On TV this Sunday: TBS hosts its annual Christmas Story marathon, Jimmy Stewart has a Wonderful Life and Fox revisits a nightmarish Simpsons holiday. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
What to Watch Today
Christmas Story-thon, It's a Wonderful Life and More
DreamWorks Trolls Holiday
In this cartoon (which first aired in November), Poppy (Anna Kendrick) discovers the Bergens no longer plan to celebrate the holidays; Justin Timberlake and Zooey Deschanel also reprise their respective voice roles as Branch and Bridget. (How Murray Saved Christmas follows at 7:30 pm.)
A Christmas Story Marathon
Through Monday at 8 pm | Ralphie really wants a Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle — just not enough to sing about it!
It's a Wonderful Life
How much you wanna bet that Harry yet again flakes out on taking over the B&L? AND STOP POUNDING THE PIANO, JANIE! (Is this one of cinema’s sexiest scenes?)
Beauty and the Beast
Gather the kids for Disney’s beloved 1991 feature, which made history when it become the first animated film to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Picture.
Last Tango in Halifax Holiday Special
Part 2 of 2: Caroline explains why she had to take the new headship; Gillian’s guilt inspires a life-changing decision.
Repeat to Revisit: In 2016’s “The Nightmare After Krustmas,” Krusty and his daughter spend the holidays with the Simpsons; Maggie is haunted by a spooky toy.
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
In this 2011 ‘toon, Sid, Crash, Eddie and Peaches head to the North Pole so Sid can convince Santa that he doesn’t belong on the naughty list.
The Girlfriend Experience
Season 2 finale: Erica falls into a downward spiral; Anna finds herself at the top of her age; Bria is forced to take matters into her own hands. (Not yet renewed.)
Repeat to Revisit: Peter gets power hungry after filling in as mall Santa; Brian crashes holiday office parties for the women and the free food.
Repeat to Revisit: Bob finds himself involved in an intense gingerbread house-building competition with Mr. Fischoeder; Linda and Teddy take the kids caroling.