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Here is the list of the programming options to expect on TV this week:

On March 18, the spring season premiere of 9-1-1 will air on FOX at 9 PM while that same night the season finale of Black Lightning will air at 9 PM on The CW.

The new ABC drama The Fix will debut on March 18 at 10 PM. Attorney and author Marcia Clark co-writes and executive produces a new legal drama about Maya Travis (Robin Tunney), an L.A. district attorney who suffers a devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor Sevvy Johnson (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) for double murder. With her high-profile career derailed, she flees for a quieter life in Washington. Eight years later when this same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder, Maya is lured back to the DA’s office for another chance at justice. The cast includes Breckin Meyer, Marc Blucas, Merrin Dungey, Adam Rayner, Scott Cohen, Alex Saxon and Mouzam Makkar.

On March 19, the new NBC drama The Village will debut at 10:01 PM. Welcome to the Village, an apartment building in Brooklyn that appears like any other from the outside but is quite unique inside. The people who reside here have built a bonded family of friends and neighbors. Sarah (Michaela McManus) is a nurse and single mom raising a creative teen; Gabe (Daren Kagasoff) is a young law student who got a much older and unexpected roommate; Ava (Moran Atias) must secure the future of her young, U.S.-born son when ICE comes knocking; Nick (Warren Christie) is a veteran who’s returned from war; and the heart and soul of the building, Ron and Patricia (Frankie Faison and Lorraine Toussaint), have captivating tales all their own. These are the hopeful, heartwarming and challenging stories of life that prove family is everything – even if it’s the one you make with the people around you.

The new Freeform drama Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists will debut on March 20 at 8 PM. Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, from its top-tier college to its overachieving residents – but nothing in Beacon Heights is as it appears to be. When the high-stakes environment pushes the residents to a breaking point, someone snaps and kills someone. As they work together to solve the murder mystery, it soon becomes clear that behind every Perfectionist is a secret, a lie – and a needed alibi. PLL alums Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish have lead roles with Kelly Rutherford and Sofia Carson as part of the cast along with a number of newcomers.

Also on March 20, the season finale of All American will air at 9 PM on The CW, and that same night Deadly Class will air its season finale on Syfy at 10 PM.

The new Hulu drama The Act will debut today on March 20. This seasonal anthology series tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder. The cast includes AnnaSophia Robb, Chloe Sevigny and Patricia Arquette.

On March 23, the new movie Love to the Rescue will debut on the Hallmark Channel at 8 PM, starring Nikki DeLoach and Michael Rady.

The spring premiere of Into the Badlands will air on March 24 (a special night) at 10 PM on AMC while the show will movie to its regular night and time on March 25 at 10 PM.

Mark your calendars!

Here are the ratings for the dramas that aired on the major networks over the weekend:

SATURDAY

9 PM Show:
Ransom (CBS) [NEW] – 1.8 million viewers

SUNDAY

8 PM Shows:
God Friended Me (CBS) [NEW] – 7.8 million viewers
Supergirl (The CW) [NEW] – 1.1 million viewers

9 PM Shows:
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) [NEW] – 8.3 million viewers
Charmed (The CW) [NEW] – 665,000 viewers

10 PM Shows:
Madam Secretary (CBS) [NEW] – 5.5 million viewers
Good Girls (NBC) [NEW] – 2.4 million viewers

What did you watch on TV over the weekend. Please share.

Trying to figure out what to watch tonight? Be it new episodes of the TV season, reairs of cable series or a movie, here are some suggestions:

5 PM:
The Color Purple movie on BET

5:55 PM:
Deadpool 2 movie on HBO2

6 PM:
Pearl in Paradise movie on Hallmark Channel (Encore)
The Secret Life of Pets (animated) movie on FX
Singin’ in the Rain (classic) movie on TMC

7 PM:
Tomb Raider movie on HBO
NCIS on USA Network

8 PM:
Arrow on The CW (NEW)
Shadowhunters on Freeform (NEW)
Strike Back on Cinemax (Encore)
Once Upon a Prince movie on Hallmark Channel (Encore)
The Green Mile movie on AMC
Sing (animated) movie on FX

9 PM:
Black Lightning on The CW (NEW – Finale)
9-1-1 on FOX (NEW – Spring Return)

10 PM:
The Fix on ABC (DEBUT)
The Enemy Within on NBC (NEW)
Tulips in Spring movie on Hallmark Channel (Reair)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (classic) movie on TMC

Enjoy!

Hey All,

RENEWALS

NBC has given The Blacklist a 7th season renewal. (Variety)

American Gods has been given a season 3 renewal by Starz. (Variety)

AMC is currently in the early development stages of a new series set in the universe of the cult popular series Orphan Black. Supposedly, this series will not be a spinoff or reboot of the original series, but rather a completely new story set in the same world. (Variety)

CASTING NEWS

Actress Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) has landed the titular role in The CW pilot Katy Keene, the Riverdale spin-off that will follow the lives of four characters, including fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene, as they chase dreams in New York City. The musical dramedy chronicles the origins and struggles of four aspiring artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway and in the recording studio. The character of Katy is described as a bold, big-hearted and independent twenty-something New Yorker, who aspires to be a fashion designer. When she’s not working as a personal shopper at a luxury department store, she’s navigating friendship and dating in the big city. (Variety)

Actor Ethan Hawke will star in the 8-part Showtime limited series Good Lord Bird based on the award-winning novel of the same name by James McBride. The story is told from the point of view of Onion, an enslaved teenager who becomes a member in 19th-century abolitionist John Brown’s motley family during the time of Bleeding Kansas, eventually participating in the famous 1859 raid on the Army depot at Harpers Ferry. Brown’s raid failed to initiate the slave revolt he intended, but was the instigating event that started the Civil War. (Variety)

Actor Esai Morales (NYPD Blue and NCIS: Los Angeles) has been cast as Deathstroke in the DC Universe series Titans when it returns for its 2nd season. (Deadline and The Futon Critic)

Actors Bailey Chase (Longmire) and David Andrews (Shooter) will appear in the fourth season of the USA Network drama Queen of the South. Chase will play Eddie Brucks, a musician attempting to overcome his personal demons who crosses paths with Teresa while Andrews will play Judge Cecil Lafayette, a member of one of the oldest blue blood families in Louisiana who may prove to be one of the most dangerous adversaries Teresa has ever encountered. (Deadline and The Futon Critic)

Actresses Megan Hilty (Smash and The Good Wife) and Jessie Mueller (Broadway’s Waitress) will appear in the newly greenlit Lifetime move Patsy & Loretta with Hilty playing Patsy Cline and Mueller as Loretta Lynn. The telefilm will tell the untold true story of the friendship between the two country music icons. (The Futon Critic)

That’s it. Enjoy!

Friday night’s programming options on the major networks was pretty full with all of the primetime dramas airing new episodes.

Here is how all of those Friday night dramas fared in the overall ratings:

8 PM Shows:
MacGyver (CBS) [NEW] – 6 million viewers
Blindspot (NBC) [NEW] – 2.8 million viewers
Dynasty (The CW) [NEW] – 548,000 viewers

9 PM Shows:
Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) [NEW] – 6.7 million viewers
The Blacklist (NBC) [NEW] – 3.6 million viewers
Proven Innocent (FOX) [NEW] – 2.1 million viewers
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW) [NEW] – 370,000 viewers

10 PM Show:
Blue Bloods (CBS) [NEW] – 8.2 million viewers

What did you watch on TV Friday night. Please share.

Trying to figure out what to watch tonight? Be it new episodes of the TV season, reairs of cable series or a movie, here are some suggestions:

4:30 PM:
Braveheart movie on BBC America

5:30 PM:
Thor: The Dark World movie on TBS

6 PM:
Flip That Romance movie on Hallmark Channel (Encore)

7 PM:
Downton Abbey on PBS (Reair)
Now You See Me 2 movie on FXX
The Karate Kid (original) movie on Sundance TV
Creed movie on VH1

7:05 PM:
The Incredibles (animated) movie on Freeform

8 PM:
God Friended Me on CBS (NEW)
Supergirl on The CW (NEW)
When Calls the Heart on Hallmark Channel (NEW)
The Lucky One movie on Lifetime Movie Network

9 PM:
NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS (NEW)
Private Eyes on ION (NEW)
Emma Fielding Mysteries: More Bitter Than Death movie on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (Encore)

9:45 PM:
Wall*E (animated) movie on Freeform

10 PM:
Now You See Me 2 movie on FXX
The Karate Kid 2 (original) movie on Sundance TV

10:10 PM:
Patriots Day movie on TMC

Enjoy!

On March 20, the new Hulu drama The Act will debut online.

This seasonal anthology series tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother. Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder.

The cast includes AnnaSophia Robb, Chloe Sevigny and Patricia Arquette.

Here is a trailer for The Act: