Sunday TV: The Weird Golden Globes

goldenGlobesRicky Gervais returns to host The Annual Golden Globe Awards (NBC, 8 p.m.) for the fifth time. Which may be an amusing moment in a show known for weird choices. Among the nominees for best TV drama is “Big Little Lies,” “The Crown,” “Killing Eve,” “The Morning Show” and “Succession.” For comedy: “Barry,” “Fleabag,” (The Kominsky Method,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “The Politician.”

It’s preceded by “Live from the Red Carpet” (E1, 6 p.m.) and NBC’s own red carpet show at 7:30 p.m.).

“Doctor Who” (BBC America, 8 p.m.) has the concluding half of New Year’s Day season opener.

With tonight’s episode of “The Simpsons” (Fox, 8 p.m.), it becomes the first TV show to air in five different decades. They celebrate with Artie Ziff’s wedding, where his bride is a clone of Marge.

On “Work in Progress” (Showtime, 10:53 p.m.) there’s a medical emergency.

Miles gets a new clue on “God Friended Me” (CBS, 8 p.m.).

Little girls offer advice on boys to Tiffany Haddish on “Kids Say the Darnedest Things” (ABC, 8 p.m.).

On “Power” (Starz, 8 p.m.), Ghost’s shooter is still being sought. Then they talk about it on “Power Confidential” (Starz, 9 p.m.).

Sixteen new characters are chosen to compete on “Worst Cooks in America” (Food, 9 p.m.).

“Sister Wives” (TLC, 9 p.m.) opens its 14th season in Flagstaff, which the participants will soon learn is not in Utah.

Nene and Eva rehash old issues on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo, 8 p.m.).

“Ray Donovan” (Showtime, 8 p.m.) has to cover for his actions.

Unexpected news rattles Shane on “The L Word: Generation Q” (Showtime, 10 p.m.).

A recollection of “The Trail of William Jefferson Clinton” (CNN, 9 p.m.) ought to be timely in the current impeachment climate.

Colette decides about Will on the cheerleader drama “Dare Me” (USA, 10 p.m.).

“Shark Tank” (ABC, 9 p.m.) is pitched a portable transportation device.

Frank returns to the past to figure out his connection to Faye on “Shameless” (Showtime,

“NCIS: Los Angeles” (CBS, 9 p.m.) looks into the disappearance of an agricultural engineer.

The reunion episodes wind up on “Married to Medicine” (Bravo, 9 p.m.).

Nicholas Hoult stars as “The Lord of the Rings” author in the bio pic “Tolkien” (HBO, 8 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies offers matchmakers in “Fiddler on the Roof” (8 p.m.) and “Bachelor Bait” (11:15 p.m.). The midnight silent movie is “Bardelys the Magnificent” (12:45 a.m.). It’s followed by the Czech “The Shop on Main Street” (2:30 a.m.).

Football playoffs continue with Minnesota at New Orleans (Fox, 1 p.m.) and Seattle at Philadelphia (NBC, 4:30 p.m.).

Hockey includes Florida at Pittsburgh (NHL, 5 p.m.), Detroit at Chicago (NBC Sports, 7:30 p.m.) and Nashville at Anaheim (NBC Sports, 10 p.m.).

Men’s college hoops include VCU at George Mason (NBC Sports, noon), Michigan at Michigan State (CBS, 1:30 p.m.), Davidson at Duquesne (NBC Sports, 2 p.m.), Massachusetts at Saint Louis (NBC Sports, 4 p.m.), St. John’s at Xavier (Fox, 5:30 p.m.), Oregon State at Colorado (ESPNU, 6 p.m.), Purdue at Illinois (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.) and Southern California at Washington (Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m.).

Women’s games include East Carolina at Central Florida (CBS Sports, noon), Michigan State at Michigan (ESPN2, noon), Vanderbilt at Florida (ESPNU, noon), Villanova at St. John’s (CBS Sports, 2 p.m.), Cincinnati at South Florida (ESPN2, 2 p.m.). LSU at Missouri (ESPNU, 2 p.m.), Tennessee at Kentucky (ESPN2, 4 p.m.) and Memphis at Houston (ESPNU, 4 p.m.).

Hockey’s IIHF World Junior Championship has Sweden vs. Finland (NHL, 9 a.m.) in the bronze medal game; Canada vs. Russia (NHL, 1 p.m.) in the gold medal game.

Sunday Talk

ABC: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Sen. Chuck Schumer. CBS: Pompeo, Sens. Chris Murphy and Marco Rubio. NBC: Pompeo, Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Mark Warner. CNN: Pompeo, Warren,  Pete Buttigieg, Rep. Adam Schiff. Fox News: Pompeo, Sen. Chris Van Hollen.

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