Monday, Nov. 23
HOUSE (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) – “Ignorance is Bliss”
In this episode set during the Thanksgiving holiday, House (Hugh Laurie) and the team take on the case of James Sidas (guest star Esteban Powell), an exceptionally brilliant physicist and author who traded his successful career for a job as a courier. For the ailing patient, intelligence is a miserable burden that has prompted depression and addiction, and this, coupled with his myriad unusual symptoms, nearly stumps the team. Meanwhile, the doctors at Princeton Plainboro wrestle with strained personal relationships.
LIE TO ME (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Secret Santa”
During the holiday season, Lightman travels to Afghanistan to assist in a mission to rescue two captured marines, and his only source of intelligence is an American expatriate.
Thursday, Dec. 10
BONES (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) – “The Goop on the Girl”
When a man dressed as Santa Claus blows himself up during a botched bank robbery, Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and Booth (David Boreanaz) work to identify the bomber and determine his motives. Meanwhile, Brennan makes plans to spend Christmas in El Salvador, but her father (guest star Ryan O’Neal) convinces her to spend the holidays with him and Margaret Whitesell (guest star Zooey Deschanel), a newly discovered distant relative.