Chuck (NBC): New. Chuck has seen that Sarah still has a thing for Bryce, but now has to pretend to be her husband for a mission to stop a counterfeiter.
Heroes (NBC): New. Adam’s pursuit of the virus has put Hiro, Matt, Peter and Nathan at odds. Micah gets his mother to help Monica. Maya finally sees how much of a monster that Sylar is. And, Elle tries to impress her father. This is the episode that the season has been building toward. It feels pretty ominous to see it advertised as the finale. It is the “Volume II: Generations” finale.
Life (NBC): New. Part one of a two-part episode that finishes up in its normal Wednesday timeslot. A Zen master was buried alive 10 years ago and with the discovery of the body, Crews and Reece are assigned the case. Crews finds some info that Reece’s father may have been involved somehow with the murders that he spent time in prison for. NBC has picked the show up for the season, should the strike ever end and we get a full season.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (ABC): Repeat. The holiday animated classic with Charlie Brown searching for the meaning of Christmas.
Samantha Who? (ABC): New. Sam tries to cover up an accident in her father’s car.
Notes From the Underbelly (ABC): New. During a power outage, Lauren starts to worry about her ability to care for a child. Andrew is pretty confident until he has some problems at an infant CPR class.
October Road (ABC): New. Owen wants Nick to find out the details of his wife’s affair with Ikey. Eddie finally tells the secret that could end his business venture with Nick before it even gets started.
The Closer (TNT): New. Brenda and Fritz are investigating the shooting of two armored truck guards. Also, Brenda’s family wants to spend Christmas together. Runs two hours and plays again later. Twelve episodes from season three replays leading up to this episode.
Saving Grace (TNT): Winter Premiere. While at a disaster site, Grace gets trapped with a victim. Replays again later.
Oxygen has nine episodes of The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency.
Sci Fi has eight episodes of The Outer Limits early.
Spike TV has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation tonight.
TNT has 12 of the 13 season three episodes of The Closer leading up to tonight’s new two-hour special episode for a total of 14 hours.