‘Drag Race All Stars’ Is Back, Holiday Specials from Sabrina, Ellen, Lucy and More TV This Week

Check out our weekly guide to TV this week, and make sure you’re catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won’t admit you watch when no one’s looking.

One of most visible out superheroes continues making waves Tuesday. Queer actress Ruby Rose takes the cowl of Batwoman as the massive, multi-series DC Comics television universe crossover “Elseworld” continues with a new episode of Supergirl 8 p.m. Eastern on the CW.

Out TV pioneer Ellen DeGeneres spreads the holiday cheer with a seasonal take on her good-natured torture porn, Game of Games. Don’t miss the festivities Wednesday at 8 p.m. Eastern on NBC.

Rejoice! RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars is back with a stacked cast. Fan-favorites like Manila Luzon, Latrice Royale and Monét X Change mix it up with (still pretty beloved) villains like Valentina, Jasmine Masters and Trinity Taylor in a star-studded race for a spot in the Hall of Fame, Friday at 8 p.m. on VH1 .

If Drag Race isn’t your thing, get your fix of campy queens with a special showing of classic I Love Lucy holiday episodes that have been colorized. Catch two classic Christmas episodes Friday at 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS.

If you haven’t yet gotten on board with Netflix’s dark, gritty Sabrina reboot, you’re missing out. Not only is it a perfect addition to pop culture’s ongoing fascination with all things witchy, but it’s overflowing with style. On Friday, they add a holiday special to the collection with Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale.

What are you watching this week on TV?

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Tears Flow as Kathie Lee Gifford Makes Emotional Announcement She’s Leaving the TODAY Show: WATCH

Kathie Lee Gifford announced on Tuesday that she’s leaving the TODAY show this April after 11 years.

Said Gifford: “When it’s our 11th anniversary, I’m gonna be leaving the Today show. It’s an exciting time for me and I’m thrilled about all the projects that are coming up, but it’s also hard. I’ve been in this business for 120 years and never worked with a more beautiful group of people who just give, give, give every day.”

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Ryan Murphy Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame: WATCH

The stars were on hand as prolific producer/screenwriter/director Ryan Murphy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame over the Weekend.

Said the man behind Glee, American Horror Story, Pose, The Normal Heart, and so many other shows after rattling off a list of thanks to the many actors he has worked with: “This has been such an amazing year in my life…I look at the Star as the halfway point in my career. I’ve done a lot of work and I’ve been so lucky but I have so much more to say and to do. I’m blessed and I know that.”

Murphy was recently awarded the Hero Award from The Trevor Project at its annual gala where he also announced ‘Pose Gives Back’, a multi-million dollar initiative to vote anti-LGBTQ lawmakers out of office.

Said Murphy, accepting his award with the mostly-LGBTQ cast and crew of Pose: “Why don’t we consider ever targeting the people who are causing the problem here? The homophobes, the trans naysayers, and the small restricted and dangerous minds who are causing so many young people to needlessly hate themselves and doubt themselves…”

“It was the midterms this year that gave me hope,” he added. “One after one, anti-LGBTQ candidates who made hate speech and ideology part of their legacy fell away. They were disgraced and eliminated by Democratic candidates who were largely boosted by victory by young and female voters, by the way. The number was astounding to me, as a 54-year-old as I read this in the New York Times. Over 20 anti—LGBTQ right wing politicians and their horrifying views were gone in a day…and they were replaced by allies.”

Murphy continued: “I want these hateful and wrong politicians to go, and stop polluting our moral and ethical ether…In 2020, we’re going to create and fund, with corporate sponsorship, a multi-million dollar organization that targets anti-LGBTQ candidates running for office. We’re narrowing our focus to 20 of them. Senate and congressional candidates who think they can get votes by hurting and discriminating against us. And I have to say to them, ‘well, we can get votes too.’”

“We are going to send a message which says you cannot make discrimination against us a political virtue anymore,” he vowed. “You cannot keep killing our vulnerable young people by promoting and nationalizing your rural, close-minded anti-constitutional viewpoints.”

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