Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for April 26-May 2

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DON’T MISS: “Homeland” — How will it all end for Carrie Mathison? Over eight seasons we’ve watched from the edge of our seats as the fearless CIA agent played by Claire Danes took on one dangerous mission after another. In the process, she has lost lovers (we miss you, Brody) and close friends, while enduring mental breakdowns and even an agonizing imprisonment. Does she have anything left in the tank? We’ll find out when the Emmy-winning spy thriller concludes its run with a pulse-pounding finale that has Carrie desperately trying to prevent a nuclear war. (9 p.m. Sunday, Showtime).

Other bets:

SUNDAY: “God Friended Me” signs off with a two-hour series finale that ultimately finds Miles forced to examine his lack of faith more than ever on the eve of his sister’s cancer surgery. CBS recently announced that the drama will not return for a third season. (8 p.m., CBS).

SUNDAY: “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels” is described as a “spiritual descendent” of the original series. Starring Nathan Lane and Natalie Dormer, it opens in 1938 Los Angeles as a grisly murder rocks a city infused with social and political tension. (10 p.m., Showtime).

MONDAY: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan delivers a breakout performance in “Never Have I Ever,” a new comedy series co-created by Mindy Kaling. She plays an Indian-American teen who, after a traumatic year, simply wants to go from pariah to popular. But that won’t be easy. (Netflix).

TUESDAY: The documentary short “Autism: The Sequel” revisits the five people who appeared as children in the poignant 2007 Emmy-winning “Autism: The Musical.” Now in their early 20s, they’re navigating the challenges and triumphs for adults on the autism spectrum. (9 p.m., HBO).

WEDNESDAY: Based on Sally Rooney’s acclaimed 2018 novel, “Normal People” is a limited series that tracks the emotionally intense and complicated relationship of Marianne and Connell — from high school in small-town Ireland to their undergraduate years in Dublin. Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal play the lead characters. (Hulu).

THURSDAY: As the fifth and final season of “Blindspot” begins, Jane is trying to pick up the pieces after the explosive finale in Iceland when she gets a strange message from an unknown ally that allows her to mount a rescue mission to free Rich Dotcom from a CIA black-site. (9 p.m., NBC).

FRIDAY: “Hollywood,” a provocative new limited series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers trying to make it in post-World War II Tinseltown — no matter the cost. The cast includes, among others, Darren Criss, Dylan McDermott, Holland Taylor, Patti LuPone and Jim Parsons. (Netflix).

FRIDAY: Created by Greg Daniels (“The Office,” “Parks and Recreation”), “Upload” is a new sci-fi comedy series set in a future where hologram phones, 3D food printers and automated grocery stores are the norm. Oh, and humans can choose to be “uploaded” into a virtual afterlife when they find themselves near-death. (Amazon Prime).

FRIDAY: On the season finale of “Blue Bloods,” Frank gets a personal request from a woman (Bonnie Sommerville) to transfer her son to a safer assignment. Also, Danny seeks to uncover the truth behind the murder of a key witness in one of Erin’s cases. (10 p.m., CBS).

SATURDAY: Yikes. Sounds like we wouldn’t want membership in “Deadly Mile High Club.” It’s a cable TV film about a deranged female flight instructor who obsesses over her handsome student and uses her piloting skills to destroy the people in his life. (8 p.m., Lifetime).


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