What to Watch Today

Star-Studded Prom, HSM Holiday Special and More

The Prom on Netflix

On TV this Friday: Rachel Brosnahan is a woman on the run, High School Musical stages a holiday special and Meryl Streep RSVPs to Ryan Murphy’s all-star Prom. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • Disney+
    High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special

    The cast perform their favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s songs, and share anecdotes from their memorable holidays. (Watch trailer.)

  • Amazon Prime
    I'm Your Woman

    Film premiere: This ’70s-set crime drama stars Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) as a new mother who is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his business partners.

  • Netflix
    The Prom

    Film premiere: Ryan Murphy’s adaption of the Broadway musical boasts an all-star ensemble, including Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Keegan-Michael Key, Andrew Rannells and Kerry Washington. (Watch trailer.)

  • Disney+
    Safety

    Film premiere: Jay Reeves (All American) plays former Clemson University football safety Ray McElrathbey in the direct-to-streaming biopic.

  • Amazon Prime
    The Wilds

    Series premiere (all 10 episodes): Described as “part survival drama, part dystopia slumber party” (yes, really!), this YA drama follows a group of teen girls after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. (Watch trailer.)

  • The CW
    The Christmas Caroler Challenge

    Season 2 premiere: Ten groups put their own unique spin on classic carols; Dean Cain and Laura McKenzie return as hosts. (Get CW midseason dates.)

  • CBS
    MacGyver

    After Taylor’s former protégé is killed, Phoenix Team must track down a dangerous bioweapon and prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.

  • ABC
    Shark Tank

    Pitches include a classic dessert with a healthy twist, and a product designed to boost visibility while navigating the streets. (Get ABC midseason dates.)

  • CBS
    Magnum P.I.

    Magnum and Higgins’ repo job culminates in a crash landing when a drug cartel opens fire at the plane; Higgins has her first date with Dr. Ethan Shah.

  • CBS
    Blue Bloods

    Danny and Jamie work together to convict a drug lord; Erin anxiously awaits the Governor’s selection for the new DA. (Get Clarice premiere date.)


    👨🏻 ON THIS DAY IN TV HISTORY 👨🏻
    On Dec. 11, 1980, Magnum, P.I. premiered on CBS, starring Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Larry Manetti and Roger E. Mosley.