Bill Hader stars in“ Barry” on HBO.

Bill Hader stars in “Barry” on HBO. (Merrick Morton/HBO/TNS)

Sunday, May 28

The Indy 500 (NBC, noon ET): IndyCar’s finest take to the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Coca-Cola 600 (Fox, 6 p.m.): NASCAR’s finest take to the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

“Killer Relationship With Faith Jenkins” (Oxygen, 7 p.m.): The true-crime series is back with new episodes.

“The Red Badge of Courage” (TCM, 7:30 p.m.): TCM’s annual Memorial Day marathon continues and includes John Huston’s 1951 Civil War drama.

“National Memorial Day Concert” (PBS, 8 and 10 p.m.): The nation honors its war dead in the annual special from the U.S. Capitol. Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise co-host.

“Succession” (HBO, 9 p.m.): See who, if anyone, ends up at the helm of the house Roy Logan built in the high-stakes drama’s expanded series finale.

“Barry” (HBO, 10 p.m.): This pitch-black comedy starring Bill Hader as a troubled hit man/wannabe actor also ends its run.

Monday, May 29

“American Ninja Warrior” (NBC, 8 p.m.): The top female contestants vie for the title in the women’s championship.

“The Rising” (The CW, 8 p.m.): A recently deceased woman tries to solve her own murder in this supernatural mystery drama.

“FDR” (History, 8 p.m.; also Tuesday-Wednesday): This three-night special salutes the U.S. president who guided the nation out of the Depression and through the better part of WWII.

“Barons” (The CW, 9 p.m.): BFFs find themselves the heads of rival surf wear brands in 1970s Australia in this imported drama.

“The Curious Case of Natalia Grace” (Investigation Discovery, 9 p.m.): Was she a 6-year-old Ukrainian orphan or was something more sinister afoot? We'll see in this three-night special.

“Reality” (HBO, 10 p.m.): “Euphoria’s” Sydney Sweeney portrays former NSA translator-turned-whistleblower Reality Winner in this new fact-based TV movie.


“I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson” (Netflix): And here's to you, Mr. Robinson, and new episodes of your quirky sketch-comedy series.

“Jelly Roll: Save Me” (Hulu): The award-winning country-rap artist shares his story in this new documentary.

“The Ride” (Prime Video): This ain't their first rodeo in this new unscripted series about life on the professional bull-riding circuit.

“30 for 30” (ESPN, 8:30 p.m.; concludes 9 p.m. Tuesday): A new two-part doc remembers the syndicated 1989-96 competition series "American Gladiators."

“America’s Got Talent” (NBC, 8 p.m.): Summer’s here and the time is right for another season of the reality competition. Terry Crews hosts.

“Lidia Celebrates America” (PBS, 9 p.m.): Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich stirs the melting pot in the special episode "Flavors that Define Us."

“Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge” (NBC, 10 p.m.): Everyday folks' favorite rides get makeovers inspired by classic toy cars in this new competition.

“Frontline” (PBS, 10 p.m.): The new episode “After Uvalde: Guns, Grief and Texas Politics” reflects on the horrific school shooting in that small town in Texas in May of last year.

“The Ultimate Fighter” (ESPN, 10 p.m.): MMA stars Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler serve as coaches for a new cycle of this reality competition.

“Doubling Down With the Derricos” (TLC, 10 p.m.): The Nevada couple and their supersize brood are back with new episodes.

“The Dark Side of the Ring” (Vice, 10 p.m.): The saga of pro wrestling’s Chris Candido and Tammy Sytch is retold in the season premiere.


“Drag Me to Dinner” (Hulu): Teams of drag queens leave it all on the table in this new party-planning competition. With Neil Patrick Harris.

“Nancy Drew” (The CW, 8 p.m.): Our intrepid amateur sleuth (Kennedy McMann) is back on the case for a fourth season.

“Sistas” (BET, 9 p.m.): The Atlanta-set dramedy from Tyler Perry serves up a sixth season.

“I Survived a Crime” (A&E, 10 and 10:30 p.m.): Those who lived to tell the tale do so in new episodes of the unscripted series.

Thursday, June 1

“Charles R: The Making of a Monarch” (AMC+): The newly crowned British king is profiled in this new documentary.

“iCarly” (Paramount+): Miranda Cosgrove logs back on for another season of her rebooted sitcom.

NBA Finals (ABC, 8:30 p.m.): The league's top two teams hit the hardwood in the tipoff of the best-of-seven series.

“Re(solved)” (Vice, 9 p.m.): A new episode reexamines the death of controversial anti-virus software mogul-turned-international fugitive John McAfee in 2021.

“Eli Roth Presents: The Legion of Exorcists” (Travel, 10 p.m.): Whatever possessed them to choose that particular profession? Find out in this new series.

Friday, June 2

“The Fight Machine” (AMC+): The gloves are off in this 2022 indie drama set in the world of underground fighting. With Michael Ironside.

“Magic Mike’s Last Dance” (Max): Men dance sans pants — again! — in Steven Soderbergh’s stripper-tastic 2023 threequel. Channing Tatum and Salma Hayek star.

“Manifest” (Netflix): The supernatural drama about a missing airliner signs off after four seasons. With Melissa Roxburgh.

“Queen of the Universe” (Paramount+): Dueling drag divas put their pipes to good use in a new season of the singing competition.

“Searching for Soul Food” (Hulu): If it sticks to your ribs, celebrity chef Alisa Reynolds is gonna find it in this new globetrotting series.

“Shooting Stars” (Peacock): NBA superstar LeBron James and his former high school teammates revisit their glory days in this new sports doc.

“With Love” (Prime Video): There’s no place like home for the holidays in a second season of this Latino-themed family drama. With Emeraude Toubia.

“American Masters” (PBS, 9 p.m.): Bow down before “Little Richard: King and Queen of Rock ’n' Roll” in this new episode about one of the seminal figures in 20th-century popular music.

“Guy’s All-American Road Trip” (Food Network, 9 p.m.): Mr. Fieri and the fam hit the highway for another season.

“Painting With John” (HBO, 11 p.m.): The talented Mr. Lurie leaves it all on the canvas in new episodes of his unscripted series.

Saturday, June 3

“Baby Ruby” (Hulu): They told her what to expect, but she wasn’t expecting this in this nightmarish 2022 thriller starring Noémie Merlant and "GoT's" Kit Harington.

“Wedding Season” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.): She's always a bridesmaid but that’s all about to change in this new TV movie. With Stephanie Bennett.

“TLC Forever” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.; also A&E): This new doc celebrates the all-female hip-hop trio behind such bangers as “Waterfalls” and “No Scrubs.”


(Los Angeles Times listings editor Matt Cooper compiled this column.)


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