Must-See LGBTQ TV: Emily returns to Paris for season three while 'Step Up's final season comes to a close

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.

1.) Emily is back in Paris on December 21, as Emily in Paris season 3 premieres on Netflix. The show centers on Chicago-based marketing executive Emily as she relocates to France after winning her dream role in Paris. She explores her new life working in the capital while juggling friends and lovers. Julien, played by Samuel Arnold, is a gay character who works with Emily and keeps her in the loop on all the gossip while also working hard to succeed. Emily in Paris, Wednesday on Netflix.

2.) Season three of Step Up, Starz’s TV series based on the movie franchise of the same name, comes to a close tomorrow. The show follows twins Janelle and Tal, who are sent to live with their uncle in Atlanta after their mother is arrested. There, Janelle learns about a performing arts school called High Water, which may just change everything about their lives. In the series finale it's a battle for control over High Water and dreams of power, fame and fortune. Many secrets are revealed including the real murderer of East-O and the true identity of Saint Clip. Tal, one of the main characters, is now played by out actor Keiynan Lonsdale and is gay on the show. Step Up, Sundays at 10pm on Starz. 

Sunday, December 18: Step Up (10pm, Starz); The Equalizer (8:30pm, CBS)

Monday: All American (8pm, The CW); All American: Homecoming (9pm, The CW); 9-1-1 (8pm, Fox); His Dark Materials (9pm, HBO)

Tuesday: Young Royals (Netflix); Welcome to Chippendales (Hulu)

Wednesday: The Conners (8pm, ABC); Abbott Elementary (9pm, ABC or Hulu); Chicago Fire (9pm, NBC); Emily in Paris (Netflix)

Thursday: Gossip Girl (HBO Max); Sort Of (HBO Max); The Sex Lives of College Girls (HBO Max); Dead to Me (Netflix); Station 19 (8pm, ABC); Ghosts (8:30pm, CBS); Grey’s Anatomy (9pm, ABC); Call Me Kat (9:30pm, Fox or Hulu); The Big Brunch (HBO Max); Doom Patrol (HBO Max) 

Friday: Elite (Netflix); Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. The World (9pm, WOW Presents Plus); Mythic Quest (Apple TV+); The L Word: Generation Q (Showtime); We’re Here (10pm, HBO)

Saturday: The Owl House (9pm, Disney Channel); Saturday Night Live (11:30pm, NBC)