TV This Week Feb. 7 - 13: ‘Super Bowl 50’ on CBS

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers play the Denver Broncos in "Super Bowl 50" on CBS.

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers play the Denver Broncos in “Super Bowl 50" on CBS.

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Super Bowl counter-programming never looked quite so cute as in the new specials “Kitten Bowl III” and “Puppy Bowl XII.” Noon, 3 and 6 p.m. Hallmark Channel; 2:30, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m. Animal Planet

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers battle Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in “Super Bowl 50.” Coldplay, Beyoncé and who knows who else will rock the halftime show. 3:30 p.m. CBS


Seth Rogen, Paul Dano, Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Sylvester Stallone and Joel Edgerton take part in a supporting-actors roundtable on a new edition of “The Envelope.” 5:30 p.m. Ovation

“The Wrong Roommate” is always late with his share of the rent, and that ain’t the worst of it, in this thriller. With Dominique Swain, Brianna Chomer, Vivaca A. Fox and Eric Roberts. 9 p.m. Lifetime


The new documentary “Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma” probes the threat posed by self-radicalized Islamic extremists within our own borders. 9 p.m. HBO

Castle and Beckett (Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic) are back in the mystery-solving business on the midseason premiere of “Castle.” “High School Musical’s” Corbin Bleu guest stars. 10 p.m. ABC

Get up-close and personal with Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater’s first-ever African American principal dancer, in the new documentary “A Ballerina’s Tale” airing on “Independent Lens.” 10 p.m. KOCE

A former “Daily Show” correspondent comes into her own with the new late-night talk show “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee.” 10:30 p.m. TBS; also Cartoon Network, TNT, Tru TV


Golden girls: Oscar winners Patricia Arquette and Julianne Moore are both featured on a new edition of the genealogy series “Finding Your Roots.” 8 p.m. KOCE

The chilling tale of 1920s thrill-killers Leopold and Loeb is retold in the new episode “The Perfect Crime” on “American Experience.” 9 p.m. KOCE

“Frontline” puts a spotlight on the booming business of online fantasy-sports betting in the new exposé “The Fantasy Sports Gamble.” 10 p.m. KOCE

After the eighth-season premiere of “Tosh.0,” it’s the debut of the titillating talk show “Not Safe With Nikki Glaser.” 10 and 10:30 p.m. Comedy Central


My, what big antlers you have! It’s all about the majestic moose on new episode of “Nature.” 8 p.m. KOCE

Crossover alert! A new “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” launches a story line that concludes on a new “Chicago P.D.” 9 and 10 p.m. NBC

You must remember this…: “Nova” examines the latest advances in understanding how human memory works, and sometimes doesn’t, in the new episode “Memory Hackers.” 9 p.m. KOCE


Life imitates art for an actress of a certain age (Juliette Binoche) in Olivier Assayas’ Switzerland-set 2014 drama “Clouds of Sils Maria.” Kristen Stewart and Chloë Grace Moretz also star. 7 p.m. Showtime

Thursdays are once again handled with the midseason premieres of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder.” 8, 9 and 10 p.m. ABC

She’s still the boss: Alyssa Milano is back as host and judge for a new season of “Project Runway All Stars.” 9 p.m. Lifetime

“Nashville’s” Hayden Panettiere meets “Telenovela’s” Eva Longoria in an all-new “Lip Sync Battle.” 10 p.m. Spike

“Those Who Can’t,” teach, in this new sitcom set at a high school. 10:30 p.m. Tru TV


What can we say about “The Amazing Race” that we haven’t said 27 times before? The multi-Emmy-winning competition series is back for its 28th go-round. 8 p.m. CBS

Everyday he had the blues: The late, great blues guitarist and singer B.B. King is profiled on a new edition of “American Masters.” 9 p.m. KOCE

Three men are in for the climb of their lives as they try to tackle the Himalayan peak known as “Meru” in this 2015 documentary. 9 p.m. Showtime

The encore 2013 documentary “David Bowie: Five Years” celebrates the now dearly departed rock-music legend. 10 p.m. KOCE


The late Paul Walker took his last turn behind the wheel in the 2015 action-franchise entry “Furious 7.” Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Jason Statham also star. 8 p.m. HBO

Dating app meets worst-case scenario in the new thriller “Wrong Swipe.” 8 p.m. Lifetime

Gay activists make common cause with striking coal miners in Thatcher-era Britain, with fabulous results, in the fact-based 2014 drama “Pride.” With Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West and Paddy Considine. 8 p.m. Showtime

“The O.C.'s” Autumn Reeser finds love in the romantic new TV movie “Valentine Ever After.” 9 p.m. Hallmark Channel

She’s back: Melissa McCarthy makes her fourth appearance hosting “Saturday Night Live,” with musical guest Kanye West. 11:29 p.m. NBC

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