What to Watch Today

Don't Look Up Bows, Dickinson Ends, Wheel of Time Finale, Christmas Story-athon and More

Don't Look Up

On TV this Friday: Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence headline star-studded Don’t Look Up, The Wheel of Time wraps its freshman run, Dickinson comes to an end and TBS hosts its annual Christmas Story marathon. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Apple TV+
    Dickinson

    Series finale: The Dickinsons receive a surprise visitor who has come to meet their extraordinary daughter.

  • Netflix
    Don't Look Up

    From writer/director Adam McKay, this film follows low-level astronomers (Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence) who embark on a media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet; Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Cate Blanchett and Tyler Perry co-star.

  • Prime Video
    The Expanse

    Avasarala takes the war to Marco; the Rocinante is forced into a battle; Filip and Marco’s relationship is put to the ultimate test.

  • Disney+
    Encanto

    Streaming premiere: In this animated feature, a Colombian girl (voiced by Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Stephanie Beatriz) has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.

  • Prime Video
    The Wheel of Time

    Season 1 finale: For 20 years, Moiraine has worked towards this moment. Can she stop the Dragon Reborn from seeing the appeal of the Dark One? (Previously renewed, and an early ratings hit.)

  • TBS, TNT
    A Christmas Story Marathon

    Through Saturday 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!

  • Lifetime
    Hot Chocolate Holiday

    TV-movie premiere: Sparks fly between cocoa connoisseurs Collette (Christmas Tree Lane‘s Aubrey Reynolds) and Marcus (Lights, Camera, Romance‘s Jonny Swenson).

  • NBC
    It's a Wonderful Life

    “Look, Daddy! Teacher says, ‘Every time a bell rings, Tio Salamanca blows up.'”

  • NBC
    Christmas Eve Mass

    Pope Francis leads Christmas Eve mass, live from St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.