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TV THIS WEEK: Raised by Wolves, Resident Alien, Astrid & Lilly, The Book of Boba Fett, Winter Olympics & more

Androids, Olympics, aliens and deep space crime syndicates — oh my!

By Trent Moore
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We have aliens, big action, high-concept sci-fi and a whole lot more on the schedule for TV this week. Let's dig in.

SYFY kicks things off with new episodes of Resident Alien and Astrid & Lilly; and Disney+ has a new episode of The Book of Boba Fett. HBO Max has the season premiere of Raised by Wolves, and NBC is lighting the flame on its coverage of the 2022 Winter Olympics (which will also be available on Peacock). Netflix has the second season of its superhero family series Raising Dion, and Prime Video has the premiere of its new action series Reacher (starring Titans alum Alan Ritchson).

Digging deeper, The CW has new episodes of Superman & Lois, Batwoman, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, 4400 and Naomi. Paramount Plus has the midseason finale of animated Star Trek series Prodigy, with new episodes for the live action shows on tap later in February. There are also a whole lot of movies to go around this week, with HBO airing Nightmare Alley, Malignant and Reminiscence. SYFY also has some modern movie hits, including The Visit, Maze Runner and Mortal Engines.

Grab your remote, and check out the full rundown below.


The Book of Boba Fett (Disney+), Wednesday - Chapter 6

Legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigate the galaxy's underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.

Resident Alien (SYFY), Wednesday 9 p.m. - "The Wire"

Harry has a plan to save Asta and himself but he must first attend the Sheriff's poker game.

Astrid & Lilly Save the World (SYFY), Wednesday 10 p.m. - "Teeth"

A monster attacks bullies at school; Astrid and Lilly choose between joining her and defeating her.

Raised By Wolves (HBO Max), Thursday - Season 2 Premiere

SEASON PREMIERE: Android partners Mother (Amanda Collin) and Father (Abubakar Salim), along with their brood of six human children, join a newly formed atheistic colony in Kepler 22 b's mysterious tropical zone. But navigating this strange new society is only the start of their troubles as Mother's "natural child" threatens to drive what little remains of the human race to extinction.

2022 Winter Olympics (NBC), Friday 8 p.m. - "Opening Ceremony"

The XXIV Olympic Winter Games open in Beijing with coverage of the lighting of the cauldron and the parade of nations from Beijing National Stadium.


Reminiscence (HBO), Monday 7 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: A private investigator of the mind navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. His life is forever changed as he uncovers a violent conspiracy while trying to solve the mystery behind a missing client.

4400 (The CW), Monday 9 p.m. - "You Only Meant Well"

While Shanice helps prepare the Bois Blanc for a celebration, others prepare for war; LaDonna returns to the hotel; Jharrell reunites with his brother; an unfortunate misunderstanding might prove fatal for one of the 4400.


Raising Dion (Netflix), Tuesday - Season 2

SEASON PREMIERE: The story of Nicole (Alisha Wainwright) and her son Dion (Ja'Siah Young) after Dion starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities. Two years after defeating the Crooked Man (Jason Ritter), Season 2 follows Dion as he continues honing his powers with the support of his mom and Tevin (Rome Flynn), his Biona trainer who catches Nicole's eye.

Superman & Lois (The CW), Tuesday 8 p.m. - "The Inverse Method"

Lois and Chrissy go on a mission to find Lois' sister Lucy; Jonathan and Jordan become more and more unsettled as Clark's painful visions continue; Lana, Kyle and Sarah share a family breakfast and discuss Sarah's upcoming quinceañera.

The Real Men in Black: Declassified (Vice), Tuesday 8 p.m.

A cast of experts, including retired U.S. Navy Top Guns and former Men in Black, reveals the truth behind the biggest UFO scoop of the century and uncovers once-classified encounters.

The Osbournes Want to Believe (Travel), Tuesday 8 p.m. - "Arrival of the Aliens"

The Osbournes slap on their tinfoil hats for a lunar conspiracy theory; Jack shares compelling evidence that the Roswell crash may not be a hoax after all.

Naomi (The CW), Tuesday 9 p.m. - "Enigma"

Naomi discovers more about her past, but she must come to terms with all the secrets that have been kept from her; Naomi finds the courage to confront Zumbado; Annabelle, Anthony and Jacob push Naomi to campaign for class president.

Wipeout (TBS), Tuesday 9 p.m. - "Smooching Cena" 

With $25,000 and bragging rights on the line, a pair of Lil' Stinkers, the strongest couple in Georgia, and some old dads go head-to-head, taking on the toughest course yet.


The Book of Boba Fett (Disney+), Wednesday - Chapter 6

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW), Wednesday 8 p.m. - "Rage Against the Machines"

The Legends break a fixed point, creating an aberration that will attract the evil Waverider; the Legends learn who has been hunting them; Sara tries to negotiate, which doesn't go as planned; Gwyn hatches a stealth plan.

Resident Alien (SYFY), Wednesday 9 p.m. - "The Wire"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Batwoman (The CW), Wednesday 9 p.m. - "Broken Toys"

Just when it seems things can't get worse, Batwoman's identity is once again at risk of being exposed; some of Gotham's most villainous unite; Sophie joins Luke on a mission; Alice gets into Mary's head.

Astrid & Lilly Save the World (SYFY), Wednesday 10 p.m. - "Teeth"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.


Star Trek Prodigy (Paramount Plus), Thursday - Midseason Finale

MIDSEASON FINALE: The first Star Trek series aimed at younger audiences, which follows a motley crew of young aliens who must figure out how to work together while navigating a greater galaxy, in search for a better future. These six young outcasts know nothing about the ship they have commandeered - a first in the history of the Star Trek Franchise - but over the course of their adventures together, they are introduced to Starfleet and the ideals it represents.

Raised By Wolves (HBO Max), Thursday - Season 2 Premiere

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

The Maze Runner (SYFY), Thursday 8:30 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: A teen awakes within a massive maze with other teens, with no memory of his past other than dreams about an organization known as WCKD. He hopes to escape by piecing together fragments of his past and clues he discovers in the labyrinth.

Malignant (HBO), Thursday 10:05 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: Paralyzed by fear from shocking visions, a woman's torment worsens as she discovers her waking dreams are terrifying realities.


Reacher (Prime Video), Friday - Season 1

SERIES PREMIERE: Based on the books by Lee Child, Jack Reacher (Alan Ritchson) was arrested for murder and now the police need his help.

2022 Winter Olympics (NBC), Friday 8 p.m. - "Opening Ceremony"

See more in our "Highlights" section above.

Mortal Engines (SYFY), Friday 8:15 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: Hundreds of years after a cataclysmic event destroyed civilization, mysterious young Hester Shaw emerges as the only one who can stop the city of London -- now a giant predator on wheels -- from devouring everything in its path.

Eli Roth Presents: A Ghost Ruined My Life (Travel), Friday 9 p.m. - "The Asylum"

A teenager awakens an evil presence in an abandoned asylum.

Horror Noire (AMC), Friday 10 p.m.

SERIES PREMIERE: A showcase of original works by Black horror filmmakers.


2022 Winter Olympics (NBC), Saturday 8 p.m. - "Short Track, Figure Skating, Alpine Skiing"

Coverage of the first day of short track, the women's short program and the men's free skate for the team competition in figure skating and the men's downhill event in alpine skiing.

Nightmare Alley (HBO), Saturday 8 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: Stanton Carlisle endears himself to a clairvoyant and her mentalist husband at a traveling carnival. He soon hatches a scheme to con a dangerous tycoon with help from a mysterious psychiatrist who might be his most formidable opponent yet.

Werewolves Within (Showtime), Saturday 9 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: A snowstorm traps town residents together inside the local inn, where newly arrived forest ranger Finn and postal worker Cecily must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorizing the community.

The Visit (SYFY), Saturday 10 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: A teen (Olivia DeJonge) and her younger brother (Ed Oxenbould) discover a shocking secret about their seemingly charming grandparents while staying at their remote Pennsylvania farm.


2022 Winter Olympics (NBC), Sunday 7 p.m. - "Figure Skating, Alpine Skiing, Freestyle Skiing"

LIVE: Coverage of the pair's free skate in the team competition of figure skating, the first runs of the women's giant slalom event in alpine skiing, women's big air qualifying in freestyle skiing and more.

Jumanji: The Next Level (FX), Sunday 8 p.m.

NETWORK PREMIERE: When Spencer goes back into the fantastical world of Jumanji, pals Martha, Fridge and Bethany re-enter the game to bring him home. But everything about Jumanji is about to change, as they soon discover more obstacles and more danger to overcome.

The Walking Dead: Origins (AMC), Sunday 9 p.m. - "Carol's Story"

The evolution of Carol, as told by Melissa McBride, the actress who plays her, with a look back at key moments from "The Walking Dead," plus an exclusive look ahead at Season 11.

Two Sentence Horror Stories (The CW), Sunday 9 p.m. - "Patel Motel Cartel"

A teen's strength and courage is put to the test when a mysterious stranger appears at his family's motel.

Two Sentence Horror Stories (The CW), Sunday 9:30 p.m. - "Erased"

A woman is determined to save her home and her family's rich Hawaiian culture from being forgotten.

*TV listings via network listings, streaming listings and Zap2it.