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Around the remote: ‘Mayans M.C.’ makes roaring debut

This image released by FX shows JD Pardo as EZ Reyes in a scene from “Mayans M.C.,” premiering on Sept. 4. (Prashant Gupta / FX)
This image released by FX shows JD Pardo as EZ Reyes in a scene from “Mayans M.C.,” premiering on Sept. 4. (Prashant Gupta / FX)
By Chuck Barney Tribune News Service

DON’T MISS: “Mayans M.C.” – Are you missing “Sons of Anarchy”? This new spin-off from creator Kurt Sutter just might get your motor runnin’. Set in a post-Jax Teller world, the series follows Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes (JD Pardo), who is fresh out of prison and trying to rebuild his life when he finds himself lured into the criminal activities of a Latino biker club operating on the California-Mexico border. The cast also includes Clayton Cardenas, Edward James Olmos, Sarah Bolger, Michael Irby and Danny Pino. (10 p.m. Tuesday, FX).

Other bets

SUNDAY: When “Married to Medicine” returns for its sixth season, Dr. Jackie and Dr. Simone have both patched things up with their husbands. Apparently, they possess the power to heal relationships as well as their patients. (8 p.m., Bravo).

MONDAY: The highly acclaimed documentary “RBG” makes its television premiere. It explores the incredible life and legal legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who in recent years, has been celebrated as a pop-culture icon. (9 p.m., CNN).

MONDAY: “Better Call Saul” is putting together another extraordinary season. Tonight, Jimmy identifies a new market for his talents. Elsewhere, Mike vets a potential partnership and Kim drives a hard bargain. (9 p.m., AMC).

TUESDAY: Based on the big-screen horror franchise, “The Purge” is a new drama series set in a near-future dystopia where all crime – including murder – is legal for one night a year. Not surprisingly, a lot of bad things happen. (10 p.m., USA and Syfy).

WEDNESDAY: Still packed with laughs, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” returns for its 13th season. In the opener, Mac deals with Dennis’ absence by introducing the gang to a life-size sex doll that looks exactly like his missing pal. (10 p.m., FXX).

THURSDAY: Just in time to tackle the midterm elections, comedian Sarah Silverman returns for Season 2 of “I Love You, America.” Featuring humorous monologues, studio bits and field segments, the topical show attempts to mend fences by connecting “unlike-minded people.” (Hulu).

THURSDAY: It’s “Sunday Night Football” on Thursday. The NFL season kicks off for real tonight as the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field. Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth call the action. (5:30 p.m., NBC).

FRIDAY: Expect even more martial-arts beat-downs when “Marvel’s Iron Fist” returns for a 10-episode second season. Billionaire Danny Rand (Finn Jones) apparently still has plenty of bad guys to deal with in New York City. (Netflix).

FRIDAY: Celebrities once again come together for the star-studded “Stand Up to Cancer” special. The fundraising event, co-executive produced by Bradley Cooper, will be simultaneously televised on every broadcast network, along with HBO, Bravo, Discovery and more. (8 p.m.).

SATURDAY: “The Greatest Showman,” a 2017 musical about the life of P.T. Barnum, follows its subject as he finds fame and fortune by starting a circus in 1870s America. Hugh Jackman leads a cast that includes Zac Efron and Zendaya. (8 p.m., HBO).

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