What to Watch Today

ScarJo Hosts SNL, Hallmark Does 'Hanukkah' and More

  • Lifetime
    Matchmaker Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: When a novice matchmaker (Haven‘s Emily Rose) vows to find her boss the perfect date, an ex throws a wrench in her plans.

  • Lifetime
    A Christmas Winter Song

    TV-movie premiere: A Christmas shop owner (pop singer Ashanti) helps a homeless jazz singer reunite with his family ahead of the town’s concert.

  • Hallmark Channel
    Holiday Date

    TV-movie premiere: A recently dumped woman (Good Witch‘s Brittany Bristow) enlists an actor (General Hospital’s Matt Cohen) to play her boyfriend for Christmas — but then discovers he’s (gasp!) Jewish. (Hallmark’s other “Hanukkah” movie, Double Holiday, airs next Saturday.)

  • Lifetime Movie Network
    Most Likely to Murder

    TV-movie premiere: A woman (Arrow‘s Madison McLaughlin) suffers a trauma, then grapples with the lengths she’s willing to go to win a school superlative.

  • CBS
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    Revisit the Island of Misfit Toys with Santa’s special sled-puller in this 1964 Rankin/Bass classic.

  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Christmas in Montana

    TV-movie premiere: Sara (Life Goes On‘s Kellie Martin) travels to Montana to help Travis (Eureka’s Colin Ferguson) save both his ranch and Christmas!

  • CBS
    Frosty the Snowman

    Comedian Jackie Vernon voices the titular snowman, who sets off for the North Pole to keep from melting in this 1969 classic. (Frosty Returns follows at 9:30.)

  • NBC
    Saturday Night Live

    Marriage Story‘s Scarlett Johansson returns for her sixth turn as host; Niall Horan performs. (Watch Jennifer Lopez highlights; who’s hosting on Dec. 21?)