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.
Being the Ricardos, Bachelorette Picks Soulmate and More
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.)
Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster
The comedian offers his take on marching bands, billionaires in space and the hot mess that was 2021.
Season 18 finale, followed by After the Final Rose special: Michelle chooses between Brandon and Nayte — with an outcome sure to be historic.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.)
Season 31 finale: Chris Harris charts the incredible history of the original supercar: the 1966 Lamborghini Miura.
The Last O.G.
Season 4 finale: Tray receives an illicit request from Percy ahead of his kids’ high school graduation. (Not yet renewed.)