What to watch: News 3’s primetime programming

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A look at every show on News 3 and CBS’s Primetime hours:

The Neighborhood 

“Welcome to Game Night” – Unexpected revelations are in the cards during the Johnsons’ first game night together with the Butlers, when Gemma is prompted to rectify a past wrong and Malcolm makes a play for a fresh start with his father, Calvin, on a rebroadcast of THE NEIGHBORHOOD, Monday, May 27 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 10/29/18.)

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Blue Bloods 

“By Hook or by Crook” – Things get personal for Danny when Luis Delgado (Lou Diamond Phillips), the drug cartel hitman responsible for torching his house, resurfaces. Also, an attack on an officer in the line of duty directly impacts a member of Frank’s team; Eddie reluctantly introduces Jamie to her mother, Lena (Christine Ebersole); and Erin deals with the consequences of her new role as boss, on a rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS, Friday, May 31 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 11/9/18.)

Magnum PI

“The Day It All Came Together” – Hannah (guest star Jordana Brewster), Magnum’s ex and the fugitive responsible for him and his SEAL team brothers being POWs for years, shows up at his home with a gunshot wound, and wanting his help to find her missing CIA father whose life is in danger. Also, Magnum makes an earnest proposition to Higgins for her to become his private investigations partner, on the first season finale of MAGNUM P.I., Monday, April 1 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Brian Austin Green guest stars as Special Agent Adam Kreshner.

Murphy Brown 

“The Wheels on the Dog Go Round and Round” – During Corky’s live “National Adopt a Pet Day” segment, she guilts Murphy into adopting a dog. Also, Avery’s show is moved to the Wolf Network’s plum 10:00 PM timeslot, and Phyllis and Miguel get a surprise visit from Fred Noonan (Peter Scolari), an intimidating health inspector, on MURPHY BROWN, Thursday, Dec. 6 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on News 3.



“The Last Link” – An old family friend, Army Corporal John Sydney (Dabney Coleman), beseeches Gibbs to join him on a road trip to search for a missing military I.D. bracelet. Also, a Navy Lieutenant in NCIS protective custody is poisoned by an infamous drug dealer, on a rebroadcast of NCIS, Tuesday, May 28 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 1/15/19.)

NCIS Los Angeles 

“The Prince” – Callen and Sam are assigned protection duty for Deputy Crown Prince Kamal (Ritesh Rajan) after an unknown assassin targets his decoy upon his arrival in Los Angeles, on a rebroadcast of NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Sunday, May 26 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 10/14/18.)

NCIS New Orleans 

“The River Styx, Part II” – After tracking Apollyon, a deadly underground spy network, to war-torn South Ossetia, Pride is separated from the team and faces grave danger. Also, in order to save Pride, the NCIS team must locate a mole who continues to feed information to Apollyon, on the fifth season finale of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, Tuesday, May 14 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

God Friended Me 

“The Trouble with the Curve” – Miles reconnects with his high school baseball teammate, Cal (Charles Brice), when he gets a friend suggestion for a promising young baseball player who Cal is coaching. Also, Arthur feels territorial when he’s informed that the Diocese is sending an assistant rector to mentor under him, on GOD FRIENDED ME, Sunday, Feb. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on News 3. New York Yankee CC Sabathia guest stars as himself.


“Excessive Force” – Bull and the TAC team are at the center of a federal civil suit dividing the city when they consult for the NYPD on the defense of a police officer accused of excessive force in the shooting of an unarmed man. As they aim to select jurors who will focus on the shooting’s circumstances, the social politics surrounding the case create tension within their own ranks, on a rebroadcast of BULL, Monday, May 27 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 10/8/18.)


“Treason + Heartbreak + Gum” – Matty’s ex-husband, Ethan (Brendan Hines), asks her for help when a criminal organization, S-Company, kidnaps his wife and daughter, forcing Matty to decide if she’s willing to commit treason in order to help him save his family. Also, Riley joins Billy Colton (Lance Gross) and Mama Colton (Sheryl Lee Ralph) on a mission to Paris and makes a heartbreaking discovery, on MACGYVER, Friday, May 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Hawaii Five-0 

“Aia i Hi‘ikua; i Hi‘ialo” – McGarrett crosses the line and is arrested while investigating the death of his former SEAL buddy, who died while making an emergency landing on an aircraft carrier, and the only survivor is a baby. Also, Adam returns to Oahu with some devastating news about his marriage, on a rebroadcast of HAWAII FIVE-0, Friday, May 31 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 11/2/18.)

(“Aia i Hi‘ikua; i Hi‘ialo” is Hawaiian for “Is Borne on the Back; Is Borne in the Arms”)

Madam Secretary 

Something Better” – When a group of American missionaries become hostages during a violent uprising abroad, Dalton must confront demons from his past in order to help Elizabeth secure their safe return home. Also, Stevie takes over Russell’s social media presence, and Henry helps his niece, Sarah (Emelyn Daly), mentally prepare for her military deployment, on MADAM SECRETARY, Sunday, Feb. 17 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on News 3.


“Kangaroo” – The SWAT team goes in pursuit again of the militant group The Emancipators, when the criminals hold a live stream kangaroo court to publicly execute city politicians. Also, Hondo fights to lift Darryl’s spirits; Deacon feels unworthy as he prepares to receive one of the LAPD’s highest honors; and Street catches a break in the search for his missing parolee mother, on the second season finale of S.W.A.T., Thursday, May 16 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Sherilyn Fenn returns as Karen Street, Jim Street’s mother.

Young Sheldon 

“A Nuclear Reactor and a Boy Called Lovey”–  Sheldon attempts to build a nuclear reactor. Also, a university cocktail party gets heated when Dr. Sturgis’ colleague, Dr. Linkletter (Ed Begley, Jr.), flirts with Meemaw, and Georgie is heartbroken when he learns Veronica (Isabel May) has a boyfriend, on a rebroadcast of YOUNG SHELDON, Thursday, May 30 (8:31-9:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 1/17/19.)

Big Bang Theory 

“The Conference Valuation” – When Penny and Bernadette go to San Diego for a pharmaceutical sales convention, Wolowitz is in charge of the kids. Also, Sheldon finds a book on experimenting on kids, and the guys plus Amy make a day of it, on a rebroadcast of THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, May 30 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 3/7/19.)


“Closure” – A woman with information about the death of Maggie’s husband is abducted leading the team to uncover a criminal operation larger than anyone imagined. Also, Dana puts her career in jeopardy by standing by and allowing Maggie to work on the case, which has such a personal connection to her, on the first season finale of FBI, Tuesday, May 14 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.


“I See the Million Dollars” – After 39 emotional days, one castaway will take home the $1 million prize and earn the title of Sole Survivor. One castaway’s game will unravel, and someone will get a chance to return to the game, when castaways “living on the edge” go head to head on the two-hour season finale, followed by the one-hour live reunion show, of SURVIVOR, Wednesday, May 15 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.


“Ambulance Chasers and a Babbling Brook” – Christy’s demanding law professor (Constance Zimmer) leans on her a little too hard for support, and Bonnie’s plan to trick Adam into choosing a wedding venue backfires, on a rebroadcast of MOM, Thursday, May 30 (9:01-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 10/11/18.)


Criminal Minds

“Chameleon” – Rossi questions his actions in the aftermath of a near-death struggle with a serial killer who appears to have outsmarted the BAU, on CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, Jan. 23 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on News 3. Gail O’Grady returns as Krystall, Rossi’s girlfriend.

Seal Team 

“Rock Bottom” – The tension between Jason and Ray comes to a head, and Lisa faces her final test in officer candidate school, on SEAL TEAM, Wednesday, May 1 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The World’s Best

“The Battle Round, Part 1” – The Battle Round begins, featuring unforgettable match-ups between world-class acts, on a two-hour episode of the new global talent competition series THE WORLD’S BEST, Wednesday, Feb. 20(9:01-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on News 3. James Corden hosts.

Man With A Plan 

“Wife-Proof” – Adam attempts to make the office feel more inviting since Andi will be joining him at work every day. Also, Lowell has been hiding a life-changing secret, on a rebroadcast of the third season premiere of MAN WITH A PLAN, Monday, May 27 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 2/4/19.)



“This is Fam” – Clem’s father surprises her with video left by her deceased mother for her wedding day. Also, Clem and Nick run into trouble getting their marriage license the day before their wedding, on the season finale of FAM, Thursday, April 11 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Million Dollar Mile

“No One Can Beat Me” – A former college quarterback attempts to outrun the youngest Spartan race winner ever, and a professional dancer goes toe-to-toe with a six-time obstacle course race world champion, on MILLION DOLLAR MILE, Wednesday, April 3 (9:01-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The series is hosted by former college football champion and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, with Matt “Money” Smith and Maria Taylor serving as play-by-play commentators.

The Code

“Blowed Up” – Luke Mitchell and Anna Wood star in the new drama about the military’s brightest minds who tackle the toughest challenges facing the United States Marine Corps. When a soldier in Afghanistan kills his commanding officer, Judge Advocates Capt. John “Abe” Abraham (Mitchell) and Capt. Maya Dobbins (Wood) are assigned to the case as prosecution and defense lawyers by their commanding officer, Col. Glenn Turnbull (Dana Delany), on a rebroadcast of the series premiere of THE CODE, Monday, May 27 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Ato Essandoh, Phillipa Soo and Raffi Barsoumian also star. (Originally broadcast 4/9/19.)


“Gutshot” – Holmes and Watson try to work a stateside investigation from London when someone close to them is gravely wounded by an unknown perpetrator in the United States. However, Holmes’ stateside legal trouble – the result of a confession to a murder he didn’t commit – threatens to derail their efforts, on ELEMENTARY, Thursday, May 30 (10:00-11:00, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.

Life in Pieces

“Lost Math Art Glam” – Greg scrambles to find Lark when he loses her at the hospital while visiting Jen and the new baby. Also, Heather offers to help Sophia with her math homework but can’t figure out the new teaching method; Matt enrolls his adopted son, Lucas (Vivaan Bisoi), in a father/son art class; and Colleen organizes a family photo shoot and glams Joan up for the occasion, on LIFE IN PIECES, Thursday, May 30 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The Amazing Race

“Living Fearlessly” – Teams travel to Switzerland where they free-fall over 400 feet into the Gletscherschlucht Glacier Gorge, on THE AMAZING RACE, Wednesday, May 29 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Phil Keoghan is the host.

Blood & Treasure

“Code of the Hawaladar” – Danny poses as arms dealer Aiden Shaw in order to extract information on the location of terrorist Karim Farouk from a middleman who owes Shaw money. Also, Farouk obtains a clue to the location of the sarcophagus of Cleopatra, and Lexi bonds with Father Chuck when she seeks his help to decipher encoded information, on BLOOD & TREASURE, Tuesday, May 28 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

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