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American Experience

PBS | 8:00 pm
The Berlin Olympics of the mid-1930s are remembered largely for the role of track-and-field medalist Jesse Owens, but other American athletes also made their marks in those Games, as recounted by "The Boys of ’36." Based on a best-seller by Daniel James Brown, it recalls the Depression-era inspiration supplied by nine University of Washington rowers who showed endurance not only against rivals backed by Adolf Hitler, but also elite U.S. teams. […]

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blackish

ABC | 9:00 pm
It’s gender reveal time for Dre and Bow (Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross) as they throw a party to announce the news in "The Name Game." Dre gets to choose the forthcoming baby’s name, but his decision leaves others less than thrilled. Zoey (Yara Shahidi) runs into a snag in trying to stage an anti-Valentine’s Day event with a friend, who’s then asked on a date by Junior (Marcus Scribner). Another episode follows. […]

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Animal Kingdom

TNT | 9:00 pm
Baz (Scott Speedman) decides to withdraw from the planned yacht heist, prompting second thoughts in Craig and Deran (Ben Robson, Jake Weary), who wonder whether they should reconsider their own options in a new episode called "Custody." Meanwhile, Baz recruits J (Finn Cole) to help him with a far more personal job. Ellen Barkin and Shawn Hatosy also star. […]

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The Mick

FOX | 9:00 pm
Kaitlin Olson ("It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia") headlines this sitcom’s "Pilot" as free spirit Mickey — who assumes much more responsibility than usual by overseeing her arrested sister’s (Tricia O’Kelley) three spoiled children (Sofia Black-D’Elia, Thomas Barbusca, Jack Stanton). Their attitudes of entitlement get nowhere fast with Mickey, as those familiar with Olson’s "Philadelphia" image may suspect. […]

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine

FOX | 9:30 pm
Terry (Terry Crews) has a special interest in helping to protect a threatened author (guest star Fred Melamed, "Casual"), since he’s a big fan of the writer, in "Skyfire Cycle." Gina (Chelsea Peretti) wants her voice heard as Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio) and his relatives pick their annual vacation site. Holt (Andre Braugher) isn’t happy with Amy (Melissa Fumero) when she goes against him in a fight over a puzzle. Andy Samberg also stars. […]

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Midnight, Texas

NBC | 10:00 pm
A full moon typically sets up potential danger, and that’s certainly the case in the new episode "Bad Moon Rising." A predator escapes with the possibility of wreaking more havoc, but Lem and Olivia (Peter Mensah, Arielle Kebbel) try to prevent that. While his house is being exorcised, Manfred (Francois Arnaud) tries to assist suspected killer Bobo (Dylan Bruce) by speaking with someone … the murder victim. Jason Lewis and Sarah Ramos also star. […]

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Antiques Roadshow

PBS | 8:00 pm
Charlotte, N.C., is the destination of another new "Vintage" episode that returns to reassess appraisals first done there 15 years earlier. Among the items seen again: Spanish earrings and a dragonfly brooch; a Carleton Watkins Yosemite album; and a painting by Alfred J. Miller dating back to the mid-19th century. At least one of the reevaluations promises a big increase in worth since the last time. Mark L. Walberg is the host. […]

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Preacher

AMC | 9:00 pm
After narrowly escaping death at the hands of the Saint of Killers, a shaken Tulip (Ruth Negga) reflects on that near-death experience in the new episode "Pig." Elsewhere, Denis (Ronald Guttman) asks Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) for a huge favor, and Jesse (Dominic Cooper) weighs the price he had to pay to save Cassidy and Tulip. […]

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Will

TNT | 9:00 pm
Will’s (Laurie Davidson) already chaotic life in London is sent spinning even more out of control by an unexpected arrival from out of town in the new episode "The Marriage of True Minds." Elsewhere, a transcendental experience leads to an epiphany for Marlowe (Jamie Campbell Bower), who resolves to deal with his past, while the sadistic Topcliffe (Ewen Bremner) deciphers a code that throws Will into a life-or-death situation. […]

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Hooten & the Lady

CW | 9:00 pm
The pursuit of an ancient scroll that possibly originated with the legendary Buddha leads Hooten and Alex (Michael Landes, Ophelia Lovibond) to "Bhutan" in a new episode by that title. As is traditional, the mission becomes something else for the duo, with Alex having to rescue Hooten when he lands in trouble. Jane Seymour, Jonathan Bailey, Shaun Parkes and Jessica Hynes also star. […]