On TV this Friday: The Expanse embarks upon its last mission, Riz Ahmed has a strange Encounter and Invasion wraps its freshman run. Here are 16 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.
What to Watch Today
The Expanse's End Begins, Invasion Finale, Competitive Play-Doh, New Snoopy and More
Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): New friends, new enemies and new horrors scar Patrick for life.
Season 1 finale: Se Won risks his life to guarantee his family is protected. (December Streaming Guide!)
Film premiere: Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal) stars as a decorated Marine who embarks on a rescue mission to save his sons from an otherworldly threat; Octavia Spencer (Truth Be Told) co-stars.
Final season premiere: The Rocinante crew makes a startling discovery, as Avasarala and Bobbie contend with the devastation on Earth. (Watch trailer.)
Season 1 finale: The world faces a new and unforeseen dawn. (Just renewed!)
Hosted by Sarah Hyland (Modern Family), this one-off special sees three families compete to create the ultimate Play-Doh winter wonderland.
Season 2 premiere (all 10 episodes): Chance the Rapper returns as host of the former Quibi reboot. (Gosh, remember Quibi?)
Saturday Morning All Star Hits!
Series premiere (all eight episodes): Saturday Night Live‘s Kyle Mooney spoofs low-budget, Saturday-morning cartoons from the 1980s. (Watch trailer.)
Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne
In a new Peanuts special, Lucy is determined to have the best New Year’s Eve party ever, while Charlie Brown struggles to accomplish just one of his resolutions.
Tiger King: The Doc Antle Story
The three-part follow-up focuses on allegations of sexual abuse, violence and misconduct by big cat zoo owner Bhagavan “Doc” Antle.
Holiday in Santa Fe
TV-movie premiere: Siblings Tony (Saved by the Bell‘s Mario Lopez) and Magdalena (Lucifer‘s Aimee Garcia) try to keep their family’s holiday decor business afloat. (Christmas Movie Guide!)
Fall finale: In an episode directed by Alex Russell, the team forges an alliance to bring an undocumented woman safely home. (Moving to Sundays.)
Fall finale: A Christmas Eve ransomware attack on the precinct forces Lia to share a secret with Magnum and Katsumoto.
Fall finale: In an episode directed by Scott Wolf, Nick, George and Bess get to the bottom of a college student’s mysterious death. (Read preview.)
Fall finale: Frank enlists Sloane Thompson (returning guest star Alex Kingston) to investigate a cyber-attack on
Magnum, P.I.the NYPD.