August 12, 2022

‘Westworld’ Rides Once more, ‘Citizen Ashe’ on CNN, BET Awards

HBO’s mystifying futuristic drama Westworld takes one other time leap because it begins a fourth season. A CNN documentary profiles tennis legend and humanitarian activist Arthur Ashe. Taraji P. Henson hosts the BET Awards, the place Sean “Diddy” Combs receives the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Westworld

SUNDAY: Telling the people from the sentient robots on this trippy futuristic fantasy drama is simply a part of the problem. The fourth season takes a seven-year time leap from the apocalyptic 2020 cliffhanger that appeared to spell the tip of resourceful android Dolores (Evan Rachel Wooden)—however the actress is again as a brand new character, Christina. (Her BFF is performed by West Aspect Story Oscar winner Ariana DeBose, who introduced the home down not too long ago because the Tony Awards host.) We will’t say rather more with out spoiling, although is it attainable to spoil one thing you’re unsure you perceive?

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Citizen Ashe

SUNDAY: On the eve of Wimbledon, this riveting documentary explores the life and legacy of triple Grand Slam-winning tennis nice and human rights activist Arthur Ashe, who died of AIDS problems in 1993. Billie Jean King and John McEnroe are among the many contemporaries and admirers paying tribute to the primary Black man to win the British event. His advocacy in opposition to South African apartheid and racism within the U.S., and his identification with others struggling with AIDS, confirmed Ashe’s fame as a worldwide humanitarian.

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BET Awards

SUNDAY: Taraji P. Henson hosts the annual celebration of Black tradition and achievement within the arts, broadcast dwell from L.A.’s Microsoft Theater. Sean “Diddy” Combs receives the Life Achievement Award, and performers embrace Lizzo, Likelihood the Rapper, Chlöe, Ella Mai and Roddy Ricch. (One other cultural celebration, the beforehand taped seventh Annual Black Music Honors, airs Saturday at midday/ET on Bounce TV.)

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The Chi

SUNDAY: Lena Waithe’s coming-of-age Chicago drama set in a South Aspect neighborhood returns for a fifth season, with relationships and lives of their perpetual state of change. Emmett (Jacob Latimore) and Tiff (Hannaha Corridor) are actually co-parents, and whereas Emmett want to reconcile along with his spouse, she has different plans—with Rob (Iman Shumpert). Kiesha (Birgundi Baker) is adjusting to new motherhood, whereas Jada (Yolanda Ross) takes inventory of her life post-cancer. And Trig (Luke James) ponders tossing his hat into town’s political ring, which may require private sacrifice.

Inside Weekend TV:

  • Murdoch Mysteries (Saturday, 7/6c and eight/7c, Ovation TV): Within the interval thriller’s two-part Season 15 finale, Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) takes nice lengths to guard Ogden (Helene Pleasure) and child Susannah after a Murdoch lookalike is murdered and a bomb is discovered of their house.
  • Two Tickets to Paradise (Saturday, 8/7c, Hallmark Channel): Community faves Ashley Williams and Ryan Paevey pair up for his or her first film collectively, taking part in strangers jilted on the altar on the identical day. Once they uncover they’ve taken their solo honeymoons on the identical Hawaiian resort, how lengthy earlier than they are saying Aloha to destiny?
  • Nickelodeon Slime Cup (Saturday, 8/7c, Nickelodeon, TeenNick and Nicktoons): 4 groups comprised of a professional golfer, a celeb and a Nick star play two rounds on a Nick-themed golf course, constructing to “The Unfairway,” the place whoever wins the ultimate gap will get the title cup, a trademark orange blazer—and a celebratory dousing of slime. Gamers embrace golfers Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm and Lexi Thompson and celeb friends Terry Crews, Nikki Bella and the NFL’s Saquon Barkley.
  • Riverdale (Sunday, 8/7c, The CW): Holy Moses! Biblical plagues threaten to derail the Archie gang’s particular celebration.
  • Who Is Ghislaine Maxwell? (Sunday, 9/8c, Starz): Upfront of this week’s anticipated sentencing of the convicted intercourse trafficker and affiliate of the late Jeffrey Epstein, a documentary traces her historical past from a privileged upbringing in Oxford to her present state of notoriety.
  • Jack Osbourne’s Night time of Terror: Bigfoot (Sunday, streaming on discovery+): The paranormal devotee heads with actor good friend Jason Mewes to the backwoods of northern Idaho to pursue the legend of Sasquatch.

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