December TV Calendar: Series Return and Premiere Dates

by IMDb-Editors | created - 26 Nov 2018 | updated - 27 Nov 2018 | Public

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1. Battle (2018)

TV-MA | 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: Lisa Teige, Fabian Svegaard Tapia, Vebjørn Enger, Stig R. Amdam

Votes: 3,668

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Netflix

2. Christmas Wonderland (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Drama, 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: 2,651

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: 554

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Netflix

4. Alhambeura Goongjeonui Chooeok (2018–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

After suffering a setback following a friend's betrayal Yoo Jin Woo travels to Spain on a business. There, he stays at an old hostel owned by a former classical guitarist Jung Hee Joo. The two get entangled in a mysterious incident.

Stars: Park Shin-Hye, Hyun Bin, Jin-Woong Min, Park Hoon

Votes: 3,469

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Netflix

5. Mingle All the Way (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 83 min | Drama, Romance

Molly starts an app for busy people to find a plus-one without the romance of dating sites. An investor wants Molly to test the app, which forces her to join; the man the app selects has already bumped into Molly twice and not pleasantly.

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

Votes: 1,978

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Hallmark

6. A Twist of Christmas (2018 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Family, 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, Rick Fox, Christian Convery

Votes: 696

Premieres Saturday, Dec. 1 on Lifetime

7. Berlin Station (2016–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

Follows a CIA team in Berlin and their clandestine activities.

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

Votes: 7,463

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Epix

8. Christmas Catch (2018 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

A small-town policewoman falls for a suspected diamond thief at Christmas time.

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

Votes: 1,035

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on UPtv

9. The Christmas Pact (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, 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, Kiara Malcolm, Jarod Joseph, Akiz Aguma

Votes: 399

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Lifetime

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

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: 26

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on CBS

11. Life-Size 2 (2018 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 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: 837

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Freeform

12. A Majestic Christmas (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 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, Karen Glave, Kevin Hanchard

Votes: 549

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on Hallmark

13. Merry Wish-Mas (2018)


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: 43

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on TV One

14. Nightflyers (2018)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A crew of scientists embark on a mission aboard a ship called the Nightflyer to investigate a mysterious alien signal, but soon begin to question if there is already something on-board the Nightflyer with them.

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

Votes: 11,588

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on SYFY

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

TV-G | 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: Aimee Teegarden, Brett Dalton, Lolita Davidovich, Cassandra Potenza

Votes: 1,551

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: 587

Premieres Sunday, Dec. 2 on ION

17. The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014– )

Not Rated | 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: 2,456

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Acorn TV

18. Finding Joy (2018– )

25 min | 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, Paul Reid, Hannah James-Scott, Peter McDonald

Votes: 370

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Acorn TV

19. Hero Mask (2018– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Crime

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

Stars: Greg Chun, Landon McDonald, Cam Clarke, Brad Venable

Votes: 537

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Netflix

20. Maine Cabin Masters (2016– )


Contractor Chase Morrill, his sister Ashley, Ashley's husband Ryan Eldridge , and team members Matthew Dix and Jared Baker breathe new life into their clients' cabins across the Great State of Maine.

Stars: Chase Morrill, Ashley Morrill, Ryan Eldridge, Matthew Dix

Votes: 134

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on DIY

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

TV-MA | 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, Kayla Gilchrist

Votes: 544

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on HBO

22. The Sound of Your Heart Reboot (2018– )


Webtoonist Cho Seok is back with more anecdotes of mix-ups, unintended antics and bathroom blunders.

Stars: Sung Hoon, Yuri Kwon, Shim Hye-jin, Jin-mo Joo

Votes: 81

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Netflix

23. Unanchored (2018– )

TV-14 | 43 min | 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 »

Stars: Jack Royds, Barrett Young, Chelsi Pugliese, Danielle McNeil

Votes: 71

Premieres Monday, Dec. 3 on Bravo

24. Vanderpump Rules (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 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.

Stars: Katie Maloney, Kristen Doute, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Shay

Votes: 2,163

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: 156

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, Resit Berker Enhos, Steven D. Fernandez

Votes: 299

Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 4 on Travel

27. Paranormal Lockdown (2016– )

TV-14 | 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, James Lurie, Daniel Klaes

Votes: 1,424

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, Michael James Emanuele, Rob Dyrdek, Taylor Offer

Votes: 1,373

Premieres Tuesday, Dec. 4 on CNBC

29. Deal or No Deal (2005–2019)

TV-PG | 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: 3,624

Premieres Wednesday, Dec. 5 on CNBC

30. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017– )

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy, Drama

A housewife in 1958 decides to become a stand-up comic.

Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen, Marin Hinkle

Votes: 78,736

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: 1,054

Premieres Thursday, Dec. 6 on E!

32. Top Chef (2006– )

TV-14 | 44 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: 5,462

Premieres Thursday, Dec. 6 on Bravo

33. The American Meme (2018)

98 min | Documentary

60 Metascore

Social media stars Paris Hilton, Josh Ostrovsky, Brittany Furlan and Kirill Bichutsky hustle to build online empires - and face the pitfalls of fame.

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

Votes: 9,638

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

34. Bad Blood (2017– )

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama

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

Stars: Kim Coates, Louis Ferreira, Sharon Taylor, Melanie Scrofano

Votes: 7,314

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

35. Dogs of Berlin (2018– )

TV-MA | 542 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: 10,167

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

36. Dumplin' (2018)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 28,549

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

37. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)

PG-13 | 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: 56,206

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

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

TV-MA | 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: 151

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

39. Christmas Lost and Found (2018 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 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 M. Scott | Stars: Tiya Sircar, Edward Ruttle, Diane Ladd, Lisa Durupt

Votes: 324

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Lifetime

40. FantomWorks (2013–2019)

TV-14 | 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: 358

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on MotorTrend

41. The Ranch (2016–2020)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

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

Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliott, Grady Lee Richmond, Elisha Cuthbert

Votes: 33,485

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

42. Icebox (2018)

TV-14 | 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, Carrie Lazar

Votes: 651

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on HBO

43. Love After Lockup (2018– )

TV-14 | 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: Lizzie Kommes, Scott Davey, Andrea, Johnna

Votes: 311

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on WE

44. Nailed It! Holiday! (2018– )

TV-PG | 31 min | Reality-TV

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

Stars: Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres, Charity George, Jason Mantzoukas

Votes: 874

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

45. Pine Gap (2018)

TV-MA | 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: 3,746

Premieres Friday, Dec. 7 on Netflix

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

41 min | Reality-TV