Tonight on the Tube: Elf, Charlie Brown, Cat in the Hat & Crusoe

by Jason the TVaholic on December 20, 2008

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Saturday Night Live Sketches via Amazon Video On DemandTonight, NBC has a WWE Tribute to the Troops special.

On cable tonight, ABC Family has the TV movie premiere of Christmas in Wonderland, FOX Reality has the second season finale of My Bare Lady, Hallmark Channel has the TV movie premiere of Our First Christmas, Lifetime has the TV movie premiere of A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride, and Sci Fi has the TV movie premiere of Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon.

Note: Had a very long day, 11.5 hours, at work last night and wasn’t able to get home in time to have something go out in the daily email. So, sorry for the delay, especially to those who get TotT via email, and for the brevity of today’s post, but I’ve been up for 24 hours now and am dosing off at my keyboard while I try to type this.

Prime Pick

I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown! (ABC): Repeat. ReRun tries to get some holiday cheer from Snoopy and Spike.

Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat (ABC): Released 2003. Mike Myers is the Cat in the Hat in this live action. Runs two hours.

Solid Selections

Elf (CBS): Released 2003. Will Ferrell as a giant elf in search of his real parents in New York City. Runs two hours.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Repeat. Stabler is putting his marriage at risk when he goes undercover with Olivia posing as a hooker, in “Wildlife” from this past Tuesday.

Cable Choices

All Neely Family Holiday (Food Network): New. The Neelys celebrate the holidays with their family. Plays again later.

Unwrapped (Food Network): Repeat. See how some of your favorite sweet “Holiday Treats” are made. Plays again later.

Trading Spaces (TLC): New. It’s a Christmastime swap. Plays again later.

Other Options

  • Crusoe (NBC): New. Friday is trying to devise some defenses for the tree house while remembering things he faced as a childhood.
  • Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (Sci Fi): TV Movie Premiere. Stars Shannen Doherty (Charmed, Beverly Hills, 90210). A woman is leading a quest to save her father. Runs two hours. Plays again later.

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