When Harper Ellis (Kaitlin Doubleday, “Nashville”) returns home to Memphis to spend the holidays with her sister Maggie (Sunny Mabrey) and her family, the whole crowd pays a visit to Graceland, where Harper worked as a tour guide years ago. They run into Priscilla Presley and Harper’s former boss, Regina (Lori Beth Sikes), who coax Harper into helping them curate an Elvis Christmas exhibit. While giving a private tour to the children of a wealthy widower (Adrian Grenier), she also agrees to be the kids’ holiday au pair.
Writer-director Jordan Peele followed up the Oscar-winning success he achieved in his 2017 breakout blockbuster “Get Out” with this 2019 chiller, another gripping horror yarn. Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o stars as an emotionally fragile wife and mother whose vacation with her upper middle-class family is disrupted by a family of unhinged, red-clad doppelgangers who seem inexplicably driven to punish the vacationers for some unknown transgression. Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Evan Alex and Shahadi Wright Joseph also star.
Wedding planner Cadence Clark (Sarah Drew) is determined to pull off a spectacular Christmas wedding at the exclusive Snowview Lodge, so she teams up with Henry Harrison (Ryan McPartlin), the co-owner of a family-run company that makes Christmas decorations and lighting displays. They work together flawlessly, bringing complementary skills and instincts to their shared projects, which also include a VIP Christmas party. As a threatening snowstorm blows up on the wedding day, however, Cadence and Henry know they need some Christmas magic. Lesley Ann Warren also stars.
Actor, writer and comic Lil Rel Howery, who’s been on a career hot streak of late, hits another career milestone as he makes his HBO stand-up comedy debut in this new one-hour special. The performer from the Oscar-winning film “Get Out” and the sitcom “The Carmichael Show” draws on his personal experiences to entertain a receptive live audience at Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School in Los Angeles.