Must-See LGBT TV 1/25-31: SAG Awards; #TGIT returns; 'Sirens' season premiere 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 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards air live simulcast on TBS and TNT on Sunday, the SAG Awards are the only show with winners selected solely by actors and their peers. LGBT-inclusive series Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones and House of Cards all received nominations in Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, while Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Modern Family and Orange is the New Black picked up nominations in Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. The Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game picked up three nominations, check out the full list of LGBT-inclusive nominees here. 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards: Sunday, 8pm ET/5pm PT on TBS and TNT.

Ellen DeGeneres' new design competition series Ellen's Design Challenge premieres on HGTV on Monday night. The series features six designers challenged to sketch, design, and build unique and extraordinary home furniture with the winner taking home a $100,000 cash prize and gets to see their work featured in HGTV Magazine. Ellen's Design Challenge: Monday, 9pm on HGTV.

The second season of GLAAD Media Award-nominated comedy Sirens premieres on Tuesday with two back-to-back episodes. In the season premiere, Hank wonders if he'll ever find lasting love, Johnny and Theresa move into their new apartment together after Johnny helps the landlord with a serious allergy, and Brian adjusts to his new relationship with asexual EMT Valentina. Later, Johnny deals with an overly grateful patient  and Brian agrees to escort an injured young woman to her prom. Sirens: Tuesday, starting at 10pm on USA.

ABC's Thank God It's Thursday lineup returns this week! On a new Grey's Anatomy, Arizona and Amelia try to figure out how to best help Dr. Herman and Meredith keeps herself busy at work while Derek prepares to move to DC. Scandal picks up immediately where it left off, this time from Olivia's point of view on who kidnapped her. Just how much does Annalise know as How to Get Away with Murder picks up the day after Sam's death? Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder: Thursday, starting at 8pm on ABC.

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

Sunday January 25: Mulaney (7pm, FOX); Miss Universe Pageant (8pm, NBC); Screen Actors Guild Awards (8pm, TNT, TBS); Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30pm, FOX); Downton Abbey (9pm, PBS); Shameless (9pm, Showtime); Looking (10pm, HBO); Revenge (10pm, ABC);

Monday: Gotham (8pm, FOX); The Fosters (8pm, ABC Family); Ellen's Design Challenge (9pm, HGTV) ; Chasing Life (9pm, ABC Family)

Tuesday: Pretty Little Liars (8pm, ABC Family); The Flash (8pm, the CW); Marry Me (9pm, NBC); Supernatural (9pm, CW); Sirens (10pm, USA); Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (10pm, Bravo); Sirens (10pm, USA)

Wednesday: Empire (9pm, FOX)

Thursday: Grey's Anatomy (8pm, ABC); The Vampire Diaries (8pm, CW); The Biggest Loser (8pm, NBC); Backstrom (9pm, FOX); Scandal (9pm, ABC); The McCarthys (9:30pm, CBS); Archer (10pm, FX); How to Get Away with Murder (10pm, ABC); Parenthood (10pm, NBC)

Friday: Hart of Dixie (8pm, the CW); Glee (9pm, FOX)

Saturday: Black Sails (9pm, Starz); Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious (10pm, 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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