On TV this overstuffed Thursday: The Gossip Girl reboot resumes its freshman run, F Is for Family comes to an end, and Peter Jackson reveals newly restored footage of the Beatles. Here are 17 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Thanksgiving Parades, Football and Dogs, F Is for Family Ends, Gossip Girl, South Park and More
The Beatles: Get Back
Oscar winner Peter Jackson presents a three-part docuseries (releasing over three days) containing never-before-seen footage from one of the iconic band’s most intimate recording sessions.
F Is for Family
Final season premiere (all eight episodes): The farewell run beings with a funeral… and ends with a Christmas Eve celebration.
Season 1B premiere (first three episodes): Secrets are revealed at Thanksgiving; Julien gets “cancelled”; Audrey and Aki make a major decision (get scoop). (New episodes of gen:LOCK, Sex Lives of College Girls and Young Justice are also streaming today.)
The Shrink Next Door
Early release! After Dr. Ike experiences a death in the family, Marty invites him to come stay at his home. (New episodes of Acapulco, Dickinson, Dr. Brain, Invasion and Swagger are also streaming a day early.)
South Park: Post COVID
The future-set standalone special shows Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman as middle-aged adults. (Watch trailer.)
Season 2 finale (last four episodes): As the residents of Englewood prepare for Juke-A-Thon, Simon is left in charge of the store. (Not yet renewed.)
Star Trek: Discovery
Saru helps the Discovery uncover the mystery of a destructive force. (New eps of The Challenge: All Stars, The Game and Guilty Party are also streaming.)
12 Dates of Christmas
Season 2 premiere (all nine episodes): Three new singles look for the perfect guy or gal to bring home for the holidays.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Today‘s Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker host the main event, with performances by Carrie Underwood, K-pop group aespa, Jimmie Allen, Jon Batiste, Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Jordan Fisher, Foreigner, Andy Grammer, Mickey Guyton, Chris Lane, Nelly, Kim Petras, Kelly Rowland, Rob Thomas, Tai Verdes, Zoe Wees and Tauren Wells, as well as the casts of Broadway’s Six, Moulin Rouge! and Wicked.
The Thanksgiving Day Parade
Entertainment Tonight‘s Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight anchor, with performances by the casts of Broadway’s Waitress and Chicago.
The National Dog Show
John O’Hurley and David Frei return to host a bevy of canines vying for Best in Show at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia.
The Magic Maker
The primetime special sees famed magician Adam Trent put magic in the hands of everyday people.
The third installment, titled “DMX: Don’t Try to Understand,” chronicles a year in the life of the rapper after he is released from prison.
The Nine Kittens of Christmas
In this follow-up to 2014’s The Nine Lives of Christmas, Zachary (Legends of Tomorrow‘s Brandon Routh) and Marilee (Travelers‘ Kimberley Sustad) must find homes for a litter of adorable kittens. (Christmas Movie Guide!)
World Pet Games
Pet owners showcase furry friends in five outrageous events; featured animals include a bearded dragon and a miniature horse; Erin Andrews and Finesse Mitchell host.
Sunday Night Football
Special night: Slip into your elastic waistband pants and fight off the tryptophan as the Buffalo Bills play the New Orleans Saints.
The crew attempts to summon their inner strength and gratitude when an engine breaks down on Thanksgiving Day.
🦃 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 🦃
On Nov. 25, 2016, Netflix gave you Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life to gobble up.