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Netflix's New Queer Dramedy Gives Us Reason to Feel Good

ALSO: Top Chef All-Stars: LA, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Altered Carbon: Resleeved, and more.
  • Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie star in Feel Good. (Netflix)
    Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie star in Feel Good. (Netflix)

    Canadian writer and comedian Mae Martin plays a fictionalized version of herself in the new Netflix dramedy Feel Good, which follows a new couple as they embark on an intense new romance, following the course of their relationship and its reverberations through their circles of friend and relatives. Also today: Doug Judy returns to Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Top Chef kicks off a long-awaited second all-stars season, and Netflix has a special surprise for Altered Carbon fans. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: Mae Martin stars in Feel Good, as a comedian in recovery who is struggling to find balance as she embarks on a intense relationship with George (Charlotte Ritchie). Lisa Kudrow costars. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    SEASON PREMIERE: Fifteen of Top Chef's most skilled competitors return for Top Chef All-Stars: LA, squaring off in the City of Angels for another shot at the title. Primetimer's Joe Reid and Kevin O'Keeffe have this preview10:00 PM ET on Bravo

    NEW EPISODE: Craig Robinson is back on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as the infamous Doug Judy, whose latest visit to the Nine-Nine involves a personal beef with Jake (Andy Samberg). 8:30 PM ET on NBC

    SPECIAL PRESENTATION: NBC is pre-emping Law & Order: SVU tonight for NBC News Special Report: Coronavirus Pandemic, an hour-long special anchored by Lester Holt that will attempt to answer viewers' biggest questions about the global crisis. 10:00 PM ET on NBC

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: Andrew Rossi (Page One: Inside the New York Times) directs the HBO documentary After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News, examining the rise of distorted reporting and deliberate misinformation and the role they're playing in reshaping America and the world at large. Watch the preview. 9:00m PM ET on HBO

    SERIES PREMIERE: Altered Carbon fans who've already burned through the second season, won't want to miss Altered Carbon: Resleeved, Netflix's anime companion to the cyberpunk sci-fi series. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    SERIES PREMIERE: The first four episodes of Tyler Perry's Ruthless premiere on BET+ today. The one-hour drama is a spinoff of BET's The Oval. Watch the preview. Streaming on BET+


    • Grey's Anatomy follows Meredith on a hectic day of surgeries. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on ABC
    • Better Things finds Sam (Pamela Adlon) giving Phil (Celia Imrie) a DNA test. 10:00 PM ET on FX
    • Superstore sees Amy bringing her baby to the store, only to lose patience with the way everyone second guesses her parenting skills. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
    • Deputy chases down an increasingly complicated web of developments in a convoluted investigation. 9:00 PM ET on Fox

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Feel Good, Netflix, Mae Whitman