Must-See LGBT TV 3/8-14: 'The Returned' series premiere, #Empire sneak peek

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.

A&E's adaptation of the french series The Returned premieres this week. The original series included lesbian couple Julie and Laure as members of a small town where people start returning from the dead unharmed and Executive Producer Raelle Tucker says fans will be pleased with the US adaptation with Sandrine Holt as Julie and Agnes Brucker as Nikki (the new Laure). Julie is a doctor who stumbles upon a lonely young boy one night and offers him a place to stay for the evening. The Returned: Monday, 10pm on A&E.

A mysterious woman from Lucious' past returns and Andre begins musical therapy and a new relationship with Michelle. Meanwhile, Hakeem attempts to prove he is both a smart businessman and a true artist at a family gathering. Check out this exclusive sneak peek below as Jamal and Ryan have a serious talk about their relationship and Jamal's daughter, Lola. Empire: Wednesday, 9pm on FOX.

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

Monday: 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: Pretty Little Liars (8pm, ABC Family); Sirens (10pm, USA); Newlyweds: The First Year (10pm, Bravo)

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

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

Friday: The Amazing Race (8pm, CBS); 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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