See what’s streaming in December


Now here’s a gift! “Wonder Woman 1984,” starring Gal Gadot, arrives on HBO Max (and in theaters) on Christmas Day. The superhero finds herself facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah in this next chapter. It’s just one of the pieces of content streaming in December.


By Lisa Respers France, CNN

Updated 9:48 AM ET, Mon November 30, 2020

Now here’s a gift! “Wonder Woman 1984,” starring Gal Gadot, arrives on HBO Max (and in theaters) on Christmas Day. The superhero finds herself facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah in this next chapter. It’s just one of the pieces of content streaming in December.


See some of what’s streaming on Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+ and more in December.

“Soul”: Joe Gardner (voiced by Jamie Foxx) is a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before in this eagerly awaited Pixar film. (Disney+)


“A Suitable Boy”: This series directed by Academy Award-nominated film director Mira Nair follows 19-year-old university student Lata, who seems to have her life already mapped out thanks to old traditions and an overbearing mother. Torn between romance and responsibility and inspired by rebellious writers and daring new ideas, Lata is determined to decide her own future in a newly independent India. (Acorn TV)

Acorn TV

“Madagascar: A Little Wild” Season 1: Loveable foursome Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo steal the show! They might be small, but like everybody who lands in New York City, these little guys have big dreams. (Hulu)

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“Selena:The Series”: We could fall in love with this series about the rise of the beloved Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla, who was tragically killed in 1995 at the age of 23. (Netflix)


“Home for Christmas” Season 2: Find out who has captured the heart of perpetually single Johanne who in season one started a 24-day hunt for a boyfriend to bring home for Christmas. (Netflix)


“Disney Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure” Season 3: Rapunzel’s happily ever after is harrier than she imagined. While Eugen adapts to the new life of luxury, Rapunzel struggles to adjust to Corona. But she finds escape with her firiend, and handmaiden, Cassandra. (Disney+)


“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”: Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson’s famous play, it marks one of Chadwick Boseman’s final performances. (Netflix)

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“The Hardy Boys”: After a family tragedy strikes, Frank Hardy, 16, and his brother Joe, 12, are forced to move from the big city to their parent’s hometown of Bridgeport for the summer. Staying with their aunt, the boy’s quiet summer quickly comes to a halt when they discover their dad, detective Fenton Hardy, has taken on a secret investigation. (Hulu)


“Shameless” Season 11: The final season of finds the Gallagher family and the South Side at a crossroads, with changes caused by the Covid pandemic, gentrification and aging to reconcile. (Showtime)

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“The Great Christmas Baking Show: Holidays” Season 3: Cake pops, canapes, favorite contestants from seasons past and the “Derry Girls” cast bring Yuletide joy to the tent. But will Paul be naughty or nice? (Netflix)


“Euphoria”: Two bothers discover more about each other after one comes down with a terminal illness and the other hides it from him in this Italian dramatic film. (Hulu)

HT Film

“Diary of a Mad Black Woman”: After being dumped by her husband for a younger woman, a woman seeks the comfort and advice of her tough and sassy grandmother Madea. (Hulu)

BET Pictures

“The Holiday Movies That Made Us” Season 1: Unwrap the real stories behind these iconic Christmas blockbusters, thanks to insider interviews and behind-the-scenes peeks.(Netflix)


“Let Them All Talk”: Steven Soderbergh’s new comedy film will be the talk of the town with its A-list cast that includes Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest, Gemma Chan and Lucas Hedges. (HBO Max)


“Natalie Palamides: Nate – A One Man Show”: Meet Nate — your stereotypical masculine man just trying to be better. Natalie Palamides portrays this alpha male learning to express emotion and understand the rules of consent. (Netflix)


“Sound of Metal”: When a specialist tells him his hearing loss will rapidly worsen, punk-metal drummer Ruben thinks his music career — and with it his life — is over. His bandmate and girlfriend Lou checks the recovering heroin addict into a secluded sober house for the deaf in hopes it will prevent a relapse. But after being welcomed into a community that accepts him just as he is, he has to choose between his equilibrium and the drive to reclaim the life he once knew. (Amazon Prime)

Amazon Studios

“Chef”: Jon Favreau both stars in and directs this foodie film about a chef who quits his job and buys a food truck. (Netflix)

Aldamisa Entertainment

“Clifford the Big Red Dog”: Come along with Emily Elizabeth, Clifford, and their friends in new episodes as they spend a day at the Birdwell Fun Fair, become hard-hitting reporters for the Birdwell Times, and build the coolest clubhouse ever! (Amazon Prime)


“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” Part 4: Magic and mischief collide as half-human, half-witch Sabrina navigates between two worlds: mortal teen life and her family’s legacy, the Church of Night. (Netflix)


“Blackbird”: Lily summons her daughters Jennifer and Anna for one final family reunion as she looks to end her battle with a terminal illness. (Amazon Prime)

Busted Shark Productions

“My Gift: A Christmas Special from Carrie Underwood”: Get into the holiday season with this special, featuring the country music superstar performing a combination of beloved traditional favorites and new original material from her first highly anticipated Christmas album. (HBO Max)

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“Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs”: In this film adaptation of a beloved kids’ book when inventor Flint Lockwood makes clouds rain food, the citizens of Chewandswallow can feed themselves. But disaster is in the forecast. (Amazon Prime)

Sony Pictures

“The Hand that Rocks the Cradle”: Rebecca De Mornay stars in this psychological thriller about a nanny who seeks to steal a woman’s life and family. (Hulu)

Hollywood Pictures

“The Wilds”: Part survival drama, part dystopic slumber party, this series follows a group of teen girls from different backgrounds who must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island. The castaways both clash and bond as they learn more about each other, the secrets they keep, and the traumas they’ve all endured. But there’s a twist…these girls did not end up on this island by accident. (Amazon Prime)

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“The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring”: From the idyllic shire of the Hobbits to the smoking chasms of Mordor, Frodo Baggins embarks on his epic quest to destroy the ring of Sauron. (Hulu)

New Line Productions

“Eyes Wide Shut”: A disagreement over fidelity results in a married physician finding himself in a surreal succession of sexual encounters in this Stanley Kubrick directed film. (Hulu)

Warner Bros.

“Big Mouth” Season 4: On the brink of eighth grade, the friends contend with summer camp torments, shady alter egos, new make-out frontiers and Tito the Anxiety Mosquito. (Netflix)


“The Expanse” Season 5: The new season picks up as multitudes of humans leave the solar system in search of new homes and vast fortunes on the earth-like worlds beyond the alien Ring. A heavy price for centuries of exploitation of the Belt finally comes due and a reckoning is at hand. For the crew of the Rocinante and the leaders of the Inner Planets and the Belt, the past and present converge, bringing forth personal challenges that have wide-reaching repercussions throughout the Solar System. (Amazon Prime)

Amazon Studios

“LetterKenny” Season 9: This season kicks off post-fight with Dierks and the Hicks, Skids, and Hockey Players attend an American Buck and Doe. Katy takes her scorched earth dating strategy back to Letterkenny and Gail gets some action of her own. (Hulu)

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“The Color Of Money”: Paul Newman Tom Cruise and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio star in this continuation of the tale of the character Newman played in the 1961 film, “The Hustler.” (Hulu)

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“I’m Your Woman”: This decidedly female take on crime dramas of the 1970s is a tale of love, betrayal, motherhood — and what it takes to claim your life as your own. Suburban housewife Jean ives a seemingly easy life, supported by husband Eddie’s career as a thief. But when Eddie betrays his partners, Jean and her baby are forced to go on the run, and Eddie’s old friend Cal is tasked with keeping them safe. (Amazon Prime)

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“Dr. No”: Ursula Andress and Sean Connery star in this film in which James Bond is sent to Jamaica to investigate the deaths of two British operatives. (Amazon Prime, Hulu)

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“High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special”: In this all-new holiday music special, the cast of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” deliver an abundance of feel-good holiday cheer. They perform their favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s songs and share anecdotes from their memorable holidays. (Disney+)


“The Surgeon’s Cut” Season 1: This docuseries profiles four ground-breaking surgeons from around the world, each with a visionary approach to their craft. Viewers will follow along as they perform innovative procedures and reveal personal insight into their journey into medicine. (Netflix)


“Slyvie’s Love”: Set in the summer of 1957, an aspiring television producer and saxophonist meet and fall for one another. Time and circumstances pull them apart, but years later, they meet again by chance, only to find that while their lives have changed, their feelings for each other remain the same. (Amazon Prime)

Amazon Studios

“Valley Girl”: In this musical adaptation of the hit original; 1983 film, Julie is the ultimate ’80s Valley Girl hose world is rocked when she falls hard for Randy, a punk rocker from Hollywood. (Amazon Prime)

Sneak Preview Productions

“The Ripper”: This docuseries examines how in the late 1970s, British police struggle to identify — let alone capture — the serial killer known throughout the world as the Yorkshire Ripper. (Netflix)

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“A League of their Own”: There’s no crying in baseball. This dramedy is based on the real life experiences of the All-American Girls Baseball League. (Amazon Prime)

Columbia Pictures

“Ralph Breaks the Internet”: Ralph and Vanellope’s friendship is challenged when they journey into the internet in search of a replacement part for her game. (Disney+)


“Amy Winehouse: A Final Goodbye”: This documentary is an intimate look into the life of Amy Winehouse, who rose to fame as she battled the demons which eventually led to her death at the age of 27. (Hulu)

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“Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric”: Veteran journalist Katie Couric explores the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity. (Disney+)

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“Couples Therapy: The Covid Special”: When stay-at-home orders hit New York in March of this year, Dr. Guralnik was deep in therapy with many couples in crisis. Suddenly, these couples found themselves facing a radical new reality — they were literally trapped together, during a time of global, cultural and political unrest. (Showtime)