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Friday, Jan. 18: ‘Marvel’s The Punisher’ Season 2 Drops on Netflix

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Friday, Jan. 18

Marvel’s The Punisher
Netflix
Season Premiere!

Season 2 of the Marvel Comics-inspired series finds Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) in all-too-familiar territory. With his former brother-in-arms Billy Russo (Ben Barnes) slowly beginning to heal from the traumatic brain injury Frank inflicted upon him, it’s only a matter of time before Billy starts to put the pieces of the puzzle back together.

Carmen Sandiego
Netflix
New Series!

The heroine of the classic ’80s and ’90s computer games returns in this animated series that follows her new international capers as well as past escapades that led to her becoming a super-thief. Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) provides the voice for Carmen.

Close
Netflix
Original Film!

Noomi Rapace stars in this action-thriller directed by Vicky Jewson (Born of War), and inspired by the life of the world’s leading female bodyguard, Jacquie Davis. Rapace plays Sam, a counterterrorism expert used to war zones, who takes on the job of protecting Zoe (Sophie Nélisse), a rich young heiress. Sam views this as a “babysitting” job, but a violent kidnapping attempt forces the two to go on the run, where they must take some lives — or lose theirs.

Grace and Frankie
Netflix
Season Premiere!

Emmy winners Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are back for Season 5 of the acclaimed comedy.

Gigantosaurus
Disney Channel, 9am
New Series!

This CGI-animated adventure series for preschoolers will introduce kids to Rocky, Bill, Tiny and Mazu, four very inquisitive young dinosaur friends who are on a quest to solve the mystery of “Gigantosaurus” — the biggest, fiercest dinosaur of all. The series, based on Jonny Duddle’s bestselling book of the same name, encourages preschoolers to dare to be themselves and explore the world beyond their nests.

Fresh Off the Boat: “Driver’s Eddie 2: Orlando Drift”
ABC, 8pm

Eddie (Hudson Yang) finally gets his driver’s license, but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis (Randall Park) is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin (Ray Wise), until Honey (Chelsey Crisp) tags along. Jessica (Constance Wu) faces off with her nemesis, Jamie (Zabeth Russell).

MacGyver: “Wilderness + Training + Survival”
CBS, 8pm

In the new episode “Wilderness + Training + Survival,” Mac (Lucas Till) takes Riley (Tristin Mays) and Bozer (Justin Hires) into the wilderness for a weekend of survival training, but things take a turn when they run into violent criminals who are searching for a lost crate of money.

Dynasty: “A Champagne Mood”
The CW, 8pm

In the wake of a horrific accident, Culhane (Robert Christopher Riley) desperately needs Fallon’s (Elizabeth Gillies) help and protection, while she needs to process the sheer weight of his lies. As Blake (Grant Show) shows no shame in using family to promote his own self-interest, Cristal (Ana Brenda Contreras) is reluctant to reveal a big development.

Blindspot: “The Big Reveal”
NBC, 8pm

Reade (Rob Brown) confronts Zapata (Audrey Esparza), while the team follows a lead to a potential cure for Jane (Jaimie Alexander).

Speechless: “H– HEY, YOU”
ABC, 8:30pm

Maya (Minnie Driver) is less than thrilled when Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough) interferes with her business plans with Melanie (Sarah Chalke). Ray (Mason Cook) begs JJ (Micah Fowler) to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy (Kayla Maisonet), in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) is impressed with Jimmy’s (John Ross Bowie) band.

WOW — Women of Wrestling
AXS TV, 9pm
New Series!

AXS TV’s Friday night wrestling/fighting lineup has a new addition with this eight-episode women’s wrestling series. WOW has amassed a large and dedicated audience over the years, and David McLane — the beloved commentator and impresario behind the iconic ’80s Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) TV series — has produced intriguing matches for AXS TV. Over 30 wrestlers will be featured, including third-generation superstar Tessa Blanchard, returning stars like Stephy Slays and Jungle Grrrl, and newcomers like Princess Aussie.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: “I Can Work With You”
The CW, 9pm

Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) agrees to help out Darryl (Pete Gardner) by offering to babysit, and an unexpected guest crashes the evening. Meanwhile, Paula (Donna Lynne Champlin) throws a game night.

The Blacklist: “The Pawnbrokers”
NBC, 9pm

Red (James Spader) acclimates to his new surroundings in federal prison, where he is challenged by an old rival. Samar (Mozhan Marnò) goes undercover to stop a black market organization that fronts cash to criminals. Meanwhile, Liz (Megan Boone) and Jennifer (guest star Fiona Dourif) continue their investigation into Red’s past.

Great Performances: “‘Orphee et Eurydice’ From Lyric Opera of Chicago”
PBS, 9pm

The Lyric Opera of Chicago in collaboration with the Joffrey Ballet reimagine Christoph Willibald Gluck’s popular opera based on the famous Greek myth. Starring Dmitry Korchak, Andriana Chuchman and Lauren Snouffer.

Saturday, Jan. 19

College Basketball
CBS, FOX & ESPN, beginning at 12pm Live

A college hoops tripleheader on CBS has Florida at Georgia, Cincinnati at Wichita State and UCLA at USC. FOX airs Indiana at Purdue and St. John’s at Butler. Catch Kentucky at Auburn and Virginia at Duke on ESPN.

NBA Basketball
ABC, beginning at 3:30pm Live

The NBA returns to Saturdays on ABC with the Oklahoma City Thunder in Philadelphia to face the 76ers, followed later tonight by the L.A. Lakers taking on the Rockets in Houston.

Gravity
AMC, 7pm

Alfonso Cuarón’s 2013 out-of-this-world adventure makes its AMC premiere. Two astronauts (Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) work together to survive after an accident leaves them stranded in space.

Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

This film stars Christina Ricci as Nellie Bly, a reporter who went undercover in a mental hospital to expose abuse in the 1800s. As she endures horrific treatment at the hands of the head nurse (Judith Light), Bly is left with no memory, wondering if she really belongs there after all.

Planet Earth: Dynasties
BBC America, AMC, IFC & SundanceTV, 9pm
New Series!

Each episode of this five-part event is an intimate look at family life in the animal kingdom, revealing the challenges leaders face in protecting their young, warding off rivals and ensuring their dynasty lives on. The premiere episode, “Lion,” follows lionesses Charm and Sienna as they help their young overcome the dangers of Africa’s Masai Mara savannah. Sir David Attenborough hosts and presents the series.

Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie
REELZ Channel, 9pm

Forty years ago, the movie Saturday Night Fever was made on a low budget but became a box-office sensation, with an equally blockbuster disco soundtrack. In this documentary, the film’s cast and crew, including John Travolta, Barry Miller, Donna Pescow and more, share their stories about filming guerrilla-style on the streets of Brooklyn. The special also details the potent influence of the movie’s producer, Robert Stigwood, whose faith in casting a 23-year-old Travolta as the lead, and in filling the movie with music from the Bee Gees, proved visionary.

Sunday, Jan. 20

CAVUTO Live
FOX News Channel, 10am

FOX News Channel presents a special edition of CAVUTO Live anchored by Neil Cavuto to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the program. During the show, Cavuto will present interviews with Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) to talk the latest surrounding the government shutdown. Cavuto will also interview New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R-NH) to discuss the 2020 presidential election. Plus, NFL legend Joe Namath discusses the NFL’s political controversies, and U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell discusses diplomatic and trade policy.

NFL Football: AFC and NFC Championship Games
FOX & CBS, beginning at 3pm Live

The two teams competing in Super Bowl LIII (Feb. 3, CBS) are determined today as the NFC Championship Game between the L.A. Rams and the New Orleans Saints airs on FOX, followed by the AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs on CBS.

“Jurassic Park” Marathon
Syfy, beginning at 5:05pm

Enjoy back-to-back airings of the mega-hit series in which humanity continues to tinker with prehistoric forces beyond their understanding. Things kick off with Steven Spielberg’s original 1993 classic Jurassic Park, followed by The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and Jurassic Park III (2001).

Mark of a Killer
Oxygen, 7pm
New Series!

Whether it’s text scrawled onto the victim’s body, a cryptic note or a way of positioning the deceased, this show examines the disturbing behaviors of serial killers and how their trademark clues can ultimately aid the investigation in stopping the murders and bringing the killer to justice.

Supergirl: “Suspicious Minds”
The CW, 8pm

Colonel Haley (April Parker Jones) is upset after Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) responds to a distress call from a Navy ship that turned out to be a deadly alien attack. Colonel Haley reclaims the site as DEO territory and demands that Supergirl step aside. After Supergirl refuses to be told what to do, Haley refocuses her energy on finding out Supergirl’s true identity and begins to interrogate all DEO agents, including Alex (Chyler Leigh).

American Style
CNN, 9pm

Using archival footage and interviews with fashion experts and cultural figures including Tim Gunn, Donna Karan, Carson Kressley, Isaac Mizrahi, Christie Brinkley and others, the final two episodes of this four-part series highlight the most iconic moments from fashion and pop culture, giving audiences a front-row seat to the runway of American history. Tonight’s back-to-back episodes examine the history and style of the 1980s, ’90s and 2000s.

Charmed: “Keep Calm and Harry On”
The CW, 9pm

The sisters turn to the Elders for advice about Harry (Rupert Evans). Mel (Melonie Diaz), fed up with the Elders’ rules, turns to Jada (Aleyse Shannon) for help without telling her sisters. With a plan in place, they must face an unexpected threat which leads Maggie (Sarah Jeffery) to find a strength she didn’t know she had.

Ruby Herring Mysteries: Silent Witness
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9pm
Original Film!

When consumer news reporter Ruby Herring (Taylor Cole) stumbles onto a murder, the intrepid redhead inadvertently discovers her knack for crime solving. With the reluctant help of a handsome detective (Stephen Huszar), Ruby finds a new career covering crime.

Victoria on Masterpiece: “London Bridge Is Falling Down”
PBS, 9pm

Victoria must decide whether to fight the Chartists or allow them to present their petition.

Shameless
Showtime, 9pm
New Episodes!

The second half of Season 9 — featuring seven new episodes — begins tonight. As always, nothing is ever easy or politically correct with the Gallagher crew.

Magnum P.I.: “Winner Takes All”
CBS, following AFC Championship Game
Guest Star Alert!

The new episode “Winner Takes All” airs immediately following CBS coverage of the AFC Championship Game and features guest appearances by Ken Jeong, former NFL star Eddie George and NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney. Magnum (Jay Hernandez) has an emotional connection to a case when he and every other private investigator and bounty hunter on Oahu are tasked to track down a man (guest star Jake Matthews) accused of murder.

Crashing
HBO, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Season 3 of the series created by and starring Pete Holmes draws on Holmes’ own experiences as a comedian, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the world of standup comedy.

Victoria and Albert: The Wedding
PBS, 10pm

The second and final part of this special reveals the most accurate reconstruction of Victoria and Albert’s wedding ever staged.

Black Monday
Showtime, 10pm
New Series!

Don Cheadle (who also executive produces), Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall lead this comedy that also boasts Seth Rogen as an executive producer and co-director of the pilot. The 10-episode series goes back to Oct. 19, 1987 — a.k.a. Black Monday — the worst stock market crash in Wall Street history, fictionally following how a group of outsiders took on the Street’s old boys club and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system. Paul Scheer also stars, with Bruce Dern, Melissa Rauch, Horatio Sanz and Julie Hagerty among the guest stars.

High Maintenance
HBO, 10:30pm
Season Premiere!

The critically acclaimed series, created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, returns for its third season on a new night. The show follows a marijuana dealer known as “The Guy” (Sinclair), weaving in and out of stories about New York life, including his own.

SMILF
Showtime, 10:30pm
Season Premiere!

This season finds Bridgette (Frankie Shaw) trying to move forward and focus on her future, while attempting to exorcise old ghosts and atone for past misdeeds. She’s still toiling away in her day job working for narcissistic boss Ally (guest star Connie Britton). Meanwhile, Bridgette’s mother Tutu (Rosie O’Donnell) rallies from a heartbreaking setback. Other guest stars this season include Melanie Griffith and Ally Sheedy.

Monday, Jan. 21

Monster Mash Movie Marathon
Syfy, beginning at 8:30am

If you have off of work or school on today’s Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday holiday, you might want to check out Syfy’s 12-plus-hour marathon of monster movies, with titles including Friday the 13th (2009), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Jurassic Park III (2001) and more. The marathon kicks off with 2014’s I, Frankenstein.

’80s Marathon
AMC, beginning at 9am

Far out! Catch a marathon of your favorite Day-Glo movies starting with Airplane!, and including The Karate Kid, Footloose, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink and more.

NBA Basketball
NBA TV & TNT, beginning at 12:30pm Live

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is always a big one for the NBA, and there are five national TV games on the schedule: Oklahoma City at New York (NBA TV), Orlando at Atlanta (NBA TV), New Orleans at Memphis (TNT), Houston at Philadelphia (TNT) and Golden State at L.A. Lakers (TNT).

Bixler High Private Eye
Nickelodeon, 7pm
Original Film!

Henry Danger’s Jace Norman stars as Xander DeWitt, an inquisitive teenager with a knack for solving mysteries, who tackles his biggest case yet when his father vanishes without a trace. Frustrated by his attempts to find his dad, Xander’s mom sends him to live with his grandfather (Ed Begley Jr.), a retired private investigator. While in his dad’s hometown, Xander finds a surprising lead in the case, and forms an unexpected partnership with Kenzie (Ariel “Baby Ariel” Martin), an investigative reporter for the school newspaper.

Big Brother: Celebrity Edition
CBS, 8pm
Season Premiere!

Big Brother: Celebrity Edition returns for a second season as a group of celebrities live together in the Big Brother house and have their every move recorded, 24 hours a day. Each week, someone will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining Houseguest receiving a grand prize.

Arrow: “My Name Is Emiko Queen”
The CW, 8pm

Oliver (Stephen Amell) is ready to get back to work with the SCPD and to focus on his marriage with Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards). However, when Dinah (Juliana Harkavy) tasks Oliver with tracking the new Green Arrow (Sea Shimooka), things take a surprising turn.

America’s Got Talent: The Champions: “The Champions Three”
NBC, 8pm

The competition continues as 10 more of the most talented, memorable and all-around fan-favorite acts from America’s Got Talent series around the globe perform for judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Two of these acts will move on to the finals — one will receive a Golden Buzzer, and one will be voted through by a panel of AGT superfans. Terry Crews hosts.

Magnum P.I.: “Day of the Viper”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Day of the Viper,” Magnum (Jay Hernandez) and Higgins (Perdita Weeks) are shocked when one of her former MI6 teammates shows up with a fresh gunshot wound and news that “The Viper,” the assassin who killed Higgins’ true love, has surfaced on Oahu.

Kids Baking Championship: “Brownies vs. Blondies”
Food Network, 9pm

This episode asks the eternal question: Brownies or blondies? To settle the debate, the bakers are divided into teams for the brownies vs. blondies challenge.

The Passage: “You Owe Me a Unicorn”
FOX, 9pm

Amy (Saniyya Sidney) and a wounded Brad (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) continue on the run, and attempt to seek refuge with an elusive, ex-military instructor of Brad’s (guest star Kecia Lewis).

Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery, Part 1
Investigation Discovery, 9pm

This two-part special examines the bizarre disappearances and murders that thrust Robert Durst into the public eye — most notably in the HBO docuseries The Jinx — and previews his possible day of reckoning. Part 2 airs tomorrow night.

The Good Doctor: “Aftermath”
ABC, 10pm

In the aftermath of the quarantine, the staff of San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital tries to return to their normal routines as the Department of Public Health office decides they need to review what transpired to restore public confidence. As Dr. Lim (Christina Chang) recovers from the virus, she and Dr. Melendez (Nicholas Gonzalez) navigate their new personal and working relationship.

Manifest: “Vanishing Point”
NBC, 10pm

When Cal (Jack Messina) is discovered missing from his bedroom, Grace (Athena Karkanis) and Ben (Josh Dallas) launch a desperate search that takes them to the remote mountains of upstate New York. A tantalizing trail of breadcrumbs leads them to a startling, game-changing discovery. Meanwhile, Michaela (Melissa Roxburgh) confronts the deceptive Autumn (Shirley Rumierk), and the shadowy “Major” finally makes an appearance.

Independent Lens: “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World”
PBS, 10pm

This rockumentary takes a look at Native American musicians whose work has left indelible marks on popular music. Visionaries including Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Peter La Farge, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Link Wray (whose epic cruising instrumental gives the film its name), Jimi Hendrix, Redbone, Jesse Ed Davis and Randy Castillo changed the music industry and also influenced their musical peers, including the Beatles and Bob Dylan.

Dating: No Filter
E!, 10:30pm
New Series!

Airing Monday through Thursday each week, E!’s new no-filter dating commentary series gives an honest voice to modern TV dating shows. In every episode, comedians will watch singles as they date, or at least try to date, providing unfiltered commentary on all the shock and awe that viewers are already thinking. It’s everything you and your friends are already screaming at the TV during “real” dating shows — the funny, the cringe-worthy and the brutally honest.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

The Conners: “We Continue to Truck”
ABC, 8pm
Season Finale!

As Darlene (Sara Gilbert) grapples with a life-changing offer from Ben (Jay R. Ferguson), an unexpected conversation with David (Johnny Galecki) turns her world even more upside down. Relationship problems lead Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) to the bottom of the bottle at the last place she remembers being truly happy. Becky’s (Lecy Goranson) hopes of a happily-ever-after with Emilio (Rene Rosado) are jeopardized when Dan (John Goodman) delivers alarming news.

The Flash: “Seeing Red”
The CW, 8pm

During a battle with Cicada (Chris Klein), Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) is severely injured. Due to Cicada’s dampening powers, Nora’s speed healing isn’t working, leaving Barry (Grant Gustin) and Iris (Candice Patton) scared for their daughter’s future. Upset about his injured child, the Flash is filled with rage and confronts Cicada in a brutal battle.

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.: “Reporting on the Reporters”
PBS, 8pm

Journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling discover that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.

The Kids Are Alright: “Mailbox”
ABC, 8:30pm

Eddie (Caleb Foote) becomes distraught when Wendi (Kennedy Lea Slocum) breaks up with him over disagreements on how they want to handle their future. Meanwhile, Mike (Michael Cudlitz) struggles to address Eddie’s heartbreak, and Peggy (Mary McCormack) contemplates whether she has to break up with Wendi too.

black-ish: “Waltz in A Minor”
ABC, 9pm

Dre’s (Anthony Anderson) teenage cousin Kyra (guest star Quvenzhané Wallis) needs a place to stay and the Johnsons decide to take her in, but they have different approaches to helping her adjust to suburban life. Meanwhile, Jack (Miles Brown) and Diane (Marsai Martin) try to vet Kyra on social media to get information on her.

Robert Durst: An ID Murder Mystery, Part II
Investigation Discovery, 9pm

ID’s two-part special examining the bizarre disappearances and murders surrounding Robert Durst concludes tonight.

Siesta Key
MTV, 9pm
Season Premiere!

The cast picks up where they left off, confronting issues of love, heartbreak and volatile friendships. Plus, there are new arrivals who quickly add fuel to the fire.

This Is Us: “Songbird Road: Part One”
NBC, 9pm

Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and the Big Three reckon with secrets Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) kept from them. Jack’s Vietnam story continues to be revealed.

NHL Hockey: Detroit at Edmonton
NBCSN, 9pm Live

Dylan Larkin leads the Detroit Red Wings into Edmonton’s Rogers Place for a meeting with Connor McDavid and the Oilers on NBCSN.

Splitting Up Together: “Baby’s First Job Interview”
ABC, 9:30pm

Camille (Lindsay Price) urges Lena (Jenna Fischer) to become more active on social media to get her business off the ground. Once on Instagram, Lena messages design advice to Tamryn (guest star June Diane Raphael), a famous social media influencer who ends up hiring Lena to design her child’s play room. But Camille has doubts about Tamryn’s intentions and warns Lena that the friendship is one-sided.

Many Sides of Jane
A&E, 10pm
New Series!

Explore what life is really like for one young woman living with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), previously known as Multiple Personality Disorder, as she juggles parenting her two young boys and navigating her complicated relationship with her mother and her past. This is the first series of its kind that showcases this disorder in such an intimate light. Jane graciously allows cameras into her private day-to-day life, including her intense therapy sessions, to capture every moment.

The Rookie: “Redwood”
ABC, 10pm

An unscheduled visit by the vice president of the United States puts the station on high alert. The Secret Service tasks Officer Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and Officer Bishop (Afton Williamson) with checking out a possible threat to the vice president while the rest of the team try to keep the streets clear and safe for his visit.

Legend Hunter: “Jack the Ripper Revealed”
Travel Channel, 10pm

Pat Spain sets out to try to solve the infamous Jack the Ripper murders that took place in late 1800s London. His investigation uncovers evidence that links a new suspect to the brutal slayings.

Temptation Island: “Single Again”
USA Network, 10pm

The men and women go on their first dates with the singles.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

NHL Hockey
NBCSN, beginning at 7:30pm Live

NBCSN’s Wednesday Night Hockey doubleheader has the Washington Capitals in Toronto to face off with the Maple Leafs and the Nashville Predators in Vegas to tilt with the Golden Knights.

The Goldbergs: “I Coulda Been a Lawyer”
ABC, 8pm

Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) decides their street needs another stop sign and pleads her case to the city comptroller. Barry (Troy Gentile) panics when he realizes he’s neglected his college applications, but the situation only gets worse once Murray (Jeff Garlin) is involved. Meanwhile, Erica (Hayley Orrantia) struggles with her career choice.

Riverdale: “Chapter Forty-Five: The Stranger”
The CW, 8pm

With SATs around the corner, Alice (Mädchen Amick) and FP (Skeet Ulrich) urge Jughead (Cole Sprouse) and Betty (Lili Reinhart) to stop investigating G&G and start focusing on their SAT prep. However, when Alice takes things one step too far, Betty is forced to come face-to-face with someone from her past. Finally, Jughead makes a bold move against the Gargoyle Gang.

NBA Basketball
ESPN, beginning at 8pm Live

The San Antonio Spurs head east to face the Philadelphia 76ers, followed by the Denver Nuggets taking on the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City.

Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back: “Catfish Cabin”
FOX, 8pm

Gordon and his mobile “Hell on Wheels” truck travels to Memphis, Tenn., to help Catfish Cabin, a struggling Southern-style restaurant.

Chicago Med: “The Things We Do”
NBC, 8pm

Dr. Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) rushes to rescue Dr. Manning (Torrey DeVitto) after she is involved in a Medevac helicopter crash. The personal drama between Drs. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) and Bekker (Norma Kuhling) boils over. Drs. Charles (Oliver Platt) and Choi (Brian Tee) work to help a patient come to terms with their addiction. April (Yaya DaCosta) helps Elsa (Molly Bernard) deal with the loss of her first patient.

Modern Family: “Whanex?”
ABC, 9pm

While preparing a presentation for his students about their future goals, Cam (Eric Stonestreet) must also contend with a bully at the school. Meanwhile, the local mall is holding a photo shoot for its new ad campaign and Gloria (Sofia Vergara) tricks Phil (Ty Burrell) and Joe (Jeremy Maguire) into participating.

Chicago Fire: “Make This Right”
NBC, 9pm

When the firehouse is called to a motorcycle crash, Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Severide (Taylor Kinney) sense that the details don’t add up and work to determine exactly what transpired. A rift develops between Mouch (Christian Stolte) and Otis (Yuri Sardarov). Brett (Kara Killmer), Foster (Annie Ilonzeh) and Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) work to secretly fix a dent they believe they unknowingly caused in the ambulance bumper.

NOVA: “Kilauea: Hawaii on Fire”
PBS, 9pm

Scientists and residents take a breathtaking journey to investigate the Kilauea volcano’s recent spike in activity. Along the way, discover how Hawaii’s distinctive volcanoes formed in the first place and what they tell us about the future of Hawaii.

The Magicians: “A Flock of Lost Birds”
Syfy, 9pm
Season Premiere!

In the Season 4 opener, Brian takes a friend out for ice cream, and Sam is one week away from retirement.

Criminal Minds: “Chameleon”
CBS, 10pm

Rossi (Joe Mantegna) questions his actions in the aftermath of a near-death struggle with a serial killer who appears to have outsmarted the BAU in the new episode “Chameleon.”

Chicago P.D.: “Outrage”
NBC, 10pm

While chasing a heroin supplier, CPD crosses paths with a convicted criminal recently released on a technicality, and Halstead’s (Jesse Lee Soffer) history with the man threatens the team’s ability to put him back in prison.

Deadly Class: “Noise, Noise, Noise”
Syfy, 10pm

Dealing with the guilt of killing Rory, Marcus has a party at Shabnam’s, and all the school is invited.

Suits: “Rocky 8”
USA Network, 10pm

Harvey (Gabriel Macht) laces up for a rematch against an old foe. Louis (Rick Hoffman) struggles to hold the reins of the firm.

Pure
WGN America, 10pm
New Series!

This crime drama imported from Canada follows Mennonite pastor Noah Funk (Ryan Robbins), a conflicted, good-hearted man trying to shield his family and preserve his faith. Seeking to rid his community of drugs and corruption, Noah gets pulled into the very world of violence and greed that he is fighting. Alex Paxton-Beesley, A.J. Buckley, Rosie Perez and Peter Outerbridge also star.

Thursday, Jan. 24

U.S. Figure Skating Championships
NBCSN, beginning at 5pm Live

Top skaters and ice dancers compete in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena. NBCSN and NBC share live coverage of the event through Sunday.

Grey’s Anatomy: “Help, I’m Alive”
ABC, 8pm

Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) questions Link’s (Chris Carmack) laid-back approach over a patient’s treatment. Maggie (Kelly McCreary) worries that Richard (James Pickens Jr.), Jackson (Jesse Williams) and Catherine (Debbie Allen) haven’t come to terms with Catherine’s diagnosis. Meanwhile, DeLuca (Giacomo Gianniotti) steps up in the O.R. when Owen (Kevin McKidd) faces a setback.

Siren
Freeform, 8pm
Season Premiere!

Season 2 of the mermaid drama begins with “The Arrival.” While preparing for the promised appearance of more mermaids in the coastal town of Bristol Cove, marine researchers Ben (Alex Roe) and Maddie (Fola Evans-Akingbola) continue to bond with mermaid Ryn (Eline Powell), not only to protect her, but also to try to help save her entire civilization.

A Million Little Things: “the day before…”
ABC, 9pm

We go back to the day before Jon’s (Ron Livingston) death, before everything seemed to have fallen apart. Jon is struggling both in his personal and work life, Delilah (Stephanie Szostak) and Eddie (David Giuntoli) make plans to tell Jon about their secret affair, and Maggie (Allison Miller) attempts to start her new life in Boston.

Legacies: “Maybe I Should Start From the End”
The CW, 9pm

After discovering that Landon (Aria Shahghasemi) is in trouble, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) and Alaric (Matthew Davis) set out in search for him. Along the way, they uncover some startling information about Landon’s past.

The Orville: “All the World Is Birthday Cake”
FOX, 9pm

The Orville makes first contact and a new crew member joins the ship.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “The Tattler”
NBC, 9pm

Jake (Andy Samberg) and Gina (Chelsea Peretti) revisit their past at their 20th high school reunion, and Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio) helps Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) with her love life.

Fam: “Stealing Time”
CBS, 9:30pm

In the new episode “Stealing Time,” Freddy (Gary Cole) must negotiate with a merciless pawn shop owner to recover a treasured watch that Shannon (Odessa Adlon) stole from Walt (Brian Stokes Mitchell).

The Good Place: “Pandemonium”
NBC, 9:30pm
Season Finale!

Season 3 of the Ted Danson- and Kristen Bell-headlined sitcom comes to a close tonight.

Broad City
Comedy Central, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Abbi (Abbi Jacobson) and Ilana (Ilana Glazer) are back for a fifth and final season of their comedy based on their real-life friendship and adventures in New York City.

The Other Two
Comedy Central, 10:30pm
New Series!

When their 13-year-old brother (Case Walker) achieves massive internet stardom, an aspiring actor (Drew Tarver) and his slacker sister (Heléne York) struggle to find themselves and prove their merit. Molly Shannon and Ken Marino also star.

Friday, Jan. 25

Black Earth Rising
Netflix
New Series!

This thriller follows a Rwandan woman, orphaned by that country’s genocide and raised in London by an adoptive mother, who is trying to learn the truth of her past.

Kingdom
Netflix
New Series!

This South Korean series is set during Korea’s medieval Joseon period. It tells the story of a crown prince who is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious plague that is spreading across the country. The truth threatens the kingdom, especially when he discovers that it is a horrific epidemic in the form of zombies.

Polar
Netflix
Original Film!

The world’s top assassin (Mads Mikkelsen) is about to go into retirement when he reluctantly finds himself back in the game, battling an army of younger and faster killers who have been tasked with silencing him.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Netflix
New Episodes!

The remaining six episodes of this comedy’s fourth and final season launch today. The series, starring Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski and Carol Kane, has earned 18 Emmy nominations, including four Outstanding Comedy Series nods.

Fresh Off the Boat: “Legends of the Fortieth”
ABC, 8pm

Louis (Randall Park) is obsessed with the great outdoors after seeing Legends of the Fall, so for his 40th birthday, he decides that the family needs to go camping. Horrified, the kids try to convince him otherwise. Meanwhile, Honey (Chelsey Crisp) gives Jessica (Constance Wu) tips about the best gift to give Louis on his milestone birthday.

I Lived With a Killer
REELZ Channel, 8pm
New Series!

What happens when an infamous murderer is someone you live with and love? In each episode, this series brings a haunting new twist to cases that terrified the public, with powerful stories from the family members of killers. Viewers will hear from BTK Killer Dennis Rader’s daughter Kerri Rawson, the Green River Killer Gary Ridgway’s wife Judith Lorraine Lynch, Salvatore “Sammy The Bull” Gravano’s daughter Karen Gravano, D.C. Sniper John Allen Muhammad’s wife Mildred Muhammad and many more.

SAG Awards 25th Anniversary Movie Marathon
TCM, beginning at 8pm

Ahead of Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards ceremony, Turner Classic Movies begins a 48-hour marathon of films featuring personalities who have been honored by SAG with Life Achievement Awards over the years. Tonight’s lineup includes films starring Eddie Cantor, Bob Hope, Barbara Stanwyck, James Stewart, Edward G. Robinson and Gregory Peck.

Speechless: “O– OUR M-A– MAGEDDON”
ABC, 8:30pm

Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) is horrified to realize people see her as a mini version of Maya (Minnie Driver) and makes a point to exert her individuality. JJ (Micah Fowler) and Ray (Mason Cook) each cope with their feelings for their shared crush, Izzy (Kayla Maisonet).

Sydney to the Max
Disney Channel, 8:25pm
New Series!

Outgoing middle schooler Sydney Reynolds (Ruth Righi) lives with her single dad Max (Ian Reed Kesler) in the house he grew up in, along with her progressive grandmother Judy (Caroline Rhea). Whenever Judy shares stories of Max’s childhood, the series flashes back to the ’90s and proves that the teenage antics of young Max (Jackson Dollinger) parallel Sydney’s adventures. In the series premiere, “Can’t Dye This,” Sydney wants to change up her hairstyle for the first day of seventh grade and takes matters into her own hands.

Great Performances: “‘Doubt’ From Minnesota Opera”
PBS, 9pm

The Minnesota Opera stages an adaptation of John Patrick Shanley’s hit 2005 Broadway play — and the 2008 film — about what happens when suspicion leads to a battle of wills at a Bronx Catholic school.

Saturday, Jan. 26

College Basketball
FS1, CBS & ESPN2, beginning at 12pm Live

A full Saturday of college basketball features Ohio State at Nebraska (FS1), Virginia at Notre Dame (CBS), Marquette at Xavier (FS1) and Syracuse at Virginia Tech (ESPN2).

SnowComing
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Samantha (Lindy Booth) returns home for her town’s winter festival to celebrate her father’s retirement from coaching. Her hopes for a quiet visit are dashed when she discovers that NFL quarterback Jake (Trevor Donovan), her high school sweetheart, is also there.

Love You to Death
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

This shocking tale is inspired by the true story of a mother and daughter whose secret and tumultuous relationship ends in murder. Camile (Marcia Gay Harden) is the perfect caretaker and mother to her sickly and wheelchair-bound daughter, Esme (Emily Skeggs). When Camile is found stabbed to death and Esme vanishes, it is revealed that Esme is a victim of Munchausen syndrome by proxy and her controlling, abusive mother only made her believe she was ill. Tate Donovan and Brennan Keel Cook also star.

2019 NHL All-Star Game
NBC, 8pm Live

The NHL moves its All-Star Game to Saturday this year as festivities take place in San Jose, Calif. The format of the game will again have the four divisions competing in a 3-on-3 tournament.

Slenderman Stabbing: The Untold Story
REELZ Channel, 8pm

This two-hour documentary tells the shocking real story behind the infamous 2014 Wisconsin crime in which two 12-year-old girls stabbed their friend nearly to death supposedly at the behest of fictitious internet child-stalker “Slender Man.” The special features details about the girls’ macabre planning and events that led to the stabbing, as well as the arrests, trials and sentencing, including never-before-seen evidence like journal entries from one of the girls and evidence from her defense team not presented in court.

NBA Basketball: Golden State at Boston
ABC, 8:30pm Live

ABC’s Saturday NBA showcase has Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors at Boston’s TD Garden for a matchup against Kyrie Irving and the Celtics.

Planet Earth: Dynasties: “Chimpanzee”
BBC America, AMC, IFC & SundanceTV, 9pm

The nature documentary series continues with “Chimpanzee,” in which David, a Senegal chimpanzee group’s alpha male for three years, faces challenges from rivals looking to overthrow him.

Valentine’s Day & Adoption Ever After Preview Special
Hallmark Channel, 10pm

Alison Sweeney and Larissa Wohl host a first look at Hallmark Channel’s original Valentine’s movies, inaugural Cat Bowl, Kitten Bowl VI and the 2019 American Rescue Dog Show.

Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin’
HBO, 10pm

Comedian Amanda Seales gets her own hourlong comedy special, which was filmed at NYC’s Edison Ballroom.