TV picks: Wednesday, Nov. 14
“Eddie Murphy: One Night Only”
SPECIAL. Eddie Murphy is celebrated for his impressive contributions to comedy. (The words “Pluto Nash” shall not be spoken.) Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Tracy Morgan and Chris Rock are among the celebrities toasting the star.
10 p.m., Spike
COMEDY. Not canceled — but not liked very much, either — the sitcom about committed-but-unmarried couple Whitney and Alex gets a second shot at wooing audiences.
Season premiere, 8 p.m., NBC
COMEDY. Tessa’s plans to reunite with her family for Thanksgiving are going great — until her deadbeat mom (Malin Akerman) unsurprisingly flakes out.
9:31 p.m., ABC
COMEDY. “You eat that?” — Anticipated reaction of the aliens upon viewing the Weavers’ jiggling, tin can-shaped cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving dinner.
8:30 p.m., ABC