Maybe Nick Hornby, the English writer, isn’t a good match with public television. His novel “Funny Girl” has been turned into a six-part series “Funny Woman” (PBS, 10 p.m., check local listings) about a beauty queen from Blackpool who wants to become a comic actress in London in the 1960s. Maybe after “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” it feels a bit flat. Certainly it’s hard to figure why Gemma Arterton’s character is so shunned at first (her accent?). It’s missing a c comedy edge as well, though the 60s soundtrack is swell. 

It’s caps a full night of premieres on public twelevision, starting with a fourth seasons of the Victorian mystery series “Miss Scarlet and the Duke” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings) with Kate Phillips and Stuart Martin, and the wholesome James Herriot adaptation “All Creatures Great and Small” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) as it moves to Easter 1940 amid the war in Europe. 

The perpetually sketchy Golden Globe Awards (CBS, 8 p.m.) are back; the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is gone and still, the results may be in question because if a boycott by voters who were denied tickets to the event. “Barbie” (HBO Max, streaming) leads movies with nine nominations. “Succession” leads TV shows, with nine; “The Bear” and “Only Murders in the Building” each have five. After five top comics reportedly turned down hosting duties, including Chris Rock, the new host will be Jo Koy. 

“The Curse” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) ends its run, and the finale is likely to be cringe-inducing. 

Fox presents its latest animated series “Grimsburg” (Fox, 8 p.m.), about a detective with the voice of Jon Hamm. The voice cast also includes Rachel Dratch, Alan Tidy and Kevin Michael Richardson. It begins its regular run Feb. 18.

The preview comes on the night of the season four premiere of “The Great North” (Fox, 9:30 p.m.) — as well as new episodes of “Krapopolis” (Fox, 8:30 p.m.) and “Bob’s Burgers” (Fox, 9 p.m.).  

The new series “Extreme Airport Africa” (Smithsonian, 9 p.m.) is expected to be extremely different than the previous “Ice Airport Alaska” if only because of the extreme temperature differences. 

the basis father series. But at least in this one Christine isn’t marring dumb Kody. 

Sunday Night Football has Buffalo at Miami (NBC, 8:20 p.m.). Earlier games include Minnesota at Detroit (Fox, 1 p.m.), Atlanta at New Orleans (CBS, 1 p.m.), Dallas at Washington (Fox, 4 p.m.) and Philadelphia at Giants (CBS, 4 p.m.).

The “Sister Wives: Wedding Special” (TLC, 10 p.m.) shouldn’t be so special. Marrying too many people is 

A book cover artist and a snobbish literary novelist cross paths in the made-for-TV movie “Romantic Friction” (UPtv, 7 p.m.), with Julie Roy and Brandon Santana. 

“Home Town” (HGTV, 8 p.m.) returns for a new season. 

The 15th anniversary of the Miracle on the Hudson is on “The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper” (CNN, 8 p.m.) 

“Wardens of the North” (Animal Planet, 9 p.m.) looks for ice fishermen. 

It’s time to wrap up “The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.). 

“The Real Housewives of Potomac” (Bravo, 8 p.m.) go to Austin; “Married to Medicine” (Bravo, 9 p.m.) goes to Napa. 

Turner Classic Movies has a Charles Boyer double feature with “History is Made at Night” (8 p.m.) and “Cluny Brown” (10 p.m.). The silent movie is “Bradleys the Magnificent” (midnight), followed by “The Vanishing” (2 a.m.) and “Insomnia” (4 a.m.). 

Men’s college basketball includes Massachusetts at Dayton (ESPN2, 1 p.m.), Wichita State at Temple (ESPNU, 1 p.m.), Drake at Belmont (ESPN2, 3 p.m.) and SMU at Memphis (ESPN, 5 p.m.).

Women’s games include Duke at Virginia Tech (CW, noon), Mississippi State at South Carolina (ESPN, 1 p.m.), VCU at Davidson (CBS Sports, 2 p.m.), LSU at Mississippi (ESPN, 3 p.m.), Fresno State at San Diego State (CBS Sports, 4 p.m.) and North Carolina at Notre Dame (ESPN2, 5 p.m.).

College football’s subdivision championship game has South Dakota State vs. Montana (ABC, 2 p.m.). 

Final rounds are played in the Sentry tournament (NBC, 4 p.m.; Golf, 6 p.m.). 

Sunday Talk

ABC: Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Tony Gonzales. CBS: House Speaker Mike Johnson, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Sen. Chris Van Hollen. NBC: Rep. Elise Stefanik, Israeli President Isaac Herzog, Biden campaign official Quentin Fulks. CNN: Former Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. James Clyburn. Fox: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Denver Mayor Mike Johnston, Sen. James Lankford.