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‘Better Call Saul,’ ‘The Carmichael Show’ and More — What to Watch the Week of June 12-15

Our picks of the best things on TV each night this week also include a tribute to Diane Keaton.

Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler - Better Call Saul _ Season 3, Episode 9 - Photo Credit: Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

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Welcome to PeekTV, your regular look at the best that television has to offer. In each installment, we make some picks for the best shows to watch and…toss in a little extra. 

Monday, June 12

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut - Better Call Saul _ Season 3, Episode 9 - Photo Credit: Michele K. Short/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

Better Call Saul  (AMC, 10 p.m.) – “Fall” – Jimmy visits an old friend and takes up a new pastime; Chuck and Hamlin spar over the future of the firm; and Kim faces challenges at work.

READ MORE: ‘Better Call Saul’ Review: Set-Ups and Slip-Ups Abound In the Beginning of the End

Tuesday, June 13

“Animal Kingdom”  (TNT, 9 p.m.) – “Bleed for It” – Smurf takes J to the desert for an old friend’s wake. Also, Baz visits Lucy in Mexico, Pope forges a bond with Amy from the megachurch while babysitting Lena, and Deran mulls over what he’ll risk in order to get a liquor license for the bar.

Wednesday, June 14

THE CARMICHAEL SHOW -- "Shoot-up-able" Episode 304 -- Pictured: (l-r) Carlos Jacott as Officer, Tiffany Haddish as Nekeisha Wiliams, David Alan Grier as Joe Carmichael, Loretta Devine as Cynthia Carmichael, Jerrod Carmichael as Jerrod Carmichael, Lil Rel Howery as Bobby Carmichael, Amber Stevens West as Maxine North -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)

The Carmichael Show  (NBC, 9 p.m.) – “Shoot-Up-Able” – Jerrod survives a tragedy, then fights against being labeled a victim and being coddled by his family. Complications result when he’s forced to tell the police exactly what he saw.

READ MORE: ‘The Carmichael Show’ Review: TV’s Boldest Sitcom Is Funnier Than Ever, Even In A Season 3 Filled with Deep Questions

Thursday, June 15

Diane KeatonAFI Life Achievement Award Gala, Los Angeles, USA - 08 Jun 2017

“AFI Lifetime Achievement Award”  (TNT, 10 p.m.) – The American Film Institute’s 45th Life Achievement Award is presented to actress-filmmaker Diane Keaton. From the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

READ MORE: 5 Lessons For Actresses from Diane Keaton’s AFI Lifetime Achievement Award Tribute

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The annual ATX Television Festival is in full swing and it’s given us plenty to talk about. Michael Schneider and Ben Travers have been on the ground, dropping in on panels and reporting from the biggest reunions, sneakiest previews and unexpected surprises.

(For our full, ongoing ATX coverage, see all the stories here.)

Here’s a Great 2017 TV Quote

Dear White People

Dear White People” (“Chapter IX”)

Coco: I’m smarter than you. I’m more ambitious than you. Thirty years from now, when I am the second black female president, all you’ll be able to do is think about me. And I won’t remember your name.

(We had a chance to speak with “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien last week about the process of making the first season. He had some great insights on the show’s visual look, the soundtrack and the pivotal Barry Jenkins-directed episode.)

Back on Friday with the weekend edition of PeekTV. In the meantime, remember that “Recess” was perfect.

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