TV picks: Wednesday, Nov. 28 - Metro US

TV picks: Wednesday, Nov. 28

“The Hour”

DRAMA. The period sets and costumes of “The Hour” will satiate your “Mad Men” cravings, while the drama and intrigue of the late-1950s that unravel in front of the camera — and behind-the-scenes — at the BBC news program are everything you wished “The Newsroom” had been. Dominic West leads the cast of newscasters as Season 2 picks up with the threat of nuclear war gripping the journalists.

Season premiere, 9 p.m., BBC America

“A Charlie Brown Christmas”

SPECIAL. Take a break from all that Christmas commercialism as Linus schools the Peanuts gang on the true meaning of the holiday and Charlie Brown’s sad little tree gets decorated with a whole lot of love.

8 p.m., ABC

“Christmas in Rockefeller Center”

SPECIAL. The world’s most famous Christmas tree is lit with the help of musical guests Tony Bennett, Mariah Carey, CeeLo Green and more.

8 p.m., NBC

“Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings”

TALK. Comedian Whitney Cummings debuts a new talk show focused on sex and relationships — just in case that sitcom she has about sex and relationships doesn’t work out.

Series premiere, 10:30 p.m., E!

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