What to Watch on Thursday: Kaley Cuoco's The Flight Attendant takes to the air on HBO Max

EW Staff
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The Flight Attendant


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HBO Max’s darkly comedic new thriller throws Kaley Cuoco into the middle of a murder mystery. Executive produced by Cuoco, The Flight Attendant centers on her character Cassie, a hard-partying stewardess who wakes up in bed next to dead body in Bangkok with little to no memory of what happened the night before — and she foolishly decides to clean-up the crime scene. As if that wasn’t already bad enough, a mysterious woman named Miranda, played by Michelle Gomez (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), is also after her. Teases co-showrunner Steve Yockey (Supernatural), “Miranda has a connection to the events that happened in Bangkok, and is going to force her way into Cassie’s life, creating lots of problems.” Cassie better prepare for some turbulence. —Chancellor Agard

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Carol Peters' appliances are talking to her. No, it's not a figment of her imagination, and this isn't part of some dream sequence. Her rice cooker and toaster and TV are all talking to her. And they sound like James Corden. He (It?) is the voice of this "superintelligence" (because there's nothing artificial about artificial intelligence, kids), who is fed up with people (preachin' to the choir!). If Carol, played by Melissa McCarthy, can't prove that people are actually good and care about one another and this planet, then it will either enslave or end humanity. Oh, and she only has three days to convince it otherwise. So next time you have Labor Day or Columbus Day off, think about what you could really do with that long weekend! —Gerrad Hall

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The Masked Singer

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HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 8 p.m. on Fox

We’re giving thanks that The Masked Singer is airing a special Thanksgiving-night episode, following a rerun on Wednesday. And while it’s a day of gratitude and warmth (with the hilarious Jay Pharoah returning)… someone from Group C will still be getting the boot (thems the rules, kid!). Two contestants out of Broccoli, Jellyfish, and Mushroom will join Sun, Popcorn, Croc, and Seahorse in the illustrious Super Six, while the remaining one will be eliminated. Make sure to get your final guesses in before the unmasking! —Rachel Yang

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What ELSE to Watch

9 a.m.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade — NBC

12 p.m.

The National Dog Show — NBC

9 p.m.

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration (two-hour special) — ABC

I Can See Your Voice (special night) — Fox


Texas 6 (docuseries debut) — CBS All Access

Stylish With Jenna Lyons (series debut) — HBO Max

12 Dates of Christmas (series debut) — HBO Max

Mosul (movie) — Netflix

Vinyl Generation: A Story of Art, Revolution, & Vinyl (doc) — Amazon Prime Video/Vudu/Tubi

The Accidental Wolf (series debut) — Topic

*times are ET and subject to change