Styled to Rock
For the first time, the designers receive no input from their mentors as they create looks inspired by old Hollywood for Khloe Kardashian to wear at a Grammy Awards afterparty. They use what they've learned so far to guide their own work and critique one another's in the new episode "Hollywood Glam for Khloe." Recording artist Ne-Yo is the guest mentor.
A struggling screenwriter (Colin Farrell) finds himself caught up in Los Angeles' criminal underworld when his bumbling buddies kidnap a dog that belongs to a ruthless gangster (Woody Harrelson). Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, Tom Waits, Abbie Cornish, Olga Kurylenko and Harry Dean Stanton also star in this oddball 2012 comedy written and directed by Martin McDonagh ("In Bruges").
The season premiere, "Whale Wars: A Commander Rises," finds the Sea Shepherds in transition. Longtime leader Paul Watson has been forced to step down after becoming the target of two Interpol "red alerts," leaving a void at the top as the group prepares for its most challenging mission.
Burt (Garret Dillahunt) faces an unpleasant duty as the interim mayor of Natesville: canceling the Christmas festival. Of course, this brings down the wrath of the townspeople, who blame him for ruining their holiday, in the new episode "The Chance Who Stole Christmas; Bee Story." Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton and Cloris Leachman star.
A deadly crime spree has Nick (David Giuntoli) investigating an urban legend based in Portland's sewers. Adalind (Claire Coffee) meets Prince Viktor (Alexis Denisof), who is seeking justice for his late cousin. When several delinquent teenagers mysteriously go missing, Nick and Hank (Russell Hornsby) suspect an evil Santa from Wesen folklore might be the culprit in the new two-hour episode "Cold Blooded; Twelve Days of Krampus."
This moving production by the Minnesota Opera recalls the Christmas Eve truce that stopped the fighting on the Western Front of World War I for one night in 1914. William Burden sings the lead role in the opera, which won a Pulitzer Prize in music for its composer, Kevin Puts.
The Company You Keep
Robert Redford remains every bit a movie star in this melodrama that he also directed. He plays a former radical who's now a lawyer in Albany, N.Y., but he's forced back on the run by the arrest of a former colleague and the curiosity of a reporter (Shia LaBeouf). The impressive cast also includes three other Oscar winners besides Redford -- Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon and Chris Cooper -- plus Nick Nolte, Stanley Tucci, Richard Jenkins and Sam Elliott.
Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of Inside Llewyn Davis
This new special features highlights of a concert held in September at New York's Town Hall to benefit the National Recording Preservation Foundation. Among the performers are Joan Baez, Patti Smith, Jack White, Marcus Mumford and cast members from the new film "Inside Llewyn Davis" -- including Oscar Isaac, who plays the title character, a 1960s folk singer.
The Dead Files
Sports fans know Williamsport, Pa., as the home of the Little League World Series, but it's also the site of a home with alleged demonic activity. Retired police detective and medium Amy Allan come to town to check it out, using their respective areas of expertise to conduct their own investigation, then coming together to share their findings, in the new episode "The Devil's Bidding: Williamsport, Pa."
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Edward Albee's Broadway play about the cocktail party from hell reaches the movie screen with most of its corrosive power intact. A frustrated wife and her ineffectual academician husband (Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton) subject a younger professor and his wife -- (George Segal, Sandy Dennis) -- as well as each other -- to scathing, alcohol-fueled mind games at a late-night gathering. Mike Nichols directed Taylor and Dennis to Oscars.