Here is a list of programming options to expect on TV this coming week:
On February 20, the fifth and final season of Bates Motel will air on A&E at 10 PM while that same night the season finale of the new NBC drama Timeless will air at 10 PM.
Major Crimes will be back for the remainder of its fifth season on TNT on February 22 at 9 PM.
On February 23, the spin-off series The Blacklist: Redemption will debut on NBC at 10 PM. The world’s most elusive criminals from Raymond “Red” Reddington’s infamous list come together to form an elite mercenary team as they try to regain their self-worth after a lifetime of inflicting damage on the world. Seeking redemption for their past transgressions, this new group solves problems governments don’t dare touch. Blacklist undercover operative Tom Keen (Ryan Eggold) joins the team’s brilliant and cunning chief, Susan “Scottie” Hargrave (Famke Janssen), as well as lethal assassin and Tom’s nemesis Matias Solomon (Edi Gathegi), as they aim to be a force for good and right dangerous wrongs. Along with highly skilled members Nez Rowan (Tawny Cypress) and hacker Dumont (Adrian Martinez), they will undertake seemingly impossible missions – all in the hopes of repairing their damaged souls.
Also on February 23, the new CMT series Sun Records will debut at 10 PM. Set in Memphis and inspired by true events, the series will focus on a chance meeting in December 4, 1956 by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins who stumbled into an impromptu jam session that turned out to be a seminal moment in modern music history. The cast includes Kevin Fonteyne (Melissa & Joey) as Johnny Cash; newcomer Drake Milligan as Elvis Presley; Christian Lees (the British sitcom Parents) as Jerry Lee Lewis and Dustin Ingram (Lab Rats and True Blood) as Carl Perkins. One Tree Hill alum Chad Michael Murray will star as the legendary Sam Phillips and Billy Gardell (Mike & Molly) as the one and only Colonel Tom Parker.
The new Amazon series Patriot will debut online on February 24. The show follows the complicated life of intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman from Wonderland) whose latest assignment is to prevent Iran from going nuclear, which requires him to forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous “non-official cover” – that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm. The cast includes Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Kurtwood Smith (That 70’s Show), Michael Chernus (Manhattan Project) and Kathleen Munroe (Call Me Fitz and Resurrection).
And on February 26, the 89th Annual Academy Awards will air on ABC at 8:30 PM (check local listings for airtime).
Mark your calendars!