What’s on TV This Week: ‘Masterpiece,’ holiday specials and more
Our courageous correspondent is back in the field in a new season of “This Is Life With Lisa Ling.” 6 and 7 p.m. CNN
H.E.R. leads the field with eight nominations at the “2020 Soul Train Awards.” Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold co-host. 8 p.m. BET; also VH1
A publicist melts the heart of a corporate executive in the TV movie “If I Only Had Christmas.” With Candace Cameron Bure. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
Business rivals find romance “Once Upon a Main Street” in this TV movie. With Vanessa Lachey, Ryan McPartlin and Patrick Duffy. 8 p.m. Lifetime
A living country music legend is profiled in the pledge-drive special “Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You.” 7 p.m. KOCE
“I’m just happy that anything I do can help somebody else,” Dolly Parton said upon finding out she helped fund research for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.
All is fair in love and real estate in the TV movie “The Christmas Listing.” With Lexi Giovagnoli. 8 p.m. Lifetime
Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini, etc., bring the twang in a new “CMA Country Christmas.” Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins host. 9 p.m. ABC
Hell hath no fury like the women scorned in the debut of the paranormal series “Dark Tales With Don Wildman.” 10 p.m. Travel Channel
A wee Irish lass tries to bring her family together in the animated tale “Angela’s Christmas Wish” based on characters created by Frank McCourt. Anytime, Netflix
Hex marks the spot in the new series “Atlas of Cursed Places.” First stop: the Bermuda Triangle. 9 p.m. National Geographic
Far out, man: The docuseries “Alien Worlds” imagines how life might evolve on other planets. Anytime, Netflix
Kelly Clarkson, Dolly Parton and Earth, Wind & Fire help sing in the season in the “88th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center.” Followed by “Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes — At Home Holiday Special.”
With her daytime talk show, “The Voice” judge and “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson hopes to make you feel better — without hiding heartbreaks of her own.
The military drama “SEAL Team” is back in action with a two-part season premiere. David Boreanaz stars. 9 and 10 p.m. CBS
All rise! “Court Cam” is now in session. The docuseries returns, followed by the premiere of “Rescue Cam.” 9 and 10 p.m. A&E
The curious case of a fertility doctor who became a little too, um, invested in his work is probed in the documentary “Baby God.” 9 p.m. HBO
The docuseries “Trafficked With Mariana van Zeller” sends the award-winning journalist into the darkest corners of the black market. 9 p.m. National Geographic
“The Voice Holiday Celebration” reunites contestants and coaches from seasons past for a tune-filled get-together. 8 p.m. NBC
Exterminate! Exterminate! Those battlin’ bots are back in a new season of “BattleBots.” 8 p.m. Discovery Channel
They’re having a blast — literally — in the competition series “Rocket Around the Xmas Tree.” 10 p.m. Discovery Channel
Adolescent angst gets animated for another season of the not-for-kids comedy “Big Mouth.” Anytime, Netflix
See what various creatures get up to once the sun goes down in the nature series “Earth at Night in Color.” Tom Hiddleston narrates. Anytime, Apple TV+
An aspiring fairy godmother earns her wings in the fantasy comedy “Godmothered.” With Jillian Bell and Isla Fisher. Anytime, Disney+
We hope you saved room for an all-new cycle of “The Great British Baking Show: Holidays.” With judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Anytime, Netflix
‘The Great British Baking Show’ is back on Netflix for its 11th season to offer us a sweet escape from the misery of 2020.
“The Hardy Boys” are back on the case in a new mystery drama based on the classic book series about a pair of sibling sleuths. Anytime, Hulu
“Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” has the pop music diva joined by guests including Tiffany Haddish, Ariana Grande, Snoop Dogg, Jennifer Hudson and ballerina Misty Copeland. Anytime, Apple TV+
A hard-rock drummer (Riz Ahmed) suffers severe hearing loss in the 2020 indie drama “Sound of Metal.” Anytime, Amazon Prime
Young do-gooders collect their due in the special “Kid of the Year.” “The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah hosts. 7:30 p.m. Nickelodeon
“MacGyver,” “Magnum P.I.” and the Tom Selleck cop drama “Blue Bloods” all return with new seasons. 8, 9 and 10 p.m. CBS
“The Hollywood Christmas Parade Greatest Moments” offers highlights from past iterations of the annual trek through Tinseltown. 8 p.m. The CW
The stars of “Zombies 2” compete in a “Disney Holiday Magic Quest” in this special hosted by Raven-Symoné. 8 p.m. Disney Channel
Some like it cozy in the TV movie “Too Close for Christmas.” With Jessica Lowndes and Chad Michael Murray. 8 p.m. Lifetime
In this corner … The documentary “Macho: The Hector Camacho Story” remembers the colorful boxing champ. 9 p.m. Showtime
Knots will be tied in the TV-movie sequel “Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing.” With Holly Robinson Peete. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
College sweethearts rekindle their romance in the TV movie “Let’s Meet Again on Christmas Eve.” With Kyla Pratt. 8 p.m. Lifetime
Movies on TV this week:Nov. 29: Movies on TV this week: “Citizen Kane” on TCM; “Raging Bull” on Epix”; “Star Wars: A New Hope” on TNT
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