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Nov. 15, 2021 Updated Fri., Nov. 19, 2021 at 10 a.m.



‘A House Divided’

Season 2 of this juicy family drama opens with “Now You’re In,” which sees Cameran Jr. (Brad James) taking his best shot at Carissa (Demetria McKinney). Elsewhere, Torrance (Steph Santana) is in rest-and-recovery mode, while also keeping a secret to protect his brother. Meanwhile, Cameran Sr. (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs) returns from exile in Panama and tries to pick up the pieces of his empire. Dominique DuVernay and Willie Albert Loman III co-star. Another new episode immediately follows. (TV14) 7:08 p.m. on WE.

‘Station 19’

Amid the continuing fallout from the recent neighborhood explosion, the crews at Station 19 and Station 23 each attempt to celebrate a joyful Thanksgiving in the new holiday-themed “Little Girl Blue.” The bittersweet occasion finds the firefighters assembling to cook, join in toasts to loved ones and celebrate the chosen families they have become together. Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George and Grey Damon star. (TV14) 8 p.m. on 4.1.

‘North Woods Law: Wildside’

Warden Scott Stevens uncovers a trio of illegal marijuana growing sites and rabid animals roaming in the vicinity in the new episode “Running Rabid.” Meanwhile, Warden Chad Robertson must handle an incident involving a dirt bike speedster, and Warden Cody Lounder is determined to find the cause behind an ATV accident that resulted in critical injuries. (TV14) 8 p.m. on ANIML.

‘Music Box’

This music documentary series created by filmmaker Bill Simmons (“Woodstock ‘99:) continues with “Jagged,” Alison Klayman’s examination of Canadian singer Alanis Morissette and her rise to fame that accompanied the release of her landmark album “Jagged Little Pill.” While the film includes some biographical context of Morissette, Klayman refines her focus primarily on the album itself, accompanied by backstage and concert footage, plus raw vocal tracks. Interviews include multiple members of Morissette’s touring band, led by future Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins. (TVMA) 8 p.m. on HBO.

‘Under the Volcano’

A film festival favorite, writer-director Gracie Otto’s feature-length 2021 documentary looks back at a decade of music by AIR Montserrat, a recording studio built by Beatles producer George Martin in 1979 on the island of Montserrat. This custom-built state-of-the-art studio quickly became known for some of the best in 1980s pop recordings, including the Elton John single “I’m Still Standing” and the Dire Straits album “Money for Nothing.” Some of the film was shot in the ruins of the studio, which was destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in 1989. 8:25 p.m. on SHOW.

‘Grey’s Anatomy’

As Thanksgiving arrives, Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) faces weather-related complications with her travel plans, but Nick (Scott Speedman) wastes no time stepping up in more ways than one in the holiday episode “Every Day Is Like a Holiday (With You).” Elsewhere, Amelia and Link (Caterina Scorsone, Chris Carmack) reconnect, while Richard and Bailey (James Pickens Jr., Chandra Wilson) seek out emergency surgeries. Kevin McKidd also stars. (TV14) 9 p.m. on 4.1.

‘Here Today’

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish make a winning team in this 2021 dramedy that Crystal also co-wrote and directed. He plays a celebrated comedy screenwriter who finds himself thrown together with Haddish’s charming kook when she uses him as an unwitting accomplice in a revenge scheme against an unfaithful ex-boyfriend. He doesn’t know quite what to make of her, but she does provide a welcome distraction from his recent diagnosis of encroaching dementia. Penn Badgley, Laura Benanti and Anna Deavere Smith co-star. 9 p.m. on STRZ.

Ellen Pompeo, star of “Grey’s Anatomy,” arrives at the Save the Children “Centennial Celebration: Once in a Lifetime” event in 2019, at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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