What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | December 1, 2011 at 1:42 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

Thursday December 8:

Winter Wipeout‘ (8pm ET on ABC) **Deck the Balls** Record Now

On this very merry special episode of Winter ‘Wipeout,’ contestants will show their holiday spirit as they battle the Nutcracker Sweet, Santa’s Workshop and The Jingle Balls! It’ll be a Pain in the Ice for “Captain Christmas,” “The Human Kazoo” and a festive “Penguin” as they all compete for the ultimate Christmas Bonus.

The First 48‘ (8pm on A&E) **Season Premiere** Record Now

‘The First 48,’ the critically-acclaimed series that follows real-life homicide detectives across the country, returns with its most intense and intriguing cases yet. This season, homicide detectives from Miami, Dallas, Birmingham, Harris County, TX and DeKalb County, GA, race to find leads, witnesses, and evidence – before they disappear. And the clock is ticking

Beyond Scared Straight‘ (9pm on A&E) **Season Premiere** Record Now

In the season three opener, teens in Richland County, S.C. spend a night in jail.

Friday December 9:

Boss‘ (10pm on Starz) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the season one finale, the race proves to be a tight one on Election Day as Kane and Stone try to work their political magic.

Sunday December 11:

The Amazing Race‘ (8pm ET on CBS) **Season Finale** Record Now

The final three teams race to the finish line. Who will take home the $1 million grand prize?

Allen Gregory‘ (8:30pm ET on Fox) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the season one finale, Allen woos Principal Gottlieb as only he can—with bribery. Meanwhile, Richard ropes Julie into a competition with an acquaintance’s adopted child

Boardwalk Empire‘ (9pm on HBO) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the season two finale, the approach of Nucky’s trial has Jimmy thinking about reconciliation, while Margaret mulls an offer from Esther Randolph that will have momentous consequences.

Stephen King’s Bag of Bones‘ (9pm on A&E) **Mini-Series Premiere** Record Now

This four-hour epic mini-series thrill-ride based on the New York Times number one bestselling novel from horror guru Stephen King, features Pierce Brosnan’s return to television. ‘Bag of Bones’ is the story of grief and lost love’s enduring bonds, an innocent child caught in a terrible crossfire and a new love haunted by past secrets.