On TV this Saturday: Emma Stone returns as host of SNL, Jimmy Stewart comes to realize he has a Wonderful Life and David S. Pumpkins visits Graham Norton. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Emma Stone Hosts SNL, It's a Wonderful Life and More
Among the broadcast-TV offerings: Navy vs. Temple (12 pm, ABC); Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma (12:30 pm, Fox); Alabama vs. Florida (4 pm, CBS); Wisconsin vs. Penn State (8 pm, Fox); Clemson vs. Virginia Tech (8 pm, ABC).
It's a Wonderful Life
Settle in with your loved ones and relive this 1946 classic, which stars Jimmy Stewart as a banker who learns what life would have been like without him.
A Dream of Christmas
In the cabler’s umpteenth holiday film, a wife (Awkward‘s Nikki DeLoach) wishes to be single again — and a Christmas angel (Laverne & Shirley‘s Cindy Williams) grants her request.
A runaway angel (Adventures in Babysitting‘s Mallory James Mahoney) helps salvage the relationship of marrieds (The Librarians‘ Christian Kane and The Lottery‘s Marley Shelton) who suffered a devastating loss; Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters) and Ryan McPartlin (Chuck) co-star.
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
In the penultimate Season 1 hour, Dirk and Todd travel back in time to stop a crime before it ever has the chance to occur. (Psst… hear the good news?)
Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds
In this stand-up comedy special, the former TBS talk show host (and star of HBO’s Crashing) gabs about the key to happiness and the illogical nature of nightmares.
The Graham Norton Show
Guests include Inferno‘s
David S. PumpkinsTom Hanks, Snowden‘s Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Olympic distance runner Mo Farah.
Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks
New time slot alert! The rebels take Polly prisoner; the Doctor discovers that all three Daleks have been reactivated.
Saturday Night Live
Emma Stone returns for her third stint as host, with musical guest Shawn Mendes.