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Sunday, Nov. 22

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square
Original Film!

Rich and miserly Regina Fuller (Christine Baranski) returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer — right before Christmas. However, after listening to stories of the local townsfolk, reconnecting with an old love and accepting the guidance of an actual angel (Dolly Parton), Regina starts to have a change of heart. Also starring Jenifer Lewis and Treat Williams, the film is directed and choreographed by award winner Debbie Allen, and features 14 original songs with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, who is also an executive producer.

GilMORE the Merrier
UPtv, 11am

Your annual 153-episode Gilmore Girls binge begins now! Once the 2000-07 run, uh, runs out, try 2016’s follow-up, A Year in the Life (November 29, 11am/10c).

Oxygen, 6pm

The true-crime series’ 500th episode, on the 1992 murder of Randy Sheridan, is preceded by its unaired pilot.

2020 American Music Awards
ABC, 8pm Live

This year’s broadcast will bring fans together with surprising musical performances and celebrate the artists who make it happen.

The Simpsons: “Three Dreams Denied”
FOX, 8pm

Bart (voice of Nancy Cartwright) becomes a voice-over actor, Comic Book Guy (voice of Hank Azaria) is humiliated at Comic-Con and Lisa (voice of Yeardley Smith) is set up for a fall in the new episode “Three Dreams Denied.”

NCIS: Los Angeles: “Angry Karen”
CBS, 8pm

Sam (LL Cool J) meets with an informant who plans to blow the whistle on a military secret in the new episode “Angry Karen.”

The Top Ten Revealed: “Grunge Bands”
AXS TV, 8pm

Travel back to the ’90s as this flannel-clad episode counts down the best grunge bands.

The Christmas House
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Working through some difficult decisions, Mitchell family matriarch Phylis (Sharon Lawrence) and patriarch Bill (Treat Williams) have summoned their two grown sons — TV star Mike Mitchell (Robert Buckley) and Brandon Mitchell (Jonathan Bennett) — home for the holidays. It is their hope that bringing the family together to re-create the Christmas house will help them find resolution and make a memorable holiday for the entire family and community. As Brandon and his husband Jake (Brad Harder) make the trip home, they are anxiously awaiting a call about the adoption of their first child. Meanwhile, Mike reconnects with Andi (Ana Ayora), his high school sweetheart.

Renovation, Inc.
HGTV, 8pm

As the final deadline looms for their largest project, Bryan and Sarah face the impact of construction delays. Once the hurdles are cleared, they reveal one of their best renovations so far to a thrilled couple.

Homemade Christmas
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Every year, Megan, an ambitious young woman, uses the weeks leading up to Christmas to become the ultimate holiday freelance assistant for hire, helping with any Christmas-related tasks for extra income. But when the opportunity arrives to save a Christmas party and dazzle her crush, she must choose between the man of her aspirations and Mr. Right. Stars Michelle Argyris and Travis Nelson.

The Trouble With Maggie Cole
PBS, 8pm
Series Finale!

It’s the day of the village celebrations, but not everyone is in the mood. Maggie still has to make amends with Jill and Marcus but is most concerned with reuniting with her family. A series of events could change life in Thurlbury forever.

Revolutionary Comedies
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

Tonight, enjoy some classic comedies set amid revolutions and wartime. First up, cowriter and director Woody Allen also stars in Bananas (1971). Allen plays Fielding Mellish, a neurotic New Yorker whose attempt to impress a woman (Louise Lasser) who is a social activist gets him embroiled in a rebellion in a Latin American banana republic. Next, the Marx brothers star in one of their funniest films, Duck Soup (1933). Groucho plays Rufus T. Firefly, the leader of the small nation of Freedonia, which is headed toward conflict with neighboring country Sylvania, in this uproarious satire of politics and war. Finally, in Cracked Nuts (1931), comedy duo Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey star as bumbling pals who find themselves rivals in the middle of a mythical kingdom’s revolution.

Bless the Harts: “Mega Lo Memories: Part Deux”
FOX, 8:30pm

The Harts reminisce over a past Black Friday memory while waiting in line at a store in the new episode “Mega Lo Memories: Part Deux.”

Rock Legends: “Glam Rock”
AXS TV, 8:30pm

Go back to the heyday of glam rock in the late 1960s and ’70s with profiles of music artists T-Rex, Mott the Hoople and the Sweet.

Fear the Walking Dead
AMC, 9pm
Midseason Finale!

Is teen Dakota (Zoe Colletti) missing, or did she run away … again? Regardless, Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey) and Charlie (Alexa Nisenson) land themselves a rescue mission.

Killer in Question: “The Bingo Queen”
Investigation Discovery, 9pm
Series Finale!

In 1997, Angie Nihoff stops by to check on her grandma, Olga Parlante. Angie finds that Olga has been brutally beaten and isn’t moving. On a call to 911, a frantic Angie can’t stop screaming, but some closest to Angie wonder if it is all an act. By the time detectives arrive on the scene, Olga has been pronounced dead, and no concrete evidence is found tying Angie to the murder. Fifteen years later, detectives feed unidentified palm prints from the crime scene into a new advanced computer database. The prints match Bennie Hall, a burglar who is already in prison. Using this new evidence, Hall is convicted of Olga Parlante’s murder and is sentenced to life in prison two decades after Olga’s death. But to this day some detectives still believe there may be a second murderer who has never been caught.

Bob’s Burgers: “Diarrhea of a Poopy Kid”
FOX, 9pm

The family tries to cheer up Gene (voice of Eugene Mirman) after he gets a stomach bug and can’t eat Thanksgiving dinner in the new episode “Diarrhea of a Poopy Kid.”

PBS, 9pm

With the prime minister in trouble, Peter makes a shocking announcement to the nation. Is this the end for him or the start of something new?

Showtime, 9pm

This documentary chronicles the too-short life of John Belushi, the once-in-a-generation talent who captured the hearts and funny bones of audiences worldwide. Told using previously unheard audiotapes, the film examines Belushi’s life through the words of 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 John’s high school sweetheart and, later, wife, Judy Belushi. Covering everything from his early years growing up in Wheaton, Illinois, to his time on Saturday Night Live and his subsequent movie fame, this film captures the complicated and singular essence of a beloved American icon.

Family Guy: “Wild Wild West”
FOX, 9:30pm

Peter (voice of Seth MacFarlane) seeks out the late Mayor Adam West’s cousin, Wild Wild West (guest voice of Sam Elliott), to fill Quahog’s mayoral seat in the new episode “Wild Wild West.”

A Year in Music: “2011”
AXS TV, 9:30pm

In 2011, music fans said goodbye to Amy Winehouse, and musicians united after two devastating storms hit the world. Host Lzzy Hale guides viewers through more of 2011’s most memorable times in music history, and dissects the end of the Iraq War.

Patriot Awards
FOX News Channel, 10pm

FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network air encore presentations of the Patriot Awards, hosted by Army veteran and FOX News Channel personality Pete Hegseth. The Patriot Awards honor America’s heroes, including military veterans, first responders and others who’ve demonstrated courage or inspired others through their actions. Categories include The Everyday Patriot, Most Valuable Patriot (MVP), Patriot Award for Service to Veterans, Patriot Award for the Unsung Hero, Patriot Award for Courage, The Young Patriot, Patriot Award for Heroism and The Patriot Award for the Modern Warrior. FOX Business Network airs the awards tonight at 11pm ET.

First Ladies: “Hillary Rodham Clinton”
CNN, 10pm
Season Finale!

After entering the White House in 1992 with new President Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton was almost immediately attacked for being too ambitious and too involved in her husband’s administration. The criticism did not discourage her, however, and following Bill’s scandal, Hillary chose to forge her own path and became a senator and then secretary of state, and was nearly elected as the first woman president of the United States.

A Godwink Christmas: Second Chance, First Love
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 10pm
Original Film!

After 15 years, Pat (Sam Page) moves home from Hawaii with his two sons and through a series of coincidences, or Godwinks, ends up stuck in traffic next to his high school sweetheart, Margie (Brooke D’Orsay), at Christmas.

Secrets of Royal Travel: “Secrets of the Royal Flight”
PBS, 10pm

Take to the skies for an insider’s look at the regal luxury of royal air travel. From 1936, when Edward became Britain’s first reigning monarch to fly as both passenger and pilot, to the present, discover how jet-setting has defined the modern royals.

I Love a Mama’s Boy: “Who’s That Girl”
TLC, 10pm

Laila ambushes Shekeb and Emily with an unwelcome surprise. At Justina’s request, Jason asks his mother to butt out of wedding planning. A visit with the architect proves Matt’s mom has shocking plans for their new house.

Uncensored: “The Big Break”
TV One, 10pm

Going from zero to 100 doesn’t always happen very quickly. Success can be a long journey, but according to most people, it’s worth the trouble. In this episode, celebrities like Tasha Smith, Kirk Franklin, Nick Cannon and more describe their rags-to-riches stories.

Moonbase 8: “Quarantine”
Showtime, 11pm

In the new episode “Quarantine,” Cap (John C. Reilly) comes down with a flu-like illness and has to be isolated from the others at Moonbase 8.

Monday, Nov. 23

NFL Football: L.A. Rams at Tampa Bay
ESPN, 8pm Live

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host Aaron Donald and the L.A. Rams at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium for a Week 11 Monday Night Football contest.

L.A.’s Finest: “Dangerous Minds”
FOX, 8pm

In the new episode “Dangerous Minds,” the team digs further into the case of the missing diamonds and the task force executes a major drug bust.

Black Narcissus
FX, 8pm
New Miniseries!

In 1934 in the Himalayas, a remote clifftop palace once known as the “House of Women” holds many dark secrets. When the young nuns of St. Faith attempt to establish a mission there, its haunting mysteries awaken forbidden desires that seem destined to repeat a terrible tragedy. The miniseries is based on the novel by Rumer Godden and touches on elements of psychological horror in what some describe as a tale of sexual repression and forbidden love.

Heart of the Holidays
Hallmark Channel, 8pm

When Sam (Vanessa Lengies) was a little girl, all she wanted was to make a difference in the world. Now as a high-powered stockbroker on Wall Street, she couldn’t be further from her small-town roots. After a misunderstanding, Sam heads back home for the holidays where she comes face-to-face with her high school sweetheart Noah (Corey Sevier). Together they rediscover what matters most in life.

Greek Island Odyssey With Bettany Hughes: “Delos, Ikaria, Mykonos”
Smithsonian Channel, 8pm

Following Odysseus’ trail, host Bettany Hughes takes a predawn trip to Delos. An island held so sacred in ancient times that no one could live or die there. It’s a rule still maintained (the only inhabitants are stray cats!). Wandering the ruins, Bettany discovers that the Romans turned Delos into a marketplace for their slave trade — with up to 10,000 people a day traded here. Bettany sets sail to Ikaria, which takes its name from Icarus, the boy who flew too close to the sun, and, according to legend, was buried on the island.

Star of the Month: Shelley Winters: “Shelley Out West”
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

The films Shelley Winters made over her decades-long acting career spanned a variety of genres, including Westerns. You can see some of those tonight, beginning with her first Western and one of her earliest roles overall, a small, uncredited performance in Howard Hawks’ John Wayne-led classic Red River (1948). Other Shelley Westerns tonight include The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955) and Winchester ’73 (1950). The evening ends with the drama My Man and I (1952), which isn’t technically a Western, but is set out West in its tale of a romance between Winters’ alcoholic waitress and a Mexican farm laborer portrayed by Ricardo Montalbán.

Bargain Mansions: “Lofty Designs”
HGTV, 9pm

A contractor friend asks Tamara Day to work her magic on a 1948 ranch house. Tamara installs a herringbone walkway and solves a dilemma while whitewashing the brick. Then, she adds a study space and upgrades a shared bathroom for kids.

Filthy Rich: “Romans 12:21”
FOX, 9pm

The Monreaux family must use every resource at their disposal to find Antonio’s (Benjamin Levy Aguilar) son, Jesus, in the new episode “Romans 12:21.”

Twisted Sisters: “The Old River Road”
Investigation Discovery, 9pm

Sisters Janice and Betty move from Hope, Indiana, to Seadrift, Texas, looking for a clean start. But trouble follows them to the Texas coast as Janice’s marriage soon falls apart. Resentment and anger build until, finally, the sisters plot a murder. However, the plan has a fatal flaw, as they leave their victim lying by the side of the road, leading to an intense coverup and cataclysmic chase the sisters never saw coming.

The Good Doctor: “Not the Same”
ABC, 10pm

Dr. Morgan Reznik (Fiona Gubelmann) and Dr. Shaun Murphy’s (Freddie Highmore) patient pregnant with twins is having pains and they are forced to grapple with a decision no one wants to make. Meanwhile, Shaun asks Lea (Paige Spara) to move back in despite her reservations.

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Dragons: Rescue Riders: Huttsgalor Holiday

Huttsgalor’s favorite winter festival is finally here, but will some ice-breathing dragons put a frost on everyone’s fun?

TCM Afternoon Movie: Outsiders on Campus
TCM, beginning at 12:30pm
Catch a Classic!

This afternoon’s lineup of films on Turner Classic Movies is set at school, but with characters who are not there as students, or at least not in a traditional way. First up is 1951’s Goodbye, My Fancy, a romantic comedy starring Joan Crawford as a politician who returns to her former college to receive an honorary degree, only to find that her old flame — a former professor (Robert Young) — is now the university president. Next, Robert Taylor and Vivien Leigh star in the drama A Yank at Oxford (1938), with Taylor playing a cocky American athlete who receives a scholarship to attend England’s staid Oxford University and almost immediately encounters friction. A similar situation befalls Mickey Rooney’s American character in the next film, the more comedic A Yank at Eton (1942). Finally, in the comedy Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949), the titular genius portrayed by Clifton Webb enrolls in a university with plans to obtain a four-year degree in only one year.

A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Erin (Rochelle Aytes) is planning the town’s Christmas celebration and must win over firefighter Kevin (Mark Taylor) in order to obtain the beautiful spruce tree from his property for the celebration.

Cosmos: Possible Worlds: “The Sacrifice of Cassini”
FOX, 8pm

Witness the 20-year-long odyssey of a robotic explorer ordered to self-destruct on another world in “The Sacrifice of Cassini.”

Finding Your Roots: “The Impression”
PBS, 8pm

Comedian Larry David and politician Bernie Sanders discover they have more in common than they knew as they trace their roots from 1940s Brooklyn back to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe.

Fixer to Fabulous: “Family House With History”
HGTV, 9pm

A couple’s 19th-century home has been in their family for five generations, and they want to update it to fit their lifestyle. Dave and Jenny renovate the space while preserving the historic charm so the home can be passed down for generations to come.

neXt: “File #5”
FOX, 9pm

Rogue program neXt orchestrates an unlikely and dangerous reunion between Shea (Fernanda Andrade) and someone from her past in the new episode “File #5.”

FBI: “Unreasonable Doubt”
CBS, 9pm

The team races to stop an active serial killer whose victims share similarities with those from an old closed case in the new episode “Unreasonable Doubt.”

Rise of the Nazis: “Night of the Long Knives”
PBS, 9pm

See how Hitler finds himself caught between Germany’s president and the Nazis’ power base. His advisers persuade him to destroy the Nazi stormtroopers and their leader — one of his oldest friends — to make the SS Germany’s only paramilitary force.

FBI: Most Wanted: “Execute”
CBS, 10pm

In the new episode “Execute,” a hacker triggers a car crash that kills a family of three, and the team races to hunt him down as his ransomware demands escalate and his chilling final target becomes apparent.

Comedy Central, 10pm
Series Finale!

Daniel Tosh’s series that has commented on viral videos, bizarre bloggers, social-media morons and all things internet comes to an end after 12 seasons.

Frontline: “The American Boy Who Survived ISIS”
PBS, 10pm

This is the story of an American boy taken by his mother to the ISIS-controlled city of Raqqa. A special report three years in the making investigates how the family ended up in Syria, and what happened when they came home to the United States.

Wednesday, Nov. 25

The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two
Original Film!

It’s been two years since siblings Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis) saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack (Jahzir Bruno). Unwilling to accept this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. But when a mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus (Kurt Russell).

The Goldbergs: “Eracism”
ABC, 8pm

Adam (Patton Oswalt) sets out to create a movie that will tackle racism but realizes he is out of his depth on the subject due to his sheltered upbringing. Meanwhile, Geoff (Sam Lerner) is determined to teach Erica (Hayley Orrantia) and Barry (Troy Gentile) to become better people.

Good Morning Christmas!
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Two competing TV hosts (Alison Sweeney and Marc Blucas) are sent to a festive small town over Christmas. While pretending to get along for the sake of appearances, they discover that there’s more to each other than they thought.

Nature: “Santa’s Wild Home”
PBS, 8pm

Get an intimate look into life in Lapland, fabled land of Santa Claus and actual home of tenacious wildlife such as reindeer, wolverines, brown bears and more.

Extended Families
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

As we near Thanksgiving, it’s a time to think about family, even if you may not be able to gather with yours this year. Tonight’s TCM film lineup features movies with large families you can spend some time with. First, in the drama All Mine to Give (1957), based on a true story, six children of Scottish immigrants have to look after themselves when both their parents die in mid-19th-century Wisconsin. Next, Clifton Webb and Myrna Loy star in another story inspired by a real situation as the parents of 12 children in Cheaper by the Dozen (1950). Then, Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride play the titular heads of the family (which includes over a dozen kids) in the comedy Ma and Pa Kettle (1949). Later this evening: Spencer’s Mountain (1963), starring Henry Fonda and Maureen O’Hara, and based on the novel by Earl Hamner Jr., which also later inspired Hamner’s classic TV series The Waltons; and the beloved, Oscar-winning 1954 musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

American Housewife: “Homeschool Sweet Homeschool”
ABC, 8:30pm

With Anna-Kat (Giselle Eisenberg) and Franklin (Evan O’Toole) home with mono, Katie (Katy Mixon) seizes the opportunity to use them as the backdrop for her mommy vlog. And when Taylor’s (Meg Donnelly) first college paper comes back with an A, Greg (Diedrich Bader) questions her TA’s intention.

The Conners: “Friends in High Places and Horse Surgery”
ABC, 9pm

Darlene (Sara Gilbert) begins to develop a friendship with a manager at Wellman Plastics, which lands her in an awkward situation between the boss and her sister, Becky (Lecy Goranson).

Property Brothers: Forever Home: “Buying Mom and Dad’s House”
HGTV, 9pm

Mike and Ashley jumped at the chance to buy her childhood home, and although it holds countless memories, the couple needs help to make it their own. Home renovation and real estate stars Drew and Jonathan Scott open up the floor plan to create more flow, update the tired finishes and help Mike plan a surprise for his wife.

NOVA: “Saving Notre Dame”
PBS, 9pm

When the Notre Dame cathedral caught fire in April 2019, Paris came perilously close to losing over 800 years of history. As engineers rebuild, researchers use cutting-edge technology to piece together what happened and restore the cathedral.

For Life: “Homecoming”
ABC, 10pm

A newly liberated man, Aaron (Nicholas Pinnock) acclimates to family life outside of prison. As he attempts to help Jamal (Dorian Missick) with his case, Aaron encounters Jamal’s sister, who needs legal help of her own.

Welcome to Plathville: “You Can’t Stop the Girl”
TLC, 10pm

Ethan is left speechless after Olivia gets a body piercing. Ethan and Olivia host Micah and Moriah for their first ever Independence Day. Kim, Barry and the kids head back to the farm to welcome visitors from down under.

True Paranormal: Fact or Faked
Travel Channel, 10pm
New Series!

In this new series, teams of paranormal investigators look into mysterious and eerie reports to see if they have been faked. In this episode, one team goes to Savannah, Georgia, to debunk a police chase video of a ghost car. Meanwhile, a second team is off to Phoenix, where they attempt to re-create a video of a series of unexplained lights.

Thursday, Nov. 26

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
NBC, 9am Live

The annual tradition returns despite the pandemic, with the parade’s organizers saying, “We’ve reimagined our celebration to kick off the holidays safely.” Tune in for larger-than-life balloons, dazzling floats, big stars and, of course, Santa Claus.

The National Dog Show
NBC, 12pm

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia followed state and local pandemic guidelines to hold its annual all-breed dog show in Oaks, Pennsylvania. This single, two-day event took place Nov. 14-15 and was recorded for this presentation. John O’Hurley returns as host, and is again joined by expert analyst David Frei and NBC Sports correspondent Mary Carillo. Last year, a 2-year-old male bulldog named Thor topped the 2,000-dog field to take home the Best in Show title. Three new breeds will be on hand at the show this year: the barbet (Sporting Group), the dogo Argentino (Working Group) and the Belgian Laekenois (Herding Group).

NFL Football
CBS, FOX & NBC, beginning at 12:30pm Live

The NFL on Thanksgiving tradition continues with a trio of Turkey Day games: Houston Texans at Detroit Lions (CBS), Washington at Dallas Cowboys (FOX) and Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers (NBC).

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
ABC, 8pm

Olaf teams up with Sven on a merry mission. It’s the first holiday season since the gates reopened and Anna and Elsa host a celebration for all of Arendelle. When the townspeople unexpectedly leave early to enjoy their individual holiday customs, the sisters realize they have no family traditions of their own. So, Olaf sets out to comb the kingdom to bring home the best traditions and save Anna and Elsa’s “first Christmas in forever.”

The Masked Singer: “The Group C Finals — The Masks Give Thanks”
FOX, 8pm

The remaining Group C contestants compete for the final two spots in the Super Six in the special Thanksgiving episode “The Group C Finals — The Masks Give Thanks.”

Christmas by Starlight
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

Annie (Kimberley Sustad), a lawyer, must help her loved ones this holiday season. Her family’s restaurant, the Starlight Café, is slated for demolition. The heir to the development firm responsible, William (Paul Campbell), makes her an unlikely proposition: He’ll spare the café if Annie spends the week “appearing” as the legal counsel his father is demanding he hire in the wake of some costly mistakes.

24-Hour Hitchcock-a-Thon
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

Fans of legendary thrillers will be grateful to Turner Classic Movies this Thanksgiving when the network airs 12 films — airing over 24 hours starting tonight and continuing until tomorrow night — from Master of Suspense Alfred Hitchcock. The full lineup, in order, includes: Rear Window (1954), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), The Birds (1963), Psycho (1960), Rope (1948), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Strangers on a Train (1951), Saboteur (1942), Torn Curtain (1966), Marnie (1964), The Trouble With Harry (1955) and Shadow of a Doubt (1943).

Toy Story That Time Forgot
ABC, 8:30pm

Pixar Animation Studios’ special for television features everyone’s favorite characters from the Toy Story films. During a post-Christmas play date, the gang finds themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turns out to be dangerously delusional. It’s all up to Trixie the triceratops if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie’s room.

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration
ABC, 9pm

Kicking off the holiday season on ABC for its fifth consecutive year, this magical celebration on Thanksgiving night features a look back on spectacular celebrity musical performances among a flurry of Disney holiday entertainment.

I Can See Your Voice
FOX, 9pm

Taye Diggs and DeRay Davis are guest panelists with Rick Springfield as the musical superstar guest in this new episode.

The Holzer Files: “Edge of the Veil”
Travel Channel, 10pm

Legendary ghost hunter Hans Holzer had a lifelong obsession with Rockland County, New York, the site of his first case. Half a century later, the team attempts to decode the region’s rampant paranormal activity. Does it stem from a Revolutionary War past, or something far more sinister?

Friday, Nov. 27

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

From Shonda Rhimes’ production company, Shondaland, comes this documentary that spotlights the career of award-winning entertainer Debbie Allen and follows her group of young dancers as they prepare for Allen’s annual Hot Chocolate Nutcracker production.

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Christmas

When a snowplow who has an uncanny resemblance to Santa crashes in the Carsons’ yard, Cory must remind him who he is in order to save Christmas.

Sugar Rush Christmas
Season Premiere!

The competition series returns to challenge more bakers to create holiday treats that look festive and taste amazing — all against a ticking clock.

Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
ABC, 8pm

In the perennial favorite created in 1970 by Rankin/Bass Productions, Fred Astaire narrates this timeless tale of Kris Kringle (Mickey Rooney), a young boy with an immense desire to do good things for others.

Frosty the Snowman
CBS, 8pm

The classic animated musical special returns, narrated by Jimmy Durante. Jackie Vernon provides the voice of the “jolly, happy soul” whose old silk hat full of magic brings him to life. The special is followed by the 1992 sequel, Frosty Returns.

Five Star Christmas
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

After moving back to her hometown, Lisa (Bethany Joy Lenz) plots with her siblings and grandparents to help her father’s new bed and breakfast get a five-star review from an incognito travel critic (Victor Webster), but ends up falling for him, not knowing he is the real critic.

Dear Christmas
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Quite the cast comes together for this holiday romance, including Melissa Joan Hart, Jason Priestley, Robin Givens, Ed Begley Jr., Faith Prince and Nicky Whelan. Also look for cameos by Jamie and Doug Hehner (Married at First Sight), and Hilarie Burton and Antwon Tanner (One Tree Hill). The film follows the story of a popular podcaster (Hart), who shares true stories of holiday romance with her listeners. While the outside world and her listeners everywhere see her as an expert on romance, she’s never truly experienced a romance of her own until now.

TCM Spotlight: Under the Big Top
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

On Turner Classic Movies’ last Friday night of bringing you to the circus, enjoy the following films: 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964), director George Pal’s effects-filled fantasy featuring Tony Randall in multiple roles, including the titular head of a magic traveling circus; Billy Rose’s Jumbo (1962), the Oscar-nominated adaptation of the big top-themed stage musical, starring Doris Day and boasting choreography by Busby Berkeley; and At the Circus, the 1939 comedy in which the Marx Brothers help save a circus from bankruptcy.

Marvel Marathon
Syfy, 9pm

Starting with tonight’s airing of Doctor Strange (2016), Syfy will air blockbusters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe at various times over this Thanksgiving weekend. Also featured will be Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 (2017) and Ant-Man (2015). Check listings for times.

Great Performances: “Lea Salonga in Concert”
PBS, 9pm

Enjoy a concert from the Sydney Opera House performed by the internationally acclaimed singer Lea Salonga and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra featuring selections from her Broadway career, as well as hits from the animated movie blockbusters Aladdin and Mulan.

UFOs in Alaska
Travel Channel, 9pm

This special episode of The Alaska Triangle looks at compelling evidence — from an alleged alien base hidden beneath a mountain to a UFO pursuing a Boeing 747 — that suggests extraterrestrials have landed in the infamous Alaska Triangle.

Martha Knows Best
HGTV, 10pm

In back-to back episodes, it’s the holiday season, and Martha is decking the halls with her homemade garland, wreaths and menorahs. Then, Christmas comes early for Derek Hough, as well as Martha’s neighbor, Denis Leary, who receives a special delivery. Then, Martha continues to spread Christmas cheer for Jamie Lee Curtis, Hoda Kotb, Ice T and Coco.

How to With John Wilson
HBO, 11pm
Season Finale!

Season 1 of documentarian John Wilson’s journeys through New York City concludes with “How to Cook the Perfect Risotto,” in which Wilson thanks his landlady by attempting to prepare her favorite dish.

Saturday, Nov. 28

Christmas Waltz
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

After Avery’s (Lacey Chabert) storybook Christmas wedding is canceled unexpectedly, dance instructor Roman (Will Kemp) helps her rebuild her dreams.

Robbie the Reindeer
CBS, 8pm

CBS airs two Robbie the Reindeer animated holiday specials tonight, beginning with “Hooves of Fire,” in which Robbie (voice of Ben Stiller) competes against Blitzen (voice of Hugh Grant) in the Reindeer Races for a position on Santa’s sleigh team. Then in “Legend of the Lost Tribe,” Robbie must stop Blitzen from creating a Reindeer World theme park.

Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Lifetime’s first Christmas sequel to last year’s hit movie Merry Liddle Christmas once again follows Jacquie Liddle (Kelly Rowland), as she and Tyler (Thomas Cadrot) try to plan their perfect destination Christmas wedding. Naturally, Jacquie’s plans go awry when her boisterous family intervenes in her planning and her snooty wedding planner quits in protest.

Finding My Daughter
LMN, 8pm
Original Film!

When Ashley (Cristina Rosato) was 16, she had to give up her newborn daughter for adoption but always wondered what happened to her. Eighteen years later she receives a letter from Brittany (Megan Best) requesting to meet her birth mother. Delighted and a little anxious, Ashley sets out to meet her daughter, but by the time she arrives in her small hometown, Brittany has vanished. The only people willing to help her are Scott (Kyle Cassie), owner of the local bookstore, and Jake (Jesse Hutch), Ashley’s old high school boyfriend and the town sheriff. As Jake helps Ashley search for Brittany, they discover that they still have feelings for each other, but their new relationship is strained after Jake uncovers a long-hidden secret. Putting her trust into the wrong person, Ashley must fight to reunite with her daughter and see Jake again.

Parisian Painters
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

The art scene in the City of Light is the focus of two iconic films airing back-to-back tonight. First up is An American in Paris (1951), the classic musical directed by Vincente Minnelli and choreographed by Gene Kelly, who stars alongside Leslie Caron in her film debut. The film was inspired by George Gershwin’s 1928 orchestral work of the same name, and most of its songs also come from George and Ira Gershwin. The brilliantly colorful and fun film won six of the eight Oscars for which it was nominated, including Best Picture and an honorary Oscar to Kelly for his achievements in choreography. Tonight’s second film is Moulin Rouge (1952), director/cowriter John Huston’s look at 19th-century artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (José Ferrer). The film was nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Ferrer, and won two, for its art direction and costume design.

History’s Greatest Mysteries: “Endurance: The Hunt for Shackleton’s Ice Ship”
History, 9pm

In 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton led an expedition to Antarctica, but soon after arrival, his ship — the Endurance — was destroyed by shifting glaciers. Shackleton was then tasked with leading his 27 men across the tundra on an epic struggle for survival. Shackleton’s battle against the odds and his unfailing commitment to bring all his men out alive turned him into a legend. But the Endurance has remained lost for over a century, and its final resting ground remains one of the greatest polar mysteries. This episode follows a new, groundbreaking expedition heading back into the frozen seas to hunt down the last piece of the story: Shackleton’s lost ship. Can they break through the ice and locate this holy grail of shipwrecks?

The Story of Santa Claus
CBS, 9pm

This animated musical holiday special features the voices of Ed Asner, Betty White and Tim Curry, and revolves around a gentle toymaker whose only wish is to deliver a toy to every child on Christmas.

USS Christmas
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 10pm
Original Film!

Maddie (Jen Lilley), a reporter for a Norfolk newspaper, embarks on a Tiger Cruise during Christmastime where she meets a handsome naval officer (Trevor Donovan) and stumbles upon a mystery in the ship’s archive room.

Sunday, Nov. 29

Wonderoos: Happy Holiday!

It’s winter in the big city, and everyone is excited to celebrate the holidays. When Poppy decides to throw a holiday party for Sully, the Wonderoos learn that there are lots of different holidays and ways to celebrate.

Disney Prep & Landing
ABC, 7pm

Walt Disney Animation Studios brings you a half-hour holiday special tale of an elite unit of elves known as Prep & Landing. After working tirelessly on Prep & Landing for 227 years, an elf named Wayne is upset when he doesn’t receive an expected promotion to be the Director of Naughty List Intelligence. Instead, Magee, the North Pole Christmas Eve Command Center Coordinator (NPCECCC for short), partners Wayne with Lanny, an idealistic rookie who has an undying enthusiasm for Christmas. During their Christmas Eve mission, Wayne and Lanny encounter unexpected challenges that push them to their limits. Will the elves be able to guide Dasher, Dancer and the rest of the reindeer pulling Santa’s sleigh through a raging snowstorm to ensure a merry Christmas for all?

Disney Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice
ABC, 7:30pm

The yuletide adventures of Christmas elves Lanny and Wayne continue. With the Big 2-5 fast approaching, Wayne and Lanny must race to recover classified North Pole technology that has fallen into the hands of a computer-hacking Naughty Kid! Desperate to prevent Christmas from descending into chaos, Wayne seeks out the foremost Naughty Kid expert to aid in the mission, a bombastic member of the Coal Elf Brigade who also happens to be his estranged brother, Noel.

If I Only Had Christmas
Hallmark Channel, 8pm
Original Film!

At Christmas, a cheerful publicist (Candace Cameron Bure) teams up with a cynical business owner (Warren Christie) and his team to help a charity in need.

Holiday Wars: “Critter Christmas”
Food Network, 8pm

Host Raven-Symoné asks the four remaining teams of cake and sugar artists to create the most over-the-top, crazy visions of a Christmas party in the animal kingdom. Shinmin Li and Erin Acevedo judge these wild critter holiday parties.

The Top Ten Revealed: “More Songs Named After Women”
AXS TV, 8pm

Rock music has been filled with ballads and odes to women, with more than enough material for this countdown series to fill another episode devoted to songs named after women.

Once Upon a Main Street
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Amelia Lewis (Vanessa Lachey) is trying to buy an available storefront, planning to open a year-round Christmas shop, but runs into a conflict when she discovers that Vic Manning (Ryan McPartlin) also has a bid on the property. Both Amelia and Vic try to convince the seller (Patrick Duffy) to sell his space to them, which leads to a battle to win him over. Can they put aside their differences for the greater good of the town?

Cary Grant Double Feature
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

Legendary actor Cary Grant is at his dashing best in two romantic comedy classics airing back-to-back this evening. First, in Stanley Donen’s Indiscreet (1958), Grant costars with Ingrid Bergman in a tale about an actress who has given up on love until she meets an attractive banker and begins a flirtation with him, even though he’s already married … or is he? Grant and Bergman both earned Golden Globe nominations for their performances. Then, in the Oscar-nominated That Touch of Mink (1962), attraction develops between a suave businessman (Grant) and a young woman (Doris Day), but he only wants a fling, while she is determined to save herself for marriage.

Rock Legends: “Chicago Blues”
AXS TV, 8:30pm

Take a look at three iconic musicians who helped make the Windy City a hub for blues performers and establish the Chicago blues sound: Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters.

Candy Land: “Carnival Exhibits”
Food Network, 9pm

Host Kristin Chenoweth presents the remaining teams with the challenge to create a Candy Land carnival exhibit that delights the citizens of their chosen land. Judges Nacho Aguirre and Aarti Sequeira decide which team’s exhibit doesn’t measure up.

A Year in Music: “1981”
AXS TV, 9:30pm

Host Lzzy Hale dives into the start of a new decade, 1981, the year a pop princess gets physical and the second British Invasion hits the radio. Hale also discusses the year’s come-ups and the come-downs as the world watches the first of many royal weddings.

Buddy vs. Christmas: “Toys, Toys, Toys”
Food Network, 10pm

Buddy Valastro competes against Lego artists and brothers Corey and Travis Samuels in building an incredible, unique toy. To impress judges Jason Chatfield and Courtney Quinn, Buddy’s team creates an adult-size drivable elf sleigh cake as they take on the Lego team’s life-size action figure.

FX, 10pm
Season Finale!

Year 4 of FX’s Fargo crime drama anthology series comes to a close with the season finale episode “Storia Americana.”

Monday, Nov. 30

The Disney Holiday Singalong
ABC, 8pm

Returning for a third iteration, The Disney Holiday Singalong will feature more music and magic just in time for the holidays. The one-hour festive musical event will feature star-studded performances, animated onscreen lyrics, more favorite Disney melodies and classic holiday songs.

NFL Football: Seattle at Philadelphia
ESPN, 8pm Live

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks duel with Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles in this Monday Night Football matchup at Philly’s Lincoln Financial Field.

The Christmas Listing
Lifetime, 8pm
Original Film!

Julia Rogers (Lexi Giovagnoli) is an uptight, hardworking real estate agent who has lost her Christmas spirit. When she’s left to spend five days at a Christmas inn with her business competitor, Chad Everest (Travis Burns), in order to win over the badly needed listing, she discovers that they have more in common than they thought.

Star of the Month: Shelley Winters: “Shelley in the ’70s”
TCM, beginning at 8pm
Catch a Classic!

TCM’s monthlong Monday night tribute to legendary actress Shelley Winters concludes tonight with several films she made during the 1970s — a decade during which she continued going strong with dramatic roles while also delivering campier performances in some exploitation films, for which she is also lovingly remembered. First up, Winters stars in the disaster movie classic The Poseidon Adventure (1972), giving a performance that earned her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination and the only Golden Globe win of her career. Also tonight: the comedy/drama/Western Flap (1970); the horror film What’s the Matter With Helen? (1971), which also stars Debbie Reynolds; the 1973 romantic comedy/drama Blume in Love; Roger Corman’s low-budget film loosely based on Ma Barker, Bloody Mama (1970), with Winters in the title role; and the 1973 “blaxploitation” classic Cleopatra Jones, with Winters as an evil drug lord.

CMA Country Christmas
ABC, 9pm

Returning for its 11th year and filmed in Nashville, this special features some of country music’s most beloved artists coming together for an intimate night full of holiday classics.