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- ABC The Rookie: The Dark Side (12/8) Show More
- EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘THE ROOKIE,’ AIRING SUNDAY, DEC. 8 Promo
“The Dark Side” – Officer Nolan and team are charged with escorting a notorious female serial killer to the graves of her previously unrecovered victims. However, when they arrive, they unearth even more than they expected. Meanwhile, Officer Chen meets a seemingly perfect man who sparks her interest, and Officer Lopez worries about Wesley as his PTSD continues to increase, on “The Rookie,” airing SUNDAY, DEC. 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring in this episode is Shawn Ashmore as Wesley Evers, Harold Perrineau as Detective Nick Armstrong, Michael Trucco as Assistant District Attorney Sean Del Monte, Annie Wersching as Rosalind Dyer, Julian Acosta as Sgt. Antonio Hernandez and Michael Cassidy as Caleb Wright.
“Breaking Point” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Bill Roe.
- ABC The Conners: Smoking Penguins and Santa on Santa Action (12/10) Show More
- FALL FINALE
CHRISTMAS IS FULL OF SURPRISES ON THE FALL FINALE OF ABC’S ‘THE CONNERS,’ AIRING TUESDAY, DEC. 10 Promo
“Smoking Penguins and Santa on Santa Action” – Dan is disappointed when everyone but Becky forgets about his birthday. Meanwhile, Darlene and Ben face an issue at work, and Dan takes advantage of the family Christmas Santa photo to force Jackie to befriend Louise on the fall finale of “The Conners,” TUESDAY, DEC. 10 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring is Katey Sagal as Louise and Jay R. Ferguson as Ben.
“Smoking Penguins and Santa on Santa Action” was written by Kimberly Altamirano and Simone Finch and directed by Jody Margolin Hahn.
- ABC Bless This Mess: Goose Glazing Time (12/10) Show More
- THE HOLIDAYS DON’T GO AS PLANNED ON AN ALL-NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘BLESS THIS MESS,’ TUESDAY, DEC. 10 Promo
“Goose Glazing Time” – Mike and Rio are thrilled about having their first Christmas alone together as a married couple, but a wrench is thrown into their romanticized holiday plans as they are interrupted by crisis after crisis. Meanwhile, Kay invites Beau home for Christmas so that they can give Jacob a proper holiday on an all-new holiday episode of “Bless This Mess,” TUESDAY, DEC. 10 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. “Goose Glazing Time” was written by Chelsea Devantez and directed by Molly McGlynn.
- ABC mixed-ish: Do They Know It’s Christmas? (12/10) Show More
- ALICIA AND PAUL WANT TO CELEBRATE THE WINTER SOLSTICE, BUT THE REST OF THE FAMILY WANT A REAL CHRISTMAS ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘MIXED-ISH,’ TUESDAY, DEC. 10 Promo
“Do They Know It’s Christmas?” – Alicia and Paul strive to maintain their winter solstice traditions from the commune, but their parents want to have a more traditional Christmas with the kids. Meanwhile, Alicia’s dad, Lynwood, competes with Harrison to be the kids’ favorite grandad on “mixed-ish,” airing TUESDAY, DEC. 10 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EST), on ABC.
Guest starring is Carlease Burke as Shireen and Richard Lawson as Lynwood.
“Do They Know It’s Christmas?” was written by Rachelle Williams and directed by Anu Valia.
- ABC black-ish: Father Christmas (12/10) Show More
- POPS IS IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT AND WANTS THE FAMILY TO GO ALL OUT FOR CHRISTMAS UNTIL SOMEONE FROM LYNETTE’S PAST SHOWS UP ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘BLACK-ISH,’ TUESDAY, DEC. 10
Directed by Anthony Anderson Promo
“Father Christmas” – Pops doesn’t do Christmas, so when he shows up to the house full of holiday cheer with Lynette (Loretta Devine), Dre is thrown off. Pops wants to make up for lost time and go all out this Christmas. The whole family gets into the holiday spirit until someone from Lynette’s past shows up on “black-ish,” TUESDAY, DEC. 10 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring Loretta Devine as Lynette, Baron Vaughn as Doug and Raven-Symoné as Rhonda.
“Father Christmas” was written by Mary Fitzgerald and directed by Anthony Anderson.
- ABC Emergence: Where You Belong (12/10) Show More
- WINTER FINALE – A MYSTERIOUS WOMAN TEMPTS ED WITH AN OFFER FOR A SPECIAL CANCER TREATMENT WHILE JO STRUGGLES TO KEEP THE FBI AT BAY ON THE SHOCKING WINTER FINALE OF ABC’S ‘EMERGENCE,’ TUESDAY, DEC. 10 Promo
“Where You Belong” – Jo and Chris must evade the FBI as they investigate an elusive group of cyber terrorists. Ed’s presented with a cancer treatment that seems too good to be true, and a mysterious woman’s attempt to reach Piper puts the entire Evans family in danger on the stunning winter finale of “Emergence,” airing TUESDAY, DEC. 10 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring is Maria Dizzia as Emily, Rowena King as Helen and Enver Gjokaj as Agent Ryan Brooks.
“Where You Belong” was written by Kendra Chanae Chapman and directed by Paul McGuigan.
- ABC The Goldbergs: It’s A Wonderful Life (12/11) Show More
- BEVERLY IS IN COMPETITION WITH THE KREMPS OVER A FAMILY HOLIDAY CARD, WHILE BARRY AND JTP EMBARK ON A PRANKING WAR ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘THE GOLDBERGS,’ WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 Promo
“It’s A Wonderful Life” – Hoping to outdo the Kremp family, Beverly decides the Goldbergs must do an even better family holiday card, but Geoff is surprised he is not invited to be in the photo. Meanwhile, a pranking war with Barry and JTP quickly spirals out of control on an all-new episode of “The Goldbergs,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on ABC.
Guest starring is Matt Bush as Andy Cogan, Shayne Topp as Matt Bradley, Noah Munck as Naked Rob, Kenny Ridwan as Dave Kim, Sean Marquette as Johnny Atkins and R.D. Robb as Paul Sirochman.
“It’s A Wonderful Life” was written by Aadip Desai, with a story by Adam F. Goldberg and Aadip Desai, and directed by Eric Dean Seaton.
- ABC Schooled: Beanie Babies (12/11) Show More
- CB HOPES A CHRISTMAS GIFT WILL SHOW HIS TRUE FEELINGS FOR LAINEY, WHILE FELICIA IS PRESSURED BY PRINCIPAL GLASCOTT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SCHOOL PLAY ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘SCHOOLED,’ WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 Promo
“Beanie Babies” – CB hopes getting Lainey a Beanie Baby for Christmas will show his true feelings for her, but it doesn’t go as planned. Meanwhile, Principal Glascott tries to convince Felicia that she needs to participate and sing a song in a Kwanza play he has written for the students on an all-new episode of “Schooled,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring is Haneefah Wood as Wilma Howell, Alphonso McAuley as Coop, Thomas Barbusca as Alex Piper, Sean Marquette as Johnny Atkins, Troy Gentile as Barry Goldberg, Christian Gehring as Ronnie, Unicorn Rose as Veronica, Rachel Crow as Felicia, Haley Tju as Marni, Jake Brennan as Gabe Levy, Karan Brar as Reza and David Magidoff as Doctor.
“Beanie Babies” was written by Matt Edsall, Jonathan Howard and Peter Dirksen, and directed by David Katzenberg.
- ABC Modern Family: The Last Christmas (12/11) Show More
- CAM JUST WANTS A DRAMA-FREE CHRISTMAS ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘MODERN FAMILY,’ WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 Promo
“The Last Christmas” – Cameron is hoping to keep everyone happy for their annual Christmas dinner as he hides and prepares for his big interview for a head coaching position out of state. Meanwhile, Haley is excited to finally be reunited with wine; and Mitchell is suspicious of Cam’s holiday trip to visit his family in Missouri on an original episode of “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring is Josh Pins as Evan and Julia Fowler as Madge. “The Last Christmas” was written by Abraham Higginbotham and Jon Pollack, and directed by Jeff Walker.
- ABC Single Parents: Good Holidays to You (12/11) Show More
- GRAHAM IS DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS ON AN ALL-NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘SINGLE PARENTS,’ WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 Promo
“Good Holidays to You” – When Graham writes a letter to Santa asking for either a white Christmas or to meet his father, Angie goes on a mission to find snow in Southern California with the help of Will and Sophie. Meanwhile, after Rory, Emma and Amy find out that Poppy and Douglas are romantically involved, the kids use this knowledge to their advantage to guilt their parents into buying them more Christmas presents, on an all-new holiday episode of “Single Parents,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 (9:31-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring is Sarah Yarkin as Ms. Homily Pronstroller.
“Good Holidays to You” was written by Alison Bennett and directed by Bill Purple.
- ABC Stumptown: Dex Education (12/11) Show More
- WINTER FINALE – DEX GOES BACK TO HIGH SCHOOL ON THE WINTER FINALE OF ABC’S ‘STUMPTOWN,’ AIRING WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 Promo
“Dex Education” – Dex goes undercover as a high school substitute teacher after an old classmate of hers enlists her help to find out who planted drugs on her daughter. Meanwhile, Dex and Liz’s relationship gets too close for comfort on “Stumptown,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring is Monica Barbaro as Liz.
“Dex Education” was written by Nicholas Wooton and directed by Lily Mariye.
- ABC American Housewife: The Bromance Before Christmas (12/13) Show More
- WINTER FINALE – KATIE LOOKS FORWARD TO BONDING WITH TAYLOR OVER AN OLD FAMILY CHRISTMAS TRADITION ON THE WINTER FINALE OF ABC’S ‘AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE,’ FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Promo
“The Bromance Before Christmas” – Katie looks forward to sharing her favorite childhood Christmas tradition with Taylor, but a surprise visit from her mom, Kathryn (Wendie Malick), threatens her holiday cheer. Meanwhile, Greg is blindsided by Katie’s good intentions; and to make matters worse, Oliver and Anna-Kat break a family heirloom on the winter finale of “American Housewife,” FRIDAY, DEC. 13 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. Ed Weeks and Wendie Malick guest star.
“The Bromance Before Christmas” was written by Jonathan Fener and directed by Chris Koch.
- ABC Fresh Off the Boat: Jessica Town (12/13) Show More
- THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IS ALIVE IN JESSICA TOWN ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘FRESH OFF THE BOAT,’ FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Promo
“Jessica Town” – Jessica is thriving in the merriment of Christmas, the time of year she takes full control of the household and everything is perfect, until Louis does the unthinkable – tries to help – turning her Christmas dream into a holiday nightmare. Meanwhile, Eddie, Emery and Evan find themselves on the naughty list for breaking an expensive gift, which might just require the assistance of elves or Grandma Huang to fix, on “Fresh Off the Boat,” FRIDAY, DEC. 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Guest starring is Rachel Cannon as Deirdre, Stacey Scowley as Carol Joan, Trevor Larcom as Trent and Eilene Gil as Lao Ban Santa.
“Jessica Town” was written by Eric Ziobrowski and directed by Angela Tortu.
- BET Tyler Perry’s The Oval – Wednesday, December 11, 9:00PM Show More
- Eye On The Sparrow (Season 1/Episode 8) Promo
Gayle finds out that her actions have consequences.
- BET Tyler Perry’s Sistas – Wednesday, December 11, 10:00PM Show More
- Old Faithful (Season 1/Episode 8) Promo
Andi is stuck between a hard place and a rock.
- CBS GOD FRIENDED ME – Sunday, Dec. 8 Show More
- MILES DECIDES TO WALK AWAY FROM THE GOD ACCOUNT AFTER HE HELPS ONE LAST FRIEND SUGGESTION, ON “GOD FRIENDED ME,” SUNDAY, DEC. 8 Promo
“High Anxiety” – When Miles grows concerned that the God Account is causing a rift with Cara, he decides to walk away from the account after helping one last friend suggestion, Miguel (Elliot Villar), a window washer with a sick daughter, on GOD FRIENDED ME, Sunday, Dec. 8 (8:30-9:30 PM, ET/8:00-9:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt
DIRECTED BY: Charissa Sanjarernsuithikul
- CBS NCIS: LOS ANGELES – Sunday, Dec. 8 Show More
- WHILE THE TEAM INVESTIGATES THE THEFT OF A COMPUTER VIRUS, THEY DISCUSS WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR THEM PERSONALLY AND PROFESSIONALLY, ON “NCIS: LOS ANGELES,” SUNDAY, DEC. 8 Promo
“Love Island” Host Arielle Vandenberg Guest Stars as Mara
“Answers” – While the team investigates the theft of a computer virus, Callen and Sam consider their future at the agency, Kensi and Deeks discuss having children, and Eric and Nell analyze the impact of Eric’s undercover assignment on their relationship. Also, the team tracks Mara (Arielle Vandenberg), a crooked upscale banker, on NCIS: LOS ANGELES, Sunday, Dec. 8 (9:30-10:30 PM, ET/9:00-10:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Kyle Harimoto
DIRECTED BY: Frank Military
- CBS MADAM SECRETARY – Sunday, Dec. 8 Show More
- PRESIDENT ELIZABETH MCCORD KICKS OFF A NEW LANDMARK POLITICAL INITIATIVE, ON THE STAR-STUDDED SERIES FINALE OF “MADAM SECRETARY,” SUNDAY, DEC. 8 Promo
Guest Stars on the Series Finale Include World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Members Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Allie Long and Crystal Dunn, Academy Award Honoree Cicely Tyson and Emmy Award Winner Tyne Daly
Grammy Award Winner and Music Icon Peter Frampton Performs
“Leaving the Station” – President Elizabeth McCord kicks off a new landmark political initiative with help from members of the World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s Soccer team, while Flo Avery (Cicely Tyson), who was born the day women were granted the right to vote, looks on. Opposing the initiative is Senator Amy Ross (Tyne Daley) from Ohio. Also, the McCords overcome last-minute obstacles to pull off a spectacular family celebration with a reunion of familiar faces, that includes a performance by Peter Frampton, on the series finale of MADAM SECRETARY, Sunday, Dec. 8 (10:30-11:30 PM, ET/10:00-11:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Executive Producer and Creator Barbara Hall
DIRECTED BY: Executive Producer Eric Stoltz
- CBS THE NEIGHBORHOOD – Monday, Dec. 9 Show More
- CALVIN RELUCTANTLY AGREES TO LET MARTY CREATE A WEBSITE FOR HIS AUTO SHOP TO DRUM UP BUSINESS, ON “THE NEIGHBORHOOD,” MONDAY, DEC. 9 Promo
“Welcome to the Digital Divide” – Calvin reluctantly agrees to let Marty create a website for his auto shop in the hopes of drumming up more business. Also, with Gemma out of town for a school retreat, Dave makes it his mission to prove to his son, Grover, that there’s more to life than his favorite gadgets, on THE NEIGHBORHOOD, Monday, Dec. 9 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Isabelle Esposito
DIRECTED BY: Mimi Deaton
- CBS BOB ♥ ABISHOLA – Monday, Dec. 9 Show More
- BOB MUST GAIN THE CONFIDENCE TO FIGHT FOR ABISHOLA WHEN SHE GOES ON ANOTHER DATE WITH CHUKWUEMEKA, AND UNCLE TUNDE FINDS AN UNLIKELY FRIEND IN DOTTIE IN THE AFTERMATH OF HIS FIGHT WITH AUNTIE OLU, ON “BOB ♥ ABISHOLA,” MONDAY, DEC. 9 Promo
Tony Tambi Returns as Chukwuemeka, Abishola’s Suitor
“Ice Cream for Breakfast” – Bob must gain the confidence to fight for Abishola when she goes on another date with Chukwuemeka (Toni Tambi). Also, Uncle Tunde finds an unlikely friend in Dottie in the aftermath of his fight with Auntie Olu, on BOB ♥ ABISHOLA, Monday, Dec. 9 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
STORY BY: Chuck Lorre and Al Higgins
TELEPLAY BY: Dave Goetsch, Matt Ross and Gina Yashere
DIRECTED BY: Beth McCarthy-Miller
- CBS ALL RISE – Monday, Dec. 9 Show More
- LOLA EXERCISES A RARELY USED JUDICIAL POWER WHEN SHE FIRES A LAWYER FOR FAILING TO PROVIDE A ROBUST DEFENSE FOR HIS CLIENT, ON “ALL RISE,” MONDAY, DEC. 9 Promo
“Dripsy” – Lola exercises a rarely used judicial power when she fires a lawyer for failing to provide a robust defense for his client. Also, Mark’s dad, Vic (Tony Denison), is arrested for murder, on ALL RISE, Monday, Dec. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Sunil Nayar & Aaron Carter
DIRECTED BY: Patricia Cardoso
- CBS SEAL TEAM – Wednesday, Dec. 11 Show More
- JASON LEADS BRAVO TEAM ON HIS FIRST MISSION BACK FOLLOWING SURGERY, AND ENSIGN DAVIS FACES DISCIPLINARY ACTION, ON “SEAL TEAM,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 Promo
Episode Directed by Series Star and Veteran Tyler Grey
“Unbecoming an Officer” – Jason leads Bravo Team on his first mission back following surgery, and Ensign Davis faces disciplinary action, on SEAL TEAM, Wednesday, Dec. 11 (9:01-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The episode was directed by series star and veteran Tyler Grey.
WRITTEN BY: Dana Greenblatt
DIRECTED BY: Tyler Grey
- CBS S.W.A.T. – Wednesday, Dec. 11 Show More
- THE SWAT TEAM IS TASKED WITH PROVIDING SECURITY FOR A WARLORD WHO IS BEING HUNTED BY ASSASSINS WHILE HE’S IN LOS ANGELES WAITING TO BE EXTRADITED, ON “S.W.A.T.,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11 Promo
“Monster” – The SWAT team’s task to provide security for a warlord is threatened by assassins determined to take him out before he’s extradited by the International Criminal Court. Also, Hondo’s father, Daniel Sr. (Obba Babatundé), tries to make amends to his mother, Charice (Debbie Allen), Street’s foster brother, Nate (Cory Hardrict), asks for his help with a corrupt boss and Deacon reluctantly explores therapy for his daughter, Lila (Amanda Lowe-Oadell), on S.W.A.T., Wednesday, Dec. 11 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: A.C. Allen
DIRECTED BY: Guy Ferland]
- CBS YOUNG SHELDON – Thursday, Dec. 12 Show More
- SHELDON MUST FACE HIS FEAR OF THE SWIMMING POOL, ON “YOUNG SHELDON,” THURSDAY, DEC. 12 Promo
“Teenager Soup and a Little Ball of Fib” – Sheldon fakes being sick to avoid a swim test at school. Also, Dr. Sturgis spies on Meemaw’s new boyfriend, on YOUNG SHELDON, Thursday, Dec. 12 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
STORY BY: Eric Kaplan & Maria Ferrari & Tara Hernandez
TELEPLAY BY: Steven Molaro & Steve Holland & Connor Kilpatrick
DIRECTED BY: Nikki Lorre
- CBS THE UNICORN – Thursday, Dec. 12 Show More
- WADE IS GIDDY, HIS DAUGHTERS ARE AMUSED AND HIS FRIENDS ARE EXCITED WHEN HE HAS HIS FIRST CRUSH SINCE BECOMING SINGLE AGAIN, ON “THE UNICORN,” THURSDAY, DEC. 12 Promo
“Anna and the Unicorn” – Wade is giddy, his daughters are amused and his friends are excited when he has his first crush since becoming single again. Also, Grace and Natalie take advantage of their dad going on dates by having friends over and it starts to get out of hand, on THE UNICORN, Thursday, Dec. 12 (8:31-9:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Howard Jordan, Jr.
DIRECTED BY: Jay Karas
- CBS MOM – Thursday, Dec. 12 Show More
- BONNIE IS FORCED TO RELIVE PAINFUL CHRISTMAS MEMORIES WHEN CHRISTY RECOUNTS TALES FROM HER CHILDHOOD TO BONNIE’S SPONSEE, ON “MOM,” THURSDAY, DEC. 12 Promo
Kate Micucci (“The Big Bang Theory”) Guest Stars as Patty, Bonnie’s Sponsee
“Higgledy-Piggledy and a Cat Show” – Bonnie is forced to relive painful Christmas memories when Christy recounts tales from her childhood to Bonnie’s sponsee, Patty (Kate Micucci), on MOM, Thursday, Dec. 12 (9:01-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
STORY BY: Warren Bell and Britté Anchor
TELEPLAY BY: Gemma Baker, Alissa Neubauer and Adam Chase
DIRECTED BY: James Widdoes
- CBS CAROL’S SECOND ACT- Thursday, Dec. 12 Show More
- CAROL EXCITEDLY PLANS AN EARLY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION FOR JENNY, BUT JENNY’S PREOCCUPIED WITH HER SECRET FIRST DATE WITH DANIEL, ON “CAROL’S SECOND ACT,” THURSDAY, DEC. 12 Promo
“Merry December 19th” – Carol excitedly plans an early Christmas celebration for Jenny, but Jenny’s preoccupied with her secret first date with Daniel. Also, the doctors investigate a case of food poisoning at an office holiday party, on CAROL’S SECOND ACT, Thursday, Dec. 12 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Becky Mann & Audra Sielaff
DIRECTED BY: Scott Ellis
- CBS EVIL – Thursday, Dec. 12 Show More
- KRISTEN, DAVID AND BEN INVESTIGATE AN INSIDIOUSLY ADDICTIVE CHRISTMAS SONG THAT’S SPREADING AMONG STUDENTS, AND THE DANGEROUS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ONLINE INFLUENCERS AND THEIR IMPRESSIONABLE YOUNG FOLLOWERS, ON “EVIL,” THURSDAY, DEC. 12 Promo
“7 Swans a Singin'” – Kristen, David and Ben are called to investigate an insidiously addictive Christmas song that’s spreading among an increasing number of students, and the dangerous relationship between online influencers and their impressionable young followers, on EVIL, Thursday, Dec. 12 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Rockne S. O’Bannon
DIRECTED BY: John Dahl
- CBS HAWAII FIVE-0 – Friday, Dec. 13 Show More
- WHEN FIVE-0 INVESTIGATES A TOURIST HELICOPTER THAT WAS SHOT DOWN BY A MISSILE, THEY TRACE THE STOLEN ARTILLERY TO A GHOST FROM MCGARRETT’S PAST – WO FAT, ON “HAWAII FIVE-0,” FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Promo
“Ka i ka ‘ino, no ka ‘ino” – When Five-0 investigates a tourist helicopter that was shot down by a missile, they trace the stolen artillery to a ghost from McGarrett’s past – Wo Fat. Also, after Adam’s ordeal in rescuing Tamiko and reconnecting with the Yakuza, he makes a bold decision about his future with Five-0, on HAWAII FIVE-0, Friday, Dec. 13 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
(“Ka i ka ‘ino, no ka ‘ino” is Hawaiian for “To Return Evil for Evil”)
WRITTEN BY: Kendall Sherwood
DIRECTED BY: Karen Gaviola
- CBS MAGNUM P.I. – Friday, Dec. 13 Show More
- MAGNUM IS CALLED UP FROM THE RESERVES FOR A TOP-SECRET MISSION, BUT HIS FRIENDS ARE STUNNED WHEN THEY LEARN THAT THE MISSION IS A LIE AND MAGNUM HAS BEEN SET UP, ON “MAGNUM P.I.,” FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Promo
“Day I Met the Devil” – Magnum is called up from the reserves for a top secret mission, but his friends are stunned when they learn that the mission is a lie and Magnum has been set up, on MAGNUM P.I., Friday, Dec. 13 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Alfredo Barrios Jr.
DIRECTED BY: Kristin Windell
- Comedy Central South Park – Wednesday, December 11, 10:00PM Show More
- 2310 (Season 23/Episode 10) Promo
Following the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
- “Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV) Promo
THE KICKOFF TO THE EPIC TELEVISON CROSSOVER EVENT, CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS – The Monitor (guest star LaMonica Garrett) sends Harbinger (guest star Audrey Marie Anderson) to gather the worlds’ greatest heroes – Supergirl (Melissa Benoist), The Flash (guest star Grant Gustin), Green Arrow (guest star Stephen Amell), Batwoman (guest star Ruby Rose), White Canary (guest star Caity Lotz), The Atom (guest star Brandon Routh) and Superman (guest star Tyler Hoechlin) – in preparation for the impending Crisis. With their worlds in imminent danger, the superheroes suit up for battle while J’onn (David Harewood) and Alex (Chyler Leigh) recruit Lena (Katie McGrath) to help them find a way to save the people of Earth-38. Jesse Warn directed the episode with story by Robert Rovner & Marc Guggenheim and teleplay by Derek Simon & Jay Faerber (#509). Original airdate 12/8/2019.
- The CW Batwoman – Monday, December 9 Show More
- “Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Two” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV) Promo
CAN THE REAL CLARK KENT PLEASE STAND UP? PART TWO OF CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS CONTINUES WITH SPECIAL GUEST STARS TOM WELLING, ERICA DURANCE AND KEVIN CONROY – The group uses Ray’s (guest star Brandon Routh) invention to track new recruits to help save the universe. The Monitor (guest star LaMonica Garrett) sends Iris (guest star Candice Patton), Clark (guest star Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois (guest star Elizabeth Tulloch) in search of a mysterious Kryptonian, while Kate (Ruby Rose) and Kara (guest star Melissa Benoist) head out to find Bruce Wayne (guest star Kevin Conroy). In addition, Mia (guest star Katherine McNamara) challenges Sara (guest star Caity Lotz), Rory (guest star Dominic Purcell) discovers a hidden talent, and Lex Luthor (guest star Jon Cryer) returns. Laura Belsey directed the episode written by Don Whitehead and Holly Henderson (#108). Original airdate 12/9/2019. Every episode of BATWOMAN will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.
- The CW Black Lightning – Monday, December 9 Show More
- “The Book of Resistance: Chapter Four: Earth Crisis” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV) Promo
WINTER FINALE – The Pierce family fears for Jennifer’s (China Anne McClain) life. Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar, Damon Gupton, Marvin Jones III and Jordan Calloway also star. Tasha Smith directed the episode written by Lamont Magee (#309). Original airdate 12/9/2019.
- “Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV) Promo
BLACK LIGHTNING JOINS THE ARROWVERSE IN THE THIRD CHAPTER OF THE CROSSOVER – Pariah (Tom Cavanagh) enlists Black Lightning (guest star Cress Williams) to help stop the Anti-Monitor (guest star LaMonica Garrett) after Flash-90 (guest star John Wesley Shipp) shares what he learned from his battle in ‘Elseworlds.’ With the help of Black Lightning, Barry (Grant Gustin), Cisco (Carlos Valdes) and Killer Frost (Danielle Panabaker) come up with a plan that could save them all. Meanwhile, Iris (Candice Patton) has a heart-to-heart with Ryan Choi (guest star Osric Chau), while Oliver (guest star Stephen Amell) and Diggle (guest star David Ramsey) return to an old familiar stomping ground. David McWhirter directed the episode with story by Eric Wallace and teleplay by Lauren Certo & Sterling Gates (#609). Original airdate 12/10/2019.
- The CW Riverdale – Wednesday, December 11 Show More
- “Chapter Sixty-Six: Tangerine” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV) Promo
THE SEARCH FOR FORSYTHE PENDLETON JONES I – After declaring war on Hiram (Mark Consuelos), Veronica (Camila Mendes) enlists a secret weapon against her father – her Abuelita (guest star Ana Mercedes). Archie (KJ Apa) and FP (Skeet Ulrich) team up to take Dodger (guest star Juan Riedinger) down for good, while Betty (Lili Reinhart) and Charles (guest star Wyatt Nash) investigate a series of strange attacks aimed at Betty. Elsewhere, Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) search for his grandpa, Forsythe Pendleton Jones I (guest star Timothy Webber), leads to more questions than answers, while Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) finally makes peace with the past that’s been haunting her. Mudchen Amick, Casey Cott, Charles Melton and Vanessa Morgan also star. Gabriel Correa directed the episode written by Brian E. Paterson (#409.) Original airdate 12/11/2019.
- The CW Nancy Drew – Wednesday, December 11 Show More
- “The Hidden Staircase” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV) Promo
WINTER FINALE – In our winter finale, Nancy (Kennedy McMann) and the Drew Crew desperately search for George’s (Leah Lewis) missing sister, Ted (guest star Ariah Lee), whose kidnapping eerily mirrors the investigation that started Nancy’s sleuthing career. Meanwhile, while revisiting the trauma of her past, as a means to solving the present-day mystery, Nancy finally reconnects with her father just as an escalation in the Lucy Sable investigation threatens to separate them forever. Scott Wolf, Maddison Jaizani, Tunji Kasim, Alex Saxon, Riley Smith and Alvina August also star. Shannon Kohli directed the episode written by Melinda Hsu Taylor (#109). Original airdate 12/11/2019. Every episode of NANCY DREW will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.
- The CW Supernatural – Thursday, December 12 Show More
- “Our Father, Who Aren’t in Heaven” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV) Promo
GOD BLESSES HIM WHO HELPS HIS BROTHER – Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel’s (Misha Collins) continued search for a way to defeat Chuck (guest star Rob Benedict) leads them to unexpected places and toward unlikely allies. Richard Speight, Jr. directed the episode written by Eugenie Ross-Leming & Brad Buckner (#1508). Original Airdate 12/12/2019.
- “This Christmas Was Surprisingly Violent” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV) Promo
IT’S CHRISTMAS IN MYSTIC FALLS – Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) joins forces with an unlikely ally to take down a Christmas monster, who’s using holiday cheer to infiltrate the Salvatore School. Elsewhere, Landon (Aria Shahghasemi) surprises Rafael (Peyton Alex Smith) with news about his family lineage, and Sebastian (guest star Thomas Doherty) accompanies Lizzie (Jenny Boyd) on her latest mission. Kaylee Bryant and Matthew Davis also star. Brett Matthews directed the episode written by Brett Matthews & Hannah Rosner (#208). Original airdate 12/12/2019.
- Disney Star Wars Resistance – Sunday, December 8, 10:00PM Show More
- Kaz’s Curse (Season 2/Episode 10) Promo
Kaz encounters danger at every turn after he got cursed by a pirate. Things got worse when the Guavian Death Gang shows up.
- Disney Sydney To The Max – Friday, December 13, 8:30PM Show More
- How The Syd Stole Christmas Promo
The memory of her late mother and some long-forgotten advice helps Sydney rediscover her love of Christmas again, a holiday she has avoided ever since her mother passed away.
- Disney Gabby Duran & The Unsittables – Friday, December 13, 9:00PM Show More
- The Party King and Timbuk, Too (Season 1/Episode 9) Promo
When Gabby decides to throw a party for Jeremy at the Duran house, things quickly get out of hand with some unexpected guests.
- FOX THE MOODYS – Monday, Dec. 9 Show More
- “THE MOODYS” – (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
CHRISTMAS CAROLING IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART ON AN ALL-NEW “THE MOODYS” MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, ON FOX Video Clips
Christmas caroling is a Moody tradition that Sean Sr. does not take lightly. However, when an unexpected guest shows up to the Moody house, caroling takes a hilariously embarrassing turn. Then, Sean Jr. finally agrees to join Sean Sr.’s Moody Heating and AC business, but trouble ensues when a rival company infringes on their territory. Meanwhile, Bridget finds someone in whom to confide, while Dan struggles with the guilt of being interested in cousin Marco’s girlfriend, Cora in the all-new “Episode 3 / Episode 4” of THE MOODYS airing Monday, Dec. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MDS-103/MDS-104) (TV-14 D, L)
Guest Cast: Maria Gabriela de Fara as Cora, Josh Segarra as Marco, Megan Park as Ali, Gerry Dee as Roger, Kevin Bigley as Brian “Monty” Montgomery.
- FOX THE MOODYS – Tuesday, Dec. 10 Show More
- **SEASON FINALE**–“THE MOODYS” – (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
OH. JOY. CHRISTMAS DAY ISN’T SO BRIGHT ON THE ALL-NEW, SEASON FINALE OF “THE MOODYS” TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, ON FOX
With Christmas quickly approaching, Sean Sr. receives the top honor as the lector of Midnight Mass. Meanwhile, when Sean Sr. invites some unexpected guests to Christmas Eve dinner, Ann starts to unravel. And just when the Moodys think things couldn’t possibly get worse, they are faced with a devastating challenge. All Ann wanted was a nice, white Christmas! Don’t miss a few more surprises in the all-new “Episode 5 / Episode 6” of THE MOODYS airing on Tuesday, Dec. 10 (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MDS-105/MDS-106) (TV-14 D, L)
Guest Cast: Maria Gabriela de Fara as Cora, Josh Segarra as Marco, Gerry Dee as Roger, Brian “Monty” Montgomery.
- FOX ALMOST FAMILY – Wednesday, Dec. 11 Show More
- **FALL FINALE**–“ALMOST FAMILY” – (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
THE SISTERS STRUGGLE WITH THE TRUTH ON THE ALL-NEW, FALL FINALE OF “ALMOST FAMILY” WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, ON FOX
Julia enquires about her own fertility options and entrusts Dr. Isaac to help her explore possibilities. Meanwhile, Edie struggles to tell Tim the truth and Roxy deals with concerns from her family, old and new, regarding her drug usage in the all-new “Fertile AF” fall finale episode of ALMOST FAMILY airing Wednesday, Dec. 11 (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (AFM-108) (TV-14 D, S, L, V)
Guest Cast: Tamara Tunie as Genevieve, Michael Stahl-David as Donovan, Victoria Clark as Diane Doyle, Timothy Busfield as Ron Doyle, Jeff Hephner as Nick Cameron, Bryce Lorenzo as Izzy, Lauren Lim Jackson as Natalie
- HBO Watchmen – Sunday, December 8, 9:00PM Show More
- A God Walks Into a Bar (Season 1/Episode 8) Promo
Angela’s mysterious past in Vietnam is at last revealed.
- HBO Silicon Valley – Sunday, December 8, 10:06PM Show More
- Exit Event (Season 6/Episode 7) Promo
In the series finale, Richard and the Pied Piper team look to pull off a spectacular feat on the day of a big launch.
- HBO Mrs. Fletcher – Sunday, December 8, 10:55PM Show More
- Welcome Back (Season 1/Episode 7) Promo
In this sharp and provocative comedy, Eve Fletcher begins to explore her long-time forgotten sexuality the moment her son Brendan leaves home to attend college.
- HBO His Dark Materials – Monday, December 9, 9:00PM Show More
- The Daemon-Cages (Season 1/Episode 6) Promo
Lyra discovers the horrific truth behind the Gobbler’s activities in the North. She must use all her wits to help free those around her and avoid suffering a terrible fate.
- History Vikings – Wednesday, December 11, 8:00PM Show More
- Ghosts, Gods and Running Dogs (Season 6/Episode 3) Promo
Lagertha is visited by women from the nearby villages and they feast together happily but the community is shattered by shocking events that follows and Lagertha is forced to take action. In Kiev, although Oleg continues to be friendly, Ivar is aware of the threat which Oleg poses, not only to himself, but to the vulnerable young heir to the throne. Bjorn has answered the call and come to the aid of an old enemy, but all is not as it seems and disaster looms for Bjorn’s forces.
- NBC “SUPERSTORE” “NEGOTIATIONS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/12/2019 (09:01PM – 09:31PM) (Thursday) Promo: Jonah and Sandra represent the Cloud 9 employees at union contract negotiations with corporate. Worried about the union’s fate, Amy, Dina and Cheyenne distract themselves by looking for the perfect Christmas tree. Mateo, Garrett and Glenn compete to see who can sell an unsellable item. TV-14
- NBC “PERFECT HARMONY” “MERRY JAXMAS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/12/2019 (09:31PM – 10:00PM) (Thursday) Promo : When Reverend Jax is visited by his charismatic parents, Arthur helps him overcome his lifelong feelings of living in their shadow, and encourages him to embrace his way of ministering in time for their Christmas performance. Meanwhile, Ginny and Wayne decide to have a secret fling. TV-PG
- NBC “THE BLACKLIST” “KATARINA ROSTOVA” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/13/2019 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Friday)Promo : Red and the Task Force pay a visit to a former blacklister, as an explosive confrontation leads Liz to make a critical choice. Laila Robins, Brian Dennehy, Aida Turturro, Michael Cerveris, Rade Serbedzija, and Brett Cullen guest star. TV-14
- NBC “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” “SCARLETT JOHANSSON / NIALL HORAN” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/14/19 (Sa.) – 11:29 PM – Scarlett Johansson / Niall Horan
- Showtime Ray Donovan – Sunday, December 8, 8:00PM Show More
- Hispes (Season 7/Episode 4) Promo
Mayor Feratti ups the ante in his negotiations with the Sullivans, and Ray must step in to finish the deal. Bridget and Smitty are called in to fix Jonathan Walker Hanson’s unsavory publicity scandal. Claudette offers Daryll an opportunity to leave the Donovans once and for all, while Bunchy grapples with the consequences of his drugstore violence, and Terry struggles with the realities of his illness.
- Showtime Shameless – Sunday, December 8, 9:00PM Show More
- Sparky (Season 10/Episode 5) Promo
Frank hatches the idea for a new scheme when an unexpected visitor shows up at the Gallagher house. With Tami back in the house, Lip struggles to give up control of Fred. Debbie’s fight for child support escalates and Carl tries to juggle multiple romantic prospects. Ian returns home and is immediately thrown in with a corrupt parole officer.
- Showtime The L Word: Generation Q – Sunday, December 8, 10:00PM Show More
- Let’s Do It Again (Season 1/Episode 1) Promo
Bette, Shane, and Alice are getting on with their lives and careers, along with Dani Núñez, girlfriend Sophie Suarez, best friend Micah Lee, and former Olympic swimmer Sarah Finley.
- Showtime Work in Progress – Sunday, December 8, 10:54PM Show More
- 180 Almonds (Season 1/Episode 1) Promo
Abby begins an existential life evaluation vowing mortal consequences after 180 days. Her therapist checks out mid-session and a first date turns into a confrontation with the woman responsible for ruining her life.
- Showtime Flack – Friday, December 13, 10:00PM Show More
- Dan (Season 1/Episode 3) Promo
Robyn must get her entitled stand-up comedian client out of a sticky situation after he’s accused of being trans-phobic in a viral video. She also creates a cover-up for a client who hired a surrogate to have her baby and was photographed in public without her fake baby bump.
- Starz Dublin Murders – Sunday, December 8, 8:00PM Show More
- Episode 5 (Season 1/Episode 5) Promo
Cassie prepares for the most challenging investigation of her lifetime, and Rob hits rock bottom.
- Starz In the Long Run – Friday, December 6, 10:01PM Show More
- S2 201 (Season 2/Episode 1) Promo
Valentine moves out, but bachelor life isn’t how he expected.
- Starz In the Long Run – Friday, December 13, 10:02PM Show More
- S2 203 (Season 2/Episode 3) Promo
Agnes decides to start working, but her first job in the UK proves a real eye-opener. Meanwhile, Valentine and Bagpipes head to Southend.
- Syfy Van Helsing – Friday, December 13, 10:00PM Show More
- Three Pages (Season 4/Episode 12) Promo
As the sisters prepare to open the portal to the Dark One, Hansen makes the ultimate sacrifice.
- USA Network Mr. Robot – Sunday, December 8, 10:00PM Show More
- 410 GONE (Season 4/Episode 10) Promo
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- USA Network The Purge – Tuesday, December 10, 9:00PM Show More
- Hail Mary (Season 2/Episode 9) Promo
People risk it all to settle scores and do what’s right on Purge Night. If only they can survive.
- USA Network Treadstone – Tuesday, December 10, 10:01PM Show More
- The Seoul Asylum (Season 1/Episode 9) Promo
Tara gets answers. Soyun has a plan. Doug preps for a mission. Bentley is a prisoner again.
- ABC AFV: 3009 (12/8) Show More
- Airing Sunday, December 08, 2019 (7:00 PM-8:00 PM EST) on ABC
Episode Title: “Episode 3009” – TBA
- ABC AFV: America, This is You! (12/8) Show More
- ABC TO AIR A SPECIAL ‘AFV’ RETROSPECTIVE IN HONOR OF THE SERIES’ MONUMENTAL 30TH ANNIVERSARY
‘AFV: AMERICA, THIS IS YOU!’ DEBUTS SUNDAY, DEC. 8
In celebration of “AFV”‘s milestone 30-year anniversary, ABC will air “AFV: America, This is You!,” SUNDAY, DEC. 8 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC, following an all-new episode of “AFV.” It can also be viewed the next day on ABC.com, the ABC app and Hulu. The special retrospective will take a closer look at the history of the iconic series, including how it originated, the evolution over 30 seasons and its significant influence on pop culture, as well as how changes in technology impacted the show. Additionally, the episode will unlock some of the most memorable video clips in “AFV”‘s coveted vault, revealing interviews with past contestants all grown up and how their appearances affected their lives. Audiences can also expect to see some familiar faces, including current host Alfonso Ribeiro and former hosts Bob Saget and Tom Bergeron, reminiscing about “AFV”‘s legacy and their individual styles of hosting.
- ABC Kids Say the Darndest Things: Could I Have a $20, Dad? (12/8) Show More
- TIFFANY MEETS AN 11-YEAR-OLD AERIALIST PHENOM, GETS STUCK WITH CARPOOL DUTY AND ASKS SOME KIDS TO HELP HER STAY AWAKE, ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS’
Airing at a Special Airtime on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 9:00 p.m. EST
“Could I Have a $20, Dad?” – This week, we meet some adorable kids who discuss the pros and cons of having siblings, an 11-year-old aerialist phenom and some youngsters who are tasked with keeping an extremely exhausted Tiffany awake. Additionally, Tiffany is on carpool duty and finds herself in a precarious situation with the police, on an all-new episode of “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” airing at a special time on SUNDAY, NOV. 17 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG)
- ABC The Great Christmas Light Fight: 703 & 706 (12/9) Show More
- ‘THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT’ CONTINUES WITH ITS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘HEAVYWEIGHTS’ DIVISION, SHOWCASING THE BIGGEST AND BRIGHTEST DISPLAYS IN THE HISTORY OF THE SHOW, MONDAY, DEC. 9, ON ABC
The holiday magic continues with two new back-to-back episodes of “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” MONDAY, DEC. 9 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Produced by Fremantle, the immensely popular series features returning celebrity judges – lifestyle expert Carter Oosterhouse and famed interior designer Taniya Nayak.
Season seven of the holiday hit will once again showcase the most extravagant and utterly spectacular Christmas displays America has to offer! In each one-hour episode, four families with dazzling household displays will compete to win $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy. This season, viewers will also be treated to a second round of the special “heavyweights” episode, featuring light shows so massive they extend well beyond household frames. Additionally, peek inside featured family homes for an impressive batch of unique interior Christmas displays, as judges Oosterhouse and Nayak lead the way in another year of over-the-top holiday cheer.
“703” (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) – Kicking off the long-awaited “heavyweights” division episode with spectacular holiday displays is the Bentley family with “Bentleyville,” a 22-acre decorated city park with 5 million lights, over 200 enormous wireframes and the tallest man-made mega tree in the country, standing at 128 ft tall in Duluth, Minnesota; the Winter family with “Cambria Christmas Market,” a Germany meets California whimsical display, filled with gift shops and food stalls, plus an enchanted forest spread over 25 acres featuring larger-than-life ornaments, a replica of the Golden Gate bridge and more in Cambria, California; the An family with “Magical Winter Lights,” one of the most unique displays to ever be seen on the show, combining the traditional American Christmas with the ancient Chinese light festival, made entirely of delicate, intricately designed Chinese lanterns, including a “Light Fight” record-breaking 6 million lights on 20 acres in Houston, Texas; and Kenny Irwin with “Robolights,” an industrial Christmas land made out of robots built from recycled materials, including a candy cane palace, a tower of gifts, amusement park rides turned into sculptures, a 10,000 watt robot sculpture, and a Santa ditching his sleigh for a spicy masala chuck wagon stagecoach in Palm Springs, California. Who will walk away with $50,000 and the coveted Christmas Light trophy? Tune in to watch judge Taniya Nayak make the decision on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight!”
“706” (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) – In the second episode of the evening, four festive families showcase their displays, including the Nagy family with their high energy, high-tech light show dedicated to their dog, Prince, and packed with a towering joy sign retrofitted with color-changing pixel lights, a ballet of snowflakes on the roof and Mr. Frost, an interactive talking snowman made from a 6 ft tall beach ball in Waterford Township, Michigan; the Nirschl family with their heartwarming Christmas display, dedicated to family and all the things they love, including inflatables, a magical archway with over 500,000 lights, and a festive interior entirely covered in Santas in Daytona Beach, Florida; the Maywald family with their magical display, featuring fireworks lighting up nostalgic scenes that will take you to Christmas past, over 300 blow molds, a vintage Christmas storeroom, and DIY favorites like a snowman built from tires in Austin, Texas; and the Banda family with their charming handmade Christmas town, “Northopolis,” which includes a PVC pipe and cloth constructed lightweight mobile display that they reassemble every evening during the holiday season, and a bigger-than-life Santa, reindeer and wise men in Weslaco, Texas. Don’t miss judge Carter Oosterhouse decide who will win $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight.”
- ABC The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition: Cake and Bread Week (12/12) Show More
- SEASON PREMIERE – IT’S CAKE AND BREAD WEEK ON THE TWO-HOUR SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S ‘THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAY EDITION’
Emma Bunton, Anthony ‘Spice’ Adams, Sherry Yard and Paul Hollywood Return in the American Adaptation of the U.K.’s Most-Watched Television Show
“Cake and Bread Week” – On your marks, get set, bake! Cake and bread are on the menu when 10 aspiring bakers from around the country step into the famous white tent to tackle the challenges of cake and bread in the two-hour season premiere of “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition,” THURSDAY, DEC. 12 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.
- ABC 20/20: TBA (12/13) Show More
- Airing Friday, December 13, 2019 (9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST) on the ABC Television Network: TBA
- Bravo The Real Housewives of Atlanta – Sunday, December 8, 8:00PM Show More
- Where There’s a Wig, There’s a Way(Season 12/Episode 6) Preview
Cynthia Bailey is ecstatic to continue building her entrepreneurial empire, opening Bailey Wine Cellar for Atlanta wine enthusiasts.
- Bravo The Real Housewives of Orange County – Tuesday, December 10, 9:00PM Show More
- Episode 1419 (Season 14/Episode 19)
Shannon Beador and Gina Kirschenheiter face their fears in Key West; and Vicki Gunvalson gets gifts for everyone.
- BravoThe Real Housewives of New Jersey – Wednesday, December 11, 8:00PM Show More
- Bay Breezes and Bad News (Season 10/Episode 6)
Frank tries to figure out David’s true intentions with Dolores; Teresa reveals something about Marty and Danielle; Joe Giudice receives the decision on his immigration appeal.
- Bravo The Real Housewives Of Dallas – Wednesday, December 11, 9:00PM Show More
- Triggered in Thailand (Season 4/Episode 14)
Following the lives of five sophisticated women as they move around the social scene in Dallas, Texas.
- CBS “60 MINUTES” LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, DEC. 8 Show More
- 7:30-8:30 PM, ET/7:00-8:00 PM, PT
GENETIC INFORMATION AGE – Thanks to the work of geneticists like George Church, the day when humans will no longer be prone to viruses or genetic diseases is coming. In this profile of a genius, Scott Pelley sees Church’s latest work that is bringing that day even closer. Henry Schuster is the producer. Preview
CITY ON A HILL – A Palestinian businessman is building a new city in the Israeli-occupied West Bank hoping it helps lay the groundwork for a future Palestinian state. Bill Whitaker travels to the West Bank to find out how Bashar Masri is developing the city of Rawabi despite the difficulties of operating in the conflict ridden territory. Marc Lieberman is the producer. Preview
THE SANDMAN – His career took off after he left “Saturday Night Live,” when the comedian/actor began making films that made billions at the box office. Sharyn Alfonsi profiles Adam Sandler for his next movie in which he plays against type as a desperate gambler. John Hamlin and Kara Vaccaro are the producers. Preview
- CBS SURVIVOR – Wednesday, Dec. 11 Show More
- Just Go For It
- CBS 48 HOURS – Saturday, Dec. 14 Show More
- Airing Saturday, Dec. 14 (10:00PM) – TBA
- The CW Crisis Aftermath I – Sunday, December 8 Show More
- ONE HOUR SPECIAL – “CRISIS AFTERMATH I” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
PART ONE OF A TWO-PART SPECIAL – In celebration of the massive new DC crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths, The CW is proud to announce Crisis Aftermath hosted by superfan, and frequent series director, Kevin Smith. We’ll go behind the scenes to explore every angle of this year’s explosive crossover, hear from the shows’ stars and the creative minds behind The CW’s biggest event yet, plus special guests, sneak peeks and surprises. Original airdate 12/8/2019.
- The CW Crisis Aftermath II – Tuesday, December 10 Show More
- ONE HOUR SPECIAL – “CRISIS AFTERMATH II” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
PART TWO OF A TWO-PART SPECIAL – In celebration of the massive new DC crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths, The CW is proud to announce Crisis Aftermath hosted by superfan, and frequent series director, Kevin Smith. We’ll go behind the scenes to explore every angle of this year’s explosive crossover, hear from the shows’ stars and the creative minds behind The CW’s biggest event yet, plus special guests, sneak peeks and surprises. Original airdate 12/10/2019.
- The CW The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade – Friday, December 13 Show More
- TWO HOUR SPECIAL
“The 88th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade” – (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
A HOLLYWOOD TRADITION WITH GRAND MARSHAL MARIO LOPEZ AND THE LOPEZ FAMILY – The “Largest Christmas Celebration in America” will be hosted by popular personalities Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams with special co-host Elizabeth Stanton and Grand Marshal Mario Lopez along with the Lopez family. The parade on Hollywood Boulevard will include live musical performances from a variety of today’s popular entertainers. A true Hollywood tradition, the parade features larger-than-life inflatable character balloons, and celebrity-filled cars making the heralded trek down the three-mile parade route. Taped for network television, the celebration is presented and produced by Associated Television International. Original airdate 12/13/2019.
- E! Keeping up With the Kardashians – Sunday, December 8, 9:00PM Show More
- The Show Must Go On (Season 17/Episode 11) Preview
Kim and Khloe are furious that Kourtney is hiding aspects of her life from the cameras and attempt to fire her from the show. Kim helps a young man recently out of prison with his future.
- Comedy Central Crank Yankers – Wednesday, December 11, 10:30PM Show More
- Bobby Brown, Wanda Sykes & Kathy Griffin (Season 5/Episode 14)
Celebrity voices include: Bobby Brown; Wanda Sykes; and Kathy Griffin.
- FOX 2019 MISS UNIVERSE(R) – Sunday, Dec. 8 Show More
- **THREE-HOUR SPECIAL**–“MISS UNIVERSE(R) 2019” – (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
“2019 MISS UNIVERSE(R)” AIRS LIVE FROM TYLER PERRY STUDIOS IN ATLANTA, GA SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, ON FOX
Five-Time Emmy(R) Award Winner Steve Harvey Returns to Host!
The 2019 MISS UNIVERSE(R) competition is a three-hour special event, airing live from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, GA. The event will feature women representing more than 90 countries competing in multiple categories, and will result in the reigning Miss Universe, Catriona Gray from the Philippines, crowning her successor. Five-time Emmy(R) Award winner Steve Harvey returns to host. Discover who will take the coveted title LIVE on Sunday, Dec. 8 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (SP-2008) (TV-PG D, L)
- FOX BEAT SHAZAM – Monday, Dec. 9 Show More
- “BEAT SHAZAM” – (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
IT’S TIME TO RING IN THE HOLIDAYS ON AN ALL-NEW, SPECIAL HOLIDAY EPISODE OF “BEAT SHAZAM” MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, ON FOX Video Clips
Hosted by Jamie Foxx, BEAT SHAZAM is the unique and interactive game show that pits teams of two against the clock and each other as they try to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In the end, the team with the highest score will outlast the competition and go against Shazam, the world’s most popular song identification app, for the chance to win up to one million dollars. Teams of cousins, military DJs and a father/daughter duo compete in the all-new “Santa Jamie” holiday episode of BEAT SHAZAM airing Monday, Dec. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (BSH-313) (TV-PG D, L)
- FOX THE MASKED SINGER – Tuesday, Dec. 10 Show More
- “THE MASKED SINGER” – (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
ALL REMAINING CELEBRITIES HIT THE STAGE ON AN ALL-NEW “THE MASKED SINGER” TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, ON FOX
The remaining six masked singers deliver some of their most exciting performances yet, as they all come together for the first time on a special Tuesday night. Host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke attempt to guess the identities of fully costumed Hollywood stars as they battle in TV’s biggest singing competition. Collectively, all of the Season Two undercover celebrities have amassed 69 Emmy Award nominations, 42 Grammy Award nominations, 22 Broadway shows, three New York Times Best Sellers and two have been named TIME magazine’s Most Influential People. One will be revealed in the all-new “A Pain in the Mask” episode of THE MASKED SINGER airing Tuesday, Dec. 10 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MS-211) (TV-14 D, L)
- FOX THE MASKED SINGER – Wednesday, Dec. 11 Show More
- “THE MASKED SINGER” – (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
TWO CELEBRITIES WILL BE UNWRAPPED IN THE ALL-NEW, HOLIDAY-THEMED SEMIFINALS OF “THE MASKED SINGER” WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, ON FOX
Merry Maskmus! In a special holiday-themed semifinals episode, the remaining five masked celebrities compete for a spot in the finals. Two will be unmasked, leaving three finalists to compete in the season finale. Host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke attempt to guess the identities of fully costumed Hollywood stars as they battle in TV’s biggest singing competition. Collectively, all of the Season Two undercover celebrities have amassed 69 Emmy Award nominations, 42 Grammy Award nominations, 22 Broadway shows, three New York Times Best Sellers and two have been named TIME magazine’s Most Influential People. With the competition fiercer than ever, two celebrities will be unmasked in the all-new “Two Masks Take It Off: Holiday Semi-Finals” episode of THE MASKED SINGER airing Wednesday, Dec. 11 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MS-212) (TV-14 L)
- FOX THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – Thursday, Dec. 12 Show More
- THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT – (7:30 PM-CC ET live/4:30 PM-CC PT live) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
FOX SPORTS PRESENTS “THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM” THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, ON FOX
New York Jets at Baltimore Ravens
FOX Sports continues its coverage of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM live from M&T Bank Stadium, as the New York Jets take on the Baltimore Ravens. THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM airs Thursday, Dec. 12 (7:30 PM-CC ET live/4:30 PM-CC PT live) on FOX. (TNF-211) (n/a)
- FOX WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN – Friday, Dec. 13 Show More
- WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN – (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
FOX SPORTS PRESENTS “WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN” FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, ON FOX
A unique combination of edge-of-your-seat action, unpredictable drama and world-class athleticism, FOX Sports presents WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN airing Friday, Dec. 13 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (WWE-2150) (TV-PG L, V)
- Freeform Wrap Battle – Monday, December 9, 9:00PM Show More
- Wrapper’s De-Light (Season 1/Episode 5)
The wrappers try to incorporate some lights on their holiday designs.
- Freeform Wrap Battle – Monday, December 9, 10:00PM Show More
- Lights,Camera,Wraption (Season 1/Episode 6)
The remaining four wrappers face each other on the final round.
- NBC “SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” “SEATTLE SEAHAWKS AT LOS ANGELES RAMS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/08/2019 (08:15PM – 11:30PM) (Sunday) : Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams
Seattle Seahawks (10-2) at Los Angeles Rams (7-5). From Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Seahawks look for their sixth straight win to keep the top spot in the NFC West as they visit a Rams team fighting to remain in the NFC Wild Card race.
- NBC “THE VOICE” “LIVE SEMI-FINAL TOP 8 PERFORMANCES” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/09/2019 (08:00PM – 10:01PM) (Monday) : “The Voice” Top 8 artists perform in front of coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. This week’s theme is “80’s Week.” The artists will perform duets of songs from the 80’s. Carson Daly (“TODAY Show”) hosts. TV-PG L
- NBC “MAKING IT” “WORK AND PLAY” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/09/2019 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : In the Faster Craft, the Makers are tasked with transforming an ordinary cake from the grocery store into an extraordinary confection using candy and different cake decorating materials. And in the Master Craft, Amy and Nick take the makers to the office when they must decorate a boring cubicle and turn it into an inspirational workspace. TV-PG
- NBC “ELLEN’S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS” “ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS JENNIFER ANISTON” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/10/2019 (08:00PM – 09:01PM) (Tuesday) : Ellen DeGeneres kicks off a new holiday tradition packed with heartwarming surprises on “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways.” Everyday deserving people from around the country and in-studio audience members will never see it coming as Ellen DeGeneres presents spectacular gifts and incredible prizes with the help of special guests Michelle Obama, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Michael B. Jordan, Jason Momoa, Sterling K. Brown and Chrissy Teigen, Steph & Ayesha Curry and more. TV-PG
- NBC “THE VOICE” “LIVE SEMI-FINAL TOP 8 ELIMINATIONS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/10/2019 (09:01PM – 10:01PM) (Tuesday) : In the live semi-final results show, three artists will be revealed as safe by America’s votes. After these finalists are revealed, the bottom two artists will be eliminated, while the middle three artists will compete in the Instant Save for the last spot in the finale. Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani star as the celebrity panel of coaches and Carson Daly (“TODAY Show”) hosts. TV-PG L
- NBC “MAKING IT” “HOPES AND DREAMS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/10/2019 (10:01PM – 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : The Makers will create a piggy bank in the form of the very item they are saving for. Then in the Master Craft, they’ll tap into their inner child to design a fun and unique bedroom any kid would enjoy. TV-PG
- NBC “ELLEN’S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS” “I SAW MOMMY KISSING ROBERT DOWNEY JR.” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/11/2019 (08:00PM – 09:01PM) (Wednesday) : Ellen DeGeneres kicks off a new holiday tradition packed with heartwarming surprises on “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways.” Everyday deserving people from around the country and in-studio audience members will never see it coming as Ellen DeGeneres presents spectacular gifts and incredible prizes with the help of special guests Michelle Obama, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Michael B. Jordan, Jason Momoa, Sterling K. Brown and Chrissy Teigen, Steph & Ayesha Curry and more. TV-PG
- NBC “MAKING IT” “A SHED HACK STAYCATION – YOU MADE IT!” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/11/2019 (09:01PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : Makers must transform an ordinary tool shed into a dream destination, a space representing their ideal vacation get-away. It’s a good old-fashioned Shed Hack, “Staycation” style. TV-PG
- NBC “MAKING IT” “YOU MADE IT!” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/11/2019 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : FINALE – In the last Faster Craft of the season, the final 3 Makers must create a three-dimensional party invitation that celebrates a unique occasion for a loved one. Then for the Master Craft they’ll have to design that exact party. The person who wins will be crowned Master Maker by Nick and Amy. TV-PG
- NBC “ELLEN’S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS” “JOLLY OL’ ST. TIMBERLAKE” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/12/2019 (08:00PM – 09:01PM) (Thursday) : Ellen DeGeneres kicks off a new holiday tradition packed with heartwarming surprises on “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways.” Everyday deserving people from around the country and in-studio audience members will never see it coming as Ellen DeGeneres presents spectacular gifts and incredible prizes with the help of special guests Michelle Obama, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Michael B. Jordan, Jason Momoa, Sterling K. Brown and Chrissy Teigen, Steph & Ayesha Curry and more. TV-PG
- NBC “SPECIALS” “A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS WITH JOHN AND CHRISSY” Show More
- 12/12/2019 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Thursday) : John Legend and Chrissy Teigen celebrate the season of joy and laughter alongside the couple’s family and talented celebrity friends; Legend performs a selection of songs from his 2018 holiday album “A Legendary Christmas.” TV-PG
- NBC “DATELINE” “FR2912” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/13/2019 (09:00PM – 11:00PM) (Friday) : TBA
- TBS The Misery Index – Tuesday, December 10, 10:30PM Show More
- Check Out This Sucker!
Which of the Tenderloins’ moms came out to witness a doctor retrieving a live animal from a nose. Will a fart professional or someone caught before the act become the master of misery and get a shot at the $30,000 grand prize.
- TBS Full Frontal With Samantha Bee – Wednesday, December 11, 10:30PM Show More
- Season 4 / Episode 30
- USA Network WWE Monday Night Raw Live – Monday, December 9, 8:00 Show More
- 12-09-2019 (Season 28/Episode 11)
From Greenville, S.C.
- USA Network WWE NXT – Wednesday, December 11, 8:00PM Show More
- 12-11-2019 (Season 13/Episode 13)
Showcasing WWE’s up-and-coming hopefuls as they battle to show they’ve got what it takes.
- USA Network WWE NXT – Wednesday, December 11, 10:08PM Show More
- NXT Brooklyn
An unprecedented peek behind the curtain at Brooklyn’s premiere NXT TakeOver event.
- USA Network Temptation Island – Thursday, December 12, 10:01PM Show More
- Final Bonfire – Part 1 (Season 2/Episode 10)
Part 1. The couples reunite at their final bonfire to make the most important decision of their lives.
- ABC The Good Doctor: Claire (12/9)(Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/07/19) Show More
- DR. CLAIRE BROWN IS JUST TRYING TO KEEP IT ALL IN BALANCE ON ABC’S ‘THE GOOD DOCTOR’ Promo
‘House’ Alumni Robert Sean Leonard Guest Stars
“Claire” – Dr. Claire Brown faces complications at home and at work as she prepares to lead her first surgery. Meanwhile, a sports fishing accident challenges the rest of the staff as they look to treat the fisherman’s (Robert Sean Leonard) injuries without damaging his prize catch on “The Good Doctor,” MONDAY, DEC. 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-14, D) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/07/19) Guest starring is Sharon Leal as Breeze Browne, Michelle Reynolds as Kyla-Drew and Robert Sean Leonard as Shamus O’Malley.
“Claire” was written by Liz Friedman and Tracy Taylor, and directed by Allison Lidi-Brown.
- ABC Special: Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (12/12)(Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/29/18) Show More
- ‘OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE’ AIRS THURSDAY, DEC. 12 Promo
“Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” will air THURSDAY, DEC. 12 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG) The featurette includes four original songs and the beloved characters (and cast) who won over audiences worldwide in the 2013 Oscar(R)-winning feature, “Frozen,” the top-grossing animated film of all time. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/29/18)
In “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” Olaf (voice of Josh Gad) teams up with Sven on a merry mission. It’s the first holiday season since the gates reopened and Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) and Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel) 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.”
- ABC Special: Toy Story That Time Forgot. (12/12)(Rebroadcast. OAD 12/02/14) Show More
- PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS SPECIAL FOR TELEVISION ‘TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT’ AIRS THURSDAY, DEC. 12, ON ABC Promo
Tom Hanks and Tim Allen Reprise Their Roles as Woody and Buzz
Pixar Animation Studios presents “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” featuring your favorite characters from the “Toy Story” films, airing THURSDAY, DEC. 12 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-G) During a post-Christmas play date, the “Toy Story” gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It’s all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie’s room in this “Toy Story That Time Forgot.” (Rebroadcast. OAD 12/02/14)
- ABC The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live! (12/14)(Rebroadcast.OAD: 11/5/19) Show More
- ABC TO REBROADCAST THE SPECTACULAR LIVE PERFORMANCE OF ‘THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY PRESENTS THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE!,’ SATURDAY, DEC. 14 Promo
“The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!” honors the 30th anniversary of the beloved animated classic through a never-before-seen hybrid format that takes viewers on a magical adventure under the sea with live musical performances interwoven into the broadcast of the original feature film. The live musical event features beautifully intricate sets and costumes by three-time Emmy(R) Award-winning designer, Zaldy, with music from the original animated film and the Tony Award(R)-nominated Broadway stage version, originally composed by eight-time Oscar(R)-winning composer, Alan Menken. Howard Ashman’s iconic film lyrics are also showcased, while lyricist for the Broadway adaptation, Glenn Slater, contributes to the star-studded spectacular as well. Joining this all-star creative team are choreographers Nick Florez and RJ Durrell, who recently completed work on P!nk’s The Beautiful Trauma World Tour. “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!” airs SATURDAY, DEC. 14 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/5/19)
- ABC 20/20: TBA (12/14)(Rebroadcast.) Show More
- Airing Saturday, December 14, 2019 (10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST) on the ABC Television Network: (West Coast only)” (Repeat) – TBA
- CBS BULL – Monday, Dec. 9 Show More
- BULL FEARS HIS CLIENT’S FAMILY TIES WILL NEGATIVELY IMPACT THE JURY WHEN TAC REPRESENTS THE YOUNG HEIR OF AN INFAMOUS CRIME FAMILY, ON A REBROADCAST OF “BULL,” MONDAY, DEC. 9 Promo
“The Good One” – Bull fears that his client’s family ties will negatively impact the jury when TAC represents the seemingly innocent young heir, Connor McCandless (Garrett Foster), of an infamous crime family on trial for murder with his brother. As the trial begins, Bull aims to convince his client to sever his trial from his brother’s, which would pit the siblings against each other in court, on a rebroadcast of BULL, Monday, Dec. 9 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 4/29/19.)
WRITTEN BY: Travis Donnelly & Steven Paul Martinez
DIRECTED BY: Dennis Smith
- THE NCIS TEAM’S HOLIDAY PLANS ARE PUT ON HOLD WHEN THE MURDER INVESTIGATION OF A NAVY VETERAN INCLUDES THE DISCOVERY OF A NEWBORN BABY WITH NO IDENTIFICATION, ON A REBROADCAST OF “NCIS,” TUESDAY, DEC. 10 Promo
“What Child Is This?” – The team’s holiday plans are put on hold when the murder investigation of a Navy veteran includes the discovery of a newborn baby who has no identification and no apparent ties to a family, on a rebroadcast of NCIS, Tuesday, Dec. 10 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 12/11/18.)
WRITTEN BY: Scott Williams
DIRECTED BY: Michael Zinberg
- CBS FBI -Tuesday, Dec. 10 Show More
- OA AND MAGGIE TEAM UP WITH THE FUGITIVES DEPARTMENT OF THE FBI TO TAKE DOWN ONE OF AMERICA’S TOP 10 MOST WANTED CRIMINALS, ON A REBROADCAST OF “FBI,” TUESDAY, DEC. 10 Promo
Guest Stars Include, Julian McMahon as FBI Agent Jess Lacroix; Kellan Lutz as FBI Agent Crosby; Roxy Sternberg as FBI Agent Sheryll Barnes; Keisha Castle-Hughes as FBI Analyst Hana Gibson; Nathanial Arcand as FBI Agent Clinton Skye; and Alana De La Garza as Assistant Agent in Charge Isobel Castille
“Most Wanted” – OA and Maggie team up with members of the FBI’s Fugitives Department to track down a person wanted for murder who is also on America’s top 10 most wanted list, on a rebroadcast of FBI, Tuesday, Dec. 10 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Guest stars include Julian McMahon as FBI Agent Jess Lacroix; Kellan Lutz as FBI Agent Crosby; Roxy Sternberg as FBI Agent Sheryll Barnes; Keisha Castle-Hughes as FBI Analyst Hana Gibson; Nathanial Arcand as FBI Agent Clinton Skye; and Alana De La Garza as Assistant Agent in Charge Isobel Castille. (Originally broadcast 4/2/19.)
WRITTEN BY: René Balcer
DIRECTED BY: Fred Berner
- CBS NCIS: NEW ORLEANS – Tuesday, Dec. 10 Show More
- PRIDE IS GIVEN A SERIES OF TASKS TO COMPLETE BY UNKNOWN ASSAILANTS WHO ARE HOLDING WADE AND HIS FATHER HOSTAGE, ON A REBROADCAST OF “NCIS: NEW ORLEANS,” TUESDAY, DEC. 10 Promo
Stacy Keach Guest Stars as Cassius Pride, Pride’s Father
“Tick Tock” – While on a sunrise jog, Pride is grabbed by two masked men who order him to complete a series of tasks in order to save Wade and his father, Cassius Pride (Stacy Keach), who are being held captive, on a rebroadcast of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, Tuesday, Dec. 10 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 12/11/18.)
WRITTEN BY: Christopher Silber
DIRECTED BY: Stacey K. Black
- CBS BLUE BLOODS – Friday, Dec. 13 Show More
- ERIN AND FRANK CLASH OVER NEW LEGISLATION FROM THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE THAT UNDERMINES HIS POLICIES, ON A REBROADCAST OF “BLUE BLOODS,” FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Promo
“Stirring the Pot” – Erin and Frank clash over new legislation from the district attorney’s office that undermines Frank’s policies. Also, Erin is at odds with Governor Mendez (David Zayas) over questionable sex-trafficking laws; Danny risks his badge to protect a friend from losing his; and an accident on the job forces Jamie to question whether he’s ready to be a sergeant, on BLUE BLOODS, Friday, Dec. 13 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
WRITTEN BY: Ian Biederman
DIRECTED BY: Robert Harmom
- CBS RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER – Saturday, Dec. 14 Show More
- THE CLASSIC HOLIDAY SPECIAL “RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER,” TO BE REBROADCAST SATURDAY, DEC. 14 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK Promo
The navigational prowess of “the most famous reindeer of all” will again illuminate Santa Claus’s way into the Christmas season, on a rebroadcast of RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, Saturday, Dec. 14 (8:00-9:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast on CBS 12/8/72, after an eight-year run on another network.)
The special, narrated by Burl Ives, who is also heard as the voice of Sam the Snowman, is a musical story based on the popular song of the same title by Johnny Marks. It recounts the tale of a shy reindeer whose Christmas spirit is dampened because his shiny nose has made him the laughing stock of all Christmasville.
Pursued by an Abominable Snow Monster, inhabitants of Christmasville flee to the island of Misfit Toys in the Arctic wilderness where Yukon Cornelius, a prospector they meet along the way, comes to their rescue. Returning to Christmasville, they learn that bad weather may cause Christmas to be canceled. But Rudolph’s headlight – his illuminated nose – saves the “foggy Christmas Eve” by serving as a beacon to guide Santa’s sleigh.
- CBS FROSTY THE SNOWMAN – Saturday, Dec. 14 Show More
- “FROSTY THE SNOWMAN,” NARRATED BY JIMMY DURANTE, TO BE REBROADCAST SATURDAY, DEC. 14, ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK Promo
Frosty, that “jolly, happy soul” whose old silk hat full of magic has turned him into a musical Christmas legend, once again demonstrates his unique showmanship in FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, the popular animated musical special narrated by Jimmy Durante, to be rebroadcast Saturday, Dec. 14 (9:00-9:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 12/07/69.)
Comedian Jackie Vernon provides the voice of Frosty in the Christmas fable, originally broadcast Dec. 7, 1969 on the Network. The special, based on the popular song of the same title by Jack Rollins and Steve Nelson about the happy-go-lucky snowman with the “corncob pipe, a button nose and two eyes made out of coal,” features Billy De Wolfe as the voice of the villainous Professor Hinkle, a magician whose stovepipe hat transforms the lifeless snow figure into an enchanting song-and-dance man.
Pursued by the hatless professor and rising temperatures, Frosty sets off for the North Pole to keep from melting. En route, the indomitable snowman weathers a whirl of adventures and overcomes the threat of evaporation.
- CBS FROSTY RETURNS – Saturday, Dec. 14 Show More
- “FROSTY RETURNS,” NARRATED BY JONATHAN WINTERS, WITH JOHN GOODMAN AS THE VOICE OF FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, TO BE REBROADCAST SATURDAY, DEC. 14, ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK Promo
The Voices of Comedians Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin and Brian Doyle-Murray Are Also Heard in the Animated Special from Executive Producer Lorne Michaels
The magic still in his old silk hat, the holiday season’s perennially popular original dancing snowman continues his adventures and skates on the edge of danger in the animated musical special FROSTY RETURNS, to be rebroadcast Saturday, Dec. 14 (9:31-10:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 12/01/95.)
Jonathan Winters is the narrator, with John Goodman as the voice of Frosty. Other voices are provided by comedians Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin and Brian Doyle-Murray.
The first winter storm of the season brings the magical Frosty to the snow-covered town of Beansborough just as a new invention, a snow-removal spray called Summer Wheeze, is being introduced on the market. Not only does Summer Wheeze de-ice the town’s annual Winter Carnival, it also threatens Frosty’s very existence.
- FOX THE MASKED SINGER – Saturday, Dec. 14 Show More
- ALL REMAINING CELEBRITIES HIT THE STAGE ON A SPECIAL ENCORE OF THE “THE MASKED SINGER” SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, ON FOX
The Season Finale of THE MASKED SINGER Airs Next Wednesday, Dec. 18, on FOX!
In the first hour, six remaining masked singers take on some of their most exciting performances yet, as they all come together for the first time. In the second hour, the remaining five masked celebrities compete for a spot in the finals. Two will be unmasked, leaving three finalists to compete in the season finale. Host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke attempt to guess the identities of fully costumed Hollywood stars as they battle in TV’s biggest singing competition. Collectively, all of the Season Two undercover celebrities have amassed 69 Emmy Award nominations, 42 Grammy Award nominations, 22 Broadway shows, three New York Times Best Sellers and two have been named TIME magazine’s Most Influential People. Three celebrities will be revealed in a special encore of the “A Pain in the Mask / Two Masks Take It Off: Holiday Semi-Finals” episodes of THE MASKED SINGER airing Saturday, Dec. 14 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MS-211/MS-212) (TV-14 D, L)
- FOX GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK – Saturday, Dec. 14 Show More
- “GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK” – (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
GORDON RAMSAY REVAMPS CATFISH CABIN IN MEMPHIS, TN ON “GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK” SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, ON FOX
Gordon Ramsay’s “Hell On Wheels” travels to Catfish Cabin, a traditional southern-style restaurant located in Memphis, TN. After intense investigation and surveillance, Chef Ramsay and his crew find a passionate, but fragmented team, whose feuding is bringing down the entire restaurant’s morale. Ramsay will try to bring this failing restaurant back from the brink of disaster – all in just 24 hours. As the clock ticks down, Ramsay and his team transform this restaurant with a spectacular renovation, a fresh new menu and hope for the future in the “Catfish Cabin” episode of GORDON RAMSAY’S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK airing Saturday, Dec. 14 (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) on FOX. (HRS-204) (TV-14 L)
- NBC “SPECIALS” “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: HOMECOMING” REPEAT Show More
- 12/14/2019 (08:00PM – 08:30PM) (Saturday) Promo : New animated special features the return of Jay Baruchel as the voice of Hiccup, America Ferrera as Astrid, Gerard Butler as Stoick, Craig Ferguson as Gobber and Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Fishlegs. When Hiccup and Toothless begin sharing stories of their special relationship with their respective families as they prepare for the Snoggletog Festival, it quickly becomes clear that the new generation of Vikings don’t remember the bond between dragon and human. This leads Hiccup to make a plan to celebrate dragons with a grand holiday pageant reminding everyone in New Berk that dragons and humans are forever bonded. TV-PG V
- NBC “SPECIALS” “DREAMWORKS TROLLS HOLIDAY” Show More
- 12/14/2019 (08:30PM – 09:00PM) (Saturday) Promo : When the eternally optimistic Poppy, queen of the Trolls, learns that the Bergens no longer have any holidays on their calendar, she enlists the help of Branch and the rest of the gang on a mission to fix something that the Bergens don’t think is broken. The returning cast includes your favorites – Anna Kendrick as “Poppy,” Justin Timberlake as “Branch,” Zooey Deschanel as “Bridget,” Christopher Mintz-Plasse as “King Gristle Jr.,” James Corden as “Biggie,” Ron Funches as “Cooper,” Icona Pop’s Caroline Hjelt as “Chenille” and Aino Jawo as “Satin,” Kunal Nayyar as “Guy Diamond,” Walt Dohrn as “Cloud Guy,” “Smidge,” and “Fuzzbert,” and Kevin Michael Richardson as the narrator. TV-PG L
- NBC “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” “VINTAGE” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/14/2019 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Saturday) : TV-14 – TBA
- These TV shows come out on DVD December 10: “The Curse of Oak Island – Seasons 1-6”; “Death in Paradise – Season 8”; “Doc Martin – Series 9”; “Family Guy – Season 17″; “Father Brown – Season 7”; “Gunsmoke – Season 16”; “Gunsmoke – Season 17”; “The High Chaparral – Season 4”; “The Loudest Voice – Miniseries”; “The Orville – Season 2”; “Suits – Season 9”; “Suits – Complete Series”; “Twin Peaks – From Z TO A” (Blu-ray only) and “Ultra Seven – Complete Series.”
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