Today’s Top TV Picks – Saturday November 28

Today’s Top Picks


Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire & Legend of the Lost Tribe

8 p.m. on CBS

These two British-produced specials have been revoiced for U.S. network television. Ben Stiller, Hugh Grant, Britney Spears, James Belushi, Brad Garrett, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller, James Woods, Dan Dierdorf and Dick Enberg first star in the off-kilter animated story of the quest of Rudolph’s son to take his father’s place on Santa’s sleigh team. Then, Robbie opposes the opening of a reindeer-themed tourist attraction.


Christmas Waltz

8 p.m. on HALLMARK – Premiere

Avery (Lacey Chabert) is understandably shattered when her much-anticipated storybook wedding is rudely canceled unexpectedly in this new holiday drama. Witnessing her heartbreak, nice-guy dance instructor Roman (Will Kemp) doesn’t drag his feet when it comes to stepping up to help her get her dreams back on track. John Church, Marco Soriano, Julia Harnett, Chris Cope and Nolen Dubuc also are featured.


The Call of the Wild

8 p.m. ET on HBO – Premiere

Chris Sanders makes his live-action directorial debut with this 2020 American adaptation of Jack London’s classic 1903 novel, although some of the animals in the film are CGI creations. Set during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, the story follows the exploits of Buck, a dog who is stolen from his California home and sent to the Yukon, where he bonds with an old outdoorsman (Harrison Ford). Omar Sy, Dan Stevens, Karen Gillan and Bradley Whitford also star.


Merry Liddle Christmas Wedding

8 p.m. ET on LIFETIME – Premiere

Kelly Rowland reprises her role as Jacquie Liddle in Lifetime’s first Christmas sequel, which finds her character in the middle of planning the perfect Christmas destination wedding with fiancé Tyler Brooks (Thomas Cadrot). Unfortunately, her meddling family keeps trying to intrude, eventually causing her stressed-out wedding planner to walk away in frustration. Debbi Morgan, Bresha Webb, Latonya Williams and Jaime M. Callica also star in this 2020 romantic comedy.

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