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Can’t-Miss TV! Wetpaint Entertainment’s Hottest Shows for the Week of December 5

Wednesday, December 7

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The X Factor, 8-9:30 PM on FOX: The final six acts hit the stage.

FINALE! America’s Next Top Model, 9-10 PM on The CW: The remaining women compete in a final photo shoot and runway challenge in the Cycle 17 finale. Who will be America’s Next Top Model? [Spoiler: Did Tyra Accidentally Reveal the Winner?]

Suburgatory, 8:30-9 PM on ABC: It’s Xmas in the ‘burbs in “The Nutcracker”! When Tessa (Jane Levy) overhears George (Jeremy Sisto) break up with his girlfriend, Zoe (Gloria Votsis), on Skype, she blames herself and tries to get them back together. What she doesn’t know is that George did it because he has a crush on Tessa's cute art teacher, Aimee (Ellen Woglom). George finds himself under the mistletoe with a special someone by the end of the episode, but who will that lucky lady be?

Modern Family, 9-9:30 PM on ABC: It’s also Christmas on Modern Family! In “Express Christmas,” the family gathers at Jay (Ed O'Neill) and Gloria's (Sofia Vergara) pool on a sunny December day, and that's where they realize that everyone will be scattered this coming Christmas, so if they want to celebrate together, it will have to be today! Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson), Alex (Ariel Winter), and Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) get the tree, Jay and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) are in charge of gift wrapping, Phil (Ty Burrell) and Manny (Rico Rodriguez) get the groceries, Gloria and Luke (Nolan Gould) retrieve the ornaments, and Claire (Julie Bowen) and Haley (Sarah Hyland) shop for all the gifts. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Happy Endings, 9:30-10 PM on ABC: Desperate for cash, Max (Adam Pally) agrees to dress up as Santa for Penny's (Casey Wilson) charity event in “Grinches Be Crazy.” Meanwhile, after Jane (Eliza Coupe) accidently gives her housekeeper the envelope stuffed with money for her and Brad’s (Damon Wayans Jr.) big Christmas getaway to Turks & Caicos — way more than the holiday tip she had planned — she schemes to get the cash back.

Revenge, 10-11 PM on ABC: Emily (Emily VanCamp) questions Nolan's (Gabriel Mann) loyalty when she discovers one of his secrets. But when she uses it against Tyler (Aston Holmes), she sets in motion a chain of events that prove just how dangerous Tyler really is. Meanwhile, “Amanda” (Margarita Levieva) settles in, and things get very ugly between Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) and Conrad (Henry Czerny) in “Loyalty.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

American Horror Story, 10-11 PM on FX: Violet (Taissa Farmiga) learns the rules of the house, and the police question Constance (Jessica Lange) in “Smoldering Children.”

Top Chef, 10-11 PM on Bravo: Down in the Lone Star State, the remaining cheftestants create a dish using a distinct sauce. Later, they prepare a four-course beef menu at an annual cattle-themed ball.

Tuesday, December 6

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Glee, 8-9 PM on FOX: As McKinley High prepares to host sectionals, Finn (Cory Monteith) tracks down Sam (Chord Overstreet) and persuades him to rejoin the glee club in an effort to beef it up. Meanwhile, Tina (Jenna Ushkowitz) encourages Mike (Harry Shum Jr.) to pursue his dreams in “Hold on to Sixteen.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

New Girl, 9-9:30 PM on FOX: When Jess (Zooey Deschanel) decides to take her relationship with Paul (guest star Justin Long) to the next level in “Bad in Bed,” she solicits sex advice from Cece (Hannah Simone) and the guys. Meanwhile, Schmit (Max Greenfield) worms his way into his boss’ baby shower to compete with his female counterpart at the office.

90210, 8-9 PM on The CW: ‘Tis the season for drama in “O Holly Night.” Naomi’s (AnnaLynne McCord) new party planner boss asks her to oversee Holly’s (guest star Megalyn Echikunwoke) birthday party, and Annie (Shenae Grimes) breaks into Jeremy’s (guest star Matt Cohen) apartment in a desperate attempt to get the proof she needs to keep her inheritance. Meanwhile, Liam (Matt Lanter) discovers shocking news about Annie.

FINALE! Sons of Anarchy, 10-11 PM on FX: In part two of the Season 4 finale, Jax (Charlie Hunnam) must overcome major obstacles to complete the gun deal with the Irish and the cartel.

PREMIERE! Teen Mom 2, 10-11 PM on MTV: Teen Mom 2 kicks off its wild, tear-filled second season with — surprise, surprise — a whole lotta drama. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Friday, December 9

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The Real Housewives of Atlanta, 9-9:15 on Bravo: Enjoy a sneak peek at Sunday’s all-new episode, “Three Wigs and a Baby.”

Grimm, 9-10 PM on NBC: It’s a double-Grimm week! An arson case exposes a family feud, and Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) confronts people from his troubled past in “The Three Bad Wolves.”

Thursday, December 8

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The X Factor, 8-9 PM on FOX: America votes off one of the six remaining acts.

Bones, 9-10 PM on FOX: The Jeffersonian team investigates the death of a storm chaser in “The Twist in the Twister,” and Booth (David Boreanaz) becomes a little overprotective of Brennan (Emily Deschanel) at home and at work. [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Parks and Recreation, 8:30-9 PM on NBC: Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) forms a citizen action group, and everyone in the office tries to come up with the perfect gift for her in “Citizen Knope.”

Grimm, 10-11 PM on NBC: Nick (David Giuntoli) investigates a troubled, young musical prodigy after a high school teacher turns up dead in the ominously titled “Danse Macabre.”

Monday, December 5

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American Country Awards, 8-10 PM on FOX: Trace Adkins and Glee guest star Kristin Chenoweth host the second annual fan-voted American Country Awards in Las Vegas. Performers include The Voice coach Blake Shelton, Pistol Annies, The Band Perry, Thompson Square, and Eli Young Band. Miranda Lambert, Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery, and Rachel Bilson are also slated to appear.

Gossip Girl, 8-9 PM on The CW: Lily (Kelly Rutherford) throws Charlie (Kaylee DeFer) a party to officially introduce her to New York society, but Charlie’s ex-boyfriend, Max (guest star Brian J. Smith), throws a wrench into Charlie’s future as an Upper East Side princess. Meanwhile, Dan (Penn Badgley) decides it may be time to tell Blair (Leighton Meester) the truth about his feelings for her in “Riding in Town Cars With Boys.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Hart of Dixie, 9-10 PM on The CW: In “Hairdos and Holidays,” Zoe (Rachel Bilson) encourages Rose (guest star McKaley Miller) to enter the annual Miss Cinnamon Cider Pageant even though Lemon’s (Jaime King) younger sister, Magnolia Breeland (guest star Claudia Lee), is a shoo-in to win. Meanwhile, George (Scott Porter) and Wade (Wilson Bethel) go on a road trip to pick up a Christmas tree for Bluebell’s town square, and we flash back to when Lemon and Lavon (Cress Williams) first realized they shared a connection.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, 9-10 PM on Bravo: Taylor and Camille clash at Brandi’s beach bash in Malibu in the aptly named Season 2 episode “Malibu Beach Party From Hell.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Castle, 10-11 PM on ABC: When Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) wake up handcuffed together in a bed in a locked room with no memory of how they got there, they must figure out where they are — and why they’re there — all while trying to escape in “Cuffed.” [WATCH THE PREVIEW]

Sunday, December 11

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Once Upon a Time, 8-9 on ABC: One of Storybrooke's residents begins to remember their other past, and the town mourns a loss in “The Shepherd.” Back in the fairy-tale world, the Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla) looks for a heartless assassin to murder Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin).

The Good Wife, 9-10 on CBS: Alicia (Julianna Margulies) tries to get a judgment thrown out of court after a surprising guilty verdict in “What Went Wrong.”

The Real Housewives of Atlanta, 9-10 PM on Bravo: Kim gives birth to a baby boy, Cynthia and NeNe journey to NYC to get some business advice from Russell Simmons, and Sheree gets tangled up in child support drama in the all-new “Three Wigs and a Baby.”

FINALE! Boardwalk Empire, 9-10 PM on HBO: In the Season 2 finale, “To the Lost,” Jimmy (Michael Pitt) thinks about reconciliation as Nucky’s (Steve Buscemi) trial approaches, and Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) considers an offer from Esther Randolph (Julianne Nicholson) that could have big consequences.

Dexter, 9-10 PM on Showtime: Dexter (Michael C. Hall) develops a macabre scheme to try to apprehend the Doomsday Killers in “Talk to the Hand.”

Kourtney and Kim Take New York, 10-11 PM on E!: The K-Dash drama kontinues in the Big Apple!

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Happy Monday, TV lovers! Wetpaint Entertainment is here with a rundown of all the shows you need to watch this week.

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