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Riverdale Introduces Mom, South Park Finale and More

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On TV this Wednesday: Riverdale stages a family reunion, South Park‘s Kenny takes a stand against Amazon and the Criminal Minds fall finale deals with (gruesome) matters of the heart. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • YouTube Premium
    Champaign ILL

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): From Happy Endings creator David Caspe comes this comedy about a rapper who struggles to keep his crew intact after he falls out of the limelight; Adam Pally (Happy Endings), Sam Richardson (Veep) and Jay Pharaoh (SNL) star.

  • NBC
    Ellen's Game of Games: Holiday Spectacular

    60 minutes: Ahead of its Season 2 premiere (on Tuesday, Jan. 8), the DeGeneres-hosted game show offers festive challenges.

  • The CW
    Riverdale

    Fall finale: Jughead and Archie head to Toledo, where they visit with Jughead’s mom Gladys (Gina Gershon) and sister Jellybean.

  • ABC
    The Goldbergs

    Fall finale: Barry is thrilled to celebrate Christmas now that he’s engaged to Lainey; Marvin makes Adam a promise, which leads to a surprising outcome.

  • ABC
    American Housewife

    Fall finale: Katie’s father (Dallas‘ Patrick Duffy) arrives to celebrate Christmas; Oliver stars in a school production of The Nutcracker. (Moving to Tuesdays!)

  • NBC
    Little Big Shots: Little Big Holiday Special

    60 minutes: This holiday-themed special features fan favorites Angelica Hale and Miles Caton.

  • The CW
    All American

    Fall finale: Beverly’s big homecoming game fast approaches; Billy tries to prepare his team for a win that will send them to the district play-offs.

  • CBS
    SEAL Team

    Fall finale: The team makes a last-ditch effort to capture cartel leader Andres Doza.

  • ABC
    Modern Family

    Fall finale: Hayley wants to give the entire family a Christmas gift that they’ll never forget; Phil borrows the family tree for a house showing.

  • ABC
    Single Parents

    Fall finale: Will helps Angie find a last-minute Christmas gift for Will; Graham begins to doubt the existence of Santa Claus.

  • ABC
    A Million Little Things

    Fall finale: The gang comes together for their first Christmas without Jon; Delilah struggles to tell Sophie and Danny about her pregnancy.

  • CBS
    Criminal Minds

    Fall finale: The BAU investigates the murders of several businessmen, all of whom are missing their hearts; Prentiss’ first date with Mendoza is cut short.

  • Comedy Central
    South Park

    Season 22 finale: Kenny attempts to resist commercialism in support of the ongoing workers strike, as chaos ensues down at the Amazon Fulfillment Center. (Check renewal status.)