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John Mulaney Hosts SNL, Black Christmas on HBO and More

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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.

  • CBS All Access
    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.”

  • Freeform
    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).

  • ABC, CBS, Fox
    College Football

    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).

  • HBO
    Black Christmas

    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.

  • Lifetime
    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.)

  • Hallmark Channel
    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.)

  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Cranberry Christmas

    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.

  • AMC
    Eli Roth's History of Horror

    Roth and his guests spotlight the best witch films and examine why stories of female power scare men.

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Former SNL scribe John Mulaney hosts; The Strokes perform. (View Adele highlights.)