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5 Things To Watch This Memorial Day Weekend

If you won’t be out and about chilling with family and friends this weekend, don’t worry, we’ve gathered a list of a few things you can watch to pass the time. Essentially, the TV lineup this weekend is fire. But, we do hope you at least get a hot dog from the nearest cookout… Roots Don’t forget to watch the remake of the groundbreaking series Roots, airing over four consecutive nights at 9 p.m. EST beginning Monday, May 30 on the History Channel. This may be one of the biggest television events this weekend. The list of celebrities starring in the series reads like a who’s who in Hollywood: Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, T.I., and Anika Noni Rose, just to name a few. “We have to survive.” The reimagined #ROOTS series premieres Memorial Day on @HISTORY. https://t.co/TYS3HId5EM — Roots on HISTORY (@RootsSeries) May 26, 2016 Stay Woke With police shooting deaths in the national spotlight, BET documentary Stay Woke shows the #BlackLivesMatter movement’s impact on millennials and modern-day activism; 34-year-old actor and activist Jesse Williams is one of the series’ notable producers. If you missed the premiere on Thursday, you can watch it online here. Time to get woke and stay woke. #StayWokeBET is on NOW! ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/k25FWH15L5 — BET (@BET) May 27, 2016 Empire Step into the Lyons den and catch up on the music dynasty family’s crazy drama! TV One will air Empire starting Sunday at 12 p.m. EST until Monday at 7 a.m. EST. #EmpireOnTVONE #workfun Don't bother making plans! #TVOne is bringing you an #EmpireOnTVOne marathon starting Sunday! pic.twitter.com/7DOiiNuFq5 — TV One (@tvonetv) May 26, 2016 Coach Snoop This AOL original series shows the rap icon in a totally different light. See Snoop Dogg fall into what he calls his “true calling“: coaching a California youth football team. You can catch up on episode 2 here. .@snoopdogg + his #SYFL Steelers hit the road for game time! Watch #CoachSnoop NOW: https://t.co/s0TZTutgH0https://t.co/AK1LaqBXjI — AOL Originals (@aoloriginals) May 26, 2016 Fatal Attraction If you’re a crime story junkie, TV One has a series where relationships and dating can turn deadly. Watch the Fatal Attraction marathon throughout the weekend. #Fatalattraction How To Watch TV One’s Fatal Attraction As If Your Life Depended On It https://t.co/smhqSaROXp pic.twitter.com/2qYyz8UexG — Relationship Advice (@reladvice_rr) April 2, 2016 SOURCE: AOL.com, BET.com | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Twitter SEE ALSO: NEWS ROUNDUP: TV ONE To Air Empire Binge-A-Thon AND MORE [ione_media_gallery id="3413072" overlay="true"]

If you won’t be out and about chilling with family and friends this weekend, don’t worry, we’ve gathered a list of a few things you can watch to pass the time. Essentially, the TV lineup this weekend is fire.

But, we do hope you at least get a hot dog from the nearest cookout…

Roots

Don’t forget to watch the remake of the groundbreaking series Roots, airing over four consecutive nights at 9 p.m. EST beginning Monday, May 30 on the History Channel. This may be one of the biggest television events this weekend. The list of celebrities starring in the series reads like a who’s who in Hollywood: Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, T.I., and Anika Noni Rose, just to name a few.

Stay Woke

With police shooting deaths in the national spotlight, BET documentary Stay Woke shows the #BlackLivesMatter movement’s impact on millennials and modern-day activism; 34-year-old actor and activist Jesse Williams is one of the series’ notable producers. If you missed the premiere on Thursday, you can watch it online here.

Empire

Step into the Lyons den and catch up on the music dynasty family’s crazy drama! TV One will air Empire starting Sunday at 12 p.m. EST until Monday at 7 a.m. EST. #EmpireOnTVONE #workfun

Coach Snoop

This AOL original series shows the rap icon in a totally different light. See Snoop Dogg fall into what he calls his “true calling“: coaching a California youth football team. You can catch up on episode 2 here.

Fatal Attraction

If you’re a crime story junkie, TV One has a series where relationships and dating can turn deadly. Watch the Fatal Attraction marathon throughout the weekend. #Fatalattraction

SOURCE: AOL.com, BET.com | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Twitter

SEE ALSO:

NEWS ROUNDUP: TV ONE To Air Empire Binge-A-Thon AND MORE

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