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“Archibald’s Next Big Thing Is Here” (Peacock streaming) Tony Hale’s animated comedy about a frequently wayward chicken moves from Netflix to Peacock for its third season. Voice cast Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Adam Pally, Rosamund Pike, Casey Wilson and RuPaul come along for the ride.
“It’s a Sin” (HBO Max streaming) Russel T Davies (“Queer As Folk,” “Doctor Who”) is the writer-creator of this five-episode miniseries about a group of gay men and their friends during the HIV/AIDS crisis in 1980s London.
“Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan” (Netflix streaming) A spin-off of manga artist Hirohiko Araki’s popular manga/anime “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure,” this Original Video Anime focuses on Araki’s fictional alter ego, a manga artist who can temporarily turn a person into a book, allowing him to “read” their secrets.
“Your Attention Please: The Concert” (Hulu streaming) Hulu’s series highlighting black creators and innovators hosts a Black History Month virtual concert featuring 24kGoldn, Jay Oladokun, Kiana Ledé, Lil Yachty and Sway Lee. Craig Robinson hosts. If you don’t have Hulu, you can watch it for free on Hulu’s YouTube Channel.
“The Widower” (KOB-4 9pm) “Dateline NBC” offers up this three-part true-crime docuseries. The show takes viewers behind the scenes of a decade-long investigation into Thomas Randolph, an eccentric Las Vegas man accused of killing his wife Sharon.
“Tell Me Your Secrets” (Amazon streaming) A victim, a grieving mother and a former predator (Lily Rabe, Amy Brenneman and Hamish Linklater), each with their own mysterious and troubled past, cross paths in this thriller from British writer/creator Harriet Warner (“Footballer’s Wives,” “Call the Midwife,” “Waterloo Road”).
Flora & Ulysses (Disney+ streaming) Disney has a long history of kids-and-their-animals movies. So Kate DiCamillo’s hit kids book—about a young girl and her pet squirrel, who just happens to have super powers—seems like a good fit.
“Tribes of Europa” (Netflix streaming) From the producers of the über-mysterious German sci-fi series “Dark” comes this post-apocalyptic drama. It centers on three siblings who set out to change the fate of Europe after a technological catastrophe reduces the continent to warring micro-states.
“Vincenzo” (Netflix streaming) In this unusual Korean legal drama, a South Korean orphan is adopted by a foreign couple and taken away to Italy where he grows up to become a Mafia consigliere. Like ya do. Following a Mafia war, our titular “Italian-Korean” protagonist returns to his home country and falls in love with a crusading attorney.
“Attack of the Murder Hornets” (Discovery+ streaming) To be clear: Those “murder hornets” that showed up in North America last summer didn’t “attack” anyone. But that isn’t stopping Discovery+ from milking a bit of fear from the viral story.
“Boiling Point” (BET 6pm) BET explores Black America’s long struggle for racial equality and justice using CBS’ news archive to dig up decades of never-before-seen interviews and historical footage.
“Supervillain: The Making of Takeshi 6ix9ine” (Showtime 8pm) Showtime tracks the, um, colorful hip hop artist’s rise to notoriety—although the title “supervillain” may be giving him a tad too much credit. In April of last year, he was let out of prison early over fears that COVID-19 could trigger his asthma. … Doesn’t sound very “supervillainy” to me.
“Allen v. Farrow” (HBO 7pm) The contentious relationship between director Woody Allen and actress Mia Farrow and the subsequent accusations of sexual abuse are dredged up in this four-part documentary series.
“Beartown” (HBO 7pm) The best-selling novel by Swedish writer Fredrik Backman (A Man Called Ove) gets the series treatment. The story follows the members of youth hockey team in a declining small town and the secrets that threaten to tear their community apart.
“Superman & Lois” (KWBQ-19 7pm) Superman (Tyler Hoechlin, “7th Heaven”) and his best gal, Lois Lane (Bitsie Tulloch, “Grimm”), get injected into The WB’s DC comics universe. In this version the power couple ditch Metropolis, returning to Smallville and hoping to raise their two young sons in anonymity.
“Assembly Required” (History 8:03pm) Tim Allen and Richard Karn from “Home Improvement” reunite to host this reality competition that pits home tinkerers and garage mechanics against one another in a face-off to find out who’s the best fix-it person.
“Age of Samurai: Battle For Japan” (Netflix streaming) This stylish “warrior docu-drama” spins the history of the feuding kingdoms of feudal Japan into bloody, back-stabbing, real-life drama. At the center of it all: Date Masamune, the “One-Eyed Dragon” who fought alongside the three founding fathers of Japan. In his native county, Date’s a legendary hero who has been immortalized in books, movies, video games, anime series and even a comic book in which the daimyo is reincarnated as a French bulldog.
“Save the Leftovers” (Food Network 8pm) Yup. A cooking competition using nothing but refrigerators stuffed with leftovers.