Monday, Oct. 31
Rock Center with Brian Williams, 10 p.m., NBC
You know what we don’t have? We don’t have enough news shows. So thank you, NBC, for adding this one to the mix.
Will Ferrell: The Mark Twain Prize, 9 p.m., PBS (check listings)
Funny or die? You betcha. “The gala to honor the comic actor features Billie Joe Armstrong, Ed Asner, Jack Black, Matthew Broderick, Gwen Ifill, Adam McKay, Tim Meadows, Conan O'Brien, John C. Reilly, Paul Rudd, Andy Samberg, Molly Shannon and Ben Stiller.”
Dancing with the Stars, 8:30 p.m., ABC
The Halloween special. I was hoping Chaz and Lacey were going to do a Shrek dance, but I guess that will always be an unfulfilled wish now.