What to Watch Today

The Oscars, Power Goes Out, Homeland's End Begins and More

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On TV this Sunday: Homeland‘s final season kicks off after a 22-month break, Power comes to an end and the Oscars fly without a host yet again. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • truTV
    Every Impractical Jokers Ever

    Through Thursday at 9 pm | A five-day marathon leads into to back-to-back retrospectives, followed by the series’ 200th episode (airing Thursday at 10 pm).

  • ABC
    American Idol: Where the Stars Are Born

    Host Ryan Seacrest sits with judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie to discuss Season 18, ahead of its premiere on Sunday, Feb. 16.

  • ABC
    Oscars

    Cinema’s biggest night again goes without a host, live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles; Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz, Randy Newman and Cynthia Erivo perform. (View nominees.)

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who

    An unknown entity stalks the Doctor and her friends, as each of them is haunted by very different events.

  • Starz
    Power

    Series finale (83 minutes): Ghost is announced as Lt. Governor, bringing him closer to legitimacy; one of his enemies exacts a plan that will forever change his world. (After-show Power Confidential airs at 9:23 pm.)

  • Showtime
    Our Cartoon President

    Trump and McConnell cut election security, leaving the door open for Russian interference; a scandal hits Buttigieg when it’s revealed that he’s “only the mayor” of South Bend, Ind.

  • Showtime
    Homeland

    Final season premiere: Saul negotiates, while Carrie recovers in Germany; Max embarks on a new mission. (Read preview; watch trailer.)

  • HBO
    The Outsider

    Holly presents her findings to Ralph and Yunis, who agree to look into Claude, the last person to have contact with Terry before the murder.

  • Starz
    Wrong Man

    Season 2 premiere (special time): When Jessie Morrison is beaten to death, police zero in on suspect Vonda Smith. Later, the team explores whether Smith was wrongfully accused. (Future episodes air at 9/8c.)

  • HBO
    Avenue 5

    Iris schedules passenger meet-and-greets; Ryan and Billie bond with below-deck engineers.

  • Showtime
    Kidding

    Season 2 premiere (two episodes): Jeff learns that lying is the key to everything he wants… if he can pull it off. (Read in-depth preview.)

  • HBO
    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    Larry brings an impromptu date to a destination wedding; a search for a toothbrush lands Larry in hot water. (Read Episode 3 recap.)