What to watch on TV: Christmas, Lady Gaga, country music



“One last time: an evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga” captures the legendary crooner and pop star on stage at Radio City Music Hall. 8 p.m. CBS

Good night, John-Boy: “The return of the Waltons ” recreates the 1971 TV movie that spawned the 1972-1981 Depression-era family drama. 8 p.m. The CW

HER leads the pack with eight nominations for the “2021 Soul Train Awards. “ Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold are co-hosts. 8:00 p.m. BET; also VH1

Decoupled couple re-couple in new TV movie “The Christmas contest”. With Candace Cameron Bure. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Tia Mowry is praying for a “Miracle in the automobile city” and Motown legend Smokey Robinson answers the call in this new TV movie. 20h for life

Host Helen Mirren puts Harry Potter superfans to the test in new quiz challenge “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Houses Tournament.” “ 8 p.m. Cartoon Network, TBS

The lights are on but someone’s home in a new edition of “The great fight of the Christmas light.” 9 p.m. ABC; also monday, thursday

Frisbees, Barbies and Hot Wheels are just a few of the toys featured in the new series “The Toys That Built America.” 9 p.m. History Channel

The limited series “The hot zone: anthrax” dramatizes the deadly anthrax attacks that rocked the nation in 2001. 9:00 PM and 9:55 PM National Geographic; also from Monday to Tuesday


She’s there, “Miss United States 2021.” A multitude of beauties vie for the title in Tulsa, Oklahoma on this live show. 5 p.m. for info

Taye Diggs, Ne-Yo and Eric Bellinger drag old Christmas carol into new special “The black pack: we, the three kings”. 8 p.m. The CW

Jimmie Allen, Carrie Underwood, et al., Bring the twang for this year’s edition of “Christmas in the land of the CMA”. 8 p.m. ABC

VH1 strengthens in the holiday movie racket with the new offer “Adventures at Christmas.” The stars of “Living Single’s” Kim Fields. 9 p.m. VH1

Jimmy Fallon puts the current coaching staff of “The Voice” – John Legend, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and Ariana Grande – through a series of singing challenges in the special “This is my jam.” 10 p.m. NBC


Drug addiction, incarceration, and more take their toll on a trio of con artists on the wicked streets of Newark, NJ in new documentary “The life of crime 1984-2020”. 9 p.m. HBO

Transgender teen Jazz Jennings returns for seventh season of reality TV series “I Am Jazz.” 9:00 p.m.


Secret ingredient is bickering in new real crime documentary “Fruit cake fraud”. At any time, Discovery +

Danger! Danger, Will Robinson! The sci-fi drama “Lost in space” launches its third and final season. With Parker Posey. At any time, Netflix

1920s rancher (Benedict Cumberbatch) makes life hell for brother’s new wife in 2021 Jane Campion drama “The power of the dog”. At any time, Netflix

The cast of a now-canceled musical TV series is back for an encore in the one-off movie “Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas.” Anytime, Roku channel

Brad Paisley, Norah Jones et al., Help celebrate “Christmas at Rockefeller Center” in a new edition of the annual special. 8 p.m. NBC

“Beebo saves Christmas” in this new animated tale featuring everyone’s favorite talking plush toy from “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”. 8 p.m. The CW

‘Waitress’ director and co-star Adrienne Shelly, who died in 2006, recalls 2021 documentary “Adrienne.” 8 p.m. HBO

A pastry chef welcomes her loved ones for the holidays in the new TV movie “A family Christmas with chestnuts.” 8:00 p.m.

Creatures large and small show their holiday spirit in the special “The funniest animals in the world: Christmas.” 9 p.m. The CW

The mother ship of the franchise “The Real Housewives of Orange County” is back for a 16th season. 9 p.m. bravo

Original “American Idol” Hosts New Star Special “Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Is Coming. “ 10 p.m. NBC

The hot sitcom “The weather is always nice in Philadelphia” is back for a record 15th season. Take that, “Ozzie and Harriet”! 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. FXX


SNL’s Andy Samberg and Maya Rudolph Chair New Culinary Competition “Cook it.” At any time, peacock

In a world where lip-syncing is the rule, a drag artist will rise in the global singing competition “Queen of the universe”. At any time, Paramount +

Young gay (“Ugly Betty’s” Michael Urie) convinces his BFF to impersonate his boyfriend for the holidays in 2021 rom-com “Single until the end.” At any time, Netflix

In a world where Santa wants to retire, an elf will rise in adult-themed animated sitcom “Santa Claus Inc.” With the voices of Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman. At any time, HBO Max

Everyone’s favorite red-haired orphan returns in new special “Annie live! “ based on the hit musical based on the classic comic book. With Harry Connick Jr. 8 p.m. NBC

The new documentary “Listening to Kenny G” is getting closer and closer to the top of the charts soft jazz saxophonist. 8 p.m. HBO

This is the hard one “The life of Shaq” for us in the new episodes of the great NBA reality TV series Shaquille O’Neal. 9 p.m. TNT

She’s mean in new drag-tastic TV movie “The bitch who stole Christmas.” With RuPaul. 9 p.m. VH1

Native American tries to keep dark secret from past before destroying new life in 2021 thriller “Wild Indian”. 10 p.m. Starz


Everyone’s Favorite College Boy Returns in New Animated Tale “Diary of a weakling child” based on children’s books. At any time, Disney +

Whore ! “The great British pastry fair” is back with a brand new holiday edition. At any time, Netflix

Four besties live, laugh and love each other in “Harlem” in this new comedy series. With Meagan Good. At any time, Amazon Prime

Pop Superstar Mariah Carey Celebrates Season Again in Latest Vacation Special “Mariah’s Christmas: The magic continues. “ At any time, Apple TV +

Orphan teenager finds old man “Mixed” her late parents left in this 2021 comedy. Starring Julie Bowen from “Modern Family.” At any time, Netflix

“The rescue” of 12 young footballers and their coach from a flooded cave in Thailand in 2018 is recalled in this documentary from 2021. At any time, Disney +

It is everything bleating and no humbug in the new animated adventure “Shaun the sheep: the flight before Christmas.” At any time, Netflix

A tween gets stuck in a “Groundhog Day” style time loop in the TV movie “Christmas … again?” “ 8 p.m. Disney Channel

Optometrist has reason to be optimistic in new holiday romance “Eight Hanukkah Gifts. “ With Inbar Lavi. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Monique Coleman and Corbin Bleu from ‘High School Musical’ share screen again in new TV movie “A Christmas dance reunion.” 20h for life

The 2021 documentary “You are watching a video music box” donates props to a TV showcase for future hip-hop stars that aired in New York at the time. 10:30 p.m. Show time


James Stewart wishes he had never been born in Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday fable “It’s a wonderful life.” 8 p.m. NBC

She’s at her brother’s wedding and she hits the big one 3-0 and it’s Christmas Eve in the new TV movie “A very cheerful bridesmaid.” With Emily Osment. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

New pastor finds new love in new TV movie “A Kirk Franklin Gospel Christmas”. 20h for life


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