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Thursday, Feb. 6: Edie Falco Stars as L.A. Police Chief ‘Tommy’ Thomas

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Thursday, Feb. 6

CBS, 10pm
New Series!

Edie Falco stars as Abigail “Tommy” Thomas, a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female chief of police for Los Angeles. She uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to keep social, political and national security issues from hindering effective law enforcement in the Southland — but that’s not going to be easy.

Figure Skating: ISU Four Continents Championships
NBCSN, 3pm

The world’s best figure skaters outside Europe compete at the ISU Four Continents Championships held in Seoul, South Korea. Coverage starts with the ladies’ short program today on NBCSN and continues on NBCSN and NBC through Sunday.

Katy Keene
The CW, 8pm
New Series!

The CW’s Archie Comics universe expands beyond Riverdale in this new series starring Lucy Hale as the title character, an aspiring fashion designer. The series follows the lives and loves of Katy, singer/songwriter Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), performer Jorge Lopez/Ginger (Jonny Beauchamp) and “it” girl Pepper Smith (Julia Chan) as they chase their 20-something dreams in New York City.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
NBC, 8pm
Season Premiere!

The acclaimed comedy starring Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero and more of a terrific ensemble cast is back for Season 7 with a special one-hour premiere tonight. The hit series has also already been renewed for Season 8.

The Sinner
USA Network, 9pm
Season Premiere!

Bill Pullman returns as Detective Harry Ambrose for Season 3 of this thrilling anthology series. This time, a tragic car accident involving a revered teacher (Matt Bomer) on the outskirts of Dorchester, in upstate New York, uncovers a hidden crime that pulls Ambrose into the most dangerous and disturbing case of his career.

NBC, 9:30pm
New Series!

Some familiar faces make a welcome return to the sitcom world in NBC’s new generation-gap laugher. Fran Drescher (The Nanny) and Steven Weber (Wings) star as broke baby-boomer parents who have to move in with their son’s family. Also stars Adam Pally (The Mindy Project) and Abby Elliott (Saturday Night Live).

USA Network, 10pm
New Series!

Rosario Dawson, who is also a producer, stars in this anthology series based on Ross Thomas’ Edgar Award-winning 1984 crime novel, with USA Network saying the drama will update Thomas’ sense of fun, danger and place for a new generation. The place is a small, quirky Texas community that is the hometown of investigator Allegra Dill (Dawson), who is drawn back there after her police officer sister is murdered in a car bombing. Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot) is an executive producer.

Friday, Feb. 7

Horse Girl
Original Film!

Alison Brie stars in this darkly humorous psychological thriller as a socially awkward arts-and-crafts store employee who is more content in the company of horses and supernatural crime shows than people. But when a series of strangely lucid dreams upends the simplicity of her waking life, she becomes increasingly unable to distinguish the logic of her dreams from reality.

Locke & Key
New Series!

Based on the comic books by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, this series follows three siblings who, after the murder of their father, move to their ancestral home and find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. Unfortunately, a demon also wants the keys, and will do anything to get them. Carlton Cuse (Lost) is a showrunner and cowrote a few of the episodes.

My Holo Love
New Series!

In this series from South Korea, a woman with a disorder causing her to not recognize familiar faces lives a reclusive life until she starts using an artificial intelligence program called Holo, whose appearance is the same as the software developer’s. The developer falls in love with the woman, but his cold personality contrasts with that of Holo’s.

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
Apple TV+
New Series!

Created by Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Megan Ganz, this live-action comedy series follows a team of video game developers as they navigate the challenges of running a popular video game. In addition to McElhenney, who stars as the fictional company’s creative director, Ian Grimm, the ensemble cast also includes Academy Award-winner F. Murray Abraham, Danny Pudi, Imani Hakim, Charlotte Nicdao, David Hornsby, Ashly Burch, and Jessie Ennis. All nine half-hour episodes of Season 1 are available to stream Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+. The series has already been renewed for Season 2.

The Waltons: “The Separation”
MeTV, 12pm

A misunderstanding and plain stubborn pride cause a rift between the Walton grandparents.

Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers
Comedy Central, 11pm

Steph Tolev explains what it’s like being a Canadian woman in Los Angeles, Ron Taylor discusses a common sports movie trope, and Mark Ellis reveals what makes him cry.

High Maintenance
HBO, 11pm
Season Premiere!

Ben Sinclair returns as The Guy for the nine-episode fourth season of the critically acclaimed show that uses a marijuana dealer to tell a variety of distinctly authentic, empathetic and insightful stories about his New York City community.

Saturday, Feb. 8

College Basketball
CBS, FOX, ESPN & ESPN2, beginning at 12pm Live

Saturday’s college hoops highlights include Michigan State at Michigan (FOX), Kentucky at Tennessee (CBS), Seton Hall at Villanova (FOX), Virginia at Louisville (ESPN), Duke at North Carolina (ESPN) and Oklahoma State at Baylor (ESPN2).

XFL Football
ABC & FOX, beginning at 2pm Live

After 19 years, the XFL pro football league is back and kicks off its season with the Seattle Dragons at the DC Defenders (ABC) and the L.A. Wildcats at Houston Roughnecks (FOX). ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, FS1 and FS2 will combine to televise every game of the eight-team league’s 10-week regular season and playoffs.

2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards
IFC, 5pm

The ceremony honoring the best in independent cinema marks its 35th anniversary with tonight’s ceremony. The Lighthouse and Uncut Gems lead nominees across various categories with five nods each.

The Neighbor in the Window
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

When upbeat, outgoing Karen (Jamie-Lynn Sigler), her husband and their young son relocate to Washington, Karen looks forward to starting a new life. She meets Lisa (Jenn Lyon), her beautiful, charming neighbor, and they quickly bond. But Lisa soon starts lying to Karen and about Karen to others. Lisa cleverly sets herself up as Karen’s victim, until every aspect of Karen’s new life starts to unravel.

Seven Worlds, One Planet: “Asia”
BBC America, 9pm

Our most varied, extreme and largest continent — Asia, which stretches from the Arctic Circle to the equator — is explored tonight. Walrus gather in huge numbers in the frozen north and brown bears roam remote Russian volcanoes. This is a world of the rarely seen, from yeti-like monkeys in the mountain forests of China to the most bizarre predator in the baking deserts of Iran. Asia is the largest of all continents, but it seems there’s not enough space for wildlife. The deep jungles provide sanctuary for the last few Sumatran rhino.

In Memoriam
Investigation Discovery, 9pm

This documentary feature details the reality of life in an America where there is an active shooter incident every 12 days. In the film, wounded survivors, grieving relatives and first responders from three recent massacres — the attacks at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, the Sutherland Springs Baptist Church in Texas and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. — relive the moment their lives changed forever.

Sunday, Feb. 9

NASCAR: Daytona 500 Qualifying
FOX & FS1, beginning at 12pm Live

Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway start the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season with Daytona 500 qualifying (FOX) and the Busch Clash at Daytona (FS1).

The 92nd Annual Academy Awards
ABC, 8pm Live

Hollywood’s biggest stars come out for Hollywood’s biggest night. Once again, there will be no host for the festivities, but that won’t put a damper on the excitement as viewers see who picks up the coveted trophies.

The Aquarium
Animal Planet, 8pm
Season Premiere!

The docuseries that offers a behind-the-scenes look at Atlanta’s Georgia Aquarium returns for Season 2. This season will include the stories of a sneaky moray eel moving from one habitat to another, a giant sea turtle named Tank who needs to learn healthier eating habits, a follow-up with rescued baby sea otter Gibson as he learns to become a more independent pup and more.

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
FS1, 8pm

FOX Sports’ coverage of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City begins tonight on FS1 with the Masters Agility Championship finals. FS1’s coverage continues Monday in primetime with group competitions, and concludes Tuesday night with the final group competitions and the Best in Show competition.

Power: “Exactly How We Planned”
Starz, 8pm
Series Finale!

Tonight marks the end of the hit crime drama that was brought to us by rapper 50 Cent, who had a recurring role in the six seasons and was one of the executive producers. “Don’t trip,” he told fans on his Instagram account early in the season, “I have four spinoff shows coming.”

Shahs of Sunset: “Naked Jenga and Afraid”
Bravo, 9pm
Season Premiere!

The Shahs are back, and all grown up! While Mike boasts that his bad boy ways are behind him after finding the love of his life, newly single Nema is ready to mingle. Reza and Adam celebrate their new crib with the ultimate Persian housewarming party and invite the new girl in town, Sara, to join in on the fun. As trouble begins to brew among the group, everyone is shocked to find that the most unexpected person might be to blame.

PBS, 9pm

At loggerheads over the disappearance of Miss Lambe, Charlotte and Sidney comb the London underworld to find her. Meanwhile, Tom tries to save Sanditon and his marriage, and Edward and Clara hatch a cunning plot to seize Lady Denham’s legacy.

Showtime, 9pm
Season Premiere!

The 12-episode final season begins tonight and picks up with Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) recovering from months of brutal confinement in a Russian gulag. Her body is healing, but her memory remains fractured — which is a problem for Saul (Mandy Patinkin), now national security adviser to the newly ascendant President Warner (Beau Bridges). Against medical advice, Saul asks Carrie to walk with him into the lion’s den — one last time.

These Woods Are Haunted
Travel Channel, 9pm
Season Premiere!

The series that explores creepy happenings in the great outdoors returns. In the premiere, a late-night fishing trip becomes a living nightmare when two brothers encounter a monster at the lake. Then, three Bigfoot hunters become the hunted while camping in the Ozarks.

Wrong Man
Starz, 9:50pm
Season Premiere!

This series examines the cases of three different inmates who are serving life sentences on murder convictions but who claim their innocence. In the second season, the series will continue to uncover new theories and reveal startling new evidence that could prove that three more inmates, two of whom are women, are, in fact, not guilty. After the premiere episode, the show will air in its usual 9pm time slot.

Vienna Blood
PBS, 10pm

Their latest investigation draws Max and Oskar into the sphere of nationalistic groups who despise Vienna’s immigrants. Max’s fiancée is provoked into taking daring risks before the murderer’s shocking rationale is finally revealed.

Curse of the Bermuda Triangle
Science Channel, 10pm
New Series!

A team of savvy boat captains and experienced divers, who comprise the Triangle Research and Investigation Group (TRIG), seeks to unravel some of the biggest secrets surrounding the infamous Bermuda Triangle in this series. In the premiere, the TRIG team investigates the case in which a squadron of Navy aircraft known as Flight 19 flew into the Triangle on a routine training mission in 1945 and was never seen again.

Showtime, 10pm
Season Premiere!

Jim Carrey returns as iconic children’s television host Jeff Pickles. The second season picks up moments after Season 1’s cliffhanger and, with his beloved Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time off the air for the first time in 30 years, Jeff must find a way to communicate with his many fans who still need him.

The Alaska Triangle
Travel Channel, 10pm
New Series!

This series investigates the mysteries surrounding a vast expanse of rugged Alaskan wilderness known as the “Alaska Triangle,” from disappearances to sightings of strange creatures and more. In the series premiere, an eyewitness shares startling video evidence of extraterrestrial activity in Fairbanks, and a UFO hunter flies over Alaska’s highest mountain in search of a secret underground alien base.

FOX Nation: In Depth
FOX News Channel, 10pm

FOX News Channel presents this one-hour special hosted by FOX Nation’s travel and lifestyle personality Abby Hornacek. The program will take viewers behind the scenes of FOX Nation, the on-demand subscription based platform to spotlight the most popular shows and upcoming programming for the month of February. Alongside lifestyle and sports host Kacie McDonnell, the duo will preview new and exclusive content such as the premiere season of The Pursuit! With John Rich, hosted by country music star John Rich, and the VIP FOX Nation Super Tailgate that took place at Super Bowl LIV.

Monday, Feb. 10

College Basketball: Florida State at Duke
ESPN, 7pm Live

The Florida State Seminoles head to Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., to face the Duke Blue Devils in a clash of ACC elites.

9-1-1: Lone Star: “Studs”
FOX, 8pm

Owen (Rob Lowe) and the crew race to a brawl at a male strip club in the new episode “Studs.”

The Neighborhood: “Welcome to the Bad Review”
CBS, 8pm

Dave (Max Greenfield) puts his professional conflict mediator skills to the test when he offers to help Calvin (Cedric the Entertainer) find out why his employees are quitting in the new episode “Welcome to the Bad Review.”

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

The Top 10 finalists perform, including four golden buzzer acts and six performers from the semifinals.

Prodigal Son: “Eye of the Needle”
FOX, 9pm

In the new episode “Eye of the Needle,” Malcolm (Tom Payne) and Jessica (Bellamy Young) must track down the tip-line caller turned killer who is blackmailing Jessica.

Twisted Love: “Love and Hot Lead”
Investigation Discovery, 9pm

Jennifer Jones is 18 years old when she meets her sister’s girlfriend, Bobbi Jo Smith. The two hook up behind the sister’s back, and before long become obsessively inseparable. But when Bobbi Jo’s roommate, 49-year-old Bob Dow, develops feelings for Jennifer, those feelings become deadly.

No Passport Required: “Las Vegas”
PBS, 9pm

Explore Las Vegas and its deep-rooted Chinese community, from the Strip’s neon-lit casinos to modest shopping malls. Chef Marcus Samuelsson learns about diverse food traditions and meets a new wave of chefs transforming their parents’ cuisine.

The Good Doctor: “Influence”
ABC, 10pm

After Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) treats a patient who is a social influencer, he deals with unwanted attention. Meanwhile, the team treats a woman who is in abdominal distress after an at-home fecal transplant; and Dr. Carly Lever’s (Jasika Nicole) efforts to separate Shaun from Lea (Paige Spara) are challenged.

Manifest: “Return Trip”
NBC, 10pm

Ben (Josh Dallas) and Saanvi (Parveen Kaur) work together to orchestrate a surprising family reunion for an emotionally closed-off Flight 828 passenger. Meanwhile, Olive (Luna Blaise) drifts further away from her family, Jared (J.R. Ramirez) learns more about a growing cabal of anti-828 sentiment, and Michaela (Melissa Roxburgh) finds herself out on a limb when baggage from Zeke’s (Matt Long) past threatens to destroy his tenuous new life.

Operación Pacífico
Telemundo, 10pm
New Series!

Majida Issa and Mark Tacher star in Telemundo’s latest “Super Series,” a police drama based on true events and filmed in Mexico and Colombia. Issa plays Capt. Amalia Ortega, a woman living a double life whose mission is to take down the most wanted Mexican drug lord.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

The Conners: “Live From Lanford”
ABC, 8pm Live

The first ever live episode of The Conners takes place on the night of the New Hampshire primary. President of ABC Entertainment Karey Burke said, “If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be in the Conners’ living room on voting night, you’re about to find out.”

NCIS: “Lonely Hearts”
CBS, 8pm

In the new episode “Lonely Hearts,” the lead suspect in an NCIS murder investigation is a woman Gibbs’ (Mark Harmon) friend, Phillip Brooks (guest star Don Lake), met on a dating site.

The Resident: “Free Fall”
FOX, 8pm

After his termination from the hospital, Conrad (Matt Czuchry) has difficulty figuring out his next step and distracts himself by accompanying a patient on a zero-gravity adventure in the new episode “Free Fall.”

Finding Your Roots: “Slave Trade”
PBS, 8pm

Upending their notions of African American history, host Henry Louis Gates Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery.

FBI: “Legacy”
CBS, 9pm

In the new episode “Legacy,” the team works to discover who stole a truck filled with armor-piercing rifles and what they have planned for the stolen weapons.

Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back: “Southern Kitchen”
FOX, 9pm

Gordon Ramsay travels to Southern Kitchen in Richmond, Va., as he and his crew must help a tight-knit family being torn apart by bankruptcy after putting everything they have into their restaurant.

Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes
HBO, 9pm

Interweaving priceless archival footage of Muhammad Ali’s many appearances on The Dick Cavett Show with insights from a number of authors, sports commentators and members of Ali’s inner circle, this film tracks the three-time heavyweight boxing champion’s most memorable fights and personal battles to paint an illuminating portrait of a man whose impact on the civil rights movement rivals his feats in the boxing ring.

This Is Us: “A Hell of a Week: Part Three”
NBC, 9pm

Kate (Chrissy Metz) finds strength in unexpected places.

American Experience: “The Fight”
PBS, 9pm

Explore the stories of two men, boxers Max Schmeling of Germany and American Joe Louis, culminating in what was arguably the most politicized sporting event in history: the 1938 heavyweight championship of the world.

black-ish: “The Gauntlet”
ABC, 9:30pm

Dre (Anthony Anderson) thought he was the best gift-giver, but Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) tells him she prefers meaningful gifts over expensive ones, so he does his best to get her something she’ll love on Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, Ruby (Jenifer Lewis) teaches Jack (Miles Brown) how to get a girl after she hears about his love troubles, but her antiquated ways don’t help.

For Life
ABC, 10pm
New Series!

An innocent man serving a life sentence becomes a lawyer while in prison, fighting cases on behalf of his fellow inmates while figuring out how to overturn his own conviction.

Project Blue Book: “Hopkinsville”
History, 10pm

When alleged alien beings invade a home in rural Kentucky, Hynek (Aidan Gillen) and Quinn (Michael Malarkey) are brought in on the CIA’s top-secret program, MK Ultra, which believes the attack may be the start of a much larger invasion.

New Amsterdam: “In the Graveyard”
NBC, 10pm

The doctors stop at nothing to help their patients following a shocking realization that prompts a change in the hospital. Meanwhile, Reynolds (Jocko Sims) must make an important decision in his career.

Cherish the Day
OWN, 10pm
New Series!

Ava DuVernay (Queen Sugar) brings us this new anthology series that chronicles a couple’s relationship over five years, each episode spanning one single day. The narrative will unfold to reveal significant moments in a relationship, from the extraordinary to the everyday, that compel us to hold true to the ones we love. Xosha Roquemore, Alano Miller and Cicely Tyson star.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You
Original Film!

In this follow-up to To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter (Noah Centineo) are now officially a couple. But when another recipient of one of her old love letters reenters her life, Lara Jean is confronted with a dilemma: Can she love two boys at the same time? Anna Cathcart, Janel Parrish, Madeleine Arthur, Jordan Fisher and Holland Taylor also star.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey: “Something in the Water”
Bravo, 8pm

As the ladies head to the Jersey shore, Jennifer considers whether it’s worth apologizing to Melissa. Meanwhile, Frankie and Gia go to prom. Melissa plans to tell Danielle to keep away from the group, and Jennifer and Margaret go head-to-head over their friendship with Teresa.

Survivor: Winners at War
CBS, 8pm
Season Premiere!

Survivor begins its 40th season with a two-hour premiere episode tonight, which promises to be the most epic season yet, as it features 20 past winners including fan favorites Boston Rob Mariano and his now-wife Amber Brkich, Sandra Diaz-Twine, Yul Kwon, Parvati Shallow, Ethan Zohn and more.

The Masked Singer: “Masking for a Friend: Group A”
FOX, 8pm

Actress Leah Remini joins the panel as Group A contestants take the stage for a third time and are pared down to the top three in their group.

Chicago Med: “It May Not Be Forever”
NBC, 8pm

Drs. Manning (Torrey DeVitto) and Marcel (Dominic Rains) disagree over an abusive husband. Dr. Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) struggles with ethics and his decision to work at the safe injection site. Dr. Charles (Oliver Platt) and Elsa (Molly Bernard) reveal a misdiagnosis that may change a family’s life.

Modern Family: “Paris”
ABC, 9pm

In one last family trip, the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan head to Paris so Jay (Ed O’Neill) can accept a lifetime achievement award for his work in the closet industry. Meanwhile, Claire (Julie Bowen) has a secret rendezvous in one of the most romantic cities in the world, and Cam’s (Eric Stonestreet) lifelong dream of performing as Fizbo on the streets of Paris is about to become a reality.

LEGO Masters: “Space Smash”
FOX, 9pm

In the new episode “Space Smash,” contestants craft everything from aliens to massive rocket ships. The twist of the task is to build an item that not only looks amazing from the outside, but also impresses when it gets smashed in slow motion.

Chicago Fire: “Shut It Down”
NBC, 9pm

A series of mysterious gas leaks has members of Firehouse 51 puzzled and spread thin. Brett (Kara Killmer) is conflicted when her birth mother gets serious about tracking her down. Severide (Taylor Kinney) misunderstands his role as Cruz’s (Joe Minoso) best man. Mouch (Christian Stolte) bites off more than he can chew.

The Soup
E!, 10pm
Season Premiere!

The iconic, pop-culture commentary comedy returns with a new host — comedian and actress Jade Catta-Preta. The weekly half-hour series will feature Catta-Preta’s unfiltered take on the buzziest clips of the week across entertainment and social media.

Chicago P.D.: “Center Mass”
NBC, 10pm

A homeless man’s murder leads Intelligence to a criminal who has evaded capture for years. Rojas (Lisseth Chavez) has a troubling experience with a young, mentally ill man.

Expedition With Steve Backshall: “Borneo Dark Shadow”
PBS, 10pm

Follow Steve Backshall as he drops down a sinkhole to explore a series of underground Bornean caves threatened by deforestation and limestone quarrying. The journey may lead to the potential to explore other undiscovered subterranean worlds.

Richard Hammond’s Big
Science Channel, 10pm
New Series!

British car aficionado Richard Hammond hosts this nine-part series that spotlights engineering at its finest with the biggest structures in the world. From Italy to Austria to the Netherlands and beyond, Hammond goes behind the scenes of these colossal structures and machines to understand the science of “big.”

Expedition X
Discovery Channel, 11:10pm
New Series!

This spinoff of Expedition Unknown is also hosted by Josh Gates, who is joined by scientist Phil Torres and paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot to investigate reports of supernatural encounters, mysterious creatures and extraterrestrial phenomena.

Thursday, Feb. 13

Love Is Blind
New Series!

Nick and Vanessa Lachey host this series in which singles who want to be loved for who they are, not what they look like, talk to a stream of potential love interests without ever seeing them. When a meaningful connection is made, they propose and then lay their eyes on their fiancé/fiancée for the first time. Can they then turn their emotional connection into a physical one before their wedding day?

Narcos: Mexico
Season Premiere!

This companion series to Narcos, which is set in the 1980s as it explores the origin of the modern drug war, returns for Season 2.

NASCAR: Bluegreen Vacations Duel at Daytona
FS1, beginning at 7pm Live

FS1 airs the pair of 150-mile qualifying races at Daytona International Speedway that will finalize the starting lineup for the 62nd Daytona 500.

Young Sheldon: “A Boyfriend’s Ex-Wife and a Good Luck Head Rub”
CBS, 8pm
Guest Star Alert!

Meemaw (Annie Potts) meets Dale’s (returning guest star Craig T. Nelson) ex-wife, June (guest star Reba McEntire), in the new episode “A Boyfriend’s Ex-Wife and a Good Luck Head Rub.”

Last Man Standing: “Break Out the Campaign”
FOX, 8pm

Vanessa (Nancy Travis) turns to Mike (Tim Allen) and Carol (guest star Tisha Campbell) for advice on her state assembly campaign in the new episode “Break Out the Campaign.”

A Year in Music: “1979”
AXS TV, 8:30pm

Former MTV VJ Downtown Julie Brown looks back at the music of 1979, from the rise and fall of disco to the release of Michael Jackson’s breakout solo album Off the Wall and more.

Outmatched: “Bullying”
FOX, 8:30pm

In the new episode “Bullying,” Mike (Jason Biggs) and Kay (Maggie Lawson) look into a charter school for Marc (Jack Stanton) after he is brought into the principal’s office for bullying his teacher.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Pimento”
NBC, 8:30pm

Adrian Pimento (Jason Mantzoukas) shows up unexpectedly to seek Jake (Andy Samberg) and Charles’ (Joe Lo Truglio) help after claiming someone is trying to kill him. Meanwhile, the rest of the squad endures a Workplace Conflict seminar.

Deputy: “10-8 Search and Rescue”
FOX, 9pm

While assisting the fire department, a sheriff’s deputy discovers a suspicious car in the forest that leads them to a missing girl in the new episode “10-8 Search and Rescue.”

Will & Grace: “Of Mouse and Men”
NBC, 9pm

Worried about Grace (Debra Messing) being a single mother, Marilyn (guest star Blythe Danner) goes behind Grace’s back to fix her up with a beagle-breeding couple interested in adopting Grace’s baby. Will (Eric McCormack) gets enlisted by Karen (Megan Mullally) to deal with a PR nightmare created by a homophobic player on her baseball team. Jack (Sean Hayes) and Estefan (guest star Brian Jordan Alvarez) go to extreme lengths to get rid of a mouse.

In Ice Cold Blood
Oxygen, 9pm
Season Premiere!

Grammy winner Ice-T returns as host, lending his distinct voice to mind-blowing true stories involving sex, money, obsession — or a fatal cocktail of all three. During each hourlong episode, in-depth interviews and archival footage merge to spotlight an intriguing mystery, recounted through the lens of expert detective work, unpredictable twists and jaw-dropping discoveries.

The Sinner
USA Network, 9pm

In the second episode of the new season, Detective Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) probes Jamie (Matt Bomer) further, as his explanation of the accident doesn’t quite match the evidence Ambrose is uncovering. Flashbacks of Jamie’s early life with Nick reveal a very different and complex man.

Indebted: “Everybody’s Talking About the Tooth Fairy”
NBC, 9:30pm

Dave (Adam Pally) and Rebecca (Abby Elliott) are worried that with grandparents living in the house, their kids are too spoiled. When Asher (Anders Garrett) loses his first tooth, Deb (Fran Drescher) and Stew (Steven Weber) interfere with the tooth fairy and prove Dave and Rebecca right. Meanwhile, Joanna (Jessy Hodges) lies to her new girlfriend about being a much more involved aunt than she actually is.

A Million Little Things: “daisy”
ABC, 10pm

Delilah (Stephanie Szostak) and Sophie (Lizzy Greene) come together during a family emergency; Rome (Romany Malco) and Regina (Christina Moses) learn that their potential birth mother could be in danger; and Maggie (Allison Miller) and Gary (James Roday) face a harsh reality when they attend a mutual friend’s cancer remission party.

Tommy: “There Are No Strangers Here”
CBS, 10pm

In the new episode “There Are No Strangers Here,” Tommy (Edie Falco) works to keep her officers in line when one of their own turns up dead, and some want to take extreme measures to find the perpetrator.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: “I Deserve Some Loving Too”
NBC, 10pm

Rollins (Kelli Giddish) goes undercover to root out a government worker withholding green cards in exchange for sex.