Must-See LGBTQ TV: 'Batwoman' season two, 'Euphoria' special episode; and 'Riverdale' season 5 premieres on the CW

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the LGBTQ highlights on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV.

The CW’s Batwoman is back for season 2 this Sunday, starring out bisexual and Black actress Javicia Leslie. Leslie will play Ryan Wilder, the latest character to take up the iconic role of Batwoman. Batwoman: Sunday, on the CW.

Riverdale returns for its fifth season this Wednesday on the CW. Season five of the series will begin with the characters’ final days as students at Riverdale High. Returning queer characters include Cheryl, Kevin, Toni and Fangs. Riverdale: Wednesday, on The CW.

The second special epsiode of HBO's Euphoria will be available to watch on HBO Max on Friday night. The episode, "F*ck Anyone Who's Not A Sea Blob," will follow Jules (Hunter Schafer, who also co-wrote the episode), a transgender girl who has a romantic history with fellow character Rue (Zendaya). 

Sunday, January 17: American Gods (Starz); The Watch (8pm, BBC America)

Monday: All American (8pm, The CW); Ellen’s Game of Games (8pm, NBC); 9-1-1 (8pm, Fox); 9-1-1: Lone Star (9pm, Fox); Bull (9pm, CBS); The Weakest Link (10pm, NBC); Nurses (10pm, NBC)

Tuesday: Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (8pm, NBC); The Resident (8pm, Fox); FBI: Most Wanted (10pm, CBS)

Wednesday:  The Expanse (Amazon); Riverdale (8pm, The CW); Nancy Drew (9pm, The CW);  The Conners (9pm, ABC); Call Your Mother (9:30pm, ABC);

Thursday: Search Party (HBO Max); RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (BBC Three/WOW Presents Plus); Superstore (8pm, NBC); grown-ish (8pm, Freeform); B Positive (8:30pm, CBS); Legacies (9pm, The CW); Call Me Kat (9pm, Fox)

Friday:  Losing Alice (Apple TV+); Flack (Amazon); RuPaul’s Drag Race (8pm, VH1);  Euphoria (9pm, HBO Max)