What to Watch | November 25-December 1
It’s the week of Thanksgiving! Here’s hoping you have some time off work to relax with family or friends. If you’re one of the 98% of people who make TV part of their Thanksgiving, here are the shows that everyone is talking about this week.
Looking for last week? Here’s November 18-24.
Monday, November 25
College Behind Bars
Ken Burns brings us a documentary that explores the power of education, focusing on the lives of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees.
Documentary, PBS. Bravo. Monday, November 25, 9pm. Miniseries.
Tuesday, November 26
Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry
Dolly will be celebrating 50 Years as a Grand Ole Opry member with a two-hour TV special, featuring new interviews and Opry performances. Dolly, Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr. and others will take the stage.
Music, NBC. Tuesday, November 26, 9pm. Special.
Mike Birbiglia: The New One
Birbiglia’s speical is filmed at Broadway’s Cort Theatre, where the show ran last year following a sold-out Off Broadway engagement at Cherry Lane Theatre.
Comedy, Netflix. Friday, November 26. Special.
Wednesday, November 27
Merry Happy Whatever
An eight-episode family comedy series from Tucker Cawley (Everybody Loves Raymond), starring Dennis Quaid. Rumor has it this show may return for future holidays.
Comedy, Netflix. Wednesday, November 27. New.
Thursday, November 28
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration
Musicians and special guests will celebrate the holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Performers include Ciara, Jason Derulo, Darius Rucker, Fifth Harmony, Fitz and the Tantrums, Hanson, In Real LIfe and Lea Michele. Here’s a look at last year.
Special, ABC. Thursday, November 28.
Friday, November 29
Newly single Quinn (Kaley Cuoco) resolves to make it as a criminal queenpin.
Animation, DC Universe. Friday, November 29. New.
The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show
Here’s one to get you in the holiday spirit. Join Kacey and her friends Lana Del Rey, Kendall Jenner, Camila Cabello, Zooey Deschanel, Leon Bridges, James Corden, Dan Levy, and Troye Sivan and ring in the holidays.
Variety, Prime Video. Friday, November 26. Special.
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