12 TV Shows You Won't Want to Miss in May
April showers bring May flowers, but what do May flowers bring? Extremely good TV! Who knew May’s TV lineup would be so binge-worthy?
Between Master of None’s sophomore season and a new Making a Murderer-level documentary called The Keepers, the roster of premieres this month will certainly spark your interest. There’s even the long-awaited revival of Twin Peaks—we’ve only been waiting 25 years for it to return!
Scroll down to see what else we’ll be tuning into in May.
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Almost two years after the first season launched, the long-awaited second season of this series is finally here. This time, the eight Sensates—the group of eight random individuals connected telepathically—have a new, dangerous mission fueled by a conspiracy that involves all of them. (Friday, May 5, all episodes on Netflix)
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I Love Dick
Transparent creator Jill Soloway has a new project at Amazon based on a 1997 feminist novel by Chris Kraus. Set in the artistic community of Marfa, TX, an estranged married couple is obsessed with an eccentric professor named Dick. Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Hahn, and Griffin Dunne star. (Friday, May 12 on Amazon)
Master of None
Thanks to Aziz Ansari, we want to book a trip to Italy, stat. His comedy series returns for a second season and will be set in Italy, so expect lots of pasta, breathtaking scenery, and since it's Ansari's show, lots of hilarious and awkward moments. (Friday, May 12, all episodes on Netflix)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) returns to the small screen and this time, she's ready to go to college. Meanwhile, Tituss (Tituss Burgess) takes on Beyonce's Lemonade. (Friday, May 19, all episodes on Netflix)
This 7-part documentary series will fill your Making a Murderer void. It follows the unsolved case of Sister Cathy Cesnik, a beloved nun and Catholic teacher from Baltimore whose 1969 murder remains unsolved. (Friday, May 19, all episodes on Netflix)
25 years later, Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) is heading back to Twin Peaks. While details are mostly under wraps, many original characters will be returning to the limited series, plus a whole slew of newbies will make appearances, like Laura Dern, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Michael Cera, and Jennifer Jason Leigh. (Sunday, May 21 at 9 p.m. ET on Showtime)
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Fan favorite Rachel Lindsay will take a stab at love on this season of ABC’s The Bachelorette. Your loss, Nick! (Monday, May 22 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC)
Nobody puts Baby in a corner! ABC will air a one-night, three-hour adaptation of the classic dancing flick with Abigail Breslin and newcomer Colt Prattes taking on the iconic roles of Baby and Johnny. Debra Messing, Sarah Hyland, Nicole Scherzinger, Bruce Greenwood, and Katey Sagal also star. (Wednesday, May 24 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC)
In its final season, the Netflix drama will ask: how far will the Rayburns go? We’ve seen them slowly fall from grace in the last two seasons—we can’t wait to see where they end up! (Friday, May 26, all episodes on Netflix)