On TV this Saturday: Jill Scott stars in Lifetime’s Highway to Heaven reboot, Kieran Culkin makes his Studio 8H debut, and Back to the Future‘s Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd reunite in Next Stop, Christmas. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Highway to Heaven 2.0, Kieran Culkin Hosts SNL and More
Frankie Drake Mysteries
The team investigates whether a man acquitted of murder was truly innocent.
The Great Christmas Switch
TV-movie premiere: Identical twin sisters with very different lives (Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries‘ Sarah Lind) decide to switch places for Christmas; Dillon Casey (Nikita) co-stars. (Which Hallmark Queen is jumping ship for GAC Family?)
Highway to Heaven
Reboot premiere: Based on the 1980s NBC drama starring Michael Landon comes the first in a series of TV-movies about an angel (played by First Wives Club‘s Jill Scott) sent to Earth to help those in need; Barry Watson (7th Heaven) co-stars. (Watch trailer.)
Next Stop, Christmas
TV-movie premiere: Angie (Turner & Hooch‘s Lyndsy Fonseca) is transported to a past Christmas to figure out what — and who — is most important to her; Chandler Massey (Days of Our Lives), Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) co-star. (View Holiday Movie Guide.)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Olympian Shawn Johnson joins Ryan, Colin, Wayne and guest comic Nyima Funk.
Series premiere (first three episodes): Based on the video game League of Legends, the ‘toon explores rising tensions between two cities as new inventions threaten revolution; the voice ensemble includes Hailee Steinfeld (Dickinson), Ella Purnell (Star Trek: Prodigy) and Kevin Alejandro (Lucifer).
Debbie Macomber's A Mrs. Miracle Christmas
TV-movie premiere: Mrs. Miracle (Sabrina the Teenage Witch‘s Caroline Rhea) swoops in to help restore a lonely family’s Christmas spirit; Kaitlin Doubleday (Empire) and Steve Lund (Bitten) co-star. (View Holiday Movie Guide.)
Tiny Horse alert! Timothée Chalamet hosts this repeat from Dec. 12, 2020; Bruce Springsteen & the E Street band performs.