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Around the remote: Chuck Barney’s TV picks for Feb. 19-25

Don’t miss: “Big Little Lies” – A stellar cast featuring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern bolsters this juicy, seven-episode whodunit. Adapted by David E. Kelley from a bestselling novel, it’s set in the tranquil coastal town of Monterey, where alpha females and trophy wives lead seemingly carefree lives in majestic homes. But the glossy picture-perfectionism is shattered when someone ends up dead during a swanky fundraiser gala. 8 p.m. Sunday, HBO

Other bets

Sunday: As Season 2 of “Billions” begins, hard-charging U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades continues his anger-fueled battle against billionaire hedge fund king Bobby “Axe” Axelrod, scorching the earth in a costly war for personal domination. 9 p.m., Showtime

Sunday: Pete Holmes stars in the new semi-autobiographical comedy “Crashing.” He’s a suburban nice guy who is married to his childhood sweetheart and dreams of making it as a stand-up comedian. But when he learns his wife is cheating on him, he is forced to reevaluate his priorities. 9:30 p.m., HBO

Monday: Fans of “Bates Motel,” brace yourself. In its final season, the eerie series will eventually synch up with “Psycho,” while delivering plenty of homages to Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece. Checking in will be pop star Rihanna, who plays Bates’ most famous guest, Marion Crane. 9 p.m., A&E

Tuesday: In Season 2 of “The Detour,” Nate receives a promising job opportunity, and the family moves to New York City for a fresh start. We smell “disaster” in the air. 9 p.m., TBS

Wednesday: As “Major Crimes” returns for its winter premiere, we’re worried about the health of Detective Flynn, who suffered a heart attack in the fall finale. More (low-impact) gym time and fewer fatty foods, please. 8 p.m., TNT

Thursday: Ready for another spin-off? In “The Blacklist: Redemption,” the notorious criminals from Red’s infamous list band together to form an elite mercenary team that tries to do good, not evil. We wish them luck with that. 9 p.m., NBC

Thursday: “Sun Records” is a new drama series that whisks viewers back to the 1950s to relive the days when producer Sam Phillips (Chad Michael Murray) was working with legends-in-the-making Elvis Presley (Drake Milligan), Johnny Cash (Kevin Fonteyne), Jerry Lee Lewis (Christian Lees) and Carl Perkins (Dustin Ingram). 9 p.m., CMT

Friday: As the final season of “Grimm” continues, deadly attacks against scientists lead Nick, Hank and Wu on an investigation unlike no other. Meanwhile, as the research continues into the origins of the cloth, Monroe and Rosalee learn that Eve is feeling the effects of the death grip. 7 p.m., NBC

Saturday: The “2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards” may not be as prestigious as the Oscars, but the show is usually more fun. Nick Kroll and John Mulaney host the annual event that celebrates the best in independent movies. 4 p.m., IFC

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