What to Watch Next Week: Midseason Finales, The Crown, Mad About You & More

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With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away in the United States, the fall season that seemingly just began starts closing up shop until January.

NBC is first out with the OneChicago universe and ABC winds down its Thursday lineup, too.

Find out what else is going on next week and what you should watch by reading below.

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Sunday, November 17

The Crown has a special Sunday premiere on Netflix. With new actors in the role of all of the central characters, it features episodic storytelling so that you don't have to binge-watch it to enjoy. Read our full review of The Crown Season 3 for more information.

8/7c Write Before Christmas (Hallmark)

There are more great stars in this Hallmark original as Jessica (Torrye DiVitto) sends Christmas cards to those special to her -- the aunt who raised her, her brother, an aging pop star, the teacher that inspired her, and her friend that always tells the truth. Chad Michael Murray costars with Lolita Davidovich on board, as well.

8/7c Batwoman (The CW)

Some long-simmering tensions come to a head before the cross-over hiatus when Kate has to decide whether

Sophie can ever be trusted, and Catherine seeks Jacob's help. Mary worries about her family, and Alice is working on something new. A Pennyworth arrives on the scene.

Football-Dependent Start for God Friended Me (CBS)

Miles follows the God Account's clues in hopes of finding his true purpose and is surprised when he's led to Gideon, a man that did the God Account's work long before Miles.

Does he have the answers Miles is so desperately seeking?

9/8c A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love (HMM)

Multiple coincidences and a chance meeting bring Alice and Jack, two strangers from very different family backgrounds, together for a weekend wedding celebration.

Encouraged by her family, led by mom Olga, Alice slowly lets go of her reservations about meeting someone new following a failed long-distance relationship.

Meanwhile, more and more Godwinks – those coincidences that aren’t really coincidences at all – bring Alice and Jack closer as each attempts to balance the newfound attraction with their complicated professional lives.

Starring Cindy Busby, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Benjamin Hollingsworth who starred on CBS series Code Black.

10/9c The Rookie (ABC)

It’s a Firefly reunion as Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk team up once again on The Rookie.

Tudyk is a crime scene cleaner who finds trouble as he and Nolan stumble upon a dead body and the killers looking to take out all of the evidence and anyone who stands in there way.

9/8c Supergirl (The CW)

More secrets are exposed on Supergirl when Kara discovers the truth about Lena and her dark turn, while still trying to deal with the new threat that is Leviathan.

Meanwhile, J'onn learns more about where his brother has been.

Tuesday, November 19

8/7c The Resident (FOX)

The conclusion of that heartbreaking cliffhanger has the beloved Jessica brought into Chastain with severe injuries. Conrad and the rest of the staff will have to work tirelessly to save another one of their own.

As everyone pitches in to prevent losing another colleague and friend, Cain finds himself at odds with the others on what's best. Also, Conrad releases data on Hemopleatin, and Kyle returns to volunteer at the hospital.

9/8c Arrow (The CW)

As an ode to Arrow Season 5 of the hit series, Oliver, along with the rest of Team Arrow, travel to Russia to find a key element in thwarting The Monitor. Diggle, on the other hand, reconnects with someone from his past.

10/9c Emergence (ABC)

After taking a week off, Emergence returns to reveal more about that jaw-dropping cliffhanger that revealed Emily is behind Piper's creation and not the previously believed villain, Richard Kindred. Will Piper allow Emily to brainwash her? Will she turn against Jo and follow her new "mom"?

10/9c New Amsterdam (NBC)

It's hard to believe it, but it's the Fall finale of this tear-jerker, and it promises a whole lot of action. Max, Helen, and Iggy head to Rikers to get to the bottom of what happened to a patient who was brought into the hospital.

Our favorite docs are locked away with a bunch of dangerous inmates, and it appears as though a riot may break out.

The first half of the season will end with our favorite Helen/Max dynamic, but we still need to learn if Max will have to save Helen's career and if Iggy can sweet-talk his way back home after lying to Martin.

Wednesday, November 20

Mad About You (Spectrum)

If you're a Spectrum Cable subscriber, you're going to get the first crack at the upcoming Mad About You revival as the first six episodes drop.

The series, created by Danny Jacobson and Paul Reiser, also stars Reiser and Helen Hunt as Jamie and Paul decades after the original ended as they say goodbye to their daughter, Mabel, who is attending NYU five blocks down the street.

All of the integral cast members return, including John Pankow as Paul's cousin Ira, Richard Kind as their friend, Mark, and Anne Ramsay as Jamie's sister, Lisa. Carol Burnett is even reprising her role as Jamie's mom.

But watching makes you wonder whether the characters were as enjoyable during the first run as memories dictate as the couple seems more neurotic than ever.

Spectrum only has exclusive rights to their originals for a limite time, so it won't be too long before you can see for yourself.

8/7c Chicago Med (NBC)

On Chicago Med Season 5 Episode 9, it's the moment Manstead fans have been waiting for, as Natalie finally regains all her memories from the night of the accident -- including the depth of her feelings for Will and what she was about to tell him.

9/8c Chicago Fire (NBC)

The Chicago Fire fall finale promises fireworks as fan favorite (and sometimes divisive) Gabby Dawson returns to Chicago for a fundraiser.

You have to tune in to find out what other surprises she might have hidden up her sleeves!

10/9c Chicago PD (NBC)

It's the midseason finale of Chicago PD and they're bringing out the big plots: Halstead is missing.

The synopsis reveals that Halstead's " ongoing secret relationship with a woman connected to another case" puts him in the line of danger. Will they save him before it's too late? We'll hopefully also get some follow up on baby #Burzek.

10/9c Stumptown (ABC)

With things still on rocky ground between Dex and Grey, a Friendsgiving with their plus ones shouldn't be awkward at all, right? Tune in to see!

Thursday, November 21

8/7c Grey's Anatomy (ABC)

Grey's Anatomy's final episode until the new year. It's teased that we will be itching for the show's return after all the shockers and bombs dropped on us during the Fall Finale.

Meredith returns to GSM to huge fanfare, and she's ready to get back to work while also shading Deluca for dumping her. Jo will have a poetic moment when she retrieves a safe haven baby from Station 19.

Richard and Catherine's marital woes come to a head and has Jackson asking his mother if she saw him having sex with someone else. And knowing that Bailey and Amelia are sharing their pregnancy journeys, it's worrisome that Ben is seen racing down the hospital halls in a panic. Sounds like a jampacked finale!

9/8c A Million Little Things (ABC)

The fall finale will be the most dramatic yet. PJ is reeling from the results of his DNA test and will waste no time confronting his parents for lying to him. Delilah is reeling too, but she's planning to sit her kids down to have an important discussion, but will she tell them about PJ, Charlie, or both?

Gary, the self-appointed Jon successor, will fight like hell to keep their friendship group from fracturing reminding them that he didn't help them through all of their battles for it to fall apart now. It's bound to be an emotional, shocking, and dramatic sendoff.

10/9c Law & Order: SVU

The case on Law & Order: SVU Season 21 Episode 9 hits close to home when a detective asks SVU to intervene with a predator who is grooming both of his daughters -- and Kat disobeys Benson's orders. Will Kat's refusal to listen lead to disastrous consequences?

10/9c How To Get Away With Murder (ABC)

It's the final fall finale for How To Get Away With Murder, and it promises to reveal the identity of the murdered FBI informant.

It should also provide more insight into what happened to Annalise. Is she actually dead? Or is there a bigger twist coming our way?

Saturday, November 22

8/7c Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays (Hallmark)

A free-spirited former Graceland tour guide, awaiting news of her dream museum job, meets a busy single father on a Graceland tour and agrees to be his temporary nanny for the holidays. Starring Kaitlin Doubleday, Adrian Grenier, and of course, Priscilla Presley!

9/8c Turkey Drop (Freeform)

According to Freeform, Turkey Drop stars another familiar Freeform face, Olivia Holt from Marvel's Cloak and Dagger, as Lucy Jacobs, a freshmen university student who returns home to her small-town for Thanksgiving break and suspects she’s about to get turkey dropped — aka dumped by her high school sweetheart.

To avoid a Turkey Day travesty, Lucy gets out of her comfort zone, proving she’s not the same play-it-safe girl she once was.

Along with Olivia Holt, the film stars Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Ben Levine (Legacies) and Tyler Perez (LA’s Finest).

Carissa Pavlica is the managing editor and a staff writer and critic for TV Fanatic. She's a member of the Critic's Choice Association, enjoys mentoring writers, conversing with cats, and passionately discussing the nuances of television and film with anyone who will listen. Follow her on Twitter and email her here at TV Fanatic.

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