What to Watch Today

Happy! and Sherlock Marathons, Isle of Dogs and More

  • Freeform
    25 Days of Christmas

    Through Sunday at 2 am | Highlights include The Santa Clause (at 9:40 am and 7:45 pm), Toy Story That Time Forgot (1:55 pm), Disney’s Prep & Landing (2:25 pm), The Nightmare Before Christmas (3:25 pm), Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (5:05 pm) and Christmas With the Kranks (11:55 pm).

  • BBC America
    Sherlock Marathon

    Through 10 pm | Test your deductive reasoning skills with Seasons 1 and 2 of the beloved Benedict Cumberbatch series.

  • Showtime
    Spotlight

    Premium cable premiere: A team of investigative journalists in Boston expose a major cover-up of child molestation by the Catholic Church; Mark Ruffalo (Avengers), Michael Keaton (Birdman), Rachel McAdams (True Detective) and Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan) star. 

  • HBO
    Isle of Dogs

    Premium cable premiere: A young boy searches for his dog after the mayor exiles all canines to Trash Island; Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Scarlett Johansson (Avengers), Edward Norton (Birdman) and Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic World) star.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Jingle Around the Clock

    TV-movie premiere: An ad exec (Scorpion‘s Brooke Nevin) works with a “fixer” (People of Earth‘s Michael Kelly) on a Christmas campaign relaunch.

  • ABC
    CMA Country Christmas

    Encore presentation: Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley and many more perform; Reba McEntire hosts.

  • Syfy
    Happy! Marathon

    Through Sunday at 6 am | Catch up on Season 1 of this twisted graphic-novel adaptation, starring Law & Order: SVU vet Chris Meloni as a drug-addled former cop-turned-killer for hire. (Get First Look at Season 2!)

  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Christmas Bells Are Ringing

    TV-movie premiere: A photographer (Chesapeake Shores‘ Emilie Ullerup) reunites with a childhood friend (UnREAL‘s Josh Kelly) when she returns to her childhood vacation home for a wedding.

  • ABC
    The Alec Baldwin Show

    The burnoff continues with Drag Race host RuPaul and Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Repeat to Revisit: Seth Meyers hosts, with musical guest Paul Simon. (Watch Matt Damon highlights.)