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Around the remote: ‘Better Call Saul’ before it’s too late

Bob Odenkirk speaks at the AMC’s “Better Call Saul” panel during the AMC Networks TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington on Jan. 16 in Pasadena, California. (Willy Sanjuan / Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Bob Odenkirk speaks at the AMC’s “Better Call Saul” panel during the AMC Networks TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour at the Langham Huntington on Jan. 16 in Pasadena, California. (Willy Sanjuan / Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
By Chuck Barney Tribune News Service

DON’T MISS: “Better Call Saul” – In the next-to-last season of the “Breaking Bad” prequel, Jimmy McGill’s (Bob Odenkirk) decision to practice law as flashy huckster “Saul Goodman” creates waves of change throughout Albuquerque’s legal and illegal circles. Kim Wexler (Rheea Seehorn) finds herself at a crossroads as her connection to Jimmy deepens. Wracked with guilt and regret, Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) hits rock bottom. Meanwhile, Nacho Varga (Michael Mando) tries to survive as Gus Fring’s (Giancarlo Esposito) covert war on the cartel becomes a life-and-death chess match with Lalo Salamanca (Tony Dalton). The two-hour season premiere continues the following night in the show’s regular 9 p.m. time slot. (10 p.m. Sunday, AMC).

Other bets

SUNDAY: “The Walking Dead” returns to resume its 10th season and resolve the November cliffhanger. Some of our survivors are trapped in a dark cavern filled with walkers – a situation orchestrated by the devious Alpha, who continues to prove the Whisperers remain one step ahead of everyone. (9 p.m., AMC).

SUNDAY: Do you recall “Forensic Files,” the popular true-crime whodunit? Now make way for “Forensic Files II.” Narrated by Bill Camp, it delivers 16 new mysteries beginning with back-to-back episodes that follow the original format but feature advances in investigative technology. (10 p.m., HLN).

MONDAY: Season 18 of “The Voice” begins with the blind auditions and a brand-new rookie on the coaches’ panel. Nick Jonas takes his spinning seat alongside Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Blake Shelton. (8 p.m., NBC).

TUESDAY: “American Masters” presents “Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.” It’s a documentary that attempts to get to the heart of the man behind the musical icon and features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews. (8 p.m., KSPS; 9 p.m., KCDT).

WEDNESDAY: Based on Charles Forsman’s graphic novel, “I Am Not Okay With This” is a superhero origin story that follows a teen girl (Sophia Lillis) navigating the trials of high school while dealing with her family, budding sexuality and the mysterious powers starting to awaken within her. (Netflix).

WEDNESDAY: In the new unscripted comedy series “It’s Personal With Amy Hoggart,” the underqualified Brit goes to desperately absurd lengths to help real people with their issues such as shame, revenge, anxiety and grief. (10 p.m., truTV).

THURSDAY: Joel McHale guest stars on the latest episode of “Will & Grace.” He plays the new love in Karen’s life, and he’s clearly a psychopath – so much so that Will and Grace come to suspect he has sinister intentions for their friend. (9 p.m., NBC).

FRIDAY: Season 12 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” gets underway with a roster full of colorful monikers such as Crystal Methyd, Sherry Pie, Heidi N Closet and Widow Von’Du. (8 p.m., VH1).

FRIDAY: “The Kingmaker” is an award-winning documentary that delivers a searing portrait of Imelda Marcos, the controversial former first lady of the Philippines. It tells the story of a powerful female leader who changed history and divided a nation. (9 p.m., Showtime).

SATURDAY: The extraordinary global nature series “Seven Worlds, One Planet” ends its run in Africa, home to the greatest wildlife show on Earth. Sir David Attenborough reveals how the continent has shaped the animal life found there. (9 p.m., BBC America, AMC, IFC and Sundance TV).

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