The new Starz drama "Da Vinci's Demons'' might turn out to be a decent series, although you'd never know if from the debut a confusing mess more notable for the full-frontal nudity than the plot. But Episode 2 of this series that casts Leonardo Da Vinci as a genius/action hero is more coherent and considerably more promising.
Watch • 11 p.m. Friday, Starz The Week Ahead
This new series is gorgeous to look at but the narrative is iffy.
Watch • 7, 9 and 11 p.m. Monday, Syfy
Who killed J.R.? We find out in the season's final two episodes.
Watch • 7 and 8 p.m. Monday, TNT
Who Gets the Last Laugh?
Celebrities play mean-spirited practical jokes on regular folks. This is funny?
Watch • 8 p.m. Tuesday, TBS
A new season begins with two new boats.
Watch • 10 p.m. Tuesday, Discovery
Rachel auditions for "Funny Girl."
Watch • 8 p.m. Thursday, Channel 13 This Weekend
Minnesota at Utah
Watch • 7 p.m. Friday, ROOT
Spartacus: War of the Damned
Spartacus and the rebels fight one last battle against the Romans in the series finale.
Watch • 10 p.m. Friday, Starz
Real Salt Lake at Vancouver
Watch • 2 p.m. Saturday, Channel 4
Second, third and final rounds
Watch • 1 p.m. Friday, ESPN; 1 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, Channel 2
Louis C.K.: Oh My God
Watch • 8 p.m. Saturday, HBO
Selina sees the midterms as a chance to expand her role in the season premiere.
Watch • 11 p.m. Sunday, HBO