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“True De­tec­tive” (8 p.m., 10 p.m., 12:30 a.m., HBO): An Arkansas com­mu­nity is rocked by the un­solved mur­der of two school­child­ren as this ac­claimed crime drama re­turns for Sea­son 3 af­ter an ex­tended hia­tus. Acad­emy Award win­ner Ma­her­shala Ali stars as West Finger, Ark., po­lice de­tec­tive Wayne Hays, who remains haunted by the case more than three decades later. The story plays out in three time­lines: the 1980 crime and sub­se­quent in­ves­ti­ga­tion, new de­vel­op­ments that arise in 1990, and 2015, as Hays re­flects on the mys­tery.

“24th An­nual Crit­ics’ Choice Awards” (6 p.m., CW): Ac­tress Claire Foy and writer-pro­ducer Chuck Lorre re­ceive spe­cial awards dur­ing this an­nual gala cer­e­mony by the Broad­cast Film Crit­ics As­so­ci­a­tion and the Broad­cast Tele­vi­sion Jour­nal­ists As­so­ci­a­tion, hosted by Taye Diggs. Among film cat­e­gories, the his­tor­i­cal dram­edy “The Favourite” leads the field with 14 nom­i­na­tions.

“Best Friend’s Be­trayal” (7 p.m., 11:01 p.m., Life­time): Katie and Jess have been BFFs for a long time, but when Jess gets se­ri­ous about a new “per­fect” guy, there’s some­thing about Nick, a cel­e­brated crime writer, that raises red flags with Katie. Up to a point, Katie’s con­cern for her best friend is only nat­u­ral, but as the story un­folds, she moves into ob­ses­sive feel­ings about Jess that have Nick strug­gling to find a way to make Jess see the truth. Mary Grill, Vanessa Walsh and Jaime M. Cal­lica star in this new thriller.

“Amer­i­can Style” (8 p.m., 10 p.m., CNN): Tim Gunn, Donna Karan, An­dre Leon Tal­ley, Christie Brink­ley and Diane von Fursten­berg are among the style and fash­ion icons ap­pear­ing in this new four-part docu-se­ries, which uses archival footage and in­ter­views to high­light the most mem­o­rable mo­ments from fash­ion and pop cul­ture. The opener, “1940s/50s: War Boots to Work Suits,” ex­plores how World War II and Hol­ly­wood helped es­tab­lish a sense of an Amer­i­can fash­ion iden­tity.

“Emma Field­ing Mys­ter­ies” (8 p.m., HMM): Court­ney Thorne-Smith re­turns as ar­chae­ol­o­gist-sleuth Emma Field­ing in the new “More Bit­ter Than Sweet,” which opens with her char­ac­ter host­ing an an­nual con­fer­ence for her pro­fes­sional peers. Things get off to a rocky start at the open­ing night din­ner, how­ever, when the as­so­ci­a­tion’s pres­i­dent (Janet Kid­der) abruptly drops dead at the podium just as she’s about to name her suc­ces­sor.

“Val­ley of the Boom” (8 p.m., 10 p.m., NGEO): This hy­brid of scripted drama and doc­u­men­tary in­ter­views presents an in­ven­tive ex­am­i­na­tion of the game-chang­ing birth of Sil­i­con Val­ley, start­ing with the “browser wars” of the early 1990s through the cat­a­strophic 2001 im­plo­sion of the dot-com bub­ble. In the se­ries pre­miere, “Part 1: Print (Hello, World),” Marc An­dreessen (John Karna) and his team hit the road try­ing to get in­vestors for their Netscape browser. The se­ries cast also in­cludes Bradley Whit­ford, Steve Zahn and Lamorne Morris.

“Rel” (8:31 p.m., FOX): Alerted that his daugh­ter has got­ten into some trou­ble at school, Rel (Lil Rel How­ery) im­me­di­ately hits the road to re­solve this press­ing fam­ily mat­ter in the Sea­son 1 fi­nale, “Cleve­land.” Mean­while, in Chicago, Brit­tany (Jes­sica “Jess Hi­lar­i­ous” Moore) tries to help Nat (Jor­dan L. Jones) set some per­sonal goals by show­ing him how to cre­ate a per­sonal vision board. Leah Jef­fries and Che Ta­fari guest star.

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Ma­her­shala Ali

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