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2:30 p.m. on WSAV-3 NASCAR Rac­ing

NASCAR is about to elim­i­nate four more driv­ers from the play­offs in to­day’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix In­ter­na­tional Race­way in Avondale, Ari­zona. Kyle Busch and Kevin Har­vick both have had spec­tac­u­lar sea­sons and will be look­ing to keep the mo­men­tum go­ing here. De­fend­ing play­off cham­pion Martin Truex Jr. could also be in the hunt along with Chase El­liott and Clint Bowyer. One of the long­est sea­sons in sports wraps up next week in Hemp­stead, Florida.

8 p.m. on HALL Movie: Christ­mas in Love

As his fa­ther pre­pares to re­tire, in­com­ing CEO Nick Car­ling­son (Daniel Liss­ing, “When Calls the Heart”) has big plans for the fam­ily’s in­dus­trial bak­ery, which spe­cial­izes in Kringle pas­tries dur­ing the Christ­mas sea­son. Nick wants to mod­ern­ize the com­pany’s main bak­ery in rus­tic White Deer, Mo., which would mean lay­offs. When his fa­ther in­sists that he visit that site, though, one of the bak­ers there, El­lie Hart­man (Brooke D’Or­say, “Royal Pains”), tries to show him the bak­ery suc­ceeds be­cause of its em­ploy­ees.

8:20 p.m. on WSAV-3 NFL Foot­ball

Car­son Wentz and the Philadel­phia Ea­gles are look­ing to get back in their groove in the NFC East. They’ll host Dak Prescott and the Dal­las Cowboys who are 0-4 on the road this sea­son. The Cowboys re­cently traded their 2019 first round draft pick to the Oak­land Raider to ob­tain wide re­ceiver Amari Cooper. For Cooper, it is a fresh start in Dal­las where he hopes to be­come Prescott’s top tar­get.

9 p.m. on CNN An­thony Bour­dain: Parts Un­known

Crack open a cold one and re­sign your­self to get­ting a lump in your throat as you watch the fi­nale of the 12th and fi­nal sea­son of this bound­lessly en­ter­tain­ing travel se­ries with An­thony Bour­dain, the beloved host who died last June. The episode, “Lower East Side,” finds “Tony” tak­ing a per­sonal jour­ney through what once was a bo­hemian New York neigh­bor­hood, shar­ing­meal­sand con­ver­sa­tion with singer-song­writ­ers Richard Hell and Deb­o­rah Harry, and gui­tarist Chris Stein, the co-founder of Blondie.

9 p.m. on BRAVO E! SYFY USA E! E! Peo­ple’s Choice Awards

This year’s edi­tion of what is self-billed as “the only live awards show by the peo­ple, for the peo­ple” gets a new home with its in­au­gu­ral tele­cast on E!, and simul­casts on sis­ter channels USA Net­work and Syfy. Among cat­e­gories sa­lut­ing the best in­movies, TV, mu­sic and dig­i­tal, nom­i­nees for best movie of 2018 are “Black Pan­ther,” “Avengers: In­fin­i­tyWar,” “In­cred­i­bles 2,” “Fifty Shades Freed” and “A Quiet Place.” “This Is Us,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Big Bang The­ory,” “13 Rea­son­sWhy” and “Shad­owhunters: The Mor­tal In­stru­ments” are among the TV show nom­i­nees.

9 p.m. on TNT The Last Ship

Loosely based on a 1988 novel by Wil­liam Brink­ley, this ac­tion­drama se­ries opened just af­ter a global pan­demic wiped out more than 80 per­cent of the world pop­u­la­tion, leav­ing the crew of the USS Nathan James to strug­gle with a long se­ries of chal­lenges as its com­man­ders and crew sought to re­store and main­tain world or­der. That mis­sion cli­maxes tonight af­ter five sea­sons with the se­ries fi­nale “Com­mit­ment,” in which Adm. Tom Chan­dler (Eric Dane) con­fronts the great­est threat heever has faced.

An­thony Bour­dain of “An­thony Bour­dain: Parts Un­known”

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