NEW AND RE­TURN­ING SHOWS FOR SPRING

More high­lights from new and re­turn­ing shows this spring (all times p.m. ET/PT):

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MARCH 7

DAMIEN

A&E, Mon­days, 10

A fol­low-up to 1976 hor­ror clas­sic The Omen, about the mys­te­ri­ous child from the film who grows up to learn that he’s the An­tichrist.

MARCH 8

OF KINGS& PROPHETS

ABC, TUES­DAYS, 10

The lives of a bat­tle-weary king, re­sent­ful prophet and young shep­herd in­ter­sect in this epic bib­li­cal drama.

LIT­TLE BIG SHOTS NBC, TUES­DAY PRE­VIEW AT 10, THEN SUN­DAYS, 8

Ellen DeGeneres pro­duces a new va­ri­ety se­ries star­ring kids and hosted by Steve Har­vey.

MARCH 9

UN­DER­GROUND

WG­NAMER­ICA, WED­NES­DAYS, 10

A dra­matic look at the rev­o­lu­tion­ar­ies and es­caped slaves on the Un­der­ground Rail­road.

MARCH 10

60 DAYS IN

A&E, THURS­DAYS, 10

A 12-episode docu-se­ries about seven in­no­cent peo­ple who are vol­un­tar­ily in­car­cer­ated for 60 days.

MARCH 11

FLAKED

NETFLIX

Will Ar­nett stars as aman who falls for the ob­ject of his best friend’s fas­ci­na­tion in this qua­si­com­edy ex­ec­u­tive-pro­duced by Ar­rested De­vel­op­ment’s Mitch Hur­witz.

MARCH 16

CRIMINALMINDS:BE­YOND BOR­DERS

CBS, WED­NES­DAYS, 10

An in­ter­na­tional spinoff of CBS’ FBI pro­ce­dural.

THE AMER­I­CANS

FX, WED­NES­DAYS, 10

The Soviet spy drama is back for Sea­son 4.

MARCH 18

DARE­DEVIL

NETFLIX

Elek­tra is front and cen­ter in Sea­son 2 of Marvel’s comic-book se­ries.

MARCH 21

DANC­ING WITH THE STARS

ABC, MON­DAYS, 8

The celebrity dance com­pe­ti­tion cha-chas back for Sea­son 22.

MARCH 22

HEART­BEAT NBC, TUES­DAY PRE­VIEW AT 9, THEN WED­NES­DAYS, 8

Melissa Ge­orge stars as a heart-trans­plant sur­geon jug­gling work, par­ent­ing and re­la­tion­ships.

LOPEZ

TV LAND, WED­NES­DAYS, 10

Ge­orge Lopez strug­gles with race, class and fame in this new com­edy.

APRIL 7

GAME OF SI­LENCE

NBC, THURS­DAYS, 10

Four best friends are haunted by a dark se­cret from their past in this new drama from the ex­ec­u­tive pro­duc­ers of CSI and Fri­day Night Lights.

APRIL 9

OUT­LANDER

STARZ, SATUR­DAYS, 9

The se­cond book of Diana Ga­bal­don’s sexy sci-fi/fan­tasy se­ries gets a TV adap­ta­tion.

APRIL 10

THE GIRL­FRIEND EX­PE­RI­ENCE

STARZ, SUN­DAYS, 8

Ex­ec­u­tive-pro­duced by Steven Soder­bergh and adapted from his 2009 film, which fol­lows a high-end New York call girl.

DICE

SHOW­TIME, SUN­DAYS, 9:30

An­drew Dice Clay stars in a semi-au­to­bi­o­graph­i­cal com­edy about the ups and downs of his life as a Las Ve­gas co­me­dian.

FEAR THE WALK­ING DEAD

AMC, SUN­DAYS, 9

The Walk­ing Dead spinoff gets a se­cond sea­son.

APRIL 11

THE DE­TOUR

TBS, MON­DAYS, 9

The Daily Show’s Ja­son Jones stars as an un­fil­tered dad who em­barks on a hellish road trip with his fam­ily.

JACKIE ROBIN­SON

PBS, MON­DAY AND TUES­DAY, 9

Film­maker Ken Burns’ lat­est pro­ject, a two-parter on the base­ball great.

HUN­TERS

SYFY, MON­DAYS, 10

An FBI agent be­comes ob­sessed with his wife’s dis­ap­pear­ance in this adap­ta­tion of the Whit­ley Strieber best­seller.

APRIL 14

ORPHANBLACK

BBC AMER­ICA, THURS­DAYS, 10

The clone thriller star­ring Ta­tiana Maslany moves to a new night for Sea­son 4.

APRIL 15

UN­BREAK­ABLE KIMMY SCH­MIDT

NETFLIX

A dooms­day cult sur­vivor (El­lie Kem­per) starts over in New York in Tina Fey’s off­beat com­edy, back for Sea­son 2.

APRIL 19

CON­TAIN­MENT

CW, TUES­DAYS, 9

Based on Bel­gian se­ries Cor­don, the lim­ited se­ries fol­lows those quar­an­tined when amys­te­ri­ous and deadly epi­demic hits At­lanta.

APRIL 24

GAME OF THRONES

HBO, SUN­DAYS, 9

Jon Snow (Kit Har­ing­ton) lives or dies in Sea­son 6 of the fan­tasy epic.

SIL­I­CON VAL­LEY

HBO, SUN­DAYS, 10

A tech start-up strug­gles to suc­ceed in the raunchy com­edy’s third sea­son.

VEEP

HBO, SUN­DAYS, 10:30

Ju­lia Louis-Drey­fus swears in a fifth sea­son of the pres­i­den­tial com­edy.

MAY 1

PENNY DREAD­FUL

SHOW­TIME, SUN­DAYS, 10

Eva Green, Josh Hart­nett and Ti­mothy Dal­ton star in this hor­ror se­ries, back for a third sea­son.

MAY 6

GRACE AND FRANKIE

NETFLIX

Jane Fonda and Lily Tom­lin re­turn for a se­cond sea­son of the di­vorce dram­edy.

MAY 30

ROOTS

HIS­TORY, MON­DAY, 9

A four-night, eight-hour re­make of the ground­break­ing ’70s se­ries about Amer­i­can slav­ery, star­ring For­est Whi­taker, Anna Paquin and Lau­rence Fish­burne.

MACALL B. POLAY, HBO

Sea­son 6 of HBO’s Game of Thrones is shrouded in se­crecy, in­clud­ing the fates of Daen­erys (Emilia Clarke) and Arya Stark (Maisie Wil­liams, in­set), who was ren­dered blind as pun­ish­ment at the end of Sea­son 5. Sea­son 6 be­gins April 24.

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