Preacher (10 p.m., AMC) – This new drama with darkly comic overtones is based on Garth Ennis’ ’90s comic book franchise of the same name. Dominic Cooper plays Jesse Custer, a troubled man who returns to his West Texas hometown to take up his father’s line of work as a minister. But Jesse is struck by some strange force that gives him special powers (don’t worry, this is not a superhero story), prompting him, his ex-girlfriend and an Irish vampire to go off in search of God. The series is executive produced by Sam Catlin, Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg.
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N.C. Bookwatch (Noon, UNC-TV) – Kristy Woodson Harvey talks about “Lies & Other Acts of Love.”
The Simpsons (8 p.m., Fox) – Season 27 ends with Marge getting arrested for letting Bart go to the park unsupervised. “Family Guy” and “Bob’s Burgers” also have finales tonight. All renewed.
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Call the Midwife (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – In the Season 5 finale, Poplar is shaken as the cause of infant deformities is revealed.
Crowded (9:30 p.m., NBC) – In the series finale, the family finds Mike’s mom hiding from the law at Bob’s cabin.
Veep (10:30 p.m., HBO) – Selina celebrates Thanksgiving in her own way, while Ben and Kent manage a crisis.