Fresh off the success of Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Ryan Murphy brings another horror story to the screen with The Watcher. Based on the unsettling events described in a 2018 New York Magazine article, the limited series stars Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale, as well as an all-star lineup of supporting players that includes Jennifer Coolidge, Richard Kind, and Mia Farrow.
Also today: She-Hulk: Attorney at Law reaches its Season 1 finale, AMC+ wraps animated adaptation Pantheon, Southern Charm and Summer House stars gather in Vermont for wintery fun, and more. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:
The Watcher: Complete limited series. After buying their dream home in Westfield, New Jersey, Derek and Maria Broaddus’ (Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale) idyllic life turns into a nightmare when they begin receiving threatening notes from someone called The Watcher. As the messages intensify, the couple begins to suspect foul play on the part of their neighbors, played by Richard Kind, Margo Martindale, Mia Farrow, and a host of others. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law: Season 1 finale. Jennifer (Tatiana Maslany) prepares for one final showdown with Intelligencia, the group that ruined her night at the gala by releasing an exposé of her intimate moments. Watch preview. Streaming on Disney+
Pantheon: Season 1 finale. AMC’s animated sci-fi drama based on Ken Liu’s short stories comes to an end with an episode that sees America enter the Cloud and “Uploaded Intelligence” David (voiced by Daniel Dae Kim) enter the battle. Streaming on AMC+
Winter House: Season 2 premiere. Southern Charm-ers Craig Conover and Austen Kroll and Summer House stars Amanda Batula, Kyle Cooke, Paige DeSorbo, and Ciara Miller return to Stowe, Vermont for another two weeks of hot tub hookups and snowy shenanigans. Season 2 will also see the addition of Vanderpump Rules’ Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval, plus Summer House alums Lindsay Hubbard and Carl Radke. Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Bravo
The Playlist: Complete limited series. Netflix dramatizes the story of Spotify in this six-episode series about how Swedish tech entrepreneur Daniel Elk and his partners set out to revolutionize the music industry by creating a legal streaming platform. In Swedish. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix
Sue Perkins: Perfectly Legal: Complete Season 1. English actress and TV presenter Sue Perkins (The Great British Bake Off) confronts middle age head-on by experiencing various Latin American countries in adventurous, shockingly legal, and sometimes dangerous ways. Watch trailer. Streaming on Netflix
College Football: The American Athletic Conference receives top billing as the UCF Knights host the Temple Owls. 7:00 PM ET/4:00 PM PT on ESPN
High Noon on the Waterfront: Original documentary. TCM commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Hollywood Blacklist with this documentary about how the list impacted two American classics, High Noon and On the Waterfront, rendered as dialogue between Carl Foreman (voiced by Edward Norton) and Elia Kazan (voiced by John Turturro). Both films will air immediately following the documentary premiere. 8:00 PM ET on TCM
Law & Order: New episode. When the young author of a tell-all book is found dead, Cosgrove (Jeffrey Donovan) asks a former mentor for help with the case. Followed by new episodes of Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on NBC
Thursday Night Football: The Chicago Bears host the Washington Commanders on TNF. 8:15 PM ET/5:15 PM PT on Amazon Prime Video
Grey’s Anatomy: New episode. The attending surgeons and interns work together to solve a medical mystery when a college student comes in with what first looks like food poisoning, but has escalating and dire complications. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on ABC
Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.