DOLLFACE Stream on Hulu. In this new sitcom, Kat Dennings plays Jules, a woman who works to rekindle her female friendships after a breakup. The story swings in and out of Jules’s reality and her internal fantasy world, tackling social anxiety and breakup etiquette with a surrealistic flair that echoes shows like “Lodge 49”: Paramedics arrive after Jules accidentally likes her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend’s Instagram post, and she finds herself on a game show called “Should She Go Out?” The 10-episode series is executive produced by Margot Robbie, and also stars Brenda Song from “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” and Shay Mitchell from “Pretty Little Liars.” Writing about the show for The New York Times, Jennifer Vineyard said Mitchell’s character “is the Samantha of this show — which is to say, she’s absolutely fabulous.”
I’M WITH THE BAND: NASTY CHERRY Stream on Netflix. Charli XCX is using her status and expertise as a global pop sensation to help this female alt-pop foursome navigate the music industry. This six-part series follows Gabbriette Bechtel, Chloe Chaidez, Debbie Knox-Hewson and Georgia Somary, a mix of seasoned and first-time musicians Charli XCX selected for the project, who live and record together as the band Nasty Cherry.
SUFFRAGETTE (2015) Stream on Netflix. This film directed by Sarah Gavron is about women’s right to vote, but it also makes “a series of arguments about the workings of patriarchal power, the complexities of political resistance and the economic implications” of that right, Manohla Dargis writes in her New York Times review. Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne-Marie Duff portray working-class women swept up in the British suffragist movement in 1912, a cause spearheaded by Emmeline Pankhurst, who is played by Meryl Streep. As the fight reaches a boiling point, Maud Watts (Mulligan), an industrial laundry worker, is forced to make sacrifices for the cause.
CHRISTMAS UNDER THE STARS 8 p.m. on Hallmark. The Hallmark Channel’s annual holiday programming is already in full swing. Two actors known for their roles in mid-2000s teen hits — Jesse Metcalfe of “John Tucker Must Die” and Autumn Reeser of “The O.C.” — team up again for their second Hallmark movie together, after “A Country Wedding” (2015). In that film, Metcalfe played a successful country music singer, but this time around he is a down-on-his-luck investment banker named Nick, who starts working at his local Christmas-tree lot after losing his job. Reeser plays his love interest, Julie, an astronomy teacher, who inspires Nick to be more selfless.
SESAME STREET 9 a.m. on HBO. In the premiere of the 50th season of this long-running children’s show, Big Bird leaves Sesame Street to embark on a nationwide road trip, stopping in cities to ask kids what they love about their communities. Later on in the season, the gang tackles the pressures that some preschool children are under to meet academic benchmarks.