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MOVIE “Ready Player One” / 8:00pm (HBO) 1:20am (HBO) Ernest Cline co-adapted his own best-sell­ing 2011 sci-fi novel for Steven Spiel­berg’s 2018 ad­ven­ture, which uses a com­bi­na­tion of live-ac­tion and an­i­ma­tion to con­jure the dystopian near fu­ture of 2045. There, much of hu­man­ity re­treats into OA­SIS, a vir­tual-re­al­ity soft­ware pro­gram, to es­cape their bleak sur­round­ings. Wade (Tye Sheri­dan) dis­cov­ers clues to a hid­den game in the pro­gram that will de­liver a life-chang­ing re­ward to the win­ner. Olivia Cooke, Ben Men­del­sohn, T.J. Miller, Si­mon Pegg and Mark Ry­lance star. Dis­ney’s Fairy Tale Wed­dings: Hol­i­day Magic / 8:00pm (Freeform) 1:00am (Freeform) Mar­ried dancers and chore­og­ra­phers Al­li­son Holker and Stephen “tWitch” Boss co-host this all-new in­stall­ment of en­chant­ing nup­tial cer­e­monies at Walt Dis­ney World Re­sort in Florida. Since those Dis­ney ge­niuses rarely miss a mar­ket­ing op­por­tu­nity, this year’s spe­cial throws a spot­light on the com­pany’s huge Christ­mas movie re­lease, “Mary Pop­pins Re­turns.” Coun­try mu­sic su­per­star Martina McBride also per­forms.

MOVIE “Home­grown Christ­mas” / 8:00pm (Hall­mark) Af­ter spend­ing years suc­cess­fully run­ning her own com­pany, shoe de­signer Mad­die (Lori Lough­lin) sells the busi­ness and ac­cepts her mother’s (Gwyneth Walsh) in­vi­ta­tion to come home for Christ­mas and re­con­nect with her long-ig­nored fam­ily. Her younger sis­ter, Hal­lie (Kate Isaac), gives her a chilly re­cep­tion, and things aren’t very com­fort­able for her with Carter (Vic­tor Web­ster), the for­mer beau she aban­doned to move to New York. As Mad­die be­gins to mend fences, an­other tempt­ing busi­ness prospect lands in her lap.

MOVIE “Santa’s Boots” / 8:00pm (Life­time) 12:01am (Life­time) Holly (Me­gan Hilty) isn’t ex­pect­ing any­thing un­usual when she makes her an­nual Christ­mas trip back to her home­town, where she’s to­tally blind­sided by the news that the fam­ily busi­ness, a depart­ment store, is tee­ter­ing on the brink of fore­clo­sure in this new hol­i­day gen­der-switched spin on “Cin­derella.” Pitch­ing in as Santa’s helper, Holly takes an in­stant lik­ing to Nick (Noah Mills), the store’s sur­pris­ingly young Santa. As Christ­mas looms, how­ever, Nick abruptly dis­ap­pears, leav­ing Holly to search for him with only one clue: a black boot he left be­hind.

Lori Lough­lin stars in “Home­grown Christ­mas” Satur­day on Hall­mark Chan­nel.

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