On TV this Saturday: A Discovery of Witches‘ endgame begins, Danica McKellar moves into a Winter Palace and a trio of Hallmark queens stumble upon a magical Wedding Veil. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Discovery of Witches' End Begins, Hallmark MVPs Team Up, Danica McKellar's GAC Debut and More
A Discovery of Witches
Final season premiere: Tragedy awaits Matthew and Diana when they return from 1590; the pair continues its quest to find the Book of Life and its missing pages. (Watch trailer.)
Betty White Match Game Marathon
Revisit White’s best moments from Match Game and Match Game PM, including the episode where host Gene Rayburn and the studio audience sing “Happy Birthday” to her. (Read co-star tributes.)
Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Betty White
Dean Martin, Milton Berle, Georgia Engel, Phyllis Diller, Orson Welles and more roast Betty White. (A marathon of The Mary Tyler Moore Show follows at 1 pm; White’s best TV roles, ranked!)
Monday Night Football
Two games (special day): The Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs (at 4:15 pm), before the Philadelphia Eagles face the Dallas Cowboys (8:15 pm) in the MNF season finale.
Series premiere encore: Sophia Bush plays a gifted heart surgeon who succeeds her father (Star Trek: Discovery’s Jason Isaacs) as chief of surgery. (Episode 1 earned an average reader grade of “B-.”)
Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
Premium cable premiere: Assassin Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) and his bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds) return to thwart a European terrorist; Salma Hayek (Ugly Betty), Antonio Banderas (Genius) and Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption) co-star.
Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer
Revival premiere encore: This time, the dating show features not one, but two single men — only one of whom is rich. (Fox’s Midseason Report Card.)
Labor, Lies and Murder
TV-movie premiere: An expectant mom (Most Wonderful Time’s Brooke Burfitt) discovers that someone plans on stealing her baby; Jason Burkey (Ordinary Joe) co-stars.
TV-movie premiere: In the first installment of a planned trilogy, three longtime friends (Hallmark MVPs Lacey Chabert, Autumn Reeser and Alison Sweeney) find an antique veil with the power to unite its bearer with her one true love; Kevin McGarry (When Calls the Heart) co-stars.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Ryan, Colin and Wayne are joined by guest comic Jonathan Mangum.
The Winter Palace
TV-movie premiere: Hallmark transplant Danica McKellar plays a writer who escapes to a seemingly empty chateau to finish her novel, only to discover the property’s royal owner (Shameless‘ Neal Bledsoe) is also residing there.
David Alan Grier hosts this Season 21 throwback that originally aired Dec. 9, 1995; Silverchair performs.
Saturday Night Live
Jonathan Majors (The Harder They Fall) hosts this repeat from November; Taylor Swift performs. (Who’s hosting Jan. 15?)