December TV Calendar: Series Return and Premiere Dates

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1. Battle (2018)

95 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Amalie works hard to fit in to a world where having it all is what matters - looks, money and dancing skills. Then she meets Michael, the street-dancer, who is different from any other person she has met.

Director: Katarina Launing | Stars: Achmed Akkabi, Lisa Teige, Vebjørn Enger, Fabian Svegaard Tapia

Votes: 1,841

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Netflix

2. Christmas Wonderland (2018 TV Movie)

120 min | Romance

"Heidi (Osment), who initially left her small town of Pleasant Valley with the dream of one day becoming a successful painter, has put her own art on hold to excel as an art gallery curator... See full summary »

Director: Sean Olson | Stars: Emily Osment, Ryan Rottman, Kelly Hu, Jacob Buster

Votes: 389

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

3. One Two Jaga (2018)

85 min | Crime, Drama

In the outskirts and back-alleys of Kuala Lumpur, several individuals with money problems struggle to get their lives straight, finding their paths unexpectedly intersecting - with fatal results.

Director: Namron | Stars: Zahiril Adzim, Ario Bayu, Rosdeen Suboh, Asmara Abigail

Votes: 336

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Netflix

4. Alhambeura Goongjeonui Chooeok (2018– )

60 min | Drama

The series is about alternate realities and centers around an augmented reality game that distorts your perception of the world around you. The story begins at the Alhambra Palace in ... See full summary »

Stars: Shin-Hye Park, Hyun Bin, Chan-Yeol Park, Mar Alsius

Votes: 452

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Netflix

5. Mingle All the Way (2018 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Romance

"Mingle All the Way" is a new networking app designed to pair busy professionals together for upcoming events, without long-term romance. Molly (Jen Lilley), founder of the app, is ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Harmon | Stars: Jen Lilley, Brant Daugherty, Lindsay Wagner, Casey Manderson

Votes: 881

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Hallmark

6. A Twist of Christmas (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Romance

In the frenzy before Christmas, two single parents - busy working mom Abby (Lachey) and her son, and overwhelmed lawyer Ryan (Zub) and his daughter - accidentally mix up their toys at a ... See full summary »

Director: David Winning | Stars: Vanessa Lachey, Brendon Zub, Corina Akeson, April Cameron

Votes: 279

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Lifetime

7. Berlin Station (2016– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

Follows Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage), who has just arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany. Miller has a clandestine mission: to uncover the source of a leak who has ... See full summary »

Stars: Leland Orser, Michelle Forbes, Mina Tander, Rhys Ifans

Votes: 5,141

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Epix

8. Christmas Catch (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

Detective Mackenzie Bennett is hot on the trail of Carson, a suspected diamond thief, and goes undercover to catch him in the act. While undercover, Mack not only falls for Carson, but ... See full summary »

Director: Justin G. Dyck | Stars: Emily Alatalo, Franco Lo Presti, Andrew Bushell, Lauren Holly

Votes: 191

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on UPtv

9. The Christmas Pact (2018 TV Movie)

84 min | Romance

Can best friends fall in love? That's the question next door neighbors Sadie (Pratt) and Ben (Joseph) will answer as they keep the spirit of Christmas and the magic of their childhood pact ... See full summary »

Director: Marita Grabiak | Stars: Kyla Pratt, Jarod Joseph, Nicole Anthony, Stephanie Bennett

Votes: 177

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Lifetime

10. Garth: Live at Notre Dame (2018 TV Movie)

83 min | Music

Garth Brooks plays the first concert in the history of Notre Dame Stadium.

Director: Jon Small | Stars: Bruce Bouton, Garth Brooks, Dave Gant, Mark Greenwood

Votes: 18

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on CBS

11. Life-Size 2 (2018 TV Movie)

81 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Grace is a hot mess in the middle of a quarter-life crisis, realizing that she is in over her head as a toy company's CEO. To make it worse, her wild-child ways are causing the company's stock to plummet.

Director: Steven K. Tsuchida | Stars: Tyra Banks, Francia Raisa, Gavin Stenhouse, Hank Chen

Votes: 549

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Freeform

12. A Majestic Christmas (2018 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama, Romance

Christmas in the charming town of Briar Falls will be bittersweet this year when architect Nell (Hinton) goes back to her hometown having been given the job of turning the historic Majestic... See full summary »

Director: Pat Kiely | Stars: Jerrika Hinton, Christian Vincent, Adaya Ariana, Stephanie Breton

Votes: 315

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Hallmark

13. Merry Wish-Mas (2018)

Romance

Kenni, who has avoided the annual holiday trip to her hometown of Columbia, South Carolina for years. While she is hoping for the best, as with any family, there are unresolved issues lingering that could make the holiday not so bright.

Director: Terri J. Vaughn | Stars: Julian Alexander, Towanda Braxton, Kim Fields, Renell Gibbs

Votes: 23

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on TV One

14. Nightflyers (2018– )

60 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A crew of space explorers embark on a mission to find a mysterious alien ship.

Stars: Eoin Macken, David Ajala, Jodie Turner-Smith, Angus Sampson

Votes: 2,903

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on SYFY

15. Once Upon a Christmas Miracle (2018 TV Movie)

83 min | Drama

This holiday romance is based on the incredible story about organ donor Chris Dempsey and recipient Heather Krueger, who were brought into one another's lives by a transplant surgery that led to a miraculous romance.

Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Steve Bacic, Brett Dalton, Lolita Davidovich, Melissa Marie Elias

Votes: 587

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

16. A Wedding for Christmas (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Romance

Haley escapes her small-town and builds a life in Los Angeles as a wedding planner. When her sister asks her to plan her wedding, Haley returns to her childhood town and reunites with a childhood flame.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Cristine Prosperi, Colton Little, Vivica A. Fox, Lesli Kay

Votes: 134

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on ION

17. The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd arrives on assignment in Brokenwood, a small town where memories - and animosities - run deep.

Stars: Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland, Nic Sampson, Cristina Serban Ionda

Votes: 1,312

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Acorn TV

18. Finding Joy (2018– )

Comedy

Joy is perfectly happy with her life. It's neat and tidy and just how she likes it. Sure, her long-term boyfriend, Aidan, has left her, but Joy is fine with it. She's certainly not ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Huberman, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Paul Reid, Hannah James-Scott

Votes: 132

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Acorn TV

19. Hero Mask (2018– )

25 min | Animation, Action

Detective James Blood investigates a string of grisly crimes all involving a mysterious mask.

Stars: Landon McDonald, Armen Taylor, Frank Todaro, James Blood

Votes: 202

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Netflix

20. Maine Cabin Masters (2016– )

Reality-TV

Maine contractor takes rotten cabins and gives them new life.

Votes: 45

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on DIY

21. Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland (2018)

105 min | Documentary

76 Metascore

An investigation into what happened to activist Sandra Bland, who died in police custody after a routine traffic stop.

Directors: Kate Davis, David Heilbroner | Stars: Sandra Bland, Robert E. Brzezinski, Brian Encinia, Cannon Lambert

Votes: 207

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on HBO

23. Unanchored (2018– )

Reality-TV

Catch a rare glimpse into the secret second life of young, elite professionals in Unanchored, a brand-new docuseries that follows a group of best friends as they embark on their next travel... See full summary »

Votes: 57

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Bravo

24. Vanderpump Rules (2013– )

30 min | Reality-TV

Best known as one of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Lisa Vanderpump opens the salacious kitchen doors of her exclusive Hollywood restaurant and lounge, SUR. Declaring it the sexiest ... See full summary »

Stars: Kristen Doute, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Marie, Lala Kent

Votes: 1,729

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Bravo

25. Vidago Palace (2017– )

Drama, History

Vidago Palace is set on 1936 and tells us a love story between two young people from different classes, ready to face all obstacles.

Stars: Mikaela Lupu, David Seijo, Pedro Barroso, Anabela Teixeira

Votes: 110

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Acorn TV

26. Legends of the Lost with Megan Fox (2018)

43 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

Actress Megan Fox has peeked behind the curtain of some of these ancient sites, igniting an insatiable curiosity to learn more about these lost worlds. She embarks on an epic international journey to investigate and find answers to these enduring mysteries.

Stars: Megan Fox, Dan Carlsson, Leszek Gardela, Luis Richard Gomez

Votes: 143

Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 4 on Travel

27. Paranormal Lockdown (2016– )

42 min | Reality-TV

Renowned Paranormal Investigators spend 72 hours locked down in haunted locations to try to capture groundbreaking evidence.

Stars: Nick Groff, Katrina Weidman, Daniel Klaes, Amy Bruni

Votes: 1,118

Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 4 on Destination America

28. The Profit (2013– )

43 min | Reality-TV

Marcus Lemonis is a successful businessman who saves failing businesses with his knowledge and his own $2 million dollar fund.

Stars: Marcus Lemonis, Jeffrey Crisp, Chris Currier, Lisa Howard

Votes: 1,148

Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 4 on CNBC

29. Deal or No Deal (2005–2019)

120 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

26 sums of money, 26 suitcases and one question: Deal or no deal

Stars: Howie Mandel, Patricia Kara, Megan Abrigo, Sara Bronson

Votes: 3,385

Premieres Wednesday, Dec. 5 on CNBC

30. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017– )

57 min | Comedy, Drama

A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic.

Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Marin Hinkle, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 35,884

Season 2 premieres Wednesday, Dec. 5 on Prime Video

31. Botched (2014– )

42 min | Reality-TV

Horrible plastic surgeries gone wrong are looked at by two of California's best plastic surgeons.

Stars: Paul Nassif, Terry J. Dubrow, Rajee Narinesingh, Janice Dickinson

Votes: 762

Premieres Thursday, Dec. 6 on E!

32. Top Chef (2006– )

60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode.

Stars: Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Gail Simmons, Richard Blais

Votes: 4,955

Premieres Thursday, Dec. 6 on Bravo

33. The American Meme (2018)

98 min | Documentary

60 Metascore

THE AMERICAN MEME follows the journeys of four shocking social media disruptors, Paris Hilton (@parishilton), Josh Ostrovsky (@thefatjewish), Brittany Furlan (@brittanyfurlan) and Kirill ... See full summary »

Director: Bert Marcus | Stars: Kirill Bichutsky, Hailey Bieber, Amanda Cerny, Dane Cook

Votes: 1,918

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

34. Bad Blood (2017– )

45 min | Crime, Drama

A dramatization of the life and death of Montreal mob boss Vito Rizzuto.

Stars: Kim Coates, Lisa Berry, Eric Hicks, Anna Hopkins

Votes: 2,374

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

35. Dogs of Berlin (2018– )

45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption.

Stars: Felix Kramer, Fahri Yardim, Samy Abdel Fattah, Mohamed Issa

Votes: 4,046

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

36. Dumplin' (2018)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

53 Metascore

Willowdean ('Dumplin'), the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom's Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.

Director: Anne Fletcher | Stars: Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston, Odeya Rush, Maddie Baillio

Votes: 12,765

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

37. Mowgli (2018)

12 | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A human child raised by wolves must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.

Director: Andy Serkis | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris

Votes: 36,406

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

38. Neo Yokio (2017– )
Episode: Pink Christmas (2018)

12 | Animation, Action, Adventure

The holidays take a hit as Kaz juggles the Secret Santa competition, his Aunt Angelique's visit and his nemesis Arcangelo's Christmas plotting.

Director: Anthony Chun | Stars: Richard Ayoade, Julian Barratt, Rowan Blanchard, Alexa Chung

Votes: 111

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

39. Christmas Lost and Found (2018 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

An event planner mistakenly throws out her grandmother's Christmas ornaments, and the person who finds the ornaments leads her on a scavenger hunt to retrieve them, helping her to find the magic of Christmas again along the way.

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Tiya Sircar, Edward Ruttle, Diane Ladd, Lisa Durupt

Votes: 156

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Lifetime

40. FantomWorks (2013– )

60 min | Reality-TV

As a former test pilot, Dan Short hopes that FantomWorks will become a classic car restoration shop that runs with military precision. Instead, he is finding out that when making old cars 'better than new' - nothing goes according to plan.

Stars: Dan Short, Audrey Sickles, Allan Alvarez, Rob Dietzel

Votes: 245

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on MotorTrend

41. The Ranch (2016– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

The son of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football career to run the family business.

Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Debra Winger, Sam Elliott, Grady Lee Richmond

Votes: 25,585

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

42. Icebox (2018)

88 min | Drama

A young boy becomes trapped inside America's rigid immigration process. (Feature adaptation of the 2016 short film, "Icebox.")

Director: Daniel Sawka | Stars: Genesis Rodriguez, Anthony Gonzalez, Sarah Minnich, Dylan Kenin

Votes: 325

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on HBO

43. Love After Lockup (2018– )

43 min | Reality-TV, Romance

Couples finally meet their fiancé upon prison release. Once the bars are gone, will their love survive after lockup on the rocky road to the altar? Will the inmates ditch their mate as they... See full summary »

Stars: Andrea, Garrett, Johnna

Votes: 81

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on WE

44. Nailed It! Holiday! (2018– )

Reality-TV

Novice chefs compete in a holiday-themed cooking challenges to earn a $10,000 prize.

Stars: Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres, Charity George, Lauren Lapkus

Votes: 302

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

45. Pine Gap (2018)

360 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Set in the intensely secretive world of intelligence and the enigmatic US/Australia joint defence facility in central Australia, the spy-thriller Pine Gap delves into the famously strong alliance between the two countries.

Stars: Parker Sawyers, Jacqueline McKenzie, Steve Toussaint, Tess Haubrich

Votes: 1,762

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

46. RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular (2018 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

'RuPaul's Drag Race' brings back eight fan favorites to compete for the title of America's first "Drag Race Xmas Queen."

Director: Nick Murray | Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Ross Mathews, Todrick Hall

Votes: 277

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on VH1

47. Super Monsters (2017– )

23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Preschool kids whose parents are the world's most famous monsters try to master their special powers while preparing for kindergarten.

Stars: Erin Mathews, Alessandro Juliani, Vincent Tong, Andrea Libman

Votes: 229

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

48. Memories of Christmas (2018 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

Noelle (Milian) was raised by the queen of Christmas. When she inherits her late mother's house, she finds out that her mother had been hiring someone to decorate it - Dave (Taylor). The ... See full summary »

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Christina Milian, Mark Taylor, Jaime M. Callica, Garry Chalk

Votes: 216

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 8 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

49. Rent-an-Elf (2018 TV Movie)

80 min | Family

Ava, an entrepreneur, and single dad, Liam meet when he hires her holiday event planning business. She thinks there may be a future for the two of them and his young son, Nathan. That is, ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Lyon | Stars: Kim Shaw, Yohance Biagas Bey, Zakai Biagas Bey, Christopher Filanc

Votes: 104

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 8 on ION