On TV this Wednesday: Empire toys with risky business, Hulu ends things with Casual, Arrow aids the Legends of Tomorrow and all Al Roker wants for Christmas is you. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Empire Fall Finale, Rock Center Tree Lighting and More
Season 1 finale: Emmy and Valerie search for Alex but find Laura instead; Alex turns to Leon for support. (Renewed for Season 2.)
Christmas in Rockefeller Center
The annual tree lighting features Sting, James Taylor, Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bocelli, The Band Perry, Andy Grammer, Carly Rae Jepsen and Pentatonix, among others. (Select markets get an extra hour of the special, starting at 7 pm; check local listings.)
Part 2 of 2: Oliver and The Flash‘s Barry Allen take Kendra and Carter to a remote location; Team Arrow works with Team Flash to produce a weapon powerful enough to destroy Vandal Savage.
Fall finale: Rosewood and Villa track an artsy serial killer working on his alleged masterpiece; TMI’s ex threatens her relationship with Pippy. (Find return date.)
The BAU and NSA investigate a drug syndicate when two DEA agents are killed and a third goes missing. (Hey, who has a “hot” date with Reid coming up?)
An old friend takes advantage of Dre’s generosity; Dre gets caught between Charlie and the new boss (Wanda Sykes, Old Christine). (See photos.)
American Horror Story: Hotel
John gets closer to the Ten Commandments Killer; Sally’s arrangement with March is revealed.
Season 13 premiere (Part 1): In Los Angeles, 17 chefs compete for culinary stardom, prepping dishes for renowned food critics.
Jay Leno's Garage
Season 1 finale: Jay visits with Oscar-winning director Francis Ford Coppola, and discusses the future of cars with automotive innovators. (Not yet renewed.)