‘Fargo,’ ‘Squid Game: The Challenge,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



Stamped from the Beginning: An exploration of the Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s book of the same name, chronicling “the origins and evolution of anti-Black, racist ideas and their power in shaping policies, culture, and norms throughout American history.” Premiere. Netflix

The Addams Family marathon: Attention all Wednesday fans. 7 p.m., Pop

JFK: Breaking the News: This special from 2003 hosted by Jane Pauley looks back on how the news covered the Kennedy assassination in real time. 9 p.m., PBS


Fargo: Jon Hamm and Juno Temple star in the fifth season of the crime drama, which is all I need to hear, quite honestly. Season premiere. 9 p.m., FX

Obituary: In this dark Irish series, an obituary writer “accidentally” kills a man, only to find that she might enjoy killing. Series premiere. Hulu

Groundbreakers: This special hosted by Billie Jean King celebrates 50 years of female excellence in sports. 7 p.m., PBS


Squid Game: The Challenge: Squid Game, but real, and with less murder. Premiere. Netflix

Good Burger 2: Dexter and Ed reunite 26 years later. Paramount+

Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas: It would be a SHAME if you missed this charming holiday special. (See what I did there?) Premiere. Apple TV+

Genie: A man whose life is falling apart accidentally summons a genie who happens to be Melissa McCarthy. Premiere. Paramount+ Peacock

The Velveteen Rabbit: A new look at the beloved classic children’s book. Apple TV+

High on the Hog: How African-American Cuisine Changed America: Stephen Satterfield is back to lead us through the history of Black food and how it shaped American culture. Season premiere. Netflix

The Naughty Nine: A team of kids who were left off of Santa’s “nice” list orchestrate a heist of the North Pole in this new film starring Danny Glover. Premiere. Disney+


The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Come on, what else are you going to watch while you’re making the mashed potatoes? 8:30 a.m., NBC

National Dog Show: I mean, you could watch football, but why? 11 a.m., NBC

Harry Potter marathon: Because it’s the week of marathons. 8 a.m., USA

The Wizard of Oz: It’s a classic for a reason. 7 p.m., TBS


Elf marathon: Whip up some maple syrup spaghetti and settle in for the most delightful holiday marathon on TV. 7 p.m., TBS

It’s a Wonderful Life: THANKSGIVING IS DEAD. LONG LIVE CHRISTMAS. 7:30 p.m., Bravo

What Comes Around: In this new thriller, young love becomes a dangerous game of cat and mouse where nothing is as it seems — you know, if you’re not quite ready for the holiday spirit. AMC+


Doctor Who: The Star Beast: The first of three special Doctor Who episodes celebrating the classic sci-fi series’ 60th anniversary, which brings back the wonderful David Tenant and Catherine Tate. Premiere. Disney+

Ocean’s Eleven marathon: Because it’s the week of marathons. 4:30 p.m., IFC


Faraway Downs: Nicole Kidman stars in this limited series as an English aristocrat who travels halfway around the world to protect her Australian ranch from a ruthless cattle baron with the help of a cattle drover, played by Hugh Jackman. Series premiere. Hulu

The Great Christmas Light Fight: Season 11 premiere. 9 p.m., ABC

Soul Train Awards: Ms Keke Palmer hosts. 7 p.m., BET, BET Her, Logo, MTV2, VH1

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