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With all the November 2015 TV premieres, some of you may have to ditch those shows lurching on your viewing bubble.

The fun gets started Nov. 1 with the Season 2 return of “The Librarians” on TNT and the doc series “Breakthrough” on Nat Geo. (Watch the first episode early here.)

New shows sitting atop my list include the crime drama “Spotless” on Esquire (Nov. 14), martial arts drama “Into the Badlands” on AMC (Nov. 15) and “The Art of More,” Crackle’s look at the seedy side of the high-end auction business (Nov. 19). We get a streaming double on Nov. 20, with the beginning of lit-based dramas “Man in the High Castle” on Amazon and “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” on Netflix.

Two foreign crime series have their U.S. debuts this month: Britain’s “Black Work” and Romania’s “Umbre,” both on Acorn TV.

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix comedy “Master of None” streams beginning Nov. 6. CBS fills out its fall schedule with the Nov. 5 returns of “Elementary” and “Mom” and the Nov. 12 return of “2 Broke Girls.”

Many more new and returning show debut, as well as movies and specials. I’ll continue to add to this list as I learn of more.

 

November 2015 TV premieres

All times are Central; check local listings.

Sunday, Nov. 1

7 a.m.

  • “Sheriff Callie’s Wild West,” Disney Junior (season 2 premiere)

7 p.m.

  • “The Librarians,” TNT (season 2 premiere)
  • “Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood,” Comedy Central (standup special)
  • “‘Tis the Season for Love,” Hallmark (holiday movie)

8 p.m.

  • Breakthrough,” Nat Geo (series premiere; 6 episodes explore scientific discoveries in fighting pandemics, brain science, longevity, water, energy and cyborg technology)
  • “Keeping Up: The Kardashians Rewind,” E! (special)

9 p.m.

  • “Project Greenlight,” HBO (season finale)
  • “The Demon Files,” Destination America (series premiere; NYPD cop-turned-demonologist Ralph Sarchie battles evil)

 

Monday, Nov. 2

Streaming

  • “Black Work,” Acorn.tv (U.S. premiere; policewoman uncovers dark secrets as she does her own investigation into the murder of her detective husband; new episodes Nov. 9 and 16)

Noon

  • “The Crew Code,” Red Bull TV (series premiere; underground culture of breakdancing as told by world champs)

3 p.m.

  • “Once Upon a Town,” Red Bull TV (series premiere; graffiti artist Falko travels South Africa to paint and change the locals perception of value)

7 p.m.

  • “Supergirl,” CBS (time-period premiere)
  • “The Diplomat,” HBO (doc premiere; political and personal life of the late Richard Holbrooke, an ambassador whose career spanned 50 years)
  • “Frizzell & Friends in Concert,” RFD-TV (special; musical showcase featuring David Frizzell, Lacy J. Dalton and Marty Haggard)

8 p.m.

  • “Major Crimes,” TNT (season 4 fall premiere)
  • “Vanderpump Rules,” Bravo (season 4 premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Legends,” TNT (season 2 premiere)
  • “The Leisure Class,” HBO (movie; “Project Greenlight” winner about con man who tries to marry into influential family and then falls for his mark)
  • “Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals,” Investigation Discovery (series premiere; Barbara Walters take a look at famous cases)
  • “Apres Ski,” Bravo (series premiere; rich and famous want it all while skiing in Whistler, British Columbia)

Tuesday, Nov. 3

1 p.m.

  • “Peaking,” Red Bull TV (series premiere; Big Wave Surfer Ian Walsh offers his perspective on fellow surfers)

7 p.m.

  • “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris,” NBC (season 1 finale)

8:30 p.m.

  • “American Harvest,” RFD-TV (docuseries premiere; Johnson family and their harvesting outfit for hire)

9 p.m.

  • “Kareem: Minority of One,” HBO (doc premiere)
  • “The Profit,” CNBC (season premiere)
  • “Christina Milian Turned Up,” E! (season 2 premiere)
  • “Sweet 15: Quinceañera!” TLC (series premiere; Miami’s premiere Quinceañera party experts and dress shop owners)
  • “Fix My Mom,” Oxygen (series premiere; complex dynamics between mothers and daughters explored)

10 p.m.

  • “Paris,” TV5Monde USA (miniseries premiere; look at the life, love and tribulations of a group of Parisians)

 

Wednesday, Nov. 4

7 p.m.

  • “The 49th Annual CMA Awards,” ABC (special)
  • “Earth’s Natural Wonders,” PBS (3-episode series premiere; visiting some of the most extraordinary places on Earth; check local listings)

9 p.m.

  • “Coach Charming,” TLC (series premiere; pageant coach and lawyer Bill Alverson)
  • “All-American Makers,” Science (season 2 premiere)

10 p.m.

  • “Late Night Joy” (working title), TLC (series premiere; Joy Behar and friends)

10:30 p.m.

  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the CMA Awards,” ABC (special)
Thursday, Nov. 5

7:30 a.m.

  • “Rural Delivery,” RFD-TV (series premiere; agriculture in New Zealand)

7 p.m.

  • “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS (time-period premiere)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Life In Pieces,” CBS (time-period premiere)

8 p.m.

  • “Mom,” CBS (season 3 premiere)
  • “The First 48,” A&E (season 15 premiere, 300th episode)
  • “Project Runway,” Lifetime (season 14 finale)

9 p.m.

  • “Elementary,” CBS (season 4 premiere)
  • “Nightwatch,” A&E (season 2 premiere)
  • “I Love Kellie Pickler,” CMT (series premiere; docu-comedy with Kellie Pickler and her hubby, Kyle Jacobs)
  • “Selling It: In the ATL,” WEtv (docuseries premiere; 7 female professionals changing Atlanta real estate)

 

Friday, Nov. 6

Streaming

  • “Master of None,” Netflix (series premiere, all episodes; Aziz Ansari plays a version of himself)

7 p.m.

  • “Masterchef Junior,” Fox (season premiere)

8 p.m.

  • “World’s Funniest,” Fox (season premiere)
  • “Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do,” (“Great Performances” premiere; retrospective of legendary performer’s 70-year Broadway career)

9 p.m.

  • “Hozier: The Church Tapes,” Smithsonian (special; musician performs and talks about career)

Saturday, Nov. 7

8 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Call of Booty marathon, Fuse (butt shaking movies such as “House Party,” music videos such as Beyonce’s “Crazy in Love” and episodes of “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce;” also 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8)

6 p.m.

  • “¡Qué Noche! con Angélica y Raúl” (“What a Night! with Angelica and Raul”), Telemundo (series premiere; variety show)

7 p.m.

  • “Ice Sculpture Christmas,” Hallmark (holiday movie; sparks ignite with aspiring chef enters ice-sculpting contest)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet,” Animal Planet (series premiere; I think the title explains everything)
  • “Ray Stevens’ Nashville,” RFD-TV (series premiere; Ray Stevens hosts other Nashville musicians)

8 p.m.

  • “Jackie: Behind Closed Doors,” Reelz (special; NBC’s Natalie Morales hosts doc about Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis)

9 p.m.

  • “Alaska Monsters,” Destination America (season 2 finale)
  • “Survivorman,” Science (season premiere)
Sunday, Nov. 8

9 a.m.

  • “Behind the Story with The Paley Center,” SundanceTV (season 2 premiere)

7 p.m.

  • “Charming Christmas,” Hallmark (holiday movie; store’s Santa inspires owner to become a better person)
  • “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Bravo (season 8 premiere)
  • “Home Fires,” PBS (season 1 finale)

8 p.m.

  • “Agent X,” TNT (series premiere; top secret agent reports only to the Vice President)
  • “Flesh and Bone,” Starz (miniseries premiere; troubled dancer joins a New York ballet company; all 8 episodes available on Starz Play and Starz on Demand)
  • “Untying the Knot,” Bravo (season 2 premiere)
  • “Dash Dolls,” E! (season finale)

9 p.m

  • “Getting On,” HBO (season 3 premiere)
Monday, Nov. 9

Streaming

  • “Umbre,” Acorn.tv (U.S. premiere; taxi driver leads a double life as a mob enforcer in this Romanian crime drama)

6:30 p.m.

  • “The O.W.C.A. Files,” Disney XD (special; Agent P and his trainees must stop Professor Parenthesis when he launches an attack)

9 p.m.

  • “Stray Dog,” PBS (“Independent Lens” premiere; vet Ron Hall caravans on his motorcycle to Washington, D.C., with fellow vets to pay tribute to their fallen brothers)
Tuesday, Nov. 10

7 p.m.

  • “Soul Train Awards,” BET (special)
  • “Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades,” PBS (“Stories of Service” premiere; check local listings)
  • “Women of Honor,” Lifetime (special; remarkable members of the military community)

8 p.m.

  • “Knife Fight,” Esquire (season 3 premiere)
  • “The Curse of Oak Island,” History (season 3 premiere)
  • “The Kennedy Files,” Reelz (doc series premiere; 10-week look at the Kennedy family)
  • “Yukon Men,” Discovery (season finale)

9 p.m.

  • “Uncorked,” Esquire (series premiere; wine experts work to become Master Sommeliers)
  • “Hunting Hitler,” History (series premiere; look at theory that Adolf Hitler survived)
  • “Secret Space Escapes,” Science (series premiere; accounts of survival and resourcefulness in the Space Age)
  • “Chrisley Knows Best,” USA (midseason 3 premiere)
  • “7 Little Johnstons,” TLC (season premiere)

9:30 p.m.

  • “Donny!” USA (series premiere; Donny Deutsch plays a fictionalized version of himself in this comedy)

 

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Streaming

7 p.m.

  • “Seal Dog,” Smithsonian (special; former Navy SEAL Trevor Maroshek and his dog, Chopper)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Lab Rats: Bionic Island,” Disney XD (special hour-long episode, “Lab Rats: On the Edge”)

8 p.m.

  • “Alaskan Bush People,” Discovery (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Going Deep with David Rees,” Esquire (season premiere)
  • “Men Women Wild,” Discovery (series premiere; 3 survivalist couples must make it in wild together)
  • “Superhumanos de Stan Lee,” NBC Universo (series premiere; Marvel comic book legend Stan Lee hosts and contortionist Daniel Browning Smith travels the globe to meet four individuals who are rumored to possess super human qualities)
  • “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce,” Fuse (season finale)

 

Thursday, Nov. 12

7 p.m.

  • “The Hunger Games: The Phenomenon,” Bravo, E!, Oxygen (special; 13-minute behind-the-scenes look at movie franchise will run with first-looks at Bravo’s “Vanderpump Rules,” “The Royals” on E! and Oxygen’s “Pretty.Strong”)

8 p.m.

  • “Project Runway Junior,” Lifetime (series premiere; kiddie fashion design competition)
  • “Last Hope with Troy Dunn,” UP (season finale)

8:30 p.m.

  • “2 Broke Girls,” CBS (season premiere)

10 p.m.

  • “The Hunger Games: The Phenomenon,” Syfy, USA (special; 13-minute behind-the-scenes look at movie franchise will run with first-looks at Syfy’s “Childhood’s End” and USA’s “The Colony”)

 

Friday, Nov. 13

Streaming

  • “W/ Bob and David,” Netflix (series premiere, all episodes; sketch show from David Cross and Bob Odenkirk)

8 p.m.

  • “The Boy,” Chiller (movie; portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath’s growing fascination with death)
  • “Act One,” PBS (“Live From Lincoln Center” premiere; Moss Hart’s memoir reimagined for the stage)

 

Saturday, Nov. 14

11 a.m.

  • “The Real Housewives of Cheshire,” Bravo (U.S. premiere; wives from Northwest England)

7 p.m.

  • “I’m Not Ready for Christmas,” Hallmark (holiday movie; Holly suddenly can’t lie, which makes past lies catch up to her)

8 p.m.

  • “Listen to Me Marlon,” Showtime (doc; Marlon Brando’s extensive personal audio archive)
  • “U2: Innocence + Experience Live in Paris,” HBO (concert special)
  • “Murder Rap: Inside the Biggie and Tupac Murders,” Reelz (U.S. premiere; doc)
  • “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” OWN (new episodes premiere)
  • “Railroad Alaska,” Destination America (season 3 premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Spotless,” Esquire (series premiere; crime scene cleaner’s life is upended when he is reunited with his criminal brother)
  • “Raising Whitley,” OWN (new episodes premiere)
Sunday, Nov. 15

11 a.m.

  • “The Honors: A Salute to American Heroes,” Reelz (special; star-studded salute to military legends from across the generations)

2 p.m.

  • “Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute,” ABC (special; ice skating)

7 p.m.

  • “Christmas Incorporated,” Hallmark (holiday movie; new hire helps boss get into season)

8 p.m.

  • “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” E! (season 10 premiere)

9 p.m.

 

Monday, Nov. 16

Streaming

  • Oh My Venus,” DramaFever (U.S. premiere; childhood friends meet as adults and make diet challenge bet)

7 p.m.

  • “The Day Hitler Died,” Smithsonian (special; rare interviews with Hitler’s inner circle)

8 p.m.

  • “The Latin Explosion: A New America,” HBO & HBO Latino (doc; celebrating Latino music)

9 p.m.

  • “India’s Daughter,” PBS (“Independent Lens” premiere; pays tribute to short life of Jyoti Singh and documents the brutality of her December 2012 gang rape and murder in Delhi)

 

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Streaming

7 p.m.

  • “The Preacher’s Sin,” Lifetime (movie; preacher’s life implodes when son from an affair shows up)

8 p.m.

  • “Chicago Med,” NBC (series premiere; the doctors and nurses join the “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago P.D.” family)
  • “American Comandante,” PBS (“American Experience” premiere; American William Morgan rose to rank of comandante in the Cuban Revolution; check local listings)
  • “Moonshiners,” Discovery (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “The Bastard Executioner,” FX (season 1 finale)

 

Wednesday, Nov. 18

7 p.m.

  • “From Rocky to Creed: The Legacy Continues,” EPIX (doc premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “People’s Sexiest Man Alive 2015,” Lifetime (special; hosted by Bellamy Young of “Scandal”)

 

Thursday, Nov. 19

Streaming

  • “The Art of More,” Crackle (all 10 episodes premiere; upstart works his way into the glamorous and cutthroat world of  premium auction houses)
  • High School King of Savvy” DramaFever (U.S. premiere; high school kid told to pose as his missing brother, an executive he looks exactly like despite a 9-year age gap)

 

Friday, Nov. 20

Streaming

  • “The Man in the High Castle,” Amazon (series premiere; based on a Philip K. Dick story about an alternate universe where the Nazis and Japanese won World War II and divided the U.S. between them)
  • “Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” Netflix (13-episode series premiere; failed super hero becomes a detective who gets pulled into cases in New York City)

7 p.m.

  • “Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America,” A&E (special)

8 p.m.

  • “First You Dream—The Music of Kander & Ebb,” PBS (PBS Arts Fall Festival premiere; tribute to songwriting team of John Kander and Fred Ebb)

Saturday, Nov. 21

7 p.m.

  • “Royal Family Thanksgiving,” TV One (movie; the Royals use a fake breakup ruse to lure their children home for holiday)
  • “Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow,” Lifetime (movie; Emmerson family visits Aunt Cly, searches for elusive “Howling Hoodoo”)
  • “Northpole: Open for Christmas,” Hallmark (holiday movie; woman inherits old hotel and plans to sell it, until elves convince her otherwise)

8 p.m.

  • “Demons in the City of Angels,” Reelz (series premiere; L.A. and Hollywood killer stories)

9 p.m.

  • “Tiny House World,” FYI (series premiere; global trend of extreme downsizing and tiny living)

 

Sunday, Nov. 22

5 p.m.

  • Live from the Red Carpet: The 2015 American Music Awards,” E! (special)

6 p.m.

  • “The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar,” Disney (movie; introducing Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala of “The Lion King” fame)

7 p.m.

  • “2015 American Music Awards,” ABC (special)
  • “Merry Matrimony,” Hallmark (holiday movie; ad exec gets paired with ex when organizing magazine’s Christmas wedding fashion layout)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Mark & Russell’s Wild Ride,” Disney XD (movie; best friends embark on wild adventure so one can drive a date to a pool party)

8 p.m.

  • “Indian Summers,” PBS (season 1 finale)

9 p.m.

  • “Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation,” Comedy Central (premiere; standup special)
  • “A Haunting,” Destination America (season 8 premiere)

 

Monday, Nov. 23

Streaming

  • “The Expanse,” Syfy On Demand, Syfy.com, Syfy Now App, Hulu, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, iTunes, Playstation, Xbox, Facebook, YouTube (early premiere; missing person case spirals into a solar system-spanning conspiracy)

7 p.m.

  • “Fashion Police: The 2015 American Music Awards,” E! (special)

8 p.m.

  • “3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets,” HBO (doc premiere; encounter between black teen Jordan Davis and middle-aged white man Michael Dunn ended in Davis’s death by Dunn)

9 p.m.

  • “Mimi and Dona,” PBS (“Independent Lens” premiere; 92-year-old Mimi worries who will care for 64-year-old Dona, her daughter with an intellectual disability, when she dies)
Tuesday, Nov. 24

7 p.m.

  • “Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward,” ABC Family (special; behind-the-scenes look at the series time jump)
  • “The Pilgrims,” PBS (“American Experience” premiere; true story of the religious radicals who planted the seeds for America’s founding; Part 2 airs 8:30 p.m. Nov. 25; check local listings)

8 p.m.

  • “Young & Hungry,” ABC Family (“Young & Christmas” holiday special)
  • “Botched,” E! (season finale)

9 p.m.

  • “Jamestown’s Dark Winter,” PBS, check local listings (“Secrets of the Dead” premiere; forensic anthropologists excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets)

 

Wednesday, Nov. 25

7 a.m.

  • “Wild Kratts Creature Christmas,” WTTW, check local PBS listings (holiday special)

7:50 a.m.

  • “Nature Cat,” WTTW (check local PBS listings) (series premiere; Fred the cat goes on outdoor adventures when his owners leave each day)

7 p.m.

  • “Once Upon a Holiday,” Hallmark (holiday movie; princess falls for a commoner)

8 p.m.

  • “Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch,” HGTV (series premiere; Property Brothers renovate Alberta, Canada, ranch of childhood friends)

 

Thursday, Nov. 26

5 a.m.

  • Way of the Turkey kung-fu movie marathon, El Rey (96 hours of kung-fu movies ending at 5 a.m. Nov. 29)

5:30 a.m.

6:15 a.m.

7 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Twerky Day marathon, Fuse (movies such as “Feel the Noise,” episodes of “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” and music videos including Flo Rida’s “Low”)

8 a.m.

  • “The 89th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” NBC (special; encore airs art 1 p.m.)
  • “Railroad Alaska: Real Time Train Ride,” Destination America (special; real-time journey of train traversing Alaska’s 500-mile railroad; through 1 p.m.)

5 p.m.

  • “Idiotest” marathon, GSN (game show; through 9 p.m.)

7 p.m.

  • “The 12 Gifts of Christmas,” Hallmark (holiday movie; love blooms when painter hired as personal Christmas shopper for uptight exec changes his holiday attitudes)
  • “Broadway at the White House,” TLC (holiday special)
Friday, Nov. 27

10:30 a.m.

  • “Black Belt Friday” movie marathon, Esquire (marathon of Bruce Lee movies through 7:30 p.m.)

3 p.m.

  • James Bond movie marathon, Syfy (Daniel Craig in “Casino Royale” and “Skyfall”)
  • Ballin’ Black Friday marathon, Fuse (movies such as “Belly” and “Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club;” to 11 p.m.)

5 p.m.

  • “South of Hell,” WEtv (all 7 episodes of series premiere; demon hunter battles her own demon who lives off evil she exorcises from others)

7 p.m.

  • “Crown for Christmas,” Hallmark (holiday movie; governess charms petulant princess and her father, the King)
  • “Unforgettable,” A&E (season 4 premiere; back-to-back episodes)
  • “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town,” ABC (holiday special)

7:30 p.m.

  • “Best Friends Whenever,” Disney (one-hour special episode, “Cyd and Shelby Strike Back”)

8 p.m.

  • “Dead of Winter: The Donner Party,” Weather Channel (doc premiere; bad weather makes settlers turn to cannibalism)
  • “The Ties That Bind,” HBO (doc; inside look at creation of  Bruce Springsteen’s 1980 double album “The River”)
  • “Andrea Bocelli: Cinema,” (“Great Performances” premiere; Bocelli pays musical tribute to the silver screen)

 

Saturday, Nov. 28

Noon

  • James Bond movie marathon, Syfy (Daniel Craig in “Quantum of Solace”)

7 p.m.

  • “A Gift Wrapped Christmas,” Lifetime (holiday movie; personal shopper tries to give client some Christmas spirit)
  • “A Christmas Detour,” Hallmark (holiday movie; snowed in woman meets unexpected Mr. Right)
  • “Master P’s Family Empire,” Reelz (series premiere, 2 episodes; music mogul lets cameras behind the scenes)

8 p.m.

  • “The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs,” Showtime (“Sho Close Up” doc premiere;  inside the workings of the CIA spy agency, with interviews of all 12 living directors)

9 p.m.

  • “The Last Kingdom,” BBC America (season finale)
  • “Dr. Feelgood,” Reelz (series premiere;  true stories of Hollywood physicians)

 

Sunday, Nov. 29

2 p.m.

  • “Pandora Jewelry Holiday Celebrations on Ice,” ABC (special; ice skating)

7 p.m.

  • “Angel of Christmas,” Hallmark (holiday movie; Grinchly reporter is assigned to write about her family’s wooden Christmas angel)

8 p.m.

  • “A Prince for Christmas,” ION (holiday movie; European prince gets cold feet before wedding, goes to U.S. in search of true love)

9 p.m.

  • “The Christmas Gift,” Lifetime (holiday movie; journalist wants to thank Secret Santa from her childhood)

 

Monday, Nov. 30

7 p.m.

  • “It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown,” ABC (holiday special; special holiday retrospective hosted by Kristen Bell; replay 7 p.m. Dec. 24)

8 p.m.

  • “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” ABC (holiday special; replay 8 p.m. Dec. 24)

9 p.m.

  • “Superstore,” NBC (2-episode sneak peek; workplace comedy based in a super-sized megastore starring America Ferrera and Ben Feldman; official debut in Jan. 4)
  • “The Great Holiday Baking Show,” ABC (holiday special)