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Olivia Colman Headlines HBO's Landscapers, Boy Bands Take Over ABC

ALSO: The Bachelorette's Men Tell All, The Voice Top 8 perform, Voir, 9-1-1, and more.
  • Photos: HBO, ABC
    Photos: HBO, ABC

    Olivia Colman brings her prodigious talents to premium cable tonight as the Oscar winner headlines HBO's new four-part true crime drama Landscapers. Also today, ABC convenes members of NSYNC, New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men, New Edition, 98 Degrees, and O-Town for A Very Boy Band Holiday, Michelle Young’s men tell all on The Bachelorette, and David Fincher pens a love letter to cinema in Netflix’s Voir. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:

    Landscapers: Limited series premiere. Based on actual events, Olivia Colman and David Thewlis play a seemingly ordinary British couple who become the focus of an investigation after two dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of their house. Directed by Alexander Payne (Sideways). Watch trailer. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    A Very Boy Band Holiday: Holiday special. Joey Fatone and Lance Bass (NSYNC), Wanya Morris (Boyz II Men), Bobby Brown (New Edition), Nick and Drew Lachey (98 Degrees), Joey McIntyre (NKOTB), and other boy band alums ring in the holiday season in a new hour-long musical special. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    The Bachelorette: Men Tell All: Special night and time. Michelle Young’s suitors tell their side of the story in a two-hour episode. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    Voir: Complete first season. David Fincher’s partnership with Netflix continues with this series of visual essays celebrating cinema and our personal connection to the stories we see on the big screen. Read our review. Streaming on Netflix

    The Voice: The Top 8 artists perform individual songs and special ‘90s-themed duets in front of the coaches for a chance to win a spot in next week’s finale. 8:00 PM ET on NBC

    9-1-1: Fall finale. Members of the 118 are called to a series of emergencies around Christmas Eve. The procedural drama returns for the second half of Season 5 early next year. Watch preview. 8:00 PM ET on FOX

    Monday Night Football: It’s a battle of NFL heavyweights as the New England Patriots travel north to face the Buffalo Bills. 8:15 PM ET/5:15 PM PT on ESPN

    Hip Hop Family Christmas: TV movie. After receiving a deluge of negative press, hip-hop’s most famous family agrees to participate in a Christmas television special to soften their image. Starring Keri Hilson, Ne-Yo, MC Lyte, Terrence J, and more. 9:00 PM ET on VH1

    The Big Leap: Season finale. With a massive blackout threatening to derail the finale, the cast bands together to light up the stage. Meanwhile, Reggie (Ser’Darius Blain) attempts a rapprochement with Gabby (Simone Recasner), as Nick (Scott Foley) works to convince the network that this show is something special. With FOX yet to decide whether to renew the freshman drama, tonight's season finale may also be the series finale.. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on FOX

    Michael Bublé’s Christmas in the City: Holiday special. The Grammy-winning singer returns to NBC to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his chart-topping album, “Christmas,” with a new special taped in 30 Rock's famed Studio 8H. 10:00 PM ET on NBC

    The Forever Prisoner: Original documentary. Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) takes viewers behind the architects of America’s torture program and the case of CIA captive Abu Zubaydah in this feature doc. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on HBO


    Home Alone: Eight-year-old troublemaker Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he's accidentally left by his family before their Christmas vacation in this 1990 classic. Watch trailer1:10 PM ET on Freeform

    Elf: When one of Santa's Elves (Will Ferrell) learns he was adopted, he sets off to New York in search of his birth family. Watch trailer. 3:13 PM ET on Starz Edge

    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York: History repeats itself when nine-year old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is accidentally separated from his family and find himself on his own in the big city. Watch trailer. 3:40 PM ET on Freeform

    The Santa Clause: Tim Allen signs on with Team Santa, but he fails to read the fine print before donning the classic red suit. Watch trailer. 6:20 PM ET on Freeform

    Scrooged: A selfish TV executive (Bill Murray) is visited by a succession of ghosts intent on helping him regain his Christmas spirit. Watch trailer. 12:30am on AMC

    Visit our Holiday Viewing Guide for a complete listing of where to watch classic holiday specials and movies throughout the month of December.

    Claire Spellberg Lustig is the Senior Editor at Primetimer and a scholar of The View. Follow her on Twitter at @c_spellberg.

    TOPICS: A Very Boy Band Holiday, ABC, Landscapers, 98 Degrees, Boyz II Men, New Edition, New Kids on the Block, ’NSYNC, O-Town