Tonight on the Tube: Frosty the Snowman, Lipstick Jungle, Starter Wife & Sanctuary

News & Notes

Download Lipstick Jungle Episodes with Amazon Video On DemandTonight, The CW has The Family Entertainment Awards and NBC has a Greatest Holiday Moments: Songs of the Season Countdown special.

Over on cable, CMT has The 12 Redneck Days of Christmas and USA has the season season finale of The Starter Wife.

In Battlestar Galactica news, a new set of 10 webisodes begins playing today on at noon ET. They star Grace Park and Alessandro Juliani. It’s just a little something to tide you over until Season 4 picks back up on January 16th, 2009.

Prime Picks

Everybody Hates Chris (The CW): New. Chris wants to spend New Year’s Eve in Time Square. Julius tries to keep a guy from leaping from a bridge. A repeat episode follows.

Lipstick Jungle (NBC): New. Josie gets Shane the opportunity to tour with Natasha Bedingfield and it creates tension between him and Wendy. Victory is trying to decide if she wants to don her birthday suit for her new ad campaign.

Numb3rs (CBS): Repeat. A serial rapist is using his standing as a cop to pull off his crimes in “Power” from last season.

Solid Selections

Frosty the Snowman (CBS): Repeat. The classic animated tale narrated by Jimmy Durante.
Frosty Returns (CBS): Repeat. The sequel to Frosty the Snowman with John Goodman (Roseanne) as the voice of Frosty and narrated by Jonathan Winters.

The Flight Before Christmas (CBS): Repeat. Animated tale about a flying squirrel that is trying to teach a reindeer how to fly through the sky.

20/20 (NBC): Repeat. ABC investigates and reports.

Cable Choices

Good Eats (Food Network): Repeats. Alton visits the “School of Hard Nogs” and then figures out how to use “The Cookie Clause.” Both play again later.

Stargate Atlantis (Sci Fi): New. Dr. Keller somehow has had her consciousness transferred to a criminal that is sentenced to death. Plays again later. Last week’s episode “Infection” replays right before.

Sanctuary (Sci Fi): New. Will gets trapped in a modern day fight club where participants fight to the death. Plays again later.

Other Option

  • Dear Food Network (Food Network): Repeat. Paula Deen along with other Food Network stars make their favorite “Holiday Desserts.” Plays again later.
  • Greatest Holiday Moments: Songs of the Season Countdown (NBC): New. Counting down the best holiday songs of the season.
  • The Starter Wife (USA): Season Finale. Molly makes a decision regarding her relationship with Zach and Joan finally comes clean. Plays again later. The first nine episodes of the season replay earlier in the day.
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars (Cartoon Network): New. General Grevious shows his allegiance at the expense of the Jedi. Plays again later.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has doubleheader NBA action with the New Orleans Hornets at the Boston Celtics followed by the Houston Rockets at the Golden State Warriors.
  • ESPN2 has college football action with the NCAA Division I first semifinal game.

Late Night

  • House (USA): Repeat. “Let Them Eat Cake” from a couple of weeks ago on FOX replays, where a fitness trainer collapse while shooting an infomercial and Thirteen begins participating in a clinical trial.

TV Marathons

Sci Fi has eight episodes of Stargate Atlantis early.
Spike has eight hours of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes.
USA has first nine episodes of this season of The Starter Wife early.

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