Christmas on TV: 'Doctor Who,' basketball and holiday favorites
A scene from the BBC's "Doctor Who."
In the annual Doctor Who
holiday special (7 and 10 p.m., BBC America), the Doctor makes sacrifices to save a town called Christmas.Elsewhere on TV ...The Muppet Christmas Carol
(9 a.m. and noon, ABC Family): Kermit, Miss Piggy and more. (Repeat)NBA
: Chicago Bulls at Brooklyn Nets (10 a.m., ESPN); Oklahoma City Thunder at New York Knicks (12:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4); Miami Heat at Los Angeles Lakers (3 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4); Houston Rockets at San Antonio Spurs (6 p.m. ESPN); Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors (8:30 p.m., ESPN)National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
(2 and 10 p.m., ABC Family): 1989 comedy. (Repeat)A Christmas Story Marathon
(TBS): The 24-hour marathon continues with airings ever two hours until 6 p.m.Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas
(7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Blake Shelton, Trisha Yearwood and Reba McEntire join the singer. (Repeat)A Fairly Odd Christmas
(7 and 10 p.m., Nick): "Fairly Oddparents" holiday special. (Repeat)Trophy Wife
(7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Hilarious Christmas episode. (Repeat)Michael Buble's 3rd Annual Christmas Special
(8 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and Cookie Monster join the singer. (Repeat)Raising Hope
(8 and 8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): A pair of funny Christmas episodes. (Repeats)
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