Spring is upon us, and with it comes a new season of television. As such, TVEnthusiast is proud to present our Winter 2016/2017 American TV preview. This article covers shows premiering or returning between the months of March 2017 and May 2017. The list is pruned down so as not to completely overwhelm you. This article will be periodically updated, though not as thoroughly or frequently as our constantly updated US Schedule.
LAST UPDATE: February 23rd, 2017 – The Get Down and American Gods added.
UPDATE: February 22nd, 2017 – Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Fargo added.
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
National Treasure – Hulu
Hulu is bringing this British series to America, which is based largely on the scandalous legacy of late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile.
Sunday, March 5th, 2017
Making History – Fox
Time travel was big this year in TV, now Fox has a comedic take on the subject.
The Last Man on Earth – Fox
Fox’s hilarious comedy about the last survivors of a viral outbreak returns.
Feud – FX
Ryan Murphy’s (American Horror Story) next seaosnal anthology series begins with a satirical take on the real life feud between 2 legendary Hollywood starlets.
The Arrangement – E!
E!’s new series seems largely inspired by Tom Cruise’s Scientology arranged marriage to Katie Holmes.
Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
The Americans – FX
FX’s cold war espionage drama returns.
Trial & Error – NBC
John Lithgow, (3rd Rock from the Sun) stars in this comedy about a man suspected of killing his wife.
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Underground – WGN
WGN’s drama about the Underground Railroad returns for a second season.
Designated Survivor – ABC
The season continues in this political thriller
Friday, March 10th, 2017
Love – Netflix
Season 2 of Judd Apatow’s romantic comedy, about a mutually harmful relationship.
Buddy Thunderstruck – Netflix
A new animated comedy from the Creators of Robot Chicken.
Hand of God – Amazon
The final season or Ron Perlman’s (Hellboy) series about a judge who turns vigilante, after he is besieged by “divine” visions.
Saturday, March 11th, 2017
Samurai Jack – Cartoon Network
The Cartoon Network Samurai is back, and this time his show is skewing darker, as its original audience has grown up.
Sunday, March 12th, 2017
American Crime – ABC
Season 3 of this seasonal anthology about racial tensions related to major crimes kicks off.
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Hap and Leonard – Sundance
Season 2 of the pulpy adventure book series adaptation brings new adventures for the boys, this time based on the book Mucho, Murder, Mayhem, & Mojo.
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Snatch – Crackle
A remake of the British film of the same name, this time starring Ronald Weasley himself, Rupert Grint (Harry Potter).
Friday, March 17th, 2017
Marvel’s Iron Fist – Netflix
the last of the 4 promised individual Netflix Marvel series sets up the last piece of the puzzle before the epic crossover series.
Sunday, March 19th, 2017
Into the Badlands – AMC
AMC’s post apocalyptic kung fu epic continues on.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Shots Fired – Fox
A new event series set in the aftermath of a shooting the ignites racial tensions.
Friday, March 24th, 2017
Grace and Frankie – Netflix
Legendary Actresses Lilly Tomlin and James Fonda are back for a 3rd season of their Netflix series about elderly woman dealing with their, now ex, husbands’ change in lifestyle.
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Harlots – Hulu
The new brothel drama from Hulu and and ITV
Imaginary Mary – ABC
ABC’s new comedy follows an adult woman who reconnects with her childhood imaginary friend.
Friday, March 31st, 2017
13 Reasons Why – Netflix
This teen drama explores a suicide, with the victim leaving behind accusations against many of her peers.