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College Football

ESPN | 7:30 pm
A tune up for New Year's Day plays out with the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Junior quarterback Sam Ehlinger and the Texas Longhorns (7-5) hope the home-state advantage helps when they meet the Utah Utes (11-2), ranked No. 11. Texas finished third in the Big 12 while the Utes and senior quarterback Tyler Huntley actually had CFP aspirations before losing to Oregon in the Pac 12 championship game. […]

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The Thin Man

TCM | 9:15 am
For many revelers, ushering in a New Year includes partaking of any variety of adult beverages, with champagne being a fizzy favorite. TCM gets an early jump on this holiday spirit with a six-movie marathon of "The Thin Man," starring the incomparable William Powell and Myrna Loy as everyone's favorite tippling sleuths, Nick and Nora Charles. The original 1934 film finds Nick and Nora on the trail of a missing inventor (William Henry). […]

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado

ENCRA | 11:42 pm
FBI agent Matt Graver calls on mysterious operative Alejandro Gillick when Mexican drug cartels start to smuggle terrorists across the U.S. border. The war escalates even further when Alejandro kidnaps a top kingpins daughter to deliberately increase the tensions. When the young girl is seen as collateral damage, the two men will determine her fate as they question everything that they are fighting for. […]

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Bridesmaids

HBO | 10:20 pm
Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the brides go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding. […]

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The American

MAX | 9:25 pm
When an assignment in Sweden ends badly, master assassin Jack (George Clooney) retreats to the Italian countryside with the intention of remaining anonymous. In an uncharacteristic move, he becomes friends with a local priest and pursues a torrid romance with a beautiful woman (Violante Placido). But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be making a fatal mistake. […]

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The Dark Knight Rises

TNT | 7:30 pm
It has been eight years since Batman (Christian Bale), in collusion with Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman), vanished into the night. Assuming responsibility for the death of Harvey Dent, Batman sacrificed everything for what he and Gordon hoped would be the greater good. However, the arrival of a cunning cat burglar (Anne Hathaway) and a merciless terrorist named Bane (Tom Hardy) force Batman out of exile and into a battle he may not be able to win. […]

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Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

FXM | 7:25 pm
Six years after he saved the day at his beloved New Jersey shopping mall, security guard Paul Blart (Kevin James) is taking a well-deserved vacation. In recognition for his hard work, hes won an all-expenses-paid trip to a security convention in Las Vegas, and decides to take his teenage daughter, Maya (Raini Rodriguez), with him. True to form, however, Paul just cant relax and take it easy, so when he uncovers a criminal threat to the hotel, he springs into action. […]

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The Mountain Between Us

FX | 7:00 pm
Stranded on a mountain after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must work together to endure the extreme elements of the remote, snow-covered terrain. Realizing that help is not on the way, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing each other to survive and discovering their inner strength. […]

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The Intern

AMC | 7:00 pm
Starting a new job can be a difficult challenge, especially if youre already retired. Looking to get back into the game, 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) seizes the opportunity to become a senior intern at an online fashion site. Ben soon becomes popular with his younger co-workers, including Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway), the boss and founder of the company. Whittakers charm, wisdom and sense of humor help him develop a special bond and growing friendship with Jules. […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming

ABC | 7:00 pm
Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine — distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear. […]