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!)


The Wendy Williams Show (BET)

At Midnight With Chris Hardwick (Comedy Central)


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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