‘Top Chef: Houston,’ ‘Our Flag Means Death,’ ‘Winning Time,’ ‘The Dropout’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



Better Things: Pamela Adlon’s unflinching look at family begins its final season. Season premiere. 9 p.m., FX

My Brilliant Friend: Season three premiere. 9 p.m., HBO

The Good Doctor: Shaun is forced to confront Lea in the winter premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

The Bachelor: The dreaded hometowns. 7 p.m., ABC


State of the Union: President Biden gives his first state of the … all this. 8 p.m., ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, C-SPAN

The Larry David Story: Larry David’s personal highs and lows are examined in this two-part documentary.  8 p.m., HBO

Worst Roommate Ever: This series better include Robert Durst, the dude who chopped his roommate into pieces, dumped him in Galveston Bay AND SOMEHOW GOT AWAY WITH IT.  Netflix


The Dropout: Amanda Seyfried stars in this new limited series about that huckster Elizabeth Holmes and her multi-billion-dollar (fake) idea. Series premiere Hulu

The Problem with Jon Stewart: Spring premiere. He goes weekly now, instead of bi-weekly. Apple TV+

Amazing Race: 33rd season finale. 7 p.m., CBS

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Legends are disappointed by Gideon’s actions in the 7th season finale. 7 p.m., The CW

Batwoman: The Bat Team must scramble to save Gotham city in the season finale. 8 p.m., The CW

Next Level Chef: First season finale. 8 p.m., Fox


Top Chef: Houston: Top Chef finally FINALLY comes to Houston, Texas’ greatest food city (yeah, I said it, Austin). Season premiere. 7 p.m., Bravo

Our Flag Means Death: Rhys Darby stars as an 18th century would-be pirate in this new comedy from Taika Waititi. Series premiere. HBO Max

Joe vs. Carole: Kate McKinnon is Carole Baskin in this fictionalized account of the events of Tiger King. (which … how can they possibly make the events of Tiger King any more ridiculous than the events of Tiger King?) Premiere Peacock

Star Trek: Picard: Season premiere. Paramount+

The Tourist: Jamie Dornan stars as a man who loses his memory after being pursued in the Australian outback in this new action-thriller series. HBO Max

The Afterparty: Will the killer finally be revealed in the season finale? Apple TV+

The Boys Present: Diabolical: This animated series set in The Boys universe will have to tide you over until the Supes return this summer. Premiere. Prime Video

Lucy and Desi: Amy Poehler directed this documentary about the comedy power couple. Premiere. Prime Video

Central Park: Season premiere. Apple TV+

The Peanuts Classic Anthology Series: Premiere. Apple TV+

Fresh: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Sebastian Stan star in this very dark thriller about … appetites …  Hulu


Pieces of Her: A young woman learns about her mother’s dark past when a violent attack brings secrets to light in this new film. Netflix

Christopher Guest marathon: Best in Show; For Your Consideration; and A Mighty Wind 7 p.m., 5 Star Max


Saturday Night Live: Oscar Isaac; Charli XCX 10:30 p.m., NBC

Paralympics: Primetime coverage from Beijing 7 p.m., NBC

F9: The Fast Saga: VROOM VROOM. 7 p.m., HBO


Winning Time: The L.A. Lakers series that destroyed a friendship. Series premiere. 8 p.m., HBO

Shining Vale: Courteney Cox stars in this new horror comedy series that takes a lot of cues from The Shining. Series premiere. 9:21 p.m., Starz

Outlander: Jamie’s authority is tested in the season premiere. 8 p.m., Starz

The Courtship: Basically, it’s Bridgerton, the dating series. Series premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

The Circus: Season premiere. 7 p.m., Showtime

Weakest Link: Season premiere. 8 p.m., NBC

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