What to Watch Today

Avenue 5 Blasts Off, Curb Returns, Ray Donovan Finale, 9-1-1 Spinoff, the SAG Awards and More

Avenue 5 - HBO Series Premiere

On TV this Sunday: Hugh Laurie takes flight on Avenue 5, Rob Lowe leads 9-1-1: Lone Star and “social assassin” Larry David returns for another season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • CBS, Fox
    NFL Conference Championships

    Two games: First up, the Tennessee Titans visit the Kansas City Chiefs (on CBS). Then at 6:40 pm, the San Francisco 49ers host the Green Bay Packers (on Fox).

  • The CW

    Winter premiere: Batwoman’s awkward encounter makes headlines, while Luke works overtime to protect Batwoman’s secret. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • Starz

    In the series’ antepenultimate hour, Tommy seeks to avenge LaKeisha’s murder, while Elisa Marie dives into her father’s USB stick. (Get spinoff casting scoop.)

  • Showtime
    Ray Donovan

    Season 7 finale: Ray learns more about his sister’s death; the Sullivans and the Donovans go head to head in a deadly face-off. (Not yet renewed.)

    SAG Awards

    The year’s best performances in TV and movies are honored at the 26th annual ceremony; Leonardo DiCaprio presents Robert De Niro with the SAG Life Achievement Award. (View TV nominees.)

  • The CW

    Winter premiere: A new threat rises in the wake of Crisis, setting Supergirl up for her next battle; Meaghan “Sister of Jesse” Rath (Hawaii Five-0) guest-stars. (Superman & Lois spinoff ordered!)

  • Fox
    9-1-1: Lone Star

    Series premiere (special night and time): After tragedy strikes, New York firefighter Owen Strand (Parks and Recreation‘s Rob Lowe) moves to Texas to rebuild a firehouse; Liv Tyler (The Leftovers) co-stars. (Episode 2 airs in its regular Mondays-at-8 pm time slot; watch sneak peek.)

  • HBO
    Avenue 5

    Series premiere: Capt. Ryan Clark (House‘s Hugh Laurie) manages cranky passengers in the wake of technical difficulties aboard a luxury space vessel; Josh Gad (The Comedians) and Zach Woods (Silicon Valley) co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • USA Network
    Dare Me

    A racy party at the Playland Motel helps Beth reassert her authority with the squad.

  • PBS
    Vienna Blood

    Series premiere: A detective (Austrian actor Jürgen Maurer) takes on Vienna’s most mysterious and deadly cases alongside one of Sigmund Freud’s students (Dracula‘s Matthew Beard).

  • HBO
    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    Season 10 premiere: A new year brings a new rival for Larry; a misunderstanding with a caterer snowballs. (Watch trailer.)

  • Showtime
    Work in Progress

    After a painting puts her in a trance, Abby finally confesses the truth to Chris despite her friends’ advice. (Read our review; psst… hear the good news?)