What to Watch Today

Lea Michele's Hawaiian Christmas, Ian Somerhalder's V Wars, Tell Me a Story Season 2 and More

Same Time, Next Christmas - Lea Michele ABC Movie

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.

  • Netflix
    V Wars

    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.)

  • Netflix
    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.)

  • CBS All Access
    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.)

  • NBC.com, Hulu

    Series finale: Garrett embarks on a listening tour and contemplates another run for office. (Previously cancelled.)

  • ABC
    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.)

  • NBC
    SNL Christmas

    “Schweddy Balls” are served during this annual look back at classic Yuletide sketches.

  • The CW

    Dean flies solo on a case; Castiel comes up with an idea to help Sam track down God.

  • CBS
    Young Sheldon

    Mary gets Pastor Jeff to intervene when Sheldon isn’t invited to Billy Sparks’ birthday party; George Sr. bonds with Dr. Sturgis.

  • ABC
    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.

  • The CW

    Hope gets involved Josie hatches a plan to close the Malivore portal; Alaric and Dorian make an alarming discovery about Professor Vardemus.

  • Bravo
    Project Runway

    Season 18 premiere: The new designers must team up to create an innovative look inspired by humanity’s continued push into space force exploration.

  • CBS

    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.