On TV this Thursday: Ruthless, The Stand and Star Trek: Discovery all drop new episodes, TBS hosts its annual Christmas Story marathon and Jimmy Stewart realizes he has a Wonderful Life. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
It's a Wonderful Life, Christmas Story Marathon and More
Tyler Perry's Ruthless
Andrew must prove that he stands with the Raku; Lilo pays the compound a visit.
Musician Larry Underwood meets an alluring acquaintance; Lloyd Henreid comes face-to-face with Randall Flagg. (Was that [Spoiler] playing POTUS!?)
Star Trek: Discovery
Discovery ventures to the Verubin Nebula, where Burnham, Saru and Culber learn more about the origin of the Burn.
Christmas With the Chosen
Chris Tomlin, Hillsong, For King and Country, the Piano Guys and Mandisa perform.
A Christmas Story Marathon
Through Friday at 8 pm | Ralphie may or may not grow up to be an advocate for gun control after nearly shooting his eye out. Watch him do it — 12x in a row!
The Greatest Showman
Broadcast premiere: Hugh Jackman stars opposite Zac Efron and Zendaya in this 2017 musical based (looooosely) on the life of P.T. Barnum.
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball
Encore presentation: Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, Lewis Capaldi, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd perform.
It's a Wonderful Life
Settle in with your loved ones and relive this 1946 classic, which stars Jimmy Stewart as a banker who learns what life would have been like without him.
Disney Prep & Landing
In this 2009 ‘toon, an elite group of elves ensures that homes around the world are properly prepared for a visit from The Big Guy. (Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice follows at 10:30 pm.)