As the recent epic mega-crossover event "Crisis on Infinite Earths" underscored, executive producer Greg Berlanti and The CW have crafted a vibrant DC Comics-based fantasy universe of programming, but it all started eight seasons ago with "Arrow," which -- like its muscular title character (Stephen Amell) -- provided the strong shoulders for the later shows. Former series regular Emily Bett Rickards returns as Felicity Smoak for the series finale "Fadeout," tonight's final adventure for Team Arrow.
Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. works with three formidable actresses -- Sigourney Weaver ("Ghostbusters: Afterlife"), Justina Machado ("One Day at a Time") and Amy Ryan ("The Office") -- as they try to sort through their complicated family histories. The revelations they unearth are by turns poignant and shocking, but what they have in common is that this experience leaves all three women seeing themselves in a different way, in the new episode "Secrets & Lies."
Senior year of high school is an emotional time for any student, but for Jazz Jennings, it's even more of a whirlwind as this docuseries launches Season 6. In addition to the usual flurry of college application letters and subsequent decisions, she undergoes yet another surgery in the season premiere, "I Will Survive." It's a third operation to correct defects caused by complications during her gender confirmation surgery. While in New York, Jazz attends the premiere of a film she starred in. The Jennings family also celebrates the twins' 21st birthday.
Filmmaker John Maggio's new documentary "The Poison Squad" chronicles the saga of how a little-known government chemist named Dr. Harvey Wiley took on powerful food manufacturers and their allies in the federal government to call attention to the vast numbers of untested and often deadly chemicals that were polluting the American food supply at the close of the 19th century. As a result, big cities frequently saw outbreaks of scarlet fever, tuberculosis and cholera.
A worried Dre (Anthony Anderson) becomes convinced that Diane and Jack (Marsai Martin, Miles Brown) can't fend for themselves in most circumstances, only to realize it's his own suffocating worries that are the real root of the problem in the new episode "Adventure to Ventura." Meanwhile, Junior (Marcus Scribner) stumbles into a sensitive work situation when he befriends Josh (Jeff Meacham) in pursuit of getting a positive peer review. Tracee Ellis Ross also stars.
Season 2 of this quirky and irreverent anthology comedy series shifts the action to the "Dark Ages" in medieval times with the actors portraying villagers struggling to remain optimistic during a time of severe income inequality, poor healthcare and widespread ignorance. Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi and most of the other familiar main players return, with Geraldine Viswanathan, Karan Soni, Jon Bass and Lolly Adefope co-starring in "a story about friendship, family and trying not to get murdered."
Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlems leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to become one of the inner citys most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in the mobs power structure and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.
In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams) are desperately in love. But her parents dont approve. When Noah goes off to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved with another man (James Marsden). But when Noah returns to their small town years later, on the cusp of Allies marriage, it soon becomes clear that their romance is anything but over.
After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.
In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), reporters Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.
Slow-witted Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) has never thought of himself as disadvantaged, and thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), he leads anything but a restricted life. Whether dominating on the gridiron as a college football star, fighting in Vietnam or captaining a shrimp boat, Forrest inspires people with his childlike optimism. But one person Forrest cares about most may be the most difficult to save -- his childhood love, the sweet but troubled Jenny (Robin Wright).
Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley), the wife of a Russian imperial minister (Jude Law), creates a high-society scandal by an affair with Count Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), a dashing cavalry officer in 19th-century St. Petersburg. Annas husband, Alexei, offers her a difficult choice: Go into exile with Vronsky but never see her young son again, or remain with her family and abide by the rules of discretion. Meanwhile, a farmer named Levin pines for Princess Kitty, who only has eyes for Vronsky.
Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) are hitmen with a penchant for philosophical discussions. In this ultra-hip, multi-strand crime movie, their storyline is interwoven with those of their boss, gangster Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) ; his actress wife, Mia (Uma Thurman) ; struggling boxer Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) ; master fixer Winston Wolfe (Harvey Keitel) and a nervous pair of armed robbers, "Pumpkin" (Tim Roth) and "Honey Bunny" (Amanda Plummer).