On TV this Thursday: A Vampire Diaries vet sinks his teeth into V Wars, Tell Me a Story and Project Runway return for new seasons, and it is Same Time, Next Christmas for Lea Michele. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Lea Michele's Hawaiian Christmas, Ian Somerhalder's V Wars, Tell Me a Story Season 2 and More
Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Vampire Diaries vet Ian Somerhalder plays a scientist whose best friend is transformed into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. (Watch trailer.)
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby
TV-movie premiere: In this threequel, an expectant Queen Amber (again played by iZombie‘s Rose McIver) must save her family (and her kingdom!) by unwrapping a monarchy mystery. (Watch trailer.)
Tell Me a Story
Season 2 premiere: The anthology returns with bizarro spins on Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella; Paul Wesley (Vampire Diaries), Natalie Alyn Lind (The Gifted), Odette Annable (Supergirl), Matt Lauria (Friday Night Lights), Ashley Madekwe (Revenge) and Carrie-Anne Moss (Jessica Jones) star. (Watch trailer.)
Series finale: Garrett embarks on a listening tour and contemplates another run for office. (Previously cancelled.)
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang try to find the true meaning of Christmas in this 1965 classic. (Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales airs at 8:30.)
“Schweddy Balls” are served during this annual look back at classic Yuletide sketches.
Dean flies solo on a case; Castiel comes up with an idea to help Sam track down God.
Mary gets Pastor Jeff to intervene when Sheldon isn’t invited to Billy Sparks’ birthday party; George Sr. bonds with Dr. Sturgis.
Same Time, Next Christmas
TV-movie premiere: A young woman (Glee‘s Lea Michele) reunites with her childhood sweetheart at a Hawaiian resort, where circumstances conspire to keep them apart; Bryan Greenberg (The Mindy Project) and Charles Michael Davis (Younger) co-star.
Hope gets involved Josie hatches a plan to close the Malivore portal; Alaric and Dorian make an alarming discovery about Professor Vardemus.
Season 18 premiere: The new designers must team up to create an innovative look inspired by humanity’s continued push into space
David works closely with attorney Renee Harris (Altered Carbon‘s Renée Elise Goldsberry), the sister of his late girlfriend Julia, when he is sued by Caroline Hopkins.