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“The Masked Singer” (9:30 p.m., FOX): Jamie Foxx drops in as a guest panelist as Sea­son 3 of this hit se­ries pre­mieres in a max­i­mum vis­i­bil­ity time pe­riod, im­me­di­ately fol­low­ing the NFL cham­pi­onship game, but that’s only ap­pro­pri­ate for a game show as to­tally bonkers as this one. The sec­ond episode airs Wed­nes­day, Feb. 5. Host Nick Can­non wel­comes 18 celebrity con­tes­tants this sea­son, up from Sea­son 2’s 16, and fans can count on see­ing some new cos­tumes. The show’s pro­duc­ers also are mak­ing the clues gen­er­ally harder in this edi­tion.

“De­li­cious Miss Brown” (11 a.m., Food): Look­ing for a few last-minute additions to your re­fresh­ments? Host Kardea Brown may have just the thing in a new episode called “Big Game Bites,” which finds her get­ting ready to host her hun­gry fam­ily for the NFL’s main event. Her menu in­cludes fried chicken wings with a va­ri­ety of home­made dip­ping sauces, South­ern dev­iled eggs and chips with crab dip.

“Kit­ten Bowl VII” (1 p.m., 4 p.m., Hall­mark): More than 100 adorable kit­tens, all of them res­cued and up for adop­tion, com­pete in this year’s edi­tion of the Fe­line Foot­ball Cham­pi­onship. TV per­son­al­ity and au­thor Beth Stern re­turns as host from Hall­mark Chan­nel’s Kit­ten Bowl Sta­dium, where she’ll be joined by com­men­ta­tors Jill Wagner and Bren­nan El­liott pro­vid­ing play-by-play cov­er­age, as well as Fe­line Foot­ball League com­mis­sioner Boomer Esi­a­son. For­mer NFL run­ning back Rashad Jen­nings serves as field correspond­ent.

“Puppy Bowl XVI Pre-Game Show” (1:02 p.m., ANIM): An­i­mal Planet col­lab­o­rated with 61 ded­i­cated an­i­mal shel­ters and res­cue or­ga­ni­za­tions rep­re­sent­ing more than 25 states to fill the ros­ters of this year’s face-off be­tween Team Ruff and Team Fluff with nearly 100 adopt­able pup­pies, the most in the event’s his­tory. Fans may no­tice a change in team col­ors, from the pre­vi­ous yel­low and green to “Bark Blue” and “Tail Mary Tan­ger­ine.”

“The Out­sider” (8 p.m., 10:10 p.m., 12:15 a.m., HBO): Af­ter re­turn­ing from a truly rev­e­la­tory trip to New York, a fired-up Holly (Cyn­thia Erivo) starts search­ing for clues at sev­eral lo­ca­tions con­nected to the Day­ton case in a new episode called “Tear-Drinker.” Mean­while, af­ter find­ing her­self thor­oughly shaken up by an un­nerv­ing in­ci­dent at work, Jeannie (Mare Win­ning­ham) de­liv­ers an omi­nous warn­ing to Ralph (Ben Men­del­sohn).

“The EE Bri­tish Academy Film Awards 2020” (8:10 p.m., BBCA): Gra­ham Nor­ton hosts this year’s cer­e­monies from the Royal Al­bert Hall in Lon­don as the Bri­tish Academy of Film and Tele­vi­sion Arts hands out ac­co­lades for the best films and doc­u­men­taries that screened in Bri­tish cinemas dur­ing 2019. Lead­ing this year’s pack of nom­i­nees is “Joker” with 11 nods, fol­lowed closely by “The Ir­ish­man” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hol­ly­wood” (tied at 10 each) and the wartime drama “1917” (nine).

“Worst Cooks in Amer­ica” (9 p.m., 12 a.m., Food): In a NFL-friendly new episode called “Let’s Get Ready to Tail­gate,” the re­cruits prepare game day dishes that de­ter­mine how quickly they can move down the field to the end zone. Next, they recre­ate some supremely tasty burg­ers cre­ated by Al­ton Brown and Anne Bur­rell. Fi­nally, for the main dish chal­lenge, the re­cruits whip up some sta­ples of the South­ern tail­gat­ing tra­di­tion, with the least suc­cess­ful team­mates wind­ing up cut.

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Nick Can­non

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