What to Watch Today

Librarians' Story Begins, Revenge and More Fall Finales

  • TNT
    The Librarians

    Series premiere, two hours: In this adaptation of the Noah Wyle-led TV-movies, an ancient organization based out of the bowels of the Metropolitan Public Library works to protect a secret, magical reality and the artifacts within it. Rebecca Romijn (King & Maxwell), Christian Kane (Leverage), Lindy Booth (The Philanthropist), John Kim (Neighbours) and John Larroquette (Night Court) star, while Wyle, Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin will recur.

  • Fox
    The Simpsons

    Fall finale: After Moe convinces Homer to stay out drinking on Christmas Eve, Marge tells Homer not to come home — d’oh! — which leads to some serious soul-searching. (Watch the Frozen-inspired couch gag.)

  • CBS
    I Love Lucy Christmas Special

    What’s better than watching I Love Lucy? Watching I Love Lucy in color. Enjoy two back-to-back colorized episodes: “Christmas Episode” and “Job Switching” (aka “Chocolate Factory,” aka “This TVLine Writer’s Favorite Episode Ever”).

  • ABC
    Once Upon a Time

    When the Spell of Shattered Sight descends upon Storybrooke, chaos ensues — so Emma and Elsa try to take the Snow Queen down before it’s too late. (See photos and get scoop from Ginnifer Goodwin.)

  • Lifetime
    The Red Tent

    Miniseries premiere: Based on a best-selling novel, this biblical miniseries takes place during the times of the Old Testament and is told through the eyes of Dinah (The White Queen’s Rebecca Ferguson), daughter of Leah and Jacob. Minnie Driver (About a Boy), Morena Baccarin (Homeland) and Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) also star. (Speaking of Baccarin, check out her Memories From the Set.)

  • Discovery
    Eaten Alive

    Wildlife filmmaker Paul Rosolie attempts to be swallowed by a giant green anaconda — which kinda makes Nik Wallenda look completely sane!

  • Fox
    Family Guy

    Fall finale: After running into Jesus at the mall and discovering that he’s still a virgin, Peter enlists Quagmire and Cleveland to help the Son of God become a man.

  • ABC

    Fall finale: Arcadians mourn the loss of Pastor Tom, and Henry (finally!) learns the truth about Margaret and his family’s role in the factory fire. (Watch a sneak peek.)

  • ABC

    Fall finale: Emily’s deadliest secret is exposed — emphasis on “dead” — while Jack is torn between Emily and the new woman in his life. (See photos and tell us who you think won’t make it out alive.)

  • Showtime
    The Affair

    Distracted by her burgeoning small business, Helen tasks Noah with representing the family at a literary award ceremony for her father.

  • HBO
    The Comeback

    On the set of Seeing Red, a new director’s decision to use a green screen takes Valerie out of her comfort zone. Meanwhile, Billy flips out when HBO publicity sets up an exclusive interview for Valerie.

  • Adult Swim
    Robot Chicken Holiday Special

    Full title: The Robot Chicken Lots of Holidays But Don’t Worry Christmas Is Still in There Too So Pull the Stick Out of Your Ass Fox News Special. Enough said!