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Around the remote: Put on your game face, it’s time for the Super Bowl

Joe Buck, left, and Troy Aikman will be in the booth for the Super Bowl 54 in Miami. (Lynne Sladky / AP)
Joe Buck, left, and Troy Aikman will be in the booth for the Super Bowl 54 in Miami. (Lynne Sladky / AP)
By Chuck Barney Tribune News Service

DON’T MISS: Super Bowl LIV – Break out the hot wings and nachos! It’s time to shovel thousands of calories into our faces and hunker down to watch men pummel each other in the name of pigskin supremacy. This time, it’s the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs duking it out at Hard Rock Stadium in South Florida. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman call the action, while Jennifer Lopez and Shakira get their groove on at halftime, and Madison Avenue spends a gazillion dollars on commercials. (3:30 p.m., Sunday, Fox)

Other bets

SUNDAY: It’s OK to cuddle up to your TV for Puppy Bowl XVI, the cutest sports competition ever. Team Ruff takes on Team Fluff, and we expect the action to be off the leash. (Noon, Animal Planet)

SUNDAY: After a long day of football and antacids, brace yourself for “The Masked Singer.” Season 3 of the bizarre guessing game begins with 18 new costumed celebrities belting out songs and seeking validation. (7:30 p.m., Fox – Time approximate after the Super Bowl)

MONDAY: Not exactly the happy meal of documentary series, “McMillions” examines how a criminal mastermind defrauded the famous McDonald’s Monopoly promotional game of millions of dollars in prize money. But he eventually was handed a Go To Jail card. (10 p.m., HBO)

TUESDAY: President Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver the State of the Union address to Congress. It will be only the second time an impeached president does so. (6 p.m., all major networks and cable news channels)

WEDNESDAY: Some people just have a way with plastic bricks. In “Lego Masters,” teams of two compete against each other to see who can build the most creative and colorful structures. (9 p.m., Fox)

THURSDAY: Rejoice, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” fans. The cop comedy returns with back-to-back episodes. In the opener, Jake leads a manhunt after an assassination attempt on a city councilor. (8 p.m., NBC)

THURSDAY: “Katy Keene” follows the lives and loves of four Archie Comics characters – fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene (Lucy Hale), singer/songwriter Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), performer Jorge Lopez/Ginger (Jonny Beauchamp) and “It Girl” Pepper Smith (Julia Chan) – as they chase their dreams in New York City. (8 p.m., The CW)

THURSDAY: Edie Falco returns to series television in “Tommy,” playing a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female chief of police for Los Angeles. (10 p.m., CBS)

FRIDAY: “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet” is a nine-episode comedy series that follows a team of video game developers as they navigate the challenges of running a popular video game. The cast includes Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham and Danny Pudi. (Apple TV+)

SATURDAY: You might want to keep the lights on for “Ma.” The 2019 psychological horror film stars Octavia Spencer as a lonely middle-aged woman who develops an unnerving kind of friendship with a group of teenagers who like to party in her basement. (8 p.m., HBO)

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