The second Sleeper Cell miniseries begins tonight on Showtime, as does the two-part Tsunami movie on HBO. Dexter realizes how close he has been to the Ice Truck Killer all this time on Showtime while The Wire on HBO ends its fourth season. Many a Christmas movie is shown on cable as well as many a meaningful football game is played, while That Girl continues to play on TV Land all day. There is much to watch and even more to TiVo or to get via on Demand from your cable service. What will you be watching tonight on the tube?
The Simpsons (FOX): New. Bart convinces all his friends not to go to Nelsonâ€™s birthday party but is then forced to go himself by Marge.
American Dad (FOX): Repeat. Just something to occupy your TV screen until something really worth watching comes on. Really you should just go grab a snack or something after The Simpsons or flip over and see how Saints are doing versus the Cowboys on NBC.
Cold Case (CBS): New. Lilly and Scotty have to travel to Tennessee while investigating the 2000 murder of a country music singer.
Brothers & Sisters (ABC): While trying to get back the money their dad had appropriated to save the company Sarah, Tommy and Saul make a mistake while Nora seems to be overcompensating a bit for the holidays.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): New. Two hours of tear jerking goodness as the team rebuilds a wheelchair accessible house for a police officer that was shot by gang members.
Without a Trace (CBS): New. After hitting the winning shot to send his basketball team to the championship game a star high school basketball player disappears.
Emeril Live (Food Network): Repeat. Get some tasty holiday recipes.
Sleeper Cell: American Terror (Showtime): Premiere. The first of eight episodes of this second miniseries plays tonight with episodes every night for the next week. It begins a bit after the previous one ended, as a new sleeper cell in Los Angeles is uncovered. If you canâ€™t wait that long and have Showtime on Demand you should be able to watch any of the eight episodes beginning tonight.
Dexter (Showtime): New. It looks like Dexter will finally figure out who the Ice Truck Killer really is.
ABC Family has Christmas movies all day long and ends the day with two showings of the new Santa Baby starring Jenny McCarthy.
Bravo has eight episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Hallmark Channel has Christmas themed movies much of the day.
Lifetime also has made-for-TV Christmas movies most of the day.
TV Land continues their That Girl weekend with episodes continuing to play all day.
Looking for some Christmas gift ideas for the TV fan on your list? Then check out the 12 Days of Christmas Gifts for some TV shows on DVD ideas or just to sing around the house this holiday season.