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Being the Ricardos, Bachelorette Picks Soulmate and More

Being the Ricardos

On TV this Tuesday: Nicole Kidman channels Lucille Ball, Jim Gaffigan reflects on another dumpster fire of a year, and The Bachelorette hands out her final rose. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Prime Video
    Being the Ricardos

    Written/directed by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin, the film spans one week of production of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy, as Nicole Kidman’s Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem’s Desi Arnaz deal with a crisis that could jeopardize their careers and marriage. (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster

    The comedian offers his take on marching bands, billionaires in space and the hot mess that was 2021.

  • ABC
    The Bachelorette

    Season 18 finale, followed by After the Final Rose special: Michelle chooses between Brandon and Nayte — with an outcome sure to be historic.

  • The CW
    Beebo Saves Christmas

    Encore presentation: Legends of Tomorrow OG Victor Garber narrates this hour-long special, in which Beebo and his friends journey to the North Pole.

  • Lifetime
    The Christmas Ball

    TV-movie premiere: A ballerina (Shadow and Bone‘s Deirdre Mullins) waltzes into a romance with the historian (Midsomer Murders‘ Nick Hendrix) who is helping her aunt preserve the family manor.

  • CBS
    Adele: One Night Only

    Encore presentation: The 15-time Grammy winner performs tracks from her new album and sits down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

  • NBC
    A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special

    ‘Tis the season for “Schweddy Balls” (and other classic holiday sketches… which you may have just seen the other night).

  • OWN
    Song & Story: Amazing Grace

    TV-movie premiere: A talented artist (Run the World‘s Bresha Webb) battles tremendous obstacles and forms an unlikely friendship with an optimistic shop owner (Kim’s Convenience‘s Getenesh Berhe); Grammy winner Karen Clark Sheard also stars.

  • BET
    Games People Play

    Season 2 finale: Marques must decide between pursuing his own interests and ensuring the safety of those around him. (Not yet renewed.)

  • BBC America
    Top Gear

    Season 31 finale: Chris Harris charts the incredible history of the original supercar: the 1966 Lamborghini Miura.

  • TBS
    The Last O.G.

    Season 4 finale: Tray receives an illicit request from Percy ahead of his kids’ high school graduation. (Not yet renewed.)