On TV this Friday: Sense8 skips the yuletide cheer, Eric McCormick leads a team of Travelers and Fox encores a seismic Sleepy Hollow. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
THAT Sleepy Hollow Episode, a Very Sense8 Christmas, Trollhunters Unleashed and More
Series premiere (all 26 episodes): A teen (voiced by the late Anton Yelchin) discovers a civilization of trolls living beneath his town; Kelsey Grammer (Frasier), Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy) and Steven Yeun (TWD) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
Series premiere (all 12 episodes): A group of time travelers (led by Will & Grace‘s Eric McCormick) attempt to save mankind from a tragic fate. As they do.
Sense8: A Christmas Special
Per the streaming outlet, “desperate secrets” seep out in this standalone special. Little else is known. (Watch trailer, get Season 2 premiere date.)
The Librarians Marathon
Through Saturday at 1 am | Ahead of Episode 6 (which, for some reason, is airing on Christmas night), catch up on Season 3, Episodes 1-5.
Terry Crews Saves Christmas
Season finale (two episodes): Watch as the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star saves Christmas not once, but twice tonight! (Get B99 winter finale date.)
A Home for the Holidays
Inspirational stories of adoption are interlaced by performances from Miranda Lambert, Alessia Cara and Rachel Platten.
Taraji's White Hot Holidays
Encore presentation: Taraji P. Henson hosts this holiday special; Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys and many more perform. (Get Empire return date.)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
The classic cartoon follows the title character (voiced by Boris Karloff) on his mission to steal Christmas customs from the people of Whoville.
Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love
Encore presentation: Dolly and her siblings help their dad raise the money needed to buy Mom a very special Christmas gift.