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Justin Timberlake’s ‘Palmer’ on Apple TV+ tops this week’s TV must-sees

Palmer
Film
After 12 years in prison, a former high-school football phenom (Justin Timberlake) forms a bond with a precocious seven-year-old (Ryder Allen) after he returns home to put his life back together.
When: Friday on Apple TV+

FBI
Winter premiere
A shooting at a teen’s birthday party leaves two dead, but the team believes they may not have been the intended targets.
When: Sunday on CBS, Global

Resident Alien
Debut
Based on the Dark Horse comic of the same name, the 10-episode series follows a crash-landed alien named Harry (Alan Tudyk), who arrives on earth with a secret mission to kill everyone.
When: Wednesday on CTV Sci-Fi Channel

Saturday Night Live
Winter premiere
The long-running sketch comedy show returns for its first new show of the Biden presidency, but Jim Carrey won’t be back playing the American leader. He announced last month his six-episode stint portraying Biden was just temporary. The Office star John Krasinski will host with rapper-actor Machine Gun Kelly
When: Saturday NBC, Global

Killer Carnies
Debut
The crime series unravels stories of murder with mysterious ties to carnivals, town fairs and arcades.
When: Thursday on Investigation Discovery

The Dig
Film
On the eve of World War II, a British widow hires an amateur archeologist to burial mounds on her estate on her land, leading to a staggering find. Carey Mulligan, Ralph Fiennes and Lily James star.
When: Friday on Netflix

Ant Anstead Master Mechanic
Debut
The popular Wheeler Dealers personality uses donor cars, spare parts, handmade components and whatever raw materials he can to build his tribute to the legendary Formula One car — the Alfa Romeo 158.
When: Tuesday on Discovery Velocity

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9-1-1
New episode
In the aftermath of a devastating dam break, Athena (Angela Bassett) fights to save herself and an agoraphobic woman after her house collapses, while Bobby (Peter Krause), Hen (Aisha Hinds) and Eddie (Ryan Guzman) rush to save hikers trapped near the world-famous Hollywood sign.
When: Monday on Fox, Global

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The Blacklist
New episode
As Red (James Spader) and the Task Force search for Liz (Megan Boone), she sets a new plan in motion that has catastrophic consequences.
When: Friday on NBC, Global

Euphoria Part 2: Jules
Special
The second of two special episodes of the Emmy winning HBO series, titled F— Anyone Who’s Not A Sea Blob, follows Jules (Hunter Schafer) over the Christmas holidays as she reflects on a turbulant year.
When: Sunday on Crave

Snowpiercer
Season 2
Inspired by Bong Joon-ho’s film of the same name, the post-apocalyptic drama follows Earth’s last surviving humans as they try to survive on a giant train circling the globe. Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs star.
When: Tuesday on Netflix

Daveed Diggs, left, as Andre Layton and Jennifer Connelly as Melanie Cavill in “Snowpiercer.” Photo by Justina Mintz /TNT

The Sister
Debut
Adapted by Neil Cross from his own novel, Burial, the psychological thriller centres on a married man (Russell Tovey), who finds his life turned upside down when an unwelcome face from his past turns up on his doorstep with shocking news, triggering a series of catastrophic decisions.
When: Friday on Crave

POPULAR ON THE SUN

Teen Mom: OG
Season 9
A pandemic isn’t going to stop Amber, Catelynn, Cheyenne, Maci and Mackenzie from shaking up their lives, as the vivacious moms continue to share their ups and downs and put their families first.
When: Tuesday on MTV

Football news:

Font ruled out buying Holand or Mbappe in the summer: To say the opposite is to lie to Barca fans
Sporting extended the contract with coach Amorim until 2024. The club leads Portugal by a 12-point margin
Moreno has scored Villarreal's last 5 goals in La Liga. Best result at the club since Bakambu in 2017
Schalke have not won 10 matches and are last in the Bundesliga. They have 10 points in 24 games
Monchi apologized to Koeman for calling him a whiner. He also apologized to Messi
A player from the 3rd division of Guatemala was disqualified for 5 years for hitting a referee in the face
Benzema can play with Atletico. He returned to the general group of Real Madrid