Sunday, Jan. 13: Relive the ’90s Tech Craze in ‘Valley of the Boom’

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Sunday, Jan. 13

Valley of the Boom
National Geographic, 9pm
New Series!

Silicon Valley spawned some of the world’s most influential people and recognizable brands during the 1990s. It’s also where the new phenomenon of the overnight tech millionaire was born, and where the dot-com bubble busted. Mixed into this six-part limited drama are actual interviews from experts from the era — Mark Cuban, Dan Goodin and Arianna Huffington — as well as prominent tech figures from the companies featured.

NFL Football: AFC and NFC Divisional Playoffs
CBS FOX, beginning at 1pm Live

Sunday’s NFL Divisional Playoff games are the L.A. Chargers at the New England Patriots (1pm

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Saturday, Jan. 12: NFL Playoffs AFC and NFC Divisional Round

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Saturday, Jan. 12

NFL Football: AFC and NFC Divisional Playoffs
NBC FOX, beginning at 4:30pm Live

The road to Super Bowl LIII narrows with this weekend’s Divisional Playoff games. The Indianapolis Colts are at the Kansas City Chiefs (NBC, 4:30pm ET) and the Dallas Cowboys are at the L.A. Rams (FOX, 8:15pm ET) on Saturday. Sunday’s games are the L.A. Chargers at the New England Patriots (1pm ET, CBS) and the Philadelphia Eagles at the New Orleans Saints (4:40pm ET, FOX).

College Basketball
CBS, ESPN ESPN2, beginning at 12pm Live

Top college basketball action today includes Ole Miss at Mississippi State (CBS), Duke at Florida State (ESPN) and Gonzaga at San Francisco (ESPN2).

Super 8
AMC, 8pm

J.J. Abrams’ 2011 supernatural thriller makes its AMC

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Doctor double act can help you live healthier for longer in their anti-ageing series for the Mail

TV doctor Chris van Tulleken is explaining how he and his other half underwent counselling last year.

‘Couples’ counselling, like marriage guidance, I guess,’ he says. ‘We just felt it would be a good thing to do.’

But it wasn’t his marriage that was in trouble (everything with journalist wife Dinah, the mother of his one-year-old daughter, is tickety-boo); it was his relationship with his genetic other half. 

 Today in the Mail's pullout, the twins focus on anti-ageing your brain, and show you simple strategies to give it a boost — from telling you why you're becoming forgetful to revealing the techniques you can use to improve brain health and function

 Today in the Mail’s pullout, the twins focus on anti-ageing your brain, and show you simple strategies to give it a boost — from telling you why

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Friday, Jan. 11: Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ Is Comic Therapy

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Friday, Jan. 11

Sex Education
Netflix
New Series!

Otis (Asa Butterfield) is an inexperienced, socially awkward high school student who lives with his mother (Gillian Anderson), a sex therapist. Surrounded by manuals, videos and tediously open conversations about sex, he is a reluctant expert on the subject. When his home life is revealed at school, Otis realizes he can use his specialist knowledge to gain status. He teams with a whip-smart girl named Maeve (Emma Mackey), and together they set up an underground sex therapy clinic to deal with their fellow students’ weird and wonderful problems. Through this, Otis realizes he may need some therapy of his own.

Informer
Amazon
New Series!

This six-part Brit drama centers on Raza (Nabhaan Rizwan),

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Thursday, Jan. 10: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Season 6 Comes to NBC

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Thursday, Jan. 10

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
NBC, 9pm
Season Premiere!
The popular former FOX comedy begins its sixth season on its new network. Last year, after fan outcry following the show’s cancellation by FOX, NBC quickly swooped in to renew it. Aside from the network, nothing major has changed. The series continues to follow the exploits of Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and his colleagues as they police the NYPD’s 99th Precinct. Season 6 opens with “Honeymoon,” involving Jake and Amy (Melissa Fumero), who tied the knot in the Season 5 finale. We’ll also learn whether Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) has been named the new police commissioner.

Thursday, Jan. 10: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Season 6 Comes to NBC

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Thursday, Jan. 10

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
NBC, 9pm
Season Premiere!
The popular former FOX comedy begins its sixth season on its new network. Last year, after fan outcry following the show’s cancellation by FOX, NBC quickly swooped in to renew it. Aside from the network, nothing major has changed. The series continues to follow the exploits of Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and his colleagues as they police the NYPD’s 99th Precinct. Season 6 opens with “Honeymoon,” involving Jake and Amy (Melissa Fumero), who tied the knot in the Season 5 finale. We’ll also learn whether Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) has been named the new police commissioner.

Wednesday, Jan. 9: ‘The Dictator’s Playbook’ Charts Tyrants’ Rise to Power

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Wednesday, Jan. 9

The Dictator’s Playbook
PBS, 10pm
New Series!

This six-part history series examines the rise and fall of 20th-century dictators. Each immersive hour is a detailed biography of a single dictator, chronicling his early life, rise to power, decline and fall. Rich in psychological detail, the series provides fresh insight into six brutal men who helped to shape world history: Kim Il Sung (Jan. 9), Saddam Hussein (Jan. 16), Benito Mussolini (Jan. 23), Manuel Noriega (Jan. 30), Francisco Franco (Feb. 6) and Idi Amin (Feb. 13). What drove their thirst for domination and control? How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? Through historical context and analysis, the series explores how these dictators functioned, how they influenced each

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OSU’s Moore discusses a tale of the trees

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Shannen Doherty, Sarah Michelle Gellar double date with their husbands: Pic!

‘90s Hollywood royalty out on the town! Sarah Michelle Gellarand her husband, Freddie Prinze Jr., went on an epic double date with pals Shannen Doherty and her hubby, Kurt Iswarienko, on Tuesday, January 8, and the pictures are giving Us FOMO.

“Couples date night. Everyone knows how much I love @sarahmgellar but do you know how much I also love @realfreddieprinze?” Doherty, 47, captioned an Instagram post of the fab foursome in front of a Venice, California, restaurant.

The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum added: “Laughed all night, ate way too much food at my favorite place @felixlosangeles with the great chef @evanfunke and obviously I love my man @kurtiswarienko Perfect night with my closest and dearest. #felixtrattoria #friendship #love.”

Gellar, 41, for her part, shared

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