On TV this Monday: The Good Doctor returns from winter break, the Buckeyes face off against the Crimson Tide, and Ken Jennings takes over as interim Jeopardy! host. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Good Doctor Returns, College Football Championship, Ken Jennings Hosts Jeopardy! and More
Jeopardy! GOAT contestant Ken Jennings begins his tenure as guest host, filling in for the late Alex Trebek. (Who will guest-host next?)
Season 3 finale encore: The first responders rush to save lives in the wake of a massive train derailment. (Season 4 premieres next Monday; get First Look.)
All American Stories
Ahead of All American‘s Season 3 premiere (airing next Monday; watch trailer), this two-part docuseries profiles eight athletes who overcame unimaginable obstacles; former NFL player Spencer Paysinger, whose life story inspired the CW drama, co-hosts. (Part 2 airs Monday, Feb. 1.)
Matt’s date with Bri triggers an emotional bombshell among the other women; 18 of the women embark on the largest group date in Bachelor history.
College Football Playoff National Championship
The Alabama Crimson Tide (12-0) take on the Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0), live from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Ellen's Game of Games
This week’s games include Oh Ship!, Aw Snap, Say Whaaat?! and Taste Buds.
After Elena and Paco discover that a local mirror is haunted, Father Vergara spends the night investigating the mirror’s trickery.
New time slot! A New Jersey event coordinator and her brother, a middle school teacher, put more money on The Wall than ever seen before.
The Good Doctor
Lim struggles to cope with the residual emotional trauma of COVID-19; Shaun refuses to teach the interns following Asher’s patient’s death. (Get First Look.)
Another eight strangers test their rapid-fire trivia knowledge in the first new episode of 2021.
Straight Up Steve Austin
Season 2 premiere: Austin’s traveling talk show returns with country singer-songwriter Luke Combs.
♥ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY ♥
On Jan. 11, 1974, the anthology comedy Love, American Style — which among other things helped beget the sitcom Happy Days — ended its five-season run on ABC.