Twas the night before American Thanksgiving…and there’s still plenty of TV to watch! Empire airs its penultimate episode at 9/8c pm on FOX, before next week’s winter finale. The thrilling season of Survivor continues on CBS at 8/7c PM. At 8/7c pm on NBC, it’s The Making of The Wiz Live! for a backstage look at the live show airing on December 3. Nashville, will take a holiday break, and be back on the ABC schedule next week.
Holiday season commences with traditional Thanksgiving Day parade – In addition to a myriad of imaginative balloons and floats, this year’s special guests include five-time Grammy Award winner Dionne Warwick and her son Damon; actress Tichina Arnold (“Martin,” “Survivor’s Remorse”); soccer star and Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd; the cast of “A Christmas Story”; the cast of “Pippin”; the cast of “The Sound of Music”; R&B recording artist Al B. Sure with Lady B (Old School 100.3); “American Idol” season 13 winner Caleb Johnson; Maureen McGovern, Philly Disco Divas First Choice (“Armed and Extremely Dangerous”); Bianca Ryan; Jerry Blavat; the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders; Disney superstars Mickey & Minnie Mouse; the Disney Princesses Disney on Ice “100 Years of Magic” with a special appearance by Anna and Elsa; Keystone State Boychoir; Pennsylvania Girlchoir; Lauren Hart; and the Pennsylvania Ballet. – Read more at PhillyTrib.com
Pharrell, Fifth Harmony, Gwen Stefani & More Will Appear on ‘Sesame Street’ Season 46 – With its 46th season coming up in January, Sesame Street has quite the roster — and we’re not just talking about Elmo and Big Bird. Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Nick Jonas and Fifth Harmony are just a few of the musical guests that will stop by on the small screen’s most iconic street. This season also promises a new set, new opening and closing songs and a new character named Nina. It all begins Jan. 16 at 9 a.m. ET on HBO. – Read more at HBO
Bindi Irwin on Her Dancing with the Stars Win: I Hope My Dad Would Be Proud of Me – “I couldn’t even imagine if [he] was here right now,” the young conservationist told reporters of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. “Honestly, I hope that he’d be proud of me. And I hope that I am able to carry-on in his footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on.” “His strength is what keeps me going,” she said. “Life is filled with so many challenges and beautiful moments and to be able to share them with my family and the ones that you love the most. That’s what’s most important.” – Read more at People Magazine
Bindi Irwin Reveals the Creative Place She Might Put Her Mirrorball Trophy After Her DWTS Win! – Crikey! On Tuesday, Nov. 24, Bindi Irwin and her partner, Derek Hough, took home the coveted Mirrorball Trophy as they became the Season 21 winners of Dancing With the Stars. “She should put it in the zoo in the middle of the croc pond!” the Emmy-winning choreographer, 30, suggested to Us Weekly. “Surrounded by all the crocodiles and put it in the middle so they’ll be guarding it. So everybody can look at it from afar but the crocodiles will be all around it.” – Read more at US Magazine
Carrie Underwood and Baby Isaiah share a Workout!
Carrie Underwood Reveals Where She Likes to Leave a ‘Ginormous Tip’ on Christmas Morning – “Well get up and go to Waffle House,” the Storyteller singer tells PEOPLE Country in the new December issue. “It’s such a hectic time, and I don’t feel like making breakfast on a day that you’re just making so much food anyway. So we order breakfast and leave a ginormous tip.” – Read more at People