'100 Code' Lands Stateside, Premieres of 'Animal Kingdom' & 'Queen Sugar'
100 Code (WGN America, 10/9c): The Swedish crime drama that originally aired in Germany, centers on two mismatched detectives — the NYPD's Tommy Conley (Lost's Dominic Monaghan) and Stockholm PD cop Mikael Eklund (Michael Nyqvist) — who team up after young, blonde, blue-eyed women keep turning up dead and buried in a field of asphodels. Conley travels from New York to Sweden to help Eklund track the killer.
The moody serial killer drama takes place in Sweden.
Animal Kingdom (TNT, 9/8c): In the third season premiere, we'll learn the fate of adopted brother Baz (Scott Speedman), who was shot after framing their mom, the now-jailed Smurf (Ellen Barkin). Coincidence? All this before Denis Leary visits as the drifter father of Deran (Jake Weary).
The show returns for Season 3 on May 29.
Queen Sugar (OWN, 10/9c): Ava DuVernay's drama returns for a third season with Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) finally learning the truth about his biological connection to Blue (Ethan Hutchison). Also in this premiere, Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) reveals her secret plan for Landry Enterprises, and Nova (Rutina Wesley) gets an offer from publishers.
'Legacy, identity and blood of the land are themes that weave through all the characters,' says EP Kat Candler.
Beat Shazam (Fox, 8/7c): The Jamie Foxx-hosted interactive game show is back, pitting teams of two against each other to try to Foxx's daughter, Corinne Foxx, joins as the new deejay.
The DJ takes us inside the Fox summertime staple and shares what life is like with her dad.
America's Got Talent (NBC, 8/7c): The Season 13 premiere kicks off with Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel as judges, and Tyra Banks returning as host. A variety acts of all types and contestants of all ages audition for the chance to win the $1 million prize. Plus, the Golden Buzzer is back giving five acts the chance to go directly to the live shows.AlertMe