What’s On Tonight: Portlandia secedes from the union
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Thursday, February 16. All times are Eastern.
Riverdale (The CW, 9 p.m.): Riverdale is only four episodes in, but it’s already time for “The Last Picture Show.” Jughead leads an impassioned battle against an anonymous buyer who wants to tear down Riverdale’s drive-in movie theater. Because apparently protecting cinematic institutions is what loner teens are up to these days. Elsewhere, the show zeroes in on its most troubling character, Miss Grundy: Is this predatory teacher who she seems to be? What secrets are in her past? And will the show ever explicitly acknowledge that her relationship with Archie is statutory rape? After Riverdale handled the topic of slut-shaming so well last week, LaToya Ferguson sure hopes so.
Portlandia (IFC, 10 p.m.): “Portland Secedes” is the title of this week’s Portlandia episode, and …