TV tonight: ’60 Minutes’ spotlights COVID-19 patients with long-lingering symptoms
Anderson Cooper reports on COVID-19 patients who are experiencing debilitating symptoms months after contracting the virus.
By CHUCK BARNEY | Bay Area News Group
November 22, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.
TV and streaming picks for Sunday, Nov. 22
“Sunday Night Football” (5:20 p.m. PT, NBC): Tonight’s AFC West matchup has quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs taking on the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium, just off the Strip. The Chiefs, at 8–1, will have revenge on their minds as it was the Raiders who put the only blemish on their record with a 40–32 victory in Week 5.
“60 Minutes” (7 p.m., CBS): Among tonight’s segments is one devoted to people who contracted coronavirus in the early stages of the pandemic and yet continue to suffer from bewildering symptoms, including migraines, dizziness, fatigue, blurry vision and something being referred to as “COVID brain fog.” Doctors say there are thousands of Americans experiencing “Post-acute COVID Syndrome” and an exact cause for the debilitating symptoms has yet to be discovered. Anderson Cooper reports.
“2020 American Music Awards” (8 p.m. Sunday, ABC): Taraji P. Henson is our host for the annual trophy bash that celebrates the year’s best chart-topping artists, as determined by fan votes. Among the night’s performers at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles are Bad Bunny with Jhay Cortez, Billie Eilish, BTS, Dua Lipa, Jennifer Lopez and Maluma, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion and Shawn Mendes. Also, Katy Perry returns to the “AMA” stage to deliver a world premiere broadcast performance of her latest single “Only Love.”
“Bless the Harts” (8:30 p.m., Fox): Betty, Jenny and Brenda reminisce over a past Black Friday memory while waiting in a Black Friday line. Meanwhile, Wayne shares the memory of his hero’s journey to deliver dairy products after a malfunction on his delivery truck.
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“Belushi” (9 p.m., Showtime): This feature-length documentary examines the life and legacy of comedic actor John Belushi. The film leans heavily on candid interviews with his collaborators, friends and family, including Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Penny Marshall, Lorne Michaels, Carrie Fisher, Chevy Chase, Harold Ramis, Jane Curtin, Ivan Reitman and his high school sweetheart and later wife Judy Belushi.
“Fargo” (10 p.m., FX): On the penultimate episode, the gang war escalates as Loy forms an uneasy alliance, Odis finds peace, Josto settles the score, Ethelrida takes a risk and Oraetta gets spooked.
Also on Sunday:
“The Simpsons” (8 p.m., Fox)
“NCIS: Los Angeles” (8 p.m., CBS)
“The Trouble With Maggie Cole” (8 p.m., PBS)
“The Christmas House,” 2020 movie (8 p.m., Hallmark)
“The Spanish Princess” (8 p.m., Starz)
“The Undoing” (9 p.m., HBO)
“NCIS: New Orleans” (9 p.m., CBS)
“Fear the Walking Dead,” midseason finale (9 p.m., AMC)
“Roadkill on Masterpiece” (9 p.m., PBS)
“Murder on Middle Beach” (10 p.m., HBO)