All Times Eastern.
Thursday, Feb. 2
Set in the DC Comics universe, this workplace comedy stars Vanessa Hudgens as Emily Locke, the new director of research and development for Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Bruce Wayne’s Wayne Enterprises. The company specializes in products that make defenseless bystanders feel a little safer in the wake of collateral damage caused by superheroes and supervillains in Charm City. Alan Tudyk (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Danny Pudi and Christina Kirk also star.
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Grey’s Anatomy: “Jukebox Hero”
Richard (James Pickens Jr.) and the attending doctors set out to make Eliza’s (Marika Dominczyk) first day at Grey Sloan a bumpy one. Meanwhile, Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) tries to track down Alex (Justin Chambers).
Hell’s Kitchen: “Leaving It on the Line”
It’s down to the top two chef-testants and Chef Ramsay surprises them with makeovers before taking them to the premiere of a new musical. But when the two arrive at the theater, actor Rob Morrow (Numb3rs, Northern Exposure) reveals this is their final challenge — they must create four dishes in an hour in front of a huge audience! Celebrity chefs help decide the winner of the challenge, and the final dinner service features celebrity diners. In the end, Chef Ramsay announces the Season 16 winner of Hell’s Kitchen.
Superstore: “Ladies’ Lunch”
During the morning meeting, Glenn (Mark McKinney) accidentally tells the employees the real reason Amy (America Ferrera) has been late to work lately. Meanwhile, Dina (Lauren Ash) tries to cheer up Amy by kidnapping her for a “ladies’ lunch.” Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Garrett (Colton Dunn) invent a game to pass the time, tricking Glenn and Mateo (Nico Santos) in the process. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) helps Amy take a fearless step with a dramatic new look.
Donut shop owner Arthur Przybyszewski (Judd Hirsch) struggles with the gentrification of his beloved Chicago neighborhood and meets his match when he hires charismatic hustler Franco (Jermaine Fowler) as his sole employee. While both men want to protect the legacy of the neighborhood breakfast spot, Arthur wants to keep things as they are, while Franco has plans to bring the humble shop into the 21st century.
In the aftermath of the shocking election results, flashbacks reveal what just happened on the campaign trail and how far Olivia (Kerry Washington) was willing to go to win. Meanwhile, Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Abby (Darby Stanchfield) face an unprecedented national crisis.
30 for 30: “This Was the XFL”
Charlie Ebersol directs this 30 for 30 documentary about the XFL, the pro football league created by WWE’s Vince McMahon and NBC’s Dick Ebersol that played its lone season in 2001 and introduced America to Rod “He Hate Me” Smart.
Chicago Med: “Mirror Mirror”
Dr. Manning (Torrey DeVitto) and Dr. Charles (Oliver Platt) treat a teenage girl with a rapidly changing set of symptoms that has everyone perplexed. Dr. Choi (Brian Tee) and medical student Jeff Clark (guest star Jeff Hephner) encounter a 19 year-old tough guy who is brought into the hospital in severe distress. Once they establish the cause of the pain, the situation quickly turns dangerous, and a resolved Dr. Reese (Rachel DiPillo) does her best to help.
How to Get Away With Murder: “Not Everything’s About Annalise”
Annalise (Viola Davis) reaches her breaking point as she struggles to adapt to life behind bars — but a surprise confession could change everything. Meanwhile, the Keating 4 find their own freedom at risk when they discover the D.A.’s investigation is much bigger than they thought.
Bill Paxton and impressive newcomer Justin Cornwell star in this series update of the hit 2001 thriller. The action-packed dramedy is executive produced by action master Jerry Bruckheimer and director Antoine Fuqua, who guided Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke to Oscar nominations (Washington won Best Actor) in the original. “You’ve got the dynamic that you had in the original movie, but it’s 15 years later,” says Paxton, who plays wisecracking, rule-bending Detective Frank Rourke. “As you get towards the last couple episodes, it goes directly back into the movie, insomuch as characters like Tom Berenger’s comes back. Justin’s character, Kyle, finds his way to a secret group who really are those characters from the movie, who still control a lot of things in the shadows and behind the scenes.”
The Blacklist: “Natalie Luca”
The task force chases an elusive assassin who kills by imparting a fatal disease on her victims. Meanwhile, Red (James Spader) enlists Tom (Ryan Eggold) for an undercover operation inside his criminal organization.
USA Network, 10pm
Jennifer (Kathleen Rose Perkins) keeps an eye on the Bowman house. The family encounters unexpected challenges when Charlie (Jacob Buster) returns home.
Friday, Feb. 3
Santa Clarita Diet
Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife real estate agents leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change that sends their lives down a road of death and destruction … but in a good way.
“Star Trek: The Original Series” Marathon
BBC America, beginning at 4pm
Spend Friday night with Spock (Leonard Nimoy) and Kirk (William Shatner) in a stunt of classic Star Trek episodes, including the two-part episode “The Menagerie,” in which Spock faces a court-martial.
MacGyver: “Fish Scaler”
In the new episode “Fish Scaler,” MacGyver (Lucas Till) and Jack (George Eads) must track down a corrupt FBI agent who has framed a man for murder.
Grimm: “The Seven Year Itch”
After being dormant for seven years, a new Wesen is unearthed with a deadly hunger. Nick (David Giuntoli) and Hank (Russell Hornsby) join Wu (Reggie Lee) to investigate a bizarre murder in a local park. Elsewhere, Capt. Renard (Sasha Roiz) continues to deal with a ghost from his past. Meanwhile, Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) and Rosalee (Bree Turner) visit the doctor to see if Diana’s (guest star Hannah R. Loyd) premonition is true.
Dr. Ken: “A Dr. Ken Valentine’s Day”
Ken (Ken Jeong) lets Allison (Suzy Nakamura) think he wrote her the love poem Dave (Albert Tsai) penned for Emily (guest star Zooey Jeong). Clark (Jonathan Slavin) plans a romantic scavenger hunt for Connor (Stephen Guarino). And complications arise when Damona (Tisha Campbell-Martin) and Eric (Jerry Minor) have dinner at a restaurant that she and Pat (Dave Foley) frequented when they were dating.
Hawaii Five-0: “Ka Pa’ani Nui (Big Game)”
In the new episode “Ka Pa’ani Nui (Big Game),” Five-0 works a murder case involving the illegal practice of shark finning, which leads to the discovery that a former Nazi war criminal may be hiding out in an old leprosy colony in Hawaii.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: “Can Josh Take a Leap of Faith?”
The CW, 9pm
Rebecca’s (Rachel Bloom) father (guest star John Allen Nelson) makes a surprise appearance, which gets Rebecca’s hopes up for her future, while Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) takes a hard look at himself.
Emerald City: “Beautiful Wickedness”
Dorothy’s (Adria Arjona) confrontation with the Wizard (Vincent D’Onofrio) brings her closer to discovering the truth about her past. Lucas (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) goes to great lengths to recover his memory, even if it means allying with West (Ana Ularu). The Wizard enacts his plan with Langwidere (guest star Stefanie Martini) to prepare for the battle to come.
Live From Lincoln Center: “50 Years of Mostly Mozart”
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Mostly Mozart Festival, one of the world’s major music festivals. The visionary programming celebrates the genius of Mozart with signature performances and new commissions.
Saturday, Feb. 4
College Basketball: Pittsburgh at Duke
CBS, 1pm Live
The Pittsburgh Panthers visit Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., for a Saturday afternoon college hoops clash with the Duke Blue Devils on CBS.
Let’s Be Cops
In this 2014 comedy starring Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr. and Rob Riggle, two buddies attend a costume party dressed up as cops. As people start to mistake them for genuine cops, things get real, and they find themselves in the middle of an actual case.
NBA Basketball: Cleveland at New York
ABC, 8:30pm Live
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers head to New York City’s Madison Square Garden for this Saturday primetime matchup against Derrick Rose and the Knicks.
Walking the Dog
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Jennifer Finnigan and Sam Page star as rival lawyers who battle each other in court while their respective dogs fall madly in love. The smooching pooches bring their guardians together at every turn until the stubborn humans realize that puppy love belongs to more than just their pets.
Saturday Night Live: “Kristen Stewart/Alessia Cara”
NBC, 11:30pm Live
Kristen Stewart, star of the upcoming feature film Personal Shopper, makes her first SNL hosting appearance tonight. Musical guest Alessia Cara is also an SNL first-timer.
Sunday, Feb. 5
Puppy Bowl XIII
Animal Planet, 2pm Live
One of the first (and cutest) programming stunt alternatives to the Super Bowl is back, with a new generation of fuzzy critters romping on the field. This year’s event begins with an hourlong pregame show. For the first time, the Puppy Bowl will air simultaneously on both coasts.
Kitten Bowl IV
Hallmark Channel, 2pm
Adorable and adoptable kittens impress their fawning fans with feats of cat-leticism. Animal activist Beth Stern hosts the feline football fun with Mary Carillo and John Sterling announcing the adorable action. Pregame festivities begin two hours before kickoff of this championship game.
Animal Nation With Anthony Anderson
Animal Planet, 5pm
Before starting in its regular Friday night time slot later this week, this new series gets a sneak preview during Animal Planet’s popular Puppy Bowl event. In this show, Anthony Anderson (black-ish) introduces viral animal video highlights, engages in discussions about pop-culture phenomena, and celebrates the many sides of animals and the people who love them.
Super Bowl LI
FOX, 6:30pm Live
The AFC champion New England Patriots battle the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium in Houston for the NFL’s top prize, the Lombardi Trophy, and the 2016 season championship. In between the commercials, FOX Sports announcer Joe Buck calls the game with analyst Troy Aikman and reporter Erin Andrews. Lady Gaga performs at halftime.
This latest incarnation of the classic action series is guaranteed a huge audience as it previews following Super Bowl LI before entering its regular Monday night time slot tomorrow night. No longer is Kiefer Sutherland’s Jack Bauer the focus of the series (though Sutherland remains as an executive producer). Headlining Legacy is Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) as Sgt. Eric Carter, who is six months removed from a stint in Yemen in which he and his elite squad killed a terrorist leader.
Monday, Feb. 6
The New Celebrity Apprentice: “Bon Voyage”
Jessica Alba and Tyra Banks guest-star as boardroom advisors as it comes down to the final four, and the stakes are higher than ever.
CBS’ tasty new comedy moves to its regular day and time. Donut shop owner Arthur (Judd Hirsch) and his witty employee (Jermaine Fowler) clash over the best way to run Arthur’s struggling business. The comedy also stars Katey Sagal and David Koechner as two of the shop’s loyal — and colorful — customers.
The Chicago Police Department’s 13th District gets an infusion of cash and slick technology after engineering billionaire Gideon Reeves (Justin Kirk) takes over and transforms it into a privatized police force. But the precinct’s hot new toys — drones, slick vehicles and cutting-edge weapons — face skepticism from police officers who believe in the power of traditional police work.
Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric
National Geographic, 9pm
In this two-hour documentary, Katie Couric explores the complexities of gender in everyday life, from the moment we are born through our twilight years. To better understand this complex social and scientific issue, Couric crisscrossed the U.S. to talk with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors and families to learn more about the role of genetics, brain chemistry and modern culture on gender fluidity.
In the new episode “Sharknerdo,” Team Scorpion’s job to find sunken treasure goes awry when Walter (Elyes Gabel) and Paige’s (Katharine McPhee) boat explodes, leaving them lost and surrounded by sharks in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison
Kristi Jacobson’s (A Place at the Table) unflinching documentary examines life inside Red Onion State Prison, a Virginia supermax facility where convicts spend 23 hours a day in small, solitary cells with little natural light. Shot over the course of a year, the film offers an unfiltered view of the inmates’ colorless daily existence, largely spent trying to maintain their sanity.
Timeless: “The Lost Generation”
As Lucy (Abigail Spencer) grapples with her newfound identity, Flynn (Goran Visnjic) disappears to 1927 France on the day that Charles Lindbergh (guest star Jesse Luken) completes his transatlantic flight. Now, Rufus (Malcolm Barrett), Lucy and their new soldier scramble through the City of Lights and team with young reporter Ernest Hemingway (guest star Brandon Barash) to keep history intact.
Independent Lens: “Birth of a Movement”
Learn how D.W. Griffith’s 1915 The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waged today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Featuring Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and others.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special
According to Netflix, this sexy variety special has one goal: to get people in the mood to make love. And who better to set the atmosphere than crooner Michael Bolton? The singer will perform an array of love songs made up of classic hits and all-new music. Special guests joining Bolton on what sounds to be a fairly tongue-in-cheek affair will be Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell, Eric Andre, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Sarah Silverman and more.
Guest Star Alert!
In the new episode “Nonstop,” the murder of a petty officer in a small town outside Washington, D.C., prompts NCIS to once again work with The Sherlocks, a privately funded investigative team. Returning guest stars Robert Wagner, Richard Riehle, Jessica Walter and Todd Louiso appear as The Sherlocks.
The Challenge: Invasion of the Champions
In the 29th season of the reality series, 18 Underdogs compete in physical challenges for the chance to move out of squalor and into luxury. But when the lucky survivors get comfortable, they’ll find the game is far from over and will have to face down eight proven Champions for their share at the $350,000 prize.
This Is Us: “I Call Marriage”
Toby (Chris Sullivan) throws a wrench in Kate’s (Chrissy Metz) weight loss journey. Randall (Sterling K. Brown) struggles to accept his father’s deteriorating health. Miguel (Jon Huertas) and Shelly (Wynn Everett) break some devastating news to Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore), which makes them worry about their own relationship. Rebecca receives an amazing work opportunity. Kevin (Justin Hartley) examines his romantic past.
American Experience: “Oklahoma City”
Follow the rise of the extremist militia movement from Ruby Ridge to Waco, which led to the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history — the 1995 bombing by Timothy McVeigh that killed 168 people in Oklahoma City.
Face Off: All Stars: “Monster High”
The artists arrive at Mattel Headquarters, where they learn they will be creating film-ready versions of “Monster High” characters in this week’s immunity challenge.
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce star Paul Adelstein pens and executive produces this caper drama about a sexy con named Maddie (The Last Ship’s Inbar Lavi), who uses her beauty, charisma and talent for disguise to seduce a succession of wealthy lovers, rob them blind and disappear. That is, until her latest mark, Ezra (Brit import Rob Heaps), teams up with two more of her victims to track her down. Uma Thurman signs on in a recurring role in Episode 3.
Comedy Central, 10pm
Daniel Tosh’s razor-sharp humor is back for Season 9 of this series that comments on all things internet, including viral videos, bizarre bloggers and social-media morons. Plus, a whole new group of poor souls who achieved internet infamy will get their chance at “Web Redemption.”
Chicago Fire: “An Agent of the Machine”
The team is on high alert due to a previous incident during a fire call. A dangerous man is on the loose with a vendetta against Lt. Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Firehouse 51, prompting CPD to step in.
Comedy Central, 10:30pm
Veep’s Sam Richardson and SNL’s Tim Robinson star as small-time ad men who dream of advertising greatness. In the first episode, the duo tries to impress a Chrysler executive (Jason Sudeikis) and in the process almost blows a commercial for “the hot tub king of Detroit.”
Wednesday, Feb. 8
Step inside the pages of Cosmopolitan magazine and take a look at the real-life drama that takes place within its glossy pages. Meet the sexy and driven young trendsetters and tastemakers whose fresh perspectives inspire the worlds of music, fashion, style, beauty, sex and celebrities.
Blindspot: “Name Not One Man”
The team gets a major break in the Sandstorm case when they discover Shepherd’s (Michelle Hurd) true identity — and a decades-old connection between her and Weller (Sullivan Stapleton).
Spy in the Wild: “Intelligence”
Infiltrate the world of animal intelligence, ingenuity and creativity. Watch our spies disguised as animals observe a gray squirrel stealing Spy Nut, a sea otter cracking open a meal and an orangutan washing with soap!
Speechless: “VAL—VALENTINE’S D-A—DAY”
Maya (Minnie Driver) taps her ex-fiancé and Jimmy’s former roommate for help with Jimmy’s (John Ross Bowie) Valentine’s Day gift. Meanwhile, Ray (Mason Cook) is thrilled to discover he has a secret admirer and JJ (Micah Fowler) and Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough) deliver candy-grams.
Modern Family: “Do You Believe in Magic”
Phil (Ty Burrell) calls upon his alter ego Clive Bixby to help rekindle his romance with Claire (Julie Bowen). Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) help Haley (Sarah Hyland), Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) and Sal (Elizabeth Banks) stand up for themselves. Alex’s (Ariel Winter) secret admirer is a little too close to the family for comfort.
NOVA: “Ultimate Cruise Ship”
Weighing 54,000 gross tons and stretching over two football fields, the Seven Seas Explorer is no ordinary boat. Join pioneering shipbuilders as they endeavor to build the ultimate cruise ship.
The Magicians: “Divine Elimination”
Quentin and friends prepare to face The Beast again, while Julia conspires with The Beast and their new ally to lure and trap Reynard.
black-ish: “The Name Game”
Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) have a gender reveal party, but Bow and Ruby (Jenifer Lewis) aren’t fond of Dre’s choice for the baby’s name. Diane (Marsai Martin) steps up after Zoey’s (Yara Shadidi) anti-Valentine’s-Day party with her best friend Shelly is kiboshed when Junior (Marcus Scribner) asks Shelly for a date.
This series follows the ambitious yet secretive life of Eva (Anika Noni Rose), the newly elected president of Georgia A&M (one of the historically black colleges and universities), her administration, and the entering freshman class. The freshman are led by Zoe, Eva’s rebellious daughter; Cedric, a talented rapper; and Bojohn, who is looking to achieve victory and success as the school’s first white starting quarterback. The staple of Georgia A&M is its prestigious marching band, led by their charismatic yet ruthless leader, Art Diamond. Art’s power and influence proves a challenge to Eva, but she manages to find strong allies in Ella Grace, dean of the history department, and football coach Eugene Hardwick. Though the students and faculty come from different places and face different challenges, one similarity remains — everyone is looking to make a name for themselves at Georgia A&M.
Code Black: “Fallen Angels”
In the Season 2 finale, “Fallen Angels,” the doctors work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to find an antidote to the deadly viral outbreak at Angels Memorial.
Noah Hawley (FX’s Fargo) is the creator of this stylish, mind-bending action/drama based on a Marvel Comics character. Legion (a.k.a. David Haller) is the mutant son of Charles Xavier, whose varying superpowers are controlled by the many sides of his multiple personality disorder. This series begins with David (Dan Stevens, Downton Abbey) in a mental hospital, where events reveal his superpowers to a sinister agency looking to exploit them. Aubrey Plaza, Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder and Bill Irwin also star.
Chicago P.D.: “I Remember Her Now”
The body of a 15-year-old girl is found crushed in an abandoned building after she runs away from a treatment center for troubled girls. Voight (Jason Beghe) sends Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer) undercover as a guard to work from the inside at the center, where he believes the girls are trading sexual favors for something in return.
City in the Sky: “Departure”
Explore a unique midair metropolis of a million people on flights that crisscross the world daily. The first episode, “Departure,” demonstrates what it takes to get travelers off the ground — from building the world’s biggest passenger plane to controlling the flow of passengers through the busiest airport on the planet to the perils of takeoff in the coldest city on Earth.
The Expanse: “Static”
Holden and Miller butt heads about how the raid was handled.
Suits: “Teeth, Nose, Teeth”
USA Network, 10pm
Rachel receives a letter that creates an unexpected issue for Harvey and Louis; Mike’s mentorship gets put to the test; Donna gets a surprise from the IT department.
Thursday, Feb. 9
NHL Hockey: N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia
NBCSN, 7pm Live
John Tavares leads the N.Y. Islanders against Claude Giroux and the Philadelphia Flyers in this Thursday night NHL matchup on NBCSN.
Grey’s Anatomy: “None of Your Business”
Maggie (Kelly McCreary) is surprised when her mother shows up at the hospital. Bailey (Chandra Wilson) faces a difficult decision when an attending refuses to work with Eliza (Marika Dominczyk). Stephanie (Jerrika Hinton) gets caught up in Owen (Kevin McKidd) and Amelia’s (Caterina Scorsone) personal drama.
College Basketball: North Carolina at Duke
ESPN, 8pm Live
Two of college basketball’s biggest rivals take to the floor at Cameron Indoor Stadium as the North Carolina Tar Heels take on the Duke Blue Devils on ESPN.
Culinary kids face off for cooking prowess and big prizes when the series returns for its fifth season. But before they can win the title of “MasterChef Junior,” they must master deliciously fun challenges and impress award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, renowned pastry chef Christina Tosi and an array of celebrity guest judges.
Superstore: “Valentine’s Day”
Well-intentioned Amy (America Ferrera) and Glenn (Mark McKinney) get caught up in the Valentine’s Day spirit by playing matchmaker, and quickly learn what happens when you try to force love.
TNT, beginning at 8pm Live
TNT has a Thursday night NBA doubleheader featuring LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oklahoma City to face Russell Westbrook and the Thunder. The second game has the Boston Celtics in the Pacific Northwest to take on the Portland Trail Blazers.
Powerless: “Wayne Dream Team”
With a new product idea greenlit, Emily (Vanessa Hudgens) tries to get her team inspired but can’t seem to break through their obsession with Fantasy Super Hero League.
Scandal: “Fates Worse Than Death”
In the midst of a national crisis, Cyrus’ (Jeff Perry) fate is sealed. Meanwhile, Olivia (Kerry Washington) and the gladiators will stop at nothing to get to the truth.
Chicago Med: “Theseus’ Ship”
Dr. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) convinces Dr. Latham (guest star Ato Essandoh) to join him for a medical trip out of town, which puts Latham’s personality issues to the test. Dr. Manning (Torrey DeVitto) treats an 8-year-old cancer patient who wants to give up on the battle.
How to Get Away With Murder: “Go Cry Somewhere Else”
Tensions in the courtroom run high as the prosecution levels a new charge against Annalise (Viola Davis). Meanwhile, as detectives call Oliver (Conrad Ricamora) in for questioning, Nate (Billy Brown) uncovers a crucial piece of information that could call his own innocence into question.
Training Day: “Tehrangeles”
Kyle (Justin Cornwell) grows concerned that Frank’s (Bill Paxton) rogue tactics will put a kidnapped girl’s life at even greater risk after a former member of Libya’s elite “Amazonian Guard” bodyguard unit becomes involved in the deal in the new episode “Tehrangeles.”
The Blacklist: “Isabella Stone”
The task force springs into action to find a sophisticated criminal (guest star Melora Hardin) who has been targeting Red’s (James Spader) businesses. An unexpected event sets Tom (Ryan Eggold) on the hunt for information about his past.
Pranksters Sal, Joe, Murr and Q capture all-new dares — and the amazed, confused or flabbergasted reactions of unsuspecting strangers — on hidden cameras. After completing each dare, the four friends are given a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down to determine whose prank succeeded and whose failed. At the end of each episode, the member of the quartet with the most fails faces a humiliating punishment.
Friday, Feb. 10
Abstract: The Art of Design
This documentary demystifies the contemporary creative experience for a wide audience by bringing us inside the lives and minds of some of the greatest designers working today in a variety of disciplines. By seeing the world through these designers’ eyes, Abstract shows viewers in a fresh and inspiring way how design impacts every aspect of life and exposes them to a new perspective on design thinking.
David Brent: Life on the Road
In this original film, fans of the original British version of The Office can catch up with what Ricky Gervais’ cringingly awkward boss character David Brent has been up to 12 years later. Brent is now a traveling salesman chasing his dream of being a rock superstar with his band, Foregone Conclusion.
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown/A Charlie Brown Valentine
Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with back-to-back Peanuts specials. In Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown, Sally thinks the box of candy Linus bought for his teacher is for her, Lucy demands Schroeder’s attention and Charlie Brown hopes this year’s his year for a valentine. In A Charlie Brown Valentine, Charlie works up the courage to asked his beloved little red-haired girl to a dance, but dials the wrong number and gets Peppermint Patty instead.
Grimm: “Breakfast in Bed”
Nick (David Giuntoli), Hank (Russell Hornsby) and Wu (Reggie Lee) investigate a local hotel after a grisly murder leads to one of its guests, who claims to be haunted by a frightening creature in the night.
Hawaii Five-0: “Poniu I Ke Aloha (Crazy in Love)”
The new episode “Poniu I Ke Aloha (Crazy in Love)” finds McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin) and Danno (Scott Caan) celebrating Valentine’s Day with their girlfriends, while the rest of Five-0 investigates the murder of a man taking a class on how to land women.
The CW, 9pm
In the Season 3 finale, heads rolled — literally. In addition, Prince Charles ascended the throne, and over in Scotland, Queen Mary tried to unify her people while setting her sights on the throne of her rival, Elizabeth. Expect more damask-clad dramatics from these steamy royals in Season 4.
Emerald City: “They Came First”
The Wizard (Vincent D’Onofrio) launches an assault on a village as his power is threatened, and he enlists West (Ana Ularu) to help. Dorothy (Adria Arjona) and Lucas (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) fight to keep Silvie (guest star Rebeka Rea) safe as they journey north to seek Glinda’s (Joely Richardson) assistance.
Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
Join host Samuel L. Jackson for an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Smokey Robinson, the 2016 recipient of the Gershwin Prize, with a special appearance by Berry Gordy, founder of the Motown record label.
Saturday, Feb. 11
“Frozen Planet” Marathon
BBC America, beginning at 11am
Ahead of the Feb. 18 premiere of Planet Earth II, BBC America airs the 2011 nature documentary series Frozen Planet, which presented stunning footage of life in Earth’s polar regions. The marathon begins with “The Making of Frozen Planet,” and includes “To the Ends of the Earth,” “Spring,” “Summer,” “Autumn,” “Winter,” “The Last Frontier,” “On Thin Ice” and “The Epic Journey.”
College Basketball: Kentucky at Alabama
CBS, 1pm Live
A Saturday afternoon college basketball matchup in the SEC has the Kentucky Wildcats in Tuscaloosa’s Coleman Coliseum to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on CBS.
College Basketball: Villanova at Xavier
FOX, 2:30pm Live
A big college hoops matchup in the Big East today has the Villanova Wildcats heading to Cincinnati’s Cintas Center to take on the Xavier Musketeers on FOX.
48th Annual NAACP Image Awards
TV One, 7:30pm Live
The event begins with a 90-minute special in which celebrities including multi-nominees Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover and Nate Parker strut the red carpet and strike a pose. The awards ceremony follows, celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and honoring individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Anthony Anderson hosts this year’s ceremony.
The clock is ticking in the new episode “Celina” when a French couple hires Eric (Luke Roberts) and his team to rescue their kidnapped baby surrogate who has a dangerous condition and needs immediate medical care.
NBA Basketball: Golden State at Oklahoma City
ABC, 8:30pm Live
This Saturday primetime NBA matchup on ABC has the Golden State Warriors visiting the Oklahoma City Thunder in a homecoming game for former Thunder star Kevin Durant.
A Dash of Love
Hallmark Channel, 9pm
Love, and the culinary world, is whisk-y business when an aspiring chef (Jen Lilley) lands a job at her idol’s restaurant. After a rocky start, she befriends the kitchen’s handsome executive chef (Brendan Penny), but her joy is short-lived. When she discovers her idol is stealing recipes, both she and her hunky new friend are fired to protect the secret. Together, they set out to create their own pop-up restaurant and discover that the most important ingredient is love.
Saturday Night Live: “Alec Baldwin/Ed Sheeran”
NBC, 11:30pm Live
Alec Baldwin makes his record-breaking 17th appearance as guest host tonight, and it seems pretty likely that he’ll bring out his well-received impression of President Donald Trump. Musical guest Ed Sheeran is back for his second appearance on SNL.