Tuesday TV: American Auto Encore, Grand Crew Encore, A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special & More

News & Notes

Get a Saturday Night Live T-Shirt at AmazonTonight, ABC has the 18th season finale of The Bachelorette followed by the After the Final Rose special and FOX has pushed the holiday episodes of Fantasy Island to Thursday because of the NFL games they are airing tonight.

Over on cable, Food Network has the series premiere of Throwdown With Michael Symon, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of The Christmas Ball, OWN has the TV movie premiere of Song & Story: Amazing Grace, and tbs has the fourth season finale of The Last O.G..

On streaming, as of this morning, Netflix has the Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster comedy special.

Next Tuesday, BET has the eighth winter season finale of House of Payne, the second winter season finale of Assisted Living and the third winter season finale of The Oval and Netflix drops the first season of Azcarate: No Holds Barred

Prime Picks

American Auto (NBC): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.
Grand Crew (NBC): Repeat. The series premiere episode, “Pilot,” replays.

A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special (NBC): New Special. A new compilation of Christmas themed sketches from past season plays. Runs two hours.

Solid Selections

Insecure (HBO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Out, Okay?!,” replays. Runs 30 minutes. The previous episode, “Choices, Okay?!,” replays right before.
Beat Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeat. “Holidays Are for Battle.” Plays again later.

Beat Bobby Flay (Food Network): New. “It’s All Business.” Plays again later.
Throwdown With Michael Symon (Food Network): New. “Savory Chicken Swarma.” Plays again later.

Throwdown With Michael Symon (Food Network): Season Finale. “Crunchy Asian Fried Chicken.” Plays again later.
Beat Bobby Flay (Food Network): Repeat. “Winter Win-derland.” Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO Signature): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Igor, Gregor & Timor,” replays.
  • Dexter: New Blood (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Skin of Her Teeth,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.
  • Yellowjackets (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Saints,” replays. Plays again later on Showtime.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football action today with Kent State vs. Wyoming in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl and later has UTSA vs. San Diego State in the Frisco Bowl.
  • ESPN+ has 33 college basketball games including Chicago State at Iowa State.
  • FOX has NFL action tonight with the Seattle Seahawks at the Los Angeles Rams or the Washington Football Team at the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • FS1 has doubleheader college basketball action tonight with Xavier at Villanova followed by another game.
  • TNT has doubleheader NBA action tonight with the Indiana Pacers at the Miami Heat followed by the Phoenix Suns at the Los Angeles Lakers.

Late Night

  • Condor (ePix): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episodes, “The Road We Take,” replays. The previous episode, “A Perspective, Not the Truth,” replays right before.

Tuesday TV Marathons

Chicago Fire (ION): Has 15 episodes today into late night.
The Facts of Life (Logo): Has 10 episodes today.
Friends (tbs): Has 10 episodes today.
Impractical Jokers… (truTV): Has 16 episodes tonight and four in late night.
The King of Queens (fyi,): Has 32 episodes today into late night.
Law & Order (WEtv): Has 14 episodes today into late night.
Modern Family (E!): Has 21 episodes.
NCIS (SundanceTV): Nine episodes tonight into late night.
NCIS (USA Network): Six episodes today.
Will & Grace (Logo): Has 11 episodes in late night.

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