What to Watch Today

Amy Acker's Christmas, Dirk Gently Finale, SNL and More

  • CBS
    College Football

    In the teams’ 117th meeting, Army looks to end Navy’s 14-year run of victories, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

  • ABC
    Mary Poppins

    Gather the kids and settle in for this beloved, 1964 musical starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.

  • Hallmark
    A Nutcracker Christmas

    POI‘s Amy Acker plays an ex-ballerina who reconsiders her vow never to dance again after running into her former partner (Flesh and Bones‘s Sascha Radetsky).

  • Lifetime
    A Christmas Wedding Date

    A woman (played by Marla Sokoloff, who can also be seen this weekend on Fuller House) returns home for Christmas to attend a friend’s wedding; Chris Carmack (Nashville) and George Wendt (Cheers) co-star.

  • CBS
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    In this classic, the titular reindeer uses his incandescent beak to guide Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve. (Frosty the Snowman and Frosty Returns follow at 9 pm.)

  • BBC America
    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

    Season 1 finale: The threat of death looms as Dirk, Todd, Farah and Detective Estevez try to save Lydia Spring. (Get renewal status.)

  • BBC America
    The Graham Norton Show

    Guests include Passengers‘ Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, chef Jamie Oliver and rapper Will.i.am. Plus, Emeli Sande performs.

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

    Scientist Lesterson learns that the Daleks are reproducing themselves and intend on seizing control of the Earth colony. (Watch Who Christmas special trailer.)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Professional wrestler-turned-actor John Cena hosts, with musical guest Maren Morris. (Who is hosting on Dec. 17?)