Must-See LGBT TV 12/21-27: Michael Sam documentary, 'Vicious' holiday special 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.

Out anchor Robin Roberts hosts the ABC special The Year: 2014 looking back at some of the biggest stories and public figures of the year. The Year: 2014: Tuesday, 9pm on ABC.

Vicious, the UK comedy which airs on PBS in the US, will return for a special holiday episode on Thursday. Couple Freddie and Stuart host their annual holiday party which this year finds the gang playing a game of truth or dare, Violet up to her usual shenanigans and Ash cooking the meal. Vicious: Thursday, 9:20pm on PBS.

On December 27, OWN will premiere a 90-minute documentary on Michael Sam, the first out gay football player to be drafted into the NFL. This takes the place of the previously announced docu-series and will cover the NFL draft, Sam's work after being signed to the St. Louis Rams and the media interest around him. Immediately after the special, Sam will speak with Oprah in his first interview since being cut from the NFL on a special episode of Oprah Prime. Michael Sam and Oprah Prime: Saturday, starting at 9pm on OWN.

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

Sunday December 21: Mulaney (7pm, FOX)

Monday: Major Crimes (9pm, TNT)

Tuesday: The Year: 2014 (9pm, ABC); Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (10pm, Bravo)

Thursday: Vicious (9:20pm, PBS)

Friday: Now That's Funny! On Set with TV's Hottest Comedies (8pm, CBS)

Saturday: Michael Sam (9pm, OWN); The Graham Norton Show (10pm, BBC America); Oprah Prime (10:30pm, OWN);

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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