Weekend TV Guide: ‘The Simpsons’ Takes On ‘Orange Is The New Black’

The Simpsons

The Simpsons¬†are giving audiences their take on Orange Is The New Black in Sunday’s 27th season finale, appropriately called “Orange Is The New Yellow.”

Marge Simpson (voiced by Julie Kavner) gets sent to prison for leaving Bart (Nancy Cartwright) at the park unsupervised, and naturally Homer (Dan Castellaneta) realizes that he can’t run the Simpson household without her. Below is a sneak peek from the episode:

What else is worth watching on television this weekend? Check out more of our picks in the Weekend TV Guide.


All The Way (HBO, 8 p.m.): TV audiences get their chance to see the small-screen version of the critically acclaimed play that won Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston a Tony for his portrayal of President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Anthony Mackie (Captain America: Civil War), Melissa Leo (Wayward Pines) and Bradley Whitford (Transparent) co-star as Martin Luther King Jr., Lady Bird Johnson and Vice President Hubert Humphrey respectively. Below is the trailer:

CMT Crossroads: Luke Bryan and Jason Derulo (CMT, 10 p.m.): The series that teams country superstars up with artists from other musical genres returns with a fantastic choice of opener.

Country hitmaker Bryan and RB star Derulo went viral with their online jam on Derulo’s hit “Want to Want Me,” and now they’ll share the concert stage together performing each other’s top songs and sharing anecdotes in between. If you’re a fan of either artist, don’t miss this hour-long special.


2016 Billboard Music Awards (ABC, 8 p.m.): Ludacris and Ciara co-host from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Celine Dion will receive the Icon Award and perform the Queen hit “The Show Must Go On,” while Meghan Trainor is premiering her latest music video for “Send My Love (to Your New Lover)” and Madonna will deliver a tribute to Prince.

Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, 9 p.m.): The second season finale of the Walking Dead spin-off series.

Preacher (AMC, 10 p.m.): AMC adapts the Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon comic into its latest original series, starring Dominic Cooper (Need for Speed) as the title character, small-town priest Jesse Custer. Keep an eye out for Jackie Earle Haley (Human Target) in the recurring role of Odin Quincannon.

Below are the first four minutes of the series premiere:

What will you be watching this weekend? Let us know in the comments.


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