What to Watch Today

The Resident Scrubs In, Kristen Bell Hosts the SAG Awards, AFC and NFC Championships and More

On TV this Sunday: Kristen Bell serves as the first-ever host of the SAG Awards, Matt Czuchry and Emily VanCamp lead a new medical drama and J.K. Simmons meets his Counterpart. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • CBS
    AFC Championship Game

    The New England Patriots take on Jason Mendoza’s beloved Jacksonville Jaguars (“Bortles!”), live from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

  • Fox
    NFC Championship Game

    The Minnesota Vikings face off against the Philadelphia Eagles, live from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

  • GSN
    Cover Story: Meghan Markle - The Prince and the Game Show Model

    60 minutes: This special chronicles Markle’s rise from Deal or No Deal model to Suits star, and her eventual relationship with husband-to-be Prince Harry. (A marathon of her DoND episodes precedes at 9 am.)

    SAG Awards

    This year’s best performances in TV and film are honored at the 24th annual ceremony; Kristen Bell (The Good Place) hosts. (View list of TV nominees.)

  • Starz

    Series premiere: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) stars in this drama about a spy agency safeguarding a parallel dimension. (One of the winter’s best new shows.)

  • CBS All Access
    Star Trek: Discovery

    Burnham (played by TVLine’s Performer of the Week) heads to the ISS Charon with a “gift” for the Emperor; Stamets gains clarity with help from an unexpected source.

  • Showtime

    In the second-t0-last episode of Season 8, Fiona’s homeless tenants barricade themselves inside her apartment; Frank contemplates retirement.

  • Fox
    The Resident

    Series premiere (special night, time approximate): Third-year resident Dr. Conrad Hawkins (The Good Wife‘s Matt Czuchry) takes a new intern (Halt and Catch Fire‘s Manish Dayal) under his wing; Bruce Greenwood (People v O.J.), Emily VanCamp (Revenge), Merrin Dungey (Alias) and Melina Kanakaredes (CSI: NY) co-star. (Read B+ review; listen to Czuchry/VanCamp podcast; watch sneak peek.) (Episode 2 airs Monday at 9 pm, in its regular time slot.)

  • Showtime
    The Chi

    Brandon turns to Kevin for help; Laverne and Greavy are faced with a life-changing decision; Quentin launches his own investigation.

  • HBO

    Frances deals with Lila’s growing resentment toward her; Robert reconnects with Janice.