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American Made

FX | 6:30 pm
Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States. The operation spawns the birth of the Medellin cartel and almost brings down the Reagan White House. […]

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The Sound of Music

ABC | 6:00 pm
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the worlds best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home. […]

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

AMC | 6:00 pm
As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly DAngelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clarks employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs. […]

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Wedding Crashers

COMEDY | 5:15 pm
Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) and John (Owen Wilson) are divorce mediators who spend their free time crashing wedding receptions. For the irrepressible duo, there are few better ways to drink for free and bed vulnerable women. So when Secretary of the Treasury William Cleary (Christopher Walken) announces the wedding of his daughter, the pair make it their mission to crash the high-profile event. But their game hits a bump in the road when John locks eyes with bridesmaid Claire (Rachel McAdams). […]

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Paddington

NICK | 5:00 pm
After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear (Ben Whishaw) makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry (Hugh Bonneville) and Mary Brown (Sally Hawkins). Although Paddingtons amazement at urban living soon endears him to the Browns, someone else has her eye on him: Taxidermist Millicent Clyde (Nicole Kidman) has designs on the rare bear and his hide. […]

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

FREEFORM | 4:05 pm
In this live-action adaptation of the beloved childrens tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen). […]

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NFL Football

NBC | 8:15 pm
Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills visit the Pittsburgh Steelers in a game with playoff implications. NBC has moved this game into the Sunday prime-time slot as part of the flexible schedule initiative. With Allen under center, the Bills have been one of the great success stories in the NFL this season. The Steelers, meanwhile, continue to get things done with backup quarterbacks; a testament to coach Mike Tomlin. […]

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Good Eats

FOOD | 8:00 pm
Food Network's own Dr. Demento, Alton Brown, hosts two back-to-back seasonal episodes, starting with "Holiday Spirits," in which he recommends several Christmas cocktails that combine knockout flavors with low alcohol content. Then, in "Whole Latke Love," Brown delves into the history and techniques involved in making this classic Hanukkah potato pancake dish. As it turns out, the recipe originally included a famous Italian cheese. […]

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The Sound of Music

ABC | 7:00 pm
Julie Andrews' sweet voice fills the hills in this Academy Award-winning 1965 musical based on the true story of Austria's Von Trapp family. Andrews plays Maria, the convent-trained governess of a wealthy Austrian's (Christopher Plummer) children. The score features such songs as "Edelweiss" and "My Favorite Things." Among those playing the youngsters are Angela Cartwright, Nicholas Hammond and the late Heather Menzies and Charmian Carr. […]

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Frosty the Snowman

CBS | 9:00 pm
In this animated classic, which marks its 50th anniversary this year, Jackie Vernon provides the voice of Frosty, the legendary snowman with a corncob pipe and a button nose. Frosty comes to life when a magician's hat lands on his head. With the help of children, he heads for the North Pole before he melts — but he's pursued by the magician, who wants his hat back. Billy De Wolfe supplies the voice of the magician, and Jimmy Durante narrates the tale. "Frosty Returns," a '1992 sequel, immediately follows. […]