What to Watch this Weekend: Return to 'Virgin River' for more romance and revelations on Netflix

What to Watch this Weekend: Return to 'Virgin River' for more romance and revelations on Netflix.

We know TV has a lot to offer, be it network, cable, premium channels, or streaming platforms including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Facebook Watch, and others. So EW is here to help, guiding you every single day to the things that should be on your radar. Check out our recommendations below, and click here to learn how you can stream our picks via your own voice-controlled smart-speaker (Alexa, Google Home) or podcast app (Spotify, iTunes, Google Play).


Virgin River

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: Streaming on Netflix

Season Premiere
Based on Robyn Carr’s bestselling series of romance novels, Virgin River is back for more with its second season and plenty of unanswered questions. Will Charmaine (Laura Hammersley) and Jack (Martin Henderson) get back together for the sake of the baby? And what does that mean for Mel (Alexandra Breckinridge) and her desire to live and love in this town? Now that Preacher (Colin Lawrence) knows Paige’s (Lexa Doig) true identity, what will happen to their blossoming romance? And can Doc (Tim Matheson) and Hope (Annette O’Toole) ever fully reconcile? For a small town, this place sure has a lot of (romantic) drama. —Maureen Lee Lenker


Sugar Rush Christmas

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: Streaming on Netflix

Season Premiere
Christmas is coming to the Netflix kitchens. To celebrate the holiday season, the streaming service is whipping up another Sugar Rush Christmas special and, you guessed it, it's the most stressful time of the year! Over six festive-themed episodes, guest judges — including Abigail Breslin, Chris Bosh, Valerie Gordon, Jordin Sparks, Adam Rippon, and Sasha Pieterse — will help decide which teams should walk away with a stocking crammed full of $10,000 worth of prize money. (We're pretty sure no stockings are actually involved.) As the bakers compete to concoct everything from edible ugly sweaters to Christmas-tree themed bakes, their holiday spirit will be pushed to the absolute limit. But hey, is it even the holidays without a kitchen meltdown or two, and cries of “Christmas is ruined!!”? —Ruth Kinane

What Else to Watch


Small Axe: Lovers RockAmazon Prime Video

Black Beauty (movie) — Disney+

The Mandalorian — Disney+

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Christmas (special) — Netflix

Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker (doc) — Netflix

Princess of the Row (movie) — Digital/VOD

Zappa (doc) — VOD

8 p.m.

Jeff Dunham's Completely Unrehearsed Last-Minute Pandemic Holiday SpecialComedy Central

8:30 p.m.

Minions Holiday SpecialNBC

9 p.m.

20/20 — ABC

Biggest Little Christmas Showdown (series debut) — HGTV

Jessica Chambers: An ID Murder Mystery (two-hour special) — Investigation Discovery

Dateline — NBC

11:35 p.m.

The Movie Show (series debut) — Syfy


8 p.m.

Christmas WaltzHallmark Channel

Merry Liddle Christmas WeddingLifetime

9 p.m.

Who Killed the Lyon Sisters? (two-hour special) — Investigation Discovery

The All-Star Nickmas SpectacularNickelodeon


The Spanish Princess

HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 8 p.m. on Starz

Series Finale
Catherine of Aragon’s story comes to a close this Sunday with the series finale of The Spanish PrincessThose who know (or have brushed up on) their history will have some inkling as to where it’s headed, but there’s still many unanswered questions including just how much Anne Boleyn will figure into the drama and where we’ll leave Catherine. “We just wanted to reach the point where you saw the figure from history and you now understand a version of the person behind the portrait,” teases co-creator Matthew Graham. History might not have left Catherine a victor, but she still deserves some semblance of closure before we say adios to Henry VIII’s first wife. —MLL


The Undoing


Season Finale
Heading into the finale of The Undoing, it’s safe to say Grace Fraser’s world has come undone. Her husband is on trial for the brutal murder of his lover and now, she’s found the murder weapon in her son’s violin case. As the Nicole Kidman-led series heads toward its final episode, it’s finally time to find out who killed Elena Alves. —Samantha Highfill

What Else to Watch

8 p.m.

Supermarket Sweep — ABC

2020 Soul Train AwardsBET

Empires of New York (series debut) — CNBC

Pandora — The CW

Holiday Wars — Food Network

The Simpsons — Fox

The Reagans (part 3) — Showtime

9 p.m.

The Walking Dead: World Beyond (two-hour season finale)— AMC

The Real Housewives of Potomac — Bravo

This Is Life with Lisa Ling (back-to-back episode season premiere) — CNN

The Outpost — The CW

Bob's Burgers — Fox

On the Case With Paula Zahn (300th episode) — Investigation Discovery

My Psychedelic Love Story (doc) — Showtime

10 p.m.

Card Sharks — ABC

Fargo (season finale) — FX

Murder on Middle Beach — HBO

*times are ET and subject to change

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