1) “America’s Got Talent” opener, 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, NBC. This is the week NBC tries to dominate the summer. The key is “AGT,” the perpetual ratings champ. Simon Cowell and Howie Mandell remain, but Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough replace Heidi Klum and Mel B; also, Terry Crews replaces Tyra Banks as host. (The newcomers are shown here.) And there’s a companion show: “Songland” debuts at 10, with four writers pitching to producers (including Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic), who choose one for their guest star.
2) “NCIS: The Cases We Can’t Forget” season-opener, 9 and 10 p.m. Wednesday, CBS. The summer push for CBS started last week, wih two scripted shows — “Blood & Treasure” and “Elementary,” at 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays – and the non-fiction “Whistleblower” at 8 p.m. Fridays. Now comes more non-fiction, looking back at real cases by NCIS, the Navy and Marine investigators. Rocky Carroll (an “NCIS” co-star) hosts the show, which last year was titled “48 Hours: The Real NCIS.”
3) Basketball, 9 p.m. ET Thursday and 8 p.m. Sunday, ABC. For ABC, the big summer push involves competition – the pro-basketball finals now and then game shows. The Golden State Warriors have been NBA champions in three of the past four seasons; after sweeping Portland in four games for the Western Conference title, they waited for the winner of the Eastern Conference games with Milwaukee and Toronto. Preceding each game are two half-hours – first Jimmy Kimmel and then a game preview.
4) “The InBetween” debut, 10 p.m. Wednesday, NBC. Tom Hackett is your typical Seattle TV cop, grim and grizzled. Except he’s British, he’s gay, he sips tea and he sometimes confers with a young woman who has visions. His new police partner has doubts, but not for long. This sounds odd, but it has strong writing and actors. Paul Blackthorne (“Arrow”) and Justin Cornwell (“Training Day”) are the cops; Harriet Dyer is their contact. Her surprising relationship with a young girl adds impact.
5) “Glory” (1989), 5:45 p.m. ET today, Turner Classic Movies. On Memorial Day, TCM gives us a military marathon with moments of greatness. That starts at 6 a.m. with “From Here to Eternity” (1953); it won eight Academy Awards, including best picture. Another highlight is “Glory,” with black Civil War soldiers; it won three Oscars, including Denzel Washington as best supporting actor. That’s followed by “Men in War” (1957) at 8 p.m. , “The Steel Helmet” (1961) at 10 and more.
6) “Abby’s” finale, 9 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday, NBC. This show had the right ingredients – a neat concept (an outdoor bar with a folksy feel), a likable star (Natalie Morales) and sharp scripts. Alas, it ran against CBS’ Thursday powerhouse and faded. Now, after a two-week break, the show has its final episodes, both focusing on Bill, who inherited the lot that houses the bar. In the first, he offends Abby (an ex-Marine) by breaking up a confrontation; in the second, people insist on meeting his ex-wife.
7) “Life in Pieces,” 9:30 p.m. Thursday, CBS. We all know the feeling of scrambling on a busy day and sensing that we forgot something. Now it’s Greg’s turn: At the hospital to see his wife Jen and their new baby, he realizes he’s misplaced their daughter Lark. Also, Heather tries to help Sophia with her homework, but can’t figue it out. And Colleen tries to make Joan (her mother-in-law) glamorous for the family photo. It’s a new episode for “Pieces,” which started late and has six more to air this summer
8) “Blindspot” season-finale, 8 and 9 p.m. Friday, NBC. This began with a young woman found naked on Times Square, with no memory of who she is or why her body is covered with tattoo clues. It’s taken wild twists and will return at mid-season for its fifth and final year. First, there’s a world to save: In the first hour, Dominic starts to enact Madeline’s cataclysmic scheme. In the second, the team – now threatened by internal conflict — launches an international mission to stop an attack from spreading.
9) “Wedding at Graceland,” 9 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday, Hallmark. Six months ago, Hallmark had a hit with “Chrismas in Graceland.” Two aspiring musicians (Kellie Pickler and Wes Brown) fell in love at Elvis Presley’s former home, with Elvis’ holiday songs in the background. Now they learn there’s an opening at the Graceland Chapel … if they can plan a wedding in three weeks. We again hear Elvis on the soundrack; also, Lee Brice sings an Elvis song and Priscilla Presley plays herself.
10) “The Weekly,” 10 p.m. Sunday, FX, rerunning at 10:30 and at 1:30 a.m.; also, 11:30 p.m. on FXX. In a small Louisiana town, a private school promised big things. Its black, low-income students would get into top colleges, including the Ivy League. But a New York Times has found trouble – false transcripts (one claiming the student studied Mandarin) … hyped-up essays … and physical abuse. It’s a powerful story, launching a series that each week will follow the development of one Times report.
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