On TV this Friday: The holiday specials continue with Virginia, Frosty and reindeer-bait Grandma, Orphan Black airs a fan-fave marathon, Jessie wraps up its third season, Kristin Chenoweth sings and Constantine battles a possession. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Today
Haven Revelations, Jessie Finale, Holiday Specials and More
Recover from Turkey Day with six hours’ worth of fan-voted favorite episodes, punctuated by special appearances from the cast.
Prepare for Season 2 with a “black goo” marathon of the freshman run, including sneak peeks and interviews with the cast.
Duke faces an eye-opening revelation, while Charlotte’s secrets come to light. Jay Reso aka WWE Superstar Christian Cage guest-stars, reuniting with his lifelong friend/former tag-team partner, Adam Copeland aka WWE Superstar Edge Rated R, who plays Dwight. (P.S. “Mr. Scott, have you… heard…. the news?”)
Girl Meets World
Cory and Topanga allow Riley to babysit Auggie for the first time, but she asks Maya for help when Auggie stages a rebellion.
Season 3 finale: Jessie and the kids spend Christmas at their Hawaiian villa with actress Shayelee Michaels (Teen Beach’s Maia Mitchell) and Liv and Maddie‘s brothers. (Watch a sneak peek, and yes, it’s renewed.)
The Amazing Race
In Singapore, a contestant is left hanging 600 feet in the sky while several teams endure the painful side effects of a traditional Asian detox.
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Jake Spankenheimer is a young boy trying to find his missing grandma on Christmas Eve, while also trying to prove that Santa is real. Starring Michele Lee (Knots Landing) and the original musician from the title song, Elmo Shropshire.
While more signs point to Nick regaining his Grimm powers after an attack against Monroe and Rosalee, Nick and Hank go to a highway that is home to a Wesen ritual.
Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home
Cheno returns to her hometown of Broken Arrow, Okla. to perform popular songs — including theater hits such as Wicked’s “Popular” and “For Good.”
Frosty the Snowman
Relive the classic tale of the snowman with the magical silk hat and the happy soul, narrated by Jimmy Durante and the featuring the voices of Jackie Vernon and Billy De Wolfe.
Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special
Po must choose between hosting the exclusive banquet for all of the Kung Fu Masters and attending his father’s party. Featuring the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie and Dustin Hoffman.
Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin and the penguins have to save Christmas after Santa and his reindeer crash in Madagascar. Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and David Schwimmer reprise their voice roles.
This animated special follows 8-year-old Virginia, who asks if Santa is real via a newspaper editorial. Featuring the voices of How I Met Your Mother’s Neil Patrick Harris, Criminal Minds’ Jennifer Love Hewitt and Alfred Molina.
The survivors must battle drug-enhanced zombies when a group of outlaws kidnap Murphy.
John rushes to save a young boy that is hosting an evil spirit, putting his doubts aside to save the child and convince the parents that their boy is possessed. Mad Men’s Laura Regan and Eureka’s Max Charles guest-star.