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The Big Three Turn Forty as This Is Us Returns For Season 5

ALSO: Clare & Dale make waves on The Bachelorette, Sarah Cooper makes her Netflix debut, and more.
  • Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz and Sterling K. Brown in a scene from tonight's two-hour season premiere of This is Us. (Photo: NBC)
    Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz and Sterling K. Brown in a scene from tonight's two-hour season premiere of This is Us. (Photo: NBC)

    With tensions at a fever pitch between Kevin and Randall, a shared birthday celebration seems destined to bring new drama as This is Us kicks off its fifth season tonight with two back-to-back episodes. Also today: Bachelorette Clare's special bond with Dale rankles the other men, Sarah Cooper lands on Netflix, and CBS brings The Price is Right and Let's Make a Deal back to prime time with some Covid-era tweaks. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Tuesday:

    SEASON PREMIERE: After a seven-month break, it's catch-up time for the Pearsons as the time-hopping This is Us returns addresses our current moment, with new plotlines set to include Black Lives Matter and the ongoing pandemic. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on NBC

    NEW EPISODE: The attention Clare has been paying to Dale has not gone unnoticed on The Bachelorette, and it doesn't seem to be sitting well with the other men vying for her attention. Watch a preview. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    COMEDY SPECIAL: Sarah Cooper burst into the national consciousness earlier this year after videos of her lip-syncing the musings of President Trump went viral. Today the comic brings her off-beat  brand of comedy to Netflix with some help from some famous friends in her first-ever comedy special, Sarah Cooper: Evertyhing's Fine. Primetimer's Joe Reid watched the special and filed this reviewStreaming on Netflix

    NEW EPISODE: Coaches Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, John Legend, and Kelly Clarkson continue filing out their teams as The Voice's blind auditions continue for a fourth night. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: Historian John Meacham explores The Soul of America and discovers that we've been here before — and there is a way out. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    PRIMETIME SPECIAL: The pandemic has forced some changes, but that isn't stopping Drew Carey and The Price is Right at Night from returning to CBS for a series of one-off specials. Watch a preview8:00 PM ET on CBS

    PRIMETIME SPECIAL: Not to be left out, Wayne Brady is hosting Let's Make a Deal Primetime, in which all of tonight's contestants will be essential workers. Watch a preview9:00 PM ET on CBS

    SEASON PREMIERE: With hotel conversion plans on the back burner at the start of Season 2, the owners decide to use Button House as a wedding venue. Unfortunately, the show's namesake Ghosts may get the home more attention than expected when one of them is captured in photos shared on social media. Watch the trailer. Streaming on HBO Max

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

    TOPICS: This Is Us, NBC