Thursday TV: Life in Pieces, Mom, Elementary & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 26, 2015

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Get Elementary Episodes via Amazon VideoTonight, FOX has The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration special.

Over on cable, FYI has a Food Porn special and Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of The 12 Gifts of Christmas

On streaming, Crackle has SuperMansion S.1 Ep.10.

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Prime Picks

The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Repeat. The ninth season premiere episode, “The Matrimonial Momentum,” replays. Runs 31 minutes.
Life in Pieces (CBS): New. Jen cuts her finger and Greg takes her to the hospital. John, Samantha and Sophia go to a unique restaurant. Tim gets a sexy anniversary gift from Heather. Sophia gets in trouble for swearing. Start a minute after the half hour and runs 30 minutes.

Mom (CBS): New. Christy is excited to hear that Violet wants to spend more time with her. Bonnie tries to make amends with her apartment building nemesis. Starts a minute after the hour and runs 29 minutes.

Elementary (CBS): New. The murder of a fertility lab tech is investigated. Watson is being investigated by an NYPD detective.

Solid Selections

Homeland (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “All About Allison,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.

The Middle (ABC): Repeat. The “Thanksgiving VII,” episode replays.
The Goldbergs (ABC): Repeat. The “In Conclusion, Thanksgiving,” episode replays.

Haven (Syfy): New. Audrey and Duke try to figure out how to get Nathan out of the Void. Dave has to struggle to get away from Croatoan. Plays again later.

Other Option

  • Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz Edge): Repeat. This past Saturday night’s episode, “Brujo,” replays. Runs 30 minutes.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has NFL action with the Carolina Panthers at the Dallas Cowboys in the second game of the day.
  • CBS Sports has two college basketball games tonight.
  • ESPN has doubleheader college basketball action today and later has Thursday Night College Football action with South Florida at Central Florida.
  • ESPN2 has six college basketball games.
  • ESPNU has four college basketball games.
  • FOX has NFL action with the Philadelphia Eagles at the Detroit Lions in the first game of the day.
  • FS1 has college basketball action today with Richmond at West Virginia followed by college football action with Texas Tech at Texas followed by college basketball action with California vs. San Diego State.
  • NBC has NFL action with the Chicago Bears at the Green Bay Packers tonight in the third game of the day.

Thanksgiving Day TV Marathons

Blue Bloods (ION): Has 18 episodes.
Friends (TBS): Has 11 episodes today.
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (Bravo): Eight episodes early.
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (IFC): Has 12 episodes tonight.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 10 episodes tonight into late night.
Modern Family (USA Network): Has 18 episodes tonight.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (ShoutFactoryTV): Has six episodes today.
That ’70s Show (IFC): Has 29 episodes today.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.


Wednesday TV: Rosewood, Kingdom, Code Black & More

by Jason the TVaholic on November 25, 2015

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News & Notes

Get Rosewood Episodes via Amazon VideoTonight, NBC has The Making of The Wiz Live! special.

Over on cable, Bravo has an Inside the Actors Studio: Bryan Cranston special, Cooking Channel has the second season finale of Pizza Masters, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Once Upon a Holiday, and History has the series premiere of Christmas Through the Decades special.

On streaming, Hulu has Casual S.1 Ep.9 dropping this morning.

Prime Picks

Rosewood (FOX): New. A murder plot during Miami Fashion Week is investigated. Rosewood goes to a colleague and friend for some help on the case.

Kingdom (DirecTV): New. Alvey and Nate go to a low end fight in Fresno. Jay deals with his breakup with Laura and cutting weight. Lisa has a plan to fix Ryan’s image.

Code Black (CBS): New. An actor in a traveling show gets a really bad diagnosis. A 17-year-old boy must decide whether to take his father off of life support.

Solid Selections

Inside the Actors Studio (Bravo): New Special. Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle) is interviewed about his career.

Empire (FOX): New. Cookie and Candace need some help to rescue their sister. Cookie finds out the truth about Laz.

Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC): Repeat. Jimmy talks with the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Other Options

  • Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz): Repeat. This past Saturday night’s episode, “Brujo,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later two times.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “All About Allison,” replays.
  • Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving (NBC): Repeat. Thanksgiving themed sketches from the show are shown including Adam Sandler’s Turkey Song, Greetings from Tonto, Tarzan and Frankenstein and more. Runs two hours.

Sports Notes

  • CBS Sports has four college basketball games.
  • ESPN has a college basketball game tonight.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games.
  • ESPNU has three college basketball games.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight.

Wednesday TV Marathons

Law & Order (ION): Has 14 episodes.
Law & Order (WEtv): Seven episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (WEtv): Eight episodes today.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 17 episodes.


Tuesday TV: The Grinder, Young & Hungry, Limitless & More

November 24, 2015

News & Notes Tonight, ABC has the 21st season finale of Dancing With the Stars and The CW has a Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown special. Over on cable, A&E has the eighth season finale of Storage Wars and the first season finale of Storage Wars: Miami, ABC Family has a Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years […]

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Should You Go Shopping for Laughs on NBC’s Superstore?

November 23, 2015

On this episode we preview NBC’s new comedy Superstore. It stars America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Ben Feldman (Drop Dead Diva, Mad Men), Mark McKinney (Slings and Arrows), Lauren Ash (Another Period), Colton Dunn (Parks and Recreation), Nichole Bloom (Shameless), and Nico Santos (Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2). NBC describes Superstore as a hilarious workplace comedy […]

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