Around the Remote: ‘Golden Globes’ to Give Awards Sunday Night
The 71st Annual Golden Globe A wards — After earning rave reviews last year, co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are back to usher us through what should be another zany, booze-filled trophy derby in Beverly Hills. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave lead the film categories with seven nominations each, while on the TV side, House of Cards and Behind the Candelabra top the field with four nods apiece. 8 p.m. Sunday, NBC.
Sunday: A-listers Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey bring their considerable star power to True Detective, one of the winter season’s most intriguing new shows.
It’s a gritty, moody drama about two cops on the hunt for a psycho serial killer in the backwoods of Louisiana. 9 p.m., HBO.
Sunday: The boisterous Gallaghers are back to wreak more havoc in Season 4 of Shameless. We find them in chilly Chicago, where the family awaits news on Frank’s (William H. Macy) condition.
The opener airs before the season premieres of House of Lies and Episodes. 9 p.m., Showtime.
Sunday: Lena Dunham’s acclaimed comedy, Girls, kicks off Season 3 with some of its best episodes yet. The action opens a few weeks after Hannah (Dunham) has reunited with her weird and quirky lover Adam (Adam Driver). (10 p.m., HBO).
Monday: As Switched at Birth delves into a new season, Daphne (Katie Leclerc) goes to work at a free clinic as part of her probation. There, she makes a connection with a paraplegic pre-med student (RJ Mitte of Breaking Bad ). 8 p.m., ABC Family.
Monday: Will you want to sink your teeth into Bitten ? It’s a new supernatural drama about the world’s only female werewolf (Laura Vandervoort), who struggles to adapt to a new life after leaving her pack. 10 p.m., Syfy.
Tuesday: The Biggest Loser continues with an episode that has our contestants visiting Olympic Park in Utah. There, they get some fitness tip from real Olympians, including speedskater Apolo Ohno. 8 p.m., NBC.
Wednesday: After a contentious season that saw ratings plunge, American Idol is back with a fresh judges panel that includes newcomer Harry Connick Jr. and returnee Jennifer Lopez. Also in the mix is Randy Jackson, but as an in-house mentor. 8 p.m., Fox.
Thursday: Creepy stalker alert: Pop star Josh Groban drops in on The Crazy Ones tonight.
He plays a former co-worker of Sydney’s (Sarah Michelle Gellar) who is obsessed with her. 9 p.m., CBS.
Friday: On Bones, Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and the team investigate the murder of a struggling country singer. They soon learn that his record label was badly mistreating him. 8 p.m., Fox.
Saturday: Flowers in the Attic, a harrowing tale of neglect and abuse that mesmerized teens girls who grew up in the 1980s, comes to TV in a new film adaptation. Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn headline the cast, along with Kiernan Shipka ( Mad Men ). 8 p.m., Lifetime.