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J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso), a former Marine from southern Ohio and
current Yale Law student, is on the verge of landing his dream job when
a family crisis forces him to return to the home he’s tried to forget.
J.D. must navigate the complex dynamics of his Appalachian family,
including his volatile relationship with his mother Bev (Amy Adams),
who’s struggling with addiction. Fueled by memories of his grandmother
Mamaw (Glenn Close), the resilient and whip-smart woman who raised him,
J.D. comes to embrace his family’s indelible imprint on his own personal
journey. Ron Howard's adaptation of J.D. Vance's best-selling memoir is
also playing in theaters this month.
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/hillbilly-elegy [score 40]
Notes for My Son (El Cuaderno de Tomy) (movie) (3:01 am,
Battling terminal cancer, a woman writes a one of a kind notebook about
life, death and love for her son to remember her by. Based on a true
story. Argentinian film.
Wonderoos [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)
Animated children's show.
Dragons: Rescue Riders: Huttsgalor Holiday (special) (3:01
Animated children's show.
A Christmas Tree Grows in Colorado (movie) (8 pm, Hallmark
Erin is planning the town’s Christmas celebration and must win over
firefighter Kevin in order to obtain the beautiful spruce tree from his
property for the celebration. Starring Rochelle Aytes and Mark Taylor.
NCIS (400th episode) (8 pm, CBS)
The Haves and the Have Nots (season 8 premiere) (8 pm, OWN)
Moonshiners (season 10 premiere) (8-10 pm, Discovery Channel)
Jennifer Aniston: More Than Friends (special) (9-10 pm, Reelz)
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team (season 15
premiere) (10 pm, CMT)
Tosh.0 (season 12 and series finale) (10 pm, Comedy Central)
Tomorrow's advance notes:
The Christmas Chronicles: Part 2 (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
It’s been two years since siblings Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce
(Judah Lewis) saved Christmas, and a lot has changed. Kate, now a
cynical teenager, is reluctantly spending Christmas in Cancun with her
mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack (Jahzir Bruno). Unwilling to accept
this new version of her family, Kate decides to run away. But when a
mysterious, magical troublemaker named Belsnickel threatens to destroy
the North Pole and end Christmas for good, Kate and Jack are
unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus (Kurt
Russell). Written and directed by Chris Columbus (Home Alone, Harry
Potter) and co-starring Goldie Hawn, THE CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES 2 is an
action-packed adventure for the whole family that’s full of heart,
humor, and holiday spirit.
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/the-christmas-chronicles- [score 54]
Great Pretender (complete season 2) (3:01 am, Netflix)
Uncle Frank (movie) (midnight, Amazon Prime Video)
The second film directed by Six Feet Under/True Blood creator Alan Ball
is set in 1973 and centers on a gay NYU professor (Paul Bettany) who has
not yet come out to his family—until the arrival on campus of his niece
(Sophia Lillis) and the death of his father. Critics found faults in the
film when it debuted at Sundance early this year.
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/uncle-frank [score 52]
Happiest Season (movie) (midnight, Hulu)
Originally intended to reach theaters today, actress-turned-director
Clea DuVall's rom-com about a same-sex couple (Kristen Stewart and
Mackenzie Davis) announcing their engagement at a family holiday party
also stars Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Dan Levy, Mary Steenburgen, and
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/happiest-season [score 70]
folklore: the long pond studio sessions (documentary) (Disney+)
Featuring a performance of her newest album in its entirety as well as a
discussion about the songs, this Taylor Swift concert film (directed by
the artist herself) was recorded in an upstate New York studio a few
months ago with collaborators Aaron Dessner, Jack Antonoff, and Justin
Saved by the Bell [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Peacock)
Original stars Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez return for a revival of
the 1990s teen sitcom that is again set at Bayside High School but in
the present day (albeit a fictitious version of the present day in which
Mark-Paul Gosselaar's Zack Morris is now the governor of California).
New cast members include John Michael Higgins. The reboot comes from 30
Rock writer (and Great News creator) Tracey Wigfield.
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/saved-by-the-bell-2020 [score 66]
Broadcast and cable:
Good Morning Christmas! (movie) (8 pm, Hallmark Channel)
Two squabbling TV hosts are sent to a festive small town over Christmas.
While pretending to get along for the sake of appearance, they discover
that there’s more to each other than they thought. Starring Alison
Sweeney and Marc Blucas.
The Amazing Race (special time) (8 and 9 pm, two episodes, CBS)
Women of Worth (special) (8-9 pm, NBC)
The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (documentary) (9 to 10:30 pm, HBO)
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/the-mystery-of-db-cooper [score 67]