Tonight on the Tube: Christmas Cartoons and Law & Order Reruns

by Jason the TVaholic on December 17, 2005

in Tonight on the Tube

Get your fill of holiday cheer with Frosty and Robbie. Christmas is just over a week away. Can you believe it? The year has gone by so fast. What will you be watching tonight on TV? Get some ideas below.

Prime Picks

Frosty the Snowman (CBS): The classic Christmas tale narrated by Jimmy Durante.
Frosty Returns (CBS): Updated tale with narrator Jonathan Winters and the voice of John Goodman as Frosty.

Robbie the Reindeer in Hooves of Fire (CBS): Robbie goes to the North Pole to claim his rightful spot leading Santa’s sleigh.
Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (CBS): Some mythical Vikings help save Robbie and his friends from the evil Blitzen.

48 Hours Mystery (CBS): Four students try to solve the case of the murder of some newlyweds.

Solid Selections

Law & Order (NBC): Repeat of In God We Trust episode.

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (NBC): Repeat of the episode Beast with guest bad guy Bronson Pinchot.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat of the Starved episode with guest bad guy Dean Cain.

Other Options

The Sound of Music (ABC): ABC will be alive tonight with The Sound of Music, which starts an hour before primetime and runs for four hours. This is the classic 1965 musical starring Julie Andrews.

Cable Choices

Christmas in Boston (ABC Family): Two pen pals send their best friends in their place to meet the other. Wackiness ensues and maybe a little romance in this two hour 2005 made for TV movie. It airs back to back twice tonight.

Top 5: Holiday Hits (Food Network): Some tasty holiday traditions are counted down in this repeat airing.

Sports Notes

Today you will find some NFL Football action taking to the Saturday airwaves. In the early game you will see the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the New England Patriots on Fox. The middle game is the Kansas City Chiefs at the New York Giants on CBS. The night game is the Denver Broncos at the Buffalo Bills on ESPN.

Before the football game on CBS you will find Louisville at Kentucky in College Basketball action. You will also find games on ESPN and ESPN2.

Find a little Golf on ABC this afternoon. It is the front nine of the three-tour challenge. Players from the PGA, LPGA and Champions tours compete.

Late Night Notes

Saturday Night Live is new tonight with host Jack Black and musical guest Neil Young. Also new tonight is MADtv with special guest Neil Patrick Harris in a Holiday themed show.

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