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Thursday, Feb. 7: The Pontiac Bandit Might Be Back on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

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Thursday, Feb. 7

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “A Tale of Two Bandits”
NBC, 9pm

Terry (Terry Crews) believes the Pontiac Bandit is stealing cars again, but Jake (Andy Samberg) is convinced his friend wouldn’t do that. The rest of the squad fight to keep Shaw’s a police bar after some firemen stake their claim to it.

Figure Skating: ISU Four Continents Championships
NBCSN, 5pm Live

NBCSN has live coverage of the ISU Four Continents Championships, featuring figure skaters representing nations outside of Europe, from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 7-10.

Song of Parkland
HBO, 7pm
Original Film!

This documentary follows Tony-honored drama teacher Melody Herzfeld and her Marjory Stoneman Douglas drama students as they help their community to come together and heal following a tragic shooting inside their school. They use their production of a musical to demonstrate that positivity and good things can come from the horrors they’ve witnessed.

Grey’s Anatomy: “Girlfriend in a Coma”
ABC, 8pm

A patient gives Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) some clarity on her dating situation around the holidays. The strain on Bailey (Chandra Wilson) and Ben’s (Jason George) marriage comes to a head. Meanwhile, Betty (Peyton Kennedy) drops a bomb on Owen (Kevin McKidd) and Amelia (Caterina Scorsone).

Supernatural: “Lebanon”
The CW, 8pm
Guest Star Alert!
In this special 300th episode, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) look to occult lore for a solution to their latest problem, but instead of a resolution, they find much more than either of them had anticipated. Jeffrey Dean Morgan returns as their father, John Winchester.

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
FX, 8pm

Zac Efron, Adam Devine and Anna Kendrick star in this 2016 comedy about two brothers who get more than they bargained for when they find dates for their sister’s Hawaiian wedding.

Young Sheldon: “A Math Emergency and Perky Palms”
CBS, 8:30pm

Sheldon (Iain Armitage) and Dr. Sturgis (recurring guest star Wallace Shawn) have their first fight when Dr. Sturgis marks a question wrong on Sheldon’s test in the new episode “A Math Emergency and Perky Palms.”

A Million Little Things: “someday”
ABC, 9pm

On the eve of the new restaurant opening, Delilah (Stephanie Szostak) tracks down a handsome expert to help with the last-minute details. Meanwhile, Regina (Christina Moses) struggles with her overbearing mother, who causes friction by bringing up disturbing details of her past.

S.W.A.T.: “The B-Team”
CBS, 10pm
Guest Star Alert!

Hondo (Shemar Moore) reunites with an old flame, FBI Special Agent Elle Trask (guest star Tricia Helfer), when the SWAT team works with the FBI to bring in a separatist group in possession of weapons-grade plutonium. Former NFL players Willie McGinest, Eric Dickerson and James Harrison guest-star in the new episode “The B-Team.”

Broad City: “Bitcoin & the Missing Girl”
Comedy Central, 10pm

In the new episode “Bitcoin & the Missing Girl,” Ilana (Ilana Glazer) visits an old flame to cash out her Bitcoin share, while Abbi (Abbi Jacobson) drops off her laundry for the first time and loses her favorite sweatshirt.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: “Part 33”
NBC, 10pm

As Stone (Philip Winchester) prosecutes the case of a woman who killed her abusive husband, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and her squad wrestle with the duty of testifying against her.

The Other Two: “Chase Gets a Girlfriend”
Comedy Central, 10:30pm

In the new episode “Chase Gets a Girlfriend,” Chase (Case Walker) collaborates with another up-and-coming singer on a romance, forcing Brooke (Heléne Yorke) and Cary (Drew Tarver) to confront their own current (and past) relationships.

Friday, Feb. 8

One Day at a Time
Season Premiere!

The acclaimed reboot of the classic Norman Lear comedy returns for Season 3. Justina Machado, Rita Moreno, Stephen Tobolowsky, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez and Marcel Ruiz star.

White Dragon
Prime Video
New Series!

This eight-episode thriller stars Doctor Who and Life on Mars alum John Simm as Jonah Mulray, a sheltered London professor whose wife has just died in a car accident on a mountain road in Hong Kong. When he travels there to unravel the mystery behind her death, he makes a shocking discovery and is drawn into a web of conspiracy as he searches for the truth about the woman he loved.

Hell’s Kitchen: “A Rollercoaster Ride/The Grand Finale”
FOX, 8pm
Season Finale!

In the 2-hour Season 18 finale, the final two chef-testants receive unexpected help for their final menus before the biggest service of their lives at Six Flags Magic Mountain. In the end, only one will have what it takes to be win the life-changing grand prize: $250,000 and a position at the world’s first Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Kingsman: The Secret Service
FX, 8pm

Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Samuel L. Jackson star in this 2014 action comedy about an elite, super-secret spy organization that recruits a promising street kid who just might be what the ultra-competitive training program can use.

Blindspot: “The Tale of the Book of Secrets”
NBC, 8pm

Patterson (Ashley Johnson) and Rich (Ennis Esmer) embark on a Peruvian treasure hunt in a gambit to save Jane (Jaimie Alexander).

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: “I Have to Get Out”
The CW, 9pm

Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) supports Paula (Donna Lynne Champlin) in her time of need, despite her own personal challenges. Emotions run high when Greg (Skylar Astin), Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) and Nathaniel (Scott Michael Foster) have an unfortunate encounter.

The Blacklist: “The Ethicist”
NBC, 9pm

When Red (James Spader) is sent to a federal medical institution following his request to the court for a psychiatric evaluation, Liz (Megan Boone) and Jennifer (guest star Fiona Dourif) use his time away to search for a Blacklister they believe may have valuable information about Red’s past.

Live From Lincoln Center: “Pipeline”
PBS, 9pm

In Dominique Morisseau’s new play, Nya, an inner-city teacher, is desperate to help her son. When he gets in trouble at school, Nya must confront his rage and her choices, and try to reach him before he gets pulled away forever.

2 Dope Queens
HBO, 11pm
Season Premiere!

Season 2 of the comedy special/talk show-hybrid, based on the hit podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, includes appearances by Daniel Radcliffe, Lupita Nyong’o, Keegan-Michael Key, Rory Scovel, Solomon Georgio, and Lizzo.

Saturday, Feb. 9

Alliance of American Football
CBS, 8pm Live

CBS and CBS Sports Network air Alliance of American Football games during the eight-team league’s inaugural season. CBS kicks things off tonight with a regional game featuring the San Diego Fleet at the San Antonio Commanders or the Atlanta Legends at the Orlando Apollos, depending on your local market.

The Story of Us
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Maggie Lawson stars as Jamie, who learns that her first love, Sawyer (Sam Page), is the architect of a development that would change her beloved neighborhood and threaten her bookstore. But a collection of old valentines might be the key to helping them see eye to eye.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
HBO, 8pm

HBO presents this highly celebrated 2018 theatrical film, which is an intimate look at the life and work of Fred Rogers. The documentary tells the story of the soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, writer and producer whose show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, was a staple of American childhood and PBS programming for more than 30 years.

Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Victoria Gotti herself executive produces and narrates this biopic that details what it was like for her growing up as the daughter of infamous mob boss John Gotti (portrayed by Maurice Benard, who also plays daytime drama General Hospital’s resident mobster Sonny Corinthos). Chelsea Frei plays Victoria in the film, which reveals the glamour, glitz and unique hardships of her world as she tried to reconcile the loving father she adored with a man the outside world was determined to bring down.

NBA Basketball: Oklahoma City at Houston
ABC, 8:30pm Live
ABC’s Saturday primetime NBA matchup has Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder in Houston to face James Harden and the Rockets.

Planet Earth: Dynasties: “Painted Wolf”
BBC America, IFC & SundanceTV, 9pm

This episode features a painted wolf named Tait, matriarch of one of the last great families of endangered African wild dogs in Zimbabwe’s Zambezi River floodplain. Tait has ruled her dynasty and kept the peace for many years, but tensions are rising as Tait’s power is waning with age.