TV best bets with Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Adele, Jeremy Renner, ‘The Game’ reboot

Netflix's thriller "Red Notice" stars Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds. It comes out Friday. NETFLIX
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Netflix's thriller "Red Notice" stars Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds. It comes out Friday. NETFLIX

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‘CMA Awards,’ and ‘Supergirl’ series finale

This Friday features the release of one of the Netflix’s biggest budget films to date called “Red Notice,” an action thriller starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds. It was shot at Blackhall Studios in Atlanta.

Apple TV+ introduces a dark comedy limited series starring Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Kathryn Hahn and Casey Wilson called “The Shrink Next Door” Friday. Inspired by true events and the podcast of the same name, the series follows the decades-long manipulation and exploitation by psychiatrist Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf (Rudd) and his longtime patient Martin Markowitz (Ferrell). Dr. Ike is accompanied by his unsuspecting wife Bonnie Herschkopf (Wilson) and though Marty may be defenseless against Dr. Ike, his sister Phyllis is not (Hahn).

On Sunday, Paramount+ brings out its big guns with a major drama, “Mayor of Kingstown” starring Jeremy Renner, Dianne Wiest and Kyle Chandler, which focuses on life in a small town where the prison is its biggest industry.

On Thursday, Paramount+ is launching a reboot of “The Game,” originally a comedy that was originally on the CW in 2006 then canceled in 2009. The show was revived by BET in 2010 and blended in more drama (as well as shooting in Atlanta), becoming a big hit for the network and lasted until 2015. Six years later, the series is back a third time, this time with a blend of original and new characters.

Paris Hilton is back again as well on Thursday, this time with a Peacock reality series about her marriage.

Amazon Prime Friday releases a documentary around former presidential candidate and current Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

Netflix on Wednesday is also coming out with the film “Passing” based on a 1929 novel about two light-skinned Black childhood friends who reconnect and one finds out the other is “passing” for white.

Disney+ is coming out with a new “Home Alone” film Friday, the first since 2012 and the sixth overall called “Home Sweet Home Alone.”

Adult Swim brings back “Squidbillies,” which debuted in 2005, for a 13th and presumably final season Monday.

On the broadcast networks, ABC hosts the “CMA Awards” with Luke Bryan as host Wednesday, and CBS airs a special featuring Adele on Sunday. And the CW’s “Supergirl” ends Tuesday after six seasons.

This covers Monday, Nov. 8, through Sunday Nov. 14.

MONDAY

“Squidbillies” 12 a.m. Adult Swim (13th season debut) — This is supposed to be the long-running animated show’s final season.

“Dancing With the Stars” 8 p.m. ABC — It’s Janet Jackson night.

“9-1-1″ 8 p.m. Fox — The members of the 118 race to rescue a man who claims he was carjacked, shot and buried alive.

“The Neighborhood” 8 p.m. CBS — Calvin is thrilled when he unexpectedly crosses paths with NFL legend Jerome “The Bus” Bettis — until he discovers the Hall of Fame football player shares a history with Tina.

“NCIS” 9 p.m. CBS — NCIS investigates the death of a man on a cruise ship whose body is discovered in the ship’s sauna by none other than McGee’s mother-in-law, Judy.

“The Big Leap” 9:01 p.m. Fox — With the show down a few essential cast members, Wayne decides to hold an old-fashioned lockdown to bring everyone together.

“NCIS: Hawaii” 10 p.m. CBS — When a Navy petty officer is murdered, Jane and the team investigate while protecting the victim’s friend and colleague

TUESDAY

“Swap Shop” 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — When the “Swap Shop” radio show shares the scoop on sweet deals, collectors of cars, comics, creepy clown statues and more listen with ears wide open.

“Your Life is a Joke” 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — Comedian Oliver Polak gets to know celebrities at some of their favorite spots before roasting them with good-natured stand-up sets.

“FBI” 8 p.m. CBS — The team must track down a shooter targeting detectives from the same precinct and unit, while facing mounting tension from the NYPD.

“La Brea” 9 p.m. NBC — When a chaotic superstorm hits the clearing, a structural collapse puts Marybeth and Lucas’ lives in danger.

“Supergirl” 9 p.m. the CW (series finale) — Supergirl is joined by familiar faces from the past to help her stop Lex and Nyxly for good.

“Dear Rider” 9 p.m. HBO — A celebration of the life and vision of Jake Burton Carpenter (1954-2019), the pioneer who propelled the sport of snowboarding into a global and cultural phenomenon.

“Chucky” 10 p.m. Syfy, USA — Jake and Devon progress their relationship. Enemies — and allies — from Chucky’s past show up.

“Impeachment: American Crime Story” 10 p.m. FX (third season finale) — The Starr Report brings the world to a standstill.

“New Amsterdam” 10:01 p.m. NBC — Max is faced with a wrenching decision when New Amsterdam falls prey to a massive ransomware attack.

“Queens” 10:01 a.m. ABC — Brianna faces some unexpected emotions and circumstances in her home life, but she finds support amongst her Queens.

WEDNESDAY

“Animal” 3:01 a.m. Netflix (new series) — This immersive series follows the world’s most magnificent creatures, capturing never-before-seen moments from the heartwarming to the outrageous.

“Gentefied” 3:01 a.m. Netflix (second season debut) — Pops is free and battling to stay in the United States, supported by his online media admirers and his lawyer Melinna Barragan. Will that, in any case, be adequate?

“Passing” 3:01 a.m. Netflix — In 1920s New York City, a Black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who’s passing as white.

“Clifford the Big Red Dog” 3:01 a.m. Paramount+ — The film follows middle-schooler Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) who meets a magical animal rescuer (John Cleese) and is given a little, red puppy only to wake up to find a giant 10-foot hound in her small New York City apartment.

“The 55th Annual CMA Awards” 8 p.m. ABC — Luke Bryan hosts. Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Blake Shelton and Jennifer Hudson are among the performers.

“Survivor” 8 p.m. CBS — After information was revealed and people were betrayed at the last tribal council, castaways must work to make amends.

“Chicago Med” 8 p.m. NBC — Dylan’s loyalty to Med and the police department is challenged when an old family friend and veteran cop exhibits concerning behavior.

“Chicago Fire” 9 p.m. NBC — Severide and Herrmann clash over office space. Boden looks at Pelham’s past as he considers making him permanent.

“CSI: Vegas” 10 p.m. CBS — Max puts CSI on lockdown when evidence in a new murder tips Grissom and Sara to a new suspect in the crime lab.

“The Sinner” 10 p.m. USA — Ambrose discovers the source of Percy’s ritualistic practices and dives deeper into her past.

THURSDAY

“3212 Un-redacted” 12:01 a.m. ABC News on Hulu — When an elite U.S. Special Forces team is caught in a surprise attack deep in the Saharan Desert, killing four soldiers and leaving the rest stranded with no rescue or reinforcements sent their way, military brass immediately start spinning a fractured tale to hide the full truth from the public and the families of the fallen. This film is the result of a three-year investigation.

“The Game” 3:01 a.m. Paramount+ (new series) — A reboot of the series last seen on BET in 2015.

“Paris in Love” 3:01 a.m. Peacock (new series) — Paris Hilton, fashion icon, entrepreneur, and global DJ phenom, prepares to add a new title to her collection … bride.

“Station 19″ 8 p.m. ABC — When Theo and Vic hit a relationship milestone, Vic is forced to reckon with her feelings about commitment.

“Young Sheldon” 8 p.m. CBS — Missy asks some uncomfortable questions at church, and Meemaw and Georgie go into business together.

“The Blacklist” 8 p.m. NBC — The Task Force races to locate a blacklister who uses any means necessary to return what has been unjustly stolen.

“Walker″ 8 p.m. the CW — Walker invites Gale Davidson to participate in the chili cookoff at the Side Step to try and make amends after years of their families feuding.

“Law & Order: SVU” 9 p.m. NBC — Carisi asks the SVU for help with a murder investigation when one of the witnesses shows signs of abuse.

Grey’s Anatomy” 9 p.m. ABC — The Grey Sloan doctors spring into action after an explosion rocks Seattle, with the incoming trauma hitting close to home.

“Ghosts” 9:01 p.m. CBS — Sam is commissione—vA deadly bombing rocks the NYPD and leaves several suspects in the wind. Nova makes a major discovery.

“Law & Order: Organized Crime” 10 p.m. NBC —A deadly bombing rocks the NYPD and leaves several suspects in the wind. Nova makes a major discovery.

FRIDAY

“Always Jane” 12:01 a.m. Amazon Prime (new series) — Jane lives with her typical family in rural New Jersey, which may not seem like the best place for a transgender teenager to grow up.

“Mayor Pete” 12:01 a.m. Amazon Prime — Pete Buttigieg’s campaign to be the youngest U.S. president provides an unprecedented intimacy with the candidate, husband Chasten and their ambitious team.

“Pau Gasol: It’s About the Journey” 12:01 a.m. Amazon Prime — The four episodes were filmed over the past two years and will show audiences the behind-the-scenes work Gasol put in to return to the basketball court after he underwent surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot in May 2019, two months after he played his last NBA game.

Dickinson” 12:01 a.m. Apple TV+ — Emily tries to connect with the pain of war by writing to a Union Army colonel and visiting a war hospital.

“The Morning Show” 12:01 a.m. Apple TV+ — Alex and Bradley try to accept change as a new book promises shocking revelations.

“The Shrink Next Door” 12:01 a.m. Apple TV+ (new series) — How a seemingly normal dynamic between a charming psychiatrist and a longtime patient morphs into an exploitative relationship filled with manipulation, power grabs and dysfunction.

“Swagger” 12:01 a.m. Apple TV+ — After Crystal shares a secret with Jace, he worries about her safety and tries to help.

“Home Sweet Home Alone” 3:01 a.m. Disney+ — An all-new adventure comedy from the beloved holiday film franchise.

“The World According to Jeff Goldblum” 3:01 a.m. Disney+ (second season debut) — Goldblum takes viewers on journeys to discover the ‘whys’ of magic, fireworks, monsters, dogs and dance.

“Red Notice” 3:01 a.m. Netflix — In the world of international crime, an Interpol agent attempts to hunt down and capture the world’s most wanted art thief. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds.

“Shark Tank” 8 p.m. ABC — Nirav Tolia, co-founder of the successful neighborhood networking service, Nextdoor, brings his desire to inspire and mentor the country’s sharpest entrepreneurs in this week’s all-new episode.

“Magnum P.I.” 9 p.m. CBS — A journalist hires Magnum to track down his anonymous source after they mysteriously go dark.

“Blue Bloods” 10 p.m. CBS — The Reagans are an Irish Catholic family of cops. Each member represents different aspects of police work and law, with their lives interweaving occasionally.

WEEKEND

“Saturday Night Live” 11:29 p.m. Saturday NBC — Jonathan Majors is host; Taylor Swift performs.

“The Freak Brothers” 3:01 a.m. Tubi (new series) — A cult classic underground comic series featuring voices like Woody Harrelson, John Goodman, Tiffany Haddish and Pete Davidson.

“Call the Midwife” 8 p.m. Sunday GPB (10th season finale) — Nonnatus House struggles to come to terms with Nancy’s revelation. Poplar’s housing crisis worsens, leaving the Nonnatus team vowing to fight for change.

“Frozen Gold” 8 p.m. Sunday Weather (new series) — Six intrepid American gold prospectors drop everything in the quest to uncover a fortune in Greenland, where climate warming is opening more areas for mining.

“Table Wars” 8 p.m. Sunday HGTV (new series) — Competitors week to make the coolest event space for $50,000. One of the judges: Martha Stewart.

“Adele: One Night Only” 8:30 p.m. Sunday CBS — Special from the global superstar will preview her new album release, with performances of several never-before-heard songs plus classic hits.

“Fear the Walking Dead” 9 p.m. Sunday AMC — Dwight and Sherry’s code and future come into question when tasked with retrieving someone..

“Diana” 9 p.m. Sunday CNN (first season finale) — Diana became the “People’s Princess” as the world grieved her passing.

“Dexter: New Blood” 9 p.m. Sunday Showtime — Dexter’s cabin becomes home base when a missing person case turns into a crime scene; Dexter is trying to reunite with his son, Harrison.

“Mayor of Kingstown” 9 p.m. Sunday Paramount+ (new series) — Meet the McLusky family, the power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Among the stars: Jeremy Renner, Dianne Wiest and Kyle Chandler.

“Succession” 9 p.m. Sunday HBO — Kendall and the Waystar team find themselves working together at the annual shareholders’ meeting,

“The Rookie” 10 p.m. Sunday ABC — In the aftermath of Fred’s house explosion, Officer Nolan and Bailey discover there’s more to Fred’s death than meets the eye.

“Insecure” 10:03 p.m. Sunday HBO — Issa treads awkward waters with her new man and plays defense against online attacks, while Molly juggles multiple suitors.

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” 10:33 p.m. Sunday HBO — After agreeing to take Susie’s new rabbi golfing, Larry then cashes in on her favor. Later, Larry’s appeal to Woody Harrelson’s animal rights activism comes with unexpected consequences.

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