Your TV To-Do List: Prepare for a 'Crisis' in the DC TV Universe

Ethan Alter
Senior Writer, Yahoo Entertainment

With so much to watch on TV, it can be difficult to plan ahead. But we’re here to help! Here are the five shows you won’t want to miss this week.

Crisis on Earth-X: Monday, Nov. 27-Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 8 p.m. on the CW
There’s nothing like a wedding to precipitate a crisis. The latest CW comic-book crossover event kicks off on Supergirl and continues through Legends of Tomorrowuniting the heroes from the network’s quartet of DC Comics-derived shows on the eve of Barry “The Flash” Allen and Iris West’s long-awaited nuptials.

Drunk History: Christmas Special: Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
Get a jump on your holiday drinking with Comedy Central’s inebriated take on holiday-themed historical events, including George Washington’s Christmas Day Delaware River-crossing. Look for appearances from Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, and Colin Hanks.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Wednesday, Nov. 29, on Amazon Prime
Yes, Amy Sherman-Palladino’s new series is the reason we’re not getting more Gilmore Girls anytime soon. But don’t hold that against the bubbly ’50s-era comedy about a housewife (Rachel Brosnahan) who enters a whole new industry: standup comedy.

Easy: Friday, Dec. 1, on Netflix
Joe Swanberg’s Chicago-set anthology series returns for a second season of slice-of-life stories. Look for the return of Season 1 characters played by Marc Maron and Aya Cash, while new faces include Aubrey Plaza, Judy Greer, and Joe Lo Truglio.

The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special: Sunday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. on CBS
Celebrate 50 years of laughter with one of television’s best comediennes, surviving members of her ace ensemble including Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner, and contemporary comic all-stars like Bill Hader and Maya Rudolph.

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