On TV this Saturday: Chris Hemsworth brings the thunder to Studio 8H, Rudolph takes flight again, ESPN tackles the Bills and Mary Poppins brings a spoonful of sugar back to network TV. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
What to Watch Today
Mary Poppins Returns, Thor Hosts SNL, 30 for 30 and More
Sinatra: All or Nothing At All
In celebration of the legend’s 100th birthday, the pay cabler offers an encore of its two-part documentary, which chronicles his music and career. (It also airs at 7 pm on HBO2.)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
You know the drill: Misfit toys, an abominable snow monster and Burl Ives’ silky-smooth voice all appear in this annual classic.
For the first time in 13 years, the Julie Andrews-led musical airs on network TV, this time with behind-the-scenes footage hosted by co-star Dick Van Dyke.
Da Vinci's Demons
While Nico and Zo seek out support for the Crusade from an old foe, Leo is ambushed by the Labyrinth.
On the Twelfth Day of Christmas
Maggie (Brooke Nevin, Chicago Fire) is thrilled when her longtime crush (Robin Dunne, Defiance) moves to her town— but when she discovers how his love for Christmas has changed, she creates 12 gifts that will renew his feelings for the season (and her, duh).
The Flight Before Christmas
Emma Roberts (Scream Queens) and Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live) lend their voices to this animated special, in which young reindeer Niko dreams of becoming an expert flyer.
Ash vs. Evil Dead
The team must go to extreme measures to escape a deadly circumstance. Meanwhile, more is revealed of Ruby’s mission.
30 for 30
The latest installment of ESPN’s docuseries centers on the Buffalo Bills, who played in four straight Super Bowls in the ’90s — but lost every one of ’em.
In the penultimate episode of the season, Jerome joins his wife and daughters in the domaine, but the Returned prevent them from leaving.
Saturday Night Live
Chris Hemsworth hosts — excuse me while I swoon for the second week in a row — and Chance the Rapper performs.