What to Watch Today

Brilliant Friend Finale, Bull's Hit-and-Run Priest and More

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On TV this Monday: My Brilliant Friend wraps its freshman run, BullMagnum and the Legends head for hiatus, and Reba McEntire returns as host of the annual CMA Christmas special. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • ABC
    CMA Country Christmas

    Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Lindsey Stirling and many more perform; Reba McEntire hosts.

  • The CW
    Arrow

    ‘Elseworlds’ crossover (Part 2 of 3): Oliver and Barry head to Gotham with Supergirl to pursue a lead on John Deegan. There, they meet Kate Kane aka Batwoman (Ruby Rose), who provides them with intel that leads to Arkham Asylum. (Concludes Tuesday with Supergirl.)

  • NBC
    The Voice

    The Top 8 vie for a spot in the finale; the artists team up for competitive mash-up duets. (DeAndre Nico Responds to Adam Levine’s Dis!)

  • Freeform
    No Sleep 'Til Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: An engaged event planner (Supergirl‘s Odette Annable) and a bartender (real-life husband Dave Annable) — both of whom suffer from insomnia — discover that they can only fall asleep while next to each other [insert eye roll here]; Charles Michael Davies (The Originals) co-stars.

  • HBO
    My Brilliant Friend

    Season 1 finale: Elena gets kicked out of class for voicing her opinion; Nino encourages Elena to write an article about the experience. (Check renewal status; one of TVLine’s Top 10 Dramas of 2018!)

  • The CW
    DC's Legends of Tomorrow

    Fall finale: Charlie and Zari help Constantine after he breaks the cardinal Legend rule and alters the past. (Get scoop on this “crossover” episode.)

  • CBS
    Magnum P.I.

    Fall finale: Magnum helps out Rick’s crush Toni (The Sopranos‘ Jamie-Lynn Sigler) after her poker game is robbed by a masked gunman.

  • CBS
    Bull

    Fall finale: Bull agrees to represent a priest who was behind the wheel of a church van in a fatal hit-and-run.

  • ABC
    The Great Christmas Light Fight

    Special time: This “All Stars” episode takes a look back at some of the best festive light displays in America… meaning, this is a clip show.

  • NBC
    Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night

    The vocal group’s third holiday special features Kelly Clarkson, The Backstreet Boys, Maren Morris and master illusionists Penn & Teller.