‘Walker,’ ‘Riverdale,’ the Inauguration of Joe Biden, and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



9-1-1: The crew has to rescue passengers from a bus that has crashed into a building several stories in the air. 9-1-1 is back, y’all! Season premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

9-1-1: Lone Star: Meanwhile, in Austin, a tank is on the loose downtown (hey, remember when that actually happened in San Diego that one time?) Season premiere. 8 p.m., Fox

All American: An interview Spencer gave is published and it upsets his old teammates in the season premiere. 7 p.m., The CW


NCIS: McGee’s Bahamian vacation is ruined by a murder, BUT HEY, MAYBE MCGEE SHOULDN’T BE ON VACATION DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC. Winter premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

FBI: Most Wanted: The team looks for a young woman who has been radicalized by online conspiracy theories. HUH. TIMELY. Winter premiere.  9 p.m., CBS

Frontline: President Biden: A look at Joe Biden’s life, and the tragedy that has shaped him, as he heads into the crisis at hand. 9 p.m., PBS


The Inauguration: The big three networks will all host news specials looking back at Joe Biden’s inauguration earlier in the day. 7 p.m., ABC, CBS, NBC

Celebrating America: Tom Hanks hosts a special celebrating the inauguration of Joe Biden and finally moving past the darkest chapter in American history in my lifetime. Performances by Bruce Springsteen, Foo Fighters, and John Legend. 8 p.m., ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC

Riverdale: Betty and Jughead’s investigation leads them to an underground for red-band screenings. Hey, remember this whole plotline from last season which had to just be up and abandoned because of a global pandemic? Yeah. Season premiere.  7 p.m., The CW

Nancy Drew: Nancy and her friends are still reeling from seeing visions of their deaths in the season premiere. 8 p.m., The CW


Walker: Texas Ranger Cordell Walker returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years in the series premiere of this reboot — sort of — of Walker, Texas Ranger. 7 p.m., The CW

Young Sheldon: College orientation doesn’t go according to Sheldon’s plan in the winter premiere. 7 p.m., CBS

B Positive: Gina undergoes a psych evaluation in the winter premiere. 7:30 p.m., CBS

Legacies: Field day! Season premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

Mom: Jill goes to extremes to fix her relationship with Andy. Winter premiere. 8 p.m., CBS

The Unicorn: Wade introduces Shannon to his friends in the winter premiere. 8:30 p.m., CBS

grown-ish: Zoey balances work life and her personal life in the season premiere. 7 p.m., Freeform

Gomorrah: Third season premiere of the Italian mob drama HBO Max

Perfect Life: Three Spanish women in their thirties search for their place in the world in this new series. Series premiere. HBO Max

Selena + Chef: Season two. HBO Max


Blacklist: Elizabeth seeks vengeance against Reddington. Season premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Painting with John: Musician, actor, director, and painter, John Lurie teaches audiences what he’s learned about painting and life in general. Series premiere. 10 p.m., HBO

Pixar Popcorn: This new series highlights Pixar’s brilliant short films. Series premiere. Disney+


Don’t Let Go: David Oyelowo stars as a detective who tries to prevent his niece’s murder with her help from an alternative timeline. 7 p.m., HBO

Salt-n-Pepa: The story of Cheryl “Salt” James’ and Sandra “Pepa” Denton’s journey in becoming some of rap music’s first female superstars. 7 p.m., Lifetime


Euphoria: Fuck Anyone Who Is Not a Sea Blob: Jules reflects on the year in this special episode. 8 p.m., HBO

Charmed: The Faction closes in on the sisters in the season premiere. 8 p.m., The CW

FBI: Two are dead at a quinceañera in the season premiere. 9 p.m., CBS

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