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What’s On TV Tonight? – 11/21/2012

Credit: CBS

8:00 PM EST

NICK’S PICK: Survivor: Philippines (“Whiners Are Weiners”) – The castaways compete for a spa getaway; a returning castaway’s attitude causes tempers to flare. (CBS)

The X Factor (“Live Performance Show”) – Hopefuls perform. (FOX)

Whitney (“Poor Whitney”) – When Whitney is hard up for cash, she and Alex decide to share a joint checking account; Mark buys a bar. (NBC)

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving – The Peanuts gather around Charlie’s pingpong table for an unusual feast; a bonus cartoon is “This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers.” (ABC)

8:30 PM EST

Guys With Kids (“Thanksgiving”) – Sheila tries to win the gang over with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner; Gary decides to spend the holiday waiting in line for a TV that’s on sale. (NBC)

9:00 PM EST

Criminal Minds (“The Wheels on the Bus…”) – The BAU team springs into action when a school bus full of children goes missing near Washington, D.C. (CBS)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (“Lesson’s Learned”) – As the detectives investigate reports of sexual abuse at an elite private school, decades of secrets are exposed. (NBC)

10:00 PM EST

American Horror Story: Asylum (“The Origins of Monstrosity”) – A mysterious little girl is abandoned at Briarcliff; the Monsignor makes a Faustian pact with Dr. Arden; the origin of Bloody Face is revealed. (FX)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (“CSI on Fire”) – Five bodies are discovered in what seems to be a meteor site in the desert; when Finlay recognizes one of the casualties, she reminisces about her past. (CBS)

Chicago Fire (“Two Families”) – A meth lab, a gang shooting, and a 10-car pileup round out Thanksgiving for the firefighters. (NBC)

Private Practice (“The World According to Jake”) – When Jake learns he will have to meet Henry’s social worker, he worries about an incident from his past; Addison is suspicious of Jake’s patient; James pursues Amelia. (ABC)

LATE NIGHT

Chelsea Lately has Max Greenfield, who is promoting the show New Girl; Chris Franjola; Sarah Colonna; Dov Davidoff. (11:00 PM EST, E!)

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno features Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt; reality-TV personality Kris Jenner; comic Dan Cummins. (11:35 PM EST, NBC)

Late Show with David Letterman welcomes Actress Scarlett Johansson; musician Willie Nelson; Gary Clark Jr. performs. (11:35 PM EST, CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live has Actor Tim Allen; professional boxer Manny Pacquiao; Flo Rida performs. (12:00 AM EST, ABC)

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson features Actor Tom Hanks; comic Phil Hanley. (12:35 AM EST, CBS)

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon welcomes Actress Amy Poehler; Alicia Keys performs. (12:35 AM EST, NBC)

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