TV Highlights: Haynesville, The Comeback, The Biggest Loser

Monday, November 22, 2010; 10:00 PM


Along with an endurance challenge (with the prize of a new car), the contestants on "The Biggest Loser" (NBC at 8) hit the big time when celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves helps them with their look before a photo shoot and fashion show.

Jim suddenly loses his superhero powers on "No Ordinary Family" (ABC at 8), causing Stephanie to frantically uncover the reason that his crime fighting days may done for good.

Learn more about Sue Sylvester's wacky back story than you ever needed to know on "Glee" (Fox at 8), as Sue's mother (guest star Carol Burnett) makes a surprise appearance in Ohio to visit Sue and her sister.

"NCIS" (CBS at 8) wraps up a two-part episode as the team reels from a massive twist in its investigation; "NCIS: Los Angeles" (CBS at 9) also ends a two-parter with Hetty and the group trying to find an important book that holds many security secrets.

Bristol Palin? Jennifer Grey? Kyle Massey? The winner of "Dancing With the Stars" (ABC at 9) is revealed on the season finale results show, but only after the final three perform a few more times.

Mike Rowe learns that bowling isn't all about fun and pizza and beer when "Dirty Jobs" (Discovery at 9) goes behind the scenes at a bowling alley in California.

Documentary "Haynesvile" (CNBC at 9) looks at what happened when the community of Haynesville, La., discovered that its residents were living on top of a huge natural gas reservoir, and the energy companies were all too eager to start drilling.

Jimmy and his family make an effort to reach out to Hope's maternal grandparents on "Raising Hope" (Fox at 9:30) and decide to host a traditional Thanksgiving dinner; however, instead of being satisfied with enjoying turkey and stuffing, the grandparents decide to kidnap baby Hope.

Things get even crazier on this season's penultimate episode of "Sons of Anarchy" (FX at 10) when a SAMCRO family member is held hostage, and Jax must make a very tough decision.

While reviewing wiretap evidence for a case involving an alderman accused of taking a campaign bribe from a Muslim extremist group, Alicia is stunned when she finds out some of the tapes relate to her life on "The Good Wife" (CBS at 10).

Starting Tuesday night, Sundance Channel re-airs HBO comedy "The Comeback" (at 10), which aired in 2005, and starred Lisa Kudrow as a washed-up sitcom star desperate for a career comeback.

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is a guest on "Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS at 11:35), along with actor Colin Firth.

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" (NBC at 11:35) hosts actor Dwayne Johnson, and Jay reunites with Kevin Eubanks, his former "Tonight Show" bandleader and music director, as Eubanks performs with his band.

- Emily Yahr

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