New quiz show for kids, “Genius Junior,” premieres, and Stewie goes to therapy on “Family Guy.”

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“Little Big Shots”

Season-three premiere of hit kid variety show hosted by Steve Harvey, this season with talented kids from around the world and standouts from past seasons; tonight featuring a 6-year-old dancer, a classically trained trio of string players, a 3-year old viral sensation with his pet dog, and performance by “America’s Got Talent” runner-up child singer Angelica Hale, 7 p.m. Sunday on KING.

Also on Sunday

“Instinct,” 8 p.m. (KIRO): Series premiere; former CIA operative Dylan Reinhart uses his skills to help NYPD Detective Lizzie Needham stop a serial killer.

“American Idol,” 8 p.m. (KOMO): Last week’s premiere drew big ratings; the auditions continue with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

“Genius Junior,” 9 p.m. (KING): Premiere of new quiz show with smart kids competing in teams to win up to $400,000, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.

“Family Guy,” 9 p.m. (KCPQ): After pushing a classmate down the stairs, Stewie is sent to a child psychologist (voiced by Ian McKellen) who helps uncover truths about his many issues.

“Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER,” 9 p.m. (NATGEOWILD): Season-five premiere; Dr. Kelleher and her team treat a Burmese python and a snake with two heads.

“Timeless,” 10 p.m. (KING): The team chases Rittenhouse to a stock-car race in the 1950s and teams up with Wendell Scott, the first African-American NASCAR driver.

“Madam Secretary,” 10 p.m. (KIRO): Jay and Kat devise a way to help persecuted foreign LGBTQ citizens escape their country, but the plan could threaten relationships with neighboring allies.

“The Chi,” 10 p.m. (SHOWTIME): Season-one finale; Ronnie faces his past crimes; Brandon’s plan to finance his business goes awry; Kevin stars in the school play and attends a cast party with his friends.


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