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What to watch: WGNT 27's primetime programming week of May 31

Posted at 9:27 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 21:34:57-04

SUNDAY, MAY 31

DC’S STARGIRL

“S.T.R.I.P.E.” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
LIFE IS ABOUT LEGACY — After Courtney (Brec Bassinger) has an unexpected run-in with a member of the Injustice Society of America, Pat (Luke Wilson) reveals the truth to her about their history.  Meanwhile, Barbara (Amy Smart) is elated when she sees Courtney making an attempt to get along with Pat, not knowing the secret they’ve been keeping.  Finally, things take a dangerous turn at Blue Valley High’s open house night when Courtney becomes the target of a dangerous foe. Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Trae Romano, Jake Austin Walker, Meg DeLacy, Hunter Sansone, Neil Jackson and Christopher James Baker also star. Greg Beeman directed the episode written by Geoff Johns (#102). Original airdate 5/31/2020. Every episode of DC’s STARGIRL will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

SUPERGIRL

“Alex in Wonderland” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG4, LV) (HDTV)
ALEX TAKES ON A NEW ROLE – Alex (Chyler Leigh) uses a pair of Obsidian contact lenses to visit a virtual National City where she takes on a whole new persona. Meanwhile, Kelly (Azie Tesfai) helps William (Staz Nair) investigate Lex. Kara (Melissa Benoist) deals with difficult news. Tawnia McKiernan directed the episode with story by Rob Wright and teleplay by Jess Kardos & Mariko Tamaki (#516). Original airdate 3/22/2020.

MONDAY, JUNE 1

ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Iconic: TLC” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME – Hosted by multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, ICONIC: TLC features four artists performing genre-busting covers of 90’s hits and pop sensation TLC’s biggest hits like never seen before. TLC and the artists will be connected by video chat to watch the incredible at-home performances, then TLC will select one of the artists to collaborate with in a final, show-stopping performance. ICONIC: TLC is from Critical Content in partnership with iHeartMedia and executive produced by Tom Forman, Jenny Daly and Matthew Pickel from Critical Content, John Sykes and Tom Poleman from iHeartMedia. Eunhui Jong and Michael Dempsey are also executive producers. Original airdate 6/1/2020.

ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO

“Linger” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
SECRETS AND LIES — Driven by the prospects of her scientific research, Liz (Jeanine Mason) opens up to Diego (guest star Cleo Anthony) about all the good her findings could do.  Meanwhile, Max (Nathan Dean) enlists Kyle’s (Michael Trevino) help getting to the bottom of the recent abductions, while Michael (Michael Vlamis) does his own investigating into Alex’s disappearance.  Elsewhere, after learning more about her mother Louise, Isobel (Lily Cowles) pays a visit to Rosa (Amber Midthunder), in hopes that Rosa could help her begin to heal.  Franklin Vallette directed the episode written by Ariana Quiñónez & Deirdre Mangan (#211).  Original airdate 6/1/2020.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2

DC’S STARGIRL

“Icicle” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
THIS IS OUR DESTINY — After a dangerous confrontation with a member of the Injustice Society of America, Pat (Luke Wilson) warns Courtney (Brec Bassinger) to back down from her attempts to go after them. But when she encounters what she believes to be a message from one of them, she urges Pat to help her. Meanwhile, Barbara (Amy Smart) makes strides at work, which impresses her new boss Jordan (Neil Jackson). Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Trae Romano, Christopher James Baker, Meg DeLacy and Hunter Sansone also star. Michael Nankin directed the episode written by Colleen McGuinness (#103). Original airdate 6/2/2020. Every episode of DC’s STARGIRL will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

“Swan Thong” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, V) (HDTV)
SEASON FINALE – Still controlled by the Fates, the Legends find themselves in 1984-esque world, they soon discover that things aren’t as they thought they would be. The Legends must convince the civilians to trust them and stand up for their right to choose, but the Fates don’t make it easy by resurrecting the Encores once again. Caity Lotz, Jes Macallan, Dominic Purcell, Nick Zano, Tala Ashe, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Olivia Swann and Matt Ryan also star. Kevin Mock directed the episode written by Keto Shimizu & Morgan Faust (#515).  Original airdate 6/2/2020. 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

THE 100

“False Gods” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
UNEXPECTED THREAT – As Raven (Lindsey Morgan) faces an unexpected threat, Clarke (Eliza Taylor) must keep the peace among opposing factions in Sanctum. Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropuolos, Richard Harmon, Tasya Teles, Shannon Kook, JR Bourne, Shelby Flannery and Chuku Modu also star. Tim Scanlan directed the episode written by Kim Shumway (#702). Original airdate 6/3/2020.

BULLETPROOF

“Episode 6” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
WHEN THE DUST SETTLES - Arjana (Lashana Lynch) accuses Carmel (Caroline Goodall) of corruption as the full story about Ronald Pike Sr’s (Clarke Peters) shady past is uncovered. Ray (guest star Vinzenz Kiefer) manages to escape, prompting a deadly shootout, but who is his paymaster and why did he want Pike Sr. dead? Life will now never be the same, but Pike (Ashley Walters) and Bishop (Noel Clarke) know that together, they can combat anything (#106). Directed by Ole Endresen, the episode was written by Noel Clarke and Mark Greig. The CW original airdate 9/11/2019.

THURSDAY, JUNE 4

BURDEN OF TRUTH

“No Fathers Or Sons” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
BILLY RUNS INTO HIS ESTRANGED FATHER – Billy’s (Peter Mooney) unexpected encounter with his estranged father is tense.  Meanwhile, Joanna (Kristin Kreuk) deals with the results of Kodie’s (Sera-Lys McArthur) custody hearing.  Kelly Makin directed the episode written by Felicia Brooker (#303).  Original airdate 6/4/2020.

IN THE DARK
“Codependence Day” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, L) (HDTV)

USE WHAT YOU GOT - Murphy (Perry Mattfeld) convinces Jess (Brooke Markham) to help with a drug mission, while Felix (Morgan Krantz) finds himself in a legal predicament. Dean’s (Rich Sommer) partner Gene (guest star Matt Murray) begins showing some real talent on the job, giving Dean a lead that could unravel Murphy’s plans. Nia (guest star Nicki Micheaux) questions Darnell’s (Keston John) loyalty, and Murphy visits Max (Casey Deidrick). Steven Tsuchida directed the episode written by Amy Turner (#208). Original airdate 6/4/2020. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 5

MASTERS OF ILLUSION

“The Blind Magician and Floating Off a Barstool” — (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
WILD CARDS — Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines — all in front of a studio audience. Magicians featured in this episode include Titou, Juliana Fay, Leon Etienne, Joshua Jay, Richard Turner and Ed Alonzo (#705). Original airdate 6/5/2020.

MASTERS OF ILLUSION

“Alex, I’ll Take Pickpockets and Monkeys for $1000” — (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
LOOKING GLASS — Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines — all in front of a studio audience. Magicians featured in this episode include Michael Turco, Leon Etienne, The Sacred Riana, Chipper Lowell and Jay Jay (#703). Original airdate 5/22/2020.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?

“Jonathan Mangum 5” — (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
ALWAYS FUNNY — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Jonathan Mangum, put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games that are prompted only by random ideas supplied by the studio audience.  The four performers must use the little information they have and their wild imaginations to depict different characters and an array of scenes, as well as perform songs.  After each round of improvisation, Aisha will dole out points to our four performers and declare a winner at the end of every episode.  Directed by Geraldine Dowd (#703).     Original airdate 9/23/2019.

WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?

“Chris Harwick” — (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, D) (HDTV)
A HOST OF JOKES — WITH GUEST STAR APPEARANCE BY CHRIS HARDWICK (“TALKING DEAD”) — Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Charles Esten, put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games that are prompted only by random ideas supplied by the studio audience.  The four performers must use the little information they have and their wild imaginations to depict different characters and an array of scenes, as well as perform songs.  After each round of improvisation, Aisha will dole out points to our four performers and declare a winner at the end of every episode.  Directed by Geraldine Dowd (#713).     Original airdate 6/17/2019.