Critically acclaimed comedy-drama returns.

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“Better Things”

Season-two premiere of comedy-drama about a struggling actress and single mom raising three daughters, starring Pamela Adlon, also co-creator of the critically acclaimed comedy series, along with former “Lucky Louie’’ co-star Louis C.K. 10 p.m. Thursday on FX.

Madeline McKenzie: mmckenzie@seattletimes.com

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“Truth and Lies: The Murder of Lacie Peterson,” 9 p.m. (KOMO): Archival footage and new interviews look at the arrest and conviction of Scott Peterson in the murder of his wife, as he awaits the results of an appeal.

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“A Place to Call Home,” 9 p.m. (KCTS): Historical drama; Sarah’s accusation of Regina sees her labeled as a potential Communist; Jack proves to Carolyn that she’s worthy of him.

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” 11:30 p.m. (KING): Actor Jake Gyllenhaal; Dr. Jane Goodall; Yo Gotti performs with Nicki Minaj.