Must-See LGBT TV 1/11-17: 'Shameless' and 'Looking' season premieres, 72nd Golden Globes and more

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights in LGBT on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBT-inclusive programming on TV.

The 72nd Annual Golden Globes, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, air live on Sunday on NBC. The Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game scored three nominations, British film Pride is nominated in Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, and Amazon's original series Transparent is nominated in Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and star Jeffrey Tambor also picked up a nod in Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for his performance as Maura, a transgender woman coming out late in life. Check out the detailed list of LGBT-inclusive Golden Globes nominees here. 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards: Sunday, 8pm on NBC.

The fifth season of Showtime's Shameless premieres this Sunday. Ian helps pregnant Svetlana take care of baby Yevgeny, Fiona balances her job and a crush on her older boss, Frank reveals the secret project he has been working on, and Lip leaves college to work a demolition job at home for the summer. Shameless: Sunday, 9pm on Showtime.

Looking returns with Patrick, Dom, and Agustin visiting Lynn's cabin on the Russian River while Patrick tries to figure out what his future will look like when the trio return to San Francisco and Dom searches the home for clues about Lynn's past. The group's quiet vacation is disrupted when they're lured to a wild party in the woods. Looking: Sunday, 10pm on HBO.

Out musician Sam Smith will perform on PBS' Austin City Limits and play featured tracks from his Grammy-nominated album In the Lonely Hour. Smith leads the pack with six total Grammy nominations, including the “Big Four” categories – Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. Austin City Limits: Saturday, 8pm on PBS.

For a breakdown of LGBT-inclusive shows airing every week, check out our nightly listings below:

Sunday January 11: Mulaney (7pm, FOX); 72nd Annual Golden Globes (7pm, FOX) Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30pm, FOX); The Good Wife (9pm, CBS); Downton Abbey (9pm, PBS); Shameless (9pm, Showtime); Looking (10pm, HBO); Revenge (10pm, ABC);

Monday: Major Crimes (10pm, TNT)

Tuesday: Pretty Little Liars (8pm, ABC Family); Marry Me (9pm, NBC); Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (10pm, Bravo)

Wednesday: Modern Family (9pm, ABC); Empire (9pm, FOX)

Thursday: The McCarthys (9:30pm, CBS); Archer (10pm, FX); Portlandia (10pm, IFC)

Friday: Glee (9pm, FOX)

Saturday: Austin City Limits (8pm, PBS)

On daytime, check your local listings for information about EllenThe Talk (CBS), The Gossip Table (VH1), The View (ABC) and The Chew (ABC). Soap operas Days of Our Lives on NBC and General Hospital on ABC (check local listings) both feature out characters.

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