What to Watch Today

Sabrina's Christmas Séance, Midnight, Texas Relocates, Travelers Returns, Lucy, Dick and More


On TV this Friday: Sabrina Spellman returns with a Chilling Christmas tale, Midnight, Texas moves to an earlier time, and Travelers and Fuller House are back with new seasons. Here are 18 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:

  • Netflix
    The Fix

    Series premiere (all episodes): Comedian Jimmy Carr hosts this panel show, in which two teams — led by captains D.L. Hughley and Katherine Ryan — comprised of guest comics and experts attempt to solve major issues facing the world. (Not to be confused with this.)

  • Netflix
    The Innocent Man

    Docuseries premiere (all six episodes): Inspired by John Grisham’s best-selling non-fiction book, each episode focuses on two murders in the small town of Ada, Okla. in the 1980s.

  • Netflix
    Tidelands

    Series premiere (all eight episodes): This Australian import is told from the POV of a former juvenile delinquent who returns to her small fishing town to discover a group of half-siren/half-humans known as Tidelanders; Elsa Pataky (Fast and the Furious) co-stars.

  • Netflix
    Travelers

    Season 3 premiere (all 10 episodes): Grant and the team must find a way to keep knowledge of the Travelers program from the general public.

  • Netflix
    Fuller House

    Season 4 premiere (all 13 episodes): Steve and D.J. pursue a real relationship; Kimmy gives birth to Stephanie and Jimmy’s baby. (Read previewwatch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Voltron: Legendary Defender

    Final season premiere (all episodes): “The end has come, but the legend lives on forever.” Vague much? (Watch trailer.)

  • Netflix
    Roma

    Original movie premiere: From Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) comes this deeply personal tale of domestic strife and social hierarchy in 1970s Mexico City, via the POV of a young domestic worker.

  • Netflix
    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale

    Ahead of Part 2, this standalone holiday episode finds the Sabrina conduct a séance in hopes of gaining contact with her mother. (Read recap.)

  • Lifetime
    Christmas Around the Corner

    Original movie premiere: A big city venture capitalist (This Is Us‘ Alexandra Breckenridge) falls for a small town bookstore owner.

  • The CW
    Hollywood Christmas Parade

    Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams return as cohosts; Entertainment Tonight‘s Nancy O’Dell serves as Grand Marshal.

  • NBC
    Midnight, Texas

    New time slot alert! Manfred is hellbent on revenge following that tragedy; Joe faces off against a former ally.

  • VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

    Season 4 premiere: The queens are presented with their first challenge: a salute to the LGBTQ troops in an All Star-Spangled Variety Show. (Watch first 14 minutes!)

  • CBS
    I Love Lucy Christmas Special

    Back-to-back colorized installments include Season 6’s “The Christmas Episode” and Season 1’s “Pioneer Woman.”

  • ABC
    Fresh Off the Boat

    Fall finale: Jessica refuses to let Eddie spend the holidays in New York with Nicole; Louis and Evan try to help Evan decide on which friend to invite to the family’s Christmas Eve dinner.

  • ABC
    Speechless

    Fall finale: Maya tells a white lie about a Christmas tree fire; JJ encourages Kenneth to stand up to his sisters (Claws‘ Niecy Nash and WNBA vet Lisa Leslie).

  • ABC
    Child Support

    Season 2 finale: Contestants include Tammy from Anaheim, Calif. and Trisha from Edgewood, N.M. (Not yet renewed.)

  • CBS
    The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color!

    Enjoy this colorized double feature — Season 1’s “Where Did I Come From” and Season 4’s “Never Bathe on Saturday” — as selected by Carl Reiner.

  • HBO
    Room 104

    Season 2 finale (two episodes): A pool shark (True Detective‘s Mahershala Ali) tries to persuade his reluctant cousin to stay in the hustling game. Then at midnight, a woman (Star Trek: Discovery‘s Mary Wiseman) asks her slightly-younger self to help recreate the events of a college frat party. (Not yet renewed.)