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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

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