I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!
(8-9 p.m., 6ABC) - Nothing can replace the classic
A Charlie Brown Christmas
, but this 2003 animated special reunites the updated
gang and the yuletide season. Voice talents include Jimmy Bennett, Adam Taylor Gordon and Bill Melendez.
Deal or No Deal
(8-10 p.m., NBC10) - The stakes are high, and the stars are out this week. A run of special episodes begins with this new two-hour event in which only one player gets to take home the big money - by making the deal that takes away the others' cash. Celebrities are also on hand, starting here with boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. Later guest stars include Megan Hilty of the stage musical
and cast members from
Two and a Half Men
(9-9:30 p.m., CBS3) - Jake (Angus T. Jones) is about to start junior high school. Charlie and Alan (Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer) try to prepare the boy for this big transition, but their efforts may have the unintended effect of causing him trauma.
Live From Lincoln Center
(9-11 p.m., WHYY TV12) - Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis brings two hours of new, jazzed-up arrangements of old favorite holiday tunes. Wycliffe "Pinecone" Gordon, Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson, Reginald Veal and Roberta Gumbel are among the artists joining Marsalis.
(10-11 p.m., A&E) - This new series profiles a real operation similar to the one Peter Venkman and company ran at the beginning of
: the Paranormal Research Society at Pennsylvania State University. Officially sanctioned by the school and overseen by a professor, it deals with reports of hauntings, contacts with the dead and other spooky situations - while its student members navigate the usual minefields of college life.