Looking for something new to watch this May? We’ve compiled a list of the must-see shows and events airing this month, from the hottest sporting events to the latest and greatest in television. There’s a lot to watch each month, and we’re here to help you find the best shows, sports and movies to watch in May – and beyond. Explore our ultimate watch guide – sit back, settle in and get ready to be entertained.
2023 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs – ABC/ESPN/TBS/TNT – Check Your Guide
Are you ready for some ice-cold, heart-pumping action? Look no further than the 2023 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. With games airing on ABC, ESPN, TBS, and TNT, you won’t want to miss a moment of the nail-biting excitement as teams battle it out on the ice for the chance to hoist the coveted Stanley Cup.
2023 NBA Playoffs – ABC/ESPN/NBA TV/TNT – Check Your Guide
Basketball fans, it’s time to get hyped for the 2023 NBA Playoffs. With games airing on ABC, ESPN, NBA TV, and TNT, you won’t want to miss the high-flying dunks, buzzer-beating shots, and intense competition as the best teams in the league face off. Whether you’re rooting for your favorite team or just love the sport, the NBA Playoffs are a must-watch.
Get even deeper in the game with our NBA Playoffs Guide.
‘Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures’ – Disney Junior – May 4
Do you have a little one at home who’s a Star Wars fan? Tune in to Disney Junior on May 4 for the premiere of Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures. This animated series follows the adventures of young Padawans as they train to become Jedi knights. With colorful animation and plenty of action, it’s a great way to introduce your child to the Star Wars universe – especially when the force is strong within them.
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‘Kentucky Derby’ – NBC – May 6
It’s the most exciting two minutes in sports! The Kentucky Derby is back on NBC on May 6, and it’s sure to be a thrilling race. Whether you’re a seasoned horse racing fan or just love the pageantry and tradition of the event, the Kentucky Derby is a must-watch. So, grab your fancy hat and mint julep, and tune in for the excitement.
Dive deep into the traditions and fanfare of the Kentucky Derby with our handy guide.
‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ – Bravo – May 7
Get ready for some drama, The Real Housewives of Atlanta are back on Bravo on May 7, and they’re bringing all the sass, shade, and scandal that you know and love. Follow the lives of these wealthy and glamorous women as they navigate their relationships, careers, and of course, the drama.
Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix 2023 – ABC/ESPN/ESPN Deportes – May 7
Rev up your engines for the Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix 2023. This high-octane race is airing on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN Deportes on May 7, and buckle up for a wild ride. With top drivers from around the world competing on a challenging street course, you won’t want to miss the thrills and spills of this prestigious event.
MTV Movie & TV Awards – MTV – May 7
It’s time to roll out the red carpet and celebrate the best in film and television. The MTV Movie & TV Awards are back on May 7, and they’re sure to be a star-studded affair. With awards for everything from best kiss to best fight scene, plus live performances and celebrity appearances, it’s a fun and exciting event for pop culture fans. Check out one of last year’s top performances to get into the spirit.
‘Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard’ – Bravo – May 7
Get ready for a summer full of sun, fun, and drama! Summer House: Martha’s Vineyard is the latest installment in the popular Bravo reality franchise, and it’s airing on May 7. Follow a group of friends as they escape the city and spend their weekends in a luxurious beach house, but with tensions running high, it’s sure to be an explosive summer.
‘Jeopardy! Masters’ – ABC – May 8
Are you a fan of brain teasers and trivia? Airing on ABC on May 8, this special competition brings together some of the best and brightest contestants from past seasons to compete for the title of Jeopardy! Master. With long-time champion, Ken Jennings, as the host, it’s a must-watch event for any fan of the classic game show.
‘Fear The Walking Dead ‘– AMC – 5/14
The heart-stopping suspense and spine-chilling thrills are back with the return of Fear The Walking Dead. Are your ready for the next chapter, which will keep you at the edge of your seat? Tune in to AMC on May 14.
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