Tonight on the Tube: It’s a Wonderful Life

by Jason the TVaholic on December 10, 2005

in Tonight on the Tube

Tonight is a night of Christmas holiday movies and specials. What will you be watching on TV tonight? Get some ideas of what to watch below.

Prime Picks

It’s a Wonderful Life (NBC): This is a holiday movie classic. The run time is three hours. They used to play this anywhere and everywhere this time of year. Now it is usually only once and tonight is the night.

Solid Selections

America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC): Repeat showing holiday themed videos where people do stupid stuff that got caught on tape. Runs 30 minutes.
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (ABC): Jim Carrey stars as the Grinch and Anthony Hopkins narrates. This starts a half hour into the first hour of primetime and runs for two and a half hours.

Other Options

Cops (FOX): Cops from coast to coast.
Cops (FOX): Repeat of Cops from coast to coast.

America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back (FOX): The search is on for the Collegetown Creeper.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): The Mystery of Janet March.

Cable Choices

Emeril Kicks up the Holidays (Food Network): Emeril kicks up some holiday recipes with the help of some guests.

Painkiller Jane (SCI FI): A woman is exposed to biochemical weapons and develops amazing powers because of her altered genetic makeup.

Sports Notes

The 2005 Heisman Trophy is presented this evening on ESPN. CBS has college basketball games from the John R. Wooden Classic that is being played in Anaheim, CA this afternoon.

Late Night Laughs

Saturday Night Live is new tonight with Host Alec Baldwin making appearance number 12. That ties him with John Goodman and one behind Steve Martin who has hosted 13 times and will be doing so again early next year sometime. MADtv is also new with special guest comic Jeff Garlin who will be participating in sketches tonight.

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