(8-9 p.m., CBS3) - To paraphrase the Who, are the kids all right? One of them will be more than all right at the end of the season finale, as the Pioneers receive their last challenges, with one of the prizes, a gold star worth $50,000, to be awarded to the youngster who's contributed the most to the community. Then they all receive a special surprise that leaves them in tears.
(8-9 p.m., 6ABC) - As Emerson (Chi McBride) tries to get Ned (Lee Pace) to focus on a case, Ned's too busy trying to patch things up with Chuck (Anna Friel) in the wake of a shocking development. The case in question is a chiller, too: an insurance adjuster whose body has been frozen solid. Paul Reubens returns as scent expert Oscar Vibenius.
(9-11 p.m., WHYY TV12) - In "Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner," filmmaker Freida Lee Mock follows the Tony, Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winner as he works on various projects and prepares for a new play's premiere. Then she revisits his youth and the birth of his masterpiece:
Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes
. Actresses Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson are among those commenting.
(9-10 p.m., Fox29) - You get the feeling Gordon Ramsay isn't going to get a Very Special Lesson in the True Meaning of Christmas? The sharp-tongued chef, who makes Scrooge look like Good King Wenceslas, has one more go at making over a troubled restaurant in the season finale. He'll be back, though, with a new season of this show and another one of his
Christmas in Washington 2007
(10-11 p.m., TNT) - It's nice to see Dr. Phil doing something besides counseling the confused. He and his wife, Robin, are back as hosts of this annual musical gala, a must-attend for the President, first lady and other D.C. VIPs. The National Building Museum is the setting for the concert. Andrea Bocelli, Katharine McPhee, Vanessa Hudgens and Alan Jackson are among the artists scheduled to perform.