What’s On Tonight: ‘DWTS’ Crowns A Winner And ‘This Is Us’ Serves Up Some Heartbreak For Thanksgiving

11.22.16 1 year ago


This Is Us (NBC, 9:00 p.m.) – In the past, Jack and Rebecca take a detour while on their way to Rebecca’s parents’ house for Thanksgiving. In the present, Kate is forced to make two drastic decisions; Kevin invited his new girlfriend to the family’s Thanksgiving celebrations; and Randall learns a hurtful secret his mother kept from him.

Dancing With the Stars (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) – A winner for season 23 is announced, but only after a final competition round; performances by Vanilla Ice, Andy Grammer and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds; and a preview of the Dancing With the Stars: Live! We Came to Dance tour.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) – Jake goes overboard to impress Amy’s dad – a former cop – at her family’s Thanksgiving dinner while Holt helps Pimento cope with the fact that he can no longer work for the NYPD.

NCIS (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) – Agent Bishop questions the work she’s done for the NSA after travelling to Gitmo to gather evidence in the murder case of a Navy chaplain. Meanwhile, Bishop’s brothers visit for Thanksgiving and harass her coworkers into telling them who she’s dating.

The Flash (CW, 8:00 p.m.) – Caitlin uses her abilities to save Barry but the effort causes her to unleash her inner Killer Frost, who terrorizes the city in her hunt for Dr. Alchemy, kidnapping Julian and battling both the Flash and Vibe.

The Middle (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) – Frankie takes some pretty extreme measures in order to ensure Axl’s girlfriend April doesn’t make it into the family’s holiday photos.

The Voice (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) – Another hopeful is sent home tonight as the Top 11 becomes the Top 10.

WWE SmackDown (USA, 8:00 p.m.) – The stars of Raw face off against the biggest names from Smackdown in the definitive battle for brand supremacy.

American Housewife (ABC, 8:30 p.m.) – Katie’s on edge when her mother visits for Thanksgiving but a surprising ally surfaces to help ease the tension between the two women.

New Girl (Fox, 8:30 p.m.) – Jess plans the ultimate Thanksgiving day feast but when Schmidt’s heartbroken dad and Cece’s ex boyfriend show up, the festivities are threatened. Meanwhile, Nick learns that Regan is putting off moving in with him and Winston deals with his “heroic” injury.

Bull (CBS, 9:00 p.m.) – Marissa’s wardrobe and attitude makeover cause Danny and Cable some concern as Bull investigates a conspiracy involving a corrupt assemblyman while helping a new client facing vehicular manslaughter charges.

Good Behavior (TNT, 9:00 p.m.) – Letty faces an ultimatum from her parole officer as she and Javier scramble to tie up loose ends following a violent crime he committed.

Teen Wolf (MTV, 9:00 p.m.) – Stiles is still MIA but at least the group is starting to realize it. While Scott, Lydia and Malia search for lost memories of their missing friend, Corey stumbles upon a link between his powers and the Wild Hunt.

Scream Queens (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) – A blood shortage at the hospital prompts Dean Munsch and Chanel to start a blood drive. Meanwhile, Nurse Hoffel’s plan for revenge is put in motion; Hester devises a way to join the hospital staff; and a shocking revelation about the Green Meanie is uncovered.

Chicago Fire (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) – Dawson runs over a pedestrian while responding to a call and the station faces a lawsuit because of the accident.

Ink Master (Spike, 10:00 p.m.) – The artists work together to create cyborg pieces for their canvases.

NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) – A sailor is killed during a motorcycle rally in the city and the team must determine whether it was an accident or something more sinister.

Shooter (USA, 10:00 p.m.) – Bob Lee winds up in jail and must figure out a way to protect his family from behind bars as Isaac attempts to permanently silence him.

Tosh.0 (Comedy Central, 10:00 p.m.) – In which Tosh meets a beautiful British Beefeater; locates his Internet twins; and tries to set a record for hugs.

Sweet/Vicious (MTV, 10:00 p.m.) – Jules decides to hang up her vigilante costume until Ophelia convinces her to return to the fight.

Drunk History (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.) – Tonight we learn about the Boston molasses flood of 1919; how New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia fought the mob over artichokes in 1935; and see the beginnings of Julia Child’s love story when she meets her future husband while working for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II.

Search Party (TBS, 11:00 p.m.) – Dory and the gang travel upstate to Chantal’s vigil at her family’s house where the group makes quite the impression. Later, Dory and Drew invite Chantal’s crazy ex-boyfriend over for dinner in order to find out more about her disappearance.


Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Bono, Julia Roberts, Channing Tatum, Kristen Bell, DJ Khaled, Neil Patrick Harris, Halsey, the Killers

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Sarah Jessica Parker, Scott Patterson, Liza Weil, Sean Gunn, Frank Pellegrino Jr.

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: James Marsden, Jimmie Johnson, John Waters

Late Night With Seth Meyers: Gayle King, Ben Platt, a performance from Broadway’s “Dear Evan Hansen”

The Late Late Show With James Corden: Aaron Eckhart, Trevor Noah, Green Day

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