What2Watch Tonight

Wed, November 25

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

CW, 8:00 pm ET

Writer-director John Hughes teamed John Candy and Steve Martin in this 1987 comedy about a stuffy businessman (Martin) trying to get home for Thanksgiving. A stroke of bad luck forces him to suffer through a series of mishaps with a good-natured but overly friendly stranger (Candy). Certain lines and scenes from the movie endure as classics. Dylan Baker ("The Good Wife"), Michael McKean and an uncredited Kevin Bacon and William Windom also appear.

Nature Cat Premiere

PBS, 7:46 am ET
Nature Cat Premiere

Saturday Night Live’s Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan and Kenan Thompson are among the voice actors in the charming new PBS Kids animated series Nature Cat, following an exuberant housecat who goes outside with his animal pals to explore the outdoors and their imaginations. 

NHL Hockey

NBCSN, 7:30 pm ET
NHL Hockey

Start your holiday early with an NHL doubleheader tonight on NBCSN, beginning with the Philadelphia Flyers taking on the N.Y. Islanders at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Following that game, the Chicago Blackhawks are out West to face the San Jose Sharks.


PBS, 8:00 pm ET

In what ways is "Love in the Animal Kingdom" defined? The episode by that title examines rites of various species that well could be classified as romantic moves -- and many of them are quite similar to those of humans, including flirting and dancing. Flamingos, gibbons and a gorilla are among the creatures studied as they go about courtship in their own respective ways ... the familiarity of which often generates humor during the hour.

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