ALSO SEE: NFL 2019 TV Schedule
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Friday, Nov. 8
Gold Rush: White Water
Discovery Channel, 10pm
The Gold Rush spinoff returns for its third season, which finds the father-and-son team of Fred and Dustin Hurt splitting up and working on separate claims to double their chances of striking it rich. The race is on as they uncover more gold than any other season before.
Green Eggs and Ham
Based on the beloved book by Dr. Seuss, this animated series follows opposites Guy and Sam as they venture out on a road trip to save an endangered animal from a far-off zoo. Along the way, they learn to try new things like hope, friendship and, of course, a certain delectable dish.
The Great British Baking Show: Holidays
In Season 2, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith again judge festive treats baked by some favorite former competitors.
Let It Snow
A group of high school seniors find their friendships and love lives colliding thanks to a stranded pop star, a stolen keg, an epic party and more. Notable stars include Joan Cusack and Kiernan Shipka.
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
In a tip of the Wildcat hat to fans of High School Musical, three television networks — ABC, Disney Channel and Freeform — will present the first episode of this upcoming Disney+ show for one night only.
Was I Really Kidnapped?
Inspired by a true story. After suffering torment and abuse at the hands of her abductor, Elle (Michelle Mylett) is released on the side of the road with no explanation. Her boyfriend Billy (Jacob Blair) and sister Jen (Anna Hardwick) rush to her aid after she’s found, but the reunion is derailed by detectives who doubt her story, leading her to clear her name and identify her attacker. Kyle Buchanan also stars.
The Blacklist: “Dr. Lewis Powell”
Red (James Spader) alerts the FBI to the suspicious death of a scientist specializing in artificial intelligence research. Meanwhile, Francesca Campbell (guest star Natalie Paul) further entangles herself in Red’s criminal activities.
Magnum P.I.: “The Man in the Secret Room”
Guest Star Alert!
In the new episode “The Man in the Secret Room,” Magnum (Jay Hernandez) investigates the death of a hotel guest who was thrown from her room’s balcony while working on a secret investigation of her own. Lee Majors guest stars in the new episode “The Man in the Secret Room,” which also features returning guest stars Corbin Bernsen and Larry Manetti.
Holiday for Heroes
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9pm
After exchanging long-distance letters for a year, a soldier and a woman meet in real life and try to decide if their friendship can exist off the page. Stars Marc Blucas, Melissa Claire Egan and Patti Murin.
Great Performances: “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I”
Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe star in a Tony Award-winning revival of the beloved musical about a British schoolteacher instructing the royal children of the King of Siam.
College Basketball: Armed Forces Classic: Baylor vs. Washington
ESPN, 9:30pm Live
ESPN’s Armed Forces Classic celebrates Veterans Day weekend with this college basketball game in partnership with the U.S. military’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The game features the Baylor Bears vs. the Washington Huskies at Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.
Blue Bloods: “Higher Standards”
Frank (Tom Selleck) and Jamie (Will Estes) are at odds over the public’s treatment of cops after rowdy teens pour water on two rookies in the new episode “Higher Standards.”
In Search Of: “The Bermuda Triangle”
In this episode, host Zachary Quinto enters the mysterious Bermuda Triangle by sea and by air and learns a shocking theory that could completely redraw the map of this infamous area that has seen numerous disasters and disappearances.
Long Lost Family: “Are They Looking for Me?”
Hosts Chris Jacobs and Lisa Joyner join forces attempting to solve the childhood mystery of why a woman was separated from her birth family at the age of 2. The miraculous journey resolves multiple family mysteries and reveals the most unexpected guest at a family funeral.
Saturday, Nov. 9
ABC, CBS, ESPN, FOX & FS1, beginning at 12pm Live
A huge Saturday in college football includes Maryland at Ohio State (FOX), Penn State at Minnesota (ABC), Vanderbilt at Florida (ESPN), Baylor at TCU (FS1), LSU at Alabama (CBS), Kansas State at Texas (ESPN), USC at Arizona State (ABC), Iowa at Wisconsin (FOX), Missouri at Georgia (ESPN), Clemson at NC State (ABC) and Iowa State at Oklahoma (FOX).
Picture a Perfect Christmas
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Merritt Patterson stars as a photographer who travels the world and takes a few days off around the holidays to care for her grandmother. While there, she meets her neighbor (Jon Cor), who needs help watching his 7-year-old nephew.
When her Philadelphia radio station is closed for repairs during the holidays, DJ Kara Porter (Keshia Knight Pulliam) is forced to broadcast from the small town of Bethlehem. Desperate to get promoted outside of the year-round holiday station Radio Christmas, Kara attempts to uncover the identity of the town’s Secret Santa, who has saved Bethlehem’s Christmas festivities. Along the way, she discovers the true meaning of family, community, love and Christmas. Michael Xavier, Tim Reid and Belinda Montgomery also star.
Annie (Sara Canning) faces a crisis when her husband leaves their Amish world to live among “normal Americans” and seeks custody of their son. Steve Byers, Ryan Bruce and Gabrielle Rose also star.
Blue Planet Now
BBC America, 9pm
This four-part series, a follow-up to the critically acclaimed landmark series Blue Planet II, explores the health of our oceans and marine life across the globe. The premiere episode, “Whale Sanctuary,” visits the world’s biggest whale nursery for gray whales and their young.
Sea of Shadows
National Geographic, 9pm
This stunning documentary chronicles the race to save the vaquita, a small species of porpoise (type of whale) found in the Sea of Cortez.
Sunday, Nov. 10
Figure Skating: ISU Grand Prix Series: Shiseido Cup of China
NBC, 12pm Live
See some of the world’s best figure skaters and ice dancers compete in the ISU Grand Prix Series Shiseido Cup of China.
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Bluegreen Vacations 500
NBC, 2:30pm Live
The Monster Energy Series Championship 4 will be set after the Bluegreen Vacations 500 at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway. Will reigning Cup champ Joey Logano be among those four finalists in November 17’s finale at Homestead-Miami?
Soccer: 2019 MLS Cup
ABC, 3pm Live
Major League Soccer’s championship match between Toronto FC and Seattle Sounders FC takes place in Seattle. ABC airs the MLS Cup game for the first time since 2008, and ESPN’s Jon Champion calls the match with analyst Taylor Twellman.
Rock n’ Roll Christmas
Catherine Mary Stewart and Beverley Mitchell star as a mother/daughter country music duo who’ve been estranged for the last decade. After a video of them goes viral, they reunite to release a new Christmas single, but if they want to write a song that captures the spirit of Christmas, they’re going to need a lot of forgiveness and a little Christmas magic.
God Friended Me: “Instant Karma”
In the new episode “Instant Karma,” Miles (Brandon Micheal Hall) is confused when Sameer (guest star Vinny Chhibber), a lawyer with financial problems, wants nothing to do with a winning lottery ticket that the God Account helps Miles return to him.
Batwoman: “I’ll Be Judge, I’ll Be Jury”
The CW, 8pm
A disturbing death has Gotham reeling, and the city reaches out for its new vigilante hero. Luke (Camrus Johnson) confides in Kate (Ruby Rose), while Sophie (Meagan Tandy) asks Jacob (Dougray Scott) for a special assignment.
The Simpsons: “Marge the Lumberjill”
Marge (voice of Julie Kavner) takes up competitive lumberjacking as a hobby in the new episode “Marge the Lumberjill.”
The Mistletoe Secret
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Aria (Kellie Pickler) hopes that having her hometown featured in the popular travel series Sterling Masters’ Big Holiday Adventure will save Christmas for the small town of Midway. But when charismatic travel guru Sterling Masters (Christopher Russell) and his ghostwriter (Tyler Hynes) both show up, Aria finds her heart torn between the two men. Patrick Duffy also stars.
A Sweet Christmas Romance
When food stylist Holly (Adelaide Kane) returns home for Christmas, she learns that Loretta (Loretta Devine), the elderly owner of her favorite childhood bakery, is retiring and has started a contest to give the bakery away: Whoever best re-creates her famous 12 Days of Christmas recipes will earn the beloved shop. When Holly enters the contest, she forms a fierce rivalry with a local baker (Greyston Holt), but the two adversaries learn to work together and cook up something special for the holidays.
Two detectives (Killian Scott and Sarah Greene) investigate the murder of a young girl in a small Irish town, as well as the disappearance decades earlier of three children in the woods.
Bless the Harts: “Pig Trouble in Little Greenpoint”
Jenny (voice of Kristen Wiig) enters Wayne (voice of Ike Barinholtz) into the Greenpoint barbecue festival without his permission in the new episode “Pig Trouble in Little Greenpoint.”
NCIS: Los Angeles: “Concours D’Elegance”
The NCIS team links the theft of an undersea drone prototype to a video game streamer’s elaborate party in the new episode “Concours D’Elegance.”
Supergirl: “Confidence Women”
The CW, 9pm
Heroine Kara (Melissa Benoist) might realize that a new baddie in custody at the DEO has answers about the recent high-tech attacks on National City, but she’ll never guess what went down between frenemy Lena (Katie McGrath) and CatCo owner Andrea (Julie Gonzalo) in the past.
E! People’s Choice Awards
It’s the awards show where you pick the winner in multiple movie, TV, music and pop culture categories. From the best TV shows, movies and music to categories that recognize 2019’s best bingeworthy show, competition contestant, social star, animal star, beauty influencer, game changer and more, it’s a fun night of TV.
Shameless: “We Few, We Lucky Few, We Band of Gallaghers!”
The premiere picks up six months after last season’s finale: Frank (William H. Macy) is using his leg injury to collect prescription drugs; Debbie (Emma Kenney) rules over the Gallagher household; Carl (Ethan Cutkosky) finishes military school; and Liam (Christian Isaiah) learns about black culture from V (Shanola Hampton). Ian (Cameron Monaghan) and Mickey (Noel Fisher) return as cellmates and lovers.
Memphis Belle in Color
Smithsonian Channel, 9pm
In January 1942, the U.S. military created a new bomber command, the Eighth Air Force, and sent a small contingent of men overseas to loosen the Nazis’ grip on Europe. The command’s star player was the B-17, a fast, heavily armed aircraft that changed the course of World War II. Witness them take on the mighty German Luftwaffe over enemy skies. Discover the story of how one B-17 — the Memphis Belle — and its crew lifted the spirits of a nation and became a symbol of American prowess in defense of freedom.
Family Guy: “Peter & Lois’ Wedding”
In the new episode “Peter & Lois’ Wedding,” Peter (voice of Seth MacFarlane) and Lois (voice of Alex Borstein) decide to tell the kids the story of how they met and fell in love in the ’90s.
Madam Secretary: “Deepfake”
In the new episode “Deepfake,” an important international agreement is threatened by a fabricated video in which Elizabeth (Téa Leoni) and Henry (Tim Daly) appear to be making fun of a foreign dignitary.
Worst Cooks in America: Thanksgiving Redemption 2
Food Network, 10pm
Four beloved former Worst Cooks recruits return to boot camp. Chefs Anne Burrell and Scott Conant teach the much-improved recruits how to make a Thanksgiving meal to impress judges Jonathan Waxman, Esther Choi and Cliff Crooks. The winning team wins kitchen appliances worth $10,000.
Unexplained and Unexplored
Science Channel, 10pm
Explorers Justin Fornal and Emiliano Ruprah use historical maps as well as modern imaging techniques to explore various mysteries, from where the Ark of the Covenant may have ended up to how Meriwether Lewis really died, and more. In the premiere, the two use an unusual map in an attempt to solve the legend of California’s Ghost Ship.
Back to Life
This hilarious British comedy/drama with traces of a dark side comes from the producers of the Amazon hit Fleabag and shares some of that series’ sensibilities. Daisy Haggard (Episodes) created, cowrote (with Laura Solon) and stars in this series as Miri. After 18 years in prison following an incident when she was a teenager, Miri returns home and tries to start an adult life in the coastal town she once knew, while the mystery of her past looms large.
Travel Channel, 11pm
Historian Justin Jampol journeys around the world to unlock the mysteries of the past hidden within various unusual objects unknowingly possessed by families, private collections and museums. In the premiere episode, Jampol gains access to a trove of recently uncovered documents from the archive of infamous Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler.
Rick and Morty
Adult Swim, 11:30pm
Fans of this cult animated series from co-creator Dan Harmon (Community) have been waiting for Season 4 for a while, and it’s finally here — or, at least five episodes of it are. The second batch of episodes will air at a later date.
Monday, Nov. 11
Veterans Day Movie Marathon
TCM, beginning at 6am
Turner Classic Movies remembers veterans with a day of films beginning with The Big Parade (1925) and including The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Glory (1989), The Dirty Dozen (1967) and more.
The team has their hands full with everything from a skating mishap at an ice show to a rogue robot at a fulfillment warehouse in the new episode “Malfunction.”
The Voice: “Live Playoffs Top 20”
NBC, 8pm Live
The top 20 artists perform in front of coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani for their chance at a spot in the top 13. All 20 artists will perform live.
Cooking Channel, 9pm
Host Carla Hall uncovers outrageous Thanksgiving treats like pumpkin pancakes topped with a slice of cheesecake, Thanksgiving dinner reimagined as a giant sandwich and a 23-pound cake made with layers of holiday pies.
This special film follows the journeys of a number of veterans who have returned injured from fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who have turned to adaptive athletics to help them heal both physically and emotionally from their battle wounds.
Prodigal Son: “Family Friend”
In the new episode “Family Friend,” Malcolm (Tom Payne) realizes the main suspect in the “Junkyard Killer” case may have a connection to his father.
The Warrior Tradition
Learn the heartbreaking, inspiring and largely untold story of Native Americans in the United States military. This film relates the stories of Native American warriors from their own points of view — stories of service, pain, courage and fear.
Battle of Midway: The True Story
Smithsonian Channel, 8pm
Airing in conjunction with Veterans Day, this new documentary revisits the pivotal World War II naval engagement through the lens of the U.S. Navy’s three crucial aircraft at Midway: the Devastator, Avenger and Dauntless. Together, these three attack planes had to vanquish an ambush attack from the enemy and contend with the relentless Zero, a long-range fighter aircraft that already had wrought devastation at Pearl Harbor. The film incorporates archival footage, interviews with historians and demonstrations of the aircraft.
The Good Doctor: “SFAD”
Dr. Murphy’s (Freddie Highmore) unique ability to relate to a patient isolated by an immune deficiency yields an unexpected result. Meanwhile, Dr. Browne (Antonia Thomas), Dr. Reznick (Fiona Gubelmann) and Dr. Andrews (Hill Harper) treat a 12-year-old patient who is about to become blind, and tension builds between Dr. Melendez (Nicholas Gonzalez) and Dr. Lim (Christina Chang).
Catherine the Great
Helen Mirren’s turn as the iconic Russian czarina comes to an end.
Bluff City Law: “Need to Know”
Emerson’s (Stony Blyden) mother, Gen. Virginia Howe, arrives in town with a life-or-death case she wants Sydney (Caitlin McGee) and Elijah (Jimmy Smits) to take. Della (Jayne Atkinson) helps her son deal with her father’s meddling behavior in the family business.
Independent Lens: “The Interpreters”
Meet some of the more than 50,000 interpreters who helped protect U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who are now struggling for safety in the aftermath of war.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
Star of the Month: Bette Davis
TCM, beginning at 6am
Today’s lineup of films starring Hollywood legend Bette Davis includes Dangerous (1935), The Petrified Forest (1936), Jezebel (1938), Dark Victory (1939) and more. Check grids and listings for times and more details.
NHL Hockey: Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers
NBCSN, 7:30pm Live
The Pittsburgh Penguins are in New York City’s Madison Square Garden to skate against the Rangers.
The Conners: “Tempest in a Stew Pot”
Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) and Becky (Lecy Goranson) pitch their business plan to Darlene (Sara Gilbert) in hopes of getting the Lunch Box back, but Darlene’s decision leads to hostility among the three. Meanwhile, Dan (John Goodman) bans Odessa (Eliza Bennett) from the house, causing a rift with Harris (Emma Kenney); and Mark (Ames McNamara) makes extensive Thanksgiving plans that may inevitably fall apart.
NCIS: “No Vacancy”
In the new episode “No Vacancy,” the NCIS team investigates a Marine’s murder and uncovers a labyrinth of live-streaming spy cameras hidden in the rooms of a Virginia motel.
The Resident: “Nurses’ Day”
In the new episode “Nurses’ Day,” Chastain Memorial Hospital’s nurses are severely understaffed and overworked, leaving them all feeling exhausted and underappreciated.
The Voice: “Live Top 20 Eliminations”
NBC, 8pm Live
In the live results show, eight artists will be revealed as safe by America’s votes, and the coaches — Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani — will each select an artist to save. The remaining artists from each team with the highest overnight vote will have a chance to compete for the Wild Card, and one artist will continue on.
The Real Housewives of Orange County: “The Orange Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree”
Shannon and Braunwyn help their daughters prepare for college. Tamra attends one of Ryan’s therapy sessions and is devastated by what she learns. Gina gets some advice from her mother that makes her think twice. Emily and Braunwyn advise Kelly about her estranged mother. Shannon and Tamra get together and hash things out.
When a board member of a soon-to-be-public medical tech company is murdered, the team tries to find out who had the most to gain from his death in the new episode “Undisclosed.”
Empire: “Heart of Stone”
Candace (Vivica A. Fox) and Carol (guest star Tasha Smith) take Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) on a girls’ trip to Miami to have some fun and take her mind off Lucious (Terrence Howard) in the new episode “Heart of Stone.”
This documentary portrait of American fashion designer Ralph Lauren shows how Lauren self-started his business empire, eventually becoming the patron saint of American style.
Relatively Evil: “Living Lies”
Investigation Discovery, 9pm
Newlyweds Lauren and Matthew Phelps are a made-for-social-media couple: geeky, young, attractive and fun. But this image is shattered by a panicked midnight call to 911 to report a death. Detectives must determine if this murder is caused by cold medicine or if it’s a coldblooded crime.
This Is Us: “Sorry”
Rebecca (Mandy Moore) visits Randall (Sterling K. Brown) in Philadelphia. Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) is troubled by a request from Deja (Lyric Ross). Kevin (Justin Hartley) has doubts about himself.
NCIS: New Orleans: “Boom-Boom-Boom-Boom”
In the new episode “Boom-Boom-Boom-Boom,” a natural gas explosion at a movie theater leads the NCIS team to discover the gas company has been hacked and more explosions could be triggered.
Kings of Pain
This new eight-episode unscripted series follows wildlife biologist Adam Thorn and professional animal handler Rob “Caveman” Alleva as they intentionally get bit and stung by some of the most dangerous animals and vicious stinging insects in the world. They then measure the pain’s intensity and duration, as well as bodily damage inflicted, to create a complete and comprehensive pain index that will ultimately help save lives.
New Amsterdam: “What the Heart Wants”
Sharpe (Freema Agyeman) lands in hot water when she goes out on a limb for a patient. Meanwhile, Max’s (Ryan Eggold) grief comes to a head, and Bloom (Janet Montgomery) takes a major step in her recovery.
Frontline: “Kids Caught in the Crackdown”
An investigation with The Associated Press into the widespread consequences — and business — of the mass confinement of migrant children exposes the traumatic stories of those children detained under Trump’s immigration policies.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
ESPN, beginning at 7:30pm Live
NBA Western Conference contenders are in action tonight on ESPN as Kawhi Leonard and the L.A. Clippers visit James Harden and the Houston Rockets, and the Golden State Warriors are in Los Angeles to face the Lakers.
NBCSN, beginning at 7:30pm Live
NBCSN’s Wednesday Night Hockey features Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals in Philadelphia to face off against Travis Konecny and the Flyers, followed by Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks taking on Mark Stone and the Golden Knights in Las Vegas.
The 53rd Annual CMA Awards
ABC, 8pm Live
This year’s ceremony will celebrate legendary women in country music, hosted by Carrie Underwood along with two very special guest hosts — Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton — live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
Riverdale: “Chapter Sixty-Three: Hereditary”
The CW, 8pm
As Archie (KJ Apa) struggles to keep the neighborhood kids away from Dodger’s (guest star Juan Riedinger) influence, he turns to an unexpected ally for help. Jughead (Cole Sprouse) uncovers a mystery surrounding the author of the Baxter Brothers books, while Betty (Lili Reinhart) confronts Charles (guest star Wyatt Nash) about his past.
Chicago Med: “Too Close to the Sun”
Maggie (Marlyne Barrett) gets unsettling news about a new friend and breaks protocol to support him. One of the doctors from the Med family is rushed into emergency surgery after a violent assault. A social media influencer lets his users vote on medical advice, forcing Dr. Charles (Oliver Platt) to make a decision.
Nature: “Nature’s Biggest Beasts”
Discover how nature’s biggest beasts, from a blue whale to an ostrich, conquer their environments.
The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park
AMC & SundanceTV, 9pm
This five-part, three-night docuseries (airing tonight through Friday) reexamines the infamous 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers and the ensuing trial that captivated New York City and the nation. Archival footage, interviews with people close to the events and reenactments help reveal what made the story unfold in the way that it did and the themes surrounding the case — including sexism, elitism and the role of tabloid media — that still impact our society today.
Chicago Fire: “Seeing Is Believing”
Severide (Taylor Kinney) begins his assignment at the Office of Fire Investigation and gets off on the wrong foot when, despite his orders, he reopens an old case. When the cause of an apartment fire hits close to home, Herrmann (David Eigenberg) is on a mission to get to the bottom of it. Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo) finds herself burning the candle at both ends.
Chicago P.D.: “No Regrets”
After injuring herself while pursuing a suspect, Burgess (Marina Squerciati) receives a shocking diagnosis. A homicide case turns into a missing-persons case, with a sinister twist. Voight (Jason Beghe) has to decide between justice and the letter of the law.
Life From Above: “Changing Planet”
Cameras in space show growing cities, disappearing forests and melting glaciers, but one country regenerated a landscape and helped save a chimpanzee family.
Thursday, Nov. 14
Grey’s Anatomy: “My Shot”
In the 350th episode, Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) faces the medical board as her future as a doctor remains uncertain, and she’s forced to reckon with her past in some challenging ways. Meanwhile, the interns are put to the test as they are each vying to be the most successful on their respective cases in the absence of some of the attendings.
Young Sheldon: “Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture That Encourages Spitting”
Sheldon (Iain Armitage) starts an internet flame war and Missy (Raegan Revord) stands up to the boys on her baseball team in the new episode “Pongo Pygmaeus and a Culture That Encourages Spitting.”
College Football: North Carolina at Pittsburgh
ESPN, 8pm Live
The North Carolina Tar Heels are at Heinz Field for a primetime ACC meeting with the Pittsburgh Panthers on ESPN.
Superstore: “Toy Drive”
Amy (America Ferrera) and Jonah (Ben Feldman) help Mateo (Nico Santos) run a toy drive to make him look good for his immigration hearing, but they clash with a competing charity rep (guest star Fred Armisen). Sandra (Kaliko Kauahi) and Jerry (Chris Grace) ask Glenn (Mark McKinney) to officiate their wedding despite Dina’s (Lauren Ash) protests. Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) gets real with Garrett (Colton Dunn) about his relationship with Colleen (Heidi Gardner).
TNT, beginning at 8pm Live
The Dallas Mavericks are at the N.Y. Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets are at the Denver Nuggets in TNT’s Thursday night NBA doubleheader.
The Unicorn: “Wade Delayed”
In the new episode “Wade Delayed,” Wade (Walton Goggins) goes out of town for the day and panics at the realization that he is the sole caretaker of his children.
Perfect Harmony: “Any Given Monday”
Reverend Jax (Rizwan Manji) asks Arthur (Bradley Whitford) to watch the church for him. As parishioners come to him with their escalating problems, Arthur believes he can best help them with his reason rather than with the ways of the church. Jax also asks Wayne (Will Greenberg) to pick up a loopy Adams (Tymberlee Hill) from the hospital after her mysterious surgery.
Thanksgiving Pie Fight
Food Network, 9pm
Four top pie bakers compete to create beautiful (and edible!) pies. The bakers will use height-defying techniques, intricate designs, dyed doughs and more to impress the judges in hopes of winning a $10,000 prize.
A Christmas Miracle
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9pm
When her boss steals her idea for their magazine’s cover story, Emma (Tamera Mowry-Housley) searches for a Christmas miracle to write about with the help of her son and the magazine’s handsome staff photographer (Brooks Darnell). Barry Bostwick also stars.
The Good Place: “The Funeral to End All Funerals”
The group awaits the judge’s final decision on the fate of human existence.
Carol’s Second Act: “Dr. Mom”
When the other interns begin to feel the strain of being first-year residents, Carol (Patricia Heaton) tries to help with lessons learned from years as a working mom in the new episode “Dr. Mom.”
Will & Grace: “The Chick or the Egg Donor”
Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace (Debra Messing) get competitive over whose process of having a baby is more difficult. Jack (Sean Hayes) helps Karen (Megan Mullally) prove to Danley Walker (guest star Patton Oswalt) that she’ll be a competent owner of her new baseball team, but Karen realizes that an old acquaintance, Amy (guest star Vanessa Bayer), may be the help she really needs.
Evil: “Vatican 3”
In the new episode “Vatican 3,” the team investigates the case of a woman (guest star Annaleigh Ashford) who confesses to murder during her exorcism.
Law & Order: SVU: “We Dream of Machine Elves”
Rollins (Kelli Giddish) goes undercover to find a suspect who is drugging and assaulting tourists, while Benson (Mariska Hargitay) helps the victims sort out their memories from their hallucinations.
Friday, Nov. 15
The Man in the High Castle
Amazon Prime Video
The fourth and final season of the alternate-history drama will be rocked by war and revolution as Juliana Crain (Alexa Davalos) fights for a better world. As empires teeter, Chief Inspector Takeshi Kido (Joel de la Fuente) finds himself torn between his duty to his country and the bonds of family, and Reichsmarschall John Smith (Rufus Sewell) finds himself drawn to the portal the Nazis have built to another universe.
This thriller set in 1989 Tokyo follows Lucy (Alicia Vikander), an enigmatic ex-pat haunted by a painful past, who enters into an intense relationship with Teiji (Naoki Kobayashi), a handsome yet similarly troubled local photographer. Lucy’s imperturbable exterior begins to crack when a naive newcomer, Lily Bridges (Riley Keough), becomes entangled in their lives and ends up missing — suspected dead.
In this animated holiday comedy, when Jesper (voice of Jason Schwartzman) distinguishes himself as the postal academy’s worst student, he is stationed on a frozen island above the Arctic Circle. Jesper finds an ally in local teacher Alva (Rashida Jones), and discovers Klaus (J.K. Simmons), a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys. Joan Cusack, Will Sasso and Norm Macdonald also lend their voices.
Christmas a la Mode
While Emily (Katie Leclerc) struggles to keep her family’s dairy farm afloat, she comes up with an ingenious plan to save it and holds an online holiday ice cream flavor contest. Thanks to an amazing apple pie used in the recipe, the ice cream flavor, Christmas à la Mode, goes viral, but Katie still needs a last-minute miracle to save the farm. Ryan Cooper, Jennifer Ellis, Caroline Keeler and Kathy Harum also star.
A Daughter’s Plan to Kill
When Katie (Claire Coffee) and Greg Carlyle (Matt Dallas) invited Greg’s estranged daughter Samantha (Jordan Lane Price) to live with them, they had no idea that they would be inviting jealousy, violence and deceit into their home to wreak havoc on their perfect life.
The Blacklist: “Hannah Hayes”
The task force investigates the unexplained disappearance and sudden re-emergence of a governor. Meanwhile, Red (James Spader) and Dembe (Hisham Tawfiq) surveil someone close to Katarina Rostova (guest star Laila Robins), as she inadvertently involves Agnes in an operation of her own.
Fresh Off the Boat: “Practicum?!”
When Evan (Ian Chen) starts to behave more like a typical eighth-grader, Jessica (Constance Wu) worries that his future as doctor/president may be in danger. Meanwhile, Eddie (Hudson Yang) has decided on Allen Iverson as his “hero” subject for an essay, sending Louis (Randall Park) on a mission to prove that he’s just as worthy of that title.
A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9pm
Kathie Lee Gifford, Cindy Busby and Ben Hollingsworth star in this original film inspired by SQuire Rushnell’s bestselling books.
One Fine Christmas
OWN joins the holiday festivities with three new movies this month. This “slice of life” holiday tale shares the individual stories of a group of neighbors as they celebrate Christmas Eve and find themselves unexpectedly united. Stars Rick Fox and his daughter Sasha Fox, Marla Gibbs and Vanessa Williams.
Great Performances: “Red”
Experience the passion of painter Mark Rothko in this six-time Tony-winning play dramatizing Rothko’s greatest challenge: creating the murals for New York’s iconic Four Seasons restaurant. Stars Alfred Molina as Rothko, with Alfred Enoch as his assistant.
Blue Bloods: “Friends in High Places”
Guest Star Alert!
While Henry (Len Cariou) works as an investigative consultant for child services, he and Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) butt heads over a case. Dylan Walsh guest-stars as Mayor Peter Chase in the new episode “Friends in High Places.”
Long Lost Family: “Not My Child to Keep”
Cohost Chris Jacobs unwraps the mystery of a woman’s origins, which began with her being abandoned at a Korean orphanage. And a lover’s violent death and the forced adoption of their newborn has cohost Lisa Joyner desperately searching for a woman’s only child, hoping it will heal her.
Saturday, Nov. 16
Big City Greens
Disney Channel, 9:30am
The animated series that follows the adventures of mischievous and optimistic 10-year-old Cricket Green after he moves from the country to the big city with his wildly out-of-place family — older sister Tilly, father Bill and Gramma Alice — returns for a second season, which includes a holiday musical featuring seven original songs and a video game-themed episode with CG animation.
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures
Discovery Family Channel, 10am
This pellet-munching animated series starring Pac-Man and the residents of PacWorld premieres with the episode “The Adventure Begins Part One,” followed by the second part of the adventure. Thanks to the school bully, Pac-Man accidentally opens the portal to the Netherworld, unleashing an army of ghosts! Lucky for PacWorld, young Pac has the ability to eat the ghosts.
College Football: Navy at Notre Dame
NBC, 2:30pm Live
The Navy Midshipmen cruise into legendary Notre Dame Stadium to continue their longstanding college football rivalry with the Fighting Irish.
Christmas Under the Stars
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Jesse Metcalfe stars as Nick, who loses his job in finance right before Christmas. Lost, he takes a gig at a tree lot where he meets Julie (Autumn Reeser), who is dealing with a significant life change of her own: the recent death of her father. Clarke Peters also stars.
Christmas in Louisiana
The Winter family is Christmas royalty in New Iberia, La., and Sarah Winter (Jana Kramer), a successful lawyer and former Miss Christmas, is no exception. When she returns home to celebrate the anniversary of the town’s Sugarcane Christmas Festival with her mother (Moira Kelly) and her grandparents (Dee Wallace and Barry Bostwick), she rediscovers the magic of the season — and a little romance — with her former Mister Christmas, Luke (Percy Daggs III).
My Sister’s Deadly Secret
When Sharon (Katrina Begin) tracks down her estranged sister Raven (Katie Michels), she’s elated to be back together until she begins to suspect that Raven isn’t her sister at all, but rather an opportunistic impostor. Also starring Diora Baird and Mark Famiglietti.
Saturday Night Live: “Harry Styles”
NBC, 11:30pm Live
Recording artist Harry Styles pulls double duty tonight, making his hosting debut and his second solo musical guest appearance. Styles will present the first performance of his new single, “Lights Up.”