Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Tuesday, December 4, 2012
December 4, 2012 by Marisa Roffman
A pretty night of full television! Take a look at all your choices…
Hart of Dixie | 8pm on The CW
Wade (Wilson Bethel) struggles with feeling like he’s a placeholder in Zoe’s (Rachel Bilson) life, so he decides that they should go on a date. Despite Zoe’s apprehensions, she decides to bid on Wade’s basket at the upcoming charity picnic auction, but is surprised that she is not the only one interested. Lemon (Jaime King) mistakenly wins Lavon’s (Cress Williams) basket and decides to keep her true feelings for him to herself and instead offers some advice about his relationship with Ruby (guest star Golden Brooks). Meanwhile, George (Scott Porter) is interested in dating Tansy (guest star Mircea Monroe) and creates a basket that he hopes she will bid on.
Raising Hope | 8pm on Fox
“Squeak Means Squeak”
Jimmy confronts Sabrina about only doing the “fun stuff” with Hope, and none of the heavy lifting of parenthood. Sabrina gets the chance to prove him wrong when Jimmy joins Barney as a Natesville Auxiliary cop for the day, and leaves her with Hope. Meanwhile, Virginia and Burt are determined to capture a squirrel that has been harassing all of the other squirrels in the neighborhood.
Ben and Kate | 8:30pm on Fox
Although Ben, BJ and Tommy disapprove, Kate and Will take their relationship to the next level when they go on a romantic camping trip together. Of course, the trip quickly goes awry when some unwelcome guests decide to tag along. Meanwhile, BJ makes it her mission to help Tommy move past his feelings for Kate.
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Emily Owens, MD | 9pm on The CW
“Emily and… the Good and the Bad”
When the beloved hospital flower delivery man collapses, Emily (Mamie Gummer) is determined to diagnose his condition, but she is baffled at his reluctance to get treated. Will (Justin Hartley) and Emily are assigned to a help a sick prisoner, but find it hard to stay professional and not let his crimes cloud how they treat him. Meanwhile, Dr. Dupre (guest star Harry Lennix) continues to try to smooth things over with Tyra (Kelly McCreary), but when he hits a rough patch he comes to Emily for help and once again she’s stuck in the middle between them.
New Girl | 9pm on Fox
Tired of taking showers, Jess and Winston scheme to get a bathtub in the loft. Then, at the bar, Nick meets a tough and beautiful customer with boyfriend troubles (guest star Olivia Munn). Meanwhile, Schmidt is torn between his boss (guest star Carla Gugino) and trying to win back Cece.
Go On | 9pm on NBC
“The World Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over”
When the group settles on a date for their holiday party, it happens to fall on what Mr. K (Brett Gelman) believes will be the end of the world. Ryan (Matthew Perry) invites Anne (Julie White) along on his annual trip to wine country with Steven (John Cho) and Lauren (Laura Benanti) worries her boyfriend is ready to pop the question.
Happy Endings | 9pm on ABC
“P & P Romance Factory”
Penny meets a terrific new guy, Pete (guest star Nick Zano, “2 Broke Girls,” “90210”), but her frantic attempt to hide the fact that she’s wearing a prescription helmet because of her concussion really limits their potential romance; Jane, as always, tries too hard to break into the “boys’ club” at the car dealership and enlists Brad to be her “trophy wife”; and Max and Dave’s fist bump issues bring back painful childhood memories.
The New Normal | 9:30pm on NBC
David (Justin Bartha) hires Carla, (guest star Cheri Oteri, “Saturday Night Live”) a baby proofer to make the house safer, but instead of creating a sense of security, it puts a wedge between him and Bryan (Andrew Rannells) causing them to bicker. Meanwhile, in the process of decorating the Christmas tree and getting into the holiday spirit, it is revealed that eggnog makes Jane (Ellen Barkin) an unusually nice person. Later, Bryan and Jane attend a Hollywood party at Los Angeles realtor to the stars Nancy Niles’ (guest star Marlo Thomas, “That Girl”) house that will turn out to be the boost that Jane has been looking for.
Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 | 9:30pm on ABC
“Whatever It Takes…”
Chloe teaches June to “network,” i.e., to go drinking in the financial district, but when Chloe lands herself a hot young broker whose father is a Wall Street mogul, she also lands June a dream job offer! But there are strings attached, and June must make a tough decision. Meanwhile, James’ worst nightmare is realized when he’s paired with the worst pro-dancer (guest star Missi Pyle) on “Dancing with the Stars.”
The Mindy Project | 9:30pm on Fox
“Two to One”
Mindy isn’t getting respect from Danny and Jeremy, so she goes off to experience life as her own boss. Meanwhile, the group fights back when they discover that holistic midwives are stealing patients from Shulman & Associates.
Parenthood | 10pm on NBC
“Trouble in Candyland”
Sarah (Lauren Graham) puts her energy into helping Hank (Ray Romano) mend his relationship with his family, leaving Mark (Jason Ritter) increasingly impatient with his status in Sarah’s life. Julia (Erika Christensen) is concerned with Victor’s (Xolo Mariduena) frustration with school and seeks advice from Kristina (Monica Potter) on how to provide encouragement. Joel (Sam Jaeger) reluctantly hires Ryan (Matt Lauria) on his construction site despite Ryan’s lack of experience. Crosby (Dax Shepard) and Adam (Peter Krause) enter a legal battle to save the Luncheonette while attempting to record an album for Academy Award winning musician Glen Hansard.
Private Practice | 10pm on ABC
In an episode told from Cooper’s point of view, we follow him from the moment of conception through a nasty fight with Charlotte, which inadvertently threatens the lives of their triplets. Meanwhile, Violet comforts a friend who is being advised to take her partner off life-support.
- Rizzoli & Isles | 9pm on TNT
- Leverage | 10pm on TNT
- Sons of Anarchy | 10pm on FX
What will you be tuning in to?