What to Watch Today

Thanksgiving Parades, Football and Dogs, Pennyworth Finale, Criminal Minds, Noel Diary and More

  • Paramount+
    Criminal Minds: Evolution

    Series premiere (first two episodes): Prentiss, Rossi et al. track an UnSub (played by Friday Night Lights‘ Zach Gilford) who spent the pandemic cultivating a network of other serial killers. (Read review; Episode 1 also airs on CBS at 10/9c; how to stream!)

  • HBO Max
    Love, Lizzo

    The documentary sees the three-time Grammy winner get candid about body positivity, self-love, and recognizing Black women for their contributions.

  • Netflix
    The Noel Diary

    Movie premiere: A novelist (played by This Is Us‘ Justin Hartley) meets a woman (Barrett Doss) in search of her birth mom; Essence Atkins, Bonnie Bedelia and James Remar co-star. (Watch trailer.)

  • HBO Max
    Pennyworth: The Origin of Batman's Butler

    Season 3 finale: As the city descends into chaos, Alfie and Martha infiltrate L7 to save Lucius and the rest of the world.


    Also streaming Thursday: New episodes of Gangs of London (AMC+), First Wives Club (BET+), The Big Brunch, Sex Lives of College Girls and Titans (HBO Max), Fleishman Is In Trouble (Hulu), Star Trek: Prodigy (Paramount+) and seven additional Christmas movies.

  • NBC
    Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Today‘s Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker host the main event, with Broadway performances by A Beautiful Noise, The Lion King, Some Like It Hot, Lea Michele and the cast of Funny Girl; Mariah Carey closes out the three-hour broadcast with “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” (Encore presentation airs at 2 pm.)

  • CBS
    The Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Entertainment Tonight‘s Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight host the competing broadcast, with performances by Broadway’s Moulin Rouge and SIX the Musical.

  • NBC
    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. (Encore presentation airs Saturday at 8.)

  • Lifetime
    Baking All the Way

    TV-movie premiere: An big-city pastry chef (played by Degrassi‘s Cory Lee) hits it off with the owner (Murdoch Mysteries‘ Yannick Bisson) of a small-town bakery.

  • Fox
    The Masked Singer

    Special night: The semi-finalists face off in a three-way battle to determine which two contestants advance to the Nov. 30 finale.

  • Hallmark Channel
    My Southern Family Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: While in Louisiana to cover an annual Christmas celebration, a journalist (played by Grey’s Anatomy‘s Jaicy Elliot) meets her estranged father (Bruce Campbell) and his new family.

  • NBC
    Sunday Night Football

    Special night: Slip into your elastic waistband pants and fight off the tryptophan as the New England Patriots face the Minnesota Vikings.

  • Fox
    LEGO Masters

    Special night: The remaining five teams recreate iconic, action-packed sequences from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.