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Watch! December 2018

Watch is the official magazine of CBS, a glossy, entertainment focused magazine that gives readers a window into the world of glamour and celebrity through their favorite stars. From revealing profiles of TV's biggest talents to behind the scenes features, Watch goes where no other magazine can. Every issue is jam packed with interviews, previews, fashion spreads, celebrity vacation features and trips down memory lane through the CBS library. With the access of TV Guide, the glamour of Vanity Fair and the know-how of Entertainment Weekly, Watch is your one source for the best in television and entertainment.

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6 Issues

in this issue

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your holiday agenda

LIGHT FANTASTIC Through all of the season’s hustle and bustle, a single candle can be a sanctuary. Scented with earthy patchouli and exotic ylang-ylang, the Bliss Elixir candle from Mommentto—a favorite of Happy Together star Amber Stevens West—offers peace with just the strike of a match. GUARD THAT GLOW Walking in a winter wonderland may be a joy, but it can also be tough on your skin. Introducing Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Body Yogurt. This rich cream revitalizes with oatmeal and Greek yogurt, keeping you velvety soft—even when Jack Frost nips his hardest. PHONE HOME There’s no place like home for the holidays, as anyone who’s had to miss a family gathering knows well. This year, distant loved ones are just a FaceTime call away. With Smart HDR video features, the iPhone XS from T-Mobile puts…

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“I’ve interviewed a fair share of actors, but few have had the positive, boundless energy Missy Peregrym has,” says Ryan Devlin (“Into the Woods,” p. 64). “I can absolutely see why Dick Wolf was determined to have her at the top of the cast of FBI. She’s going to do great things.” Devlin started his career at Premiere magazine in the early 2000s and is a contributing editor at The Week. He lives with his family in Brooklyn. Christmas came early for deputy editor Kristin Perrotta when she started planning our gift guide (“Holiday Best,” p. 88). “It’s so much fun putting it together each year,” she says. “It’s like the ultimate shopping spree. We comb through everything that’s new and exciting and spend months debating our favorites—the things we’d really…

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Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @cbswatch. ADORE MOORE See why S.W.A.T. star Shemar Moore makes us S.W.O.O.N. in these exclusive photos from the cutting room floor. YULETIDE SPIRIT Primetime and daytime stars dish on their favorite holiday eats and traditions. SPOTLIGHT ON From acting inspiration to vacation goals, get to know the cast of Murphy Brown. “I think motherhood preps you for every single aspect of life. It’s impossible to encapsulate in words how much motherhood prepped me for being a human being.”—SONEQUA MARTIN-GREEN, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY KWAKU ALSTON; ROBERT TRACHTENBERG/CBS; DAVID NEEDLEMAN; MATTHEW EISMAN/GETTY IMAGES; STEPHANIEFREY/GETTY IMAGES…

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’tis the season

THERE ARE A LOT OF MAJOR celebrities who march—and float—down Sixth Avenue in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (right by our windows at Watch!). But perhaps the most beloved star of all shows up right at the end (don’t they always?): Santa Claus. His appearance means that the holiday season has arrived, and with it the promise of joyful celebration, gift-giving, and special time spent with family and friends. No matter what holiday you celebrate, we’re sure you’ll find something for a loved one in this issue’s super-glam gift guide. From sparkly jewelry to sophisticated menswear, we have you covered. We’re also bringing you gifts of a different kind with beautiful photos and features on FBI star Missy Peregrym, All American’s Taye Diggs, and Shameless’ Steve Howey. Plus, with our guide to this…

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the most wonderful time of the year

BEGINNING WITH THE Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS, a magical season starts to unfold. Here, your can’t-miss specials, as well as our picks for the best oldies-but-goodies when it comes to getting into your holiday groove. The 92nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS For the 58th year, CBS will air portions of the Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The parade was originally Christmas-themed when it debuted in 1924. (Airs Thursday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m. ET/PT on CBS.) The 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors This year’s recognition of extraordinary artistic contribution includes Cher, composer and pianist Philip Glass, Reba McEntire, and jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter. Hamilton creator and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda (pictured at right), director Thomas Kail, choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, and music director Alex Lacamoire are also honored, for…

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test your holiday-special smarts

1 What was the first character balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to debut in 1927, three years after the parade began? Hint: He’s known for his secret bag of tricks. 2 When the Brady clan reunited for the holidays in 1988 for the CBS television film A Very Brady Christmas, which Brady sibling was not played by the original performer? 3“The Night of the Meek” episode of The Twilight Zone, starring Art Carney, was remade for the revival of the anthology series in 1985. Who played Henry Corwin, Carney’s role? Hint: He headlined the popular spinoff of The Golden Girls. 4 The first telecast of The Kennedy Center Honors in 1978 honored Marian Anderson, George Balanchine, Richard Rodgers, and Arthur Rubinstein, as well as one more artist. Who was it? 5 I…