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8 p.m. on WMAR WJLA WMDT The Goldbergs
In a new episode called “The Lasagna You Deserve,” Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) recruits Barry and Erica (Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia) to help her teach their kid brother Adam (Sean Giambrone) to be more assertive. Adam takes things too far, however, leaving him guilt-stricken. Meanwhile, Murray (Jeff Garlin) vows to be a better friend after discovering that Vic (guest star Cedric Yarbrough) doesn’t trust him with a secret. David Koechner, Richard Kind, Stephen Tobolowsky, Dan Bakkedahl and Artemis Pebdani also guest star.
8:30 p.m. on WMAR WJLA
As the 100th episode of his podcast, “Getting Frank With Franklin,” rolls around, Franklin (Evan O’Toole) invites the entire Otto family to be his guests, but after watching the intrusive style he employs with others in the house, Katie (Katy Mixon) vows to keep her own interview light and fun in the new episode “Getting Frank With the Ottos.” That becomes a lot harder, though, when Kathryn (recurring guest star Wendie Malick), Katie’s button-pushing mom, unexpectedly joins her for the session. Matt Shively also guest stars.
10 p.m. on FX Snowfall
Season 4 of this historical crime drama opens on Jan. 1, 1985, where Ronald Reagan successfully has won re-election to the presidency. Yet while this president declares that it’s “morning again in America,” the demand for crack cocaine on the streets of South Central Los Angeles remains higher than ever. Franklin Saint (Damson Idris) and his dealers are reaping the benefits of this rise in drug addiction, but the Los Angeles Police Department is diverting unprecedented money and resources to Washington’s new “war on drugs.” Another episode follows.