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What to watch this week: ‘The Bachelor’ finale, Mister Rogers PBS special, new ‘Jessica Jones’

By Chelsea Tatham
Published: March 5, 2018
Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones. (David Giesbrecht/Netflix)


SEASON FINALE: The Bachelor, 8 p.m., ABC: Bachelor Arie claims he's in love with both Becca K. and Lauren B., but who will he give his final rose to? The two will get to meet his parents before he chooses his future wife.

SERIES PREMIERE: Teen Mom: Young + Pregnant, 8 p.m., MTV: Original teen mom Maci introduces five new moms in the spinoff series of 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom.

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SPECIAL: Mister Rogers: It's You I Like, 8 p.m., PBS: A celebration of the iconic children's show, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, for its 50th anniversary. Features insights from celebrities who have been influenced and inspired by the late Fred Rogers, cast members and his wife, Joanne. Michael Keaton hosts.

Previous coverage: The Mister Rogers 50th anniversary special will soothe your weary soul

The Bachelor: After the Final Rose, 8 p.m., ABC: Aria, Becca and Lauren join host Chris Harrison for a season reunion. Arie recalls a decision that blindsided both of them and they're joined by some of the other women from the season.


SERIES PREMIERE: Life Sentence, 9 p.m., CW: In the premiere, Stella (Lucy Hale) learns that the cancer she thought would kill her has been cured, forcing her to face the consequences of her "live every day like it's your last" decisions.


SEASON PREMIERE: Jessica Jones Season 2, 3 a.m., Netflix: The foul-mouthed, whiskey-swigging, superheroic personal investigator it's back for a second season. This time, she's not fighting a specific villain, but inner demons brought on by the missing memories to her own back.

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SERIES PREMIERE: Champions, 9:30 p.m., NBC: A new comedy about a washed-up high school baseball star who gives up his dreams to take over a family gym in Brooklyn.

SEASON FINALE: Top Chef, 9 p.m., Bravo: It's an epic showdown in Aspen, as the final two chefs cook the meal of their lives. They'll need to impress the judges, but also celebrity chefs Nancy Silverton, Jonathan Waxman and Curtis Duffy.

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