On TV this Saturday: John Mulaney returns to Studio 8H for his fourth hosting stint, a classic horror flick gets the remake treatment, and 7th Heaven‘s Lucy hopes for a Candy Cane Christmas. Here are nine programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
John Mulaney Hosts SNL, Black Christmas on HBO and More
Drag Me to the Movies: Addams Family Values
RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Yvie Oddly hosts a special screening of the Addams Family sequel, chock-full of “Halloween tips, tricks and treats.”
31 Nights of Halloween
Day 31 highlights include Twitches (at 7 am), Halloweentown (11 am), Hocus Pocus (3 pm and 9:20 pm) and Ghostbusters (11:30 pm).
Three games: LSU visits Auburn (3:30 pm, CBS); Ohio State challenges Penn State (7:30 pm, ABC); Oklahoma takes on Texas Tech (8 pm, Fox).
In this remake of the 1974 classic, a killer targets a partying group of coeds over Christmas break — until a sorority house decides to fight back; Imogen Poots (Roadies), Aleyse Shannon (Charmed), Lily Donoghue (Dirty John) and Cary Elwes (Stranger Things) star.
Candy Cane Christmas
TV-movie premiere: When her neighbors decide to skip Christmas decorating festivities, Phoebe (7th Heaven‘s Beverley Mitchell) searches for a new tradition to raise her spirits… and finds love where she least expects it; Mark Ghanimé (Helix) co-stars. (Get the complete “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” schedule.)
One Royal Holiday
TV-movie premiere: A woman (two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes) takes in a stranded mother (Almost Family‘s Victoria Clark) and her son (Graceland‘s Aaron Tveit) during a blizzard, then discovers that they’re members of the Royal Family of Galwick! (View full “Countdown to Christmas” lineup.)
TV-movie premiere: A separated couple (Awkward‘s Nikki DeLoach and Saving Hope‘s Benjamin Ayres) fake happiness on TV in support of their business and their town Christmas festival.
Eli Roth's History of Horror
Roth and his guests spotlight the best witch films and examine why stories of female power scare men.
Saturday Night Live
Former SNL scribe John Mulaney hosts; The Strokes perform. (View Adele highlights.)