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Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Two and a Half Men' on CBS

December 12, 2012|By Ed Stockly
  • Christmas finds Alan (Jon Cryer) all alone in a new episode of the comedy Two and a Half Men at 8:30 p.m. on CBS.
Christmas finds Alan (Jon Cryer) all alone in a new episode of the comedy… (Eddy Chen / CBS )

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This week's TV Movies  



The Big Bang Theory:  Sheldon (Jim Parsons) revisits his special Christmas memories, while Amy, Penny and Bernadette (Mayim Bialik, Kaley Cuoco and Melissa Rauch) look for a date for Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar) in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS).

Up All Night: Scott (Luka Jones) helps Ava (Maya Rudolph) plan Christmas on a budget, while Chris and Reagan (Will Arnett, Christina Applegate) are looking forward to giving Amy her first glimpse of snow in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC). A second new episode recalls Chris and Reagan's wild wedding day at 8:30 p.m.

The X Factor: Bruno Mars performs in this results episode (8 p.m. Fox).

Live From Lincoln Center:  In the new episode, "The Richard Tucker Opera Gala" opera singers include soprano Ailyn Pérez, baritones Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Gerald Finley and mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina (8:30 p.m. KOCE).

Beauty and the Beast: Catherine's (Kristin Kreuk) father (Rob Stewart) is getting married, and the bride and bridesmaids are trying to find her a date for the wedding, but she explains that she's seeing someone. Jay Ryan and Max Brown also star in this new episode (9 p.m. KTLA).

Glee: Divergent story lines come together in this new holiday-themed episode. Sam and Brittany (Chord Overstreet, Heather Morris) live their lives to the fullest before the Apocalypse occurs, Jake and Puck (Jacob Artist, Mark Salling) spend quality sibling time together for Hanukkah, Artie (Kevin McHale) has a holiday dream, and Kurt (Chris Colfer) has a Christmas he'll never forget (9 p.m. Fox).


Secrets of the Royal Nursery:  With Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William expecting their first child, this new special features interviews with friends and family of the couple and recalls the history of Royal Family's babies (10 p.m. Lifetime).


Women's college volleyball: NCAA Semifinals: Michigan vs. Texas (4 p.m. ESPN2); Oregon vs. Penn State (6 p.m. ESPN2).

Pro basketball: The Lakers visit the New York Knicks (5 p.m. TNT); the San Antonio Spurs visit the Portland Trail Blazers (7:30 p.m. TNT).

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