News & Notes
On cable tonight, ABC Family has new holiday themed episodes of Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy, BBC America has the first season finale of The Game, CNN has the first season finale of Somebody’s Gotta Do It, and Cooking Channel has the second season finale of Best in Chow.
DirecTV has the first season finale of Kingdom.
Arrow (The CW): New. Nyssa is back in Starling City to let Oliver that Ra’s al Ghul has given him two days to uncover Sara’s killer or he will send the League of Assassins to start killing random citizens. Laurel is shocked to find her mother has come to visit at Christmas.
The 100 (The CW): New. Bellamy and Octavia reveal a dangerous secret.
The Game (BBC America): Season Finale. A KGB bombing and the mole’s confession sends the team reeling. Operation Glass heads to an end, as MI5 attempts to put everything together before disaster strikes. Runs 70 minutes. Plays again later.
The Middle (ABC): New. Frankie decides to do a more simplistic Christmas. Mike puts up an artificial tree.
The Goldbergs (ABC): New. Barry thinks he is about to become famous. Adam works to make peace between his dad and grandpa.
Modern Family (ABC): New. The family celebrates Haley’s 21st birthday. Jay and Phil run into problems going to pick up Haley’s gift. Runs 31 minutes.
black-ish (ABC): New. Bow decides not to fight with Ruby over who will cook the big holiday dinner. Dre thinks his annual office party needs a black Santa. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.
Nashville (ABC): New. Rayna isn’t sure she wants to go in tour again and leave the kids behind. Avery goes to his mother for some advice.
- The Affair (Showtime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “8” replays.
- Baby Daddy (ABC Family): New. Ben gets a chance to see what his and everyone else’s lives would be like if Christmas didn’t exist. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
- Criminal Minds (CBS): New. The team heads to Salt Lake City to track down a killer that may be linked to a fugitive killer.
- Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “13 Hours in Islamabad” replays.
- Kingdom (DirecTV): Season Finale. “King Beast.”
- Melissa & Joey (ABC Family): New. Mel talks about her family’s past while decorating for the holidays. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
- The Missing (Starz): Repeat. This past Saturday’s episode, “Gone Fishing,” replays. Runs 65 minutes. Plays again later.
- The Newsroom (HBO): Repeat. This past Sunday’s episode, “Oh Shenandoah,” replays.
- ESPN has doubleheader NBA action tonight.
- ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action tonight.
- FS1 has college basketball action tonight.
Wednesday TV Marathons
Cold Case (ION): Nine episodes tonight.
Law & Order (WEtv): Has 11 episodes tonight into late night.
NCIS (USA Network): Has 10 episodes.
Rookie Blue (ION): Five episodes today.
Sanford and Son (TV One): Has 10 episodes early.