What to Watch Today

Jason Bateman Hosts SNL, College Football and More

SNL - Jason Bateman, Morgan Wallen

On TV this Saturday: Jason Bateman returns to Studio 8H, college football dominates the Big Four and Blake Shelton produces a Hallmark Christmas movie. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC
    College Football

    Nine games: Ohio visits Michigan State (at 12 pm, ABC); Texas tackles Kansas State (12 pm, Fox); Syracuse plays Notre Dame (2:30 pm, NBC); Indiana takes on Wisconsin (3:30 pm, ABC); Florida battles Tennessee (3:30 pm, CBS); Stanford plays Washington (4 pm, Fox); Clemson challenges Virginia Tech (7:30 pm, ABC); Alabama vs. LSU (8 pm, CBS); and Baylor and Oklahoma go head-to-head (8 pm, Fox).

  • Hallmark Channel
    Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing

    TV-movie premiere: Ahead of her friend Michelle’s (Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper‘s Holly Robinson Peete) upcoming nuptials, Hannah (Van Helsing‘s Rukiya Bernard) helps launch the new Evergreen museum, while questioning her future with Elliot (Chesapeake Shores‘ Antonio Cayonne). (View full “Countdown to Christmas” lineup.)

  • Lifetime
    Let's Meet Again on Christmas Eve

    TV-movie premiere: College sweethearts (One on One‘s Kyla Pratt and The Young and the Restless‘ Brooks Darnell) reconnect while coordinating a Christmas Eve wedding. (Get the complete “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” schedule.)

  • HBO
    The Photograph

    Premium cable premiere: An old photo sends a photographer (Insecure‘s Issa Rae) on a quest for answers about her late mother’s past; LaKeith Stanfield (Atlanta), Lil Rel Howery (The Carmichael Show), Rob Morgan (Stranger Things) and Courtney B. Vance (American Crime Story) co-star.

  • Lifetime Movie Network
    Secrets in the Snow

    TV-movie premiere: A woman and her boyfriend (The Gates‘ Travis Caldwell) visit his relatives in the countryside, where dark family secrets are revealed.

  • NBC
    SNL Vintage

    Chris Hemsworth hosts this Season 41 episode, which originally aired Dec. 12, 2015; Chance the Rapper performs.

  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: From EP Blake Shelton comes the story of five guests who are mysteriously invited to an inn to celebrate Christmas; Lacey Chabert (Party of Five) stars. (View full “Countdown to Christmas” lineup.)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Ozark‘s Jason Bateman hosts; Morgan Wallen (yes, that Morgan Wallen) performs. (Who’s hosting on Dec. 12?)