Must-See LGBTQ TV: 'Euphoria' special episode; 'The Wilds' and 'The Prom' premieres

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 first of two standalone episodes for HBO’s Euphoria airs today, Sunday, Dec. 6 on the streamer. It was released early on HBO Max on Friday as well, and is available to stream there. The special holiday-themed episodes are intended to bridge the first and second seasons of the hit series. The first episode, titled “Part 1: Rue,” will focus on Zendaya’s character Rue as she deals with aftermath of her girlfriend Jules (out trans actress Hunter Shafer) leaving on a train after their high school formal dance. Euphoria: Sunday, on HBO.

Adventure-mystery drama The Wilds is out this Friday on Amazon Prime. The series follows a group of young girls, including a few queer characters, whose plane lands on a deserted island. As the girls learn more about each other and their past, they come to realize they may not have ended up on the island by accident. The Wilds: Friday, on Amazon Prime.

Out producer and director Ryan Murphy’s latest film The Prom premieres this Friday, Dec. 11 on Netflix. The film follows a group of has-been Broadway performers as they travel to small-town Indiana to help a young queer girl go to prom with the person of her choosing. The Prom: Friday, on Netflix.

Sunday, December 6: Euphoria (HBO)

Monday: Nurses (10pm, NBC)

Tuesday: Chopped (9pm, Food Network); Big Sky (10pm, ABC); FBI: Most Wanted (10pm, CBS)

Wednesday: The Amazing Race (8pm, CBS); S.W.A.T (9pm, CBS); For Life (10pm, ABC)

Thursday: Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access); 12 Dates of Christmas (HBO Max); Station 19 (8pm, ABC); Grey’s Anatomy (9pm, ABC); A Million Little Things (10pm, ABC)

Friday: The Prom (Netflix); The Wilds (Amazon Prime); High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special (Disney+)

Saturday: Saturday Night Live (NBC)