What to Watch Today

John Legend Christmas Special, Tree Lighting, Vikings and More

  • NBC
    Christmas in Rockefeller Center

    Diana Ross, Tony Bennett and Diana Krall, John Legend, Martina McBride, Kelli Pickler, Brett Eldredge and (of course) Pentatonix perform.

  • CBS
    Survivor

    Two episodes: The remaining castaways receive letters from home; one of the competitors negotiates for a bigger food supply.

  • Fox
    Empire

    The cost of running their new management company takes its toll on Lucious and Cookie’s relationship; Jamal upsets Kai on live TV.

  • The CW
    Riverdale

    Betty follows some strong leads in hopes of finally find out the Gargoyle King’s true identity; Archie turns to Kevin for help.

  • ABC
    American Housewife

    Katie convinces a young trophy wife (Victorious’ Victoria Justice) to volunteer as room mom for Anna-Kat’s class.

  • History
    Vikings

    Season 5B premiere: Legendary viking Duke Rollo arrives in Kattegat; Floki battles the elements in Iceland. (Watch sneak peek.)

  • The CW
    All American

    Spencer reunites with an increasingly distant Coop; Billy, Jordan and Asher head to Malibu to scout their next big rival. (Psst… hear the good news?)

  • TBS
    Conan Without Borders: Japan

    60 minutes: O’Brien’s latest travelogue features an exploration of kawaii culture, as well as the discovery of Conan Town, a locale named after a popular anime.

  • NBC
    A Legendary Christmas With John and Chrissy

    Marrieds John Legend and Chrissy Teigen celebrate the holidays with special guests Stevie Wonder, Darren Criss, Jane Lynch, Meghan Trainor and many more.

  • ABC
    A Million Little Things

    Maggie suffers from recurring nightmares; Gary makes one final attempt at convincing Maggie to undergo treatment. (Read preview.)