Tonight’s TV Spotlight…Tuesday, December 11, 2012
December 11, 2012 by Marisa Roffman
Many of our favorite shows are taking winter hiatuses after tonight, so enjoy them while you can!
Take a look at all your choices…
Hart of Dixie | 8pm on The CW
Zoe (Rachel Bilson) finds herself anxious that her ever-critical mother will be visiting BlueBell soon for the holidays. In order to avoid spending quality time with her mother, she busies herself with a patient but potentially ruins Christmas Eve for the whole town. Trying to fix the problem, Zoe upsets Wade (Wilson Bethel) by turning to his dad (guest star Christopher Curry). Meanwhile, Lavon (Cress Williams) is desperate to make the week special for Ruby (guest star Golden Brooks), but his plan goes awry when Lemon (Jaime King) gets involved. Elsewhere, George (Scott Porter) is struggling with picking out the perfect present for Tansy (guest star Mircea Monroe).
Raising Hope | 8pm on Fox
“The Last Christmas”
Like the Mayans, Virginia is convinced that the world is going to end on December 21, 2012, so she uses her extreme couponing skills to stock up on supplies and forces the family to train for the apocalypse. Meanwhile, Jimmy is determined to give Hope the best Christmas he can, since it will likely be the first one she remembers and Maw Maw tries to knock a few more items off her bucket list before the end of the world.
NCIS | 8pm on CBS
Gibbs teams up with FBI Agent Fornell on a joint NCIS/FBI investigation after Fornell becomes the target of a shooting, but they face an unexpected twist in the case when their mutual ex-wife, Diane Sterling, gets involved. Meanwhile, rumors run wild among the group after Diane stays overnight at McGee’s.
So much more. Keep reading…
New Girl | 9pm on Fox
When the gang attempts to juggle multiple holiday parties in one night, Jess tries to avoid a remorseful Sam (guest star David Walton), Nick tries to keep up with a sexually adventurous Angie (guest star Olivia Munn) and Winston panics when he gets a cranberry stuck in his ear.
Happy Endings | 9pm on ABC
“To Serb with Love”
Jane and Alex’s parents plan a huge party to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the family mattress business. Jane struggles for a joke to make her humorless dad laugh for her toast, while Alex quietly informs Dave that she hasn’t told her mom and dad that they’re back together. Max, feeling left out now that Penny’s relationship with Pete is going so well, looks for a new BFF to replace her.
NCIS: LA | 9pm on CBS
“The Gold Standard”
The NCIS: Los Angeles team investigates the strange and brazen heist executed by gunmen in costumes that could directly impact the U.S. economy. Meanwhile, as Deeks testifies on a case, Granger insists on partnering up with a very reluctant Kensi.
Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 | 9:30pm on ABC
The premiere day of “Dancing with the Stars” has finally arrived and James is in LA in prime dancing form, while Chloe is back home taking some liberties with James’ empty penthouse with one of her infamous scams. June tries to step in and teach Chloe the importance of honesty… that is, until her own belief system is shaken. And when James finally step into the spotlight, mouths will drop.
The Mindy Project | 9:30pm on Fox
“Josh and Mindy’s Christmas Party”
When Mindy throws an office Christmas party at her apartment, she is eager for her colleagues to finally meet her boyfriend, Josh (guest star Tommy Dewey), but her plans go awry when she discovers a secret that Josh has been hiding. Meanwhile, Jeremy deals with doling out the office holiday bonuses, much to everyone’s chagrin.
Parenthood | 10pm on NBC
“What to My Wondering Eyes”
The holiday incites a mix of emotions as Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter) experience a health scare while Crosby (Dax Shepard) and Jasmine (Joy Bryant) celebrate their first Christmas together as a family. Sarah (Lauren Graham) is torn between her feelings for Mark (Jason Ritter) and her evolving relationship with Hank (Ray Romano). Amber (Mae Whitman) and Ryan (Matt Lauria) face challenges in their relationship. Meanwhile, Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) helps to restore belief in a childhood hero.
Private Practice | 10pm on ABC
During a dark moment in his life, Sheldon finds happiness with a new woman. Meanwhile, he becomes increasingly suspicious about his patient Nick’s involvement in Sarah’s disappearance.
Vegas | 10:01pm on CBS
When a young Vegas showgirl is attacked and murdered, the Lambs work to track down the killer, realizing early on that there’s something about the case that resonates personally with Katherine. Meanwhile, Savino manages to land a high roller at the Savoy and tries to use him to show other “whales” that the Savoy is a real contender for high stakes gambling.
- Rizzoli & Isles | 9pm on TNT
- Take it All | 9pm on NBC
- Leverage | 10pm on TNT
What will you be tuning in to?