Sometimes it takes a good role to make you see a familiar performer in a new light. Amanda Peet is not to be missed in “Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story” (9 p.m., USA Network, TV-14).

It’s not just the 1980s hairdos and outfits that she wears so well. I feel like I’ve never seen her before! And I’ve viewed (and reviewed) Amanda Peet in a gazillion shows, from “Jack & Jill” (1999) to “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” (2006), “Brockmire” (2017) and “The Romanoffs” (2018).

I’ve seen Amanda Peet in so many shows, I feel like a stalker. She’s basically been typecast as the funny, sardonic, good-looking object of desire. “Betty Broderick” allows her to play the woman scorned, the mother of the

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