7:31 p.m. KOAT-7 THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT
Mike (Michael Cudlitz) starts seething with jealousy when Peggy’s (Mary McCormack) successful brother, Tom (guest star Nat Faxon), pays a surprise Christmas visit in the new episode “Christmas 1972.” Things come to a head when Tom tries to give the family an extravagant present that Mike’s pride won’t let him accept, much to the unified displeasure of the rest of his clan. Meanwhile, Timmy (Jack Gore) gets $100 from his grandmother, who obviously sent it in error.
8 p.m. KOB-4 DARCI LYNNE: MY HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS
Darci Lynne Farmer, the vivacious 13-year-old ventriloquist and singer who won Season 12 of “America’s Got Talent,” stars in her first one-hour holiday special, filmed earlier this fall after she completed a 40-city tour. The young performer visits her home turf of Oklahoma City, Okla., and reintroduces such fan-favorite characters as Petunia the rabbit, shy mouse Oscar and the brash Edna. Her guests include Lindsey Stirling, Toby Keith, Hunter Hayes and Pentatonix.
11 p.m. HBO ‘Movie: Momentum Generation’
Robert Redford is among the executive producers of this new feature-length documentary from Emmy and Peabody Award winners Jeff and Michael Zimbalist, which takes a deep dive into the constantly evolving world of surfing. The sport in America was championed in ’60s songs by the Beach Boys and teen-centric romantic comedy movies, but the public saw surfing as a novelty activity until the 1990s, when a group of punk rock-loving teenagers traveled to Hawaii and began to change the sport.