ON THE box

Cud­dle up on the couch with your loved ones and en­joy our picks of the best fes­tive view­ing this week

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SUN 18.12 Mariah’s World E! (DStv chan­nel 124), 8pm

This gives fans, view­ers and “lambs” alike a peek into the life of the award-win­ning singer, song­writer and icon Mariah Carey. Dur­ing the eight-part se­ries, Mariah is faced with over­whelm­ing de­mands as she launches her world tour while be­ing a lov­ing, dot­ing mommy to her twins.

THU 22.12 Hair­spray Live! M-Net (DStv chan­nel 101), 7.30pm

The Tony Award-win­ning Broad­way mu­si­cal makes a colourful de­but on the small screen, retelling the tale of a fun-lov­ing plus­size teen liv­ing in Baltimore dur­ing the 60s.

FRI 23.12 Jamie’s Big Fam­ily Christ­mas BBC Life­style (DStv chan­nel 174), 8.16pm

The pukka chef re­veals how to make the most suc­cu­lent roast turkey with gravy and also gives some in­sider tricks on the best ways to use left­overs.

SAT 24.12 Arthur Christ­mas (2011) e.tv (DStv chan­nel 194), 7.30pm

Every child won­ders: “How does Santa de­liver all those presents in one night?” Arthur Christ­mas pro­vides an in­cred­i­ble an­swer.

Emeli Sandé Live at the Royal Al­bert Hall

SABC3 (DStv chan­nel 193), 5pm Ac­claimed Scot­tish record­ing artist Emeli Sandé de­liv­ers a per­for­mance of a life­time at the Royal Al­bert Hall.

Santa Hun­ters (2014)

SABC1 (DStv chan­nel 191), 8pm Four chil­dren try to claim that Santa Claus is real in this movie by Nick­elodeon.

PICK OF THE STREAM Bar­bie: A Per­fect Christ­mas Avail­able on Show­max

Join Bar­bie and her three sis­ters as they dis­cover the joys of a truly per­fect Christ­mas. This will not only en­ter­tain kids, but teach them a les­son about hol­i­day spirit.

JAMIE’S BIG FAM­ILY CHRIST­MAS

MARIAH’S WORLD

EMELI SANDÉ LIVE AT THE ROYAL AL­BERT HALL

BAR­BIE: A PER­FECT CHRIST­MAS

HAIR­SPRAY LIVE!

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