This Week on Sling TV

May 16, 2016 by Sling Staff

All times Eastern.

Monday May 16

NBA Western Conference Finals on TNT: Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder take on Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the most anticipated playoff series of the season. (9pm Monday, TNT)

Bates Motel: It might be too late for Norma in the season four finale of Bates Motel, but we have a feeling that she is going to live on in one form or another. (9pm Monday, A&E)

Almost Genius: The latest compilation of comic fails features a naked rock climber, a kid with an impressively offensive vocabulary, and a dance that is likely to end in a trip to the emergency room. (10pm Monday, truTV)

Tuesday May 17

NBA Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN: The Toronto Raptors and Cleveland Cavaliers square off to decide who will advance to the NBA Finals in the first of a best-of-seven series. (8:30pm Tuesday, ESPN)

Dance Moms: It’s time for another reunion episode – and Brynn had the nerve to wear a bow?! Even though bows are obviously JoJo-with-a-bow-bow’s signature accessory? More white wine, please. (9pm Tuesday, Lifetime)

Woman: The latest episode of Gloria Steinem’s new docuseries focuses on the Colombian women involved in guerrilla warfare as a fifty-year civil war nears an end. (10pm Tuesday, Viceland)

Wednesday May 18

NBA Western Conference Finals on TNT: The Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors square off in Game 2, broadcast live from Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA. (9pm Wednesday, TNT)

Lucha Underground: People in masks and spandex whaling on one another – normally that sort of thing calls for an invite and a hefty cover charge, but Robert Rodriguez has you set. (8pm Wednesday, El Rey)

Empire: Jamal’s life is on the line in the season two finale of Empire. (9pm Wednesday, Fox)

The Americans: (10pm Wednesday, FX) Now that we finally understand what Elizabeth has been doing with Young Hee all season, have we finally come to a line she won’t cross?

Thursday May 19

Alone: Seven men and women remain in this survivalist competition filmed in the wilderness of Vancouver Island. Who will tap out next? (9pm Thursday, History)

60 Days In: It’s basically Orange is the New Black but the shankings are real. (10pm Thursday, A&E)

NBA Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN: The Toronto Raptors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2. (8:30pm Thursday, ESPN)

King of the Road: Three skate teams compete to be crowned the Kings of the Road. (11pm Thursday, Viceland)

Friday May 20

Dark Shadows: If you missed this Tim Burton + Johnny Depp vampire collaboration (based on the beloved gothic soap of the same name) when it premiered in 2012 because you were too busy watching The Avengers, now’s your chance to catch up. Chloë Grace Moretz, Eva Green, and Helena Bonham Carter also star. (8:15pm Friday, Freeform)

Saturday May 21

NBA Eastern Conference Finals on ESPN: The action moves to Toronto, as LeBron James and the Cavaliers head north to face the Raptors in Game 3. (8:30pm Saturday, ESPN)

MLB on FS1: Paul Goldschmidt and the Arizona Diamondbacks square off with Matt Holliday and the St. Louis Cardinals.. (1pm Saturday, FS1)

All the Way: Bryan Cranston (aka Breaking Bad’s Walter White) stars as President Lyndon Johnson in this captivating look at the passage of the Civil Rights Act. (8pm Saturday, HBO)

Sunday May 22

NBA Western Conference Finals on TNT: The series moves to Oklahoma City, as the Thunder and Warriors play Game 3 for a right to advance to the Finals. (9pm Sunday, TNT)

Fear the Walking Dead: The midseason finale is titled “Shiva,” so fans of the source material for FTWD’s parent series are wondering whether Shiva the tiger might make an appearance. That’s right: there’s a tiger in the zombie apocalypse. (9pm Sunday, AMC)

Game of Thrones: Season six is nearly half-over, and already it has outpaced almost everything in the books, which is to say that no one knows exactly what’s coming (except for winter – winter is still coming). “The Door” promises a return to Arya and Bran, and hopefully a better understanding of when exactly the Night’s King plans to bring his wight army south of the Wall. (10pm Sunday, HBO)

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