What to watch on Wednesday, November 25...
The Making of The Wiz Live!
Go behind the scenes of the Peacock’s latest live musical extravaganza, which will air on Thursday, December 3. Well I mean, don’t physically go behind the scenes, because that will likely get you arrested. It’s safer just to watch this TV show from the comfort of your home.
In “Fashionistas and Fasciitis,” Rosewood turns to his BFF, Dr. Mike Boyce (Taye Diggs), for help cracking a plot to murder an elite designer during Miami Fashion Week. But might the dashing doctor also help Villa rebound romantically?
Empire is in an Alicia Keys state of mind when the acclaimed artist guest stars as acclaimed artist Skye Summers, who collaborates—and bonds—with Jamal. Elsewhere in “Sinned Against,” Cookie and Candace enlist the help of an old prison comrade (Rosie O’Donnell) to rescue their sister Carol, and Laz’s feelings for Cookie complicate matters.
With today marking the centennial anniversary of Einstein’s publishing his theory of general relativity, “Inside Einstein’s Mind” considers how one of the 20th century’s most renowned thinkers conceived and developed this landmark work.
A Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving
The annual compilation of Turkey Day-themed sketches includes “Ed Grimley’s Thanksgiving,” “Adam Sandler’s Turkey Song,” “Greetings From Tonto, Tarzan, and Frankenstein,” and more.
While Alvey and Nate take in a lower-tier fight in Fresno, Lisa devises a plan to rehabilitate Ryan’s image. Elsewhere in “The Demon Had a Spell,” Jay responds badly to losing both weight and Laura.
9:30pm, Disney XD
Star Wars Rebels
“Stealth Strike” sends Kanan and the clone on an undercover rescue mission after Ezra, Commander Sato, and his crew are nabbed by an Imperial ship. Their original plan, to pose as a flower delivery man and a giant bouquet of petunias, proved impractical for several reasons, so stormtrooper disguises it is.
SERIES PREMIERE, 10pm, History
Christmas Through the Decades
A four-part series examining how American culture has celebrated the Yuletide season begins with “The 60s,” including a remembrance of the Apollo 8 astronauts’ live broadcast on Christmas Eve 1968.
Leanne treats the lead actor in the touring company of The Lion King (played by real-life veteran of the musical Alton Fitzgerald White), but her diagnosis puts his career and his life in danger. Meanwhile in “The Son Rises,” the Lion King cast teams up with the docs to help a teenage boy face a heart-rending decision.
– Nathan Lane, Steven Yeun, and Chris Brown on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– Gloria Estefan, Navy SEAL Eric Greitens & former Marine Sergeant Jake Wood, and Chef Daniel Boulud on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 11:35pm, CBS
– Matthew Morrison, Uzo Aduba, A Great Big World, and Brian Chase on Late Night with Seth Meyers, 12:35am, NBC
– Chrissy Teigen, James Van Der Beek, Jay Duplass and Tove Lo on The Late Late Show with James Corden, 12:37am, CBS