On TV this Sunday: Elton John lords over a fundraiser for medical professionals treating coronavirus patients, country music icon Garth Brooks receives a prestigious honor and Call the Midwife delivers Season 9. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Coronavirus Fundraiser, Call the Midwife Returns and More
The Top 40 perform in Hawaii, where they await their final judgement and the chance to compete for America’s vote. (How will pandemic alter schedule?)
Call the Midwife
Season 9 premiere: Dr. Turner and Nurse Crane face a diphtheria outbreak; the team finds an abandoned baby in a garbage can.
God Friended Me
The God account tells Miles to help a hospital administrator (Person of Interest‘s Amy Acker) and her daughter, but worries that his efforts will hurt Ali’s chances of being accepted into a new cancer drug trial.
Roger crosses enemy lines, where he finds himself in grave danger; the Brown brothers threaten Claire’s attempts to treat the wounded. (Fall behind? Read Episode 6 recap.)
Season 7 premiere (formerly on HBO): Hind Hassan investigates the resurgence of ISIS, while Krishna Andavolu explores the urgency of personal security and digital identity.
iHeart Living Room Concert for America
One hour, commercial-free: This special pays tribute to, and raises money for, medical professionals treating coronavirus patients; Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong, Mariah Carey, Dave Grohl, Camila Cabello, H.E.R., Sam Smith, Backstreet Boys and Tim McGraw perform; Elton John hosts.
Garth Brooks: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Songs
90 minutes: At the age of 57, the country icon becomes the youngest-ever recipient of the prestigious honor; Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Chris Stapleton and Ricky Skaggs perform.
“If you don’t like what you see in the mirror, don’t blame the mirror,” reads yet another cryptic synopsis.
An office mystery keeps Yassir and Wayne busy; Blair’s new connection puts Dawn in a tricky spot.
While trying to help Max seek revenge, Ruby’s life is put in grave danger; Stan realizes his side gig isn’t what it seems. (Fall behind? Read Episode 6 recap.)
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Oliver returns with his first episode taped at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.