and Thea is reunited with Roy.

Saturday 5/9

Stockholm, Pennsylvania (Lifetime, 8 p.m.) — On the heels of last week’s extremely dark Cleveland Abduction, Lifetime returns to the subject matter with a new movie, which tells the story of a young girl (Saoirse Ronan) kidnapped as a child, who is later returned to her family. Cynthia Nixon and Jason Isaacs also star.

Sunday 5/10

Game of Thrones, “Kill the Boy” (HBO, 9 p.m.) — Brienne continues to look for Sansa, whose fate hangs in a precarious balance with the Boltons, as Ramsay continues to exercise his control over Theon. To the North, Jon finds an unexpected ally, while across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys must make a difficult decision.

The Good Wife, “Wanna Partner?” (CBS, 9 p.m.) — In the Season 6 finale, Alicia deals with a client who is being held in a secret police facility. But far more interesting is this: what will Kalinda’s fate be now that she has turned on Lemond Bishop?


Image via HBO

Silicon Valley, “Server Space” (HBO, 10 p.m.) — Despite interference from Hooli (including their own problems with Big Head), Gilfoyle sets out to build new servers, even as the Pied Piper team is threatened by a nosy neighbor. And Richard is reluctant when Jared wants to move in.

Penny Dreadful, “Verbis Diablo” (Showtime, 10 p.m.) — A detective finds a survivor in the Mariner’s Inn massacre that could lead to Ethan; the Creature is able to find work in the most perfect of places. Meanwhile, Dr. Frankenstein starts anew with Brona, and the witches go on the hunt for Vanessa. Also, Dorian gets a major surprise when he goes to visit his new lady friend.

Wolf Hall, “Master of Phantoms” (PBS, 10 p.m.) — In the Season 1 finale of this exceptional historical series, King Henry VIII demands that Cromwell get rid of the queen, Anne Boleyn. The king ordered it!