TV and streaming selections of Chuck Barney for August 22-28
Don’t Miss: “The Walking Dead” – It’s the beginning of the end as the zombie sensation kicks off the first half of its 11th and final season. In the gasping opener, Alexandria is ravaged by the Whispers. With the food supply rapidly depleting and tensions rising, Maggie proposes a new plan that some see as a suicide mission. It’s a gruesome journey that features survivors — joined by reformed baddie Negan — making their way through a dark subway tunnel under Washington, D.C. (Sundays at 9 p.m., AMC).
Sunday: Set in the 1850s, the new play “Chapelwhite” follows a sea captain (Adrian Brody) who moves with his three children to a sleepy town in Maine after the death of his wife. But then scary things start to happen. The series is adapted from the Stephen King short story “Jerusalem Lot”. (10 p.m., Epix).
Monday: On “The Ultimate Surfer,” 14 up-and-coming wave-riders train and compete at state-of-the-art surf ranches powered by man-made wave technology. The final men and women win $100,000 each and have a chance to appear on the World Surf League Championship Tour. (10 p.m., ABC).
Tuesday: Back from the hiatus, “Supergirl” closes out on its final part of the episode. After our Kryptonian leading lady and Zor-El (guest star Jason Behr) return to the national city, they are determined to leave the Phantom Zone behind and enjoy being a superhero together. But, of course, a new danger soon emerges. (9 p.m., The CW).
Wednesday: Details about “American Horror Story: Double Feature” are scarce. What we do know about the 10th installment of the anthology series is that it will feature two creepy tales — “Red Tide” and “Death Valley” — and many familiar faces, including Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy and. Finn Wittrock. (10 p.m., FX).
Wednesday: As Season 12 of the animated spy comedy “Archer” begins, Sterling Archer and his team face brutal new competition from a spy group known as the IIA (International Intelligence Agency). Will their mom-and-pop operation be able to drive away these lifeless vultures – or will they be swallowed alive? (10 p.m., FXX).
Wednesday: Adrian Grenier (“Entourage”) returns to television in the chilling “Clickbait”. He plays a father and husband who mysteriously disappear and then go online, get thrashed badly, and carry a sign that reads, “I abuse women. At 5 million views, I die.” What’s up? The series is set, and partially filmed in Oakland. (Netflix).
Thursday: In Season 2 of the social satire “The Other Two,” celebrity wannabes Brooke and Carrie Dubeck (Helen York, Drew Tavar) must now contend with a newly famous member of the family — their bubbly, 53-year-old mom Pat (Molly Shannon). , who has become a daytime talk show star. (HBO Max).
Friday: “Disney Princess Remixed – An Ultimate Princess Celebration” is a musical special that honors the “powerful qualities” of Disney’s royal heroines through reimagined performances of their famous songs. Twelve-year-old YouTube star Tsunami Ortiz explains. (7:30 p.m., Disney Channel).
Friday: Fans of the hysterical “Tromedy” known as “Pen15” are in for a treat as the series offers an animated special about a middle-school outcast. In “Jacuzzi”, Anna and Maya go on vacation with Curtis and are introduced to new crippling insecurities. (Hulu).
Saturday: In the soft-hearted TV movie “Sweet Pecan Summer”, a woman (Christine Ko) has to work with her ex-boyfriend (Wes Brown) to sell her favorite aunt’s pecan farm. Quite predictably, old feelings start to resurface. (9 p.m., Hallmark Channel).
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