Weekend Preview: ‘Halt And Catch Fire’ Ends On A High Note


Halt And Catch Fire (Saturday, AMC 9:00 p.m.) — While it suffered from the typical first season bumps, Halt And Catch Fire managed to develop into something truly special. While the 80s personal computing boom may have been the backdrop, a focus on character development and absolutely stand out performances from Mackenzie Davis and Kerry Bishé made Halt And Catch Fire must watch TV that may have gotten lost a bit in the Peak TV era. As the series comes to a close on Saturday, be grateful that you were around to catch it.

Once Upon A Time (Friday, ABC 8:00) — Henry and the others go on a quest to save Cinderella, but because this is a fairy tale, the path will be anything but smooth.

Macgyver (Friday, CBS 8:00 p.m.) — In order to beat terrorists at their own game, Macgyver and his team have to steal some diamonds… to save the diamonds?

Hell’s Kitchen (Friday, FOX 8:00 p.m.) — The remaining contestants have to build a “four-tiered shellfish tower,” which sounds pretty disgusting, but I still eat instant ramen for dinner, so I know nothing.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Friday, The CW 8:00 p.m.) — After Josh Chan dumped her at the altar and decided to become a priest, Rebecca is out for revenge. At least we still have Whi-Jo and Daryl to make us believe in love.

Jane The Virgin (Friday, The CW 9:00 p.m.) — Jane is reunited with her first love, so fans can expect the romantic entanglements of TV pluckiest heroine to continue.

Marvel’s Inhumans (Friday, ABC 9:00 p.m.) — Maximus continues to stir up sh*t in an attempt to be the new ruler of Attilan following the exile of Black Bolt.

Hawaii 5-0 (Friday, CBS 9:00 p.m.) — The local crime element is on a revenge killing spree following the death of a mob boss.

The Exorcist (Friday, FOX 9:00 p.m.) — Marcus and Tomas end up in Seattle, where they find a young girl being tormented by pure evil.

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (Saturday, BBC 9:00 p.m.) — Todd and Farah are on the run from the law and end up on nowheresville Montana in their search for Dirk.

Saturday Night Live (Saturday, NBC 11:30 p.m.) — Kumail Nanjiani hosts with musical guest P!nk.

Bob’s Burgers (Sunday, FOX 7:30 p.m.) — After being off the schedule last week, Bob’s Burgers returns with a Louise centric episode (always delightfully demented).

The Simpsons (Sunday, FOX 8:00 p.m.) — Homer discovers that Maggie the eternal baby is a whistling savant and immediately goes into Pageant Dad more.

Ghosted (Sunday, FOX 8:30 p.m.) — Leroy decides to mix business with pleasure by romancing a female cop while they’re working at a local resort.

Family Guy (Sunday, FOX 9:00 p.m.) — The Griffins get a nanny, which gives Lois and Peter time to reconnect.

Fear The Walking Dead (Sunday, AMC 9:00 p.m.) — Nick discovers a new threat descending on the dam and things get even more difficult for the Clark family.

The Deuce (Sunday, HB0 9:00 p.m.) — The Deuce is caught in an end of the year crackdown by the local police, lighting a fire underneath Vincent and Bobby.

Ray Donavan (Sunday, SHOWTIME 9:00 p.m.) — Ray and Terry work together to solve a problem for Bunchy.

The Last Man On Earth (Sunday, FOX 9:30 p.m.) — Pamela is desperately trying to get in good with the rest of the group. Todd is disappointed that Zihuatanejo is not the tropical paradise that he’d been envisioning.

Ten Days In The Valley (Sunday, ABC 10:00 p.m.) — A breakthrough in the investigation leads Det. Bird and Jane to the studio to question the production team.

Curb Your Enthusiasm (Sunday, HBO 10:00 p.m.) — Larry turns to a writer for advice and ends up having a run in with an overzealous cop.

White Famous (Sunday, Showtime 10:00 p.m.) — In Jay Pharoah’s new sitcom, a black comedian explores the nature of success, race, and what you have to do to further your career.

Survivor’s Remorse (Sunday, Starz 10:30 p.m.) — Cassie catches up with an old friend while Missy and Alison receive some unsolicited advice. Reggie makes a play for his independence.

Vice Principals (Sunday, HBO 10:30 p.m.) — Russell’s birthday bash does not go as planned, leading to some uncomfortable revelations about his wife’s college boyfriend.


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