On TV this Saturday: Casey Affleck presides over the final SNL of 2016, Star Wars IV continues Rogue One‘s mission and ABC airs that other Charlie Brown Christmas special. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar:
Rogue One Sequel, SNL's Fall Finale, Daleks and More
My Christmas Love
After a break-up, a children’s book author (Search Party‘s Meredith Hagner) returns to her family’s farm for the holidays and attracts a secret admirer; Bobby Campo (Scream), Gregory Harrison (Trapper John, M.D.) co-star.
Star Wars: A New Hope
Chase your opening-weekend screening of Rogue One with the movie that it leads right up to — aka the one that started it all.
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!
In this animated special, first broadcast in 2003, Lucy and Linus’ little brother turns to Snoopy and his brother, the mustachioed Spike, for holiday cheer.
A Pentatonix Christmas Special
Encore presentation: The Grammy-winning Sing-Off champs are joined by guests Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson.
SNL Christmas Special
Encore presentation: Settle in for two hours of classic, holiday-themed sketches that the whole family can enjoy. You know, like “D**k In a Box.”
The Graham Norton Show
Guests include Star Wars legend Carrie Fisher, author Grayson Perry, comic Sandi Toksvig and onetime Great British Bake-Off winner Nadiya Hussain.
Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks
The head of security for the Earth colony takes charge of a rebellion; the Daleks prepare for their final move. (Watch trailer for Doctor Who Christmas special.)
Saturday Night Live
Manchester by the Sea actor Casey Affleck hosts, with musical guest Chance the Rapper. (is SNL biased against TV stars as hosts?)