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Sunday Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town 7 p.m. on > KDNL A lanky mailman with the voice of Fred Astaire explains Santa’s origins in this animated 1970 special, which sidesteps the St. Nicholas part. In this version, the future jolly old elf is a foundling adopted by the Kringles, a family of toymakers. He grows up with toys in his blood, so to speak, and feels called to give them away to the local youngsters — but mean old Burgermeister Meisterburger will have none of that. Christmas Town 7 p.m. on HALL As the holidays loom, elementary school teacher Lauren Gabriel (Candace Cameron Bure) decides it’s time to make some major life changes, leaving her familiar job in Boston and her relationship with careerobsessed boyfriend Eric (Jason Cermak) in favor of a fresh start in a quaint but distant town. Her move is complicated by travel “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” problems that briefly strand her in a charming hamlet nicknamed “Christmastown,” where she meets a handsome handyman (Tim Rozon, “Wynonna Earp”). When Eric turns up, though, Lauren faces a big decision in this 2019 romance. You Light Up My Christmas 7 p.m. on LIFE Kim Fields (“The Facts of Life”) stars in this factbased 2019 romance as Emma Simmons, a young woman who returns home to the town where her family’s Christmas light factory has been a big part of the community’s economy. This year, however, Emma can’t help noticing the local holidays feel somewhat dimmer, so she reconnects with Ben (Adrian Holmes), an old flame, to brighten spirits. Fields’ former “Facts” costars Mindy Cohn and Lisa Whelchel also are featured. WEEKLY BEST BETS Trisha Yearwood Monday The Great Christmas Light Fight 7 p.m. on > KDNL Lifestyle expert Carter Oosterhouse and interior designer Taniya Nayak return as celebrity judges for Season 7 of this hit reality competition series, which launches tonight with a twohour premiere. As in previous seasons, these new episodes showcase many of the most extravagant and even spectacular Christmas displays mounted by households who are filled to the brim with yuletide spirit. In each one-hour episode, four families compete to win $50,000 and the Light Fight trophy. Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On 8 p.m. on A&E This two-part, four-hour biography, concluding Tuesday night, chronicles the life and incredibly prolific career of the best-selling solo recording artist of all time. The documentary explores how country singer Garth Brooks fills the demanding roles of musician, father and husband, as well as the unforgettable moments on stage that have defined his decadesspanning career. Interviews include Brooks’ wife, Trisha Yearwood, friend and original band mate Ty England, and colleagues Keith Urban, George Strait and James Taylor. TueSday CMA Country Christmas 8 p.m. on > KDNL Country superstar Trisha Yearwood is both host and a performer in this 10th annual two-hour holiday special, which features a blend of Christmas classics and unexpected collaborations. Among the diverse slate of artists scheduled to perform are Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, pop duo for KING & COUNTRY, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Runaway June, CeCe Winans, Brett Young and Chris Young. 24/7: Kelly Slater 8 p.m. on HBO This one-hour 2019 sports documentary takes a revealing look inside the life of the 11-time world champion surfer as he prepares to compete in the Billabong Pipe Masters in Oahu, Hawaii. The special also takes fans inside Slater’s home life in Hawaii, where he reflects on his career to date and what lies ahead for him as he competes in the November Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa. Additionally, Slater has developed artificial wave technology that powers the World Surf League’s Surf Ranch in California. Liev Schreiber is the narrator. WedneSday 87th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center 7 p.m. on % KSDK “Today” anchors Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, Craig Melvin and Al Roker host this annual special built around the lighting of the iconic Christmas tree in Rockefeller Plaza, a tradition dating back to 1931 during the Great Depression. Before that breathtaking moment, however, the program presents festive holiday performances from Chicago, Brett Eldredge, Derek & Julianne Hough, John Legend, Idina Menzel, NE-YO, Gwen Stefani, Lea Michele, Straight No Chaser and, from NBC’s upcoming midseason drama “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin and Alex Newell. Vikings 8 p.m. on HIST Season 5 of this hit historical drama climaxed with a ferocious battle for Kattegat that ended with ruthless Ivar the Boneless (Alex Hogh Andersen) fleeing the field of combat, leaving his brother Bjorn Ironside (Alexander Ludwig) to be crowned the rightful king by his mother, Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick). As the sixth and final season opens with a two-hour premiere, Bjorn struggles to fill his late father’s royal shoes while wrestling with the nagging suspicion that power inevitably overshadows moral considerations. The Moodys 8:01 p.m. on ^ KTVI Adapted from an Australian sitcom, this new Fox comedy about a dysfunctional Chicago family launches a limited six-episode run tonight with two back-to-back episodes. Denis Leary (“Rescue Me”) and Elizabeth Perkins (“Weeds”) star as Sean and Ann Moody, whose joy at having their three adult children home for the Christmas holidays is less than boundless. Jay Baruchel, François Arnaud and Chelsea Frei play Sean Jr., Dan and Bridget, the younger Moodys. The series continues next Monday and Tuesday, with two episodes each night. ThurSday A Charlie Brown Christmas 7 p.m. on > KDNL When Charlie Brown complains about the materialism he sees during the holidays, Lucy suggests he direct the Christmas pageant. He accepts, but it proves to be a frustrating struggle. After his attempt to restore the proper spirit with a forlorn little fir tree fails, he needs Linus’ help to learn the real meaning of Christmas. The animated classic’s memorable music score is by Vince Guaraldi. This digitally remastered encore of the award-winning 1965 special also includes “Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales,” another special based on the works of Charles M. Schulz. Same Time, Next Christmas 8 p.m. on > KDNL Lea Michele (“Glee”) and Charles Michael Davis (“The Originals”) star in this 2019 holiday romance as a pair of childhood sweethearts who unexpectedly are reunited in Hawaii during a Christmas family vacation. Much to their frustration, however, their timing still proves to be a bit off, meaning another delay before they can get their happily ever after. Bryan Greenberg (“The Mindy Project”), Nia Vardalos, George Newbern, Phil Morris and Dannah Lockett also star. Friday The Blacklist 7 p.m. on % KSDK A new episode finds Red and Liz (James Spader, Megan Boone) digging into a clandestine organization called Orion Relocation Services, which surreptitiously arranges for criminals in jeopardy to disappear, then emerge from hiding once their relocation has been completed.. Elsewhere, Katarina (guest star Laila Robins) takes a deep dive into the memories of an old acquaintance, hoping to get more information about the Townsend Directive. Diego Klattenhoff also stars. Kristin Chenoweth The Wizard of Oz 7 p.m. on TNT The memories! The colors! Toto, too! Almost every child knows the story of Dorothy and her faithful dog blown by a twister to the magical land of Oz. Judy Garland stars as a more mature version of Dorothy in this 1939 classic adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s book. She and Toto follow the yellow brick road, making friends with an unlikely trio along the way. Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Margaret Hamilton and Frank Morgan co-star. SaTurday Long Shot 6:55 p.m. on HBO Jonathan Levine’s 2019 romantic comedy requires a hefty suspension of disbelief, but once you get there, it mostly works, thanks to — we’re not making this up — some first-rate chemistry between stars Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen. Many years ago, she was his babysitter, but now she’s the current U.S. Secretary of State about to launch a presidential bid. She hires him as her speech writer, and things develop from here. Andy Serkis, June Diane Raphael (“Grace and Frankie”), Bob Odenkirk and Alexander Skarsgard also star. A Christmas Love Story 7 p.m. on HALL Broadway star turned New York school choir director Katherine Clark (Kristin Chenoweth) faces some serious last-minute challenges as she prepares her students for their annual Christmas Eve concert when one of her main vocalists falls ill in this 2019 yuletide drama. Fortunately, Danny (Kevin Quinn), a teenage volunteer on Katherine’s stage crew, turns out to have a great voice himself and is happy to fill in. Less happily, however, Danny’s widowed dad, Greg (Scott Wolf), sees such activities as a waste of time. Jennifer Aspen costars.