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What to Watch – November 16-22

by on ‎11-16-2012 04:49 PM

Television.jpgIt’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is next week! We have all the usual Thanksgiving specials to look forward to, along with a special FiOS TV video-on-demand folder dedicated to “Turkey Tips.” More on that in the “One More Note” section below, and here’s your look at a selection of sporting events and other programs airing on TV during the coming week.



America’s Next Top Model – 8 pm on CW (season finale)

Shark Tank – 9 pm on ABC

We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston – 10 pm on CBS (Whitney tribute featuring everyone from Celine Dion to Usher to Jennifer Hudson)



Coldplay Live 2012 – 8 pm on EPIX

Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade – 10 pm on Hallmark

Saturday Night Live – 11:30 pm on NBC (Jeremy Renner hosts and Maroon 5 is the musical guest)



Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess – 7 pm on Disney Channel

The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards – 8 pm on ABC

Oprah’s Favorite Things – 8 pm on OWN

Sunday Night Football – 8:20 pm on NBC (Ravens vs. Steelers)



The Voice – 8 pm on NBC (Top 10 perform)

Monday Night Football – 8:30 pm on ESPN (Bears vs. 49ers)

Revolution – 10 pm on NBC



Inventing David Geffen: American Masters – 8 pm on PBS

Hart of Dixie – 8 pm on CW (Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney guest stars)

The Mindy Project – 9 pm on FOX (Mindy cooks Thanksgiving dinner)



Charlie Brown Thanksgiving – 8 pm on ABC

The X Factor – 8 pm on FOX

Criminal Minds – 9 pm on CBS

Top Chef – 10 pm on Bravo (episode is called “Tom vs. Emeril: Turkeypocalypse”)


Thursday – Happy Thanksgiving!:

Family Film Fest – 6:45 am on EPIX (24 hours of family-friendly films, including Harriet the Spy, The Adventures of Tintin, Alpha and Omega, Hugo, and The Last Airbender)

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – 9 am on CBS and NBC

NFL Football – 12:30 pm on CBS (Texans vs. Lions); 4:15 pm on FOX (Redskins vs. Cowboys); and 8:20 pm on NBC (Jets vs. Patriots)

Bad 25 – 9:30 pm on ABC (Michael Jackson documentary)


One more note: You may have read my blog earlier this week about our Who’s Your Thanksgiving Meal Hero? sweepstakes, which mentioned some of our Food Network on demand programming. To help you prepare for the holiday, check out FiOS TV’s Turkey Day Tips, found in the TV Shows video-on-demand folder.


What are you watching this week? Don’t forget to let us know if there are any shows that you’d like us to remind you about in future posts. Happy watching!



**all times listed here are Eastern Standard


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