What’s on Saturday: Prep & Landing, A Chipmunk Christmas, Wedding Band & More

by Jason the TVaholic on December 22, 2012

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News & Notes

Get Disney’s Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice via Amazon Instant VideoTonight, NBC has the WWE Tribute to the Troops special.

Over on cable, Discovery Channel has a Frozen Planet: Edge of the Earth special.

In late night, TV Guide Network has the second season finale of Stand-Up in Stilettos.

Prime Picks

Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice (ABC): Repeat. An elf deals with a potential crisis after a kid hacks Santa’s database.
A Chipmunk Christmas (ABC): Repeat. Alvin learns about Christmas spirit while trying to help a child with a serious illness.

WWE Tribute to the Troops (NBC): Encore. The 10th annual event for the armed forces in Norfolk, VA has WWE Superstars and Divas performing with the Muppets and musical numbers by Kid Rock and Flo Rida.

Wedding Band (TBS): New. Eddie’s conservative boss doesn’t know about his rock band ways and does whatever he can to hide the fact after Mother of the Bride is hired to perform at his company’s event. Plays twice.

Other Option

  • Made in Jersey (CBS): New. CBS burns off two more episodes of this canceled series tonight.

Sports Notes

  • CBS has college basketball action with Butler vs. Indiana.
  • ESPN has doubleheader college football action with the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl with East Carolina vs. Louisiana-Lafayette and the Maaco Las Vegas Bowl with Washington vs. Boise State followed by NFL football action with the Atlanta Falcons at the Detroit Lions.
  • ESPN2 has five college basketball games today with Syracuse vs. Temple, Texas at Michigan State, Marshall at Kentucky, Missouri at Illinois and Florida at Kansas State.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight.
  • NBC Sports has tripleheader college basketball action with George Mason vs. Richmond, Old Dominion vs. Virginia and Davidson at Drexel.

Late Night

  • Dexter (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s seventh season finale episode, “Surprise, Motherf**ker!,” replays. Plays earlier this evening before primetime as well.
  • Homeland (Showtime): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s second season finale episode, “The Choice,” replays. Plays earlier this evening before primetime as well.
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC): Repeat. Bruno Mars hosted and was the musical guest as well.

Saturday TV Marathons

Check out the list of Christmas weekend TV marathons for the 4-day holiday weekend. Today’s best bets include: The Cosby Show, Monk and Star Trek movies.

What will you watch Saturday?

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