Must-See LGBT TV 3/1-7: Exclusive #Empire sneak peek, 'Downton Abbey' season finale, 'Newlyweds' 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.

Downton Abbey wraps its fifth season this week with a special two hour episode. Lord Sinderby invites the Crawleys to attend a shooting party in Northumberland and later they return to Downton to celebrate Christmas together. Downton Abbey: Sunday, 9pm on PBS.

Bravo's docu-series Newlyweds: The First Year, which premiered in 2013 and followed four couples who are recently married or committed including gay couple Jeff and Blair, returns this week for a follow up special to see how the couples have fared since their weddings. Newlyweds: Where Are They Now?: Tuesday, 10pm on Bravo.



On Wednesday's all new Empire, Cookie declares war after learning that Anika has betrayed the Empire and the Lyon family by helping their biggest competition. Lucious confronts a longtime enemy and Jamal gets close to a famous artist as he and his brothers work to save Empire by any means necessary. Check out an exclusive sneak peek below with Jamal standing up to Lucious for a say in company decisions. Empire: Wednesday, 9pm on FOX.

Sunday March 1: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30pm, FOX); The Good Wife (9pm, CBS); Shameless (9pm, Showtime);  Downton Abbey (9pm, PBS); Looking (10pm, HBO); Episodes (10:30pm, Showtime)

Monday: Gotham (8pm, FOX); The Fosters (8pm, ABC Family); Ellen's Design Challenge (9pm, HGTV) ; Chasing Life (9pm, ABC Family); The Night Shift (10pm, NBC); Eye Candy (10pm, MTV)

Tuesday: Pretty Little Liars (8pm, ABC Family); Sirens (10pm, USA); Newlyweds: Where are They Now? Special (10pm, Bravo)

Wednesday: Modern Family (9pm, ABC); The 100 (9pm, CW); Empire (9pm, FOX); Nashville (10pm, ABC); Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce (11pm, Fuse)

Thursday: Grey's Anatomy (8pm, ABC); QI (8pm, BBC America); Backstrom (9pm, FOX); Scandal (9pm, ABC); Archer (10pm, FX); Portlandia (10pm, IFC)

Friday: The Amazing Race (8pm, CBS); Hart of Dixie (8pm, CW);  Glee (9pm, FOX)

Saturday: Black Sails (9pm, Starz)

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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