The return of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘Resident Alien,’ ‘Snowpiercer’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week.


Snowpiercer: Mr. Wilford has arrived in the second season premiere. 9 p.m., TNT

The Bachelor: They’re bringing in more women because that’s what this show needed: more women. 7 p.m., ABC

The Big Lebowski: “You’re out of your element, Donnie.” 8:35 p.m., The Movie Channel Xtra


To Tell the Truth: Jimmy Kimmel, Andrea Savage, and Sherri Shepherd serve as the season’s first celebrity panel. Season premiere. 7 p.m., ABC

black-ish: The power goes out in the neighborhood in the winter premiere. 8 p.m., ABC

mixed-ish: Rainbow finds out her brother has been posing as a different race in the season premiere. 8:30 p.m., ABC

Big Sky: The hunt is now on for Ronald. Winter premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

QAnon: Who is Q?: This new docuseries explores the insane internet conspiracy movement, and how it became so popular and dangerous. Series premiere. 9 p.m., Vice

Frontline: Trump’s American Carnage: Personally, I need a mental break from thinking about this dumpster fire of an administration, but if you’re already so bored by a President who acts like a grown-up and doesn’t actively try to destroy our democracy, I guess you can look back.  9 p.m., PBS

Misery Index: Season premiere. 9:30 p.m., TBS


Resident Alien: Alan Tudyk is an alien disguised as a human in this new comedy. That’s on brand. Series premiere. 9 p.m., Syfy

For Life: The virus hits the prison. Winter premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

Bonding: Tiff and Pete try to rebuild their reputations within the BDSM community. Season two. Netflix


Jann: Canadian singer and comedian Jann Arden plays a version of herself in this new comedy about a singer of a certain age who realizes her career is slipping away from her. Premiere. Hulu

Possessions: Is a young French expatriate in Israel charged with her husband’s murder a lost and vulnerable woman trapped in a foreign country, or is she a dangerously manipulative killer? Premiere HBO Max

Palmer: Justin Timberlake stars in this film about a former college football star who returns to his hometown after a stint in prison. Premiere. Apple TV+


The Little Things: Denzel Washington and Rami Malek star in this new movie about a pair of cops who investigate a serial killer. It is being simultaneously released in theaters. HBO Max

The Dig: Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes, and Lily James star in this film about the discovery of the Sutton Hoo burial site, a 6th-to-7th century Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Suffolk, England. Netflix

We Are: The Brooklyn Saints: This docuseries follows a youth football team in Brooklyn and its coach who offers inner-city kids a safe haven. Series premiere.Netflix


Saturday Night Live: It’s back, with three new episodes. John Krasinski & Machine Gun Kelly 10:30 p.m., NBC

Wendy Williams: The Movie: HOW YOU DOIN’? Premiere. 7 p.m., Lifetime

The Mummy marathon: Starting at the beginning of this year, HBO is seemingly moving away from premiering new movies on Saturday nights, which is interesting. Is this a way to push subscribers towards HBO Max? Dunno! Anyway, this is happening instead.  7 p.m., HBO


The Lady and the Dale: This four-part docuseries follows the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, an entrepreneur in the 70s who, during the oil crisis, introduced a fuel-efficient, three-wheeled car called The Dale. Premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

The Long Song: Based on the novel of the same name by Andrea Levy, THe Long Son follows the story of July, a plantation slave in the last days of slavery in 19th-century Jamaica. Series premiere. 9 p.m., PBS

Desus & Mero: Third season premiere. 10 p.m., Showtime

Axios: Fourth season premiere. 5 p.m., HBO


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