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• Gwen, a per­sonal shop­per for a work-ob­sessed sin­gle fa­ther, is dis­mayed to see how lit­tle time her client, Char­lie, spends with his 8-year-old son, in the TV movie A Gift Wrapped Christ­mas. Mered­ith Hag­ner and Travis Milne star. (Show­case at 6) • Direc­tor Ron Howard makes a rare foray into doc­u­men­taries with The Bea­tles: Eight Days a Week—The Tour­ingYears, which traces the early years of the Fab Four, from their first club dates in their na­tive Liver­pool, Eng­land. (CTV at 8) • In X-Men:Days ofFu­turePast, cast mem­bers from the movie fran­chise’s var­i­ous edi­tions merge, so both Pa­trick Stewart and James McAvoy can be Pro­fes­sor Xavier, and Ian McKellen and Michael Fass­ben­der both can play Mag­neto. (Global at 8) • An air­craft worker (Robert Cum­mings) goes on the lam af­ter be­ing un­justly ac­cused of caus­ing a friend’s death in Al­fred Hitch­cock’s great 1942 thriller Sabo­teur. Nor­man Lloyd ( St.Else­where) also stars. (TCM at 9:15) • On a new episode of Queen oftheSouth, Teresa risks her life to save her pre­cious book at all costs as she de­vises a des­per­ate plan to es­cape and res­cue Brenda. Epi­fanio ac­quires in­for­ma­tion that could be game-chang­ing. (Bravo at 10) • With vol­canic Mount Rainier threat­en­ing to erupt at any mo­ment, a mys­te­ri­ous fig­ure tells Karen, Joshua and their fam­ily that their only sal­va­tion lies back on that same deadly moun­tain on a new episode of Af­ter­math. (Space at 10) • A box-of­fice hit, direc­tor Clint East­wood’s 2014 drama Amer­i­can Sniper tells the fact-based story of Chris Kyle (Os­car nom­i­nee Bradley Cooper), a rodeo rider who be­comes a Navy SEAL as­signed to use his ex­pert shoot­ing skills. (M2 at 10:10)

Jen­nifer Lawrence in X-Men: Days of Fu­ture Past

Alice Braga in Queen of the South

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