Your TV To-Do List: Jimmy Kimmel Goes For Oscar Comedy Gold

Ethan Alter
Your TV To-Do List: Jimmy Kimmel Goes For Oscar Comedy Gold

With so much to watch on TV it can be difficult to plan ahead. But we’re here to help! Here are the five shows you won’t want to miss this week.

Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark: Tuesday, Feb. 21 on Netflix
The Daily Show host steps out from behind his Comedy Central desk to join the wave of comedians taping their stand-up sets for Netflix.

Legends of Tomorrow: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 9 p.m. on The CW
The Legends of Tomorrow meet the Legends of Yesteryear when the futuristic superheroes travel back to King Arthur’s court. Comic book nerds, take note: the episode’s title, “Camelot/3000,” is a deep-cut reference to the 1982 miniseries Camelot 3000, a futuristic re-telling of Arthurian mythology.

Nashville: Thursday, Feb. 23 at 9 p.m. on CMT
Following last week’s slam-bang conclusion, all of Nashville rushes to the hospital to see if Rayna James survived her latest car accident… and whether Connie Britton will be sticking around for the rest of the season.

Planet Earth II: Saturday, Feb. 25 at 9 p.m. on BBC America
Learn what it takes to live at high altitudes with the mountain-focused second episode of BBC America’s blockbuster nature series.

The 89th Annual Academy Awards: Sunday, Feb. 26 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC
Heading into the home stretch, it’s La La Land vs. Hidden Figures vs. Moonlight for the Best Picture crown. But first-time host Jimmy Kimmel hopes to be the night’s big winner, looking to become an Oscar perennial like Billy Crystal instead of a one-and-done misfire like David Letterman.

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