On TV this Friday: Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke return to Firefly Lane, Gary Oldman reports for Slow Horses Season 2 and The Peripheral wraps its freshman run. Here are 14 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern. (Also check out our weekly TVLine-Up of premieres and finales, plus our monthly streaming guide.)
What to Watch Today
Firefly Lane's Farewell Begins, The Peripheral Wraps, Scrooge, Slow Horses, Riches, Bros and More
The first LGBTQ+ rom-com released by a major studio, and the first to feature an all LGBTQ+ cast (led by Billy Eichner), is now available to stream. (Get Peacock Premium.)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Movie premiere: The animated flick focuses on middle schooler Greg Heffley’s complicated relationship with
the cheese toucholder brother Rodrick.
The Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday
Facing off in the kitchen are The Good Place‘s D’Arcy Carden, SNL‘s Chloe Fineman, Joel Kim Booster and Nat Faxon; Ellie Kemper and Zach Cherry host.
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Movie premiere: The Crown‘s Emma Corrin plays the unhappily married aristocrat who begins a torrid affair with the gatekeeper of her husband’s estate.
Season 1 finale: Lev sabotages Flynne’s treatment; Ash forms an unlikely alliance; Wilf discovers some unsettling truths about Aelita. (Not yet renewed.)
Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays
The special finds the a cappella group having to rely on holiday spirit to escape a magic mailroom and complete their annual Christmas album.
Limited series premiere (all six episodes): Ted Lasso‘s Sarah Niles is among the stars of this Dynasty-esque family saga. (Watch trailer.)
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol
Movie premiere: The animated retelling of the Charles Dickens classic features voice work by Luke Evans, Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley and Jonathan Pryce.
Season 2 premiere (first two episodes): Jackson Lamb and the Slow Horses investigate when an ex-service agent turns up dead.
Also streaming Friday on Apple TV+: New episodes of Acapulco, Echo 3, Mosquito Coast, Mythic Quest and Shantaram, plus Interrupting Chicken, Pretzel and the Puppies and The Snoopy Show holiday specials.
Series premiere (first two episodes): Alfred Molina is Chief Inspector Armand Gamache in this adaptation of Louise Penny’s bestsellers.
Daniel Lubetzky returns to the Tank and hears pitches ranging from a new way to feed hummingbirds, to a product meant to ease anxiety.
A Different World‘s Dawnn Lewis begins an arc as Prime Minister Angela Honig — and we’ve got a first look!
Anthony’s daughter is the sole eyewitness to a fatal shooting; Frank wants to punish an off-duty copy for his inaction during an armed robbery.