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“A Date By Christmas Eve” (7 p.m., 11:01 p.m., Lifetime): Vanessa Lengies stars in this 2019 holiday fantasy as Chelsea Simms, a kind-hearted brand strategist, who discovers that her work for a popular dating app called The Nice List somehow has granted her magical powers. She decides to use her abilities to make all the naughty people in her life learn how to be good again. Alas, those plans go off the rails quickly, mistakenly adding her smitten neighbor Fisher (Evan Williams) to the naughty list. Morgan Fairchild, Katherine Bailess and Julie McNiven co-star.
“I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!” (6 p.m., ABC): Nothing can replace the classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” but this animated special — first shown in 2003 — reunites the Peanuts gang with the yuletide season. Linus and Lucy’s little brother, ReRun, needs stress relief. He goes to Snoopy for attention and fun, but the canine has plans that don’t include the boy.
“The Price Is Right at Night: A Holiday Extravaganza With the Cast of SEAL Team” (7 p.m., CBS): Host Drew Carey welcomes actor David Boreanaz, AJ Buckley and some of their co-stars from the hit military drama “SEAL Team” for this primetime edition of the long-running daytime game show. CBS hasn’t released many details about this special, but expect it to include both familiar aspects of the daytime “The Price Is Right,” along with some special holiday features.
“Kids Say the Darndest Things” (7 p.m., ABC): In a special new holiday episode called “Santa’s Got a Six Pack,” host Tiffany Haddish chats with her charming young guests about some of their families’ favorite holiday traditions — preferably the ones that will most embarrass their parents. She also takes on a temp job as Santa’s helper to discern who’s on the “nice” list and celebrates an 8-year-old magician who illustrates that big tricks can come in small packages.
“A Home for the Holidays With Idina Menzel” (8 p.m., CBS): Tony Award winner Idina Menzel (“Wicked,” Disney’s “Frozen” movie blockbusters) hosts the 21st annual edition of this yuletide special, which as always shines a spotlight on the rewards of adoption. In addition to sharing uplifting stories that support that point, Menzel performs songs from her new album “Christmas: A Season of Love.” She also welcomes guest artists Adam Lambert, Ne-Yo and Kelly Rowland.
“Mr. Robot” (8 p.m., 11:10 p.m., USA): When Sam Esmail’s diabolically twisty thriller about an unstable young cybersecurity engineer premiered in 2015, leading man Rami Malek was still a promising newcomer, best known for his supporting work in the “Night at the Museum” movie comedies. Tonight, as Malek says farewell to the role of troubled Elliot Alderson in the two-part finale to the fourth and final season, he does so as an Emmy winner (for this show) and an Academy Award champ (for “Bohemian Rhapsody”).
“Holiday Gingerbread Showdown” (9 p.m., 12 a.m., Food): A finale called “Gingerbread Gremlins Attack” wraps up the four-part Season 2, as host Paige Davis gives the three finalists one week to build gingerbread showpieces that bring the horror movie comedy “Gremlins” to life. All three of them make ingenious use of classic gingerbread and cutting-edge baking techniques, plus their own sharp competitive spirit, to create realistic gremlins.
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Evan Williams and Vanessa Lengies