What to Watch: Week of Nov. 14 – 19, 2021

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This week sees the premiere of the highly anticipated Amazon original series The Wheel of Time and the finale of The Morning Show (season 2). Adele’s new special airs on Sunday while Eileen Davidson returns as Kristen on Days of our Lives. The Shrink Next Door and Ghostbusters: Afterlife star Paul Rudd is set to appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday (Nov. 15) and Late Night with Seth Meyers on Thursday, Nov. 18.

Adele One Night Only will air on Global and CBS this Sunday, Nov. 14 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. The 2-hour special will feature Adele performing some hits and new songs, as well as an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Kendall (Jeremy Strong) and the Waystar team find themselves working together at the annual shareholders’ meeting, where Logan’s (Brian Cox) health takes a turn on Succession (Sunday, Nov. 14 at 9 p.m. on Crave/HBO).

Issa (Issa Rae) treads awkward waters with her new man and plays defense against online attacks, while Molly (Yvonne Orji) juggles multiple suitors on Insecure (Sunday, Nov. 14 at 10 p.m. on Crave/HBO).

Larry (Larry David) hangs out with Woody Harrelson and cashes in on a favour from Susie (Susie Essman) on Curb Your Enthusiasm (Sunday, Nov. 14 at 10:30 p.m. on Crave/HBO).

Eileen Davidson reprises the role of Kristen DiMera on Days of our Lives – well, the Devil’s version, anyway. Look for “Kristen” to tempt John (Drake Hogestyn) away from his beloved Marlena (Deidre Hall).

Captain Lee lays down the law while Jake struggles with his new position on Below Deck (Monday, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. on Slice; streams on Tuesday, Nov. 16 on hayu).

Brianna (Eve) deals with a painful reminder of Jeff’s indefinitely while the group hopes a performance at the American Music Awards will solidify their comeback. Airs Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 10 p.m. on CTV and ABC.

Dr. Finnix (Michael Keaton) begins to taper Betsy (Kaitlyn Dever) off OxyContin while Bridget (Rosario Dawson) sees the toll the drug is taking on communities in the third episode of Dopesick, which begins streaming on Disney+ Star in Canada on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) devises an offbeat plan on how to serve the customers when The Lunch Box becomes busier than ever on The Conners this Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 9 p.m. on CTV and ABC. Meanwhile, Dan (John Goodman) begins to sell some furniture to make room for his new bride and her things but finds it a bit harder to let go than he thought.

Tom (Topher Grace), Sarah (Caitlin McGee) and Connor (Jimmy Tatro) are determined to prove that they can host a successful Thanksgiving dinner when they switch up their annual holiday tradition to gather at Connor’s place on Home Economics this Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 9:30 p.m. on CTV and ABC.

The fourth season of Star Trek: Discovery premieres on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 9 p.m. ET on CTV Sci-Fi (and will then stream on Friday at 9 p.m. ET on Crave). In the premiere episode, “Kobayashi Maru,” Captain Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the U.S.S. Discovery crew are sent to assist a damaged space station where a seemingly routine mission reveals the existence of a terrifying new threat.

When Jay (Utkarsh Ambudkar) is kicked out of Dungeons & Dragons campaign with his city friends, Sam (Rose McIver) agrees to facilitate a new one between him and the ghosts on Ghosts, airing Thursday, Nov. 18 at 9 p.m. on Global and CBS.

The second season finale of The Morning Show begins streaming on Friday, Nov. 19 on Apple TV+ and will pick up following Alex’s (Jennifer Aniston) COVID-19 diagnosis.

Inspired by true events, The Shrink Next Door starring Paul Rudd and Will Ferrell has premiered on Apple TV+ with the first three episodes. The series depicts the bizarre relationship between Marty (Ferrell) and his psychiatrist Ike (Rudd). Kathryn Hahn and Casey Wilson also star. The fourth episode will begin streaming on Friday, Nov. 19.

New Amazon Original series The Wheel of Time premieres this Friday, Nov. 19. Set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain woman are allowed to access it. Rosamund Pike portrays Moiraine, a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers where she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women – where one of them is prophesized to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity. The series will premiere the first three episodes on Prime Video, with additional episodes rolling out each Friday.

Late night highlights include Paul Rudd on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (on Monday, Nov. 15) and later on Late Night with Seth Meyers (on Thursday, Nov. 18); Mindy Kaling and Yvonne Orji (on Tuesday, Nov. 16) on The Late Late Show with James Corden; Kirsten Dunst (on Tuesday, Nov. 16) and Michael Keaton (on Wednesday, Nov. 17) on Jimmy Kimmel Live; Simu Liu on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (on Thursday, Nov. 18).

Save the Date: Sex and the City continuation And Just Like That… will premiere on Thursday, Dec. 9 with two episodes on Crave in Canada and on HBO Max in the U.S.


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