‘The Bachelor,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ ‘I’m Sorry,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week.



The Bachelor: Oh lord, it’s back. Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Manifest: OH LORD, IT’S BACK. UGH. Mid-season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

America’s Got Talent: The Champions: Oh lord, it’s back? Or, I guess, it’s here? Because technically this isn’t the same thing as America’s Got Talent? (But it totally is.) Series premiere. 7 p.m., NBC


Project Blue Book: Littlefinger investigates aliens in this new series. Series premiere.  9 p.m., History

Good Trouble: The spinoff of The Fosters. Series premiere. 7 p.m., Freeform

Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club: For your rubbernecking pleasure. (“Pleasure.”) Series premiere. 7 p.m., MTV

The Conners: Mid-season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Ellen’s Game of Games: Season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

NCIS: Mid-season premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

The Kids Are Alright: Mid-season premiere. 7:30 p.m., ABC

black-ish: Mid-season premiere. 8 p.m., ABC

FBI: Mid-season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

Splitting Up Together: Mid-season premiere. 8:30 p.m., ABC

NCIS: New Orleans: Mid-season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

The Rookie: Mid-season premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

New Amsterdam: Mid-season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC


I’m Sorry: The funniest show you’ve never heard of is back for a second season. Seriously, go binge season one on Netflix. Season premiere. 9 p.m., TruTV

You’re the Worst: Jimmy and Gretchen will live happily ever after. LOL LOL NO THEY WON’T. Final season premiere. 9 p.m., FXX

Schooled: The Goldberg‘s spinoff was reworked and is finally here. Series premiere. 7:30 p.m., ABC

Chicago Med: Mid-season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

The Goldbergs: Mid-season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Chicago Fire: Mid-season premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

Modern Family: Mid-season premiere. 8 p.m., ABC

Single Parents: Mid-season premiere. 8:30 p.m., ABC

Chicago P.D.: Mid-season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

Match Game: Season premiere. 9 p.m., ABC


Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The little cop show that could settles into its new network. Season premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

FAM: Nina Dobrev stars in this new family sitcom about a woman who has to take in her out-of-control half-sister. Series premiere. 8:30 p.m., CBS

The Good Place: “Michael’s resolve is put to the test.” I don’t know what that means, I’m just delighted this wonderful little show is back. Mid-season premiere. 8:30 p.m., NBC

Roswell: Mysteries Uncovered: They’ve rebooted Roswell, so they had to make this special to remind you what the hell Roswell was. You know, aside from the show where Claire from Lost got her start. 8 p.m., The CW

Mom: Mid-season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Mid-season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC


Friends From College: I don’t know, one of them is getting married so they go to Vegas for the bachelor party because THAT’S original. Season premiere. Netflix

Future Man: Josh, Wolf, and Tiger find themselves in 2162 in the second season. Season premiere. Hulu

Sex Education: A teenager becomes a sex counselor for his fellow students in this new comedy. Series premiere. Netflix

Informer: A second-generation British-Pakistani man is turned government informer in this British thriller. Series premiere. Amazon

Blindspot: Mid-season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Mid-season premiere of the show I’m going to miss second most when it ends this year. 8 p.m., The CW



Donnie Darko: This is required watching if you’ve just experienced “Bandersnatch.” 7 p.m., Showtime

NFL Playoff Games: Are you ready for some sportsball? 3:35 p.m., NBC & 7:15 p.m., Fox


True Detective: I suppose we’re going to try this again. Look, I think we can all agree that as long as it doesn’t involve Vince Vaughn hallucinating in the desert, we should just count it as a win. Season premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

Victoria: Season premiere. 8 p.m., PBS

Dirty John: KILL HIM, CONNIE BRITTON. Season finale. 9 p.m., Bravo

REL: Say goodbye to this one because chances are it’s not coming back. Season finale. 8:30 p.m., Fox

The 24th Annual Critic’s Choice Awards: As if anyone gives a shit what critics actually think. YOU’RE JUST GOING TO KEEP WATCHING THE BIG BANG THEORY AND GOING TO EVERY MARVEL MOVIE NO MATTER WHAT ANY OF US SAY.  7 p.m., The CW

NFL Playoff Games: Yay, more sports. 12:05 p.m., CBS & 3:40 p.m., Fox

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