‘Roma,’ ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,’ ‘Springsteen on Broadway,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week

MONDAY

CMA Country Christmas: Reba hosts, and Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, the Isaacs and Brett Young perform. When did Tony Bennett go country? 7 p.m., ABC

Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night: The a cappella group performs in Las Vegas because what says Christmas better than the strip? 9 p.m., NBC

Arrow: The Elseworlds crossover continues … 7 p.m., The CW

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: … and continues …  8 p.m., The CW

Christmas Movies

  • No Sleep ‘Til Christmas: 8 p.m., Freeform

TUESDAY

Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas: The puppeteer who won America’s Got Talent celebrates Christmas “Oklahoma style” which sounds like a threat. 8 p.m., NBC

Momentum Generation: This documentary examines the teen surfers who changed the sport in the 1980s. 9 p.m., HBO

Supergirl: … and continues … 7 p.m., The CW

Black Lightning: … and continues. 8 p.m., The CW

WEDNESDAY

Champaign Ill: When a rapper unexpectedly dies, his crew has to move back home in this new comedy. YouTube

Ellen’s Game of Games: A holiday edition of the perky game show. 7 p.m., NBC

Out of One, Many: A documentary about a diverse group of immigrants as they prepare to take their citizenship test. Netflix

THURSDAY

Disney Prep & Landing: It’s time for the elves. 7 p.m., ABC

Miracle on 34th Street: The original! 8:15 p.m., AMC

Sport’s Illustrated Sportsman of the Year: Look, sportsball and unnecessary awards ceremonies ain’t my thing, but they might be yours. 8 p.m., NBCSN

FRIDAY

Roma:  Alfonso Cuaron’s semi-autobiographical film about growing up in Mexico City has critics saying things like “achingly beautiful” and “soulful” and “most beautiful tours in the wound of time” and “best film of 2018”  Netflix

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: They’re back, hunty. Season premiere. 7 p.m., VH1

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale: It’s a witchy Christmas special because sure, why not. Netflix

Fuller House: Season four. Netflix

Travelers: Season three. Netflix

The Innocent Man: John Grisham brings you your next true crime obsession. Netflix

The Fix: A panel of comedians take on the world’s problems in this new talk show. Netflix

I Love Lucy Christmas Special: Lucy and Ricky and Ethel and Fred decorate a Christmas tree. 7 p.m., CBS

The Dick Van Dyke Show: Now in Living Color: The Dick Van Dyke Show gets the colorized treatment this year.  8 p.m., CBS

Christmas Movies

  • Christmas Around the Corner: 7 p.m., Lifetime

SATURDAY

Blockers: I haven’t seen this, but what I understand is that this is a teen sex comedy with a decidedly feminist bent. Also, it stars John Cena. 7 p.m., HBO

Pete Holmes: Dirty Clean: Pete Holmes’s stand-up special ahead of the return of Crashing9 p.m., HBO

Christmas Movies

  • Christmas Pen Pals: 7 p.m., Lifetime
  • Entertaining Christmas: 7 p.m,., Hallmark
  • Country Christmas Album: 8 p.m., Ion
  • Northern Lights of Christmas: 8 p.m., HMC

SUNDAY

Springsteen on Broadway: Exactly what it sounds like. Netflix

2018 Miss Universe: You know. 6 p.m., Fox

The Sound of Music: The hills are alive and all that. 6 p.m., ABC

Christmas Movies

  • Christmas on Holly Lane: 6 p.m., UP
  • Coins for Christmas: 6 p.m., TV One
  • A Gingerbread Romance: 7 p.m., Hallmark
  • Hometown Christmas: 7 p.m., Lifetime
  • A Christmas in Royal Fashion: 8 p.m., Ion
  • Small Town Christmas: 8 p.m., HMC

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