Philo is Rounding Out the Month with Holiday Movies, Reality TV, and Some Apocalyptic Drama




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Looking for something to watch? Tune into Philo for family friendly series, holiday movies, reality show reunions, true crime, and more. Here’s what’s coming up for the end of the month.

Friday, November 20

They found love after lockup, but will they stay committed for life? Don’t miss a minute of the drama, watch these couples navigate life’s ups and downs in the midseason premiere of Life After Lockup, Friday at 9/8c on WE tv.

Opposites attract in Lifetime’s heartwarming movie, A Taste of Christmas. Natalie teams up with the attractive yet pessimistic Chef Stefano to save her cousin’s Christmas Eve restaurant opening. Along the way, Natalie learns that Christmas isn’t about perfection, it’s about sharing it with the ones you love! Watch this holiday love story unfold Friday at 8/7c.

Craft aficionados gather ‘round because HGTV is sleighing it with their new, whimsical competition show, Holiday Crafters Gone Wild. A group of dazzling crafters battle it out for a $10,000 cash prize—creating over-the-top tablescapes, unique tree toppers, and more. Join host Jay Manuel for this one of a kind holiday special, premiering Friday at 9/8c on HGTV.

The world needed a hero—it got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic embarks in an all-out race around the globe to defeat the uncool, evil genius, Dr. Robotnik. Don’t miss the high-energy, action-adventure comedy, Sonic the Hedgehog, premiering at 9pm with an add-on subscription to EPIX.

Saturday, November 21st

Mario Lopez and his dreamy dimples are blessing our tv screens this holiday season in Lifetime’s newest movie Feliz NaviDAD. Lopez stars as David Morales, an Arizona high school principal and single dad, who has lost his holiday spirit. David’s daughter and sister team up to help him rediscover some yuletide joy and maybe find a little love along the way. Catch the premiere this Saturday at 8/7c.

Looking for a Christmas mystery? Check out The Angel Tree! A writer seeks to identify a generous benefactor who helps grant wishes that are placed upon the community angel tree, and in the process, reconnects with her childhood friend. Jill Wagner and Lucas Bryant star in this feel-good holiday movie, airing at 10/9c on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

Sunday, November 22nd

A giant gingerbread person? A life size snow globe? We hope you brought your appetites because Buddy Valastro is facing off with novice bakers to create epic holiday desserts. Watch the series premiere of Buddy vs. Christmas this Sunday at 10/9c on Food Network.

UPtv is bringing you a megadose of romance and Christmas cheer in their new movie, Dashing Home for Christmas, airing at 7pm. A young woman runs into a series of mishaps while traveling home for the holidays and is forced to find a way home with a fellow road warrior. Will her type A personality clash with his go-with-the-flow vibe or will they fall in love?

The battle lines have been draw—whose side are you on? Things have reached a boiling point on Fear The Walking Dead and you won’t want to miss a minute of the drama. Watch the midseason finale at 9/8c on AMC, then stay tuned for the Talking Dead to unpack everything!

All you need for Christmas is a Gilmore Girls binge-a-thon! UPtv will be airing every episode of the series along with behind the scene exclusives and trivia. Check out Gilmore the Merrier this Sunday at 11pm on UPtv with Philo.

Monday, November 23rd

The queen of reality TV is back! Tiffany “New York” Pollard joins host Vivica A. Fox for a one-hour special event, revisiting iconic moments from her hit dating show and reconnecting with former flings. Watch the premiere of I Love New York: Reunited, Monday, November 23rd at 8pm on VH1.

Speaking of rekindling old flames…career-driven Sam, played by Vanessa Lengies, comes face-to-face with her high school sweetheart after returning home for the holidays. Tune in as these young lovers rediscover what matters most in Heart of the Holidays, premiering Monday, November 23rd at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel.

Tuesday, November 24th

The Dallas Cowboys’ cheerleading squad is one of the most cutthroat and popular in sports, with women from all over the world competing to make it onto the famous team. The series follows starry-eyed rookies through grueling auditions, catfights, and so much more. Watch the season premiere of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team, Tuesday November 24th at 10pm on CMT.

The independent ladies of the series that chronicled the lives of ex-wives of famous men will gather again for a look back at the show that brought them all together. Tune in as they fill fans in on what has happened since the cameras stopped rolling and what’s happening next. Hollywood Exes: Reunited premieres Nov. 24th at 8pm on VH1.

Wednesday, November 25th

Do you hear the bells? Believe in the magic of this holiday season by watching the classic Christmas movie, The Polar Express, Wednesday, November 25th on AMC! Watch with Philo at 8/7c.

Tune in to the Hallmark Channel for the heartwarming movie premiere of Good Morning Christmas!, airing November 25th at 8/7c. Alison Sweeney and Marc Blucas star as two squabbling TV hosts sent to a festive small town over Christmas. While pretending to get along, they discover that there’s more to each other than they thought.

Thursday, November 26th

Happy Thanksgiving! There’s nothing like a holiday with loved ones, and when you’re on Walton’s Mountain the event is always filled with love, humor and life lessons. Gather the family to watch the classic holiday special, The Waltons “The Thanksgiving Story” on INSP at 3pm.

Looking for even more Christmas movies to binge? The Hallmark Channel comes bearing gifts with their Countdown to Christmas event. Stream the holiday premiere of Christmas by Starlight airing Thursday, November 26th at 8/7c. When her family’s beloved eatery, The Starlight Café, is slated for demolition, Annie vows to put a stop to it before Christmas.

Friday, November 27th

We’re in for a real good treat! America’s top miniaturists compete to have their merry mini-holiday homes replicated into a full-size vacation retreat! Actor James Monroe hosts HGTV’s newest quirky competition series, Biggest Little Christmas Showdown, premiering Friday, November 27th at 9/8c!

It’s A Wonderful Lifetime is bringing you new holiday movies from now until Christmas! Tune into the movie premiere of Dear Christmas on November 27th at 8/7c. TV’s Sweetheart, Melissa Joan Hart, stars as the host of a popular podcast, Holiday Love. From the outside looking in Natalie is an expert on romance, though in reality she’s never experienced a romance of her own… until a local firefighter unexpectedly ignites her world.

On Friday, November 27th, catch the premiere of Five Star Christmas starring Bethany Joy Lenz and Victor Webster at 8/7c. What would you do for the perfect review? When a travel writer shows up unexpectedly at their dad’s B&B, the Ralston family all pretend to be guests in hopes of a good review. In the process, Lucy, the daughter of the B&B owner, ends up falling for the critic but can’t share her secret with him.

Who killed Jessica Chambers? When firefighters are called to the scene of a vehicle blazing, they discover severely burned 19-year-old Jessica Chambers. Despite being so injured she can barely speak, she manages to whisper a potential suspect’s name. After Jessica’s gruesome death, the investigation begins to tear at the seams of the small town when a clear racial divide appears in and out of the courtroom. Watch the premiere of Investigation Discovery’s Jessica Chambers: An ID Murder Mystery special on Nov. 27th at 9/8c.

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