What to Watch Tonight

Homeland Returns, Victoria's Reign Begins, Sherlock Ends, Jude Law Is The Young Pope and More

  • Sundance
    Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter

    This week’s roundtable features directors Denzel Washington (Fences), Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge), Oliver Stone (Snowden), Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Damien Chazelle (La La Land) and Mira Nair (Queen of Katwe).

  • Fox and NBC
    NFL Football

    Two divisional games: The Cowboys host the Packers (4:30 pm, Fox); the Chiefs take on the Steelers (now airing later at 8:20 pm, NBC).

  • PBS
    Sherlock

    Season 4 finale (special time): Sherlock and Watson face their biggest challenge yet. (Is this the end?)

  • Fox
    The Simpsons

    60 minutes: As Mr. Burns seeks revenge on a music mogul, Empire‘s Taraji P. Henson, Key & Peele‘s Keegan-Michael Key, musicians Snoop Dogg, RZA and Common guest-voice. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • History
    The 44th President: In His Own Words

    This special offers Barack Obama’s first-hand account of his eight years in office, as well as interviews with VP Joe Biden, Sec. of State John Kerry and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (Obama will also be interviewed on CBS’ 60 Minutes, at 7 pm.)

  • PBS
    Victoria

    Series premiere: An 18-year-old Victoria (Doctor Who‘s Jenna Coleman) begins her reign as queen in the year 1837; Rufus Sewell (The Man in the High Castle) and Tom Hughes (Dancing on the Edge) co-star.

  • Showtime
    Homeland

    Season 6 premiere: Carrie, now in Brooklyn, works as an advocate for Muslim Americans; Dar and Saul brief President-elect Keane; Quinn struggles under new circumstances. (Watch trailer; get scoop.)

  • HBO
    The Young Pope

    Series premiere: In this “strangely hypnotic” drama, Jude Law plays history’s first American pope; Diane Keaton (Annie Hall), James Cromwell (Halt and Catch Fire) co-star. (Airing Sundays and Mondays.)

  • Fox
    The Mick

    Special night and time: Mickey tries to throw Ben the best party ever after realizing the family completely forgot his seventh birthday.

  • Fox
    Family Guy

    Special time: The guys begin partying with Peter’s new next door neighbor, New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski.

  • CBS
    Elementary

    When Holmes and Watson investigate a clown’s murder, they find a connection between his death and the creation of balloon animals a weaponized virus; Bell is targeted by his new lady friend’s ex.

  • ABC
    Conviction

    Hayes’ ex-President dad asks the CIU to take on the case of a Muslim-American citizen held for years without trial after allegedly plotting a chemical attack.