Thursday TV: Mr. Mayor, The Unicorn, Clarice & More

by Jason the TVaholic on February 18, 2021

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News & Notes

Get Mr. Mayor Episodes on Amazon VideoTonight, NBC has the series premiere of The Widower.

On streaming, as of this morning, HBO Max has the limited series premiere of It’s a Sin and Sundance NOW has the second season premiere of Playing for Keeps.

Next Thursday, ALLBLC has the series premiere of Millennials, HBO Max has the second season premiere of Close Enough, Netflix has the first season of Hell-Rise Invasion, and Peacock has the first season of Punky Brewster.

Listen to the latest episode of TV times Three: Ep.427, “Mayor Walker Your Firefly Equalizer.” On this episode I am joined by @mytakeontv and @kyool to talk about some of the Super Bowl LV ads, the series premiere of The Equalizer, the first few episodes of Firefly Lane, recent episodes of Call Your Mother, Mr. Mayor and Walker, and some TV recommendations at the end.

Prime Picks

Mr. Mayor (NBC): New. The staff gets a bit competitive over a trivia competition.
B Positive (CBS): New. Gina throws drew a party after he realizes that he lost most of his friends in the divorce. Runs 30 minutes.

Mom (CBS): New. Bonnie tries to figure out what to do with the spare bedroom. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 29 minutes. This season has been announced as the final season of the series.
The Unicorn (CBS): New. Wade helps Shannon’s ex get a job. Runs 30 minutes.

Clarice (CBS): New. The team heads to Tennessee where a fringe militia is being dealt with by the FBI.

Solid Selections

Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (ABC): New. Jennie Garth, Karamo Brown and Patton Oswalt take a few spins for charity.

Legacies (The CW): New. Hope ends up in the middle of a summer camp slasher film to find one of the gang that has gone missing.

The Investigation (HBO2): Repeat. This past Monday night’s episode, “The Hunt,” replays. Starts five minutes after the hour and runs 50 minutes. Replays earlier on HBO Signature as well.

Other Options

  • Walker (The CW): New. Walker ends up getting pulled back into his old cover identity due to the idiocy of his son.
  • Young Rock (NBC): Repeat. This past Tuesday night’s series premiere episode, “Working the Gimmick,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • CBS Sports has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with BYU at Pacific followed by San Diego State at Fresno State.
  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Iowa at Wisconsin followed by Saint Mary’s at Gonzaga.
  • ESPN+ has 10 college basketball games.
  • ESPN2 has Men’s Semifinals coverage of the Australian Open tennis tournament today and later has tripleheader college basketball action tonight with Houston at Wichita State, Arizona at UCLA and Colorado at Oregon.
  • ESPN3 has a college basketball game tonight.
  • ESPNU has doubleheader college basketball action tonight.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Rutgers at Michigan followed by Stanford at Washington.
  • Golf Channel has first round coverage of the Genesis Invitational PGA event.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action with the Toronto Raptors at the Milwaukee Bucks followed by the Brooklyn Nets at the Los Angeles Lakers.

Late Night

  • Your Honor (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s limited series finale episode, “Part Ten,” replays.

Thursday TV Marathons

Chicago P.D. (ION): Has 16 episodes today into late night.
ER (Pop): Five episodes early.
The Facts of Life (Logo): Has 10 episodes today.
House (Pop): Seven episodes today.
Impractical Jokers (truTV): Has 13 episodes tonight and nine more in late night.
Key & Peele (MTV): Has 10 episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 13 episodes today into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Nine episodes today.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 12 episodes.
Modern Family (E!): Has 11 episodes tonight.
NCIS: New Orleans (Pop): Five episodes tonight into late night.
The Office (Comedy Central): Has 14 episodes tonight.
Rizzoli & Isles (Lifetime): Five episodes tonight.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (BBC America): Eight episodes today.
Two and a Half Men (IFC): Has 14 episodes tonight.

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