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Tuesday, Nov. 12: A Gas Explosion Is Cause for Alarm on ‘NCIS: New Orleans’

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Tuesday, Nov. 12

NCIS: New Orleans: “Boom-Boom-Boom-Boom”
CBS, 10pm

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.

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”
ABC, 8pm

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”
CBS, 8pm

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”
FOX, 8pm

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”
Bravo, 9pm

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.

FBI: “Undisclosed”
CBS, 9pm

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”
FOX, 9pm

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.”

Very Ralph
HBO, 9pm

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”
NBC, 9pm

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.

Kings of Pain
History, 10pm
New Series!

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”
NBC, 10pm

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”
PBS, 10pm

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 U.S. immigration policies.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

NBA Basketball
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.

NHL Hockey
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”
NBC, 8pm

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”
PBS, 8pm

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
New Miniseries!

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”
NBC, 9pm

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”
NBC, 10pm

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”
PBS, 10pm
Series Finale!

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”
ABC, 8pm

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”
CBS, 8pm

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”
NBC, 8pm

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).

NBA Basketball
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”
CBS, 8:30pm

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”
NBC, 8:30pm

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
Original Film!

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”
NBC, 9pm

The group awaits the judge’s final decision on the fate of human existence.

Carol’s Second Act: “Dr. Mom”
CBS, 9:30pm

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”
NBC, 9:30pm

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”
CBS, 10pm

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”
NBC, 10pm

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
Season Premiere!

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.

Earthquake Bird
Netflix
Original Film!

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.

Klaus
Netflix
Original Film!

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
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!
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
LMN, 8pm
Original Film!

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”
NBC, 8pm

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?!”
ABC, 8:30pm

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
Original Film!

Kathie Lee Gifford, Cindy Busby and Ben Hollingsworth star in this original film inspired by SQuire Rushnell’s bestselling books.

One Fine Christmas
OWN, 9pm
Original Film!

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”
PBS, 9pm

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”
CBS, 10pm
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”
TLC, 10pm

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
Season Premiere!

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
New Series!

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
Original Film!

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
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

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
LMN, 8pm
Original Film!

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.”