Grab the remote, set your DVR, or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the LGBTQ highlights on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV.
The nineteenth season of the long-running ABC hit medical drama Grey’s Anatomy returns from its break on Thursday, saying goodbye to Ellen Pompeo’s infamous character Meredith Grey. Grey’s Anatomy follows doctors at a teaching hospital in Seattle as they hone their bedside manners on and off the job. While the staff at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital deal with life-or-death consequences on a daily basis, they struggle to maintain their personal lives and relationships. In the new episode, on Meredith’s last day at Grey Sloan, the doctors plan a goodbye surprise and Nick confronts her about the future of their relationship. Meanwhile, the interns compete to scrub in on a groundbreaking procedure, and Richard asks Teddy an important question. The show features a number of queer characters, including Dr. Levi Schmidt, Dr. Amelia Shepard, Dr. Teddy Altman, Dr. Mika Yasuda, and Taryn Helm. Out actors Jacob Borelli and Midori Francis play Schmidt and Yasuda, respectively. Grey’s Anatomy, Thursdays at 9pm on ABC
ABC’s firefighter drama Station 19 also returns from a mid-season break this week on Thursday! A spinoff of Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19 follows a group of Seattle firefighters who risk their lives and hearts in the line of duty and while off the clock. Queer characters featured heavily on the show include Travis Montgomery, Dayna Rutledge, Carina DeLuca and Maya Bishop (out actress Danielle Savre). Station 19, Thursdays at 8pm on ABC
Season two of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air spinoff show Bel-Air’s premieres this Thursday on Peacock! Bel-Air is a new, dramatic take on Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air. As these two worlds collide, Will reckons with the power of second chances while navigating the conflicts, emotions, and biases of a world far different from the only one he’s ever known. The show features Ashley Banks, a lesbian character, in a supporting role. Bel-Air, Thursdays on Peacock.
The sixth and final season of FX’s Snowfall airs its first two episodes this Wednesday! A drama set during the infancy of the cocaine epidemic in 1980s Los Angeles, a young street entrepreneur, a Mexican wrestler, a CIA operative, a drug-running couple and other characters are set on a violent collision course. The show features two queer characters in supporting roles, Aunt Louie and Ruben. Snowfall, Wednesdays at 10pm on FX
The season two finale of Prime Video’s original series Harlem airs this Friday! Harlem is a comedy following four stylish and ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem NYC, the mecca of Black culture in America. The show features a slew of queer characters, including leads Tye and Quinn, as well as recurring characters Isabela, Eric, Zoe, and Aimee. Out actors Jerrie Johnson, Juani Feliz, and Jonathan Burke play Tye, Isabela, and Eric, respectively. Harlem, Fridays on Amazon Prime Video
The 29th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are this Saturday on Netflix’ YouTube channel! This year’s nominees feature a plethora of LGBTQ standouts led by Everything Everywhere All at Once with five nominations. Other inclusive nominees include Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2), Better Call Saul (3), The White Lotus (2), Abbott Elementary (2), Hacks (2), Only Murders in the Building (3), Tár, Babylon, The Boys, and Barry. The SAG Awards, Saturday at 8pm on YouTube.
Sunday, February 2: The Last of Us (HBO Max)
Thursday: The Upshaws (Netflix); Star Trek: Picard (Paramount+); Poker Face (Peacock); Sort Of (HBO Max); Harley Quinn (HBO Max); Station 19 (8pm, ABC); Not Dead Yet (9pm, ABC); A Million Little Things (10pm, ABC); Ghosts (8:30pm, CBS); Grey’s Anatomy (9pm, ABC); Grown-ish (10pm, Freeform or Hulu); Call Me Kat (9:30pm, Fox or Hulu); Doom Patrol (HBO Max); Bel-Air (Peacock)