‘The Book of Boba Fett,’ ‘Harry Potter: 20th Anniversary,’ New Year’s Eve and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week



Death to 2021: Hugh Grant, Lucy Liu, Tracey Ullman and others star in this look back at the shit year that somehow tried to out-shit 2020. Premiere. Netflix

The Year: 2021: I assume it’s just goign to be two hours of a burning dumpster fire. 8 p.m., ABC

The Goonies: If you’re still hanging out with your young nieces and nephews and are looking for a movie that everyone will enjoy: here ya go. Happy holidays. 7 p.m., Syfy


2021 And Done With Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart: Kevin Hart and Snoop host this retrospective of this shit year.  Peacock

The Super Bob Einstein Movie: A look at the life of comedic genius, Bob Einstein, best known as “Super Dave,” and for his roles on Arrested Development and Curb Your Enthusiasm. 8 p.m., HBO

black-ish marathon: Three hours of the best episodes of black-ish, ahead of the last season of the influential comedy. 7 p.m., ABC


The Book of Boba Fett: Boba Fett and Fennec Shand return to Tatooine in an attempt to reclaim Jabba the Hutt’s territory in this new series. Series premiere. Disney+

Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer: A look at the systemic problems that led to horrific crimes to go unnoticed in the 70s and 80s. Netflix

Boogie Nights: And here’s an example of a movie you should most definitely NOT watch with your young nieces and nephews. 9 p.m., Showtime


Bad Words: This is a little post-Arrested Development Jason Bateman gem if you haven’t seen it. He plays a 40-year-old man who enters a spelling bee out of spite, and it’s great. 7:35 p.m., OuterMax

Frozen: True fact: I have somehow never seen this. 7 p.m., ABC

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: HIDE THE MASHED POTATOES. 7:35 p.m., The Movie Channel West


Cobra Kai: SEASON FOUR IS HERE. Netflix

The Lost Daughter: Maggie Gyllenhaal directed this dark reflection on motherhood which is getting all the Oscar buzz. Netflix

Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest: As of a couple of days ago, this was going to be a big shindig. Thanks to Omicron, not so much. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10:30 p.m., ABC

New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash: But this is going on full-steam ahead. 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., CBS

2021: It’s Toast!: BYE BITCH. 7 p.m., NBC

Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party Hosted by Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson: I hope everyone is wrapped in plastic. 9:30 p.m., NBC


Harry Potter: 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts: The children from the Harry Potter movies who are full-on adults now reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first film. HOW ARE WE ALL SO OLD? HBO Max

Ghost Hunters: Spooooooky New Year’s! Season premiere. Discovery+

133 Rose Parade: I’m sorry, one hundred and thirty-three years? Has California even been around that long? 10:30 p.m., NBC

Doctor Who: “The Eve of the Daleks” is the first of a trilogy of specials marking the end of Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor. 7 p.m., BBCA


Next Level Chef: Gordon Ramsay has a new cooking competition because we just didn’t have enough Gordon Ramsay cooking competitions. 7 p.m., Fox

Around the World in 80 Days: David Tennant stars in this adaptation of the Jules Verne classic. Premiere. 7 p.m., PBS



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