On TV this Saturday: A Person of Interest alum dances her way through the holiday season, John Cena hosts Saturday Night Live and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency wraps its freshman run. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Amy Acker's Christmas, Dirk Gently Finale, SNL and More
In the teams’ 117th meeting, Army looks to end Navy’s 14-year run of victories, at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
Gather the kids and settle in for this beloved, 1964 musical starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.
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).
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.
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.)
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.)
The Graham Norton Show
Guests include Passengers‘ Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, chef Jamie Oliver and rapper Will.i.am. Plus, Emeli Sande performs.
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.)
Saturday Night Live
Professional wrestler-turned-actor John Cena hosts, with musical guest Maren Morris. (Who is hosting on Dec. 17?)