This Week on Sling TV

Apr 25, 2016 by Sling Staff

All times Eastern.

Monday April 25

NBA Playoffs, Round 1, on TNT: The Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder face off in Game 5, followed by the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4. (8pm & 10:30pm Monday, TNT)

Bates Motel: Norman is ready to leave the Pineview Institute, but his murderous impulses are far from cured. (9pm Monday, A&E)

Tuesday April 26

NBA Playoffs, Round 1: The Pacers are back in Toronto to play the Raptors in Game 5 of their series. (4pm Tuesday, TNT)

2016 Presidential Primary Results: Cruz and Kasich’s last-minute alliance might make little difference; Clinton and Trump lead by wide margins as five more states – Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island – head to the polls. (Coverage begins 6pm Tuesday, CNN)

Wednesday April 27

NBA Playoffs, Round 1, on TNT: The Houston Rockets return to Golden State for Game 5 against the defending champion Warriors. (8:30pm Wednesday, TNT)

The Americans: As Chekhov’s vial of deadly biological agent continues to fester in the minds of Philip and Elizabeth, there is a much more pressing matter at hand: Martha is in the wind and threatening to talk, even as Stan begins to connect the dots around her husband “Clark.” (10pm Wednesday, FX)

Thursday April 28

Alone: Nine men and women remain in this survivalist competition filmed in the wilderness of Vancouver Island. The first contestant quit after five hours—who will tap out next? (9pm Thursday, History)

60 Days In: The idea that a normal, non-criminal person would voluntarily go into prison just to see what it’s like seems a little crazy, but the undercover convicts on 60 Days In have their reasons, and are showing what really goes on in lockup; last week’s episode showed how resourceful inmates catch a buzz behind bars. (10pm Thursday, A&E)

Huang’s World: Author / chef / attorney Eddie Huang leads viewers on an epic culinary adventure that’s only partly about the food. (10pm Thursday, Viceland)

Friday April 29

Atlanta Plastic: If you loved Nip/Tuck but gave up on the soap opera-y plotlines, then this might be the show for you. (8pm Friday, Lifetime)

Red: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, and John Malkovich play retired assassins in this 2010 hit. (8pm Friday, TNT)

Saturday April 30

MLB on FS1: The San Francisco Giants travel cross-country to face the New York Metropolitans. It’s way early, but right now it looks like the Giants’ Matt Cain gets the start against the Mets’ Jacob deGrom . (4:05pm Saturday, FS1)

2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Larry Wilmore of The Nightly Show hosts this annual skewering of Washington’s elite. (7pm Saturday, CNN)

Sunday May 1

MLB on ESPN: The New York Yankees face the Boston Red Sox in yet another chapter of one of American sports’ greatest rivalries. It’s way early, but right now it looks like Nathan Eovaldi will take the hill for the Bombers and David Price for Boston. (8pm Sunday, ESPN)

Fear the Walking Dead: Mutiny is brewing on the Abigail, and not everyone will live to reach the shore. (9pm Sunday, AMC)

Game of Thrones: After the shocking season premiere, Bran (finally!) returns, Jaime confronts the Sparrow, and Ramsay plans an attack on Castle Black. (10pm Sunday, HBO)

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