Lowe goes undercover in an attempt to retrieve some 18th-century technology, a storyline so unbelievably dull it's hard to pay attention.
The fact that there are various sword fights and a huge amount of violence - including torture and bloody killings - and this is still such a snooze makes "Crossbones" remarkable for all the wrong reasons.
Friday on TV ...
NBA playoffs (6:30 p.m., ESPN): Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat
Stanley Cup playoffs (6 p.m., NBCSN):Chicago Blackhawks at Los Angeles Kings
Continuum (8 p.m., Syfy): A group of students are commiting high-tech crimes.
this new series.
Saturday on TV ...
MLS (2 p.m., Ch. 30): Real Salt Lake at Seattle Sounders
NBA playoffs (6:30 p.m., TNT): San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder
Da Vinci's Demons (7, 8 and 10 p.m., Starz): The Ottomans are about to attack Italy.
2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (6 and 9 p.m., HBO): This year's inductees are Cat Stevens, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Andrew Loog Oldham, Brian Epstein and the E Street Band.
Bet OnYour Baby (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Season 2 of this harmless game show begins.
Orphan Black (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America): Someone threatens to expose the truth about Aynsley's death,
Sing Your Face Off (8 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): New singing competition.
Sunday on TV ...
Stanley Cup playoffs (6 p.m., NBCSN):Los Angeles Kings at Chicago Blackhawks (if necessary)
Enlisted (6 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Pete's platoon battles Jill's platoon in a prank war.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (6 and 9 p.m., Hallmark): Shane's old pal arrives and causes a commotion at work.
America's Secret D-Day Disaster (6 p.m., Smithsonian Channel): A live-fire rehearsal of the D-Day invasion of Normandy that ended in tragedy.
NBA playoffs (6:30 p.m., ESPN): Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers
Turn (7 and 9 p.m., AMC): Simcoe aggressively goes after rebel conspirators.
Drop Dead Diva (7 and 11 p.m., Lifetime): Grayson fights to return from heaven.
Believe (8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Bo and Tate confront Skouras.
Halt and Catch Fire (8 and 10 p.m., AMC): Promising new series set in the dim, dark past at the dawn of the age of personal computers - the early 1980s.
Devious Maids (8 and 9 p.m., Lifetime): Marisol convinces Nicholas to get rid of Opal; Remi tries to win Valentina back.
Crisis (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Finley and Dunn make a startling discovery.
Food Network Star (10 p.m., Food Network): A dozen contestants compete in the Season 10 premiere.
Game of Thrones (10 p.m., HBO): There's a verdict in Tyrion's trial.
Silicon Valley (11 p.m., HBO): Jared plots a new direction for the company. (Season finale)
Veep (11:30 p.m., HBO): Selina prepares to debate her primary opponents.