Golden Globe Awards (8 p.m., NBC) - This one is always a good time. Ricky Gervais hosts and Denzel Washington receives the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Also on . . .
N.C. Bookwatch (Noon, UNC-TV) – The new season opens with Kathy Reichs talking to host D.G. Martin about her new novel “Speaking In Bones.”
The Good Wife (9 p.m., CBS) - The whole Florrick family rides with Eli and Ruth on the campaign bus to Iowa, and Peter tries to win votes with a high-risk stunt.
Downton Abbey (9 p.m., UNC-TV) - Wedding plans hit a snag, and pigs cause trouble for Poor Edith and Marigold. Also, Violet and Isobel continue to clash over health care.
Shameless (9 p.m., Showtime) - In the Season 6 premiere, Frank's newfound appreciation for life freaks everyone out. Also, Fiona is determined to get Ian to take his meds.