Must-See LGBTQ TV: The Oscars, 'Champions' and 'Life Sentence' series premieres, and more!

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

This Sunday, the ceremony for the 90th Annual Academy Awards will be airing live from Los Angeles. The ceremony won’t be one to miss as there are a slew of LGBTQ-inclusive nominations, including films such as The Shape of Water, Call Me By Your Name, Lady Bird, and A Fantastic Woman. LGBTQ-nominated talent include Mudbound’s Dee Rees, Coco’s Adrian Molina, Strong Island’s Yance Ford, and more! Daniela Vega, the star of A Fantastic Woman will also be a presenter at the ceremony. Click here for a list of LGBTQ nominees. 90th Annual Academy Awards: Sunday, 5pm PT/8pm ET on ABC.

CBS’s All Access’ spinoff of The Good Wife, The Good Fight will premiere its second season Sunday on the streaming service. Following the literal and metaphorical trials of a group of lawyers in Chicago, one of the main characters on the series in Maia Rindell, a young lesbian lawyer of the firm. Season two will continue to feature her as she deals with her parents’ scandal from the first season. The Good Fight: Sunday on CBS All Access.

The CW’s new dramedy, Life Sentence, premieres this Wednesday. The show follows Stella, a woman who recently found out that her fatal diagnosis of cancer is cured, and begins to face a whole new reality. One of the major changes in Stella’s life comes when she finds out that her mother has fallen in love with her best friend Poppy. The relationship between the two women will hopefully be a significant part of this new show. Life Sentence: Wednesday, 9pm on The CW.

Sundance’s acclaimed series Hap and Leonard returns for its third season on Wednesday. The mystery show follows the titular Hap and Leonard, the latter of which is a gay black veteran, in the South as they solve mysteries in their own unique way. The third season is based off of the novel The Two-Bear Mambo and it starts out with the duo tracking down missing person Florida Grange. Hap and Leonard: Wednesday, 10pm on Sundance.

The long awaited second season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones comes to Netflix on Thursday. The superhero drama follows the titular Jessica Jones, a private detective with super strength who tries to uncover the truth about a mysterious organization. Also returning for the second season is lesbian lawyer Jeri Hogarth, who audiences will learn more about in the second season. Jessica Jones: Thursday on Netflix.

New NBC comedy Champions premieres this Thursday. Executive produced by Mindy Kaling, the show follows a gym owner who finds out he has a son when his former girlfriend essentially drops him off at his door. The son, Michael, played by JJ Totah, is an out gay 14-year-old auditioning to get into music school. Having a queer teenager lead a family show, where he is much more than his sexuality is a step in the right direction for network comedies. Champions: Thursday, 9:30pm on NBC.

Sunday, March 4th: The Good Fight (CBS All Access); The 90th Annual Academy Awards (5pm PT/8pm ET, ABC); The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC); Here and Now (9pm, HBO); Counterpart (Starz); The Chi (10pm, Showtime)

Monday: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (8pm, The CW); UnReal (10pm, Lifetime)

Tuesday: The Fosters (8pm, Freeform); Bull (9pm, CBS); Black Lightning (9pm, The CW); LA to Vegas (9pm, Fox); This Is Us (9pm, NBC); NCIS: New Orleans (10pm, CBS)

Wednesday: This Close (Sundance Now); Riverdale (8pm, The CW); grown-ish (8pm, Freeform); Schitt’s Creek (8pm, Pop TV); Modern Family (9pm, ABC); Life Sentence (9pm, The CW); 9-1-1 (9pm, Fox); American Housewife (9:30pm, ABC); The Magicians (9pm, SyFy); The Assassination Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (10pm, FX); Glam Masters (10pm, Lifetime); Hap and Leonard (10pm, Sundance)

Thursday: Grey’s Anatomy (8pm, ABC); Superstore (8pm, NBC); Beyond (8pm, Freeform); Champions (8:30pm, NBC); Scandal (9pm, ABC); Arrow (9pm, The CW); Will & Grace (9pm, NBC); How to Get Away With Murder (10pm, ABC)

Friday: Jessica Jones (Netflix); Dynasty (8pm, The CW); Jane the Virgin (9pm, The CW)