November Sweeps Roundup: Week 1
by Robyn Ross
Damon Wayans, Zooey Deschanel
These are the guest stars and events that the networks have planned for the first week of November sweeps:
Monday, Nov. 4
The honeymoon is over for Booth and Brennan as their honeymoon in Buenos Aires trip turns into yet another working week.
Hart of Dixie (The CW)
Zoe Hart and camping? Not a great mix. She and her citified boyfriend Joel volunteer to chaperone at an adventure camp.
The Voice (NBC)
Let the live playoffs begin! Which of the 20 vocalists will make it out alive?
How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
We’ll see The Mother and Ted together again in a significant flash-forward.
Beauty and the Beast (The CW)
Both Cat and Vincent get blasts from the pasts: Cat uncovers more of her history at her high school reunion while Vincent runs into an old military buddy (Blair Redford) who is hiding a very dangerous secret.
Mike & Molly (CBS)
On the Season 4 premiere, Molly makes a monumental decision about her teaching career that’s a real game-changer for the series.
Tuesday, Nov. 5
Supernatural (The CW)
When the Winchester Brothers perform a spell that allows Dean to communicate with a dog who witnessed a set of murders, it comes with a side effect: Dean takes on some very canine traits.
The Mindy Project (Fox)
Timothy Olyphant guest-stars as a wild and crazy skateboarder who Mindy agrees to date with to refute Danny’s claims that she’s too picky.Alan Dale also stops by as Jeremy’s dad.
In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts: Countdown to the CMA Awards (ABC)
The ABC anchor interviews country’s biggest stars, as well as the cast of Nashville.
Wednesday, Nov. 6
CMA Awards (ABC)
Hosted for the sixth year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the 47th annual awards show will feature performances by Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and more.
The X Factor (Fox)
The Top 12 finalists perform Motown songs.
Arrow (The CW)
The Canary finally opens up to Oliver about her connection to the League of Assassins after the two are attacked by the nefarious group.
Survivor: Blood vs. Water (CBS)
It’s that time of the season when the two tribes merge. Discord sure to ensue.
Law & Order: SVU (NBC)
The procedural takes on singing competition shows when the team investigates a popular singing coach on American Diva accused of sexual assault. Taylor Hicks, Clay Aiken and Ashanti appear as guest judges.
Thursday, Nov. 7
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Is the show’s longest-running relationship — Meredith and Cristina — finally over? It looks that way when one of them betrays the other.
Reign (The CW)
Mary must make a life-or-death decision. Is she willing to lie and sentence a man to death in order to have King Henry let her out of her engagement to Prince Francis?
The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC)
Mike interviews New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
A gladiator no more? Harrison’s allegiance to Olivia Pope and Associates is tested.
What happens when Sherlock’s brother comes into town?
Friday, Nov. 8
America’s Next Top Model (The CW)
On Part 1 of the finale, former contestants return to assist the final three models. One finalist is dismayed when the group does not support her. In a twist, the eliminated contestants are put to the test when offered a cash prize.
Sunday, November 19
What are you looking forward to watching?