Monday, Dec. 26
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (ABC, 8 pm) Rudolph the reindeer comes to the rescue when an evil bird kidnaps the New Year baby.
Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass occasionally sought inspiration in drugs. Sometimes you get Heat Miser. Sometimes, you get… this.
You Deserve It (CBS, 9 pm) Contestants try to solve puzzles in hope of winning money for a beneficiary of their choice.
Host douche Chris Harrison continues killing time until the next Bachelor(ette) show requires his irreplaceable talent.
House (Fox, 8 pm) After Cuddy’s mother (Candice Bergen) complains of unusual symptoms, she is admitted to the hospital; Masters questions her principles.
They’re never really sick until the vomit blood.
Raw Alaska (Discovery, 10 pm) Incredible stories in Alaska; back country skier; a man run over by a buffalo.
I saw the whole thing. That buffalo had the right of way.
Scouted (E!, 10 pm) Cheyann suffers from a lack of confidence; Gina has unique features, but doesn’t want to leave her family behind.
Everybody knows what it means when a model is said to have “unique features”.
Unique Sweets (Cooking Channel, 10:30 pm) The most unique doughnuts in the U.S.
They found a fresh one at Dunkin’ Donuts.
Wild Russia (Green Planet, 12 pm) Wildlife thrives among the volcanos of the Kamchatka Peninsula.
The Nutty Professor (Cinemax, 10 pm) An obese scientist drops the pounds and his poor self-image when a secret formula turns him into a slender ladies man.
From Eddie Murphy’s persona non grata period.
Candy Queen (TLC, 10 pm) Jackie creates a fireman themed groom’s cake and a Hawaiian surfer paradise for a boy’s barmitzvah.
Somewhere in Nevada, Janelle Brown is salivating.
Rock Center with Brian Williams (NBC, 10 pm) A funding platform that helps turn creative dreams into reality; Lou Bellamy, artistic director and founder of Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul, Minn.
I have a very creative dream about Padma Lakshmi. Maybe that funding platform can help me realize it.