On TV this Tuesday: Three more CBS procedurals are back on the beat, Disney+ drops a Star Wars holiday special, and ABC launches David E. Kelley drama Big Sky. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Big Sky Opens, FBI and NCIS Return, LEGO Star Wars and More
LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special
Following the events of Rise of Skywalker, Rey sets off on a new adventure with BB-8 to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force. (Watch trailer.)
Kevin Hart: Zero F**ks Given
The comedian’s latest stand-up set is shot in his very own living room, in front of a masked audience.
Claire lays ground rules for Eric, as their relationship takes a dramatic turn. (TVLine readers gave the premiere an average grade of “C+.”)
We Are the Champions
Rainn Wilson narrates this six-part docuseries about unique competitions, including cheese rolling, fantasy hairstyling and frog jumping.
The Oprah Conversation
President Barack Obama’s book tour continues with a candid conversation covering his legacy, democracy, race and the American Dream.
Season 18 premiere: In an episode that transports us one year into the past, Gibbs and Fornell attempt to track down the leader of the drug ring who supplied drugs to Fornell’s daughter. (Read preview.)
Avery pressures Woodrue to deliver results, which escalates his experiments with Swamp Thing’s genetic materials and leads him to test on Daniel Cassidy.
In the Knockout Rounds, the remaining artists are paired against a teammate once more, but this time select their own songs to perform individually.
Season 3 premiere: As the team hunts the orchestrators of a mass shooting at a medical company, Katherine Renee Turner joins the cast as Special Agent Tiffany Wallace. (Read preview.)
Shea and LeBlanc enlist Ben, Gina and CM to help decrypt an important hard drive; LeBlanc gets a health update. (Previously cancelled.)
This Is Us
Malik shadows Randall at work; Kevin struggles with his new director; Jack and Rebecca try to sleep-train the Big Three. (Read Episode 3 recap.)
Series premiere: P.I.s Cody Hoyt (Secrets and Lies‘ Ryan Phillippe) and Cassie Dewell (Pitch‘s Kylie Bunbury) team up with Cody’s estranged wife, ex-cop Jenny Hoyt (Vikings‘ Katheryn Winnick), to investigate a kidnapping; John Carroll Lynch (Body of Proof), Brian Geraghty (Chicago P.D.), Natalie Alyn Lind (The Gifted), Jade Pettyjohn (Little Fires Everywhere) and Dedee Pfeiffer (Cybil) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
FBI: Most Wanted
Season 2 premiere: Terry O’Quinn (Lost) debuts as Jess’ father Byron, as the team hunts gunmen who are taking their COVID-related desperation out on their perceived oppressors.
♦ ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY ♦
On Nov. 17, 2015, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s FitzSimmons shared their first kiss (or two).