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Around the remote: Thriller ‘Killing Eve’ returns for second season

Jodie Comer, left, and Sandra Oh arrive at the season two premiere of “Killing Eve” on April 1 in Los Angeles. (Richard Shotwell / Richard Shotwell/Associated Press)
Jodie Comer, left, and Sandra Oh arrive at the season two premiere of “Killing Eve” on April 1 in Los Angeles. (Richard Shotwell / Richard Shotwell/Associated Press)
By Chuck Barney Tribune News Service

DON’T MISS: “Killing Eve” – The suspenseful spy thriller that became one of last year’s biggest hits returns for another go-around. Season 2 begins shortly after the stunning Season 1 climax that saw brainy MI6 agent Eve (Sandra Oh) stab psychopathic assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer) in the gut. Now Villanelle has disappeared and Eve has no idea if the woman she has become obsessed with is dead or alive. Eve wants to find the flamboyant criminal before someone else does, but unfortunately, she’s not the only person looking for her. (8 p.m. Sunday, AMC).

Other bets

SUNDAY: Reba McEntire hosts the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards, airing from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Among the stars scheduled to perform are Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood. (8 p.m., CBS).

SUNDAY: Season 2 of “The Chi” spotlights Brandon’s (Jason Mitchell) ambitious plan to make his food truck a success, along with navigating the class differences between he and his girlfriend Jerrika (Tiffany Boone). Meanwhile, Emmett (Jacob Latimore) encounters plenty of turbulence as he tries to grow up and get custody of his son. (10 p.m., Showtime).

MONDAY: Sure, your bracket was busted weeks ago, but hoop dreams will still come true for the winner of tonight’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship in Minneapolis. Just who will experience that one shining moment? (6 p.m., CBS).

TUESDAY: “The Code” is a new drama series about a group of prosecutors, defense lawyers and investigators operating out of Judge Advocate General Headquarters in Quantico. Their assignment? Tackle the toughest legal challenges facing the U.S. Marine Corps. (9 p.m., CBS).

TUESDAY: Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams star in the dazzling limited series “Fosse/Verdon.” It tells the story of the romantic and creative partnership between Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. He was a filmmaker and influential choreographer. She was a standout Broadway dancer. Together, they changed the face of American entertainment – but at a personal cost. (10 p.m., FX).

WEDNESDAY: “You vs. Wild” is vastly different from your typical TV survival show. It’s an interactive experience in which viewers make key decisions to help Bear Grylls survive, thrive and complete missions in some of the Earth’s harshest environments (Netflix).

THURSDAY: The good news on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is Jake and Amy are celebrating a year of marital bliss. The bad news is work is so busy that they end up celebrating their anniversary in the hospital, standing guard over a comatose perp. (9 p.m., NBC).

FRIDAY: “American Masters: Joseph Pulitzer” is a new documentary that reveals the man behind the award. A media mogul with a cantankerous editorial voice and two best-selling newspapers, Pulitzer was an outspoken champion of a free press. (9 p.m., KSPS/KCDT).

SATURDAY: “Crazy Rich Asians,” one of last year’s biggest feature film hits, makes its cable TV debut. The hilarious rom-com follows New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she travels with her boyfriend Nick Young (Henry Golding) to Singapore, where she is shocked to learn he comes from one of Asia’s most wealthy families. (8 p.m., HBO).

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