Tree Lightings, ‘It’s Always Sunny,’ ‘Annie Live!’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week


CMA Country Christmas: Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce host this special, featuring performances by Jimmie Allen with Louis York & The Shindellas, BRELAND, Brett Eldredge, Lady A, Pistol Annies, Carrie Underwood, and Lainey Wilson. 7 p.m., ABC

That’s My Jam: Two teams of celebrities compete in a series of music, trivia, and dance games in this new series from Jimmy Fallon. In the series premiere, the hosts of The Voice compete in a bit of NBC synergy. 9 p.m., NBC

The Black Pack: We Three Kings: Taye Diggs, Ne-Yo, and Eric Bellinger bring classic holiday music to life in this new special. 7 p.m., The CW


La Brea: It’s the season finale for this stupid show, and now my watch is done. 8 p.m., NBC

Superstar: George Michael: A look at the life of pop genius George Michael. 9 p.m., ABC

Mo Amer: Mohammed in Texas: Houston comedian Mo Amer gets his first Netflix stand-up special filmed here in his hometown. Netflix


It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia: In the season premiere, the gang looks back on the chaos that was the year 2020. 9 p.m., FXX

The 89th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center: It’s time to light up the giant Christmas tree again. 7 p.m., NBC

Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas: The gang gets back together for this one-off Christmas special. Roku

Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around: Kelly Clarkson hosts this Christmas special featuring musical performances and duets, and giving back to those in need. 9 p.m., NBC

Adrienne: A look at the too-brief life of indie movie darling Adrienne Shelly. 7 p.m., HBO

Beebo Saves Christmas: Legends of Tomorrow’s mascot gets his own Christmas special. 7 p.m., The CW

Lost in Space: Third and final season of the sci-fi reboot. Netflix

Power of the Dog: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, and Jesse Plemmons star in this western about a fearsome rancher who terrorizes his family or something. Premiere. Netflix


Annie Live!: Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr., Megan Hilty, Tituss Burgess, and Celina Smith star in this live version of the classic musical. Premiere. 7 p.m., NBC

Baking It!: Maya Rudolph and Andy Samberg host this holiday baking competition which is produced by Amy Poehler and is an extension of the Making It! family.  Peacock

Santa Inc.: Sarah Silverman leads this very naughty not-at-all-for-kids animated series as a female elf who wants to replace Santa when the time comes. Series premiere.  Netflix

Single All the Way: A guy convinces his best friend to pose as his boyfriend over the holidays in this new romantic comedy that also stars Jennifer Coolidge, which is reason enough to watch. Premiere. Netflix

Queen of the Universe: Drag queens compete in this singing competition from RuPaul. Series premiere. Paramount+

Mariah’s Christmas: The Magic Continues: Mariah is back and Christmasing. Premiere. Apple TV+

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The popular books are given the animated movie treatment. Premiere. Disney+

Harlem: A group of recent college graduates follows their dreams in this new comedy. Series premiere. Amazon


Silent Night: Merry Christmas! Everyone’s going to die! Premiere. AMC+

Coming Out Colton: Former Bachelor Colton Underwood begins his journey living as an openly gay man in this new series. Premiere. Netflix

The Great British Baking Show: Season Premiere. Netflix

Money Heist: Series finale of the wildly popular Spanish series. Netflix



It’s a Wonderful Life: Help Clarence earn his wings, George! 7 p.m., NBC

A Clüsterfünke Christmas: Rachel Dratch and Anna Gasteyer star in this spoof of romantic holiday movies. Premiere. 6 p.m., Comedy Central

Space Jam: A New Legacy: Not Squid Game. 7 p.m., HBO


The National Christmas Tree Lighting: The big tree in D.C. is lit. 7:30 p.m., CBS

The 23rd Home for the Holidays: The annual special celebrating adoption and foster care is back. 8:30 p.m., CBS

The Walking Dead: The World Beyond: “The group faces enemies, living and dead, on their way to save the future…and themselves.” Series finale. 9:15 p.m., AMC


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