How to Spend It Well at Christmas with Phillip Schofield, The Family Secret, and more

How to Spend It Well at Christmas with Phillip Schofield, The Family Secret, and more

I am Johnny Cash

Sky Arts, 9.00pm

“You could’ve put him in a roomful of Presidents and he would’ve stood out,” says one contributor in this fine portrait of country music’s most charismatic star, which features rare archive footage and interviews with family members and friends. GO  

Country Music by Ken Burns

BBC Four, 9.30pm & 10.20pm

Tonight’s double bill charts the changing face of country music from the Seventies to the early Eighties via the careers of Dolly Parton, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris and Hank Williams Jr. GO  

The Graham Norton Show

BBC One, 10.40pm; N Ireland, 11.10pm

A starry sofa, even by Norton’s standards, sees Judi Dench and Jennifer Hudson chatting about their new adaptation of Cats. Beside them are Hugh Grant, Matthew McConaughey and Michael Bublé, while Coldplay perform their latest release. GO

Adam Hills: Take His Legs

Channel 4, 11.30pm

This is an affectionate and rather entertaining documentary about disability, well-being and sport, following the Last Leg host and founder of the UK’s first disability rugby league team, the Warrington Wolves, as they prepare for the biggest game of their lives in Sydney. GO 

Glass (2019) ★★★☆☆

Sky Cinema Premiere, 8.00pm

M Night Shyamalan has completed a long-range trilogy, bringing together everyone from Unbreakable and Split for a kind of real-world-superhero showdown at an insane asylum. James McAvoy’s 23 competing personalities are still fun, but this film, which also features Samuel L Jackson and Bruce Willis, is in thrall to its creator’s goofiest and most leaden ideas about What Comics Really Mean.

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