What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

by | December 16, 2011 at 1:11 AM | Tuned In: What To Watch Today

Monday December 19:

Terra Nova‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Season Finale** Record Now

In the two-hour season finale, the 11th Pilgrimage arrives in Terra Nova and the mysterious Phoenix Group in 2149 makes its move to pillage the past with the help of Lucas and Mira. Meanwhile, Jim and Taylor team up in a last stand against the Phoenix Group, a colonist makes the ultimate sacrifice and a decision is made that will change life in Terra Nova forever in the all-new “Occupation/Resistance” episode.

Who’s Still Standing?‘ (8pm ET on NBC) **Series Premiere** Record Now

Hosted by two-time Emmy Award winner Ben Bailey (‘Cash Cab’), the new series is based on the hit Israeli format entitled “Still Standing,” which offers contestants the opportunity to win up to $1 million while competing in head-to-head trivia battles.

Tuesday December 20:

Chopped‘ (10pm on Food) **Season Premiere** Record Now

The chefs must use marmalade in their appetizers, rabbit in their entrées and vanilla ice cream in their desserts in the season premiere.

Wednesday December 21:

Work of Art‘ (9pm on Bravo) **Season Finale** Record Now

Season two ends with the final three artists (Young, Kymia and Sara) at work on a full solo exhibition, then presenting their collections at a grand gala opening. Who will be named the winner?

I Hate My Teenage Daughter‘ (9:30pm ET on Fox) **Winter Finale** Record Now

Annie reluctantly agrees to let Sophie start dating a sixteen-year-old boy and is pleasantly surprised when she sees the positive influence he has over her, until he reveals a little surprise of his own. Meanwhile, Jack agrees to help Mackenzie on a school report about the court system and, in return, gets makeover advice from both Nikki and Mackenzie.

American Horror Story‘ (10pm on FX) **Season Finale** Record Now

Constance schemes to raise Tate’s baby as her own in the season one finale. Will anyone make it out of the house alive?

Thursday December 22:

The X-Factor‘ (8pm ET on Fox) **Season Finale** Record Now

Find out who will walk away with a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music and the chance to appear in an iconic Pepsi commercial as one of the remaining finalists is granted the title. Josh, Melanie and Chris battle it out for all the glory.

Project Accessory‘ (10pm on Lifetime) **Season Finale** Record Now

The first season ends with the final three designers presenting their creations to New York’s fashion elite. Then the winner is selected by the judges, which includes jeweler Lorraine Schwartz.

Sunday December 25:

Doctor Who Christmas Special‘ (8pm on BBC America) **Special** Record Now

The Doctor returns for a favorite holiday tradition. This year he is joined by Claire Skinner, Bill Bailey, Arabella Weir and Alexander Armstrong in the emotional festive special, packed full of Christmas thrills and chills. Set during World War II, the special follows Madge Arwell and her two children, Lily and Cyril, who have been evacuated to a draughty old house in Dorset.