What to Watch Today

Torrey DeVitto's Xmas Promise, Janel Parrish in Coyote Creek, In the Heights on HBO and More

Chicago Med vet Torrey DeVitto in The Christmas Promise on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries

On TV this Saturday: Torrey DeVitto and Janel Parrish headline Hallmark Christmas movies, In the Heights arrives on HBO Proper, and the Braves and Astros duke it out in Game 4 of the World Series. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Ovation
    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    Frankie and Trudy make a shocking discovery after Nora tells them she’s seen a ghost.

  • Fox
    MLB World Series

    The Atlanta Braves face the Houston Astros in Game 4 of the Fall Classic.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Coyote Creek Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: During a “Christmas Around the World” party, two people (Pretty Little Liars‘ Janel Parrish and General Hospital‘s Ryan Paevey) find love right at home. (View Holiday Movie Guide.)

  • HBO
    In the Heights

    Premium cable premiere: Based on the play by Lin-Manuel Miranda, a New York bodega owner (Hamilton‘s Anthony Ramos) dreams (and sings!) about a better life; Melissa Barrera (Vida), singer-songwriter Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins (24: Legacy) and Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue) co-star.

  • GAC Family
    Much Ado About Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: Haley (Jessica Jones‘ Susie Abromeit) and Claud (Reign‘s Torrance Coombs) spark romance around Christmas — but after her true identity is revealed, it puts their romance at risk! (Which Hallmark Queen is jumping ship for GAC Family?)

  • Lifetime
    Torn From Her Arms

    TV-movie premiere: A mother (Who Killed Sara?‘s Fátima Molina) and daughter (Human Animals‘ Camila Núñez) from El Salvador must find their way back to each other after being separated at the U.S. border; Judy Reyes (Scrubs) and Gloria Reuben (ER) co-star.

  • The CW
    World's Funniest Animals

    Horses, cats, dogs, goats and more get decked out for Halloween.

  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    The Christmas Promise

    TV-movie premiere: While grieving for her fiancé, Nicole (Chicago Med‘s Torrey DeVitto) learns to cope with help from her grandfather and a carpenter; Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black) and Patrick Duffy (Dallas) co-star. (Who will be the next Hallmark Queen to jump to GAC?)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Lokis Owen Wilson hosts this repeat from Oct. 2; Kasey Musgraves performs. (Who’s hosting Nov. 6?)


    🦃 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 😘
    On Oct. 30, 1978, “as God as my witness,” WKRP in Cincinnati‘s Mr. Carlson thought turkeys could fly. On this date in 2009, Smallville‘s Clark and Lois shared their first kiss. (Where does it rank among TV’s Longest-Awaited First Kisses?)