What to Watch Today

Doctor Who Christmas Special, Andy Griffith and More

  • IFC
    That '70s Show Marathon

    Through Saturday at 9 am | Spend 27 hours in Eric Foreman Eric Foreman’s basement. (Thankfully, not a single Josh Meyers episode is scheduled.)

  • ABC
    Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration

    Jason Derulo, Ariana Grande, Seal, Reba McEntire, Andy Grammer, Charlie Puth, Tori Kelly, Charles Perry and the cast of Descendants are scheduled to appear.

  • Starz
    Power Marathon

    Through 10 pm | James St. Patrick’s attempt to go legitimate doesn’t get any easier in Season 2 of the 50 Cent-produced drama.

  • ABC
    CMA Country Christmas

    ICYMI: Jennifer Nettles hosts as Jewel, Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker and many, many others perform classic holiday hits.

  • The CW
    The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball

    ICYMI: Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez, 5 Seconds of Summer, The Weeknd and Calvin Harris perform; Z100’s Elvis Duran hosts.

  • CBS
    The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special

    Two (colorized) episodes: First up, Andy looks after a prisoner in custody on Christmas. Later, Aunt Bee cooks up a tasteless platter of pickles.

  • NBC
    Truth Be Told

    Season finale (two episodes): First up, Mitch accuses a restaurateur of discrimination. Then at 8:30 pm, gossip threatens to derail Derek and Charlene’s wedding. (Get status.)

  • NBC
    Coat of Many Colors

    ICYMI: A young Dolly Parton (Alyvia Alyn Lind, The Young and the Restless) attempts to overcome tragedy with the power of faith and love in 1955 Tennessee; Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, Gerald McRaney (Simon & Simon) and Ricky Schroder (NYPD Blue) co-star.

  • PBS
    Call the Midwife Holiday Special

    Poplar prepares for Christmas; a grieving mother receives an unexpected surprise; Nonnatus is shaken by a disappearance.

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who

    The Doctor’s Christmas on a remote human colony is disrupted when River Song (recurring guest star Alex Kingston) turns up with a request.