What to Watch: This Weekend

December 26, 2008
Skip the after-Christmas sales and stay home and enjoy some good old fashioned television! We've got reality shows, silly movies and even a musical to pick from, so there's something for everyone this weekend.

Mr. G contemplates the true meaning of Christmas

> 8:00 PM Top Chef: New York, Bravo (1 hr) NEW Don’t have cable? Well see what all the fuss is about when Top Chef airs on NBC tonight! Martha Stewart guest stars in this holiday-themed episode in which the cheftestants must cater a fundraiser for amfAR. SATURDAY > 8:15 PM Blades of Glory, Cinemax (2 hrs) REPEAT Got the Post-Christmas Blues? Get silly with this ice skating comedy that stars Craig T. Nelson as a gay skating coach. > 10:00 PM The Graham Norton Show, BBC America (1 hr) NEW Out Irish comedian Graham Norton presents his comedy chat show. Actor/comedian Jack Dee is Graham’s guest tonight. SUNDAY > 7:00 PM American Dad!, Fox (30 min) REPEAT Fox is giving us the Greatest Gift of All this holiday season by showing three American Dad! episodes in one night. Of course, all feature omnisexual Roger the Alien, who simply adores disguises. Episodes air at 7, 7:30 and 9:30 pm. > 7:00 PM The Sound of Music, ABC (4 hrs) REPEAT Yes, you’ve seen it a thousand times, so what’s one more? Just try and not sing along with “My Favorite Things.” It’s impossible! > 10:30 PM Summer Heights High, HBO (30 min) SEASON FINALE Mr. G’s musical about a student who overdoses on Ecstasy (inspired by true events) finally opens. Obviously the object of his affection, the married science teacher, loves it, but how will it be received by the rest of the school? And the dead girl’s parents?