On TV this Saturday: Kristen Wiig returns to Studio 8H for her fourth hosting gig, John Legend leads a Global Citizen celebration and an All My Children alum gets Swept Up by Christmas. Here are eight programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Kristen Wiig Hosts SNL, Global Citizen Prize and More
Baby Chimp Rescue
Docuseries finale: One of the babies is lost to illness; the orphans get a first taste of life in the wild and prepare for their move.
A Christmas Carousel
TV-movie premiere: A woman (Witches of East End‘s Rachel Boston) falls for a prince (NCIS: New Orleans‘ Neal Bledsoe) after she is hired by his family to repair a carousel by, well, you know… (View full “Countdown to Christmas” lineup.)
A Christmas Exchange
TV-movie premiere: A woman (Smallville‘s Laura Vandervoort) swaps her farmhouse for a posh London apartment and falls for a local financier (High Fidelity‘s Rainbow Sun Francks). (Get the complete “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” schedule.)
Global Citizen Prize
John Legend hosts this one-hour special celebrating activists fighting for change; Carrie Underwood, Gwen Stefani, Common and more perform.
Stolen in Plain Sight
TV-movie premiere: A young mother (The Nine Lives of Chloe King‘s Gracie Gillam) deals with the sudden disappearance of her son while also trying to escape an abusive husband (Doom Patrol‘s Kyle Clements).
Paul Rudd hosts this Season 39 “throwback” from Dec. 7, 2013; One Direction performs.
Swept Up by Christmas
TV-movie premiere: An antique seller and a professional cleaner (The Librarians‘ Lindy Booth and All My Children‘s Justin Bruening) help a reclusive owner downsize his large estate and reconnect with his Christmas past. (Get When Calls the Heart return date.)
Saturday Night Live
Former cast member/Wonder Woman 1984 baddie Kristen Wiig hosts the last episode of 2020; Dua Lipa performs. (Watch Timothée Chalamet highlights.)