What to Watch Today

Rogue One Sequel, SNL's Fall Finale, Daleks and More


On TV this Saturday: Casey Affleck presides over the final SNL of 2016, Star Wars IV continues Rogue One‘s mission and ABC airs that other Charlie Brown Christmas special. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar:

  • Hallmark
    My Christmas Love

    After a break-up, a children’s book author (Search Party‘s Meredith Hagner) returns to her family’s farm for the holidays and attracts a secret admirer; Bobby Campo (Scream), Gregory Harrison (Trapper John, M.D.) co-star.

  • TNT
    Star Wars: A New Hope

    Chase your opening-weekend screening of Rogue One with the movie that it leads right up to — aka the one that started it all.

  • ABC
    I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!

    In this animated special, first broadcast in 2003, Lucy and Linus’ little brother turns to Snoopy and his brother, the mustachioed Spike, for holiday cheer.

  • NBC
    A Pentatonix Christmas Special

    Encore presentation: The Grammy-winning Sing-Off champs are joined by guests Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson.

  • NBC
    SNL Christmas Special

    Encore presentation: Settle in for two hours of classic, holiday-themed sketches that the whole family can enjoy. You know, like “D**k In a Box.”

  • BBC America
    The Graham Norton Show

    Guests include Star Wars legend Carrie Fisher, author Grayson Perry, comic Sandi Toksvig and onetime Great British Bake-Off winner Nadiya Hussain.

  • BBC America
    Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

    The head of security for the Earth colony takes charge of a rebellion; the Daleks prepare for their final move. (Watch trailer for Doctor Who Christmas special.)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Manchester by the Sea actor Casey Affleck hosts, with musical guest Chance the Rapper. (is SNL biased against TV stars as hosts?)