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Nash Bridges Movie, Merry Liddle Christmas Sequel and More

Nash Bridges Movie Premiere

On TV this Saturday: Nash Bridges is back in action, Kelly Rowland celebrates another Merry Liddle Christmas, and a Party of Five vet spends the holidays with royalty. Here are 12 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Making Spirits Bright

    TV-movie premiere: The son (Chesapeake Shores‘ Carlo Marks) and daughter (The Originals‘ Taylor Cole) of rival holiday decorating families mend their fathers’ feud. (View Holiday Movie Guide.)

  • Ovation
    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    Frankie fears her crew may have brought the Spanish flu to Toronto; Mary looks into a dance troupe’s possible morality violation.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Christmas at Castle Hart

    TV-movie premiere: Traveling in Ireland at Christmastime, Brooke (Party of Five‘s Lacey Chabert) is mistaken for an event planner and hired to host a party at a nobleman’s castle.

  • Lifetime
    Merry Liddle Christmas Baby

    TV-movie premiere: In this threequel, Jacquie (American Soul‘s Kelly Rowland) and Tyler (Debris‘ Thomas Cadrot) prep for the arrival of their first baby, while sister Treena and her husband consider adoption.

  • CBS
    Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire

    In this 2002 cartoon, Robbie (voiced by Ben Stiller) must train to compete in the Reindeer Races. (Robbie the Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe follows at 8:30.)

  • GAC Family
    Royally Wrapped for Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: A charity director (Days of Our Lives‘ Jen Lilley) interviews for the royal family of Veronia, where she finds true love with the prince (Roswell‘s Brendan Fehr). (Which Hallmark Queen is jumping ship for GAC Family?)

  • The CW
    Wellington Paranormal

    The cameras follow Minogue and O’Leary as they respond to calls on Christmas Eve.

  • USA Network
    Nash Bridges

    TV-movie premiere: Nash (Don Johnson) is drawn back into the Special Investigation Unit when a figure from his past resurfaces; original series stars Cheech Marin and Jeff Perry also return.

  • CBS
    The Story of Santa Claus

    Ed Asner and Mary Tyler Moore costar Betty White lend their voices to this 1996 ‘toon chronicling Santa’s earliest days.

  • CBS
    48 Hours

    The series takes a look inside the trial against the three white men accused of killing Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery, and the guilty verdicts that followed.

  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: Five guests are invited to an inn to celebrate Christmas, and soon figure out their connection to each other; Jessy Schram (Once Upon a Time) and Brendan Penny (Chesapeake Shores) star.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Prior to dating Pete Davidson, Kim Kardashian hosted this October outing, with musical guest Halsey.

    On Nov. 27, 1986, Cheers aired its famous “Thanksgiving Orphans” (the food fight) episode. (Revisit 20 great Thanksgiving episodes.)