The Star Democrat
Tonight’s top picks
Kelly Clarkson and John Legend
8 p.m. on WMAR WJLA WMDT CMA Country Christmas
Some of the biggest names in country music gather to perform classic Christmas songs and unforgettable collaborations as this beloved holiday special returns for its 12 edition. Hosts and performers will be announced closer to airdate.
8 p.m. on WNUV The Black Pack: We Three Kings
Taye Diggs (“All American”) joins singer-songwriters Ne-Yo and Eric Bellinger for this new one-hour special that’s a tip of the hat to the enduring appeal of Frank Sinatra and his Rat Pack ensemble of artists. This holiday extravaganza of music, comedy and dance salutes the joy of this holiday season, which the program explores through a timeless lens. Scheduled guests include Diggs’ “All American” co-star Bre-Z and Jordin Sparks, Sevyn Streeter and Tank.
10:01 p.m. on WBAL That’s My Jam
While this new series won’t officially premiere until early 2022, this one-hour music and comedy variety show gets a sneak preview tonight. Inspired by some of the most popular games featured on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” each episode features two teams — each with two celebrities — competing to win money for a favorite charity in a series of music, dance and trivia-based games. In tonight’s preview, host Fallon welcomes the teams of Ariana Grande with Blake Shelton, and Kelly Clarkson with John Legend.