Must-See LGBT TV 2/8-14: 57th Grammy Awards, British Academy Film Awards, 'Glee'

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 57th Annual Grammy Awards air live on CBS Sunday, February 8 and honor the best in music. Out British singer Sam Smith has six total nominations, including the “Big Four” categories – Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. Out country singer Brandy Clarke is also nominated in Best New Artist as well as Best Country Album. Other LGBT nominees include Sia, Lady Gaga, A Great Big World, John Waters and more! Sia, Smith, and Clark will all also be performing live. Check out the full list of LGBT-inclusive Grammy nominees here. 57th Grammy Awards: Sunday, 8pm on CBS.

Stephen Fry hosts the 68th Annual British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, February 8 on BBC America. Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game is nominated in Best Film and Best Adapted Screenplay with star Benedict Cumberbatch nominated in Best Actor in a Leading Role. The Imitation Game and Pride, which tells the true story of a group of LGBT advocates who joined forces with a small mining community in Wales in 1984 to protest coal mine closures, are both nominated in Outstanding British Film. Pride's writer Stephen Beresford and producer David Livingstone are up for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Producer or Director, as is Lilting writer/director Hong Khaou. 68th Annual British Academy Film Awards: Sunday, 8pm on BBC America.

Coach Beiste returns to Glee this week! Meanwhile, Will plans a lesson for Vocal Adrenaline about tolerance and bullying, the glee club supports Rachel as her childhood home is sold, and several old school New Directions members pull together a special moment to welcome Coach Beiste back to school and show their support. Glee: Friday, 9pm on FOX.

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

Sunday February 8: Mulaney (7pm, FOX); 57th Annual Grammy Awards (8pm, CBS); The 68th British Academy Film Awards (8pm, BBC America); Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30pm, FOX); Downton Abbey (9pm, PBS); Shameless (9pm, Showtime); Looking (10pm, HBO); Episodes (10:30pm, Showtime)

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

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

Wednesday: Modern Family (9pm, ABC); Empire (9pm, FOX); Nashville (10pm, ABC)

Thursday: Grey's Anatomy (8pm, ABC); Backstrom (9pm, FOX); Scandal (9pm, ABC); Archer (10pm, FX); How to Get Away with Murder (10pm, ABC)

Friday: Glee (9pm, FOX)

Saturday: Black Sails (9pm, Starz); Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up (10pm, HBO); 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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