What to Watch Today

Obama's Final State of the Union, Liars and Shadowhunters Launch Freeform and More


On TV this Tuesday: President Obama delivers his final State of the Union address, Pretty Little Liars and Shadowhunters help launch Freeform and The CW turns MADtv back on. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • Freeform (fka ABC Family)
    Pretty Little Liars

    Season 6B premiere: The Liars return to where everything started five years after identifying “A.” (Get scoop on the network name change — and no, you won’t need to adjust your DVR.)

  • The CW
    MADtv 20th Anniversary Reunion

    A celebration of Fox’s one-time SNL competitor features appearances by Ike Barinholtz, Alex Borstein, Keegan-Michael Key, Bobby Lee, Will Sasso and many more.

  • Fox
    New Girl

    Jess falls head over heels… for her beau’s folks; Henry Winkler (Arrested Development), Taran Killam (SNL) and Julie Hagerty (Airplane!) guest-star. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • Fox
    Grandfathered

    Jimmy gets teased for his newfound role as family man; Bruce shares big news with Sara; Bob Saget (Full House) guest-stars. (View Fuller House photos.)

  • Most major networks
    State of the Union Address

    President Barack Obama’s topics are expected to include climate change, gun control, immigration and income inequality.

  • Freeform (fka ABC Family)
    Shadowhunters

    Series premiere: The Mortal Instruments adaptation follows Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara, The Fosters), a part-angel warrior destined to protect the world from demons. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • The CW
    iZombie

    The star of Liv’s favorite show, Zombie High, is killed on set; Ravi delivers bad news; Blaine gets an unexpected visitor. (What’s Kristen Bell up to?)

  • MTV
    The Shannara Chronicles

    Eretria and Cephalo kidnap Wil and Amberle; Wil must figure out how to make use of the Elfstones before a Fury kills everyone. (View Season 1 photos.)

  • Bravo
    Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

    Abby’s parents show up with an unexpected request; Abby reaches out to Becca; Jo binges on online dates; Phoebe goes out with her professor.

  • Syfy
    The Expanse

    Miller gets intel on a concealed data cube; Holden and crew are flabbergasted by their hosts’ hidden agenda. (Already renewed for Season 2.)