On TV this Saturday: Billie Eilish and Kate McKinnon return to Studio 8H, Wynonna Earp‘s Kat Barrell celebrates a Godwink Christmas, and Kal Penn helps out a dumped woman during Diwali. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Billie Eilish Hosts SNL, Kal Penn's Diwali Movie and More
Hot Mess Holiday
TV-movie premiere: Exec producer Kal Penn (House) plays a heightened version of himself, offering advice and a listening ear to a finance exec (played by Code Black’s Melanie Chandra) who gets dumped during Diwali; Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Chris Parnell (SNL) co-star.
A Christmas Miracle for Daisy
TV-movie premiere: When an interior designer (Teen Wolf‘s Jill Wagner) begins working for her ex-boyfriend (A Brush With Love‘s Nick Bateman), his adopted niece hopes they’ll get back together so she can have the mother she always wanted. (Christmas Movie Guide!)
The Holiday Fix-Up
TV-movie premiere: A set designer (One Tree Hill‘s Jana Kramer) and her ex-boyfriend (Chuck‘s Ryan McPartlin) get a second chance at love when they work together renovating an inn.
A Royal Queens Christmas
TV-movie premiere: A New Yorker (The Secret Life of the American Teenager‘s Megan Park) enlists the help of a prince (Pretty Little Liars‘ Julian Morris) for a children’s Christmas show. As one does.
The Real Charlie Chaplin
Two hours: Charlie Chaplin’s life is examined, from his rise up in Victorian London’s slums to the heights of his Hollywood stardom.
The Waltons' Homecoming
Repeat to revisit? Bellamy Young is Olivia in this remake of the 1971 TV-movie that sired The Waltons. (Readers gave it an average grade of “D+.”)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Burl Ives narrates this 1964 stop-motion classic based on the song of the same name by Johnny Marks, about a shy reindeer with a blinking beak. (When do other Christmas classics air?)
Frosty the Snowman
In this 1969 cartoon, comedian Jackie Vernon voices the titular snowman, who sets off for the North Pole to keep from melting. (Frosty Returns follows at 9:30.)
The search for a popular Pennsylvania teacher’s murderer continues nearly three years after her death.
A Godwink Christmas: Miracle of Love
TV-movie premiere: A single dad (Station 19‘s Alberto Frezza) moves home from Hawaii after 15 years, and finds himself stuck in traffic next to his high school sweetheart (Wynonna Earp‘s Kat Barrell).
Saturday Night Live
Pop sensation Billie Eilish pulls double duty as host and musical guest. (Who’s hosting the final show of the year?)