Something to Stream Every Day This Week; Mariah Carey, ‘Jack Ryan,’ ‘Glass Onion,’ More
The week before Christmas all too often includes a good deal of hustling, bustling, and stress. Whether it’s last-minute gift shopping or arranging to grab relatives from the airport, people across the U.S. and the world will have a lot of extra demands on their time this week. To unwind from all the tiresome additions to your schedule this week — or to help keep you entertained during some well-deserved time off — here’s a list of something new to stream every day between now and Christmas.
Monday, Dec. 19
‘The Wheel’ Series Premiere | Stream with a Subscription to Sling TV, Peacock the Next Day
NBC’s newest primetime game show debuts on Monday, Dec. 19. The series features suspenseful high-stakes trivia, laugh-out-loud moments, and more than 50 all-star guests seated on a spectacular 42-foot-wide spinning wheel.
Three contestants battle it out to keep their spot at the center of the wheel as six celebrity guests lend their expertise in a variety of hilarious and outrageous categories for the chance to win over $100,000.
This feels like the perfect “lean back and enjoy” experience to kick off this holiday week. The show will feature celebrities Clay Aiken, Carole Baskin (yes, THAT Carole Baskin), Brie Bella, Tom Bergeron, Bobby Berk, and many more, and will be hosted by renowned British comedian Michael McIntyre. It’s sure to offer big laughs and big fun.
Tuesday, Dec. 20
‘Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas To All’ | Stream With a Subscription to Sling TV or Paramount+ Premium
CBS presents “Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas To All!”, a two-hour concert special from the Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey. Filmed in New York City at the world-renowned Madison Square Garden, the concert special will feature the singer-songwriter performing a repertoire of her festive holiday hits, including the chart-topping massive perennial favorite “All I Want For Christmas is You.”
Watch Mariah Carey Sing ‘All I want for Christmas is You’
Carey is known as the Queen of Christmas for a reason. Her rendition of “All I Want For Christmas is You” is a holiday staple around the U.S., and this concert is a must-watch for all Carey’s fans and all lovers of Christmas alike.
Wednesday, Dec. 21
‘Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan’ Season 3 Premiere | Prime Video
After tracking a potentially suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan heads to South America to investigate. Jack’s actions threaten to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy, leading him and his fellow operatives on a mission spanning the globe.
Quando si imbatte in una serie di movimenti bancari sospetti, l’analista della CIA Jack Ryan parte alla ricerca di risposte e si ritrova catapultato dalla sicurezza del suo lavoro d’ufficio in un gioco mortale che lo porterà in tutta Europa e nel Medio Oriente. Nel frattempo, un capo terrorista emergente prepara un massiccio attacco contro gli Stati Uniti e i loro alleati.
The third season of the “Jack Ryan” series from Prime Video promises to be the most thrilling yet. The series stars former “Office” actor John Krasinski, demonstrating once again his range beyond comedic performances. The series also features Abbie Cornish and the legendary Peter Fonda in supporting roles.
Thursday, Dec. 22
‘Alice in Borderland’ Season 2 Premiere | Netflix
The adaptation of the manga of the same name debuts its second season on Dec. 22. In “Alice in Borderland,” an aimless gamer and his two friends find themselves in a parallel Tokyo, where they’re forced to compete in a series of sadistic games to survive.
Watch a Trailer for ‘Alice in Borderland’ Season 2
This is more of a niche show in some viewers’ eyes, but live-action adaptations of manga are always fascinating to watch. Many stumble in their execution and fans of the original source material can be notoriously unforgiving when they do, so “Alice in Borderland” must be doing something right in order to garner a second season from the streaming giant.
Friday, Dec. 23
‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ | Netflix
Benoit Blanc is back! The mystery-cracking super-sleuth heads to Greece in the sequel to 2019’s beloved whodunit “Knives Out.” There’s a new colorful cast of suspects to interrogate, as Blanc must try to peel back the layers of yet another deadly puzzle in time to stop the killer from striking again.
Glass Onion - Knives Out
Il film segue un miliardario della tecnologia (Edward Norton) che invita le persone più care per una fuga sulla sua isola greca privata, ma poi qualcuno viene ucciso. Spetta al detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) risolvere il caso.
Daniel Craig was simply delightful in his first turn as Blanc, and the supporting cast for the sequel is no less impressive than the first movie’s. “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” also stars Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista.
Saturday, Dec. 24
Tracking Santa | Hulu
In this live broadcast, ABC’s Owned Television Stations will track Santa sightings across America as only Disney can. Starting at WABC in New York, the event will jump from station to station following Santa, with anchors in the studio tossing to reporters in the field, meteorologists tracking atmospheric disturbances that can only be Santa himself, celebrity shout outs and holiday greetings, live chats with Santa, and much more.
Hulu is a video streaming service that gives access to thousands of full seasons of exclusive series, hit movies, kids shows, and Hulu Originals like The Handmaid’s Tale.
It offers a good selection of current TV shows and its ad-supported tier is cheaper than both Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. You will be able to watch most shows from networks like ABC and Fox, and cable channels like FXX, FXM, HGTV, and more.
The service has a Limited Commercials plan for US$ 7.99 a month, or you can upgrade to their No Ads plan for US$ 14.99 a month. For US$ 69.99 a month, you can get Hulu Live TV from major cable channels, live locals and regional sports networks.
This is the perfect way to inject a little extra Christmas magic into your evening, especially for families with young kids. Tracking Santa from point to point across the country will help build anticipation for that special Christmas morning to follow!
Sunday, Dec. 25
‘The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse’ | Apple TV+
A story of kindness, friendship, courage, and hope for viewers of all ages in a heart-warming, classically animated film based on Charlie Mackesy’s book, “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.” The poignant and heartfelt journey follows the unlikely friendship of (you guessed it) a boy, a mole, a fox, and a horse who become traveling companions while the boy looks for a place to call home.
Il bambino, la talpa, la volpe e il cavallo
Una storia di gentilezza, amicizia, coraggio e speranza per gli spettatori di tutte le età in un commovente film d’animazione, basato sul libro di Charlie Mackesy. “Il bambino, la talpa, la volpe e il cavallo” (The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse) è un viaggio toccante e sentito che segue l’improbabile amicizia tra un bambino, una talpa, una volpe e un cavallo che viaggiano insieme alla ricerca della casa del ragazzo.
After the chaos of opening gifts on Christmas morning settles down, families needing to bring some calmness to their homes need look no further than this delightful special. It’s loving, family-friendly story is an excellent gathering point for kids and adults alike to come together and express the love that is the true reason for the season.