On TV this Wednesday: Taylor Swift drops an intimate Disney+ concert special, Hulu releases a star-studded Christmas rom-com, and A.C. Slater and Jessie Spano head back to Bayside. Here are 15 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
Taylor Swift Special, Happiest Season, Christmas Chronicles Sequel, New Saved by the Bell and More
The Christmas Chronicles 2
Film premiere: A magical troublemaker threatens to destroy the North Pole and end Christmas for good; Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn reprise their roles as Santa and Mrs. Claus. (View Netflix’s full holiday slate.)
folklore: the long pond studio sessions
Taylor Swift performs all 17 songs from forklore, in order, with accompaniment by Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon. (Watch trailer.)
Film premiere: Abby (Twilight‘s Kristen Stewart) plans to propose to girlfriend Harper (Halt and Catch Fire‘s Mackenzie Davis) at Christmas… until she discovers that Harper has kept their relationship a secret from her family; Alison Brie (GLOW), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Rec), Daniel Levy (Schitt’s Creek), Victor Garber (Alias) and Mary Steenburgen (Zoey’s Playlist) co-star. (Watch trailer.)
Saved by the Bell
Revival premiere (all 10 episodes): After closing too many low-income high schools, Governor Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) sends the affected students to the most well-funded schools in the state, including Bayside High; Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Mario Lopez are series regulars; Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen and Lark Voorhies guest-star. (Read review and Berkley Q&A; get first look.)
The Amazing Race
Two episodes: The series’ first-ever “Mega Leg” takes the teams to Hyderabad, India, where they encounter in double the road blocks and double the detours.
Gilmore Girls: A Year In the Life
Rory attempts to save the Stars Hollow Gazette; Lorelai sits on an advisory committee for Taylor’s musical; Rory worries about Emily. (Read “Summer” recap.)
Adam sets out to create a movie that tackles racism, only to discover that he’s out of his depth; Geoff is determined to make Erica and Barry better people.
Good Morning Christmas!
TV-movie premiere: Bickering TV hosts (Days of Our Lives‘ Alison Sweeney and Buffy‘s Marc Blucas) are sent to a festive small town over Christmas, where they begin to see each other in a different light.
Women of Worth
This special spotlights 10 women making huge differences in their communities; Camila Cabello, Viola Davis, Elle Fanning, Aja Naomi King, Katherine Langford, Eva Longoria, Andie MacDowell and Helen Mirren appear.
Anna-Kat and Franklin are sent home with mono; Taylor gets an “A” on her first college paper; Cooper helps Oliver renovate the basement.
Darlene befriends a manager at Wellman Plastics (played by Transparent‘s Alexandra Billings); Louise’s brother is determined to win over Jackie.
A Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving Special
Settle in for two hours’ worth of classic, holiday-themed sketches. (Get NBC midseason premiere dates.)
Dre and Bow discover that Diane has a secret social media account; Junior and Ruby come clean to their respective partners about a series of white lies.
A newly freed Aaron acclimates to family life, as former nemesis Spencer Richardson proposes an intriguing opportunity. (Read premiere post mortem.)
The team searches for a rogue extremist planning to attack the memorial service of an outspoken musician; Leroy gets out on early release.