8:00 Empire (FOX) – “Slave to Memory”
Fall finale. Cookie and Lucious devise an elaborate plan to take down Diana Dubois and her family once and for all. Andre recovers from his mental breakdown in the hospital, Shine tries desperately to protect his secret and Eddie Barker is concluding his tenure at Empire. Amidst the chaos, someone’s life hangs in the balance.
8:00 The Goldbergs (ABC) – “We Didn’t Start the Fire”
Fall finale. When Erica tells Beverly she is going to spend the first night of Hanukkah with Geoff and his family, Beverly worries and starts a competition for who hosts the best Hanukkah party. Meanwhile, Barry seeks advice from Pops on how to be cool and suggests entering into the school’s talent show. However, when Pops hears Barry sing, he tries to stop him from performing, but will it be too late?
8:00 The Librarians (TNT) – “…and the Dark Secret”
Season premiere. When a secret sect of the Vatican Church unearths an ancient map detailing the locations of the four cornerstones of the Library of Alexandria (the original Library), it’s up to Flynn and the Librarians – with the help of an unexpected ally – to stop them before the stones can be used to destroy the Library.
8:00 Riverdale (The CW) – “Silent Night, Deadly Night” – Photos
Fall finale. After snooping around for Christmas gifts, Veronica uncovers a major secret Hiram has been keeping from her. Fallout from Jughead’s encounter with Penny Peabody creates tension between him and FP. Meanwhile, a defiant Cheryl takes matters into her own hands after Penelope tells her they cannot afford Christmas this year. Finally, Betty and Archie’s vow to take down the Black Hood once and for all leads to a dangerous showdown.
8:30 Speechless (ABC) – “S-I–SILENT NIGHT”
Fall finale. After leveraging JJ in an attempt to land a family dog, Dylan takes a vow of silence to better understand what it is to be her brother. Ray brokers a meeting between his girlfriend’s mother, Melanie, and Maya, only to realize they have a history. Jimmy drives Kenneth crazy by gaming a supermarket giveaway to score free Christmas turkeys.
9:00 Dynasty (The CW) – “Rotten Things” – Preview
Fall finale. The Carringtons’ plan for a peaceful holiday are spoiled by two new arrivals and the scandals they bring with them. Blake faces a power struggle with his own father; meanwhile Fallon attempts to reunite the Colbys.
9:00 The Librarians (TNT) – “…and the Steal of Fortune”
When people begin getting hurt in the unluckiest of ways, the Librarians are led to a casino where the owner appears to possess an artifact capable of stealing people’s luck. Despite falling under the bad luck curse themselves, the Librarians must turn the tables before the plague of bad fortune spreads to the wider world.
9:00 Modern Family (ABC) – “No Small Feet”
Fall finale. When Claire lands a big opportunity for Pritchett’s Closets, Jay expects a little validation for his contribution; and Pam’s ex-boyfriend Bo shows up and Mitchell sees this as the perfect opportunity to get Pam out of the house. Meanwhile, Luke and Alex stumble upon a successful online business that finally gets them on their feet.
9:00 Vikings (History) – “The Plan”
Guided by Bishop Heahmund’s visions, the Saxons devise a battle plan. Meanwhile, Ivar the Boneless strategizes on his own as the Vikings face increasing pressure; and Bjorn Ironside finds himself in a new territory and must convince the local commander he is a trader and not a raider.
9:00 Star (FOX) – “Climax”
Fall finale. With the showcase finally here, it’s time for the Midtown artists to put all their hard work to the test and prove they have what it takes to win. In the process, relationships are tested, ruined and sparked. Meanwhile, Carlotta’s salon is under fire in more ways than one, turning everyone’s world upside-down.
9:30 American Housewife (ABC) – “Blue Christmas”
Fall finale. When Doris goes into labor and Katie heads to the hospital to be with her, the Ottos struggle to be in the same place at the same time in order to open their Christmas presents together, as is the Otto family tradition. Meanwhile, Taylor coaches Oliver on the best way to ask out a crush, starting with the gift shop clerk.
10:00 The A Word (SundanceTV) – “Same Deep Water”
Season finale. An ‘End of Year Show’ at Joe’s old school brings his family members together, but as Joe takes the stage, they may not remain the family he knows.
10:00 Designated Survivor (ABC) – “Line of Fire”
Fall finale. It’s Christmas Day and President Kirkman is alerted to a group of religious extremists who refuse to evacuate when a forest fire threatens to engulf their cabin. Deploying Emily and Aaron to help diffuse the situation, Kirkman must act quickly to save multiple lives at stake. Meanwhile, the First Lady finally gives her testimony to the FBI director, while what happens next changes the lives of the Kirkman family forever.
10:00 Happy! (Syfy) – “What Smiles Are For”
Sax crashes a high-stakes poker game to win guns and cash for an escape from New York as Happy tries to convince him he’s a father; ex-wife Amanda and ex-lover Merry team up to rescue Hailey.
10:00 Knightfall (History) – “Find Us the Grail”
Landry and Parsifal search for a killer. Meanwhile, the unexpected arrival of Pope Boniface in Paris threatens De Nogaret’s carefully laid plans.
10:00 Mr. Robot (USA) – “Shutdown -R” – Preview
Season finale. Landry and Parsifal search for a killer. Meanwhile, the unexpected arrival of Pope Boniface in Paris threatens De Nogaret’s carefully laid plans.