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.
What to Watch Today
Black Mirror Creators Kiss Off 2020, The Masked Dancer Premieres, XL Pennyworth and More
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.
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.
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.)
Sunday Night Football
The Tennessee Titans take on the Green Bay Packers, live from Lambeau Field. (Get season finale date!)
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.
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.
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.)
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.)
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.