On TV this Saturday: The critically acclaimed Banshees of Inisherin premieres on HBO, Austin Butler makes his Studio 8H debut, and Dua Lipa and Demi Lovato perform at iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball. Here are 10 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.)
Banshees of Inisherin on HBO, Austin Butler Hosts SNL and More
Wasabi Fenway Bowl
Cincinnati takes on Louisville, live from Boston’s Fenway Park. (New Mexico Bowl, LendingTree Bowl, Frisco Bowl and more follow; view full schedule.)
Aisle Be Home for Christmas
TV-movie premiere: Two exes (My Wife and Kids‘ Jennifer Freeman and The Brothers‘ Garrett Watson) reconnect after getting stranded in a store before Christmas. (View holiday movie guide.)
The Banshees of Inisherin
Premium cable premiere: Two lifelong friends (True Detective‘s Colin Farrell and Mr. Mercedes‘ Brendan Gleeson) reach an alarming impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship; Kerry Condon (Better Call Saul) and Barry Keoghan (Eternals) star.
The Holiday Dating Guide
TV-movie premiere: A writer (Noovie’s Maria Menounos) must prove to a publisher that her book of dating advice works by making a man fall for her within 12 days; Brent Bailey (A Cape Cod Christmas) co-stars. (View holiday movie guide.)
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball
Two hours: Lizzo, Dua Lipa, Charlie Puth, Demi Lovato, Dove Cameron and more perform.
The Santa Clauses
The first two episodes of the recently renewed Disney+ series air back-to-back, as Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) tries to keep up with the demands of the holiday.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
TV-movie premiere: A former actress (The Christmas Promise‘s Torrey DeVitto) takes charge of a town’s annual Christmas Eve production; Zane Holtz (Katy Keene) co-stars. (View holiday movie guide.)
Five More Minutes
TV-movie premiere: A young widow’s (How I Met Your Mother‘s Ashley Williams) Christmas wish for her son gets answered — in surprising ways; Lucas Bryant (Country at Heart) co-stars. (View holiday movie guide.)
Kristen Wiig hosts this Season 46 episode from Dec. 19, 2020; Dua Lipa performs.
Saturday Night Live
Elvis‘ Austin Butler hosts; Lizzo fills in for Yeah Yeah Yeahs as musical guest,