There's No Gift Like These Presents! It's Your 2016 TV Insider Holiday Gift Guide
Smell Like Star Spirit
Give those Cookie Lyon fans a slap of glam with Simon James London’s Empire-themed fragrances (starting at $59.50 empirefragrance.com).
Or Look Like It
Even Hakeem could get off the "naughty" list by giving a hunk of bling from King Ice’s Empire line of laser-engraved gold pendants and earrings ($40-$90, kingice.com)
Felicity Smoak and Olivia Pope wannabes can werk their looks, too! Peggy Li Creations’ “As Seen On” collection features gorgeous nested rings, infinity necklaces and gemstone earrings worn on everything from Arrow, Elementary, The Flash and Scandal to Pretty Little Liars, You’re the Worst, Famous in Love and The Vampire Diaries. (Prices vary, peggyli.com)
It's a Small World
The newest Disney princess comes to musical life with Hasbro’s Elena of Avalor My Time Singing Doll, a 14-inch, articulated figure that plays her TV-show anthem when you press her necklace. ($29.99, toysrus.com).
A Gift That Gives Back
Showcased by Tamron Hall on the Today show, Bears for Humanity’s adorable offerings create jobs for members of California’s Welfare-to-Work program, and they’re made from 100 percent organic and fair-trade materials. Even better, for every purchase, an identical bear is donated to a child in need. ($45, bearsforhumanity.com)
Wow the retro gamer on your list with AtGames’ SEGA Genesis Classic Game Console ($39.99, target.com). Preloaded with 80 old-school gems like Sonic the Hedgehog and Mortal Kombat, this set comes with two wireless controllers and ports for gamepads. Also available: Atari Flashback 7, with 100-plus games. ($49.99)
Ben There, Want That
Who doesn’t want more Ben McKenzie in their lives? Or living rooms? DC Collectibles has Gotham fans covered with a highly detailed 13-inch statue of McKenzie as James Gordon from the Fox drama. The stars of Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl are also available. ($129.95, shopdcentertainment.com)
If they love TV, they will love reading about it! David Bianculli’s The Platinum Age of Television ($32.50) celebrates the best of the recent past.
Tara Bennett’s The Making of Outlander ($50) is a luscious companion to the time-traveling romance that has our kilts in a twist.
And Absolute Preacher ($150) conjures up the first 26 issues of the Vertigo Comics tale that inspired AMC’s devilish adaptation in a massive slip-covered collection.
Samsung’s Gear S3 is the must-give for anyone who lives to be connected. Available in two styles with Bluetooth or 4g LTE, this customizable and water-resistant wearable can alert users when their favorite show is on, feed them info from CNN and stream fun from countless other entertainment apps. ($349.99, samsung.com, bestbuy.com)
Have Brick, Will Travel
Everything is awesome about gifts that work for the young and old, like the LEGO Batmobile set. This version of the Caped Crusader’s ride comes with five mini-figures. And since it’s more fun to race than chase sometimes, you can also snag the Joker’s Notorious Lowrider set featuring the Clown Prince of Crime, Batgirl and Harley Quinn. (Starting at 49.99, shop.lego.com)
In bed, no one can hear you streaming! If you have someone who loves to watch TV while you're trying to sleep, Audio-Technica has these Solid Bass wireless in-ear headphones that allows the user to connect to up to eight different devices...without waking anyone up while they catch up on The Walking Dead. ($79.95)
For the young at heart, nothing says baby it's cold outside better than this Care Bears adult onesie. And for the actually young kids, an entire line of Care Bears plush toys, backpacks and accessories (starting at $14.99) are available at walmart.com, target.com and kmart.com.
The Dark Knight takes on a few lighter hues in DC Collectibles' Batman: Rainbow Action Figure 6-pack featuring a half dozen eye-popping Caped Crusaders perfect for the most colorful collector in your life. ($70)
Both TV: The Book by Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz ($19.99) and Seinfeldia by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong ($26) are masterful tomes from experts in the field that cast a keen eye on the medium's most important programs and how viewers (and viewing habits) were changed by them. And really, is there a more fun way to stuff a superhero fan's stocking than with the Adventures of Supergirl graphic novel, comic book writer Sterling Gates's tales from the hit TV series? ($19.99)
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Where All the Lights are Bright, Downton!
All six seasons, 13 hours of extras and exclusive keepsakes?! Stick a Downton Abbey Complete Limited Edition Collector's Box Set under the tree and you know that Crawley fangirl in your family will be happier than Lady Mary ever was. ()
Winter is Here
We all know someone who keeps saying they plan to read George R.R Martin's Game of Thrones series before the HBO hit returns, so thrill them (and call their bluff) with Juniper Books' stunning "Armor" set that collects all the available novels in bindings tough enough for Winterfell. ($250). Also available: Gorgeously bound collections of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events and the Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon.
’Tis the season to find the perfect present for the TV fan on your list. Whether they love a soapy British tale of wealth and housework or the superheroes currently saving the day on the small screen, we have the must-have favorites for every kind of wish list.