What to Watch Today

Jesus Christ Superstar, Sterling K. Brown on B99, Counterpart Finale, Roseanne Encore and More

Jesus Christ Superstar Live

On TV this Sunday: John Legend embodies Jesus Christ, Sterling K. Brown gets grilled on Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Benedict Cumberbatch grieves for a Child in Time. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • ABC

    Encore presentation: In the Season 10 premiere, Roseanne and Dan adjust to having Darlene and her two kids living under their roof; Becky announces that she’s going to be a surrogate. (Read Episodes 1 and 2 recaps. Is it wrong to like it?)

  • NBC
    Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

    140 minutes: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning show is reimagined as a live concert event, starring John Legend (as Jesus), Sara Bareilles (Mary Magdalene), Brandon Victor Dixon (Judas) and Alice Cooper (King Herod). (Get set secrets!)

  • BBC America
    Top Gear

    Season 25 finale (two hours): Matt, Chris and Rory test the latest SUVs by way of horse trialing; Chris goes for an explosive drive in an Alpine A110.

  • Starz

    Season 1 finale: Both Howards are left stranded by a crisis at O.I. (Get scoop from J.K. Simmons.)

  • CBS

    Dylan and Lizzie investigate the murder of a man who recently left his religious community; Lizzie’s sister (Good Girls Revolt‘s Genevieve Angelson) visits.

  • Fox
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    In this Homicide homage, Jake and Holt interrogate a murder suspect played by This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown. (Get scoop; watch sneak peek.)

  • PBS
    The Child in Time

    90 minutes: In this TV-movie, Sherlock‘s Benedict Cumberbatch plays a devoted father whose young daughter suddenly goes missing. (Watch trailer.)

  • AMC
    The Walking Dead

    75 minutes: A prisoner makes a discovery; Carol searches for someone in the forest; Rick and Morgan are surrounded by strangers. (Get finale scoop.)

  • Showtime

    Chuck hopes to cash in a favor; Axe devises a new strategy for conducting trades; Wendy helps Taylor through their first significant crisis.

  • HBO

    Gene encourages his students to channel their feelings about Ryan’s death into their performances. (What did you think of the series premiere?)