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Around the remote: TV Picks for the week of March 20-26

Chuck Barney Tribune News Service

DON’T MISS: “Dancing With the Stars” – Let’s get ready to rumba! The 22nd season of this sequin-studded competition launches with a whole new batch of borderline famous people, including Donald Trump’s ex, Marla Maples, self-absorbed talk-show host Geraldo Rivera and former star of “The O.C.” Mischa Barton. Let’s hope they bust some moves and nothing else. 8 p.m. Monday, ABC.

Other bets

SUNDAY: “Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade” is a fun new animated holiday special featuring characters from the popular film franchise. Ray Romano, Denis Leary, Taraji P. Henson and others lend their voice talents to the show. 7:30 p.m., Fox.

SUNDAY: Are you ready for “The Passion”? Performed live from New Orleans, it’s the greatest story ever told – with a modern twist and pop songs galore. Tyler Perry is the host and narrator. 8 p.m., Fox.

MONDAY: In the documentary “Everything Is Copy,” director Jacob Bernstein presents an illuminating portrait of his mother – the late writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron. Included: Plenty of anecdotes provided by the likes of Meg Ryan, Meryl Streep, Rob Reiner and Tom Hanks. 9 p.m., HBO.

TUESDAY: “Heartbeat” is a fast-paced new medical drama that follows a renowned heart transplant surgeon (Melissa George) who pushes the boundaries of medical science while juggling her high-stress career with a racy personal life and pickup basketball games. She has us feeling worn out already. 9 p.m., NBC.

TUESDAY: “Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country” shifts the provocative youth-football documentary series to Western Pennslyvania, the gridiron hotbed that spawned legends like Joe Namath, Johnny Unitas, Joe Montana and more. There, youth football is not just a pastime, but a birthright. 10 p.m., Esquire.

WEDNESDAY: On “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” a squad member is implicated in a cover-up for a sex-trafficking operation involving government and church officials. The team struggles to crack the case and clear their co-worker’s name. 9 p.m., NBC.

THURSDAY: College basketball has its Final Four and so does “American Idol.” They take the stage tonight, hoping to prove that they’ve indeed got game. 8 p.m., Fox.

THURSDAY: Brace yourself: Another Shonda Rhimes drama is here. “The Catch” stars Mireille Enos as a savvy private eye who is conned out of millions by her fiance (Peter Krause). Now she wants payback. 10 p.m., ABC.

SATURDAY: Cecil B. DeMille’s gigantic production, “The Ten Commandments,” returns for its annual Easter season airing. That means you have a chance to watch Charlton Heston part the Red Sea all over again. 7 p.m., ABC.

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