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“Room 104” (10:30 p.m., 1 a.m., HBO): Sea­son 2 of this an­thol­ogy se­ries from sib­ling cre­ators Mark and Jay Du­plass pre­mieres tonight with two back-to-back episodes, a for­mat that will con­tinue on sub­se­quent Fri­days. In the first, “FOMO” (an acro­nym for “fear of miss­ing out”), Char­lyne Yi (“House”) stars as Grace, whose close friends Matty and Tanya (Tom Lenk, Pia Shah) take her on a trip to cel­e­brate her 30th birth­day. They’re sur­prised when her sis­ter, Karen (Jen­nifer Lafleur), shows up un­in­vited.

“Red Spar­row” (6:40 p.m., 10 p.m., Cine­max): Os­car win­ner Jen­nifer Lawrence had a rare crit­i­cal and com­mer­cial mis­fire with this 2018 adap­ta­tion of a novel by for­mer CIA mem­ber Ja­son Matthews. The thriller casts Lawrence as a for­mer bal­le­rina turned Rus­sian spy, who is as­signed by her masters with se­duc­ing a CIA agent (Joel Edger­ton) and per­suad­ing him to di­vulge the name of a Rus­sian as­set who is work­ing for him. The movie eked out a profit at the box of­fice, but came un­der fire for its gra­tu­itous sex and vi­o­lence.

“The Cool Kids” (7:30 p.m., FOX): Hank and Mar­garet (David Alan Grier, Vicki Lawrence) have their hearts set on win­ning a new over­size flat-screen TV that’s the grand prize in a corn­hole com­pe­ti­tion, so they’re sorely dis­ap­pointed when it goes to some other res­i­dents in­stead. Af­ter they find out the win­ners ac­tu­ally cheated, how­ever, Char­lie (Martin Mull) helps them mas­ter­mind a “TV Heist” that in­volves break­ing into Al­li­son’s (guest star Artemis Peb­dani) of­fice af­ter lock­ing her in the sauna with Sid (Les­lie Jor­dan).

“Mid­night, Texas” (8 p.m., NBC): With crit­i­cal hours slip­ping by, Fiji and Man­fred (Parisa Fitz-Hen­ley, Fran­cois Arnaud) mount a des­per­ate ef­fort to dis­cover who or — given that we’re talk­ing about this creepy lit­tle town — what is try­ing to kill Bobo (Dy­lan Bruce) in a new episode called “To Witch Hell and Back.” Mean­while, a guilt-stricken Rev (Yul Vazquez) strug­gles to cope with the moral weight of his dark past, and Joe (Ja­son Lewis) em­braces his new “night job,” which his hus­band knows noth­ing about.

“Din­ers, Drive-Ins and Dives” (8 p.m., 11 p.m., Food): Host Guy Fieri shifts gears into full-blown car­ni­vore mode for “Meaty Mashup,” which takes him to Lit­tle Rock, Ark., where an eatery that used to be a gas sta­tion is now pump­ing bi­son into a bur­rito, along with corn­meal waf­fles piled high with pork. A Viet­namese joint in Santa Rosa, Calif., spe­cial­izes in fan­tas­tic pho from the home coun­try, but also of­fers suc­cu­lent bar­be­cue pork. Over in Napa, Calif. peo­ple line up for a mon­ster burger and fried chicken.

TALK SHOWS “The Tonight Show Star­ring Jimmy Fal­lon” (10:34 p.m., NBC): Ac­tor Mark Wahlberg; au­thors Chip and Joanna Gaines; Zac Brown Band per­forms.*

“The Late Show With Stephen Col­bert” (10:35 p.m., CBS): Ac­tor Alexan­der Skars­gard.*

“Jimmy Kim­mel Live” (10:35 p.m., ABC): Ac­tress Ju­lia Roberts; ed­u­ca­tor “Sci­ence Bob” Pflugfelder; Tena­cious D per­forms.*

Char­lyne Yi

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