What to Watch Tonight

The Oscars, Downton Finale, Bob Simon Tribute and More

Neil Patrick Harris Oscars

On TV this Sunday: Neil Patrick Harris gets his most legendary gig yet at the Oscars, Downton Abbey and Grantchester wrap up, 60 Minutes honors Bob Simon and The Walking Dead introduces a friendly face. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar.

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  • CBS
    60 Minutes Presents: Remembering Bob Simon

    In a special 90-minute broadcast, colleagues of the late correspondent Bob Simon pay tribute to his work in journalism.

  • ABC
    87th Annual Academy Awards

    Ubiquitous awards host Neil Patrick Harris leads this year’s celebration of cinema. Meanwhile, I’m still coping with The Lego Movie’s snub.

  • PBS
    Downton Abbey

    Season finale: London brings the Crawleys and their servants scandal, sabotage and a Scotland Yard stunner; Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise; Robert has a revelation. (Next Sunday: The Christmas special! Renewed.)

  • HBO
    Girls

    Soul-searching leads Hannah to an epiphany, while another disastrous interview for Shoshanna ends on a high note.

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    After surviving a major storm, Rick and the others meet what appears to be a friendly person.

  • NBC
    Law & Order: SVU

    Repeat to Revisit: If you missed NBC’s crossover between SVU, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D., now’s your chance to catch the big episode.

  • HBO
    Togetherness

    During a morning hike, Brett meets Linda (Mary Steenburgen, Justified), a New Age believer who encourages him to get in touch with himself.

  • PBS
    Grantchester

    Season finale: Sidney tries to stop a killing spree as Geordie’s life hangs in the balance. (Not yet renewed Stateside.)

  • HBO
    Looking

    Patrick decides to be a “fun gay” by throwing a Halloween party — only to end up distracted by Richie and his new beau.