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What’s on TV this week, from return of ‘Better Call Saul’ to real-life mystery doc


From drama and comedy to reality series and a real-life mystery, the week shapes up as a good one for TV lovers.


“United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell”: “Woke culture” is examined in the season premiere. (CNN, 7 p.m.)

“Who Do You Think You Are?”: The celebrity genealogy series returns. First up, “Pose’s” Billy Porter. (NBC, 7 p.m.)

“Biography: WWE Legends”: The Undertaker is saluted in the season premiere. (A&E, 8 p.m.)

“Nightmare PTA Moms”: They forgot to bring the cupcakes again in this thriller. (Lifetime, 8 p.m.)

“Patagonia: Life on the Edge of the World”: One of South America’s most remote wilderness regions is surveyed in this new nature series. (CNN, 9 p.m.)

“The Final Straw”: Contestants face supersized Jenga-style challenges in this new game show. (ABC, 9 p.m.)

“Grantchester”: A vicar and a detective walk into a seventh season of this British mystery drama. (PBS, 9 p.m.)

“Women Who Rock”: Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks, et al., are celebrated in this four-part docuseries. (Epix, 9 p.m.)

“Camo Sharks”: An all-new “SharkFest” gets underway with this special. (National Geographic, 10 p.m.)

“WWE Rivals”: The premiere episode revisits the storied rivalry between Bret “The Hitman” Hart and Shawn Michaels. (A&E, 10 p.m.)

“Bridge & Tunnel”: The coming-of-age drama set in 1980s NYC is back for a second season. (Epix, 10 p.m.)

“The Anarchists”: They would rather the rules not apply to them, as detailed in this new docuseries. (HBO, 10 p.m.)

“Supreme Team”: This true crime series recalls a notorious Black crime syndicate in 1980s NYC. (10 p.m., Showtime)

This image released by FX shows Billy Porter in a scene from "Pose." (JoJo Whilden/FX via AP)This image released by FX shows Billy Porter in a scene from “Pose.” The actor appears on the celebrity genealogy series “Who Do You Think You Are?” (JoJo Whilden/FX via AP)


“Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem”:  The soap opera spinoff returns for another five-episode run. (Peacock; also Tuesday-Friday)

“The Bachelorette”:  They should really add an “s” to the end of the title, because this time, there’s two of ’em! (ABC, 8 p.m.)

“Better Call Saul”:  The gritty drama starring Bob Odenkirk returns for its final episodes. (AMC, 9 p.m.; also AMC+)

“BBQ USA”: Host Michael Symon visits barbecue competitions around the country in this new series. (Food Network, 9 p.m.)

“Claim to Fame”:  The relatively unknown relatives of assorted celebs cohabitate in this new series. (ABC, 10 p.m.)

“POV”:  The 2022 documentary “Wuhan Wuhan” looks at life in that Chinese city during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. (PBS, 10 p.m.)


“Bill Burr: Live at Red Rocks”:  The comic weighs in on cancel culture and other hot topics in this stand-up special. (Netflix)

“The Bob’s Burgers Movie”: The Belchers hit the big screen in this hilarious 2022 comedy based on the animated series. (Hulu, HBO Max)

“The Only”: Trailblazing soccer star Briana Scurry is profiled in this new sports doc. (Paramount+)

“Edge of the Earth”: Elite athletes go off the beaten path in this four-part adventure series. (HBO, 9 p.m.)


“D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?!”: The decadeslong search for the mysterious skyjacker continues in this documentary. (Netflix)

“Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres”: The former Israeli prime minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner is profiled. (Netflix)

“South Park: The Streaming Wars Part 2”: Our favorite foul-mouthed fifth graders wrap up their latest misadventure. (Paramount+)

“Nova”: The new episode “Ultimate Space Telescope” explores NASA’s latest effort to unlock the mysteries of the cosmos. (PBS, 9 p.m.)

“Everything’s Trash”: “Two Dope Queen’s” Phoebe Robinson literally just can’t even in this new sitcom. (Freeform, 10 and 10:30 p.m.)

“Five Guys a Week”: Two is company, three’s a crowd … and then there’s this new dating competition. (Lifetime, 10 p.m.)


“Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight”: Po (Jack Black) is back in action in this animated series based on the movie franchise. (Netflix)

“Resident Evil”: Those virus-infected zombies are back in action in this series based on the movie franchise. (Netflix)

“Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons”: Behind the baby dolls and camisoles lies a twisted tale in this docuseries. (Hulu)

“101 Places to Party Before You Die”: Comics Adam Pally and Jon Gabrus take you there in this new travelogue. (truTV, 10:30 p.m.)


“Don’t Make Me Go”: John Cho plays a single dad diagnosed with a terminal illness in this poignant 2022 drama. (Prime Video)

“Farzar”: A new adult-themed animated sci-fi comedy that isn’t “Rick and Morty.” (Netflix)

“Forever Summer: Hamptons”: Young folks look for fun and romance in this new docusoap. (Prime Video)

“Love Accidentally”: A career woman (Brenda Song) inadvertently slides into her office rival’s DMs in this new rom-com. (Freevee)

“Persuasion”: Dakota Johnson puts on her most Austen-tatious accent for this 2022 update of the beloved 18th-century novel. (Netflix)

“Zombies 3”: Some extraterrestrials join the party in this new entry in the fantasy-musical franchise. (Disney+)

“CMT Campfire Sessions”: Jason Aldean is pickin’ and grinnin’ in the Season 2 premiere. (CMT, 10 p.m.)

“The Rehearsal”: “Nathan for You’s” Nathan Fielder uses his “expertise” to “improve” everyday people’s “lives” in this new “reality” series. (HBO, 11 p.m.)


“Campfire Christmas”: S’more the merrier in this new holiday romance. (Hallmark, 8 p.m.)

“Nikki Glaser: Good Clean Filth”: The comic works blue in this stand-up special. (HBO, 10 p.m.)

— Tribune News Service

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