Police shows need quirky stars and Carrie Preston plays a good one on the new “Elsbeth” (CBS, 10 p.m.), playing the oddball New York police observer and former attorney Elsbeth Tascioni, her character from both “The Good Wife” and and “The Good Fight,” from the creators of both. Wendell Pierce co-stars and guest stars include Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jane Krakowski, Linda Lavin and Retta.. 

The Australian series “The Tourist” (Netflix, streaming), with Jamie Dornan as a man with amnesia moves from Max, just as the setting moves from Down Under to Ireland 

Interconnected stories occurring in 1990s Atlanta comprise the four-episode series “Perimeter” (BET+, streaming). Ava Monét, Malcolm Xavier and West Montez star. 

“Young Sheldon” (CBS, 8 p.m.) explores Germany behind Mary’s back.

Seafood dishes are the task for the 13 remaining contestants on “Next Level Chef” (Fox, 8 p.m.). 

“Ghosts” (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) hears a near-death experience that occurred to Eric over Christmas.

Sandra Bernhard guest stars as a shady TV lawyer on “So Help Me Todd” (CBS, 9 p.m.).

“Law & Order” (NBC, 8 p.m.) deals with an active shooter at the hospital; “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (NBC, 9 p.m.) trans a suspect targeting tourists in hostels; “Law & Order: Organized Crime” (NBC, 10 p.m.) finds bodies at a seaside town. 

It’s time for the Thanksgiving play on “Son of a Critch” (ESPN, 9 p.m.). 

“Farmer Wants a Wife” (Fox, 9 p.m.) tries a robin competition, because that’s so important in relationships. 

Astrid and James plan for a hangover day on “Children Ruin Everything” (CW, 9:30 p.m.). 

“Big Shot: The Ozempic Revolution” (CNBC, 10 p.m.) looks at the diabetes drug turned popular weight-loss drug. 

An activist lawyer jeopardizes Marcie’s client on “Diggstown” (BET, 10 p.m.). 

“Swamp People” (History, 8 p.m.) settle old scores halfway through gator season. 

An urgent call for help is issued on “Swamp People: Serpent Invasion” (History, 9:35 p.m.). 

“Jersey Shore Family Vacation” (MTV, 8 p.m.) is honored by the mayor of Atlantic City. 

A team of investigators investigate the oldest and largest Mayan site only just discovered in 2020 in “The Rise and Fall of the Maya” (National Geographic, 9 p.m.). 

“Hudson & Rex” (UPtv, 8 p.m.) deal with the death of the maid of honor at a bachelorette party. 

Crystal invites the ladies to her club hosting event on “Bold & Bougie” (WEtv, 9 p.m.).

Turner Classic Movies’ 31 Days of Oscar turns to best director nominees and winners with “Lady for a Day” (7 a.m.), “The Southerner” (8:45 a.m.), “Bad Day at Black Rock” (10:30 a.m.), “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” (noon), “Never on Sunday” (2:15 p.m.), “Witness for the Prosecution” (4 p.m.), “Midnight in Paris” (6:15 p.m.), “The Quiet Man” (8 p.m.), “Giant” (10:30 p.m.), “All Quiet on the Western Front” (2 a.m.) and “The Divine Lady” (4:30 a.m.). 

Basketball includes Golden State at New York (TNT, 7:30 p.m.) and Miami at Denver (TNT, 10 p.m.). 

Hockey has Colorado at Chicago (ESPN, 9 p.m.). 

Men’s college basketball has Nebraska at Ohio State (Fox Sports 1, 6:30 p.m.), Memphis at East Carolina (ESPN2, 7 p.m.), Longwood at Gardner-Webb (ESPNU, 7 p.m.), William & Mary at Elon (CBS Sports, 7 p.m.), Michigan at Rutgers (Fox Sports 1, 8:30 p.m.), Tennessee State at Little Rock (ESPNU, 9 p.m.), New Mexico State at Liberty (CBS Sports, 9 p.m.), UCLA at Washington (Fox Sports 1, 10:30 p.m.), Saint Mary’s at Pepperdine (Fox Sports 1, 11 p.m.) and Gonzaga at San Francisco (ESPN2, 11 p.m.). 

Women’s games include Virginia Tech at Notre Dame (ESPN, 7 p.m.) and LSU at Georgia (ESPN2, 9 p.m.). 

Daytime Talk

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos: Jim Gaffigan, DJ Steve Aoki, Lil Jon. The View: Laurence Fishburne. The Talk: Dr. Phil McGraw, Michael Twitty. Drew Barrymore: Boy George, Chloe Fineman. Kelly Rowland: Andy Cohen, Candiace Dillard-Bassett, Dr. Wendy Osefo, Jamie Lee Curtis. Jennifer Hudson: Magic Johnson, Nicole Avant.  

Late Talk

Stephen Colbert: Sen. Cory Booker, Denis Villeneuve. Jimmy Kimmel: Eugene Levy, Anna Sawai, The Kid Laroi. Jimmy Fallon: Millie Bobby Brown, Gordon Cormier, Schoolboy Q. Seth Meyers: Jamie Dornan, Fred Armisen. Taylor Tomlinson: W. Kammar Bell, Nish Kumar, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes. Daily Show: Rex Chapman.