What to Watch Today

Psych: The Movie, Orville Finale, Top Chef and More

On TV this Thursday: Psych‘s back for one night only, Top Chef and The Great American Baking Show return and The Orville reaches the end of its Year 1 mission. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:

  • USA Network
    Psych: The Movie

    Shawn (James Roday) and Gus (Dulé Hill) team up during the holidays when one of their own is targeted by The Thin White Duke (Chuck‘s Zachary Levi); Maggie Lawson, Corbin Bernsen, Kirsten Nelson and (to a degree) Timothy Omundson also return. (Watch “fake news” teaser, workout video.)

  • Fox

    Fall finale: Carmine Falcone complicates matters for Gordon, Sophia and Penguin; a “familiar smile” resurfaces in Gotham. (Return date TBA.)

  • The CW

    Fall finale: Jack enlists a dreamcatcher to help locate Mary and prove to Sam and Dean that he’s capable of good. (Get return date; view Wayward Sisters spinoff photos.)

  • ABC
    The Great American Baking Show

    Season 3 premiere (fka The Great Holiday Baking Show): Delectable cakes and delicious morning treats are promised as the annual competition gets underway.

  • Fox
    The Orville

    Season 1 finale: Ed is faced with difficult decision after Kelly, Isaac and Gordon crash-land on a planet from another universe. (Get renewal status.)

  • The CW

    Fall finale: Black Siren and Cayden James use a kidnapped Lance as leverage to obtain a weapon of mass destruction. (View wedding reception photosget return date.)

  • Syfy
    Van Helsing

    A bloody standoff ensues between the survivors and law enforcement; Axel and Scarlett are hunted by a vicious breed of vampire.

  • CBS

    Adam’s estranged brother Patrick (Steven Weber, from everything) takes an immediate liking to Christy. (And that won’t be awkward at all.)

  • Bravo
    Top Chef

    Season 15 premiere (75 minutes): The chefs are tasked with preparing a potluck dish for the judges, and a meat-and-potatoes dish for 200 block party attendees.

  • CBS

    Street goes undercover as a broker to bust the leader of a luxury car theft ring; Hondo pays a visit to the teenager shot by a former member of the team.