What to Watch Today

The Wiz Goes Live, CMA Country Christmas, TVD and More

  • NBC
    The Wiz Live!

    NBC’s latest musical is based on the Broadway show-turned-Diana Ross film, turning The Wizard of Oz into a funky sing-along. Shanice Williams, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, Common, Uzo Aduba (OITNB), Amber Riley (Glee), David Alan Grier (The Carmichael Show), Elijah Kelley (Hairspray) and Stephanie Mills star. (Watch promo.)

  • The CW
    The Vampire Diaries

    Damon and Stefan set a risky plan in motion to eliminate Julian’s latest threat at Nora and Mary Louise’s anniversary party. (TGIF, anyone?)

  • ABC
    CMA Country Christmas

    Jennifer Nettles hosts as Jewel, Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker and many, many others perform classic holiday hits.

  • The CW
    The Originals

    Klaus follows clues left by Aurora as Cami’s life hangs in the balance; Elijah, Freya and Hayley discover Tristian holds a valuable piece of intel. (Sneak peek.)

  • Lifetime
    Project Runway Junior

    The designers are split amongst two teams and work on mini-collections based on varying decades (all of which probably came and went before they were born).

  • Bravo
    Top Chef

    Season 13 premiere (Part 2): The chefs are tasked with opening pop-up restaurants reflecting both their neighborhoods and cultures.

  • Syfy

    Nathan and Audrey attempt to reclaim control of the police station after a mysterious killer leaves behind a sea of bodies; William Shatner guest-stars.

  • Comedy Central
    Nathan for You

    Nathan works on his worst personality flaw, but not before a plan to protect women’s nail polish from chipping goes off the rails.

  • truTV
    Billy on the Street

    Billy gives Times Square “Spiderman” a run for his money when he brings Julianne Moore along to act out scenes from her filmography. Plus, Elena is back. Again.

  • IFC
    Comedy Bang! Bang!

    First up, Adam Pally (Happy Endings) discusses his holiday plans. Then at 11:30 pm, Kathryn Hahn (Transparent) swears like a sailor.