Plus, Kim is searching for herself on The Kardashians and it's girl-talk-o'clock on Girls5eva.

The Emmy-winning comedy series Hacks returns for its second season on HBO Max, with Deborah (Jean Smart) and Ava (Hannah Einbinder) hitting the road to workshop new stand-up material, and Ava faces the repercussions of telling TV producers about Deborah's bad behavior.

On the new episode of Peacock's Girls5eva, Dawn and the group's producer get a little too close for comfort during a late-night studio session, and Wickie signs an NDA to date an unnamed celebrity. And on The Kardashians, Kim celebrates her birthday in the midst of studying for the bar exam, while also trying to get Kanye to sign their divorce papers and find herself after the end of her marriage.

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What to Watch on Thursday, May 12


Jailhouse Redemption (docuseries debut) — Discovery+

Hacks (season premiere) — HBO Max

The Garcias (season finale) — HBO Max

Made for Love HBO Max


The OfferParamount+

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds — Paramount+

Eurovision Song Contest (Second Semi-Final) — Peacock (starting at 3 p.m.)

Girls5eva — Peacock

Pagan Peak (season premiere) — Topic

5 p.m.

K-9 Hero Awards — GAC Family

8 p.m.

8:30 p.m.

United States of AlCBS

9 p.m.

Masterchef JuniorFox

9:30 p.m.

How We Roll — CBS

10 p.m.


Atlanta — FX

Commit or Quit With Judge Lynn Toler (series debut) — WEtv

*times are ET and subject to change

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