Must-See LGBT TV 3/15-21: Glee, Dancing with the Stars, Empire, One Big Happy, Laverne Cox on The Mindy Project 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 new season of Dancing with the Stars kicks off on Monday night with Bruno Tonioli returning as a judge and out NFL draftee Michael Sam competing, partnered with dancer Peta Murgatroyd. The show will celebrate the series tenth anniversary with throwbacks to several popular themed dances and giving viewers more behind the scenes access to both the competition ballroom and rehearsals. Dancing with the Stars: Monday, 8pm on ABC.

NBC comedy One Big Happy premieres on Tuesday night! The Ellen DeGeneres-produced sitcom follows a thiry-something lesbian (Elisha Cuthbert) who agrees to get pregnant and start a family with her straight male best friend (Nick Zano) and things get complicated when he suddenly falls in love with and marries another woman. One Big Happy: Tuesday, 9:30pm on NBC.

Laverne Cox guest stars on The Mindy Project this week as Sheena, a cousin of Nurse Tamra Webb and an aspiring personal stylist who helps Mindy to get her confidence back as she struggles with her body image when her pregnancy begins to show. Meanwhile, Jeremy decides to try dating again in an effort to get over his heartbreak. The Mindy Project: Tuesday, 9:30pm on FOX.

Empire's explosive first season wraps up Wednesday with a two-hour finale starting at 8pm. Lucious and Jamal seem to be on their way to a music-centered relationship, but a secret of Lucious' could change everything. Elsewhere, Cookie comes up with a plan to put herself back on top with plans to stay and Hakeem flirts with the enemy as he tries to decide what is the best move for his career. Empire: Wednesday, 8pm on FOX.

Glee comes to an end on Friday night with a two-hour finale after six seasons of music. The ending will include going back in time to find out why the original members joined the New Directions and flash forward five years from present day to show where they all end up. Glee: Friday, 8pm on FOX.

Sunday March 15: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30pm, FOX); Shameless (9pm, Showtime); The Good Wife (9pm, CBS); Looking (10pm, HBO); Revenge (10pm, ABC); Episodes (10:30pm, Showtime)

Monday: Dancing with the Stars (8pm, ABC); The Fosters (8pm, ABC Family); The Originals (8pm, CW); Jane the Virgin (9pm, CW); Chasing Life (9pm, ABC Family); The Night Shift (10pm, NBC); Eye Candy (10pm, MTV); The Returned (10pm, A&E)

Tuesday: The Flash (8pm, CW); Pretty Little Liars (8pm, ABC Family); The Mindy Project (9:30pm, FOX); One Big Happy (9:30pm, NBC); Sirens (10pm, USA); Newlyweds: The First Year (10pm, Bravo)

Wednesday: Empire (8pm, FOX); Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce (11pm, Fuse)

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

Friday: Glee (8pm, 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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