This Week on Sling TV

May 27, 2016 by Sling Staff

All times Eastern.

Monday May 30

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MLB on ESPN: Joe Mauer and the Minnesota Twins face off against the Oakland Athletics. (4pm Monday, ESPN)

So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation: After 12 seasons of adults taking the SYTYCD stage, the future of the dance world are being given a shot to show what they’re made of for season 13. With judges Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo and exectuive producer Nigel Lithgoe returning and Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms fame joining as a judge and mentor, kids all over the country, ages 8-13 will compete for the chance to be named America’s Favorite Dancer.(8pm Monday, Fox)

Roots: Part one of A&E’s ambitious four-night reimagining of the most successful miniseries of all time begins with the tale of Kunta Kinte. (9pm Monday, simulcast on HISTORY, Lifetime, and A&E)

The Detour: Jason Jones’ hit road-trip comedy comes to an end with this hour-long season finale. (9pm Monday, TBS)

Tuesday May 31

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MLB on ESPN: Chase Utley and the Los Angeles Dodgers face Ben Zobrist and the Chicago Cubs. (8pm Tuesday, ESPN)

Roots: Kunta Kinte’s story continues in the second installment of this four-part miniseries. (9pm Tuesday, simulcast on HISTORY, Lifetime, and A&E)

Woman: The ongoing practice of child marriage poses a grave threat to Zambian girls and the economic development of their nation. (10pm Tuesday, Viceland)

Wednesday June 1

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MLB on ESPN: Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers square off against Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs. (8pm Wednesday, ESPN)

Wayward Pines: Jason Patric steps into the departed Matt Dillon’s leading-man shoes for season two of M. Night Shyamalan’s surprise summer hit about a town with a whole lot of secrets. (9pm Wednesday, Fox)

Roots: Part three follows the lives of Kunta’s daughter and grandson, Kizzy and Chicken George. (9pm Wednesday, simulcast on HISTORY, Lifetime, and A&E)

The Americans: Paige got a front row seat for a brutal showcase of her mother’s particular set of skills – can she still swallow the idea that her parents are “peacekeepers”? (10pm Wednesday, FX)

Cleverman: Two brothers fight for survival in a dystopian world filled with Dreamtime creatures. (10pm Wednesday, SundanceTV)

Vice World of Sports: For over 100 years, the Portage Lake Pioneers and the Calumet Wolverines have been battling it out on the ice. (11pm Wednesday, Viceland)

Thursday June 2

Roots: Alex Haley’s multi-generational saga comes to its conclusion when his ancestors find freedom at last. (9pm Monday, simulcast on HISTORY, Lifetime, and A&E)

Archer: In the seventh season finale, another body is discovered on the studio backlot. (10pm Thursday, FX)

Friday June 3

Outcast: From the creator of The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, Cinemax’s newest series centers on demonic possession in a small West Virginia town. (10pm Friday, Cinemax)

Saturday June 4

Fargo: Get ready to binge-watch all ten episodes of the critically acclaimed second season of the Midwest murder drama. (Marathon begins at 10am Saturday, FX)

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MLB on FS1 & FOX: It’s doubleheader action as the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Minnesota Twins on FS1, followed by the San Francisco Giants vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, the New York Yankees vs. the Baltimore Orioles, or the Kansas City Royals vs. the Cleveland Indians on FOX. (Saturday at 4pm on FS1, and then 7pm on FOX)

The Martian: Matt Damon won a Golden Globe for his role in this drama comedy about an astronaut stranded on the Red Planet. It’s the funniest Ridley Scott film since Gladiator. (8pm Saturday, HBO)

Sunday June 5

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MLB on ESPN: The San Francisco Giants visit the St. Louis Cardinals for the finale of their three-game series. (8pm Sunday, ESPN)


Game of Thrones: (10pm Sunday, HBO)

Preacher: AMC’s newest hit comic-book adaptation follows a preacher in rural Texas with a criminal past and mysterious powers. (10pm Sunday, AMC)

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