What to Watch Today

Sarah Drew Christmas Movie, Matt Damon on SNL and More

  • Oxygen
    Dannemora Prison Break

    120 minutes: Enjoying Showtime’s Escape at Dannemora? This special delves into the prison break on which the miniseries is based.

  • HBO

    Premium cable premiere: Three overprotective parents try to prevent their daughters from having sex on prom night; Leslie Mann (Knocked Up), John Cena (Trainwreck), Ike Barinholtz (The Mindy Project) and Kathryn Newton (Big Little Lies) star.

  • Lifetime
    Christmas Pen Pals

    TV-movie premiere: A tech wiz (Grey’s Anatomy‘s Sarah Drew) signs up for a holiday pen pal service and falls in love with her anonymous new friend (Eureka‘s Niall Matter); Michael Gross (Family Ties) co-stars.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Entertaining Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: A woman (Fuller House‘s Jodie Sweetin) must impress the board of her family’s company before she can succeed her mom as the face of their brand; Brendan Fehr (The Night Shift) co-stars.

  • ION
    Country Christmas Album

    TV-movie premiere: A country music star (Good Girls Revolt’s Hannah Barefoot) and an ex-teen heartthrob (Fear TWD‘s Evan Gamble) fall in love while recording — you guessed it! — a country Christmas album.

  • ABC
    The Alec Baldwin Show

    The burn-off continues with Scandal vet Kerry Washington and author Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

  • HBO
    Pete Holmes: Dirty Clean

    60 minutes: Holmes’ latest stand-up special features commentary on fatherhood, the afterlife, Michael Jackson and Elon Musk. (Get Crashing return date.)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Fall finale: Brett Kavanaugh impersonator Matt Damon hosts, with musical guests Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus. (Watch Jason Momoa highlights.)