What’s on Friday: Christmas in Washington, Fringe, The Brit List & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 21, 2012

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News & Notes

Download Fringe Episodes via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, ABC has a Back to the Beginning With Christiane Amanpour special.

Over on cable, BBC America has The Brit List – The Doctor Who Ultimate List of Lists special, TLC has the third season finale of Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids and the second season finale of Brides of Beverly Hills, and TNT has a Christmas in Washington 2012 special.

Listen to the latest TV times Three Podcast: Ep.163, “Winter TV Preview 2013.” On this episode I am joined by @danielletbd and @ShowPatrol. We take a look at the Winter 2013 TV season and give you our thoughts on the new shows premiering in January and February that we’ve seen. We also discussed the fall finale of Arrow, the seventh season finale of Dexter and the second season of Homeland.

Check out the week leading up to Christmas Day TV wise with ‘Twas the TV Week Before Christmas – 2012.

Prime Picks

Christmas in Washington 2012 (TNT): New Special. Diana Ross, Megan Hilty, Demi Lovato, and other perform at the annual holiday gala held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. and hosted by Conan O’Brien. Plays again later two times.

Fringe (FOX): New. The team goes to Nina Sharp to help with the plan to defeat the Observers, but time is running out.

The Brit List (BBC America): New Special. “The Doctor Who Ultimate List of Lists.”

Other Options

  • Doctor Who (BBC America): Repeat. “The Doctor, the Window and the Wardrobe” holiday episode replays.
  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (The CW): Repeat. Animated holiday tale based on the wacky Yule tune that has a young man searching for his grandma and trying to save her Christmas shop.
  • The Happy Elf (The CW): Repeat. Animated musical about an elf that attempts to help the children of Bluesville have a happy holiday.
  • Warehouse 13 (Syfy): Repeat. “The Greatest Gift” holiday episode from season three replays.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has college football action with the Beef O’Brady’s Bowl with Ball State vs. Central Florida.
  • ESPN2 has doubleheader college basketball action with Florida Atlantic at Indiana followed by BYU at Baylor.

Late Night

  • Burn Notice (USA Network): Repeat. Last night’s sixth season finale episodes, “You Can Run, Part 1 & 2,” replay.
  • Eureka (Syfy): Repeat. The “O Little Town” holiday episode from season four replays.
  • Haven (Syfy): Repeat. The “Silent Night” holiday episode from season two replays.

Friday TV Marathons

BBC America has nine Doctor Who specials today.
ION has 11 episodes of Cold Case.
TNT has six episodes of Law & Order today.
USA Network has 14 episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

What will you watch on Friday?

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