On TV this Sunday: Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady vie for the Vince Lombardi Trophy, Queen Latifah is the new Equalizer and The Weeknd headlines the Super Bowl halftime show. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Super Bowl 55, Biden Interview, The Weeknd Does Halftime, The Equalizer Reboot, Colbert and More
Super Bowl LV Pregame
CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell interviews President Joe Biden (at 4 pm); James Brown, Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Phil Simms and Nate Burleson provide pregame analysis.
Kitten Bowl VIII
The eighth annual feline football event pits the Courageous Cougars against the Little Longtails; Beth Stern hosts alongside Home & Family‘s Cameron Mathison and Tamera Mowry-Housley.
Puppy Bowl XVII
It’s Team Ruff vs. Team Fluff, as the canines duke it out on the astroturf; Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg host.
Super Bowl Pregame Tailgate Show
Steve Harvey and NFL Network’s MJ Acosta-Ruiz host this alternative pregame event; Miley Cyrus performs.
All Creatures Great and Small
James is given the honor of Attending Vet at the Darrowby Show, but Siegfried and Tristan worry he won’t last the day.
In the Long Run
Season 3 finale: The estate project puts Agnes and Kirsty at odds; Walter forgets to cast an important ballot; Kobna comes clean about the car accident.
The Lady and the Dale
Liz is subjected to media scrutiny, transphobia and a long trial following a murder at the showroom.
Reboot premiere (immediately following the Big Game): Robyn McCall (Star‘s Queen Latifah) uses her mysterious background and extensive skills to help the helpless; Chris Noth (The Good Wife), Lorraine Toussaint (The Village) and Adam Goldberg (God Friended Me) co-star. (Read review.)
In the series’ penultimate episode, Michael figures out how to keep Carlo out of prison, and Charlie makes a shocking discovery.
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Special night (immediately following local news): Guests include Robert Downey Jr. (Avengers) and Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G.); Metallica performs.
🚄 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🚄
On Feb. 7, 1979, Supertrain (aka Love Boat on a nuclear-powered bullet train) premiered on NBC. Despite multiple retoolings, it only lasted nine episodes.