On TV this Sunday: Kristen Bell serves as the first-ever host of the SAG Awards, Matt Czuchry and Emily VanCamp lead a new medical drama and J.K. Simmons meets his Counterpart. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
The Resident Scrubs In, Kristen Bell Hosts the SAG Awards, AFC and NFC Championships and More
AFC Championship Game
The New England Patriots take on Jason Mendoza’s beloved Jacksonville Jaguars (“Bortles!”), live from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
Cover Story: Meghan Markle - The Prince and the Game Show Model
60 minutes: This special chronicles Markle’s rise from Deal or No Deal model to Suits star, and her eventual relationship with husband-to-be Prince Harry. (A marathon of her DoND episodes precedes at 9 am.)
This year’s best performances in TV and film are honored at the 24th annual ceremony; Kristen Bell (The Good Place) hosts. (View list of TV nominees.)
Series premiere: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) stars in this drama about a spy agency safeguarding a parallel dimension. (One of the winter’s best new shows.)
Star Trek: Discovery
Burnham (played by TVLine’s Performer of the Week) heads to the ISS Charon with a “gift” for the Emperor; Stamets gains clarity with help from an unexpected source.
In the second-t0-last episode of Season 8, Fiona’s homeless tenants barricade themselves inside her apartment; Frank contemplates retirement.
Series premiere (special night, time approximate): Third-year resident Dr. Conrad Hawkins (The Good Wife‘s Matt Czuchry) takes a new intern (Halt and Catch Fire‘s Manish Dayal) under his wing; Bruce Greenwood (People v O.J.), Emily VanCamp (Revenge), Merrin Dungey (Alias) and Melina Kanakaredes (CSI: NY) co-star. (Read B+ review; listen to Czuchry/VanCamp podcast; watch sneak peek.) (Episode 2 airs Monday at 9 pm, in its regular time slot.)
Brandon turns to Kevin for help; Laverne and Greavy are faced with a life-changing decision; Quentin launches his own investigation.
Frances deals with Lila’s growing resentment toward her; Robert reconnects with Janice.