‘Mr. Mayor,’ ‘The Bachelor,’ ‘American Gods,’ ‘Tiger’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


Discovery+ Launches: Discovery’s streaming service launches today, with some 54 new shows and specials. You can check it out here. It will cost anywhere between $4.99-$6.99 a month.

Jeopardy!: Alex Trebek’s final episodes begin this week. His final episode will air on Friday. 11:30 a.m., ABC (But check your local listings)

The Bachelor: Matt James becomes the dating show’s first Black Bachelor. It only took TWENTY-FIVE SEASONS. Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

30 Coins: A strange child is born in a small Spanish town, which might be linked to the newly appointed priest and a mysterious coin in his possession. Series premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

The Hustler: In this new competition series, five contestants answer trivia questions to build a pot of winnings, but one of them is a plant. JUST BRING BACK THE MOLE ALREADY. Series premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

The Neighborhood: Dave and Calvin go to an escape room in the winter premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Bob ♥ Abishola: Bob finds himself in a feud with Kemi. Winter premiere. 7:30 p.m., CBS

All Rise: Lola’s baby is due at any moment — and she faces a hard decision about a plea deal in the winter season premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

Bull: Bull represents a religious leader accused of killing his wife in the winter season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

The Wall: Season premiere. 9 p.m., NBC


History of Swear Words: Nicholas Cage hosts this etymological study of my favorite words in this new series. Netflix

Gordon Ramsay’s American Road Trip: Gordon Ramsay and friends Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix travel the Western U.S. in this new special. 7 p.m., Fox

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist: A lot has changed in Zoey’s world since she’s been gone. Season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

This Is Us: Kate confronts a painful part of her past. Winter premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

PBS American Portrait: This new docuseries explores what it means to be an American today. Series premiere.  8 p.m., PBS


Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Three straight hours of celebrities playing for their personal charities. 7 p.m., ABC

Name That Tune: Randy Jackson hosts this new reboot of the classic game show. I thought we already did this with Shazam, but OK. Series premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

Chicago Med: Dr. Charles and April deal with a mysterious patient in the winter premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Chicago Fire: Mouch is left shaken after an incident on the ladder. Winter premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

Chicago P.D.: Upton is offered a job with the FBI in the winter premiere. 9 p.m., NBC

Surviving Death: This new docuseries explores what happens after death, based on research and personal stories. Series premiere. Netflix

When Disaster Strikes: Who doesn’t love a good disaster story? Series premiere. 9 p.m., PBS


Mr. Mayor: Ted Danson stars as a businessman-turned mayor of Los Angeles in this new Tina Fey/Robert Carlock sitcom. Series premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune: Leslie Jones, Chandra Wilson, and Tony Hawk spin the big wheel for charity in the primetime premiere of the beloved game show. Series premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

Hell’s Kitchen: The show moves to Ramsay’s restaurant in Vegas. Season premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

The Chase: Based on the British game show, competitors compete against Jeopardy! champions, Brad Rutter, James Holzhauer, and Ken Jennings for cash prizes. Series premiere. 8 p.m., ABC

Law & Order: SVU: The team tracks down an Amber Alert in the winter premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

Go-Big Show: So, this is a talent show, except instead of Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel, the judges include Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles, and AEW’s Cody Rhodes, and instead of a one million dollar prize, they’re competing for a tenth of that. Series premiere. 8 p.m., TBS

Pieces of a Woman: By all reviews, Vanessa Kirby gives an Oscar-worthy performance as a woman overwhelmed with grief following a home birth that ends in tragedy. However, her co-star is Shia LaBeouf, who has his own stuff going on right now. So it will be curious if his bad behavior ultimately hurts this film when award season fires up. Premiere. Netflix

Coyote: Michael Chiklis stars in this series as a border agent-turned-coyote. Series premiere. CBS All Access


Dickinson: The first three episodes of season two are available. Apple TV+

Pretend it’s a City: “Author Fran Lebowitz provides a guide to New York City, weighing in on tourists, money, subways, the arts, and the not-so-simple act of walking in Times Square.” Directed by an up-and-coming director by the name of Martin Scorsese. Premiere. Netflix

MacGyver: Desi’s brother needs help in the winter premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

Magnum P.I.: Magnum and Higgins help a mixed martial arts fighter. Winter premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

Blue Bloods: Frank has to make a hard decision about a wheelchair-bound detective in the winter premiere. 9 p.m., CBS


The King of Staten Island: Pete Davidson stars in this semi-autobiographical dramedy. 7 p.m., HBO

A Discovery of Witches: Season two premiere. Sundance Now

Ghost Nation: Winter premiere. 8 p.m., Travel Channel


American Gods: Season three premiere. Remember when I blogged about this show for about five minutes? I really enjoyed it, can’t explain why I gave up … 7 p.m., Starz

Tiger: This two-part documentary examines the rise and fall of one of golf’s greatest players.  8 p.m., HBO

The Circus: The political docuseries is back just in time for the Georgia Senate runoffs and Joe Biden’s inauguration (and Trump’s final humiliation). 7 p.m., Showtime

All Creatures Great and Small: Look, things have been tough. Sometimes you just need something British and soothing and unchallenging. 8 p.m., PBS

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