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Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Jan. 1-7

By Chuck Barney Tribune News Service

DON’T MISS: “Sherlock” – After a yearlong hiatus, Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Watson (Martin Freeman) make a very welcome return in a three-episode fourth season. Ah, but it comes with one little complication: A baby. Watson and his wife, Mary (Amanda Abbington) have become parents for the first time and it’s a good bet that the newborn will occasionally get in the way of the sleuthing. Sunday, 8 p.m. KSPS, 9 p.m. KCDT.

Other bets:

SUNDAY: Kaitlin Olson (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) stars in the raucous new sitcom “The Mick.” She plays a trashy degenerate who gets stuck raising her spoiled niece and nephews when her wealthy sister goes on the run from the law. 8 p.m., Fox.

SUNDAY: “Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago” is a new documentary about the rock band that had hits like “Saturday in the Park” and “25 or 6 to 4.” We’re hoping the film will finally explain what that latter title means. Some kind of math equation? Security code? 7 p.m., CNN.

SUNDAY: In the new drama “Ransom,” a savvy crisis and hostage negotiator (Luke Roberts) uses his insight into human behavior to resolve tough kidnap cases. But can he save the CBS lineup from being totally abducted by crime procedurals? 8 p.m., CBS.

MONDAY: With Donald Trump headed for the White House, Arnold Schwarzenegger takes over “The Celebrity Apprentice.” But some things never change: The cast still features a bunch of folks you’ll have to Google. 8 p.m., NBC.

MONDAY: Break out the roses. “The Bachelor” launches its 21st season tonight. Yeah, we can’t believe it, either. 8 p.m., ABC.

TUESDAY: Prepare to say good-bye to Brennan and Booth. The final season of “Bones” kicks off with the first of 12 episodes that are sure to be packed with gory cases. 9 p.m., Fox.

WEDNESDAY: Paddy’s Pub is open for business as “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” returns with new episodes. We’re told that, at one point this season, the gang will actually spend an entire day tending bar. 10 p.m., FXX.

THURSDAY: “Nashville” looked like a goner last spring, but the diva-licious series was revived and returns on a new network with a two-hour season opener. And that’s music to our ears. 9 p.m., CMT.

FRIDAY: The nefarious forces of Black Claw have been silenced, but there’s still work to be done and evil to be fought on “Grimm.” The freak show launches its 13-episode farewell season tonight. 8 p.m., NBC.

FRIDAY: We’re definitely not in Kansas anymore. The new drama “Emerald City” is a dark and wildly different take on the “Wizard of Oz” saga. Adria Arjona stars as the 20-year-old Dorothy Gale. 9 p.m., NBC.

SATURDAY: “Life Animated” is an inspiring documentary about an autistic young man who used Disney movies to learn how to communicate with others and make sense of the world. The film won awards at the Sundance and San Francisco International film festivals. 8 p.m., A&E.

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