Easy (Netflix) – Season two kicks off in much the same way as season one: by exploring the love lives of a handful of Chicago urbanites. Each episode focuses on a different character’s journey but this time, Aubrey Plaza, Kate Berlant, Joe Lo Truglio, Michaela Watkins, and Judy Greer are joining the cast.
Gotham (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) – Alfred tries to give Bruce a wake-up call while Gordon brokers a deal with Penguin.
Supernatural (CW, 8:00 p.m.) – Sam and Dean steal a mysterious trunk belonging to a demon in exchange for a locator spell the brothers can use to find Jack.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) – An old video surfaces that exposes a long-held secret about Leonard and Penny’s relationship while Sheldon tries to teach the guys a lesson after they cut him out of a potentially valuable Bitcoin investment.
Thursday Night Football: Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys (NBC, 8:25 p.m.) – The Redskins take on the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.
Young Sheldon (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) – Sheldon is on a mission to prove some idiot from NASA wrong when he visits Sheldon’s school and questions his science.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) — Julianne Hough, Nick Lachey, and Jesse Palmer host a holiday celebration that features Ciara, Darius Rucker, Fifth Harmony, Fitz and the Tantrums, Hanson, Jason Derulo, and Lea Michele.
Van Helsing (Syfy, 9:00 p.m.) – The group finds sanctuary in a town run by a sheriff and his troops after one of their own goes missing.
Mom (CBS, 9:00 p.m.) – An injury regulates Bonnie to a wheelchair so Christy takes over her management duties and makes a surprising discovery.
The Orville (Fox, 9:00 p.m.) – Kelly tries to convince Ed to promote Lt. Lamarr after the Orville gets damaged by a mysterious spatial anomaly.
Life in Pieces (CBS, 9:30 p.m.) — When Tim and Heather go to an expensive dinner to celebrate their anniversary, they are determined to finish every bite of their pricey 20-course meal.
S.W.A.T. (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) – Hondo and the team investigate a wealthy neighborhood after a string of robberies are committed and Deacon and Luca have their hands full protecting a hockey player who likes to live on the wild side.
Dark (Netflix) – Two children go missing in a German town and their disappearance unveils the sinful past of four families involved in the search. Apparently, this is the German answer to Stranger Things, minus the demogorgon action.
LATE NIGHT GUESTS
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Elizabeth Banks, Matt Smith
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kumail Nanjiani, Kristaps Porzingis, Miguel
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Kate Winslet, Lewis Black, Wolf Alice
Late Night With Seth Meyers: Allison Williams, Ben Mendelsohn, Jacob Banks, Will Dorsey Jr.
The Late Late Show With James Corden: Bryan Cranston, Timothee Chalamet, BTS
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Conan: Josh Hutcherson, Daveed Diggs, Talib Kweli featuring Anderson .Paak