Looking for a movie to watch this weekend?
Take a look at what you can enjoy without leaving home.
Here’s what will be playing on broadcast and cable television.
Friday, Dec. 8
You’ve Got Mail (1998)
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan explore the boundaries of online romance in this Nora Ephron adaptation of the classic love story, The Shop Around the Corner. The stars always sparkle.
8 p.m. POP
Forrest Gump (1994)
Tom Hanks makes us believe in the power of a box of chocolates in this magical tale of a special man with the gift to heal almost any problem he encountered. Sally Field costars.
9 p.m. Spike
Albert Finney makes us want to sing and dance about the joys of the holiday season in this musical rendition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Familiar and fun.
9:45 p.m. TCM
Saturday, Dec. 9
Mary Poppins (1964)
Julie Andrews knows how to make an entrance. And, in her first film, when she floats through the air above London, we know we’re about to start a love affair with a star.
8 p.m. ABC
Woman of the Year (1942)
Katherine Hepburn can make us cry, make us wonder and make us laugh. She does a little of each as a reporter in this classic romantic comedy opposite the great Spencer Tracy.
8 p.m. TCM
Oprah Winfrey may only have a few minutes on screen in this moving drama about race relations, but she knows how to make the most of each one. David Oyelowo stars.
8 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. FXM
Bette Davis may have missed the chance to play Scarlett O’Hara but she won an Oscar for her own rendition of a Southern belle in this sudsy drama. Henry Fonda costars.
10 p.m. TCM
Sunday, Dec. 10
Judy Garland captivates as a young woman in love with the boy next door in Vincente Minnelli’s musical valentine to old fashioned American values. Margaret O’Brien costars.
1:45 p.m. TCM
James Stewart makes us wonder if that invisible rabbit he talks with may actually exist in this whimsical comedy based on the play by Mary Chase. Josephine Hull won an Oscar as his aunt.
6 p.m. TCM
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Natalie Wood makes us wonder if Santa Claus actually exists in this holiday favorite that reminds us what this holiday season is all about. Maureen O’Hara costars.
5:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundance