TV picks for Sunday, Dec. 2
“60 Minutes” (7 p.m., CBS): His life could be an opera. Ryan Speedo Green once screamed his lungs out in a juvenile lock-up, put there because he was so angry and violent that he was deemed a danger to his family. But a few caring people held onto him long enough for him to find himself. Today, the former juvenile delinquent’s lungs belt out the most demanding and famous bass-baritone roles in opera houses around the world. Scott Pelley profiles the young and unlikely opera star.
“Garth: Live at Notre Dame” (8 p.m., CBS): Are you ready to rock out in your living room? Country music superstar Garth Brooks hits the stage for the first-ever concert at the home stadium of the Fighting Irish in Notre Dame, Indiana.
“Outlander” (8 p.m., Starz): Claire’s medical expertise proves invaluable for a family of German settlers, but she begins to fear for her life when tragedy strikes her patients’ household. Jamie and Young Ian travel to a nearby town to recruit settlers for Fraser’s Ridge, but find their progress hindered by a burgeoning political movement.
“Berlin Station” (9 p.m., Epix): Season 3 of the thriller takes place over the course of 11 days in Eastern and Central Europe as Chief of Station Valerie Edwards (Michelle Forbes) guides her team through the high-stakes relationship between Russia, the United States and its vulnerable NATO allies. Is the Kremlin involved in any foul play that could upend a thinly-held World Order?
“Presidents Under Fire: The History of Impeachment” (9 p.m., CNN): Impeachment was intended by the Framers as a remedy of last resort, a defense from the tyranny of the British Crown. But since its first use more than 150 years ago, impeachment has become such a normalized partisan weapon that it has been threatened against the last four presidents, and during campaigns against candidates before they are even elected. Fareed Zakaria traces the history of why and how Article II, Section IV of the U.S. Constitution has been used.
“Nightflyers” (10 p.m., Syfy): This trippy new 10-episode drama series is based on George R.R. Martin’s novella of the same name. It follows follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath as they embark on a journey to the edge of the solar system with hopes of making contact with alien life.
Also on Sunday:
NHL hockey, Sharks at Canadiens (4 p.m., NBCSBA)
“Sunday Night Football,” Chargers at Steelers (5:20 p.m., NBC)
“America’s Funniest Home Videos” (7 p.m., ABC)
“The Simpsons” (8 p.m., Fox)
“Supergirl” (8 p.m., The CW)
“Dancing With the Stars: Juniors” (8 p.m., ABC)
“Doctor Who” (8 p.m., BBC America)
“A Majestic Christmas” (8 p.m., Hallmark)
“Enemies: The President, Justice & the FBI” (8 p.m., Showtime)
“Crikey! It’s the Irwins” (8 p.m., Animal Planet)
“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (8 p.m., Bravo)
“Alaska: The Last Frontier” (8 p.m., Discovery)
“Hawaii Life” (8 p.m., HGTV)
“Bob’s Burgers” (8:30 p.m., Fox)
“Charmed” (9 p.m., The CW)
“Shark Tank” (9 p.m., ABC)
“Ray Donovan“ (9 p.m., Showtime)
“Family Guy” (9 p.m., Fox)
“My Brilliant Friend” (9 p.m., HBO)
“Rel” (9:30 p.m., Fox)
“Escape at Dannemora” (10 p.m., Showtime)
“Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special” (10 p.m., ABC)
“Sally4Ever” (10:30 p.m., HBO)