On TV this Saturday: Her Royal Highness reigns over Studio 8H, Hulu makes it possible to binge-watch Killing Eve and Shantel VanSanten finds Love in a Lifetime Christmas movie. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern:
What to Watch Today
Claire Foy Hosts SNL, Killing Eve Comes to Hulu and More
Streaming service premiere (all eight episodes): In this BBC America drama, an MI5 officer (Grey’s Anatomy‘s Sandra Oh) and a deranged killer (The White Princess‘ Jodie Comer) engage in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. (One of TVLine’s Best Dramas of 2018!)
Sesame StreetCookie Monster is hired by Abby and Big Bird to work for their newspaper; Keegan-Michael Key (Friends From College) guest-stars.
Five games: Texas vs. Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship (12 pm, ABC); Memphis vs. Central Florida in the American Championship (3:30 pm, ABC); Alabama vs. Georgia in the SEC Championship (4 pm, CBS); Pittsburgh vs. Clemson in the ACC Championship (8 pm, ABC); Northwestern vs. Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship (8 pm, Fox).
Premium cable premiere: After a failed genetic experiment, a primatologist (Ballers‘ Dwayne Johnson) must stop a giant gorilla, wolf and reptile from destroying the city; Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Malin Akerman (Billions) and Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Walking Dead) co-star.
A Twist of Christmas
Original movie premiere: Single parents (Dads‘ Vanessa Lachey and Charmed‘s Brendon Zub) mix up their gifts at a department store, threatening to ruin both families’ Christmases; Rick Fox (Greenleaf) co-stars.
Mingle All the Way
Original movie premiere: Determined to prove that her dating app works, Molly (Days of Our Lives‘ Jen Lilley) agrees to stay matched with Jeff (Pretty Little Liars‘ Brant Daugherty), despite their horrendous previous encounters; Lindsay Wagner (The Bionic Woman) co-stars.
Original movie premiere: An art gallery curator (Young & Hungry‘s Emily Osment) returns home, reuniting with her former love (Happyland‘s Ryan Rottman) as they work to save the high school Christmas dance.
Love for Christmas
Original movie premiere: Romance blossoms when a theater director (Shooter‘s Shantel VanSanten) runs into her childhood crush (Mistresses‘ Rob Mayes), now back from the Navy; Nikki Deloach (Awkward) co-stars.
In the series’ penultimate episode, Fabien discovers the truth about Louis and the Man in the Iron Mask.
Saturday Night Live
The Crown‘s Claire Foy hosts, with musical guest Anderson .Paak. (Who’s hosting on Dec. 8?)