News & Notes
Over on cable, Cooking Channel has the first season finale of Sinful Sweets, Disney Channel has a Disney Channel Fa-La-La-Lidays Celebrates a Radio Disney Family Holiday special, and Epix has a Marc Maron: More Later comedy special.
In late night, Adult Swim has a Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories: Tornado special.
On streaming, Netflix has the premiere of A Very Murray Christmas.
Listen to the latest episode of TV times Three: Ep.301, “Mom & the Grandfathered in Superstore.” On this episode I am joined by @mytakeontv and @kyool to talk some TV news and discuss recent episodes of Grandfathered, The Grinder, Young & Hungry, Life in Pieces and Mom, and the series premiere of Superstore. Plus, a brief reality check and some TV recommendations at the end.
Undateable (NBC): New. Whitney Cummings guest stars as the maid of honor at a bachelorette party being held at the bar. Runs 30 minutes.
Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz Edge): Repeat. Last week’s episode, “The Host,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later on Starz.
Grimm (NBC): New. Nick and Hank end up on a case that leads them to the Rat King. Trubel is taken to the hospital. Nick meets Meisner.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): New. Guy goes “Isle-Talian.” Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
Unforgettable (A&E): New. The team investigates the murder of a young jazz prodigy. Runs 61 minutes. Plays again later. Last week’s two episodes replay right before.
American Diner Revival (Food Network): New. A New Jersey diner gets a makeover. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
The Soup (E!): New. Fred Savage (The Grinder, The Wonder Years) appears. Runs 30 minutes. Plays again later.
- Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (The CW): Repeat. Animated retelling of this offbeat holiday tale.
- Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town (ABC): Repeat. Fred Astaire and Mickey Rooney are some of the voices in this classic holiday tale that tells the legend of Santa Claus and how he got in the toy delivery business.
- CBS Sports has doubleheader college football action with Western Michigan at Toledo followed by Boise State at San Jose State and doubleheader college basketball.
- ESPN has doubleheader NBA action tonight with the Brooklyn Nets at the New York Knicks followed by the Cleveland Cavaliers at the New Orleans Pelicans.
- ESPN2 has college football action with the MAC Championship with Bowling Green vs. Northern Illinois followed by college basketball action with Oregon at UNLV.
- FS1 has college basketball action with Alabama at Southern Mississippi.
- Haven (Syfy): Repeat. Last night’s episode, “Blind Spot,” replays.
- Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “The Litvinov Ruse,” replays.
- The Royals (USA Network): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Is This Not Something More Than Fantasy?,” of the E! series replays on its sister cabler.
Friday TV Marathons
Criminal Minds (ION): Seven episodes tonight.
Law & Order (SundanceTV): Has 11 episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (ION): Seven episodes today.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 11 episodes.
Martin (BET): Has 10 episodes tonight.
The Simpsons (FXX): Has 12 episodes tonight.