TV Gord’s WHAT’S ON for the week of December 16th to 22nd, 2018

In Canadian Channels by TVGord

Fans of Timeless will be happy to see a new two-part episode, but sad that it’s the series finale. A few new holiday specials sprinkled into an otherwise fairly quiet week, and ABC once again devotes an hour to the notable people lost in 2018. Happy viewing!

All times eastern

Sunday

2018 Miss Universe – 7 to 10pm on Fox

Steve Harvey gets yet another chance to correctly name the latest winner of the annual pageant, this year held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Monday

2018: In Memoriam – 10 to 11pm on ABC

Always my favourite part of any awards show is the In Memoriam segment, where we get to see the talent lost in the past year. This annual tradition is an hour of that. Hosted by Robin Roberts with some help from Jimmy Kimmel.

Tuesday

Lidia Celebrates America – 9 to 10pm on PBS – 6th Season Premiere

Wednesday

The 4th Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Extravaganza – 8 to 10pm on CTV

Thursday

Timeless – 8 to 10pm on NBC/Global – Series Finale

After two seasons, Timeless comes back for one final two-part episode called, The Miracle of Christmas.

Still Open All Hours – 9 to 9:45pm on BBC Canada – 4th Season Premiere

Ex on the Beach – 9 to 10pm on MTV – 2nd Season Premiere

Friday

A Home for the Holidays: The 20th Anniversary – 8 to 9pm on CBS

LL Cool J hosts this annual special of inspirational stories of lives changed through adoption. Gwen Stefani, Train and Lukas Graham are featured performers.

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Christmas on ICE – 10 to 10:45pm on Comedy

A Christmas spectacular with all of the traditional trimmings: music, laughter, joy, deep rage that the Trump administration is separating migrant families, and gingerbread.

Saturday

The Beaverton Ruins Your Holiday Special – 9 to 10pm on CTV Two