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The hammer comes down on I Am The Night

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Photo: Clay Enos (TNT)

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Monday, February 11. All times are Eastern.


Top pick

I Am The Night (TNT, 9 p.m.): The second “enjoyably odd” episode of TNT’s I Am The Night saw things get even worse for Chris Pine’s down-on-his-luck Jay Singletary—really saying something for a dude to whom we’re introduced as he’s chased off a beach by a sobbing, pleading woman and straight into a vat of nuclear-strength self-loathing. But as you might guess, Singletary’s troubles are far from over, and in “Dark Flower,” he has another run-in with bought-and-paid-for government suit Billis (Russian Doll’s Yul Vazquez).

But hey, at least our two storylines seem to be converging. Noel Murray will have the skinny in his recap.


Regular coverage

Arrow (The CW, 8 p.m.)

Wild card

Scotty And The Secret History Of Hollywood (Starz, 9 p.m.): What the hell, let’s make it an evening of behind-closed-doors Los Angeles history. This documentary centers on Scotty Bowers, “a handsome ex-Marine who landed in Hollywood after World War II and became confidante, aide-de-camp and lover to many of Hollywood’s greatest male—and female—stars.”

There’s certainly a salacious aspect to this story, but filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer approaches the subject with compassion and a readiness to embrace contradiction.


Contributor, The A.V. Club and The Takeout. Allison loves TV, bourbon, and overanalyzing social interactions. Please buy her book, How TV Can Make You Smarter (Chronicle, 2020). It’s short!

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