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- ABC The Rookie: Breakdown (12/12) Show More
- “Breakdown” – Desperate to break free from his connection to Elijah, Wesley tries to plant a listening device in his office to incriminate him. Meanwhile, Officer Bradford and his sister, Genny, learn an unsettling truth about their father on an all-new episode of “The Rookie,” SUNDAY, DEC. 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.
Guest starring is Zayne Emory as Henry Nolan, Brent Huff as Officer Smitty, Enver Gjokaj as Donovan Town, Dylan Conrique as Tamara Colins, Brandon Jay McLaren as Elijah Stone, and Peyton List as Gennifer “Genny” Bradford.
“Breakdown” was written by Alexi Hawley and directed by Chi-Yoon Chung. Promo
- ABC Queens: God’s Plan (12/14) Show More
- “God’s Plan” – When tragedy strikes the group, the ladies take a moment to reflect on the beginning stages of their friendship in the early ‘90s when a young Brianna, Naomi and Jill first met. Inseparable and determined to make their musical dreams a reality, the girls recognize their common goal of solidifying the decades-long bond that carries through to present-day on an all-new episode of “Queens,” TUESDAY, DEC. 14 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.
Musical performances include “Teen Queens” performed by Rosie Kati, Teshi Thomas and Olivia P. Bucknor; and “Until My Final Breath” by Brandy, written by Ruby Amanfu.
Guest starring is Jadakiss as himself, Emerson Brooks as Darren, Gayle Samuels as Renee Robinson, Elaine Del Valle as Rosie, Kati Ture as Young Brianna, Teshi Thomas as Young Naomi, Olivia P. Bucknor as Young Jill and Adam Fristoe as Detective Martin Wilson.
“God’s Plan” was written by Heather Mitchell and directed by Stacey Muhammad. Promo
- ABC Station 19: All I Want For Christmas Is You (12/16) Show More
- “All I Want For Christmas Is You” – It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the firefighters have their hands full responding to a number of crises throughout Seattle. Putting aside their differences and personal drama, they come together to try and achieve a Christmas miracle on this all-new episode of “Station 19,” THURSDAY, DEC. 16 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Promo
- “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” – The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial celebrate the holidays; Hamilton and Meredith prepare for a milestone on their project; Link wants to spend the holiday with Amelia and Scout as a family; Schmitt is faced with a difficult decision during surgery on an all-new episode of “Grey’s Anatomy,” THURSDAY, DEC. 16 (9:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on ABC. Promo
- ABC Big Sky: The End Has No End (12/16) Show More
- “The End Has No End” – Jenny and Cassie trade stories on recent run-ins with Tonya, leading Cassie to confront her about working for Ren. Having left the ranch—and Wolf—behind him, Ronald revels in his newfound freedom, but old habits threaten to derail his plans. Elsewhere, the kids receive advice from an unlikely source, Travis is finally honest with Jenny and, later, Cassie receives devastating news on the winter finale of “Big Sky,” THURSDAY, DEC. 16 (10:01-11:01 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.
“The End Has No End” was written by Dominique A. Holmes and directed by Jeff T. Thomas. Promo
- Acorn TV THE LARKINS – Monday, December 13 Show More
- Dive into winter with the cozy, British, family-oriented period drama, The Larkins, premiering Monday, December 13, exclusively on Acorn TV, AMC Networks’ acclaimed streamer devoted to British and international television. The first two episodes of this UK ratings hit will debut December 13, with later episodes to follow weekly on Mondays through January 17th, 2022. Set in the late 1950s, this exciting new adaptation of H.E. Bates’ classic novel “The Darling Buds of May” follows the golden-hearted wheeler dealer Pop Larkin (Bradley Walsh, Law & Order UK, Doctor Who) and his wife Ma (Joanna Scanlan, Getting On, No Offence), together with their six children, including the beautiful Mariette (Sabrina Bartlett, Bridgerton, Victoria), as they bask in their idyllic and beautiful patch of paradise in Kent. Each episode contains a story of the week concerning their personal family sagas, and the politics of their village life alongside series arc stories. With an endless supply of delicious, hearty meals alongside the odd cocktail or two, the Larkins are always happy to share what they have with others, though it’s sometimes obtained by unusual means! Sadly, their good heartedness is not always shared by certain members of the local community and village gossip about the family is often rife. Promo
- AMC+ FIREBITE – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- AMC+ released today first-look images from its highly original vampire fantasy series Firebite, which is set to premiere Thursday, December 16 on the premium streaming bundle. The eight-episode series, rolling out with new episodes every Thursday, stars Yael Stone (Orange is the New Black), Rob Collins (Cleverman, Extraction), Callan Mulvey (Avengers: End Game) and Indigenous Australian star Shantae Barnes-Cowan. An AMC Studios original production with See-Saw Films, Firebite takes a new spin on the vampire genre, following two Indigenous Australian hunters, Tyson (Collins) and Shanika (Barnes-Cowan), on their quest to battle the last colony of vampires in the middle of the South Australian desert. Created, directed and written by Australia’s most celebrated Indigenous auteur voice, Warwick Thornton (Samson and Delilah, Sweet Country) alongside Brendan Fletcher (Mad Bastards), with Tony Krawitz (The Tall Man, Dead Europe) joining as director, Firebite is set in a remote desert mining town, a hive for the last vampire stronghold shipped from Britain to Australia in 1788 by the colonial superpower to eradicate the Indigenous populations. Sheltering from the sun in the underground mines and tunnels that surround the town until the present day, the colony’s numbers and hunger is growing. War is coming. Tyson and Shanika stand vanguard to the war. But what hope does an expertly reckless man full of bravado and a 17-year-old orphan possibly have to defeat these vicious blood-thirsty parasites, when legions of warriors before them have failed? Promo
- AMC+ / Sundance Now CLOSE TO ME – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- The suspenseful six-part thriller Close To Me is making its US debut on Sundance Now and AMC+ on Thursday, December 16. New episodes are set to debut weekly with the finale premiering Thursday, January 20, 2022. Based on Amanda Reynold’s magnetic and unsettling novel of the same name, Close to Me follows Jo Harding (Connie Nielsen, Wonder Woman 1984, The Following, The Good Wife) a woman who seems to have it all, until a fall erases an entire year from her memory. As she struggles to piece events together, Jo discovers that her life wasn’t quite as perfect as she imagined and that someone will do all they can to keep a terrible secret from her.
- Amazon WITH LOVE – Friday, December 17 Show More
- Season One of the romantic comedy With Love will premiere Friday, December 17 on Prime Video, with the official first-look images out now. The five-episode Amazon Original series will be available exclusively in more than 240 countries and territories around the world. With Love is a one-hour romantic comedy, written and created by Gloria Calderón Kellett, that follows the Diaz siblings – Lily and Jorge – who are on a mission to find love and purpose. Each of the five episodes, set during a different holiday throughout the year, follows Lily, Jorge, and the Diaz family over the course of 12 months as they experience the highs and lows of life during some of the most heightened days of the year. Promo
- BET House of Payne – Tuesday, December 14, 8:00PM Show More
- “A Little Discipline” – Miranda demands answers when Calvin leaves their son alone with Laura for the first time, and things don’t go very well. Malik has a hard time with a job offer from a company leader he believes to be a bigot. Promo
- BET Assisted Living – Tuesday December 14, 8:30PM Show More
- “Pleasant Days Got Talent” Promo – A talent show reveals to residents of Pleasant Day parts of themselves and their relationships they need to work on and fix.
- BET The Oval – Tuesday, December 14, 9:00PM Show More
- “Checkmate” – Donald is done pretending with Lilly, and when she doesn’t give him the intel he asks for about Bobby, Donald unleashes a command he can’t take back. Promo
- BET Games People Play – Tuesday, December 14, 10:00PM Show More
- “Truth and Consequences” – Kareem tries his hardest to reconcile with family, but things may not be quite as they seem. Laila is faced with a difficult decision to keep hiding or rise-up and confront her past. Marques starts inching close to the answer he’s been looking for.
- BET Sistas – Wednesday, December 15, 9:00PM Show More
- “Curve Balls” airs on Wednesday, December 15, at 9 PM ET/PT– The aftermath of a slip up causes life altering decisions to be made. Promo
- BET Twenties – Wednesday, December 15, 10:00PM Show More
- “How Do You Feel?” – Hattie and the gang attend Hattie’s father’s comedy show. Here, Hattie learns new things about herself and her father, Marie finds comfort in being alone, and Nia builds her relationship with Vanessa. Promo
- CBS A CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL – Sunday, December 12 Show More
- A CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL (8:30-10:30 PM, ET/8:00-10:00 PM, PT)
A down-on-her-luck chef, Maria Winters (Jessica Camacho), who dreams of starting her own line of food trucks, agrees to pose as the girlfriend of a hotshot Seattle attorney, Julian Diaz (Adam Rodriguez), visiting his family for Christmas, to help him prove he’s the ideal candidate to take over the family firm. But their business arrangement is complicated by the magic of the season as real sparks begin to fly. Promo
- CBS FBI – Tuesday, December 14 Show More
- AFTER RINA IS CRITICALLY WOUNDED, THE TEAM DISCOVERS THAT THE VENGEFUL VARGAS ORCHESTRATED THE SHOOTING AND IS TARGETING THE REST OF THE TEAM AND THEIR LOVED ONES, ON “FBI,” TUESDAY, DEC. 14
“Unfinished Business” – After Rina is critically wounded while heading to work with Jubal, the team makes the chilling discovery that a vengeful Vargas (David Zayas) orchestrated the shooting from behind bars and continues to target the rest of their team and their loved ones, on the CBS Original series FBI, Tuesday, Dec. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*.
STORY BY: Joe Halpin & J. F. Halpin
DIRECTED BY: Alex Chapple Promo
- CBS FBI: MOST WANTED – Tuesday, December 14 Show More
- WHILE HOLIDAY SHOPPING WITH THEIR FAMILIES, BARNES AND JESS ARE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF A MALL SHOOTING WITH THE EXITS RIGGED SO NO ONE CAN ESCAPE, ON “FBI: MOST WANTED,” TUESDAY, DEC. 14
“Run-Hide-Fight” – While holiday shopping, Barnes and Jess are caught in the middle of a mall shooting, with the exits rigged so no one can escape. Also, Gaines, Hana and Ortiz try to help from the outside, knowing their team’s family members are inside and at risk, on the CBS Original series FBI: MOST WANTED, Tuesday, Dec. 14 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*.
WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth Rinehart
DIRECTED BY: Ken Girotti Promo
- The CW All American – Monday, December 13 Show More
- “Prom Night” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
TRADITIONS – The gang is ready to celebrate prom together, but Spencer (Daniel Ezra) finds himself fixing a mistake made by his teammates that could have some major consequences. Olivia (Samantha Logan) struggles with how to connect with her sponsee, and making her take her sobriety seriously. Coop (Bre-Z) bails on prom prep with Patience (Chelsea Tavares) to help Amina (guest star Ella Simone Tabu) once again. Meanwhile, Asher (Cody Christian) finds himself spending his prom night a little different than expected, and Layla (Greta Onieogou) gets some sage advice from Jordan (Michael Evans Jordan). Ryan Zaragoza directed the episode written by Micah Cyrus & Carrie Gutenberg. (#407). Original airdate 12/13/2021. Promo
- The CW 4400 – Monday, December 13 Show More
- “The Kaminski Experiment” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DV) (HDTV)
RUN – Logan’s (Cory Jeacoma) adjustment to Shanice’s (Brittany Adebumola) return has been harder than he let on, meanwhile, Rev (Derrick A. King) is beginning to see the light. Mildred (Autumn Best) lets her emotions get the better of her, possibly endangering the rest of the 4400. The series also stars Joseph David-Jones, TL Thompson, Ireon Roach, Jaye Ladymore, Khailah Johnson and AMARR. Janice Cooke directed the episode written by Taylor Townsend (#108). Original airdate 12/13/2021. Promo
- “Armageddon, Part 5” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
THE EXCITING CONCLUSION TO THE FIVE PART ARMAGEDDON EVENT BRINGS THE RETURN OF MIA QUEEN – The conclusion to Armageddon presents an opportunity for The Flash (Grant Gustin) to end his lifelong battle with Reverse Flash (guest star Tom Cavanagh) for good, but the payoff could be too much for Barry and team to handle. Meanwhile, Mia Queen (guest star Katherine McNamara) drops in from the future looking to save a lost loved one, and she won’t let anything stand in her way. Menhaj Huda directed the episode written by Kristen Kim (#805). Original airdate 12/14/2021. Promo
- The CW Riverdale – Tuesday, December 14 Show More
- “Chapter One Hundred: The Jughead Paradox” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV- 14, DLV) (HDTV)
100th EPISODE – Unnerved by a series of strange happenings around him, Jughead’s (Cole Sprouse) quest for answers leads him to uncover the truth about Rivervale. KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Madelaine Petsch, Mädchen Amick, Casey Cott, Vanessa Morgan, Charles Melton, Erinn Westbrook and Drew Ray Tanner also star. Gabriel Correa directed the episode written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (#605). Original airdate 12/14/2021. Promo
- “I Can’t Be the One to Stop You” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
DIDN’T SEE THAT COMING – Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) finds herself involved in a game of cat and mouse as Lizzie (Jenny Boyd) sets out to make things right. Josie (Kaylee Bryant) has a heart-to-heart with Finch (guest star Courtney Bandeko). Alaric (Matthew Davis), Landon (Aria Shahghasemi), and Ted (guest star Ben Geurens) get a surprising result from their quest. Meanwhile, MG (Quincy Fouse), Jed (Ben Levin) and Cleo (Onomo Okojie) handle matters back at The Salvatore School. Chris Lee and Leo Howard also star. Morenike Joela Evans directed the episode written by Benjamin Raab & Deric A. Hughes (#405). Original airdate 12/16/2021. Promo
- Disney+ HAWKEYE – Wednesday, December 15 Show More
- Episode 5 – “Ronin” A fallout nearly derails their partnership, but Kate makes a discovery that changes everything. Promo
- Epix Condor – Sunday, December 12, 9:00PM Show More
- Not Necessarily to Lose
Life changes forever when things do not go as Joe planned. Kat has to choose a side.
- FXX IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA – Wednesday, December 15, 10:00PM Show More
- The Gang Goes To Ireland
The Gang’s in Dublin! Dennis longs for a charming, authentic European experience, but ends up helping Frank with some of his business’s “dirty work.” Mac and Charlie learn about their Irish heritage. Dee rushes to the set of an Irish soap opera, where she will play the role of “Obnoxious American MILF.” Written by Rob McElhenney & Charlie Day & Glenn Howerton and directed by Megan Ganz.
The Gang’s Still In Ireland
Dennis and Dee explore their new accommodations in the countryside; Frank accompanies Charlie to find the truth about Charlie’s Irish childhood pen pal; Mac has an identity crisis and decides to join the seminary. Written by Rob McElhenney & Charlie Day & Glenn Howerton and directed by Megan Ganz. Promo
- GAC Family WHEN HOPE CALLS – Saturday, December 18, 8:00PM Show More
- A Country Christmas, Part 1 & Part 2 – GAC Family today announced season two of the hit series “When Hope Calls” will premiere exclusively on the network this holiday season. Lori Loughlin (“When Calls the Heart,” “Fuller House”) is set to guest star in the original series reprising the role of her beloved TV character, Abigail Stanton. The two-part premiere titled “When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas” debuts Saturday, December 18. The announcement was made today by Bill Abbott, President & CEO of GAC Media. GAC Family (formerly Great American Country) launched on September 27 under the tagline “Stories Well Told” and features family-friendly, holiday-themed movies and series that celebrate American culture, lifestyle and heritage. Promo
- Hallmark Movie Channel SISTER SWAP: CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY – Sunday, December 12, 8:00PM Show More
- Meg Swift comes to Salt Lake City from her hometown in Hazelwood to see her sister Jennifer, who runs a local restaurant in town. Still feeling the effects of losing their Uncle Dave, a change of scenery and a project to dive into is just what she needs. When Jennifer and her teenage son, Simon, return to Hazelwood home for a pre-holiday visit with their family, Meg offers to help Jennifer’s staff prepare for a competition among local restaurants that awards the winner money for the charity of its choice. As effusive Meg works alongside the more reserved Joe, the restaurant’s manager, the two find their differences are what make them a great team. Swapping cities with her sister leads Meg to her next chapter and also just might bring her an unexpected romance. Promo
- Hallmark Movie Channel CHRISTMAS HOUSE 2, THE: DECK THOSE HALLS – Saturday, December 18, 8:00PM Show More
- The Mitchell brothers compete to see who can create the best Christmas House. Promo
- Hallmark Movie Channel CHRISTMAS FOR KEEPS – Saturday, December 18, 9:00PM Show More
- At Christmastime, a close-knit group of childhood friends returns home after 10 years to take part in the celebration of life of their beloved high school teacher. Written by Nikki Deloach and Megan McNulty. Promo
- HBO SUCCESSION – Sunday, December 12, 9:00PM Show More
- All the Bells Say
Matsson’s vision for the business leads Shiv and Roman to manage the fallout, while Logan weighs his options. Promo
- HBO INSECURE – Sunday, December 12, 10:00PM Show More
- Choices, Okay?!
At a crossroads in her career, Issa weighs the pros and cons of two viable paths while simultaneously contemplating an important personal next step. Meanwhile, Molly spends an overwhelming day getting her parents’ estate plan in order. Promo
- What Have I Done?
Larry does damage control to remain in Irma’s good graces while encouraging Leon to monetize his knack for husbandly counsel. Promo
- HBO LANDSCAPERS – Monday, December 13, 9:00PM Show More
- Episode 2
As the investigation into the Mansfield double murder continues, Susan and Chris’s past is revealed and secrets emerge. Promo
- HBO Max STATION ELEVEN – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- A post-apocalyptic saga spanning multiple timelines, this limited drama series tells the stories of survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what’s been lost. STATION ELEVEN is based on the international bestseller of the same name by Emily St. John Mandel. Promo
- ION A NEW LEASE ON CHRISTMAS – Sunday, December 12, 8:00PM Show More
- A single real estate agent (Clair Coffee, Grimm, Lincoln Rhymes – Hunt for the Bone Collector) falls for a handsome coffee shop owner (George Stults, 7th Heaven) – only to discover that the job she just took requires her to evict him from his shop. Promo
- Lifetime PEOPLE PRESENTS: BLENDING CHRISTMAS – Sunday, December 12, 8:00PM Show More
- The Hacienda de la Sierra is Emma’s (Haylie Duff) favorite place to spend the holiday season and her boyfriend Liam (Aaron O’Connell) has been secretly planning to propose to her there, surrounded by both their families. Emma is delighted when she arrives to find the whole family bunch there. Of course, no holiday gathering is complete without drama, and soon the families are bickering over every detail! The added stress from trying to blend the two families eventually takes a toll on Emma and Liam, who start questioning their own relationship. Now just days before Christmas, the two families realize that they’re going to have to work together in order to reunite Emma and Liam! Blending Christmas also stars Beth Broderick, Christopher Knight, Greg Evigan, Mike Lookinland, Barry Williams, Susan Olsen, Robbie Rist, Telma Hopkins and Jennifer Elise Cox. Promo
- Lifetime MAPS AND MISTLETOE – Monday, December 13, 8:00PM Show More
- Emilia Martin (Humberly González), a cartographer of school maps, has plans for a cozy Christmas at home until her boss has a last-minute project for her, designing a novelty treasure map of the North Pole. Emilia decides to seek out the expertise of North Pole explorer Drew Campbell (Ronnie Rowe), who reluctantly agrees to help her. As the two work closely, they discover more than either of them ever expected. Promo
- Lifetime GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST – Tuesday, December 14, 8:00PM Show More
- Ellie (Annie Clark), a serial “ghoster” on dating apps, is told by a fortune teller that she must resolve her past and make amends with all of those she ghosted before Christmas, or she is destined to never find true love! Over the course of one week, she takes it upon herself to track down all the men she ghosted before the stroke of midnight on Christmas Eve and discovers love in the process.
- Lifetime THE ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS CAKE – Wednesday, December 15, 8:00PM Show More
- After recently losing her grandmother, Gwen (Erica Durance) is struggling to run their bakery, regain the Christmas spirit, and figure out her grandmother’s magical recipe for the town’s legendary Enchanted Christmas Cake. So, when a high-end chef comes to town to film a Christmas special, Gwen reluctantly agrees to help the producer Gavin (Robin Dunne) prepare for the shoot to help support the bakery. As sparks fly, will she discover that Gavin is the secret ingredient she was missing all along? Promo
- Lifetime CHRISTMAS BY CHANCE – Thursday, December 16, 8:00PM Show More
- Chance Charleswood (Winny Clarke) owns a struggling gift shop called “By Chance Gifts.” As the Christmas shopping season approaches, Chance is hired by William Richards (Jacob Blair), a wealthy and popular entrepreneur, to help him organize the perfect proposal for his girlfriend Leyla Brooks (Celeste Desjardins). When Chance needs to get closer to Leyla to find out what she likes, they devise a plan to have her attend their Christmas party as an old friend of the family. Chance and William continue to spend more time together with the hopes of devising the perfect proposal, but Leyla does not seem to be ready for marriage and each plan seems to fall apart. As Chance and William get to know each other more they begin to bring out the best in one another and are able to find their true selves along the way. Promo
- Lifetime MISTLETOE IN MONTANA – Friday, December 17, 8:00PM Show More
- Welcome to Paradise Ranch, where city slickers get to be cowboys and cowgirls. Merry (Melissa Joan Hart), who owns the ranch has been unlucky in love, but that’s about to change when a single father, Mark (Duane Henry), and his two kids book the ranch for Christmas week. Adventure is on the menu, the holiday spirit is everywhere, and love is in the air. Promo
- Lifetime TOYING WITH THE HOLIDAYS – Saturday, December 18, 8:00PM Show More
- Workaholic designer Danielle (Cindy Busby) returns to her hometown of Holly Pines for the holidays with her young son Paul with hopes to introduce him to some beloved holiday traditions, in particular the town’s North Pole Express train. Once home, she discovers that the North Pole Express has been sidelined. Determined to help, Danielle reconnects with her former high school classmate Kevin (Chad Michael Murray), now a hobbyist and model train enthusiast himself. Together, Danielle and Kevin attempt to pull off a Christmas miracle that would get the old North Pole Express running–and quite possibly give Danielle many reasons, one of them romantic, to consider staying in Holly Pines for good… Promo
- LMN TWISTED LITTLE LIES – Friday, December 17, 8:00PM Show More
- Brianna is a professor who is thrilled when her boyfriend, Nick, proposes. But her excitement fades as she learns of his relationship with his co-worker, Christina. Devastated, Brianna turns to the Internet, where she meets an intriguing man named William. The two quickly hit it off, but Brianna is shocked when she learns the man is her troubled student, Cooper, pretending to be an older man. Brianna rejects Cooper as soon as she learns who he really is, but he refuses to let Brianna go. His older sister, Christina, is too focused on her relationship with Nick to intervene with Cooper’s downward spiral. The rejection causes Cooper to orchestrate a revenge plot on Brianna that endangers another student. When Brianna, Christina, and Nick all realize how they’re connected, they must stop Cooper before he hurts anyone else. Jessica Morris, Melissa Archer, Ulyses Espinoza, Conlan Kisilewicz star. (2021) Promo
- LMN DEADLY GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT – Saturday, December 18, 8:00PM Show More
- Willa heads to her hometown for the holidays for the first time in years. She and her high school friends Naomi and Tia decide to hit the town for a girls’ night out. The fun is cut short when Naomi meets an untimely death. All signs point to apparent suicide, but Willa doesn’t believe this. Desperate to avenge their friend, Willa and Tia try to dig up any piece of evidence they can find. But with no real leads, they are left hopeless and worse, it appears someone doesn’t want Willa to keep searching. Now in danger, with the clock ticking down, Willa must find the truth before someone puts an end to her search–and maybe her life. Gina Vitori, René Ashton, James Hyde, Emma Jessop, Josh Murray star. (2021) Promo
- NBC “AMERICAN AUTO””PILOT” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/13/2021 (10:01PM – 10:30PM) (Monday) : Payne Motors gets a new CEO on the same day they’re rolling out a new self-driving (and problematic) vehicle. TV-14 D,L
- NBC “AMERICAN AUTO””WHITE VAN” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/13/2021 (10:30PM – 11:00PM) (Monday) : Katherine deals with the PR fallout of a serial killer driving a Payne. Jack tries to figure out his role in the company. TV-14 Promo
- NBC “GRAND CREW””PILOT” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/14/2021 (08:00PM – 08:30PM) (Tuesday) : To the crew’s surprise, Noah is going to ask Alicia to marry him.?Anthony and Sherm’s relationship as roommates is put to the test. Nicky has a mystery to uncover about her date. And there’s wine. TV-14 D,S,L Promo
- NBC “GRAND CREW””WINE & SERENDIPITY” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/14/2021 (08:30PM – 09:00PM) (Tuesday) : Nicky takes Noah on a self-care journey. Anthony, Sherm and Wyatt deal with the aftermath of seeing each other cry. And there’s wine. TV-14 Promo
- NBC “YOUNG ROCK””A CHRISTMAS PERIL” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/15/2021 (08:00PM – 08:30PM) (Wednesday) : An unexpected guest shows Dewey that this is the first in a long line of terrible Christmases. In 1987, Rocky and Dwayne take jobs as a mall Santa and elf. In 1993, Dwayne reluctantly spends a disastrous Christmas with Coach O. TV-14 Promo
- NBC “KENAN””CHRISTMAS SHOW” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/15/2021 (08:30PM – 09:00PM) (Wednesday) : As the team prepares for the annual Holiday Spectacular, Rick attempts to unseat Tami as the leader of the band and Mika feels her work is unappreciated. Kenan is upset when Gary pursues a new client. TV-14 Promo
- NBC “MR. MAYOR””MR. MAYOR’S MAGICAL L.A. CHRISTMAS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/15/2021 (09:00PM – 09:30PM) (Wednesday) : Neil serves his love of gift-giving by forcing his disgruntled staff to work on “L.A. Christmas Eve” as they wait for his “perfect gift” to arrive. TV-PG L
- NBC “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE””PAUL RUDD ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/18/21 (11:29 PM) (Saturday): Paul Rudd is the guest host. From the New York Post: ‘SNL’ COVID-19 outbreak cancels Paul Rudd live audience, Charli XCX out. Saturday night may not be so live from New York this week.
“Saturday Night Live” was on the verge of canceling tonight’s final episode of the iconic sketch show’s 2021 season due to an in-house outbreak of positive COVID-19 cases.
A set insider has revealed that “four actors” have tested positive for coronavirus — and “three others” have called out because they are now “fearful” about coming to NBC Studios at 30 Rockefeller Center, where the weekly sketch show is filmed in Midtown.
Although some set sources claimed executive producer Lorne Michaels, 77, had tested positive, others have denounced that as “NOT” true — and confirmed that he’s actually on set overseeing tonight’s show right now.
A source added that the “show must go on but don’t expect to see Colin Jost, Sarah Sherman or (Aristotle) Athari.” Jost, 39, usually hosts “Weekend Update” with Michael Che, 38, while Sherman, 28, and Athari, 30, are both newcomers to the ensemble this season.
“Saturday Night Live” alum Tina Fey was reportedly in talks to substitute for “Weekend Update” anchor Colin Jost after a COVID-19 outbreak hit the show.
Cecily Strong, 37, is one of the cast members who has voiced concern over the outbreak.
In a statement to The Post, a show representative said: “Due to the recent spike in the Omicron variant and out of an abundance of caution, there will be no live audience for tonight’s taping of ‘Saturday Night Live’ and the show will have limited cast and crew. The show continues to follow all government safety guidelines in addition to a rigorous testing protocol.”
The cast and crew were currently in rehearsals at Studio 8H for the episode — set to be hosted by Paul Rudd, 52, with musical guest Charli XCX, 29 — on Saturday afternoon, adding that “you know who” — meaning Michaels — was “trying to hold on” and continue with the show.
Charli XCX has already confirmed via Twitter that she’s “devastated and heartbroken” over being forced to bail on the final show of the season:
Meanwhile, the mood is grim in Midtown.
“Everyone is fearful here,” an insider said. It would be Rudd’s fifth time hosting the series.
- Netflix DECOUPLED – Friday, December 17 Show More
- When an affluent Delhi writer and his wife announce their divorce with a party, the events that follow expose other absurd relationships in their world. Promo
- Own A CHRISTMAS STRAY – Tuesday, December 14, 8:00PM Show More
- A tightly-wound corporate executive, finds himself hopelessly stranded in a small mountain town on Christmas Eve, unable to shake the adorable stray dog who ran him off the road, and irresistibly drawn to the free-spirited, local veterinarian who is sorely in need of some Christmas magic herself. “A Christmas Stray” is produced for OWN by MarVista Entertainment in association with Harpo Films. Promo
- Paramount Yellowstone – Sunday, December 12, 8:00PM Show More
- Keep the Wolves Close
John is put in an awkward position by Governor Perry. Carter works to earn back Beth’s trust. Jamie is in for a big surprise. Promo
- “The Examples” Burnham and Book race to evacuate a group of stranded colonists in the anomaly’s path as one of the Federation’s brightest scientists comes aboard the U.S.S. Discovery to do high-stakes research with Saru and Stamets. Promo
- Peacock MACGRUBER – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- After rotting in prison for over a decade, America’s ultimate hero and uber patriot MacGruber is finally released. His mission: to take down a mysterious villain from his past – Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth. With the entire world in the crosshairs, MacGruber must reassemble his old team, Vicki St. Elmo and Dixon Piper, in order to defeat the forces of evil. Promo
- Showtime DEXTER: NEW BLOOD – Sunday, December 12, 9:00 PM Show More
- Too Many Tuna Sandwiches
Someone has discovered Jim Lindsay’s secret identity, leading Dexter to realize that he might not be the only serial killer in town. Meanwhile Harrison spirals out of control during a wrestling match and Angela makes a dark discovery of her own. Promo
- Showtime YELLOWJACKETS – Sunday, December 12, 10:00 PM Show More
- Blood Hive
Out in the wilderness, the girls ride the crimson wave and plan a dark arts slumber party. Natalie and Misty tame a stallion. On Halloween night, Shauna parties like it’s 1996. Promo
- Starz POWER BOOK II: Ghost – Sunday, December 12, 8:00PM Show More
- Gettin’ These Ends
Davis questions Tariq’s client referrals; Cane finds Brayden eager to prove himself and gives him the chance to make some real money; Zeke needs everyone’s help to assure his professional basketball future is protected. Promo
- Starz HIGHTOWN – Sunday, December 12, 9:00PM Show More
- Houston, We Have A Problem
Ray is so close to getting everything he’s wanted, but he will have to maneuver things just right. Jackie’s met with a crossroad and must choose how to move forward. Promo
- Syfy DAY OF THE DEAD – Friday, December 17, 10:00PM Show More
- Choke On ‘em! – Losing many of their own, the remaining survivors prepare for the ultimate showdown with the undead.
- TBS THE LAST O.G. – Tuesday, December 14, 10:00PM Show More
- The Squared Circle
Veesy convinces a Brooklyn artist to paint a mural for the community center; Tray approaches Mark Breland and Teddy Atlas to train Javi; when Javi lands a fight that conflicts with prom, Josh steps in to help Amira; Shahzad makes a special promposal. Promo
- UpTV FIXING UP CHRISTMAS – Sunday, December 12, 7:00PM Show More
- Known as a “fixer” for difficult clients, a talented party planner must help a young CEO plan the Christmas party of the year to dazzle the mayor and save his company. Wil the “fixer” fix something more than just the company. Promo
- VH1 LET’S GET MERRIED – Monday, December 13, 8:00PM Show More
- A bachelorette weekend at a Christmas-themed adventure park gets all kinds of holly jolly when a hard-partying, down-on-her-luck, holiday-hater decides to get married. That day. To a man she has yet to meet. But first… drinks! Promo
- ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos: 3208 (12/12) Show More
- “3208” – Don’t miss a special holiday episode of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” featuring kids having funny reactions to gifts, kids who don’t have the “Christmas spirit,” and a child who tries not to tell Dad what Mom got him for Christmas, SUNDAY, DEC. 12 (7:00-8:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.
- ABC Celebrity Wheel of Fortune: James Pickens Jr., Brooke Burns and Johnny Weir (12/12) Show More
- “James Pickens Jr., Brooke Burns and Johnny Weir” – Hosted by pop-culture legends Pat Sajak and Vanna White, “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” takes a star-studded spin on America’s Game®. Season two continues with an all-new episode, SUNDAY, DEC. 12 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” welcomes celebrity contestants to spin the world’s most famous Wheel and solve puzzles for a chance to win $1 million. All of the money won by the celebrity contestants will go to a charity of their choice. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres.
This episode’s celebrity contestants include James Pickens Jr. (playing for Hands for Hope aka Hands4Hope), Brooke Burns (playing for Just Keep Livin Foundation) and Johnny Weir (playing for Special Olympics).
- ABC Supermarket Sweep: Gingerbread Is Not Money For Redheads, Neil! (12/12) Show More
- “Gingerbread Is Not Money For Redheads, Neil!”– Three-time Emmy® nominee and comedienne Leslie Jones is back with a stockpile of groceries and more good times when an all-new episode of “Supermarket Sweep” airs SUNDAY, DEC. 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.
- ABC Monday Night Football: Los Angeles Rams at Arizona (12/13) Show More
- Monday Night Football Airing Monday, December 13 (8:00 PM) on ABC. Los Angeles Rams (8-4) at Arizona Cardinals (10-2). From State Farm Stadium.
- ABC The Bachelorette: 1808 (12/14) Show More
- “1808” – So long, Minnesota! Michelle and her final three men are off to the beautiful beaches of Mexico! On this week’s fantasy suite dates, the remaining suitors will push their boundaries, test their limits, and open up in ways that surprise not only Michelle, but also themselves. After a trio of exciting and passionate dates, Michelle finds herself questioning—could she be in love with three men at once? Still pondering that question, she’ll head into the rose ceremony with only two roses and one heartbreaking decision to make on “The Bachelorette,” airing TUESDAY, DEC. 14 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on ABC.
- ABC Shark Tank: 1311 (12/17) Show More
- “1311” – First into the Tank is an entrepreneur from Rochester, Michigan, who introduces his innovative fitness system with on-the-go simplicity that will help you stick with your workouts. Entrepreneurs from Basking Ridge, New Jersey, and Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, make snack time fun with their ap-peeling kitchen gadget; while an entrepreneur from Santa Monica, California, presents her online self-care program for a different type of workout. An entrepreneur from Dana Point, California, pitches his sea creature-inspired all-in-one product for hands-free device holding on “Shark Tank,” airing FRIDAY, DEC. 17 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG). Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following the premiere.
In a Shark Tank update, entrepreneurs Jumoke Jackson, Duane Myko and Danita Claytor from Brooklyn, New York, update their investor Mark Cuban about Legendary Burgers, the organic plant-based burger and how they’re currently living up to their name.
The Sharks in this episode are Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Kevin O’Leary, Lori Greiner and Robert Herjavec.
- ABC 20/20: TBA (12/17) Show More
- ‘20/20’ Investigates the Deadly Boeing 737 Max-8 Airplane Crashes
‘20/20’ Features In-Depth Interview With Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger on the Crashes and Safety of Boeing 737 MAX, Before Its Redesign
Program Includes Interviews With Victims’ Families From Around the World
‘20/20’ Airs Friday, Dec. 17 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC
ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff and team traveled the world to investigate the deadly Boeing 737 MAX-8 airplane, grounded in 2019 following two tragic crashes that killed 346 passengers from around the world and cleared to fly again in 2020. “20/20” reports on the aircraft’s original controversial flight control software and how it mistakenly sent planes into deadly nosedives, as well as the status of the criminal investigation into Boeing and the criminal charges filed against one former employee. “20/20” also investigates what Boeing knew about concerns with that flight control system and when they knew it. The two-hour program features Woodruff’s in-depth interview with “Miracle on the Hudson” pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger about the crashes and the safety of the 737 MAX before its redesign. Woodruff also sat down with the family of Samya Stumo, a young health care analyst killed in the crash in Ethiopia who was the grandniece of Ralph Nader. In candid emotional interviews, her parents, Michael Stumo and Nadia Milleron, opened up to Woodruff about their devastating loss and their tireless fight on behalf of victims’ families to hold Boeing accountable. The program also features an interview with a passenger who tells the harrowing story of his trip on the Lion Air plane that just one day later crashed into the sea, along with interviews with victims’ families from all over the world. “20/20” airs on Friday, Dec. 17 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 11/27/20)
ABC News’ “20/20” is an award-winning primetime program anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach. A proven leader as a long-form newsmagazine for over 40 years, “20/20” features unforgettable, character-driven true-crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high profile stories. The two-hour “20/20” events air Fridays from 9:01–11:00 p.m. EST on ABC and are available to stream on ABC News digital platforms and Hulu. David Sloan is senior executive producer, and Janice Johnston is executive producer.
- ABC COLLEGE FOOTBALL SPECIAL: Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented by Stifel: Utah State vs. Oregon State (12/17) Show More
- COLLEGE FOOTBALL SPECIAL – Airing Saturday, December 18, 2021 (7:30 PM-11:00 PM EST) on ABC.
“Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl Presented by Stifel: Utah State vs. Oregon State
- Bravo The Real Housewives of Atlanta Porsha’s Family Matters – Sunday, December 12, 8:00PM Show More
- Porsha’s Family Matters: Not Without My Robe
As the entire family prepares for their trip to Mexico, Porsha and Lauren focus on getting Simon and Dennis to join the retreat. Lauren’s plan for family healing comes to a screeching halt when Porsha finds out Dennis’ intentions for coming on the trip may not be genuine as she thought.
- Bravo The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City – Sunday, December 12, 9:00PM Show More
- Fair Weather Friends
Preview After returning home from their trip from hell, Lisa questions Meredith’s loyalty and friendship, but Meredith thinks they’re all responsible for what happened in Vail. Jen feels alone and isolated, but Heather agrees to see her and offer her support. Mary meets with an organizer to try to bring order to her chaos, while Jennie plans a Pho luncheon. Whitney confesses her rebrand has drained the family savings, but goes ahead with an expensive photo shoot.
- Bravo The Real Housewives of Orange County – Wednesday, December 15, 9:00PM Show More
- Shannon apologizes to the ladies after Heather’s party, but finds that some are more receptive than others; Noella’s husband blindsides her with unexpected news; Gina struggles to move forward with her friendship with Shannon. Preview
- CBS “60 MINUTES” LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, DEC. 12 Show More
- “60 MINUTES” LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, DEC. 12 (7:30-8:30 PM, ET/7:00-8:00 PM, PT)
NEGOTIATING WITH THE TALIBAN – When the U.S. military pulled out of Afghanistan in August, the Taliban immediately seized control, and the international community acted quickly – freezing Afghan assets and foreign aid to pressure the Taliban to negotiate. To date, those negotiations haven’t happened. Today, 38 million Afghans find themselves facing one of the worst humanitarian crises on the planet. Sharyn Alfonsi traveled to Afghanistan to discuss the crisis with one of the new Taliban ministers, talk with suffering families and meet with the humanitarian groups who have been left to pick up the pieces and negotiate with the Taliban to avert a global catastrophe. Ashley Velie is the producer. Preview
LET THERE BE LIGHT – NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is the world’s most expensive scientific instrument ever launched into space. At $10 billion, this complex and powerful telescope will explore distant exoplanets and see near to the beginning of time itself. Before its planned launch later this month, Scott Pelley gets an inside look at NASA’s flagship space telescope. What mysteries will it help humanity unravel? And what could go wrong? Aaron Weisz is the producer. Preview
AN ISLAND OFF AN ISLAND – Jon Wertheim ventures to a 90-square mile jewel of land off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Fogo Island’s population was decimated when its one and only industry, cod fishing, went into steep decline. Now, an eighth-generation Fogo Islander has returned home with deep pockets and a plan to bring the place and its people back. Nathalie Sommer and Kaylee Tully are the producers. Preview
- CBS SURVIVOR 41 – Wednesday, December 15 Show More
- AFTER AN EPIC SEASON, ONLY FIVE CASTAWAYS REMAIN AND NOW MUST BATTLE IT OUT FOR THE TITLE OF SOLE SURVIVOR AND THE $1 MILLION PRIZE, ON THE TWO-HOUR SEASON FINALE OF “SURVIVOR,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15
For the First Time Since Season One, the Winner Will Be Revealed Live on Location
The Finale Will Immediately Be Followed by a One-Hour After-Show Hosted by Jeff Probst
“One Thing Left to Do… Win” – After a dangerous season filled with new twists, only five castaways remain and must battle it out for the title of Sole Survivor and the $1 million prize, on the two-hour season finale of the CBS Original series SURVIVOR. For the first time since season one, the winner will be revealed live on location. The finale will be immediately followed by a one-hour after-show hosted by Jeff Probst, Wednesday, Dec. 15 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*.
- CBS THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS – Friday, December 17 Show More
- CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER RECEIVES A HOST OF HEARTWARMING VIDEOS FROM “NCIS: LOS ANGELES” STAR DANIELA RUAH, ON BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES OF “THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS,” FRIDAY, DEC. 17
“’Tis the Season to Share Videos” – Just in time for the holidays, NCIS: LOS ANGELES star Daniela Ruah gifts host Cedric the Entertainer her favorite heartwarming videos, featuring military personnel reuniting with their families. Also, Paula Abdul rocks a special holiday TikTok, on back-to-back episodes of the CBS Original series THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS, Friday, Dec. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*.
- CBS THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS – Friday, December 17 Show More
- EMMY AWARD-NOMINATED ACTOR ANTHONY ANDERSON JOINS CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER TO SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER, ON BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES OF “THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS,” FRIDAY, DEC. 17
“Home Videos for the Holidays” – Emmy Award-nominated actor Anthony Anderson joins host Cedric the Entertainer to spread holiday cheer with his favorite viral dancing videos. Also, basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal scores with a surprise Zoom, on back-to-back episodes of the CBS Original series THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS, Friday, Dec. 17 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+*.
- CBS 48 HOURS – Saturday, December 18 Show More
- A YOUNG WOMAN DISAPPEARS AFTER A SNAPCHAT RENDEZVOUS – HOW THE DEATH OF A TRANSGENDER TEEN INSPIRED A NEW LAW Preview
“48 Hours” Investigates the Groundbreaking Case in “The Life and Death of Nikki Kuhnhausen”
Nikki Kuhnhausen disappeared after connecting with a man in a Snapchat rendezvous. Her murder inspired a new law and started a nationwide movement. 48 HOURS and Jamie Yuccas investigate the groundbreaking case and the impact it continues to have on LGBTQI communities in “The Life and Death of Nikki Kuhnhausen,” to be broadcast Saturday, Dec. 18 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming on Paramount+.
The murder of Kuhnhausen illustrates the real-life dangers and struggles many in the transgender community face every day, says her mother, Lisa Woods. Prosecutors, experts and Kuhnhausen’s friends talk about the challenges faced by transgender people and how her death will not be forgotten.
Prosecutors say Kuhnhausen, 17, vanished from Vancouver, Wash., in June 2019, just hours after meeting David Bogdanov, then 25, and exchanging messages on Snapchat. Afterward, Bogdanov, too, seemingly disappeared. Four months later in a meeting with police, Bogdanov told them the last time he had seen Kuhnhausen was when he asked her to get out of his car, after she told him she was transgender.
He told police he was “shocked to find that out. And just uncomfortable and really, really disturbed.” Bogdanov told police he had no idea where Kuhnhausen went after she left him.
“This is a narrative and a story that plays out … all the time,” says Devon Davis Williamson, a transgender activist and co-founder of the Justice for Nikki Task Force. “When trans people go missing, they’re usually found deceased.”
“I prayed and prayed to bring my baby home, just bring my baby home to me,” says Woods.
Six months after she disappeared, Kuhnhausen’s body was discovered by a hiker on Larch Mountain. Bogdanov was arrested after cell tower data placed his phone where Kuhnhausen’s body was found.
“Most of the time in our culture and our country, if a trans person is killed, there is not an arrest made,” Williamson says. “We think it’s right around 30% of trans people who are murdered … have someone arrested and fully prosecuted.”
Prosecutors and investigators say Bogdanov killed Kuhnhausen in a hate-filled rage after learning she was transgender. At his trial, Bogdanov said he killed Kuhnhausen in self-defense when, he says, she reached for his gun. He testified that he panicked after realizing she was dead and dumped her body at Larch Mountain. He was found guilty of her murder and malicious harassment, a hate crime. He was sentenced to the maximum, 19 and a half years in prison.
Kuhnhausen’s mother and supporters from the Justice for Nikki Task Force were determined something positive should come from her death. They worked with legislators in Washington to pass Nikki’s Law. It’s designed to prevent defendants charged with violent crimes from using sexual orientation or gender identity as an excuse for violence, the so-called “gay” or “trans panic defense.”
“I’m glad it will help other people,” Woods says. “I want her death to mean something to someone who may contemplate hurting another transgender person.”
48 HOURS “The Life and Death of Nikki Kuhnhausen” is produced by Susan Mallie. Mead Stone is the producer-editor. Jennifer Terker is a producer. Gayane Keshishyan Mendez is the development producer. Emma Steele is the field producer. Greg Kaplan, Marcus Balsam and Phil Tangel are the editors. Lauren Turner Dunn is the associate producer. Anthony Batson is the senior broadcast producer. Nancy Kramer is the executive story editor. Judy Tygard is the executive producer.
48 HOURS is broadcast Saturdays at 10:00 PM, ET/PT, on CBS and streams on Paramount+.
- The CW Legends Of The Hidden Temple – Sunday, December 12 Show More
- “The Irish Legend of Cuchulainn” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)
LET’S ROCK – Cristela Alonzo cheers on four teams as they compete to win the chance at the Temple Run and $25,000 (#109). Original airdate 12/12/2021. Every episode of LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE 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 Greatest Holiday Commercial Countdown 2021 – Sunday, December 12 Show More
- ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Greatest Holiday Commercial Countdown 2021” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
KEVIN FRAZIER AND NISCHELLE TURNER HOST- This holiday special will countdown the 12 best holiday commercials ever – one for each of the 12 days of Christmas. In addition to the top 12, the special features other great commercials from both the U.S. and abroad, that capture the true spirit of the holiday season – from the heartfelt to the hilarious, from the outstanding to the ridiculous. Executive producers are Robert Horowitz and Lewis Fenton and produced by JUMA Entertainment. Original airdate 12/12/2021.
- The CW iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2021 – Wednesday, December 15 Show More
- NINETY-MINUTE SPECIAL
“iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2021” – (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
THE MUSIC EVENT OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON ─ iHeartRadio Jingle Ball is the music event of the season. This star-studded concert event will feature performances from many of today’s hottest musical stars as well as can’t miss backstage moments! Artists scheduled to appear include Ed Sheeran, BTS, Dua Lipa, Jonas Brothers, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Saweetie, AJR, Kane Brown, Tate McRae, Bazzi, and Dixie D’Amelio. Original airdate 12/15/2021.
- The CW Dogs of the Year – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“Dogs of the Year” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
THE MOST AMAZING DOGS OF 2021 – DOGS OF THE YEAR returns with an all-new cast of characters to charm their way into our hearts. Hosts Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight present the Top Dog stories of 2021, celebrating the dogs that go above and beyond, that leave their mark on society, and achieve the nearly impossible! Dogs being honored include the quick-thinking heroic Clover; Levi, the official Dog of Pennsylvania; the pawsome work of Mercy, a vital part of K9’s suburb scent detection; the fancy and fierce eight-year-old rescue pup Miss Pickles, the Drag Pug; the inspiring Ricochet, the Surfing Pup; and Service dog Sampson, the first canine to be given access to a Chemistry lab at the University of Illinois and paving the way for the disabled. Executive producers are Robert Horowitz and Lewis Fenton. Produced by JUMA Entertainment. Original airdate 12/16/2021.
- The CW The 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parades – Friday, December 17 Show More
- TWO-HOUR SPECIAL
“The 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parades” – (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
THE PARADE IS BACK WITH GRAND MARSHAL SHERYL UNDERWOOD – The Hollywood Christmas Parade is back!!! Hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams, with special co-host Elizabeth Stanton, “The 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade” will feature Hollywood celebrities and movie cars, award-wining bands from around the country, dazzling equestrians, larger-than-life character balloons, colorful floats, humorous specialty acts, and high-profile performers. The parade culminates with the appearance of the Jolly Old Elf himself, Santa Claus, and his reindeer, ushering in the holiday season! Original airdate 12/17/2021.
- FOX 70th MISS UNIVERSE – Sunday, December 12 Show More
- **FOX SPECIAL**– “70TH MISS UNIVERSE” – (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) CC- HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clip
AIRING LIVE FROM EILAT, ISRAEL, IT’S THE “70th MISS UNIVERSE(R)” SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, ON FOX
Five-Time Emmy(R) Award Winner Steve Harvey to Host
The 2021 MISS UNIVERSE(R) competition is a three-hour special event, airing live from Eilat, Israel, in which Miss Universe, Andrea Meza (Mexico), will crown her successor. More than 75 contestants will compete for the opportunity to become the next Miss Universe. This year’s competition also will feature two other contestants from the region: Miss Universe United Arab Emirates and Miss Universe Morocco. This will mark the first time that a delegate from the United Arab Emirates has competed in the competition. Additionally, Miss Universe Morocco returns to the competition for the first time in more than four decades. Five-time Emmy(R) Award winner Steve Harvey returns to host. Discover who will take the coveted title LIVE on the 70th MISS UNIVERSE airing Sunday, Dec. 12 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (SP-2205) (TV-PG D, L)
- FOX GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP – Monday, December 13 Show More
- “GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP” – (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
JOIN GORDON RAMSAY, GINO D’ACAMPO & FRED SIRIEX AS THEY VENTURE ACROSS EUROPE IN AN ALL-NEW TWO-HOUR “GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP” SPECIAL, “EUROPEAN VACATION,” MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, ON FOX
Gordon Ramsay is back, on another rowdy road trip with friends Gino D’Acampo and Fred Siriex! This time, it’s an epic European vacation through Italy, France and Scotland to discover all the best food and fun in each of their home countries. The all-new GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP special, “European Vacation,” airs Monday, Dec. 13 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SP-2206) (TV-14 D, L)
- FOX I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE – Tuesday, December 14 Show More
- “I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE” – (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clip
IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS ON THE ALL-NEW “I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE” HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, ON FOX
A night of holiday cheer kicks off with host Ken Jeong, in the first-ever I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE holiday spectacular. Joining Jeong are celebrity panelists Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Bailon-Houghton, Paula Abdul, Nicole Byer and musical superstar Debbie Gibson to help one contestant tell the difference between good and bad singers, without ever hearing them sing a note. With $100,000 on the line and the celebrity panel by their side, contestants will attempt to weed out the bad “Secret Voices” from the good, based on a series of clues, interrogation and lip synch challenges. New this season is a chance to use the “Golden Mic,” which grants contestants advice from one secret mystery celebrity. In the end, the singer whom the contestant picks will reveal if they are good or bad in a duet performance with Debbie Gibson, resulting in an amazing musical collaboration or a totally hilarious train wreck in the all-new “I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE Holiday Spectacular: Debbie Gibson, Nicole Byer, Paula Abdul, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Houghton” holiday special episode of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE airing Tuesday, Dec. 14 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (VOI-212) (TV-PG D, L)
- FOX GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP – Tuesday, December 14 Show More
- “GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP” – (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clip
PA: Viewer discretion is advised.
GORDON RAMSAY, GINO D’ACAMPO & FRED SIRIEX SHARE SOME HOLIDAY CHEER IN THE ALL-NEW “GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP” SPECIAL, “CHRISTMAS VACATION,” TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, ON FOX
It’s Christmas as only Gordon Ramsay can do it. He’s taking pals Gino D’Acampo and Fred Siriex deep into a winter wonderland to find the home of Santa Claus himself. On a road trip packed with amazing food, big laughs and Christmas spirit, the boys won’t stop until they meet St. Nick! The all-new GORDON RAMSAY’S ROAD TRIP special, “Christmas Vacation,” airs Tuesday, Dec. 14 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (SP-2207) (TV-14 D, L, S)
- FOX THE MASKED SINGER – Wednesday, December 8 Show More
- **SEASON FINALE**–“THE MASKED SINGER” – (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clips
THE WINNERS OF “GROUP A” AND “GROUP B” TAKE THE STAGE IN THE ALL-NEW, TWO-HOUR SEASON SIX FINALE OF “THE MASKED SINGER” WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, ON FOX
The final two singers, the winner from “Group A” and the winner from “Group B,” will perform and both will be unmasked! In the holiday-themed season finale, one singer will be awarded the Golden Mask Trophy. The Season Six contestants boast a combined 85 Grammy Nominations and 27 wins, three Academy Award nominations, 12 Emmy Nominations, 12 Razzie Award Nominations, two Super Bowl appearances and two Lifetime Achievement Awards. All will be unmasked but only one will take home the coveted Golden Mask Trophy in the all-new “2 Hour Grand Finale Part 1 / 2 Hour Grand Finale Part 2” two-hour season finale episode of THE MASKED SINGER airing Wednesday, Dec. 15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (MS-613/614) (TV-PG L)
- FOX THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- **FOX SPORTS**–“THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM” – (7:30 PM-CC ET live/4:30 PM-CC PT live) CC- HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 Video Clip
FOX SPORTS PRESENTS “THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM” THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, ON FOX
Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Chargers
FOX Sports continues its coverage of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM live from SoFi Stadium as the Los Angeles Chargers take on the Kansas City Chiefs. THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT PLATINUM airs LIVE Thursday, Dec. 16 (7:30 PM-CC ET live/4:30 PM-CC PT live) on FOX. (TNF-410) (n/a)
- FOX WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN – Friday, December 17 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 Clip
FOX SPORTS PRESENTS “WWE’S FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN” FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 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. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (WWE-2351) (TV-PG D, L, S, V)
- FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT – Saturday, December 18 Show More
- **FOX SPORTS** – FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT – (8:00 PM-CC ET live/5:00 PM-CC PT live) CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
FOX SPORTS PRESENTS FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, ON FOX
David Morrell Jr. vs. Alantez Fox
FOX PBC FIGHT NIGHT airs Saturday, Dec. 18 on FOX. (8:00 PM-CC ET Live/5:00 PM-CC PT Live) (FSP-2238) (n/a)
- NBC “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA””121221” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/12/2021 (07:00PM – 08:20PM) (Sunday) : TV-14 – Week 14 highlights and discussion, plus a Bears-Packers preview. Mike Tirico and Maria Taylor host, with Tony Dungy, Chris Simms, Drew Brees, insider Mike Florio, Rodney Harrison and Jac Collinsworth.
- NBC “SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL””CHICAGO BEARS AT GREEN BAY PACKERS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/12/2021 (08:20PM – 11:30PM) (Sunday) : Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers. From Lambeau Field.
- NBC “THE VOICE””LIVE FINALE, PART 1” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/13/2021 (08:00PM – 10:01PM) (Monday) : The Top 5 artists perform a ballad and an up-tempo song in front of coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Ariana Grande and Blake Shelton to compete for the title of “The Voice.” Kelly performs her latest single from her holiday album. L:D
- NBC “THE VOICE””LIVE FINALE, PART 2” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/14/2021 (09:00PM – 11:00PM) (Tuesday) : Host Carson Daly reveals who America has chosen to be the Season 21 winner. The star-studded finale features special performances by chart-topping artists and finalist/coach duets. L:D
- NBC “SPECIALS””A VERY CHRISLEY CHRISTMAS” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/15/2021 (09:30PM – 10:00PM) (Wednesday) : Viewers get a second helping of the Chrisley Family for the holidays, as they gather around the tree to take a look back at some wildly entertaining never-before-seen footage from season two in this hilarious holiday special.
- NBC “SPECIALS””L’OREAL PARIS WOMEN OF WORTH” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/16/2021 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Thursday) : Showcasing the inspiring stories of 10 women whose tenacity and courage are leading to meaningful change in addressing society’s most pressing issues.
- NBC “DATELINE””FR3113” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/17/2021 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Friday) : DATELINE NBC TO AIR THE OVERLOOK ON FRIDAY
Dateline’s “The Overlook” to Air Friday, December 17 at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT
THE STORY: Two young women are shot and left for dead on a beach in Texas. After one miraculously survives, she is determined to find out who the attacker is. When a young man is eventually convicted, the long road to justice seems to be complete until a stunning twist raises a question – could the wrong man be in prison?
REPORTED BY: Josh Mankiewicz WHERE: Corpus Christi, Texas
INTERVIEWS WITH: Detective Travis Wiesman, Detective Roland Chavez, survivor Kristene Chapa, the victim’s family and others.
- TBS FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE – Wednesday, December 15, 10:30PM Show More
- Tonight is our last new episode of 2021! Critics have described it as “amazing,” “ethereal,” and “Wow, Mark Meadows is probably going to jail!”
- USA Network WWE RAW – Monday, December 13, 8:00PM Show More
- 12/13/21 – From wrestlinginc.com: Tonight’s WWE RAW will take place from the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota with more build for the WWE Day 1 pay-per-view.
WWE has announced just one match for tonight’s RAW and that’s the RK-Bro-Nament finals with The Street Profits vs. The Mysterios. The winners will become the new #1 contenders to RAW Tag Team Champions Randy Orton and Riddle, likely for a title match at Day 1.
WWE has also announced that Bobby Lashley will address last week’s attack on WWE Champion Big E, Kevin Owens and Seth Rollins. It’s believed that this will lead to Lashley being added to the Triple Threat for the WWE Title at Day 1.
The arena has two matches advertised for tonight’s show, likely dark main events if they happen – Owens vs. Rollins vs. Lashley vs. Big E for the title, plus Bianca Belair vs. RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch.
Regarding Lynch, it’s believed that her feud with Liv Morgan will continue tonight. WWE has teased a rematch between the two after Lynch retained last week via handful of tights. The rematch is rumored for WWE Day 1.
- USA Network WWE NXT – Tuesday, December 14, 8:00PM Show More
- 12/14/21 – From wrestlinginc.com: WWE NXT Preview For Tonight: Roderick Strong Vs. Bron Breakker, Harland’s Debut, More
Tonight’s WWE NXT 2.0 episode on the USA Network will feature more build for the upcoming New Year’s Evil episode on January 4.
WWE has announced that tonight’s show will be headlined by the in-ring debut of Harland, but there’s no word on who he will be wrestling. There will also be a No Holds Barred bout between Duke Hudson and Cameron Grimes, plus non-title action between Bron Breakker and NXT Cruiserweight Champion Roderick Strong.
WWE has announced the following line-up for tonight’s show:
* Cora Jade vs. Dakota Kai
* Tony D’Angelo vs. Andre Chase
* Boa vs. Edris Enofe
* NXT Cruiserweight Champion Roderick Strong vs. Bron Breakker in a non-title match
* Cameron Grimes vs. Duke Hudson in a No Holds Barred match
* Harland makes his in-ring debut
- USA Network CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST – Thursday, December 16, 8:29 PM Show More
- A Very Chrisley Fixmas
This Christmas, the Chrisley’s need a miracle when Todd’s behavior threatens to ruin the big day.
- USA Network AMERICA’S BIG DEAL – Thursday, December 16, 9:00PM Show More
- Party Time – Entrepreneurs pitch party-themed products in the season finale. 9 p.m.
- ABC The Goldbergs: Horse Play (12/15) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 09/29/21) Show More
- “Horse Play” – Adam is ready to leave the struggles of his high school years behind him but is distraught to discover he’s been waitlisted at NYU while his girlfriend Brea has been accepted, along with his mom Beverly – who surprises everyone by admitting she applied to the same school. Adam courts the NYU dean of admissions, hoping she will change her mind on his deferral. Meanwhile, Erica, Geoff, Barry and Joanne create their own plan to convince Geoff’s dad, Lou, that Erica had nothing to do with a past incident involving his prized porcelain horses on “The Goldbergs,” airing WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 09/29/21) Promo
- ABC The Wonder Years: The Workplace (12/15) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/13/21) Show More
- “The Workplace” – It’s “Take Your Son to Work Day” and Dean heads to band practice with Bill. But the “grown folks’ business” at the music studio prompts Lillian to have to pick up Dean. While at her office, Dean finally learns what his mom does while he’s at school all day, gaining a newfound respect for her career and ambition, on “The Wonder Years,” airing WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/13/21)
“The Workplace” is directed by Shiri Appleby and written by Meredith Dawson & Kendra Cole. Promo
- ABC The Conners: The Wedding of Dan and Louise (12/15) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/13/21) Show More
- “The Wedding of Dan and Louise” – It’s Dan and Louise’s wedding day, but it’s a far-from-perfect walk down the aisle, especially when a weather report forecasts that a tornado is headed for Lanford creating chaos and surprises on “The Conners,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG, DL) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/13/21)
Guest starring is Katey Sagal as Louise, Fred Savage as Dr. Harding and Nat Faxon as Neville. Promo
- ABC Home Economics: Windmount Academy, $42,000/year (12/15) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/13/21) Show More
- “Windmount Academy, $42,000/year” – Marina worries Camila’s lost touch with her Mexican heritage, so she enlists Tom and the rest of the family to help reconnect with her roots. Prompted by Denise, Sarah interviews for a job at Gretchen’s school but receives some unwanted assistance from Connor on “Home Economics,” WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15 (9:31-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (TV-PG) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/13/21)
Recurring are Nora Dunn as Muriel and Phil Reeves as Marshall. Guest starring Danica McKellar as Alison, Ayla McDonald as Hayley, and Kim Yarbrough as Receptionist. Promo
- ABC The Chase: I Can Smell Your Fear From Here (12/15) (Rebroadcast. OAD: 06/13/21) Show More
- “I Can Smell Your Fear From Here” – This week, Mark “The Beast” Labbett is the Chaser to beat as three contestants face off against him in this heart-racing quiz show starring Mark Labbett of ITV’s “The Chase” and “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time”’s James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter as Chasers. “The View”’s Sara Haines returns as host of “The Chase” airing WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST) on ABC. (TV-PG) Watch episodes on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 06/13/21)
- TENNANT AND NCIS MUST TAKE DOWN A NOTORIOUS TEAM OF THIEVES USING WWII EXPLOSIVES ON ARMORED TRUCKS BEFORE THEY COMPLETE THEIR FINAL BIG JOB, ON A REBROADCAST OF “NCIS: HAWAI`I,” SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12
“Boom” – Tennant and NCIS must take down a notorious team of international thieves using WWII explosives on armored trucks before they complete their final big job and disappear. Also, Kai searches for a new place to live; Lucy and Whistler have a standoff about their previous encounter; and Ernie’s mission in the field is more alarming than he expected, on NCIS: HAWAI`I, Sunday, December 12 (10:30-11:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. (OAD 9/27/21)
WRITTEN BY: Jan Nash and Christopher Silber
DIRECTED BY: Larry Teng Promo
- CBS THE NEIGHBORHOOD – Monday, December 13 Show More
- DAVE RECRUITS MARTY TO COVERTLY SUPERVISE CALVIN’S WORK ON A TREEHOUSE FOR GROVER, ON A REBROADCAST OF “THE NEIGHBORHOOD,” MONDAY, DECEMBER 13
“Welcome to the Treehouse” – Concerned about the safety of a treehouse Calvin’s building for Grover, Dave recruits Marty to supervise covertly. Also, an innocent mistake on Malcolm’s part leads to a heated bake-off between Tina and Gemma, on THE NEIGHBORHOOD, Monday, December 13 (8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (OAD 3/15/21)
WRITTEN BY: Lanie Siegel
DIRECTED BY: Mark Cendrowski Promo
- CBS BOB ♥ ABISHOLA – Monday, December 13 Show More
- AS ABISHOLA BEGINS STUDYING FOR MEDICAL SCHOOL, SHE OFFENDS GLORIA WITH AN INSENSITIVE COMMENT, ON A REBROADCAST OF “BOB ♥ ABISHOLA,” MONDAY, DECEMBER 13
“TLC: Tunde’s Loving Care” – As Abishola begins studying for medical school, she offends Gloria with an insensitive comment about Gloria’s own journey of almost becoming a doctor. Also, Tunde schools a reluctant Bob on the art of home repair while helping to fix his dishwasher, on BOB ♥ ABISHOLA, Monday, December 13 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (OAD 4/26/21)
STORY BY: Al Higgins, Gina Yashere and Nathan Chetty
TELEPLAY BY: Gloria Bigelow, Ibet Inyang and Marla DuMont
DIRECTED BY: Beth McCarthy Miller Promo
- THE LONE SURVIVING MEMBER OF AN NCIS REACT TEAM THAT WAS KILLED DURING AN EXPLOSION HELPS CRACK THE CASE USING HIGH TECH BODY ARMOR, ON A REBROADCAST OF “NCIS” MONDAY, DECEMBER 13
Katrina Law Guest Stars as NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight;
Pam Dawber Returns as Investigative Journalist Marcie Warren
“Blown Away” – When members of an NCIS Regional Enforcement Action Capabilities Training Team (REACT) are killed during an explosion, NCIS Special Agent Jessica Knight (Katrina Law), the lone surviving member, helps crack the case using high tech body armor, on NCIS, Monday, December 13 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pam Dawber returns as investigative journalist Marcie Warren. (OAD 5/18/21)
WRITTEN BY: Marco Schnabel and Christopher J. Walid
DIRECTED BY: Michael Zinberg Promo
- WHEN A JAPANESE SAILOR IS MURDERED ON AMERICAN SOIL, NCIS MUST FIND THE KILLER BEFORE THE WRONG PERSON IS ACCUSED AND THE CASE TRIGGERS A DIPLOMATIC CRISIS, ON A REBROADCAST OF “NCIS: HAWAI`I,” MONDAY, DECEMBER 13
“Gaijin” – When a Japanese sailor is killed on American soil and evidence links the case to the previous murder of the victim’s girlfriend back in Japan, NCIS must find the murderer before the wrong person is accused and the case triggers a diplomatic crisis. Also, Captain Milius makes a personal request to Tennant, on the CBS Original series NCIS: HAWAI`I, Monday, December 13 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. (OAD 10/18/21)
WRITTEN BY: Ron McGee
DIRECTED BY: Tim Andrew Promo
- CBS FBI: MOST WANTED – Tuesday, December 14 Show More
- WHEN A MAN ESCAPES BEFORE HIS TRIAL AND GOES ON A MURDER SPREE, THE TEAM RECONNECTS WITH JACKIE, HIS BAIL BONDSPERSON, IN ORDER TO TRACK HIM DOWN, ON A REBROADCAST OF “FBI: MOST WANTED,” TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14
Amy Carlson Returns as Jackie Ward
Jen Landon Debuts in Her Recurring Role as Sarah Allen,
Tali’s Horseback Riding Instructor
“Winner” – After a suspect escapes trial and goes on a murder spree, the team partners with his bail bondsperson, Jackie (Amy Carlson), in order to track him down. Also, Jess continues to struggle with moving forward in his love life, on a rebroadcast of FBI: MOST WANTED, Tuesday, December 14 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Jen Landon debuts in her recurring role as Tali’s horseback riding instructor, (Originally broadcast 3/2/21.)
WRITTEN BY: Wendy West & Spindrift Beck
DIRECTED BY: Eric Laneuville Promo
- CBS YOUNG SHELDON – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- SHELDON CAMPAIGNS TO BE DR. LINKLETTER’S LAB ASSISTANT, ON A REBROADCAST OF “YOUNG SHELDON,” THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16
Jason Alexander Returns as Mr. Lundy and Melissa Joan Hart Returns to Direct
“Cowboy Aerobics and 473 Grease-Free Bolts” – Sheldon campaigns to become Dr. Linkletter’s (Ed Begley, Jr.) lab assistant. Also, Georgie enlists the help of Mr. Lundy (Jason Alexander), the drama teacher, for a surprising business venture, on YOUNG SHELDON, Thursday, December 16 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Episode directed by Melissa Joan Hart. (OAD 3/4/21)
STORY BY: Eric Kaplan & Jeremy Howe & Connor Kilpatrick
TELEPLAY BY: Steven Molaro & Steve Holland & Yael Glouberman
DIRECTED BY: Melissa Joan Hart Promo
- CBS UNITED STATES OF AL – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- AL TRIES TO FIND AN ELIGIBLE AFGHAN-AMERICAN BACHELOR FOR HIS SISTER TO MARRY SO SHE CAN MOVE TO THE UNITED STATES, ON A REBROADCAST OF “UNITED STATES OF AL,” THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16
Comedian Fahim Anwar Guest Stars as Mo, Ariana’s Brother
Azita Ghanizada Returns as Ariana, Al’s Crush
“Mo / Masoud” – Al tries to find an eligible Afghan-American bachelor for his sister to marry so she can move to the United States. Also, Riley and Freddy challenge each other to an intense bowling match, on the CBS Original series UNITED STATES OF AL, Thursday, December 16 (8:31-9:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. Comedian Fahim Anwar guest stars as Mo, Ariana’s brother. Hassina. Azita Ghanizada returns as Ariana, Al’s crush. (OAD 10/21/21)
STORY BY: Fahim Anwar, Dave Goetsch, Ursula Taherian
TELEPLAY BY: Emily Ann Brandstetter, Maria Ferrari, Chuck Lorre
DIRECTED BY: Mark Cendrowski Promo
- CBS GHOSTS – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- SAM AND JAY INVITE THE NOSY NEIGHBORS FOR DINNER TO WOO THEM INTO LETTING THEM OPEN THE B&B, AND THE GHOSTS ARE DESPERATELY EAGER TO BE INCLUDED ON THE GUEST LIST, ON A REBROADCAST OF “GHOSTS,” THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16
Mark Linn-Baker Guest Stars as One of Sam and Jay’s Neighbors
“Dinner Party” – When Sam and Jay invite the nosy neighbors Henry and Margaret (Mark Linn-Baker and Kathryn Greenwood) to a dinner party to woo them into allowing the bed and breakfast, the ghosts are desperately eager to be included on the guest list, on the CBS Original series GHOSTS, Thursday, December 16 (9:01-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. (OAD 10/21/21)
WRITTEN BY: John Blickstead & Trey Kollmer
DIRECTED BY: Trent O’Donnell Promo
- CBS B POSITIVE – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- GINA COMES UP WITH A PLAN TO HELP A RESIDENT GET SOME SPACE FROM HER OVERPROTECTIVE HUSBAND, ON A REBROADCAST OF “B POSITIVE,” THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16
“Baseball, Walkers and Wine” – Gina comes up with a plan to help a resident, Meredith (Priscilla Lopez), get some space from her overprotective husband. Also, Drew works up the courage to tell Gina he has feelings for her, on the CBS Original series B POSITIVE, Thursday, December 16 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. (OAD 11/4/21)
STORY BY: Warren Bell, Heide Perlman and Darrin Bragg
TELEPLAY BY: Chuck Lorre, Adam Chase and Carol Liefer
DIRECTED BY: Phill Lewis Promo
- CBS BULL – Thursday, December 16 Show More
- IZZY ASKS BULL TO PETITION THE COURT TO HAVE HER BEST FRIEND’S BODY EXHUMED WHEN THE WOMAN’S SON ALLEGES HER DEATH WAS NOT ACCIDENTAL AS RULED, ON A REBROADCAST OF “BULL,” THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16
“The Boy Who Cried Murder” – Izzy asks Bull to petition the court to have her best friend’s body exhumed when the woman’s son alleges she was murdered, despite her death already ruled accidental, on BULL, Thursday, December 16 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (OAD 3/15/21)
WRITTEN BY: Zyana Salazar
DIRECTED BY: Dennis Smith Promo
- CBS BLUE BLOODS – Friday, December 17 Show More
- DANNY WITNESSES A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING AND CLASHES WITH THE DETECTIVE ASSIGNED TO THE CASE, AND AN OLD FRIEND OF JAMIE’S IS CONVINCED SHE HAS SOLVED A COLD CASE MURDER, ON A REBROADCAST OF “BLUE BLOODS,” FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17
“In Too Deep” – After Danny witnesses a drive-by shooting, he butts heads with the detective assigned to the case. Also, a childhood friend of Jamie’s is convinced that she has single-handedly solved a cold case murder, and Frank struggles to trust an ex-detective when he brings forth information about a suspected crime ring, on BLUE BLOODS, Friday, December 17 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (OAD 2/12/21)
WRITTEN BY: Daniel Truly
DIRECTED BY: Jennifer Opresnick Promo
- CBS THE EQUALIZER – Saturday, December 18 Show More
- MCCALL RACES TO FIND A WOMAN KIDNAPPED BY A SERIAL KILLER WHOSE PAST CRIMES WENT UNDETECTED BECAUSE THE VICTIMS WERE FROM MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES, ON A REBROADCAST OF “THE EQUALIZER,” SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18
“Hunting Grounds” – McCall races to find a woman kidnapped by a serial killer whose past crimes went undetected because the victims were from marginalized communities. Also, trouble arises for McCall when her vigilante activity puts her on Manhattan District Attorney Avery Grafton’s (Jennifer Ferrin) radar, on THE EQUALIZER, Saturday, December 18 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (OAD 5/2/21)
WRITTEN BY: Joe Gazzam
BASED ON: The original series by Richard Lindheim & Michael Sloan
DIRECTED BY: Christine Moore Promo
- CBS 48 HOURS – Saturday, December 18 Show More
- 12/18/21 (Saturday) (9:00 PM) on CBS. – DOUBLE FEATURE | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18 | 9/8C Sneak Peek
Scott Peterson: Case in Question: He was convicted of murdering his pregnant wife. The “other woman” recorded his calls for the prosecution. With his death sentence now overturned there’s a renewed push to clear him. “48 Hours” contributor Jonathan Vigliotti reports.(Rebroadcast)
- The CW Whose Line Is It Anyway? – Wednesday, December 15 Show More
- “Jeff Davis 13” – (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, D) (HDTV)
FUN AND GAMES – Hosted by comedian Aisha Tyler, cast members Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie, along with guest comedian Jeff Davis, put their comedic skills to the test through a series of spontaneous improv games that are prompted only by random ideas supplied by the studio audience. The four performers must use the little information they have and their wild imaginations to depict different characters and an array of scenes, as well as perform songs. After each round of improvisation, Aisha will dole out points to our four performers and declare a winner at the end of every episode. Directed by Geraldine Dowd (#901). Original airdate 1/8/2021.
- The CW Grandma Got Runover By A Reindeer – Saturday, December 18 Show More
- ONE-HOUR SPECIAL – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-G) (HDTV)
“Grandma Got Runover By A Reindeer”
A TIMELESS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL ─ Based on the hit song that became a timeless holiday classic, this wild, wacky and heartwarming adventure features young Jake Spankenheimer on the quest of a lifetime to track down his missing Grandma on Christmas Eve and prove that Santa Claus is indeed real. Michele Lee (“Knots Landing”) provides the voice of Jake’s greedy Cousin Mel and recording artist Elmo Shropshire provides the narration. Promo
- The CW World’s Funniest Animals: Christmas – Saturday, December 18 Show More
- ONE-HOUR SPECIAL
“World’s Funniest Animals: Christmas” – (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
‘TIS THE SEASON FOR CUTENESS – Grab your hot cocoa and get into the holiday spirit with the cutest animals this side of the North Pole. This special is the gift that keeps on giving with pets in all their holiday finery, dogs writing letters to Santa, and the joy of snow! Who is on the nice list and who found themselves on the naughty list? WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS: CHRISTMAS is hosted by Elizabeth Stanton with special guest Kayla Compton (“The Flash”) and commentary by Carmen Hodgson, Neel Ghosh, Mikalah Gordon, Brandon Rogers, Noah Matthews, Maiara Walsh, and Brian Cooper. The special is produced by Associated Television International. Original airdate 12/1/2021.
- FOX I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE – Saturday, December 18 Show More
- “I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE” – (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
GIVE THANKS FOR GOOD GUESSES ON “I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE” SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, ON FOX
Hosted by Ken Jeong, permanent panelists Cheryl Hines and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton and an additional rotating panel of celebrity detectives must help one contestant tell the difference between good and bad singers, without ever hearing them sing a note. With $100,000 on the line and the celebrity panel by their side, contestants will attempt to weed out the bad “Secret Voices” from the good, based on a series of clues, interrogation and lip synch challenges. In the end, the singer whom each contestant picks will reveal if they are good or bad in a duet performance with a musical superstar, Rick Springfield, resulting in an amazing musical collaboration or a totally hilarious train wreck in the “Episode 8: Rick Springfield, Taye Diggs, DeRay Davis, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Houghton” episode of I CAN SEE YOUR VOICE airing Saturday, Dec. 18 (11:00 PM-Midnight ET/PT) on FOX. (VOI-106) (TV-PG D, L)
- NBC “SPECIALS””KELLY CLARKSON PRESENTS: WHEN CHRISTMAS COMES AROUND” REPEAT Show More
- 12/15/2021 (10:00PM – 11:00PM) (Wednesday) : “The Voice” coach and Emmy and Grammy Award-winning talk show host Kelly Clarkson hosts a holiday special featuring music performances, exciting duets and special guests while she shares her traditions and gives back to those in need.
- NBC “SPECIALS””DOLLY PARTON’S COAT OF MANY COLORS” Show More
- 12/16/2021 (09:00PM – 11:00PM) (Thursday) : “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” is based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton’s remarkable upbringing. This once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat that helped make Parton who she is today. Starring Jennifer Nettles, Ricky Schroder, Gerald McRaney and Alyvia Alyn Lind. TV-G
- NBC “MOVIE OF THE WEEK””SING” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/17/2021 (08:00PM – 10:00PM) (Friday) : TV-PG – A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition. Promo
- NBC “THE WALL””MELVIN AND MEREDITH” REPEAT Show More
- 12/18/2021 (08:00PM – 09:00PM) (Saturday) : TV-PG
- NBC “DATELINE WEEKEND MYSTERY””SA3113” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/18/2021 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) (Saturday) : Dateline’s “And Then There Were Three” to Air Saturday, December 18 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT
Due to NBC’s primetime schedule, the broadcast will air according to the following time zones: Eastern: airs at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday; Central: airs at 8 p.m. CT on Saturday; Pacific and Mountain: check your local listings.
THE STORY: Days before Christmas, a high school senior is found dead in her car after visiting the mall. It would take almost 40 years for investigators to identify her killer.
REPORTED BY: Dennis Murphy WHERE: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
INTERVIEWS WITH: Detective Doug Larison, Detective Matt Denlinger, the victim’s friends and others.
- NBC “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE””ELLEN DeGENERES/ NO DOUBT.” ORIGINAL Show More
- 12/18/2021 (10:00PM) (Saturday) : TV-14 – Ellen DeGeneres / No Doubt
- These TV shows will come out on DVD this week: “2021 World Series Champions” (also on Blu-ray); “Abbott & Costello Show: Season 1;” “Dr. STONE: Season One” (only on Blu-ray); and “Manifest: Season 3.”
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