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2018 Holiday TV Calendar: A Guide to Every Special, Episode, Marathon and Movie of the Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Time for you to utterly destroy any free space remaining on your DVR with holiday cheer of all sorts.

This year there are more than 65 original Christmas movies headed to Freeform, Lifetime, Hallmark, and Netflix — along with a cornucopia of other broadcast and cable holiday-themed fare. From one-off specials of your favorite reality competitions (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Nailed It!), comedies (Schitt’s Creek), and dramas (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), to cooking series of all types, there’s something on this list to please even the crankiest members of your family.

So pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa and peruse 2018’s holiday marathons, specials, series, and movies — then crank up the TV and kill that awkward small talk with your Great Uncle Marty. Check back periodically throughout the season as we add more listings.


November


Thursday, Nov. 1
Christmas Cookie Challenge, Food Network —

Read more at: https://editorial.rottentomatoes.com/article/2018-holiday-tv-calendar/

Oxygen Media Debuts Real-Time Investigative Special UP AND VANISHED

Oxygen Media Debuts Real-Time Investigative Special UP AND VANISHED

Oxygen Media, the network for high-quality crime programming, premieres “Up and Vanished,” based on the hit investigative podcast of the same name with over 240 million downloads that put a national spotlight on the small town mystery of Tara Grinstead. The special, premiering Sunday, November 18 at 7PM ET/PT, will focus on the mysterious disappearance of Tara, a Georgia beauty queen and school teacher who went missing in 2005, and where the police investigation is today in the aftermath of Payne’s groundbreaking podcast. For a sneak peek visit: https://www.oxygen.com/up-and-vanished/season-1/videos/up-and-vanished-airs-sunday-november-18th

In this special, Payne Lindsey and his team will pick up where the podcast left off, which was with an investigation that lead to the arrest of two men who plead not guilty and are still awaiting trial.

Read more at: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Oxygen-Media-Debuts-Real-Time-Investigative-Special-UP-AND-VANISHED-20181030

OXYGEN MEDIA DEBUTS REAL-TIME INVESTIGATIVE SPECIAL "UP AND VANISHED" BASED ON THE POPULAR …

OXYGEN MEDIA DEBUTS REAL-TIME INVESTIGATIVE SPECIAL “UP AND VANISHED” BASED ON THE POPULAR PAYNE LINDSEY PODCAST

PREMIERING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH AT 7PM ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY – October 30, 2018 – Oxygen Media, the network for high-quality crime programming, premieres “Up and Vanished,” based on the hit investigative podcast of the same name with over 240 million downloads that put a national spotlight on the small town mystery of Tara Grinstead. The special, premiering Sunday, November 18 at 7PM ET/PT, will focus on the mysterious disappearance of Tara, a Georgia beauty queen and school teacher who went missing in 2005, and where the police investigation is today in the aftermath of Payne’s groundbreaking podcast. For a sneak peek visit: https://www.oxygen.com/up-and-vanished/season-1/videos/up-and-vanished-airs-sunday-november-18th

In this special, Payne Lindsey and his team will pick up

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2018/10/30/oxygen-media-debuts-real-time-investigative-special-up-and-vanished-based-on-the-popular-payne-lindsey-podcast-983512/20181030oxygen01/

Breaking News – Oxygen Media Presents Two-Night Special Event …

OXYGEN MEDIA PRESENTS TWO-NIGHT SPECIAL EVENT “THE DISAPPEARANCE OF PHOENIX COLDON” BEGINNING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 7PM ET/PT

New York, NY – October 9, 2018 – Oxygen Media, the destination for high-quality crime programming, searches for answers in a two-night special event “The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon” airing Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 at 7:00pm ET/PT. Phoenix Coldon, a young African American woman vanished on December 18, 2011, her SUV was found abandoned in the middle of the road in a crime ridden and depressed part of East St. Louis. Reportedly, her car was still running with the key in the ignition; her glasses, purse, shoes and ID were all inside – but there was no sign of Phoenix. In the days and weeks that followed, Phoenix’s parents

Read more at: http://thefutoncritic.com/news/2018/10/09/oxygen-media-presents-two-night-special-event-the-disappearance-of-phoenix-coldon-beginning-saturday-november-3-at-7pm-et-pt-345414/20181009oxygen01/

OXYGEN MEDIA PRESENTS TWO-NIGHT SPECIAL EVENT "THE DISAPPEARANCE OF PHOENIX COLDON …

OXYGEN MEDIA PRESENTS TWO-NIGHT SPECIAL EVENT “THE DISAPPEARANCE OF PHOENIX COLDON” BEGINNING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT 7PM ET/PT

New York, NY – October 9, 2018 – Oxygen Media, the destination for high-quality crime programming, searches for answers in a two-night special event “The Disappearance of Phoenix Coldon” airing Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4 at 7:00pm ET/PT. Phoenix Coldon, a young African American woman vanished on December 18, 2011, her SUV was found abandoned in the middle of the road in a crime ridden and depressed part of East St. Louis. Reportedly, her car was still running with the key in the ignition; her glasses, purse, shoes and ID were all inside – but there was no sign of Phoenix. In the days and weeks that followed, Phoenix’s parents

Read more at: http://thefutoncritic.com/news/2018/10/09/oxygen-media-presents-two-night-special-event-the-disappearance-of-phoenix-coldon-beginning-saturday-november-3-at-7pm-et-pt-345414/20181009oxygen01/

What to Watch on Sunday: Oxygen’s ‘Snapped’ special on the BTK serial killer

Snapped: Notorious BTK Serial Killer (6 p.m., Oxygen) – This two-hour documentary looks at the Witchita, Kanas’ BTK killer Dennis Rader, a family man who tortured and killed 10 people over the course of 17 years. The special includes a never-before-heard interview with Rader recounting his crimes and his childhood.

Worst Cooks in America (9 p.m., Food) – Last Sunday was a close call for NC’s Janese Henry — fried chicken is not easy — but she made it through and in Episode 4 she’ll have to face her culinary fear and expand her palate with some unusual ingredients.

America To Me (10 p.m., Starz) – In the second part of Steve James’ 10-part documentary about students and teachers in suburban Chicago area schools, teacher Jess Stovall intervenes in Ke’Shawn’s academic struggles while Kendale and Chanti grapple with identity.

Read more at: https://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/article217601000.html

TV tonight: ‘The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All’ special

TV picks for Monday, July 30

WATCH THIS:

“The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All” (8 p.m., ABC): But will they? Really? The most memorable bachelors from this season – including Chris R., Christon, Colton, Connor, David, Jason, Jean Blanc, John, Jordan, Leo, Nick and Wills, as well as Christian, Jake, Joe and Kamil – return to confront each other and Becca one last time to dish the dirt, tell their side of the story and share their emotional departures. Finally, as the clock ticks down on Becca’s journey to find love, a special sneak peek of her dramatic final week with Blake and Garrett is highlighted.

“Salvation” (9 p.m., CBS): Darius and Grace’s relationship is tested, and President Mackenzie attempts to bring the fractured country together while the hacktivist group ReSyst issues a deadly edict.

“Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” (10 p.m., Paramount Network): This compelling documentary series from Jay-Z examines

Read more at: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/07/30/tv-tonight-the-bachelorette-the-men-tell-all-special/

TV higlights: ‘David Cassidy: The Last Session’ special on A&E

(All times Eastern.)

The Bachelorette (ABC at 8) Becca takes six of the men on a spa date.

So You Think You Can Dance (Fox at 8) Auditions continue in Los Angeles.

Supergirl (CW at 8) Supergirl, Mon-El and Alura devise a plan to stop Serena.

Dietland (AMC at 9) Plum goes through withdrawal while tackling a new assignment.

Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC at 10) Molly Shannon, of SNL fame, examines her family history.

The Price of Duty (Oxygen at 8) Homicide detectives share stories from the cases that haunted them the most throughout their careers.

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings (Freeform at 8) A look at magical weddings that occur at Disney destinations.

Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian at 8) The history of how the Prohibition era unfolded.

Conan (TBS at 11) Amanda Peet, Daniel Cormier, Steve Cropper Benjamin Booker.

Daily Show (Comedy Central at 11) Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Col. Don Christensen, BriGette McCoy.

Fallon (NBC at 11:34) Jim Parsons, Marlon Wayans, Smashing Pumpkins.

Colbert (CBS at 11:35) Chris Matthews,

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/tv/tv-higlights-david-cassidy-the-last-session-special-on-aande/2018/06/10/4f7d33b6-6ccf-11e8-bd50-b80389a4e569_story.html

TV higlights: ‘David Cassidy: The Last Session’ special on A&E

Sarah Polus June 10

(All times Eastern.)

The Bachelorette (ABC at 8) Becca takes six of the men on a spa date.

So You Think You Can Dance (Fox at 8) Auditions continue in Los Angeles.

Supergirl (CW at 8) Supergirl, Mon-El and Alura devise a plan to stop Serena.

Dietland (AMC at 9) Plum goes through withdrawal while tackling a new assignment.

Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC at 10) Molly Shannon, of SNL fame, examines her family history.

The Price of Duty (Oxygen at 8) Homicide detectives share stories from the cases that haunted them the most throughout their careers.

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings (Freeform at 8) A look at magical weddings that occur at Disney destinations.

Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian at 8) The history of how the Prohibition era unfolded.

Conan (TBS at 11) Amanda Peet, Daniel

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/tv/tv-higlights-david-cassidy-the-last-session-special-on-aande/2018/06/10/4f7d33b6-6ccf-11e8-bd50-b80389a4e569_story.html

TV News Roundup: ‘Sense8’ Series Finale Special Trailer Debuts (Watch)

In today’s roundup, Netflix releases the series finale trailer of “Sense8”  and HBO teases upcoming dates for hit comedies “Insecure” and “Ballers.”

FIRST LOOKS

The Sensates are gearing up for one last mission in hopes that love conquers all in the trailer for the series finale of the Netflix series “Sense8.” In the finale special, the cluster bands together to take BPO down in order to protect the future of all Sensates. Netflix will premiere the finale globally on June 8. Watch the trailer below.

Netflix debuted the official trailer for the fourth season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” starring Ellie Kemper. In Season 4, Kimmy brings her relentless optimism to the business world as the new HR manager of the startup Gitzoob, where she accidentally gets caught up in a sexual harassment report in the #MeToo era. Tituss Burgess also

Read more at: http://variety.com/2018/tv/news/sense8-netflix-dwayne-johnson-1202812632/