‘YOU,’ a Patrick Swayze marathon, just a ton of Christmas movies and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


His Dark Materials: Lyra aids Asriel at a great personal loss in the season finale.  8 p.m., HBO

The Price is Right: Seth Rogen stops by for the primetime special. 7 p.m., CBS

The Neverending Story: If your kids didn’t understand the reference in Stranger Things, now’s a chance to educate them. 10 p.m., ABC Spark


It’s a Wonderful Life Required. 7 p.m., NBC

A Christmas Story marathon: It’s that time again. 7 p.m., TBS

Bad Santa movies: … And a less kid-friendly marathon. 12 p.m., MTV

Doctor Who marathon: Timey-wimey marathon. 5 p.m.., BBC America

Supernatural: In the event you are sick of Christmas stuff, enjoy a Winchester brothers marathon. 9 a.m., TNT

John Mulaney: & The Sack Lunch Bunch: John Mulaney has made a musical variety special with children for some reason. Netflix

Lost in Space: Second season. Netflix


It’s a Wonderful Life marathon: In case you missed it last night, you can binge on it all day while you open presents. 5 a.m., E!

Call the Midwife: It’s the Christmas special. That’s all the information I have about it. 8 p.m., PBS

Elf: I’m going to be honest with you: this is my favorite Christmas movie. 7 p.m., AMC


You: For your post-Christmas binge, may I suggest this creep? Season premiere. Netflix

Grease: I just saw that some people have theorized that Sandy is actually dead the whole time, and my childhood was instantly ruined. 8:30 Discovery Family

Happy New Year, Charlie Brown: One of your lesser Charlie Brown specials, frankly. 7 p.m., ABC


New Order: Decades: A documentary following the band’s preparations for the Manchester International Festival 2017. 6:30 p.m., Showtime

Duran Duran: There’s Something You Should Know: The band opens up about their four-decade career. I’ve seen them live twice: once here in Houston at the Toyota Center and once in a dinky ballroom of a Mississippi Gulf Coast casino. The Houston show was much better.  8 p.m., Showtime

Raiders of the Lost Ark marathon: Who doesn’t love a little Indiana Jones, is the thing? 5:30 p.m., Paramount Network


Austin City Limits: 6th Annual Hall of Fame Honors: Shawn Colvin, Buddy Guy and local hero Lyle Lovett are inducted into the Hall of Fame. 11 p.m., PBS

The Faces of Family Separation: CBS follows four migrant families who were torn apart by this nightmare administration’s immigration policies. 9 p.m., CBS

21 Jump Street: Far funnier than it has any right to be. 8 p.m.., Comedy Central


Flirty Dancing: In this new series, singles perform choreographed dances with potential romantic partners to determine if there is a connection there. OK. Series premiere. 7 p.m., Fox

Dare Me: A pair of cheerleaders’ friendship is tested when a new coach comes to town. Also, MURDER. Series premiere. 9 p.m., USA

A Patrick Swayze marathon: Roadhouse; Point Break; To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar; Red Dawn … what more do you need? 6 p.m., Ovation

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