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On TV this Sunday: Watchmen arrives at its thrilling conclusion, the Kennedy Center honors Sally Field and Sesame Street, and Rick and Morty heads for hiatus. Here are 13 programs to keep on your radar; all times are Eastern.

  • HGTV
    White House Christmas

    Holiday special: Maureen McCormick (The Brady Bunch) and Alison Victoria (Windy City Rehab) take viewers on a Christmas-themed tour of 1600 Penn.

  • CBS
    Kennedy Center Honors

    Honorees include Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt, R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire, TV’s Sesame Street and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas; LL Cool J hosts.

  • Hallmark Channel
    A Cheerful Christmas

    TV-movie premiere: A “Christmas Coach” (Being Human’s Emily Deutschman) falls for the eldest son (Shadowhunters‘ Chad Connell) of a royal family.

  • The CW
    The Christmas Caroler Challenge

    Series premiere: Twelve drummers drumming talented caroler groups show off their unique brands of holiday cheer; Dean Cain and Laura McKenzie host.

  • Showtime
    Ray Donovan

    Ray heads to Coney Island with hopes of finding his missing car, while Mickey, Daryll and Sandy continue seeking answers about the 1977 heist.

  • Fox
    The Simpsons

    Fall finale: Sideshow Bob becomes an unlikely mall Santa; an unknown culprit steals Springfield’s Christmas packages. (View Fox’s midseason schedule.)

  • Fox
    Bless the Harts

    Fall finale: Jenny feels self-conscious about her family’s Christmas traditions after Louise invites the Harts to an extravagant party. (Get return date.)

  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
    Angel Falls: A Novel Holiday

    TV-movie premiere: A book editor (Days of Our Lives Jen Lilley) joins forces with her former foe (Chesapeake Shores Carlo Marks) to help guide a new writer, and is soon — all together, now — reminded of the value of Christmas spirit.

  • HBO

    Season 1 finale: “Everything ends. For real this time,” according to the official logline. (Not yet renewed.)


  • Fox
    Bob's Burgers

    Fall finale: Linda gets a part-time job to earn extra holiday cash, while Gene and Louise attempt to find the perfect present for Tina. (Get return date.)

  • Fox
    Family Guy

    Fall finale: Brian helps Stewie recover from a traumatic encounter with a mall Santa. (Get return date.)

  • Ovation
    Inside the Actors Studio

    Season 23 finale: Emmy winner Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black) interviews Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o (Us).

  • Adult Swim
    Rick and Morty

    Season 4A finale: “Lots of things in space broh. Snakes and sharp stuff. Watch this broh.” (Returns in 2020.)