What To Watch Tonight: Sunday, January 12, 2020

What To Watch Tonight? Tonight is a packed with new programming, including the series premiere of HBO’s The Outsider, our Top Pick To Watch. Also, new Doctor Who, Dare Me and The 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. Check out the full list of picks for the night below.  What are you watching?


8pm Hour:

JPhoto Credit: James Pardon/BBC Studios/BBC America

1st Choice: Doctor Who. “Orphan 55. A luxury holiday on an alien planet beckons for the Doctor and the team.” BBC America

2nd Choice: 25th Annual Critics’ Choice AwardsNOTE: Begins at 7p. “Hollywood’s best and brightest celebrate the finest in cinematic and televised achievement for the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. Hosted by acclaimed actor Taye Diggs (“All American”) and broadcast live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., the Critics’ Choice Awards feature the best in film, television and streaming from the past year. Actress Kristen Bell will be honored with this year’s #SeeHer Award.” The CW

3rd Choice: God Friended Me. “Miles is surprised when the God Account sends him the name of Trish’s daughter on the eve of Arthur and Trish’s wedding. Also, the wedding gives Miles the opportunity to chase down a new lead on the God Account, and Ali receives important news.” CBS

9pm Hour:

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1st Choice:  25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. Continues on The CW.

2nd Choice: The Outsider. Series Premiere. “When the body of an 11-year-old boy is found in the Georgia woods, detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn) launches an investigation into the gruesome murder. With eyewitnesses and physical evidence pointing to local teacher and baseball coach Terry Maitland (Jason Bateman), Ralph makes a very public arrest but is perplexed by Terry’s seeming indifference to hiding his crime. After Terry’s wife Glory (Julianne Nicholson) calls their attorney Howie Salomon (Bill Camp) for assistance, a bewildered Terry produces an ironclad alibi during interrogation. Meanwhile, Howie calls in his PI Alec Pelley (Jeremy Bobb) to look into Terry’s side of the story.” HBO

3rd Choice: Evil Lives Here. “Richard sends his wife Michele away because his perversion was hard to hide.” ID

10pm Hour:


1st Choice:  The Outsider. “During a surreptitious late-night visit with Terry (Jason Bateman), Ralph (Ben Mendelsohn) admits to being baffled by conflicting physical evidence. The next day, an unexpected tragedy throws the investigation into a tailspin, and ornery detective Jack Hoskins (Marc Menchaca) is forced to cut his hunting trip short to return to work and pick up the slack. Meanwhile, Glory (Julianne Nicholson) tries to soothe her daughter Jessa (Scarlett Juniper Blum), who says she’s been visited by a strange man in her room at night.” HBO

2nd Choice: Dare Me. “As Addy gets closer to Colette, Beth takes drastic action to regain control of the squad.” USA Network

3rd Choice: Star Wars Resistance. Back to Back Episodes. “Doza takes the Colossus to a hidden world on the outer rim, only to find it’s inhabited by a race of beings who don’t like them, for a very good reason.” “When Kaz decides to join up with Poe and the Resistance, things go awry when he discovers the First Order has located the Colossus.” Disney

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