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Around the remote: Corden hosts Grammys

James Corden introduces a performance by Ed Sheeran at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. He returns as the Grammy host on Sunday. (John Shearer / Invision/AP)
James Corden introduces a performance by Ed Sheeran at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. He returns as the Grammy host on Sunday. (John Shearer / Invision/AP)
By Chuck Barney Tribune News Service

DON’T MISS: The 59th Annual Grammy Awards – James Corden, the dynamic late-night funny guy who regularly hosts music’s biggest stars in his car, now gets to host an entire arena full of them. The eye-popping performance list for the night features Adele, Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood, John Legend, Metallica, Alicia Keys and plenty of others. As for the nominations, Beyonce leads everyone with nine, including one for album of the year (“Lemonade”). 5 p.m. Sunday, CBS.

Other bets

SUNDAY: The second installment of “The Missing” kicks off a suspenseful eight-episode run with a new story and a new cast that includes David Morrissey (“The Walking Dead”). In the opener, a long-lost young woman unexpectedly surfaces, but her return triggers another mystery. 8 p.m., Starz.

SUNDAY: Season 7 of “The Walking Dead” resumes as Rick and company try to round up enough allies to take down the evil Negan. But can he convince Ezekiel to join the cause? 9 p.m., AMC.

SUNDAY: “Girls” launches its sixth season tonight and we’re really hoping that Hannah and her self-absorbed gal pals will finally grow up. Then again, we won’t bet big money on that happening. 10 p.m., HBO.

MONDAY: “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” returns with two amusing new episodes tonight. The opener has Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg making sushi with their guests Kathy Griffin and Mike Epps, and there’s no predicting what will go down. 9 p.m., VH1.

MONDAY: Season 2 of the eerie drama “Humans” picks up several months after the events of Season 1 with Niska still at large and in possession of the consciousness code. Meanwhile, members of her synth family struggle to find their place in the world. 10 p.m., AMC.

TUESDAY: “American Experience: Ruby Ridge” is a harrowing, moment-by-moment account of the deadly events that helped give rise to the modern militia movement: the 1992 standoff between Randy Weaver and law enforcement in a remote area of North Idaho. 9 p.m., KSPS and KCDT.

WEDNESDAY: Katherine Heigl returns to prime time in the drama series “Doubt.” She plays a brilliant attorney who puts her career at risk when she falls for her charismatic client, a pediatric surgeon accused of murdering his girlfriend. 10 p.m., CBS.

THURSDAY: On “MasterChef Junior,” the remaining junior contestants compete for the final 12 spots in the Top 20. They’re challenged to make dishes ranging from cupcakes, to steak and lobster. 8 p.m., Fox.

FRIDAY: As the final season of “The Vampire Diaries” winds down, Damon and Alaric come face to face with an old enemy. Elsewhere, Stefan is held captive by a surprising acquaintance and is forced to confront a dark secret from his past. 8 p.m., The CW.

SATURDAY: Ten years ago, the British nature series “Planet Earth” wowed viewers with breathtaking images of animals and ecosystems around the world. Now, comes “Planet Earth II,” which, thanks to new technology, provides an even more intimate exploration. Prepare to be stunned. 9 p.m., BBC America.

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