What to Watch Today

Perry Mason Premiere, The Chi and NOS4A2 Return, ESPYS, John Legend Celebrates Dads and More

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On TV this Sunday: HBO’s Perry Mason is on the case, John Legend and family celebrate Father’s Day and ESPN honors the year in sports and humanitarianism. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Disney Channel

    Season 5 premiere: Ava, Destiny and Gwen plot to convince the boys to switch bunks after discovering the Grizzly cabin’s oversized bathroom.

  • Starz

    Ray’s investigation makes progress; Jackie and Junior struggle with the traumatic aftermath of a recent event.

  • ABC
    John Legend and Family: A Bigger Love Father's Day

    The R&B maestro hosts and performs in this one-hour special celebrating fathers everywhere; Chrissy Teigen, Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Common, Lil Rel Howery, Stevie Wonder and more appear.

  • CBS
    United We Sing: A Grammys Tribute to the Unsung Heroes

    Harry Connick Jr. and his daughter Georgia hit the road to thank and celebrate essential workers across the country; Sandra Bullock, Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey and Renée Zellweger appear; Jamie Foxx, Cyndi Lauper, Little Big Town, Dave Matthews and more perform.

  • Showtime

    Season 7 finale: Cambodia’s use of the COVID-19 pandemic for political repression is explored; the “Last Responders” of New York City fight to maintain dignity for the dead.

  • ESPN
    The 2020 ESPYs

    This year’s celebration of sports and humanitarian efforts is virtually hosted by WNBA’s Sue Bird, Olympian Megan Rapinoe and NFL’s Russell Wilson.

  • Showtime
    The Chi

    Season 3 premiere: Emmett juggles his growing family and business; Trig returns to town on a mission; a wedding alters Kevin and Kiesha’s lives.

  • ABC
    The Room Where It Happened: ABC News Interview With John Bolton

    The former national security advisor talks to ABC News’ Martha Raddatz about his new White House memoir.

  • HBO
    Perry Mason

    Series premiere: The titular PI (The Americans‘ Matthew Rhys) and his partner (Homecoming‘s Shea Whigham) are hired to solve the kidnapping of a 1-year-old whose parents are targeted for a $100,000 ransom; Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) and John Lithgow (Dexter) co-star. (Read our review.)

  • TNT

    With a little help from his allies, Layton aims to lay the foundation for a revolution, while the entire train is threatened by an engineering emergency.

  • Paramount Network

    Season 3 premiere: A trespasser has big ambitions for the ranchland; John helps Tate deal with his nightmares. (Get preview from Lost‘s Josh Holloway.)

  • AMC, BBC America

    Season 2 premiere: Bing hunts the Wraith, while Vic McQueen gets shocking news about Charlie Manx Millie Manx makes a discovery about Christmasland.

  • TBS
    Tournament of Laughs

    Series premiere: Comedians (virtually) face off in a bracket-style competition, trying to out-funny one another; Jason Sudeikis (Last Man on Earth) hosts.