This weekend, Meryl Streep and an All-Star cast reimagine classic fairy tales in the musical "Into the Woods," and the acclaimed BBC series "Black Mirror" gets a holiday twist featuring Jon Hamm in "Black Mirror: White Christmas" on DirecTV at 9:30 p.m. Christmas night.

Weekend Watchlist - 'Into the Woods,' 'Black Mirror: White Christmas'


Also in theaters this weekend:
  • Directed by Angelina Jolie, "Unbroken" tells the amazing true story of Olympian and WWII pilot Louis Zamperini who survives weeks on a raft before his capture by the Japanese navy.
  • Directed by Clint Eastwood, "American Sniper" follows Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) whose pinpoint accuracy over four tours of duty has made him a legend. Life at home with his wife (Sienna Miller) and kids, however, no longer comes as naturally.
  • "The Gambler" stars Mark Wahlberg as a Lit professor and gambler whose debt forces him to borrow money from a loan shark and risk it all for a second chance.
  • Directed by Tim Burton, "Big Eyes" tells the story of the painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), whose husband (Christoph Waltz) claimed credit for her phenomenal success.
  • "Two Days, One Night" follows Sandra (Marion Cotillard) over the course of one weekend as she tries to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.
  • In "Beloved Sisters," two aristocratic sisters fall in love with the controversial young writer Friedrich Schiller and form a pact to share their love.

Also on TV this weekend:
  • "American Masters: Bing Crosby" documents the singer's career (PBS, 9p ET Friday).
  • Scientists prepare for "The Next Mega Tsunami" (Nat Geo, 9p ET Friday).
  • "WWE Tribute to the Troops" honors members of the U.S. Military (NBC, 8p ET Saturday).
  • Stephen Colbert hosts the "37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors." The honorees include Tom Hanks, Al Green, Sting, and Lily Tomlin (CBS, 9p ET Tuesday).