Harry Potter: Hogwarts Match of Homes (8 p.m., TBS / CARTOON NETWORK) – “Harry Potter” superfans compete as Homes of Hogwarts to see which crew is aware of probably the most in regards to the wizarding world. This options celeb friends and actors from the movies. Within the first episode, the Gryffindors face the Hufflepuffs for a assured place within the grand last.
The Soul Prepare Awards (8 p.m., BET) – The annual awards ceremony honoring the most effective in soul and R&B, together with performances. From the Apollo Theater in New York.
The Scorching Zone: Anthrax (9 p.m., Nationwide Geographic Channel) – Within the second season of “Scorching Zone,” there may be an anthrax assault on US soil and Particular Agent Matthew Ryker begins his investigation.
The Toys That Constructed America (9 p.m., HISTORY) – A brand new sequence exploring the historical past of toys within the U.S. In tonight’s premiere, a naval engineer by chance creates an iconic spiral toy throughout World Struggle II that walks down stairs, and an engineer tries to invent an artificial rubber for the warfare effort and as an alternative creates an odd putty.
Christmas vacation motion pictures and specials
The Fantastic World of Disney: Magical Vacation Celebration (7 p.m., ABC) – Superstar musical performances and sneak peeks at new adventures to come back at Disney Parks. Hosted by Derek Hough, Julianne Hough and Ariana Debose.
The Waltons Homecoming (8 p.m., The CW) – On this new film, which is about in 1933 and serves as a prequel to the basic tv sequence, the Walton household is about to spend their first Christmas with out John Sr. (Ben Lawson) when Olivia (Bellamy Younger) receives a letter that John Sr. is planning to make it house for Christmas in any case. The household is thrilled and prepares for his homecoming, however a storm threatens his Christmas Eve arrival, and Olivia sends John Boy (Logan Shroyer) out into the night time to search out his daddy – a journey that can change John Boy’s life perpetually.
Miracle in Motor Metropolis (8 p.m., Lifetime) – A Smokey Robinson Christmas film? Sure, please1 On this new film, Amber Dupont bites off greater than she will be able to chew when she takes cost of her church’s annual Christmas pageant and inadvertently guarantees to ship a particular efficiency by Motown legend Smokey Robinson.
The Christmas Contest (8 p.m., Hallmark) – On this new Hallmark film, sparks fly between a former couple as they compete in a Christmas contest to win cash for the charity of their selecting.
A Christmas Witness (8 p.m., ION) – On this new film, federal agent Jessie babysits Dean McCoy till he testifies earlier than a grand jury just a few days after Christmas. As the 2 attempt to save a small city’s vacation lighting ceremony and struggle off hit males on the similar time, they kind a romantic connection.
The Nice Christmas Gentle Combat (9 p.m., ABC) – Households from California and Texas compete within the season opener.
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