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The five-part documentary, Earnin’ It: The NFL’s Forward Progress, profiles umpires, coaches and other women making careers in the male-dominated world of professional football. Anytime, peacock

Goodbye, Norma Jeane: Reframed: Marilyn Monroe, the four-part profile of the on-screen icon, concludes with back-to-back new episodes. 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. CNN

In the new TV movie Deadly House Call, a woman fears her ailing father’s caregiver is after his fortune. With Joanne Jansen. 8pm lifetime

The new series The Walking Dead: Origins delves into the backstories of four of the main characters of the long-running horror drama – Daryl, Carol, Maggie and the nefarious Negan. 9 p.m. AMC

High-stakes drama Billions returns for a sixth season starring Paul Giamatti and Maggie Siff but without their original co-star Damian Lewis. 9 p.m. show time


Matt Damon and Adam Driver go medieval in Ridley Scott’s 2021 historical drama The Last Duel, set in 14th-century France and based on the book by Eric Jager. Ben Affleck and Jodie Comer from Killing Eve also star. 6:20 p.m. HBO

The new unscripted series “March” enters the field with the top-tier marching band of Prairie View A&M University as they compete against other historically black colleges and universities. 8 p.m. The CW

A 32-year-old father and political activist diagnosed with ALS takes his fight for universal health coverage into the halls of Congress via a new “POV” in the documentary “Not Going Quietly.” 9 p.m. KOCE

We watched it just for the articles: the new 10-part series, Secrets of Playboy, takes an intimate look at the home – and by that we mean Villa – that the men’s magazine’s founder, Hugh Hefner, built. 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. A&E

America. 1882. The rich get richer, the poor not so much in new historical drama The Gilded Age. With Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski. 9 p.m. HBO

All aboard! Post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama Snowpiercer enters its third season. Starring Daveed Diggs, Jennifer Connelly and Sean Bean. 9 p.m. TNT

A Latinx-owned, family-run winery in Sonoma serves as the setting for soapy new drama Promised Land. With John Ortiz and Bellamy Young from Scandal. 10 p.m. ABC

“American Dad” reports for duty in the 17th season of this irreverent animated sitcom. 22:00 TBS


The new stand-up special Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian sees the comedian and former Parks and Recreation co-star perform a surprise set in an intimate NYC setting. Anytime, Netflix

Football is life: The new documentary series “Neymar: The Perfect Chaos” gets up close and personal with the superstar footballer from Brazil. Anytime, Netflix

Chef Roy Choi welcomes Wolfgang Puck in the Season 2 premiere of Choi’s culinary talk show Broken Bread. Followed by the season premiere of The Migrant Kitchen. 20 and 20:30 CET

Emmy-winner Pamela Adlon and WandaVision’s Kathryn Hahn explore their respective family stories in a new episode of Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 8 p.m. KOCE


The new documentary “American Rock Stars” gets up close and personal with the members of the US Olympic curling squad. “Parks and Recreation’s” Nick Offerman narrates. Anytime, peacock

critch! Australia is the target in a new issue of Animals With Cameras about Nature. 8 p.m. KOCE

Where has everyone gone? Nova traces the rise and fall of one of Mesoamerica’s great civilizations in the new installment, Ancient Maya Metropolis. 9 p.m. KOCE

Firefly’s Alan Tudyk is still your friendly neighborhood resident alien in a second season of this sci-fi comedy set in a small Colorado town. 9 p.m. Syfy; also United States

Astrid & Lilly Save the World in this awesome new sci-fi comedy about two high school misfit friends who accidentally open a door to another dimension. 10pm Syfy; also United States


The new documentary Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster pays tribute to the English actor best known for his roles in classic horror films like Frankenstein and The Mummy. Anytime, shudder

In the new documentary, Take Out With Lisa Ling, the veteran journalist samples a variety of flavorful dishes as she explores the central role Asian restaurants continue to play in the Asian-American experience. Anytime, HBO Max

Swamp People emerges from the mist for a 13th season of this reality series about alligator hunters plying their trade in the Louisiana bayous. 9 p.m. History Channel

More famous faces, including Modern Family comedian Nikki Glaser and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, try to satisfy their junk food cravings in a second season of the competitive series Fast Foodies. 10 p.m. truTV


Murder at its worst! A celebrity’s former classmates become suspects after he meets his untimely death in new mystery comedy The Afterparty. With Tiffany Haddish and Ilana Glazer from “Broad City”. Anytime, Apple TV+

A member of Queer Eye’s new Fab Five follows his imagination wherever it takes him in the new reality series Getting Curious With Jonathan Van Ness. Anytime, Netflix

The King of Queens Kevin James plays an NFL coach who overcomes suspension by coaching his son’s youth football team in the 2022 fact-based film Home Team. Anytime, Netflix

With the entry “The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild” in 2022, an animated film franchise prevents extinction for another year. With the voice of Simon Pegg. Anytime, Disney+

“Veronica Mars” Kristen Bell is “The woman in the house across from the girl in the window” in this darkly funny satire of the crime genre. Anytime, Netflix

Chart-topping R&B star “Janet Jackson” takes “control” of the narrative to tell her own story on her own terms as co-producer of this two-day documentary event. 20:00 A&E, lifetime; also Saturday

An R&B singer and reality TV star is raising awareness of the pitfalls of plastic surgery by sharing her own experiences in new docu-series My Killer Body With K. Michelle. 10pm lifetime


Chocolate. It’s available for dessert at the new Great Chocolate Showdown baking competition. 8 p.m. The CW

Everything you always wanted to know about Butlers in Love but were afraid to ask Jeeves is revealed in this new TV movie. With Stacey Farber. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Jessica Chastain transforms into the better half of original TV evangelist power couple Jim and Tammy Bakker in 2021 biodrama The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Andrew Garfield also stars. 8 p.m. HBO

Willem Dafoe hosts and Katy Perry performs on a new Saturday Night Live. 20:29 and 23:29 NBC


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