Netflix premieres a six-part true-crime documentary series based on John Grisham’s best-selling non-fiction book, “The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town.” Netflix also releases new seasons of “Fuller House” and “Travelers.”
ABC gives us the original “Disney’s Prep & Landing” and its followup “Naughty and Nice.” We get another airing of the “Saturday Night Live” special of Christmas sketches and a new episode of “Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition.”
Penn Holderness urges his date to “just go outside” in his video parody of the controversial Christmas season song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” The Raleigh family is known for its “Christmas Jammies” and “Baby Got Class” videos.
Investigation Discovery looks into the disappearance of 28-year-old mother of two, Susan Powell, who vanished from her Utah home in December 2009. Detectives investigate her husband Josh, but the story ends tragically.
The new ESPN 30 for 30 documentary “42 to 1” tells the story of James “Buster” Douglas knocking out Mike Tyson for the world heavyweight championship title in 1990. On PBS, “Letters from Baghdad” about Gertrude Bell.
The Freeform Christmas movie “No Sleep ‘Til Christmas” stars Dave Annable and wife Odette. ABC has the CMA Country Christmas with Reba McEntire, and PBS has the Pentatonix special “A Not So Silent Night.”
New Christmas movies from Hallmark (“Welcome to Christmas” “Come Home for Christmas”) and Lifetime (“Christmas in Tennessee”) plus ID’s John Wayne Gacy series “Deadly Legacy” and National Geographic’s Manson cult “Lost Tapes.”
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” airs on CBS, followed by “Frosty the Snowman.” Christmas movies from Hallmark (“Homegrown Christmas,” “Memories of Christmas”), Lifetime (“Santa’s Boots”) and ION (“Rent-An-Elf”).
The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore is headed to Asheville, where forecasters expect more than a foot of snow. Cantore has become a harbinger of the worst weather, with many watching where he goes during storms.
Jennifer Aniston is a former beauty queen with a teenage daughter set on disrupting the town pageant in the Netflix original movie “Dumplin’” with songs by Dolly Parton. Lifetime has “Christmas Lost and Found.”
We get our first airing of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on ABC and a Holiday Edition of “The Great American Baking Show.” History premieres a new scripted series called “Knightfall” and Bravo has a new “Top Chef” season.
Amazon Prime releases Season 2 of the Emmy award-winning series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” while the Smithsonian Channel premieres a 3-part documentary series about the Mississippi River, “America’s Mississippi.”
“Saturday Night Live” has a two-hour special of some of its best Christmas sketches. ESPN has a repeat of the 30 for 30 documentary “Survive and Advance,” about NC State’s 1983 NCAA championship under Jim Valvano.
Mandy Moore of “This Is Us” traces her ancestry to Australia in the “Who Do You Think You Are?” Season 10 premiere on TLC. “The Great Christmas Light Fight” continues on ABC, and more “Christmas Cookie Challenge” on Food.
Six new Christmas movies : “A Majestic Christmas” (Hallmark), “A Christmas Pact” & “A Star For Christmas” (Lifetime), “Once Upon a Christmas Miracle” (Movies & Mysteries), “Christmas Cupid’s Arrow,” “Life-Size 2: Christmas Eve” (Freeform).
Hallmark has “Mingle All the Way” and Movies & Mysteries channel has “Christmas Wonderland.” The Lifetime movie is “A Twist of Christmas.” Claire Foy hosts “Saturday Night Live” with Anderson Paak as music guest.
Netflix has a sequel to last year’s “Christmas Prince” with “The Royal Wedding” follow-up, plus the Frank McCourt adaptation “Angela’s Christmas.” Lifetime has another original Christmas movie: “A Very Nutty Christmas.”