On TV this Thursday: Young Sheldon makes a cameo on The Big Bang Theory, Will Truman courts a former White Collar criminal and the competition heats up on a new season of Top Chef. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
Big Bang/Sheldon Xover, Matt Bomer Woos Will and More
A Charlie Brown Christmas
In this 1965 ‘toon, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang they try to find the true meaning of Christmas.
Sam and Dean enter an unexpected alliance, the outcome of which promises to “alter the course of two lives.” (Hmm…)
The Big Bang Theory
Fall finale: Crossover alert! Sheldon finds a videotape featuring his Younger self (Iain Armitage), as well as dad George (Lance Barber) and older brother Georgie (Montana Jordan); Christine Baranski reprises her role as Beverly.
Jonah and Amy attend a managers’ conference in Chicago; Mateo’s undocumented status gets leaked.
The Good Place
Fall finale: “With Janet’s help, Michael hatches a plan” — and that’s all we know. (Psst… hear the forking great news?)
Fall finale: Sheldon comes up with a certain signature catchphrase; Meemaw teaches Dr. Sturgis how to drive.
The Great American Baking Show
Season 4 premiere: James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Sherry Yard joins Paul Hollywood on the judges’ panel; Spice Girls’ Emma “Baby Spice” Bunton and Anthony “Spice” Adams host.
Season 16 premiere: The competition heads to Kentucky, as 15 new hopefuls compete for the sought-after title.
Will & Grace
Fall finale: Will is attracted to a handsome TV news anchor (White Collar’s Matt Bomer); Grace helps Karen get dirt on Lorraine Fisher (Minnie Driver); Olympian Adam Rippon also guest-stars. (Moving to a later time slot.)
Fall finale: The team is tasked with recovering dozens of DNA evidence kits stolen from an LAPD crime lab; a friend of Capt. Hicks is harmed during the theft.