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TV picks: 'Valor,' 'Jane the Virgin,' 'The Story of Us,' and more

Ellen Gray, Television Critic

Updated: Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00 AM

Gina Rodriguez and Tyler Posey in a scene from the fourth-season premiere of the CW’s “Jane The Virgin,” airing on Oct. 13

Let’s Make a Deal. The game show-centric network celebrates the work of the late Monty Hall with a six-hour marathon. 9 a.m. Sunday, GSN.

Objectified. TMZ founder Harvey Levin hosts this interview show in which high-profile people discuss their lives through items that have meaning for them. This week’s guest, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, talks about, among other things, his time living in America, where he attended and graduated from Cheltenham High School. 8 p.m. Sunday, Fox News Channel.

Valor. The third, and possibly the soapiest, of the season’s dramas to focus on elite military personnel, this one involves U.S. Army helicopter pilots and stars Christina Ochoa as one of her unit’s first female pilots and Matt Barr as the superior officer with whom she shares some dangerous secrets. 9 p.m. Monday, CW.

The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman. In the first installment of a six-part series about the forces that bind humanity, Freeman looks at the concept of freedom, and comes to Philadelphia to interview Patrick Spero, librarian and at the American Philosophical Society Library. The two discuss the Declaration of Independence, and the way editing changed the meaning of some of Thomas Jefferson’s original wording. 9 p.m. Wednesday, National Geographic Channel.

Dynasty. Consider this more warning than recommendation: The pilot of this reboot of the 1980s primetime soap is basically an argument for letting the Carringtons rest in peace. 9 p.m. Wednesday, CW.

Mr. Robot. Rami Malek and Christian Slater return for a third season in Washington Township (N.J.) High grad Sam Esmail’s twisted tale of a highly conflicted computer hacker. 10 p.m. Wednesday, USA.

The Comedy Get Down. Scripted series about life behind the scenes of a comedy tour that includes D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, and the now-late Charlie Murphy, who’s also appeared posthumously in Starz’s Power. In the first episode, the guys try to refrain from using a word the tour’s sponsor would rather they didn’t. Expect lots of bleeping. 11:30 p.m. Thursday, BET.

Jane the Virgin. In fourth-season premiere of the telenovela-inspired dramedy, Rafael (Justin Baldoni) faces a reversal of fortune and Jane (Gina Rodriguez) is reunited with her first love, Adam (Tyler Posey). Follows the return at 8 of Rachel Bloom’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, so why not make it a night? 9 p.m. Friday, CW.

Lore. Horror anthology series that began life as a popular podcast “presents the frightening and often disturbing tales based on real people and events that have led to our modern-day myths and legends,” according to Amazon. In case, you’re not finding real life already horrifying enough. Friday (the 13th), Amazon Prime Video.

Ellen Gray, Television Critic

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