Here’s What’s to Watch During Thanksgiving Break

Did you know Americans watch the most TV? Of course we do – with like 300 different networks and streaming services producing so many original shows it’d literally be impossible to find enough time to watch all of ’em.
But we’re gonna try. According to a study, people in North America watch more TV than anyone else in the world. We watch an average of four hours and three minutes a day, which is WELL above the worldwide average of just under three hours.

The study also found that American TV shows are the most popular worldwide. British shows are second. You can celebrate our achievement with some great new television.

New TV:

Wednesday, November 24 – Sunday, November 28, 2021

Wednesday:

  • The series premiere of “Hawkeye” on Disney Plus.  Jeremy Renner returns as Hawkeye and Hailee Steinfeld joins the MCU as his new protégé Kate Bishop.  Clint Barton is trying to get home to his family for the holidays until they’re forced to work together to take down a threat from his vigilante past.  (Trailer)

 

  • “8-Bit Christmas” on HBO Max.  A holiday movie narrated by Neil Patrick Harris, where he tells his daughter an epic tale of how he fought to get his very own first generation Nintendo console during the Golden Age of video games.  (Trailer)

 

  • “A Boy Called Christmas” on Netflix.  British actor Henry Lawfull plays an ordinary boy who sets out to find a fabled village of elves and prove that there’s magic in the world.  Stephen Merchant joins him as a talking mouse.  (Trailer)

 

  • The second season premiere of the new “Saved By the Bell” on Peacock.

 

  • “Bruised” on Netflix.  Halle Berry directs and stars as a former MMA fighter trying to rebuild her life with a last chance at getting back in the octagon after reuniting with her son she gave up as an infant.  (Trailer)

 

  • The series finale of “Hanna” on Amazon.

 

  • “True Story” on Netflix.  Kevin Hart plays a famous comedian whose life and career spiral out of control after a night on the town with his brother, who’s played by Wesley Snipes.

 

  • “Even More Funny Women of a Certain Age” at 10:00 p.m. on Showtime.

 

Wednesday Late-Night Talk Shows:

  • “Jimmy Fallon” – Julie Bowen, Keke Palmer, and Zoe Wees.
  • “Jimmy Kimmel”– Michael Keaton, John Wilson, and The War on Drugs.  (Repeat)
  • “Stephen Colbert”– Rosamund Pike, and Peter Jackson.
  • “James Corden”– Jeff Goldblum, Caitriona Balfe, and Sophie Buddle.
  • “Seth Meyers”– Andy Samberg, and Jesse Plemons.

 

Thursday:

  • “Thanksgiving Day Football”on Fox at 12:30 p.m. Eastern.  The Detroit Lions host the Chicago Bears.

 

  • “Thanksgiving Day Football” on CBS at 4:30 p.m. Eastern.  The Dallas Cowboys host the Las Vegas Raiders.

 

  • “Thanksgiving Day Football” on NBC at 8:20 p.m. Eastern.  The New Orleans Saints host the Buffalo Bills.

 

  • Thursday on Disney Plus:  “The Beatles: Get Back”, a three-part documentary from “Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson.  (Trailer)

 

  • Thursday on HBO Max:  The “Looney Tunes Cartoons” third season premiere.

 

Friday:

  • Friday at 8:00 p.m. on Lifetime:  “Reba McEntire’s Christmas in Tune”, a holiday movie starring Reba McEntire as a singer whose daughter convinces her to reunite with her old duos partner (John Schneider) for a charity event.  (Trailer)

 

Saturday:

  • Saturday at 9:00 p.m. on USA:  The two-hour pilot for the “Nash Bridges” reboot.

 

Sunday:

  • Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on NBC:  “Sunday Night Football”.  The Baltimore Ravens host the Cleveland Browns.

 

  • Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on CBS:  “One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga”.

 

  • Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on BET:  “The 2021 Soul Train Awards”.

 

  • Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on the CW:  “The Waltons Homecoming”, a 50th-anniversary special featuring a new cast telling the story of a family living through the depression of 1933.  Original John Boy Richard Thomas is the narrator.

 

    • Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on ABC:  The ninth season premiere of “The Great Christmas Light Fight”.