What to Watch Today

Big Bang/Sheldon Xover, Matt Bomer Woos Will and More

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:

  • ABC
    A Charlie Brown Christmas

    In this 1965 ‘toon, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang they try to find the true meaning of Christmas.

  • The CW

    Sam and Dean enter an unexpected alliance, the outcome of which promises to “alter the course of two lives.” (Hmm…)

  • CBS
    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.

  • NBC

    Jonah and Amy attend a managers’ conference in Chicago; Mateo’s undocumented status gets leaked.

  • NBC
    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?)

  • CBS
    Young Sheldon

    Fall finale: Sheldon comes up with a certain signature catchphrase; Meemaw teaches Dr. Sturgis how to drive.

  • ABC
    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.

  • Bravo
    Top Chef

    Season 16 premiere: The competition heads to Kentucky, as 15 new hopefuls compete for the sought-after title.

  • NBC
    Will & Grace

    will and grace matt bomerFall 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.)

  • CBS

    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.