Watch With Amanda: What’s On TV This Week? November 19 – 25

This week: Happy Thanksgiving week Americans! Lots of repeats on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday but we always have A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving to look forward to!

What will you be watching?

Monday November 19th
How I Met Your Mother (8pm): Marshall recommends an old law-school buddy for a position at the firm, but the job interview doesn’t quite work out, and Marshall needs to square things with the boss. Meanwhile, Robin helps Barney get back into the swing of things on the gentlemen’s-club circuit.
Bones (8pm): The remains of a crime-scene cleanup expert are found sealed in a mysterious pod that washed up on a beach. Meanwhile, Angela and Hodgins have reason to believe that Cam has a secret lover.


Gossip Girl (9pm): Eleanor visits and puts unexpected pressure on Blair. Meanwhile, Serena helps Dan go apartment hunting, and old feelings surface; Chuck asks Nate to secure some incriminating evidence against Bart; and Rufus and Ivy prepare to open their art gallery.
Revolution (10pm): Charlie and the gang head for Monroe’s chamber at Independence Hall, but they run into trouble when they can’t separate fantasy from reality; Danny grows suspicious of Rachel.

Hawaii Five-0 (10pm): Five-0 investigates the murder of a computer hacker. Meanwhile, McGarrett tries to stage a reunion between his mom and his sister.
Castle (10pm): Castle and Beckett must go on the run with a murder witness they’re protecting from the mob, and because they had to move quickly, they find themselves unarmed and stranded with no phone in the middle of the night.

Tuesday November 20th
NCIS (8pm): Conclusion. Gibbs searches for a terrorist, with the help of a Marine captain dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder. Meanwhile, Abby gets excited about the NCIS Thanksgiving dinner; and Ziva makes special plans for the opera.


Hart of Dixie (8pm): A high-school boy develops a crush on Zoe, and she’s advised not to break his heart until after the big football game. Meanwhile, Lemon wants AnnaBeth to be her partner in a catering business; and Lavon attempts to impress Ruby’s grandfather.
Raising Hope (8pm): For Natesville’s annual Thanksgiving Radish Harvest Festival, Jimmy enters a contest to sell candy bars, and if he wins Hope can ride on a Thanksgiving float. But when he comes up short, Virginia and Maw Maw conjure up an ominous family secret that might push him over the top.
Ben & Kate (8:30pm): Kate attends a high-school reunion the night before Thanksgiving, and Will suggests that she stand up to a woman who bullied her when they were students. Elsewhere, Ben and BJ are keeping a secret from Kate.
New Girl (9pm): Jess enlists Schmidt’s help for a “Parent Trap”-type scheme when her divorced parents (Jamie Lee Curtis, Rob Reiner) visit for Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, Schmidt must deal with family drama of his own when Winston pits him against his visiting cousin, Big Schmidt.

Happy Endings (9pm): t’s Thanksgiving dinner at Alex and Dave’s new place, but he goes a little overboard when he feeds his guests a heaping helping of his heritage in his efforts to have them experience the holiday in a Navajo way. Meanwhile, Max scores a copy of the lost season of “The Real World” in which he and Brad were cast members, and this sets off a trip down memory lane as the gang recalls how they all met 10 years before.
Go On (9pm): An old college friend arrives, sparking a surprise competition between Ryan and Steven to win her affection. Meanwhile, Ryan takes the gang to the studio for Thanksgiving; Owen’s mother scrutinizes Lauren’s qualifications; and Ryan meets Anne’s children.
Emily Owens M.D. (9pm): Emily becomes the laughingstock of the hospital when she is embarrassed by a drug-impaired patient. Meanwhile, Tyra sets Emily up on a date with her ex-boyfriend; and a family secret is revealed when a teen needs a partial liver transplant but neither parent is a match.
The Mindy Project (9:30pm): Mindy cooks Thanksgiving dinner at Gwen’s house, but is surprised that the guest list includes Dennis, her former blind date, who shows up with his new girlfriend. Meanwhile, Danny is all alone at the office; and Jeremy meets Betsy’s unusual family at their holiday gathering.
Don’t Trust The B—- In Apt 23 (9:30pm): June spends an awkward Thanksgiving with Chloe when they visit Chloe’s parents. Meanwhile, James volunteers at an exclusive celebrity-run soup kitchen to garner good publicity and then is unpleasantly surprised when he finds out he actually has to work.
The New Normal (9:30pm): As the gang gears up to celebrate Thanksgiving, Shania and Bryan save some turkeys from their crispy fate and take them home as pets, sparking a meat-free menu in the process. Elsewhere, everyone tries to make amends with those they’ve been battling.
Parenthood (10pm): Crosby and Jasmine organize an event for Jabbar’s school; Amber gains insight into Ryan’s past during a road trip; Adam and Kristina arrange a sleepover for Max; Julia and Joel try to adapt to both of their kids’ needs; and Sarah and Mark question their relationship after facing a parenting dilemma.

Private Practice (10pm): Henry’s birth mom returns and decides she wants to have a bigger presence in his life, causing Addison to reexamine her own role as a parent. Meanwhile, Addison’s former mentor reveals a troubling secret.
Vegas (10pm): The Milwaukee mob puts out a hit on Savino, and Sheriff Lamb finds himself protecting the casino boss instead of trying to get the goods on him. Meanwhile, the mayoral-election results are in.
Sons of Anarchy (10pm): Jax scrambles to put his affairs in order. Meanwhile, Nero deals with his old crew.

Wednesday November 21st
Criminal Minds (9pm): The unit searches for a missing school bus full of children that disappeared near Washington, DC.
Law & Order: SVU (9pm): Claims of sexual abuse at an elite private school are investigated by the detectives, but their efforts are stalled by uncooperative school officials. A retired teacher then helps the police expose a huge cover-up involving even more victims.


Chicago Fire (10pm): Severide delays taking a drug test after he and the rest of the firehouse staff are exposed to a meth lab over the Thanksgiving holiday. Elsewhere, Truck and Squad run into problems while coming to the aid of a gang-related shooting victim; a deep-fried-turkey fire gets out of control; Dawson rescues a bleeding man; and Casey delivers a baby in the midst of a traffic accident.
CSI (10pm): Five bodies are found in what appears to be a meteor site in the desert. The investigation leads Finlay to revisit her past when she recognizes one of the victims.
American Horror Story: Asylum (10pm): A mysterious little girl is abandoned at Briarcliff. The Monsignor makes a Faustian pact with Dr. Arden. The origin of Bloody Face is revealed.

Thursday November 22nd
Glee (9pm): Jake & Ryder find themselves entangled in a love triangle; Blaine runs into members of The Warblers.

Sunday November 25th
Once Upon A Time (8pm): A determined Cora tries to snatch the compass from Mary Margaret and Emma. Meanwhile, Regina and Mr. Gold endanger David, hoping this will be a catalyst for him to connect with Mary Margaret and assist her and Emma with finding a way back to Storybrooke.
The Simpsons (8pm): Homer is bummed when his “MyPad” tablet computer breaks, but hope springs eternal when Ned Flanders discovers a tree with magical powers and a bark that spells out “HOPE” in the Simpsons’ backyard.
Revenge (9pm): An episode set in 2006 finds Victoria’s mom visiting her, sparking unpleasant childhood memories for Victoria. Meanwhile, Emily begins her first mission under Takeda and meets Aiden; Nolan’s company goes public; and Jack’s dad upsets some shady folks.


Family Guy (9pm): A midlife crisis leads to Lois adopting a wild new persona, and Peter struggles to keep up with her. Meanwhile, Stewie’s new pet, a turtle he found in the park, turns out to have an evil side and is bent on ruining Stewie’s life.
Dexter (9pm): As Dexter scrambles to track down Isaak, a power struggle erupts among the Koshka Brotherhood, which could prove to Dexter’s advantage. Meanwhile, Miami Dade tries to smoke out the Phantom Arsonist.

Boardwalk Empire (9pm): Nucky and Eddie hide out with Chalky when Gyp descends on Atlantic City, where his band of thugs takes over the Artemis Club, forcing Gillian to reconsider her business model. Meanwhile, Luciano makes a risky move; and Richard suffers a setback.
The Walking Dead (9pm): The Governor seeks information, while a new arrival at the prison forces Rick to make a decision.

The Good Wife (9pm): Alicia and Diane agree to let a famous liberal lawyer assist them on a case, but they soon realize that he may not have their client’s best interests in mind. Meanwhile, Alicia’s mother arrives seeking legal and moral support from her daughter and son.
Treme (10pm): SEASON FINALE! In the Season 3 finale, Janette clashes with Tim over an unauthorized benefit for a local institution. Meanwhile, Davis orchestrates his exit from the music business, but not before one more gig with an old friend; Delmond reconsiders his participation in the jazz center’s plans; Terry vents his frustration over his colleagues’ ostracism; Toni sees a chance for justice in an important case; and Annie’s album gets released.
Homeland (10pm): Brody’s family must go into hiding. Carrie worries about Brody while the CIA contemplates moving forward on their plans without him.

The Mentalist (10pm): The CBI team investigates the murder of a real estate agent with former gang ties, while Jane searches for leads on his new connection to Red John.

One Reply to “Watch With Amanda: What’s On TV This Week? November 19 – 25”

  1. I could not get the like button to work???? I always enjoy your reviews. Have a great Thanksgiving:)

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