What to Watch This Week: November 12-18

November 13, 2012

Charlie Hunnam in Sons of Anarchy. Photo credit: FX

Here’s our selection of the best bets for TV entertainment this week, including holiday celebrations and drama to get you in the mood for the season.

Monday, November 12 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Ghosts of Christmas Eve
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra takes you on a Christmas journey, narrated by award-winning actor Ossie Davis and featuring a variety of music styles –rock, classical, Broadway, R&B, and folk – and appearances by artists like Jewel and Michael Crawford. 7 p.m. on The Hallmark Channel.

Tuesday, November 13 — Sons of Anarchy
Jax moves forward with his own agenda to avoid a backlash. 10 p.m. on FX.

Wednesday, November 14 — The Middle
Thanksgiving dinner is a mess this year. Heck invites marines to dinner, but the gesture may seem a little less warm-hearted considering the squabbling Frankie’s folks are cooking up. Meanwhile, Axl tries to resist his attraction to his tutor and Sue looks for the thief who stole her mascot costume. 8 p.m. on ABC.

Thursday, November 15 — Scandal
Huck receives a letter that suggests his sinister past may be revealed. Olivia asks Harrison to keep a coworker’s secret from spreading and Cyrus and Fitz handle the backlash from James’ front-page story. 10 p.m. on ABC.

Friday, November 16 — CSI: NY
A student is murdered at an elite prep school. Meanwhile, Lindsey visits her father in Montana, where she must also deal with issues from her past. 9 p.m. on CBS.

Sunday, November 18 — The Cleveland Show
Holt gets the blues when he isn’t invited to his family’s Thanksgiving dinner. Rallo invites Holt and his dad (voice by Will Arnett) to help the two reconcile. Meanwhile, Cleveland opens a bar in the airport and Rallo and Holt will write and perform a song. 7:30 p.m. on FOX.

Don’t want to miss the best of TV? Then come again next week for your next watch list. See you then.