What to Watch This Week: December 10-16

December 10, 2012

Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin in Homeland. Photo credit: SHOWTIME®

LSD trips that provide answers to real-life problems, a zebra on the loose in Sacramento, and a roundup of the ten most fascinating people of 2012. It’s all in store for you this week in TV.

Monday, December 10 — Take It All
In this special holiday game show hosted by Howie Mandel, contestants battle for the perfect gift at the risk of getting nothing. Airing December 10-14th at 9 p.m. on NBC.

Tuesday, December 11 — Happy Endings
Jane frets over coming up with a funny toast to impress her stoic dad on the 20th anniversary of her parents’ mattress business. Alex tells Dave that her parents don’t know that she and Dave are sleeping with each other again. Max searches for a new best friend now that Penny’s spending all her time with Pete. 9 p.m. on ABC.

Wednesday, December 12 — Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012
Barbra Walters gives you her roundup of the most fascinating people of 2012. Family Guy’s Seth MacFarlane, Ben Affleck, Olympic gold-medalist Gabby Douglas, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and 50 Shades of Gray author E.L. James are just some of the folks she thinks make the cut. But that’s not everyone. Find out who else Walters elects when you tune in at 9:30 p.m. on ABC.

Thursday, December 13 — Jersey Shore
Mike unleashes a secret from his past. 10 p.m. on MTV.

Friday, December 14 — Fringe
Walter’s LSD experience comes in handy when it helps him come up with a plan to beat the Observers. Peter and Olivia are lured into the forest by a strange signal that leads them to a shocking scene. 9 p.m. on FOX.

Saturday, December 15 — Cops
In the 25th season premiere, officers respond to a domestic disturbance call from Toledo. Meanwhile, Sacramento cops assist an animal trainer in capturing a zebra gone loose in the city. And cops in Portland, Oregon, get a call about a man being chased along a highway overpass. 8 p.m. on FOX.

Sunday, December 16 — Homeland
Everything’s coming to a head in the Season Two finale of Homeland. Carrie is faced with a serious decision while Brody meets with Mike to discuss his family’s future. Saul goes on a secret assignment, and Quinn must make a choice that could change everything. 10 p.m. on SHOWTIME.

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