'The Last Kingdom' - season premiere
The sword-clashing exploits of Uhtred, Son of Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) resume in the particularly bloody third season of this historical look at the birth of England. * Monday, Nov. 19
'Julia Louis-Dreyfus: The Mark Twain Prize'
JLD has been keeping a low profile in recent months as she received treatment for breast cancer, but the "Veep"/"Seinfeld" star emerges to accept comedy's most prestigious award, honoured by celebrity guests including Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld, Tina Fey, and "Broad City" duo Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer. * Monday, Nov. 19
'The Little Drummer Girl' - series premiere
In this three-part adaptation of the John le Carre novel (airing on three consecutive nights), an Israeli intelligence agent (Alexander Skarsgard) recruits a young actress (Florence Pugh) , dragging her into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, all under the watchful eye of spymaster extraordinaire Kurtz (Michael Shannon).
* Monday, Nov. 19
'Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia'
Fans of "The Daily Show" will want to watch Trevor Noah cut loose in this new standup special — and yes, he does go into great comedic detail about his "force of nature" mom, Patricia. * Tuesday, Nov. 20
'The Final Table' - series premiere
Netflix enters the fray of culinary competition shows with this new entry in which 12 teams comprised of some of the world's top chefs compete to whip up tasty dishes, with each episode focusing on the cuisine of a particular country or culture. * Tuesday, Nov. 20
'The Christmas Chronicles'
Get ready to see Santa Claus as you've never seen him before — portrayed by Kurt Russell! In this new Netflix holiday flick from exec producer Chris Columbus, a brother and sister scheme to capture St. Nick on video and wind up sneaking aboard his sleigh, causing it to crash and nearly ruining Christmas. * Thursday, Nov. 22
'MasterChef Junior Celebrity Showdown'
On the day of American Thanksgiving, Fox is serving up a special for fans to be thankful for, when multi-Michelin star Chef Gordon Ramsay and award-winning chef Aaron Sanchez invite celebrities, their kids and some fan-favourite alumni into the "MasterChef Junior" kitchen. Celebs include "Modern Family" star Eric Stonestreet, Terrence Howard ("Empire"), while Martha Stewart drops by to share some tips. * Thursday, Nov. 22
'My Lottery Dream Home' - season premiere
Host Davide Bromstad helps a newly wealthy lottery winner use some of the $5 million she just won to help her achieve her dream of owning a horse ranch. * Thursday, Nov. 22 on HGTV Canada
'Meghan's New Life: The Real Princess Diaries'
This one-hour special take an up-close look at how former "Suits" actress Meghan Markle is settling into her new royal role as the Duchess of Sussex, featuring commentary from an array of royal experts, including Alastair Bruce, ABC News' royalty consultant, who helped design her new coat of arms. * Thursday, Nov. 22
'No Actvity' - season premiere
This quirky comedy is back for a second season of... absolutely nothing, which is the whole joke, as Detectives Cullen (Patrick Brammall) and Tolbeck (Tim Meadows) continue their stakeout, observing not much at all. Look for special guests to pop in this season, including Jessica Alba, Max Greenfield, Joe Manganiello, Cristin Millioti and Nasim Pedrad. * Thursday, Nov. 22
In this dark comedy, "Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint plays a guy who is informed he has terminal cancer. When he later learns he was misdiagnosed and is actually completely healthy, he decides not to share the update with friends and family, because he's enjoying how well everyone's been treating him. Nick Frost ("Shaun of the Dead") also stars. * Friday, Nov. 23
'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'
Don't be surprised if your heart grows three sizes while watching this Dr. Seuss holiday classic. * Friday, Nov. 23
'Mystery Science Theater 3000' - season premiere
The "MST3K" crew is back with a new season of awful movies to mock in the second season of the Netflix revival of the beloved snark-fest.
* Friday, Nov. 22
This week's presentation of PBS' "Great Performances" is "Michael Buble: Tour Stop 148", providing fans a front-row seat and a backstage pass to the Canadian crooner's triumphant "To Be Loved" tour. * Friday, Nov. 24
'Christmas in Graceland'
In this holiday rom-com, a business executive traveling to Memphis for work (played by "American Idol" alum Kellie Pickler) reunites with her old flame (Wes Brown), a music promoter who begs her to perform at the Graceland Christmas Concert. * Saturday, Nov. 24 on W Network
'Holiday Gingerbread Showdown'
Over the course of four episodes, host Marcella Valladolid tests the skills of nine gingerbread artists as they create the most amazing, elaborate Christmas concoctions you'll ever want to eat. * Sunday, Nov. 25 on Food Network Canada