On TV this Wednesday: Supernatural is “drawn” to a series of murders, The Hour clocks in again, Charlie Brown and SNL share the holiday spirit and Hot in Cleveland and Happily Divorced return to TV Land. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm A Charlie Brown Christmas (ABC) | The Peanuts classic returns, to the delight of scrawny fir trees everywhere. (Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa — featuring the voices of Betty White, Scrubs‘ Sarah Chalke and NewsRadio‘s Dave Foley – follows.)
9 pm The Hour (BBC America) | Season 2 premiere: The new season of the Brit drama – set in late 1957 — finds Freddie, Bel and Hector working under a new Head of News.
9 pm Supernatural (The CW) | Castiel wants to become a hunter like Sam and Dean, so they all investigate a case in which people are killed in a manner — watch out for the plummeting anvil! — resembling cartoon deaths.
9 pm Criminal Minds (CBS) | The BAU looks into a murder and disappearance at a motivational speaker’s conference; Garcia can’t understand why Morgan won’t attend a dinner honoring a family friend.
9 pm Life After Top Chef (Bravo) | Season finale: The four former contestants battle it out in a cook-off for First Lady Michelle Obama.
9 pm Modern Family (ABC) | Claire brings Gloria (and her addled pregnancy brain) along on a Costco run.
10 pm Nashville (ABC) | Rayna and Juliette finally collaborate – despite the fact that both women would rather swallow nails. Speaking of unpleasant situations: Peggy’s desperation forces Teddy to confess the truth to his wife. Singer Wyclef Jean guest-stars.
10 pm Hot in Cleveland (TV Land) | Season 4 premiere: The ladies are back, and tonight they learn exactly who the baby dropped at their home is.
10:30 pm Happily Divorced (TV Land) | Winter premiere: Fran finds herself in a dilemma: Frankie or Elliot?
Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!Follow @kimroots