TV picks for the week

The Tribune (SLO) - - Espresso - BY CHUCK BAR­NEY Email Chuck Bar­ney at cbar­[email protected]­yare­anews­group.com.

Note: All times are Eastern/Pa­cific, un­less noted.

DON’T MISS: “The Pas­sage” is a new drama se­ries about a se­cret med­i­cal fa­cil­ity where sci­en­tists are ex­per­i­ment­ing with a dan­ger­ous virus that could lead to the cure for all dis­ease. But hold on, be­cause it might also wipe out the hu­man race. (9 p.m. Mon­day, Fox).

Other bets: TUES­DAY: TV’s re­boot craze con­tin­ues with “Roswell, New Mex­ico.” It re­calls the 1999-2002 cult se­ries about hu­manalien ro­mance. But now Liz (Jea­nine Ma­son) and Max (Nathan Par­sons) are adults and it might not be nearly as fun. (9 p.m., The CW). TUES­DAY: Speak­ing of re­boots, do we re­ally need an­other “Temp­ta­tion Is­land”? The re­al­ity se­ries fol­lows four dat­ing cou­ples to Maui, where 24 el­i­gi­ble men and women en­gage them in the “sin­gle life.” Will the cou­ples stick to­gether, or go their sep­a­rate ways? (10 p.m., USA). WED­NES­DAY: Set in the late 1980s, the new se­ries “Deadly Class” fol­lows a home­less teen (Ben­jamin Wadsworth) who is re­cruited into Kings Do­min­ion. Uh oh. It’s a bru­tal pri­vate academy where the world’s top crime fam­i­lies send their next gen­er­a­tion of as­sas­sins to be trained. (10

p.m., Syfy).

THURS­DAY: It’s time to take to space again. Sea­son 2 of “Star Trek: Dis­cov­ery” finds our crew join­ing forces with Capt. Christo­pher Pike on a new mis­sion to in­ves­ti­gate seven mys­te­ri­ous red sig­nals and the ap­pear­ance of an un­known be­ing called the Red An­gel (5:30 p.m. PT; 8:30 p.m. ET, CBS All Ac­cess).

THURS­DAY: Meet the man­sca­pers of “Back­yard Envy.” They’re three best friends and busi­ness part­ners who de­sign lush back­yards and amaz­ing out­door spa­ces in this new home-im­prove­ment se­ries. (10 p.m., Bravo).

FRI­DAY: The dy­namic duo of Jane Fonda and Lily Tom­lin are back for Sea­son 5 of “Grace and Frankie.” Their story picks up with the di­vorcees in search of a new home af­ter ditch­ing the re­tire­ment com­mu­nity. (Net­flix). SATUR­DAY: Pre­pare to be cap­ti­vated. Sir David At­ten­bor­ough fol­lows up his “Blue Planet II” and “Planet Earth II” with an­other re­mark­able na­ture se­ries called “Dy­nas­ties.” It fol­lows five of the world’s most highly en­dan­gered species: li­ons, chimps, tigers, painted wolves and em­peror pen­guins. (9 p.m., BBC Amer­ica, AMC, IFC, Sun­dance TV).

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