Ray Romano has a Netflix special out this week, his first comedy special in 23 years.

TV best bets with the Grammy’s, Ray Romano, ‘One Day at a Time,’ Mr. Rogers

Originally posted Monday, February 4, 2019 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Alicia Keys hosts the Grammy’s this Sunday which will feature performances by Ricky Martin, Maren Morris, Little Big Town, Shawn Mendes, Miley Cyrus, Cardi B and Brandi Carlilie to name a few. 

Two shows hit notable milestones: “The Arrow” on the CW hits 150 episodes and “Supernatural” makes it to a whopping 300.

The biggest Netflix release is the return of “One Day at a Time.” Hulu takes two adults and have them play themselves as 13 year olds with actual 30 year olds in “Pen15.”

HBO debuts the Mr. Rogers documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Saturday and Ray Romano releases his first comedy special in 23 years on Netflix on Tuesday. 

This covers Monday, February 4 through Sunday, February 10, 2019. 

MONDAY

“America’s Got Talent: The Champions” 8 p.m. NBC — It's the final group of 10 vying for a spot in the finals including Jackie Evancho and Shin Lim. 

“The Bachelor” 8 p.m. ABC— Colton's search for his soulmate moves on to the tropical paradise of Khao Lak, Thailand.

“The Neighborhood” 8 p.m. CBS — Calvin invites Dave to hang out with Malcolm and Marty for a boys' night.

“Arrow” 8 p.m. the CW (150th episode) — A documentary crew follows Oliver and team around to talk about their past as vigilantes and what the Green Arrow means to Star City.

Man With a Plan” 8:30 p.m. CBS (third season debut) — Adam attempts to make the office feel more inviting since Andi will be joining him at work every day.

“I Am the Night” 9 p.m. TNT — Newly arrived in Los Angeles, Fauna attempts to track down her family, including her mysterious grandfather, George Hodel.

“The Passage” 9 p.m. Fox — In an attempt to protect Amy, Wolgast convinces Sykes and Lear to let them outside of the facility for exercise.

“Bull” 10 p.m. CBS — Bull's new relationship with Diana, his on-again romantic rival, is complicated by his renewed feelings for his ex-wife, Isabella, when they're reunited by the sudden death of her and Benny's father.

“The Good Doctor” 10 p.m. ABC—  Dr. Andrews tries to convince a grieving family to donate their daughter's face to another girl whose face was horribly disfigured in an accident.

TUESDAY

“Ray Romano: Right Here Around the Corner” 3:01 a.m. Netflix — His first comedy special in 23 years. 

“American Housewife” 8 p.m. ABC — Greg's insistence on doing the family's taxes prompts Katie to take matters into her own hands.

“American Soul” 9 p.m. BET (new series) — Don Cornelius risks everything to land an A-List performer in order to take "Soul Train" nationwide.

“State of the Union” 9 p.m. CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, GPB, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC — A week later than expected, Donald Trump will offer up his take on the nation followed by the Democratic response from Stacey Abrams. 

“Many Sides of Jane” 10 p.m. A&E — Jane fights to regain control of her system when Alexis' behavior threatens their progress.

“Teachers” 10 p.m. TV Land — Hot Dad surprises Ms. Bennigan with a visit from her parents, only to realize there is so much she hasn't told them.

“Corporate” 10:30 p.m. Comedy — Matt's broken exclamation point key strains his relationship with John and Kate.

WEDNESDAY

“Chicago Med” 8 p.m. NBC — Dr. Halstead withholds some important information from Dr. Manning and she begins to question his suspect behavior.

“The World’s Best” 8 p.m. CBS — The talent show opened with about 27 million after the Super Bowl. 

“The Magicians” 9 p.m. Syfy — Kady gets a puppy. Quentin meets a snake.

“The Masked Singer” 9 p.m. Fox — Tori Spelling was outed last week.

“Drop the Mic” 10 p.m. TNT— Kat Graham vs. Shameik Moore and Nikki Glaser vs. Brad Williams.

“Criminal Minds” 10 p.m. CBS (14th season finale) — Wedding bells are ringing as Rossi prepares to marry Krystall.

“Suits” 10 p.m. USA — Harvey and Donna are caught in the crosshairs when Stu is blackmailed.

THURSDAY

“Grey’s Anatomy” 8 p.m. ABC  Meredith gets more insight about her dating life with the help of a patient.

“The Big Bang Theory” 8 p.m. CBS — Penny tries to seduce an abstaining Leonard to ruin his "donation" for her ex-boyfriend, Zack, and his wife, Marissa.

“Supernatural” 8 p.m. the CW (300th episode) — This show is now in the top 20 for longest-running scripted program ever. 

“Top Chef” 8 p.m. Bravo — Coach John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats host a concession-stand cook-off in Rupp Arena.

“Young Sheldon” 8:31 p.m. CBS  Sheldon and Dr. Sturgis have their first fight when Dr. Sturgis marks a question wrong on Sheldon's test.

“A Million Little Things” 9 p.m. ABC On the eve of the new restaurant opening, Delilah tracks down a handsome expert to help with the last-minute details

“Will & Grace” 9:30 p.m. NBC  Will and Grace's plan to win over Will's new Columbia department head goes awry when he drops dead in their apartment and they use his phone to text his full recommendation of Will.

“The Rap Game” 10 p.m. Lifetime  Hip-hop superstar Lil Jon celebrates So So Def's 25th anniversary as a shocking writing scandal makes waves throughout the house.

“Law & Order: SVU” 10 p.m. NBC  Stone prosecutes the case of a woman who killed her abusive husband, and Benson and her squad wrestle with the duty of testifying against her.

“How to Get Away With Murder” 10 p.m. ABC  Annalise and Nate need to ensure Gabriel keeps their secrets.

FRIDAY

“PenI5” 3:01 a.m. Hulu (new series)  Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds.

“One Day at a Time” 3:01 a.m. Netflix (third season debut)  This critically acclaimed reboot is considered the best multi-cam series on streaming services. 

“Dynasty 8 p.m. the CW  Cristal and Blake have a surprise visitor show up who threatens to unravel their relationship, while Fallon goes to war with Culhane when he becomes a power player at Carrington Atlantic.

“The Blacklist” 9 p.m. NBC — Red is sent to a federal medical institution following his request to the court for a psychiatric evaluation.

“Hell’s Kitchen” 9 p.m. Fox — After a shocking elimination, the final two chefs receive unexpected help for their final menus.

“Blue Bloods” 10 p.m. CBS — It's Reagan versus Reagan when Danny goes against Jamie's direct order during a hostage negotiation.

WEEKEND

“Won't You Be Your Neighbor?” 8 p.m. Saturday HBO — The surprisingly warm and popular documentary on Mr. Rogers. 

“Victoria Gotti: My Father's Daughter” 8 p.m. Sunday Lifetime — Executive produced by Victoria Gotti herself, the movie takes us deep into the world of what it was really like to grow up as the daughter of mob boss John Gotti.

“Saturday Night Live” 11:29 p.m. Sunday NBC — Halsey hosts and sings.

“61st Annual Grammy Awards” 8 p.m. Sunday CBS — Alicia Keys hosts the 61st annual gala, which celebrates the best in music. Performers include Diana Ross, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Dan + Shay, Post Malone, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, and Kacey Musgraves.

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” 8 p.m. Sunday Bravo — Eva and the ladies continue their celebration with a bachelorette party; epic battles go down during a traditional Samurai lesson.

“Victoria” 9 p.m. Sunday GPB — After an assassination attempt, the Royal household visits Ireland. Intrigue, conflict and romance all blossom during a stay at the Palmerston estate.

“Shameless” 9 p.m. Sunday Starz — Frank meets his match in a fellow participant in the Hobo Loco competition.

“The Walking Dead” 9 p.m. Sunday AMC — We finally get to learn more about the Whisperers. 

“True Detective” 9 p.m. Sunday HBO — Wayne and Roland revisit discrepancies in the Purcell case that were hidden or forgotten, and take another look at Tom Purcell and Lucy's cousin, Dan O'Brien; the glitter of Amelia's book release is tarnished by a voice from the past.

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