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.
What to Watch Today
Star-Studded Prom, HSM Holiday Special and More
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.)
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.
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.)
Film premiere: Jay Reeves (All American) plays former Clemson University football safety Ray McElrathbey in the direct-to-streaming biopic.
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 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.)
After Taylor’s former protégé is killed, Phoenix Team must track down a dangerous bioweapon and prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.
Pitches include a classic dessert with a healthy twist, and a product designed to boost visibility while navigating the streets. (Get ABC midseason dates.)
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.
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.