Al Pacino’s first TV series,  America Ferrera’s bilingual dramedy, and more: What’s New on TV | February 18-23

 In What To Watch

Al Pacino is a regular in his first TV series. Hathaway and Affleck bring a Joan Didion novel to life. America Ferrera and Wilmer Valderrama bring us a bilingual dramedy. The NAACP Image Awards celebrates 51 years of recognizing outstanding achievements and performances of People of Color. And so much more. Here’s what’s new this week in TV.

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Tuesday, February 18

Hot Ones: The Game Show

Two teams, trivia, and the hottest of wings. Winner walks with $25K. Game shows are getting stranger and stranger.

Game show| truTV | 10pm | New

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Wednesday, February 19

Year of the Rabbit

A six-show British comedy series from comedian Matt Berry (What We Do in the Shadows star Matt Berry) who plays a “filthy copper” in Victorian-era London.

Comedy | IFC |10:30pm | New

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Friday, February 21

Babies

This docuseries shares the work from a decade of groundbreaking science and research involving a baby’s first year of life.

Documentary | Netflix | New

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Gentefied

Producer/director America Ferrera and Wilmer Valderrama bring us this bilingual dramedy about a Mexican-American family in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles.

Drama/Comedy | Netflix | New

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Glitch Techs

An animated series about two kids who are chosen to battle video game villains that have crossed over into the real world.

Animation/Family | Netflix | New

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Hunters

Al Pacino takes on his first regular TV series role in this Jordan Peele-produced episodic thriller about 1970s New York City Nazi hunters who uncover a conspiracy.

Drama | Prime Video | New

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The Last Thing He Wanted

Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe, Ben Affleck, Rosie Perez, Mel Rodriguez, Toby Jones, and Edi Gathegi make up the cast of this screen adaptation of Joan Didion’s novel about a political journalist who gets too involved in her story about the Iran-Contra scandal.

Drama/Thriller | Netflix | Movie

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Saturday, February 22

51st NAACP Image Awards

The celebration of outstanding achievements and performances of People of Color in motion pictures, television, music, and literature will be broadcast live from Pasadena, CA, and cover 60 competitive categories. Hosted by Anthony Anderson. Here is the nominee announcement.

Special | BET | 5pm PST

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Sunday, February 23

Better Call Saul

Six years before he was Walter White’s attorney Saul Goodman, he was small-time attorney Jimmy McGill. To prep for season 5, check out this season 4 recap.

Drama |AMC | 10pm | Season 5

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The Walking Dead

The apocalyptic zombie drama returns! Here’s the mid-season trailer.

Drama/Horror | AMC | 9pm | Season 10

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The Rookie

40-year-old John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) has a life-changing incident that makes him pursue his dream, and lands him as LAPD’s oldest rookie.  Picking up after the midseason finale, episode 11 airs this week.

Drama | ABC | 10pm | Season 2

 

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We’ll see you for next week’s shows! In the meantime, here is our newest blog on the TiVo Stream 4K:  Everything you need to know about the TiVo Stream 4K.

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