Plus Robot Chicken is back with more weird superheroes! There are midseason finales of all your favorite shows. A killer is finally unmasked on Scream Queens! Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter arrives in a four night miniseries event! But will Felicity Smoake go up in gas on Arrow? It’s this week’s TV!
Supergirl (8PM, CBS)
“Kara and her friends must rely on their inner strength and courage when an earthquake strikes National City. Also, Alex’s mistrust of Hank reaches a breaking point when the earthquake traps them in the DEO with Jemm (Charles Halford), a powerful alien escapee.”
Supergirl vs. Jem?! No, it’s JEMM! The evil Saturnian analogue to the Martian Manhunter! He’s truly crustaceous. Truly, truly, truly, crustaceous….
Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter (12AM, CARTOON)
A four-night special event, co-starring Damien Young, AKA, Bus Driver “Stu” Benedict from the Adventures of Pete & Pete!
The Flash (8PM, CW)
Trickster! Captain Cold! Weather Wizard! The first Rogues team-up you’ll actually care about!
The Muppets (8PM, ABC)
“The gang is preparing for the annual “Up Late” live Christmas special with, special guest Mindy Kaling. Animal is in charge of tinsel, Sweetums hangs the lights, Sam Eagle strategically places the mistletoe - everything is in order. Or so it seems. Meanwhile, Miss Piggy offers relationship advice to Fozzie, which forces her to reevaluate her relationship with Kermit. Yolanda rigs the Secret Santa gift exchange, and Echosmith performs at the crew’s Christmas party.”
“Everything is in order. Or so it seems.” Sounds ominous!
Scream Queens (8PM, FOX)
The killer is finally unmasked in the Scream Queens season finale!
iZombie (9PM, CW)
Liv, Detective Babineaux, and Ravi, work together in solving the murder of Chris Allred (guest star Jay Hindle), who was a high school shop teacher by day, and a vigilante crime-fighter named “The Fog” by night. Liv gets into trouble while on superhero brains and becomes a little too much for Clive to handle. Meanwhile, Major (Robert Buckley) has an eye opening conversation with a new friend. Lastly, Blaine (David Anders) forces Liv to do the unthinkable.
Some iZombie trivia: “Chris Allred” is, of course, a portmanteau of writer Chris Roberson and illustrator Michael Allred, the creative team behind the iZombie comic book series!
Agents of SHIELD (9PM, ABC)
An interplanetary rescue mission on a planet of evil! Bring ‘em home alive.
Arrow (8PM, CW)
Trapped under glass, in a set piece reminiscent of The Wrath of Khan’s tear jerking finale…things look pretty dire for Felicity this week. And it’s our final episode of the year!
I’ll try to add some levity:
Q: Why is Oliver like a sad noble gas?
A: All his friends argon…
Supernatural (9PM, CW)
“Amara (guest star Emily Swallow) unleashes her power on the local townspeople as she issues a shocking challenge. Dean tries to better understand the hold Amara has on him, while Sam and Crowley (Mark Sheppard) come up with a plan that could have disastrous consequences.”
Star Wars: Rebels: Legacy (9PM, DISNEY XD)
The working title for this episode was “The Secret of Prisoner X”, so…spoiler?
American Horror Story: Hotel (10PM, FX)
The Countess is getting married…but will she live through the honeymoon?!
South Park (10PM, COMEDY)
Found this synopsis on a Chinese website:
It is time for final justice and PC Principal comes down with complete vengeance. “The citizens of South Park feel safer when armed,” reads the synopsis of “South Park” Season 19, Episode 10 finale.
Whoa! Followed by a new Moonbeam City.
The Vampire Diaries (8PM, CW)
Someone’s eating mall Santas in the Christmas midseason finale!
The Originals (9PM, CW)
“When a dangerous affliction threatens to expose one of her siblings, Freya (Riley Voelkel) searches for a way to reverse the crippling curse even as she finds herself the target of The Strix’s latest plan. Elsewhere, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) keeps a watchful eye over Cami (Leah Pipes) while she attempts to help Detective Kinney (guest star Jason Dohring), whose life has begun to spiral out of control as a result of Lucien’s compulsion. Meanwhile, a confrontation with Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) causes Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) to reevaluate his decision to stay out of witch business, and Hayley’s (Phoebe Tonkin) attempt at a quiet Christmas with Jackson (guest star Nathan Parsons) and Hope results in an unexpected surprise.”
Haven (10PM, SYFY)
“Nathan and Dwight race to rescue Audrey from Croatoan, but the consequences of Duke’s dark destiny wreak havoc on their plans. Meanwhile, Vince contemplates an unusual sacrifice.”
Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot (6PM, LIFETIME)
Dame Judi Dench! Dustin Hoffman! James Corden! Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot makes its US television debut.
Gremlins, Gremlins 2 Double Feature (8PM, EL REY)
El Rey is here to help you get into the Christmas spirit. And stay up till 4AM for Lucio Fulci’s City of the Living Dead!
Grimm (9PM, NBC)
Nick and Hank investigate a string of targeted attacks on Wessen small-business owners! Can the Wesen unionize in time?
Z Nation (10PM, SYFY)
Pokemon (8AM, CARTOON)
Ash gears up for his next gym battle against Olympia! Team Rocket turn up, naturally.
Power Rangers: Dino Charge (12PM, NICKELODEON)
The Rangers fight Greenzilla, an outlaw carnivorous plant!
Ash vs the Evil Dead (10PM, STARZ)
Back in the woods!
The Librarians (8PM, TNT)
“The Clipping Book sends the team to a high-tech research facility, where the researchers have been turned into mindless monsters by some bizarre power source in the center’s lab. When they disconnect the artifact, however, they find themselves stuck in a time loop.”
The Last Man on Earth (9:30PM, FOX)
Robot Chicken Christmas Special (12AM, CARTOON)
The best yet?