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Rent (Fox— newspe­cial, Jan. 27)

This live ver­sion of the award-win­ning mu­si­cal comes from ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer Marc Platt (“Grease: Live,” “La La Land,” “Wicked”). Cel­e­brat­ing its 20th an­niver­sary this year, the pro­duc­tion tells the story of seven strug­gling artists who are try­ing to go af­ter their dreams dur­ing a dif­fi­cult pe­riod of po­lit­i­cal and social un­rest. The cast in­cludes Kiersey Cle­mons (“Hearts Beat Loud”), Bran­don Vic­tor Dixon (“Je­sus Christ Su­per­star Live in Con­cert”), Jor­dan Fisher (“Hamil­ton,” “Danc­ing With the Stars”) and Vanessa Hud­gens (“Sec­ond Act,” “Grease: Live”).

Won’t You BeMy Neigh­bor (HBO, Feb. 9)

This doc­u­men­tary from Os­car-win­ning direc­tor Mor­gan Neville looks at the decades-long ca­reer of Amer­ica’s fa­vorite neigh­bor, Fred Rogers. “Mis­ter Rogers’ Neigh­bor­hood” ran from 1968 to 2001, en­ter­tain­ing chil­dren with a host of char­ac­ters, in pup­pet and hu­man form, and teach­ing valu­able life les­sons. Though the cul­ture con­tin­ued to change around him, Rogers was de­ter­mined to al­ways com­mu­ni­cate the mes­sage of com­pas­sion and pos­i­tiv­ity.

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