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TV This Week, Nov. 15-21: ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ on Netflix

“Marvel’s Jessica Jones”

Krysten Ritter is “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” in this new Netflix series.

(Myles Aronowitz / Netflix / Netflix)

SUNDAY

“90210’s” Shenae Grimes charms the “bah humbug” right out of her hunky new boss in the new TV movie “Christmas Incorporated.” 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Everybody is kung fu fighting in the fantastical new martial-arts drama “Into the Badlands.” With Daniel Wu and Marton Csokas. 10 p.m. AMC

God save the queen! Elizabeth Hurley is back for a second season of the soapy drama “The Royals.” 10 p.m. E!

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MONDAY

Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Sofia Vergara, Cheech Marin and Eva Longoria are among the stars interviewed in the new documentary “The Latin Explosion: A New America.” 9 p.m. HBO

See what some say a certain 16th-century French seer had to say about Sept. 11, tsunamis, etc., in “Nostradamus: 21st Century Prophecies Revealed.” 9 p.m. History Channel

An unspeakable crime and the international movement it spawned are explored in the new documentary “India’s Daughter” airing on “Independent Lens.” 10 p.m. KOCE

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Guy Fieri, Amanda Freitag, et al., talk turkey, and stuffing, etc., when “Guilty Pleasures” returns with a Thanksgiving episode. 10 p.m. Food Network

Our septuagenarian heroine (David Krumholtz) gives speed dating a try on the season finale of the quirky comedy “Gigi Does It.” 10:30 p.m. IFC

TUESDAY

Dick Wolf’s ever-expanding Windy City franchise now includes the new hospital drama “Chicago Med.” Oliver Platt, S. Epatha Merkerson and Torrey DeVitto star. 9 p.m. NBC

Patria o muerte! The little-known tale of a U.S. citizen who played a part in the Cuban Revolution is retold in “American Comandante” on a new “American Experience.” 9 p.m. KOCE

“Frontline” charts the troubling rise of “ISIS in Afghanistan” in this new episode. 10 p.m. KOCE

WEDNESDAY

Four sweet little old ladies compete in a Thanksgiving cook-off in the special “Clash of the Grandmas.” 8 p.m. Food Network

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Vivica A. Fox guest stars as Cookie’s (Taraji P. Henson) sister on a new episode of “Empire.” 9 p.m. Fox

We took our name out of contention for the title, so see who they gave it to instead in the new special “People’s Sexiest Man Alive 2015: 30 Years of Sexy.” 9 p.m. Lifetime

The future of human intelligence is pondered in the final installment of “The Brain With David Eagleman.” 10 p.m. KOCE

THURSDAY

Going once … twice … sold! The shadier side of the auction biz serves as the backdrop for the new online series “The Art of More.” With Cary Elwes, Dennis Quaid and Kate Bosworth. Any time, Crackle

Who shot Annalise? Find out on the winter finale of the Viola Davis mystery drama “How to Get Away With Murder.” 10 p.m. ABC

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anthony Mackie most likely won’t be trolling the ancient yuletide carol when they take part in a holiday edition of “Lip Sync Battle.” 10 p.m. Spike

FRIDAY

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What if the Axis powers had won WWII? Sci-fi author Philip K. Dick imagined such a scenario in his 1962 novel “The Man in the High Castle,” which is now an online series. With Alexa Davalos, DJ Qualls and Rufus Sewell. Any time, Amazon

Krysten Ritter plays a ex-superhero who still kicks butt despite having hung up her costume in the new online series “Marvel’s Jessica Jones.” David Tennant (“Doctor Who”) also stars. Any time, Netflix

Bruce Springsteen, Pink, Pharrell Williams and Sting are among the myriad performers slated for the new special “Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America.” 8 p.m. A&E, History Channel, Lifetime

Broadway’s best salute the songwriting duo behind such classic shows as “Chicago” and “Cabaret” in the special “First You Dream — The Music of Kander & Ebb.” 9 p.m. KOCE

President Samuel L. Jackson is the “Big Game” being hunted by a wealthy madman after Air Force One gets shot down over Finland in this 2014 action tale. Felicity Huffman also stars. 9 p.m. Starz

The season premiere of “Craft in America” showcases handcrafted musical instruments and the folks who make ‘em and play’ em. 10 p.m. KOCE

SATURDAY

Turkey Day is just days away, so Giada De Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, et al., are here to help home cooks prepare in the new special “All-Star Thanksgiving.” 8 p.m. Food Network

Better pack a parka: Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison and Dermot Mulroney star in the made-for-cable holiday fable “Northpole: Open for Christmas.” 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Love hurts in the 2015 adaptation of E.L. James’ steamy bestseller “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star. 8 p.m. HBO

Some kooky critters are coming for Thanksgiving in the new family-friendly TV movie “Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow.” With Mary Steenburgen, Jay Harrington and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. 8 p.m. Lifetime

All right, all right, all right! Matthew McConaughey hosts a new episode of “Saturday Night Live” with musical guest Adele. 11:29 p.m. NBC

 


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