What's on TV This Week: Thanksgiving, Dolly Parton, American Music Awards and more

Dolly Parton stars in the Christmas story "Dolly Parton's Christmas in the Square" on Netflix. (Netflix)
SUNDAY
Got wings? A country music legend plays in the melody-filled fantasy tale "Dolly Parton's Christmas in the Square". With Christine Baranski. Netflix anytime
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is introduced by First Ladies in the season finale. 7 and 10 p.m. CNN
Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Billie Eilish and the K-pop boy band BTS - Break To Scream - perform at the 2020 American Music Awards. "Empire" Taraji P. Henson host. 8 p.m. ABC
You're a family in the LGBTQ vacation story "The Christmas House". With Sharon Lawrence and Treat Williams. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
In the television film "Homemade Christmas" a woman is torn between two lovers who feel like an idiot. With Michelle Argyris. 8 p.m. lifetime
The name is Belushi, John "Belushi". This documentary will remember the late, great comic actor and "SNL" star. 9 p.m. show time
Read this in Sam Elliott's voice: Guest Star Sam Elliott gives his calming baritone a new episode of the animated sitcom "Family Guy". 9:30 p.m. Fox
Trainer? As if! See Queen Elizabeth II and her company fly the friendly skies on a new Secrets of Royal Travel. 10 p.m. KOCE
Baker Buddy Valastro takes all newcomers to the "Buddy vs. Christmas" competition series. 10 p.m. Food Network
MONDAY
The documentary “Shawn Mendes: In Wonder” comes very close to the Canadian singer-songwriter. Netflix anytime
Anglican nuns in a monastery in the Himalayas broadened their horizons in a three-part adaptation of the 1934 novel “Black Narcissus”. With Gemma Arterton and the late Diana Rigg. 8, 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. FX
She's back: Reality TV star Tiffany "New York" Pollard returns in the special "I Love New York: Reunited". 8 p.m. VH1
Find out who will take home the mirror ball trophy at the season finale of “Dancing With the Stars” this time. Tyra Banks host. 9 p.m. ABC
Shocking reports of illegal sterilizations of female inmates in the California prison system are examined in the exposé "Belly of the Beast" for "Independent Lens". 10 p.m. KOCE
TUESDAY
The cross-generational saga of an Appalachian family is sung in “Hillbilly Elegy”. Glenn Close and Amy Adams star in this drama, directed by Ron Howard, based on the memoirs of J.D. Vance based. Netflix anytime
The mayor's daughter meets a handsome firefighter in the TV movie "A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado". With Rochelle Aytes. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
The Tyler Perry drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" features another season. With Tika Sumpter. 8 p.m. OWN
Amy Coney Barrett's rise to the highest court in the country is viewed on a new "frontline" in Supreme Revenge: Battle for the Court. 10 p.m. KOCE
The snark ends here in the finale of Daniel Tosh's satirical series "Tosh.0". 10 p.m. Comedy Central
WEDNESDAY
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley, the stars of the original series, are suitable here for a restart of the youthful sitcom "Saved by the Bell". Anytime, peacock
Kristen Stewart learns friend Mackenzie Davis has still not come out to see her conservative family during the rom-com's "happiest season". Anytime, Hulu
A southern teenager visits gay "Uncle Frank" in New York in the 1970s in the drama of "Six Feet Under" Alan Ball. With Paul Bettany. Amazon Prime at any time
Old Couple: Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are Santa and Mrs. Claus in The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two, a sequel to the 2018 story. Netflix anytime
Great Scot! A five-film salute to the late Sean Connery begins with the actor as Agent 007 in the 1965 thriller “Thunderball”. 5pm TCM
Philanthropically minded women collect both praise and money for their respective non-profit organizations in the special “Women of Worth”. 8 p.m. NBC
Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? Lapland is the destination in "Santa’s Wild Home" in a new "nature". 8 p.m. KOCE
This only in: Rival TV presenters (Alison Sweeney, Marc Blucas) find romance in the TV movie "Good Morning Christmas!" 8 pm Hallmark Channel
There's hardly a turkey to be had as "Saturday Night Live" revisits classic vacation sketches in a prime-time special. 9 p.m. NBC
"Nova" examines efforts to restore a fire-damaged Paris cathedral to its former glory in "Saving Notre Dame". 9 p.m. KOCE
Got parachute, will travel: The documentary “The Mystery of D.B. Cooper ”tells the story of the infamous Skyjacker of the 1970s. 9 p.m. HBO
THURSDAY
In this docudrama, local forces fight to free the Iraqi city "Mosul" from the grip of the Islamic state. Netflix anytime
The procession is over, but the musical performances are still taking place in "The 94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" and "The CBS Thanksgiving Day Celebration". 9 a.m. NBC; 1 p.m. CBS
A full day of NFL football matchups begins with the Detroit Lions who host the Houston Texans. 9:30 a.m. CBS
Prize Puppy Promenade at this year's edition of The National Dog Show. John O’Hurley and David Frei name the action in Philadelphia. Noon NBC
A single mom pushes her teenage daughter into the beauty contest game in the 2020 drama "Miss Juneteenth". With Nicole Beharie. 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. BET
A lawyer finds romance while saving her family's restaurant in the TV movie "Christmas by Starlight". With Kimberley Sustad. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
Can you hear what i hear A new edition of The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration repeats performances from bygone seasons. 9 p.m. ABC
The upper lips don't get much stiffer than those of two British soldiers on an urgent mission during the First World War in Sam Mendes' drama "1917". 9 p.m. Show Time; also Sa.
FRIDAY
"Black Beauty" is a horse of a different color in a contemporary update of Anna Sewell's 19th century horse-centered novel. With Kate Winslet. Disney +
The documentary "Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker" looks behind the scenes of Debbie Allen's take on the holiday favorite. Netflix anytime
It's a three-way holiday grudge match with encores from "Frosty the Snowman", "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" and "Santa Claus is coming to town." 8 p.m. CBS; 8 p.m. NBC; 8 p.m. ABC
He's not a dummy: a ventriloquist returns in "Jeff Dunham's Totally Untested Last Minute Pandemic Vacation Special". 8 p.m. Comedy Central
Everything is fair in love and travel writing in the TV movie "Five Star Christmas". With Bethany Joy Lenz. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
A podcaster meets with a handsome firefighter in the TV movie "Dear Christmas." With Melissa Joan Hart and "90210" Jason Priestley. 8 p.m. lifetime
These little yellow Whats-its from "Despicable Me" celebrate the season in "A Minions Holiday Special". 8:30 p.m. NBC
Tony winner Lea Salonga (“Miss Saigon”) adorns the stage of the Sydney Opera House with new “Great Performances”. 9 p.m. KOCE
They decorate the tiny halls of miniature houses in the "Biggest Little Christmas Showdown" competition series. 9 p.m. HGTV
SATURDAY
A future bride meets with a handsome dance teacher in the TV movie "Christmas Waltz". With Lacey Chabert. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
Harrison Ford answers “The Call of the Wild” in this adaptation of the Jack London adventure story from the Yukon in 2020. 8 p.m. HBO
Put a ring on it! Kelly Rowland has a "Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding" of her own in this sequel to the TV movie. 8 p.m. lifetime


This story originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times.
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