On TV this Thursday: The new Queer as Folk launches on Peacock, The Staircase reaches a verdict and the Jan. 6 hearings get underway. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern. (Also check out our weekly TVLine-Up of premieres and finales, plus our monthly streaming guide.)
What to Watch Today
New Queer as Folk, Girls5eva and The Staircase Finales, Capitol Assault Hearings and More
Season 2 finale: The group competes for the opener slot on Collab’s world tour. (Not yet renewed.)
Season 3 finale: One house walks away with the $100,000 grand prize. (Not yet renewed.)
In the series’ penultimate hour, Ruddy tries to get Evans back on track, while Bettye starts to ponder her next move. (Watch Good Fight final season teaser.)
The crew explores a mysterious region of space. (The Season 3 premiere earned an average grade of “A-“; read post mortem)
Limited series finale: The Peterson children rally around their father as David angles for a retrial. (Who received TVLine accolades?)
Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration
Billy Eichner lords over the largest-ever gathering of LGBTQ+ comics; featured acts include Sandra Bernhard, Joel Kim Booster, Margaret Cho, Eddie Izzard, Sam Jay, Mae Martin, Tig Notaro, Rosie O’Donnell, Wanda Sykes, Marsha Warfield and Gina Yashere.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Pike deals with unresolved feelings when a threat to an idyllic planet reunites him with a lost love.
Also streaming Thursday: Rhythm + Flow: France (Netflix), the Young Justice Season 4 finale (HBO Max), and new episodes of This Is Going to Hurt and The Ipcress File (AMC+).
Capitol Assault Hearings
Coverage of the House committee’s first public hearing will be overseen by David Muir (on ABC), Norah O’Donnell (CBS), Jake Tapper and Anderson Cooper (CNN), Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum (Fox Business), Rachel Maddow, Nicolle Wallace and Joy Reid (MSNBC), Lester Holt (NBC) and Judy Woodruff (PBS).
Cordell and James make a shocking discovery; Stella and August have a traumatic afternoon. (View The CW’s fall schedule.)
In the series’ penultimate hour, Hope presents a challenge to Ken, as the Super Squad prepares for the battle of their lives. (Fall behind? Read Ep. 18 recap.)
PRIDE: To Be Seen - A Soul of a Nation Presentation
The hour-long special examines what it means to be seen in the current moment as a member of the LGBTQ+ community; Cara Delevingne hosts.