Star Wars IV: A New Hope
(9 a.m., SPIKE) - The 1977 science-fiction classic remains a treat for all ages. Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and Peter Cushing costar.
Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (Noon, SPIKE) This 1980 drama follows Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) to the home world of Jedi Master Yoda (performed by Frank Oz), where he learns the ways of the Force.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (3 p.m., NBC10) - Actor Jim Carrey (A Christmas Carol); singer Faith Hill discusses her new fragrance.
Oprah Winfrey (4 p.m., 6ABC) - Best of Oprah: Oprah reviews her favorite viewer surprises.
Disney Prep & Landing (8 p.m., 6ABC) - Santa's elves suffer job burnout, too, in this charming animated special.
It's a Wonderful Life (8 p.m., NBC10) - Small-town guy George Bailey defers one big dream after another to stay home, marry local girl, and run family business. Facing financial ruin, he's pulled from suicidal despair by an angel who shows him what a terrible place the world would be if he'd never lived. James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore.
Supernatural (9 p.m., CW57) - Talk about a bad Santa! Victims were yanked up chimneys - ouch! The perp turns out to be a demon who's sort of a Bizarro St. Nick.
Christmas at the Cathedral: Beacon of Hope (11:35 p.m., CBS3) - The Most Rev. Paul J. Swain, bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, S.D., delivers the message and Christmas blessing from St. Joseph Cathedral. Featuring the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and the St. Joseph Cathedral Choir and Men's Schola.