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These are the guest stars and events that the networks have planned for the third week of November sweeps:
Monday, Nov. 18
Almost Human (Fox)
On Night 2 of the season premiere, Detective John Kennex and Dorian are dispatched to investigate a murder and high-profile missing persons case that leads them into the highly profitable world of IRCs — Intimate Robot Companions — also known as sexbots.
Beauty and the Beast (The CW)
Guess who's coming to dinner? When Cat invites Vincent to Thanksgiving dinner with her biological father, the night ends in disaster.
2 Broke Girls (CBS)
Max applies to pastry school, where she meets Nicolas (Gilles Marini), the handsome French master baker who owns and teaches at the school. Mary Lynn Rajskub guest-stars as Bebe, a neurotic pastry chef who works at the front desk.
In this "Very Special Episode," Allison Janney's character falls off the wagon when she loses her job and struggles to piece her life together
Castle and Beckett investigate a pair of murders whose victims bear striking resemblances to Lanie and Esposito. Is a serial killer taunting the 12th Precinct? 24's Annie Wersching guest-stars as a cosmetic surgeon connected to the case.
Tuesday, Nov. 19
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC)
On the Thor: The Dark World crossover episode, the agents deal with the aftermath of the film's events, which pose a danger to one member.
iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Lady Gaga (The CW)
Lady Gaga performs in Brooklyn as she celebrates the release of her new album Artpop. Ryan Seacrest also interviews Gaga, and artist Jeff Koons discusses his collaboration with the singer on art installations.
Ziva's replacement, NSA Analyst Ellie Bishop (Emily Wickersham), joins the team.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
When a local pizza place burns down and the fire marshal (Patton Oswalt) blames on the owner, Jake pulls out all the stops to prove him wrong.
David Blaine: Real or Magic (ABC)
On the new special, Blaine entertains stars and newsmakers, including Will Smith, Olivia Wilde, Woody Allen and Stephen Hawking, to get their reactions to his magic tricks. He also travels to Africa to explain how he learned one of his most recent moves.
The Mindy Project (Fox)
Jenna Elfman guest-stars as a PR guru who's supposed to give Danny media training and instead ends up seducing him.
Person of Interest (CBS)
Carter and Reese try to move HR leader Alonzo Quinn through New York without being discovered. But as the battle with HR heats up, the Machine spits out Reese's number, putting the entire team on high alert.
Wednesday, Nov. 20
Arrow (The CW)
After Diggle's blood is laced with Vertigo, Oliver realizes that The Count (Seth Gabel) has broken out out of prison and has been distributing his drug again.
On the fall finale, the relationship between Rachel and Gene remains strained, as Charlie shows her mom how much she's grown.
Modern Family (ABC)
On the Fred Savage-directed episode, Cameron takes Mitchell and Lily to visit his farm for the first time. Ann Gilbert guest-stars as Grams. Fred Willard returns as Phil's dad Frank.
Criminal Minds (CBS)
New section chief Cruz (Esai Morales) returns goes into the field with JJ.
Thursday, Nov. 21
Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Sheldon protests when the gang drags him to Mrs. Wolowitz's house for Thanksgiving. (And no, you won't see Mrs. Wolowitz's face.)
The seniors are preparing for "Movin' Out" by paying homage to Billy Joel.
Election Day has finally arrived — can Kristina pull out a win?
Friday, Nov. 22
As the team investigates a murder involving human remains served in a school cafeteria (yuck!), Angela throws Brennan a belated bachelorette party. And of course, things quickly get out of hand.
The Neighbors (ABC)
Reginald Veljohnson and Meredith Baxter guest-star as Jackie's parents for the comedy's Thanksgiving episode.
Hawaii Five-0 (CBS)
Carol Burnett guest-stars as McGarrett's Aunt Deb, who visits and brings with her a shocking secret.
Nikita (The CW)
On the fourth and finale season premiere, Nikita finds herself alone and on the run, hunted as the most-wanted woman in the world.
Sunday, Nov. 24
American Music Awards (ABC)
Live from L.A., the event will feature performances from Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, One Direction and Florida Georgia Line.
The Simpsons (Fox)
Eva Longoria guest-voices Lisa's new best friend who turns out to be her opponent in the second grade class representative election. Anderson Cooper also voices as himself.
American Dad (Fox)
Mariah Carey makes a guest-voice cameo on the show's Thanksgiving-themed episode.
The Mentalist (CBS)
Jane has his final showdown with Red John.
What are you looking forward to watching?