On TV this Saturday: Grey’s Anatomy vet Sarah Drew finds herself a Christmas Pen Pal, Alec Baldwin interviews TV’s erstwhile Olivia Pope and Matt Damon returns to SNL. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
Sarah Drew Christmas Movie, Matt Damon on SNL and More
Dannemora Prison Break
120 minutes: Enjoying Showtime’s Escape at Dannemora? This special delves into the prison break on which the miniseries is based.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Alec Baldwin Show
The burn-off continues with Scandal vet Kerry Washington and author Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
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.)