Your daily guide to the most interesting stuff happening on TV and streaming. All times Eastern.
PICK OF THE NIGHT
This Is Us
NBC, 9 p.m.
In a special Thanksgiving-themed episode called “Pilgrim Rick,” Randall is heartbroken after learning a lifelong secret that his mother hid from him. This confirms my suspicion that This Is Us is secretly funded by Kleenex. See a sneak peek here.
Fox, 8:30 p.m.
Jess and the gang host Thanksgiving at — where else? — the loft. Are they even allowed to leave it?
OFF YOUR PEDS
NBC, 10 p.m.
En route to a call, Dawson accidentally hits a pedestrian. That’s why in New York we shout, “Hey, I’m walkin’ here!”