On TV this Saturday: Kelsey Grammer celebrates 12 Days of Christmas Eve, Lacey Chabert looks to Haul Out the Holly and Oprah Winfrey sits down with Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern. (Also check out our weekly TVLine-Up of premieres and finales, plus our monthly streaming guide.)
What to Watch Today
Kelsey Grammer Christmas Flick, Soul Train Awards, Oprah and Quinta Special and More
A Tale of Two Christmases
TV-movie premiere: A New Yorker (Wynonna Earp‘s Kat Barrell) celebrates two very different holidays — one in the city she made home, and a traditional one with her family; Chandler Massey (Days of Our Lives) and Evan Roderick (Arrow) co-star. (View holiday movie guide.)
The 12 Days of Christmas Eve
TV-movie premiere: Santa gives a successful businessman (Frasier‘s Kelsey Grammer) 12 chances to repair his damaged relationships; Spencer Grammer (As the World Turns) co-stars. (View holiday movie guide.)
The Grio Awards
Two hours: Patti LaBelle, Fantasia, Tyrese and Yolanda Adams perform; Sheryl Underwood and Taye Diggs host. (View honorees.)
Haul Out the Holly
TV-movie premiere: After being disappointed when her parents leave for a holiday trip, Emily (Party of Five‘s Lacey Chabert) is invited to join in on her community’s Christmas festivities; Wes Brown (Sweet Pecan Summer) and Ellen Travolta (Charles in Charge) co-star. (View holiday movie guide.)
I'm Glad It's Christmas
TV-movie premiere: An aspiring Broadway singer (90210‘s Jessica Lowndes) finds hope and mentorship when she agrees to participate in a small-town Christmas production; Paul Greene (When Calls the Heart) and soul legend Gladys Knight co-star. (View holiday movie guide.)
Silent Night: A Song for the World
This two-hour documentary from 2018 examines the creation and impact of the world’s most famous Christmas carol; Kelly Clarkson, Joss Stone and David Foster appear; Hugh Bonneville narrates.
Soul Train Awards
Two hours: Ari Lennox, Chante Moore, Tank and more perform; Deon Cole hosts. (View nominees.)
WWE Survivor Series: WarGames
Roman Reigns, Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan, Bobby Lashley, Ronda Rousey and more battle it out in the ring.
Oprah and Quinta Brunson
One hour: Oprah sits down with the Abbott Elementary writer, producer and creator to discuss her greatest mentors and biggest career moments.
Former cast member Will Ferrell hosts this Season 45 throwback from Nov. 23, 2019; King Princess performs.
Time for Him to Come Home for Christmas
TV-movie premiere: A woman (Teen Wolf‘s Holland Roden) receives a voicemail at Christmastime from a man (Letterkenny‘s Tyler Hynes) she doesn’t know who makes one last plea for the love of his life to give him another chance. (View holiday movie guide.)
Saturday Night Live
Jack Harlow pulls double duty in this encore episode from October. (Who’s hosting Dec. 3?)