On TV this Thursday: White Collar pulls one last heist, Covert Affairs cries for Argentina, the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball brings out the year’s biggest pop stars and a HIMYM alumna visits The McCarthys. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Today
White Collar's Last Con, Colbert Ends, Jingle Ball and More
The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball
From New York City’s Madison Square Garden, the 90-minute holiday concert features — to name a few —Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith and Meghan Trainor.
Winter finale: When Christy and Bonnie are asked to join Violet’s therapy session, family secrets are revealed.
Series finale: In order to help Neal carry out a risky heist, Peter must involve himself in a dangerous con against the Pink Panthers — which puts El at unease with their new baby on the way. (Read a preview with stars Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay.)
People Magazine Awards
Live from Los Angeles’ Beverly Hilton Hotel, this two-hour event provides a snapshot of the year in pop culture, including the award for Best People Magazine Cover of the Year. Performers include 5 Seconds of Summer and Maroon 5 (who are apparently everywhere tonight, huh?).
Winter finale: Marjorie invites her upstairs tenant (How I Met Your Mother’s Alyson Han- nigan) to have Christmas with the family after a rough break- up. Gilles Marini (Switched at Birth) also guest-stars.
Winter finale: After a police officer is murdered, Holmes and Watson join forces with the NYPD for a manhunt.
Project Runway: Threads
Season finale: The designers are tasked with creating a standout final look for their runway show — but who will win? Hart of Dixie’s Jaime King returns as a guest judge. (Not yet renewed.)
Conan To Go
This one-hour special features Conan’s favorite remote segments from the past four seasons, including “Lyft Kevin Hart & Ice Cube,” “Conan Visits the American Girl Store,” “Clueless Gamer: Grand Theft Auto 5″ and more.
The Almighty Johnsons
Season finale: When Gaia’s 21st birthday arrives, things go awry for gods and humans alike. Pretty typical for a 21st birthday, right? (No word yet on when Season 3 will air Stateside.)
The Colbert Report
Series finale: Grimmy, Colbert’s colleague and lifelong friend, stops by to help wrap the show’s nine-year run.