What To Watch W/C Monday 19th December

Christmas is finally here and there is so much festive television to watch for all ages …

So enjoy, have fun and keep warm. Merry Christmas!

Emily In Paris: S3 – Wednesday 21st December | Netflix

A year after moving to Paris for her dream job, Emily arrives at a career and romantic crossroads that will force her to decide where her future lies. With Lucien Laviscount.

Riches – Thursday 22nd December | ITVX

Follows the exploits of the stylish, privileged and super-successful Richards family led by London-based business mogul Stephen Richards, whose sudden death leaves his family in disarray as his estranged American daughter and son, Nina and Simon return. Starring Deborah Ayorinde, Hugh Quarshie, Sarah Niles, Emmanuel Imani & more.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Friday 23rd December | Netflix

World-famous detective Benoit Blanc heads to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery surrounding a tech billionaire and his eclectic crew of friends. Starring Janelle Monet.

Motherland – Friday 23rd December @9:30pm | BBC One

In this Christmas special school’s out for the festive season and the mums and Kevin are busy prepping for the ultimate blended Christmas celebration. Starring Tanya Moodie.

The Witcher: Blood Origin – Christmas Day 25th December | Netflix

More than a thousand years before the events of The Witcher, seven outcasts in an Elven World join forces in a quest against an all-powerful empire. Starring Sophia Brown and Lenny Henry.

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse – Christmas Eve @4:55pm | BBC One

It follows the developing friendship between the four protagonists of the title. With Idris Elba voicing the Fox.

The Smeds and The Smoos – Christmas Day @2:30pm | BBC One

On a far-off planet, two families always avoid each other. The red Smeds never mix with the Smoos, who are blue, so when a chance encounter allows young Smed Janet to become friends with Bill, a young Smoo, their families immediately try to stop it. Starring Bridgerton’s Adjoa Andoh as Grandmother Smoo and Daniel Ezra as Bill.

Call the Midwife Christmas Special – Christmas Day @7:55pm | BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

It’s December 1967 and with Christmas fast approaching, life in Poplar is returning to normal after the terrible train crash. The midwives move the maternity clinic into new premises and are delighted when one of their first patients through the door is Rhoda Mullucks who the team know well. Rhoda is heavily pregnant, and understandably nervous after her last baby was born with limbs that have been affected by thalidomide. Starring Leonie Elliott and Zephryn Taitte.

Death in Paradise Christmas Special – Boxing Day @8pm | BBC One and BBC iPlayer,

The episode will follow the detectives as they deal with the season 11 cliffhanger, which saw Commissioner Patterson (Don Warrington) discover that he had fathered a daughter with his former lover Maggie. With Tahj Miles, Shantol Jackson and a whole host of special guest cast.

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La Brea: Season 2 – Boxing Day | Paramount+

A reunited Harris family leads the effort to rescue Caroline and stop the sinkholes from happening, only to face forces that threaten to tear their family apart; with Lucas’ life on the line, Ty accepts a challenge to win his friend a cure. Starring Chiké Okonkwo.


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