Thursday TV: More Zombie Problems

Black-Summer-Season-1-NetflixIn the latest zombie series, “Black Summer” (Netflix, streaming), Jaime King stars as a mother seeking her daughter during the latest apocalypse. The eight-episode series from Karl Schaefer and John Hyams is intended as a companion prequel to the Syfy series “Z Nation.”

The new “Persona” (Netflix, streaming) is an anthology series of four short films from different directors, each starring the Koran pop star Lee Ji-eun, better known as IU.

Again using stars from the network’s last hit, there’s a new kind of “Rock of Love” variant “Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D and Vinny” (MTV, 8 p.m.) in which they get to choose from among 20 women they sometimes found.

Two other former MTV reality annoyances, Heidi and Spencer Pratt surface on “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” (E!, 8 p.m.).

A marriage ends the first season of the sitcom “Fam” (CBS, 9:30 p.m.).

On “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC, 8 p.m.), Amelia and Link go to New York to operate on a patient.

The designers on “Project Runway” (Bravo, 8 p.m.) visit the studio of Dapper Dan.

Christopher Lloyd guest stars as a cranky neighbor on “A.P. Bio” (NBC, 8:30 p.m.).

On a new “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC, 9 p.m.), Jake and Amy celebrate their first anniversary.

Jack’s soul is a concern on “Supernatural” (CW, 8 p.m.).

On “Superstore” (NBC, 8 p.m.), salary figures are leaked, causing tension.

Murphy has a lead in Tyson’s case on “In the Dark” (CW, 9 p.m.).

On “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1, 9 p.m.), it’s all about sustainability.

There’s a blackout in the city on “Station 19” (ABC, 9 p.m.).

“The Orville” (Fox, 9 p.m.) does not find a black hole.

A secret about Abby’s dating history is revealed on “Abby’s” (NBC, 9:30 p.m.).

There’s a new episode of “Better Things” (FX, 10 p.m.) that will be better than most things on tonight.

Leonard takes on heavyweight lawyers on “For the People” (ABC, 10 p.m.).

A pregnant teen refuses to name the father on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (NBC, 10 p.m.).

Spring is in full bloom on “The American Farm” (History, 10 p.m.).

Westerns from the 1950s are on Turner Classic Movies tonight with “3:10 to Yuma” (8 p.m.), “The Man From Laramie” (10 p.m.), “Warlock” (midnight), “Ride Lonesome” (2:15 a.m.) and “The Searchers” (3:45 a.m.). Earlier, it’s Clark Gable all day with “Dance, Fools, Dance” (7:15 a.m.), “Laughing Sinners” (8:45 a.m.), “Hell Divers” (10:15 a.m.), “Red Dust” (12:15 p.m.), “Strange Interlude” (1:45 p.m.), “Hold Your Man” (3:45 p.m.) and “The White Sister” (5:30 p.m.).

The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue to roll out first round games with Toronto at Boston (NBC Sports, 7 p.m.), Carolina at Washington (USA, 7:30 p.m.) and Colorado at Calgary (NBC Sports, 10 p.m.).

Baseball includes Dodgers at St. Louis (MLB, 1 p.m.), Pittsburgh at Cubs (MLB, 8 p.m.) and Colorado at San Francisco (MLB, 11 p.m.).

Golf has first round play in The Masters (ESPN, 3 p.m.).

It’s U.S. vs. Japan (NHL, 5:30 a.m.) and Canada vs. Germany (NHL, 9 a.m.) in the IIHF women’s hockey world championship quarterfinals.

The men’s college hockey frozen four has Minnesota-Duluth vs. Providence (ESPN2, 5 p.m.) and Massachusetts vs. Denver (ESPN2, 8:30 p.m.).

College baseball has South Carolina at Florida (ESPNU, 7:30 p.m.).

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest: Molly Shannon, Pauly D. The View: Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Kevin O’Leary, Lori Grenier, Daymond John. The Talk: Emilio Estevez, Amelia Santaniello. Ellen DeGeneres: Mila Kunis, Josh Gad, Erika Jayne, Ava Max, Colton Underwood. The Real: Mel B.

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Donnie Wahlberg, Heidi Schreck, Laura Benanti, Christine Baranski (rerun). Jimmy Kimmel: Don Cheadle, Kiernan Shipka, Hozier. Jimmy Fallon: Emma Stone, Tracy Pollan, Michael J. Fox, Tank and the Bangas. Seth Meyers: Adam Driver, Regina Hall, Anthony Carrigan. James Corden: Kelsey Grammer, Jay Baruchel, Alessia Cara (rerun). Carson Daly: John Bradley, Aurora, Mamoudou Athie. Trevor Noah: Lizzo. Conan O’Brien: Bill Burr.

 

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