What to Watch Today

Black Mirror Creators Kiss Off 2020, The Masked Dancer Premieres, XL Pennyworth and More

Death to 2020

On TV this Sunday: Fox’s Masked Dancer puts its best foot forward, Pennyworth goes on break and Shameless kicks off a six-part retrospective. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Netflix
    Death to 2020

    From the creators of Black Mirror, this one-hour documentary-style comedy tells the story of “the dreadful year that was — and perhaps still is.” Samuel L. Jackson (Avengers: Endgame), Hugh Grant (The Undoing), Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley), Tracey Ullman (Mrs. America), Lisa Kudrow (Friends) and Leslie Jones (SNL) star.

  • Fox
    The Masked Dancer

    Series premiere: Craig Robinson (The Office) hosts this Masked Singer offshoot; Ken Jeong, Paula Abdul, Ashley Tisdale and Brian Austin Green serve as judges.

  • Starz
    Power Book II: Ghost

    The campus is hot following the events of Homecoming, as Tariq tries to settle up on all his debts. (Fall behind? Read Episode 8 recap.)

  • NBC
    Sunday Night Football

    The Tennessee Titans take on the Green Bay Packers, live from Lambeau Field. (Get season finale date!)

  • Fox
    Fox Winter Preview

    Mayim Bialik (Call Me Kat), Craig Robinson (The Masked Dancer) and Curt Menefee (Fox NFL Sunday) preside over first look at new and returning series.

  • The CW
    The Outpost

    Tobin makes a heroic rescue; Talon and Zed learn some harsh truths about their families; Yavalla’s horde grows as the outpost prepares for battle.

  • Showtime
    Shameless: Hall of Fame

    This six-part retrospective uses new scenes to frame a look back at each character’s journey. First up, Ian and Mickey! (The next new Shameless airs Jan. 10.)

  • Epix
    Pennyworth

    Winter finale (two episodes): Crowley’s plan has unexpected consequences; Alfred agrees to join Gully’s team for a job. (Get return date/2021 First Look.)

  • Showtime
    Your Honor

    Adam moves from one dangerous liaison to another; secrets and lies plague a family dinner.


    ♦ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY
    On Dec. 27, 1979, CBS premiered the Dallas spinoff Knot’s Landing, which wound up running for 344 episodes — just 13 shy of its sire.