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3 p.m. on WTOC-11 Col­lege Foot­ball

The pas­sion! The pageantry! True, nei­ther the Army Black Knights nor the Navy Mid­ship­men have fielded cham­pi­onship­cal­iber teams in more than 50 years but that shouldn’t stop this an­nual clash, the 119th over­all, at Philadel­phia’s Lin­coln Fi­nan­cial Field from be­ing any­thing short of a spec­ta­cle. Cer­tainly, the thou­sands of scream­ing fans in at­ten­dance will make things in­ter­est­ing in the stands, no mat­ter what hap­pens on the field.

8 p.m. on FREE Dis­ney’s Fairy Tale Wed­dings: Hol­i­day Magic

Mar­ried dancers and chore­og­ra­phers Al­li­son Holker and Stephen “tWitch” Boss co-host this all-new in­stall­ment of en­chant­ing nup­tial cer­e­monies at Walt Dis­ney World Re­sort in Florida. Since those Dis­ney ge­niuses rarely miss a mar­ket­ing op­por­tu­nity, this year’s spe­cial throws a spot­light on the com­pany’s huge Christ­mas movie re­lease, “Mary Pop­pins Re­turns.”

8 p.m. on HALL Movie: Home­grown Christ­mas

Af­ter spend­ing years suc­cess­fully run­ning her own com­pany, shoe de­signer Mad­die (Lori Lough­lin) sells the busi­ness and ac­cepts her mother’s (Gwyneth Walsh) in­vi­ta­tion to come home for Christ­mas and re­con­nect with her long-ig­nored fam­ily. Her younger sis­ter, Hal­lie (Kate Isaac), gives her a chilly re­cep­tion, and things aren’t very com­fort­able for her with Carter (Vic­tor Web­ster), the for­mer beau she aban­doned to move to New York. As Mad­die be­gins to mend fences, an­other tempt­ing busi­ness prospect lands in her lap.

8 p.m. on LIFE Movie: Santa’s Boots

Holly (Me­gan Hilty) isn’t ex­pect­ing any­thing un­usual when she makes her an­nual Christ­mas trip back to her home­town, where she’s to­tally blind­sided by the news that the fam­ily busi­ness, a depart­ment store, is teetering on the brink of fore­clo­sure in this new hol­i­day gen­der-switched spin on “Cin­derella.” Pitch­ing in as Santa’s helper, Holly takes an in­stant lik­ing to Nick (Noah Mills), the store’s sur­pris­ingly young Santa. As Christ­mas looms, how­ever, Nick abruptly dis­ap­pears, leav­ing Holly to search for him with only one clue: a black boot he left be­hind.

8 p.m. on HBO Movie: Ready Player One

Ernest Cline co-adapted his own best-sell­ing 2011 sci-fi novel for Steven Spiel­berg’s 2018 ad­ven­ture, which uses a com­bi­na­tion of live-ac­tion and an­i­ma­tion to con­jure the dystopian near fu­ture of 2045. There, much of hu­man­ity re­treats into OA­SIS, a vir­tual-re­al­ity soft­ware pro­gram, to es­cape their bleak sur­round­ings. Wade (Tye Sheri­dan) dis­cov­ers clues to a hid­den game in the pro­gram that will de­liver a life-chang­ing re­ward to the win­ner. Olivia Cooke, Ben Men­del­sohn, T.J. Miller, Si­mon Pegg and Mark Ry­lance star.

9 p.m. on HMM Movie: Mem­o­ries of Christ­mas

San Fran­cisco busi­ness­woman Noelle Car­son (Christina Mil­ian) re­turns to her small Michi­gan home­town to pack up her child­hood home for sale and at­tend a hol­i­day char­ity gala, which was founded by her late mom, a true Christ­mas junkie. Ro­man­tic sparks fly with lo­cal handy­man Dave Beck­man (Mark Tay­lor), at least un­til he learns a beloved lo­cal lodge is be­ing sold to devel­op­ers rep­re­sented by Noelle’s com­pany. Noelle quickly moves to see what she can do to save the day.

9:30 p.m. on WTOC-11 Frosty Re­turns

This an­i­mated spe­cial of­fers John Good­man as the voice of Frosty the Snow­man. Frosty ar­rives in the town of Beans­bor­ough fol­low­ing the first snow­storm. But his visit may have to be cut short when a new in­ven­tion, a snow-re­moval spray called Sum­mer Wheeze, is in­tro­duced.

Lori Lough­lin of “Home­grown Christ­mas”

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