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What’s On TV Tonight? – ‘Top Chef’ Premiere, ‘Project Runway’ on Thursday

Top Chef returns for Season 14! But what else is on TV tonight? Here are the TV listings for Thursday 12/01/2016:

8:00 PM ET

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Charlie Brown and Linus search for the meaning of Christmas; the short “Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa” accompanies the holiday classic. (ABC)

The Big Bang Theory – A free-spirited beauty moves in next door to two physicists. (CBS)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (“Invasion!”) – The Legends work with The Flash, Supergirl and Green Arrow to kill the invaders; while working out how to defeat the Dominators, Stein gets distracted by the aberration he created in 1987. (The CW)

IMPACT Wrestling – The Knockouts take center stage as Rosemary battles Jade inside 6 Sides of Steel to crown the new Knockouts Champion; Aron Rex issues an open challenge to the entire Impact roster to face him for the Impact Grand Championship. (POPSD)

NBA Basketball [LIVE] – Los Angeles Clippers at Cleveland Cavaliers (TNT)

Rosewood (“Half-Life & Havana Nights”) – The investigation into Gerald’s case leads Rosewood and Villa to Cuba, where they confront two new mysteries; TMI brings her former roommate to help decipher evidence. (FOX)

8:30 PM ET

NFL Football [LIVE] (“Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings”) – The first-place Cowboys look to continue their march to the playoffs when they visit the Vikings. (NBC)

The Great Indoors (“Going Deep”) – Brooke steps in as Eddie’s interim best friend when Jack is unable to help him through the pain of his divorce; a big secret is revealed when Clark, Emma and Mason face off in a fitness tracker challenge to win concert tickets. (CBS)

9:00 PM ET

Supernatural (“Rock Never Dies”) – When Lucifer learns that he can get his fans to do whatever he wants as the rock star Vince Vincente, he arranges a VIP concert to kill all of them; Sam, Dean and Castiel try to stop him by entering the underbelly of the music industry. (The CW)

Project Runway (“Bold Innovation”) – The designers create innovative avant garde looks, crafted from conventional fabric and unconventional metal-themed materials, in the first ever hybrid challenge. (Lifetime)

The Great American Baking Show [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Cake Week; Cookie Week”) – The bakers prepare bundt cakes inspired by winter flavors, apple almond cake and multi-tiered holiday celebration cakes; the contestants bake bar cookies; biscotti and 3-D iced cookie scenes. (ABC)

Mom (“Xanax and a Baby Duck”) – Christy becomes overprotective of her 12-year-old son when she discovers he’s been using drugs and alcohol. (CBS)

Pitch (“Scratched”) – Rumors about Mike waiving his no-trade clause put him in the spotlight; Evelyn and Will team up for a business venture. (FOX)

Growing Up Hip Hop (“Straight Trippin'”) – Boogies gets shocking news about his DUI case; Kristinia gets a lead from the P.I.; Egypt defies Pepa’s college plans; Romeo’s new artist is a threat; Andre’s big secret. (WE TV)

9:30 PM ET

Life in Pieces (“Boxing Opinion Spider Beard”) – John encourages Samantha to take up boxing instead of going to her ballet class; Jen looks for a second opinion when Tim informs her she needs tonsil surgery; Joan terrorizes Matt by hiding spiders around him; Greg grows a beard. (CBS)

 What's On TV Tonight? - 'Top Chef' Premiere, 'Project Runway' on Thursday

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10:00 PM ET

NICK’S PICK: Top Chef [SEASON PREMIERE] (“Something Old, Something New”) – Eight new chefs face off against eight returning chefs in Charleston, S.C.; the new chefs enter the kitchen first to cook as many dishes as possible in one hour using a whole chicken; the veterans square off to re-imagine shrimp and grits. (Bravo)

Pure Genius (“Bunker Hill, We Have a Problem”) – Walter and the Bunker Hill team must attempt a remote surgery when someone on the International Space Station needs an emergency procedure; the team takes advantage of social media to find the source of an E. coli outbreak. (CBS)

Falling Water (“Three Half Blind Mice”) – Taka and Tess are brought together by a blackout; Burton finds evidence that the Woman in Red exists in reality. (USA Network)

10:30 PM ET

Project Runway: Fashion Startup (“They’re Ripping You Off”) – A young mother puts everything on the line to make her homemade business a success; a cancer survivor pitches a company inspired by her battle against the disease. (Lifetime)

11:00 PM ET

E! News – Entertainment news. (E!)

MIDNIGHT

The Wendy Williams Show (BET)

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick (Comedy Central)

LATE NIGHT TALK SHOWS

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah is joined by an all-new guest. (11:00 PM, Comedy Central)

Conan features Actor Simon Helberg; actor Jai Courtney; comic Sebastian Maniscalco. (11:00 PM, TBS)

Watch What Happens: Live welcomes Rapper 50 Cent; actress Leah Remini. (11:15 PM, Bravo)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has Actress Emma Stone; actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan; Kacey Musgraves performs. (12:05 AM, NBC)

The Late Late Show With James Corden is joined by Actress Queen Latifah; actor Morris Chestnut; actress Tracey Ullman; Machine Gun Kelly and Camila Cabello perform. (12:35 AM, CBS)

What, if anything, do you plan on watching on TV tonight? Sound off in the comments!

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