Here is a list of the programming options to expect on TV this week:
On December 12, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland will air its winter finale on ABC at 8 PM.
Then on December 14, there will be three holiday themed movies on TV; and they are as follows:
Christmas on the Bayou is the new Lifetime holiday movie that will debut at 8 PM. When successful New York marketing executive Katherine (Hilarie Burton from White Cllar) discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly (Markie Post) in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb (Tyler Hilton from One Tree Hill) tries to rekindle a childhood romance and convince her to move back home, Katherine is torn between the bright lights of the big city and the quiet, gentler rhythms of her Southern roots. Only a Christmas miracle orchestrated by Papa Noel (Ed Asner) can steer her heart to her true home. Country singer Randy Travis also stars.
The Lifetime movie A Snow Globe Christmas will debut at 10 PM. A cynical television executive (Alicia Witt from Friday Night Lights) looks at the perfect world inside a snow globe and rants about how the Christmas movies she produces fall short of real life. Upset, she tries to smash the globe in to pieces, but instead, ends up knocking herself in the head. She wakes up in a perfect snow-covered town, married to her ex, Ted (Donald Faison from Scrubs), with two kids. Trying desperately to return to her old life, she slowly realizes the importance of family and begins to find happiness.
The Hallmark Channel movie Hats Off To Christmas will debut at 8 PM. Mia (Haylie Duff), the loyal and hard-working manager of her small town’s Christmas hat shop, is blindsided when her boss of over ten years asks her to train his son, Nick (Antonio Cupo from Bomb Girls), for a vacant upper-management position that Mia had been coveting. Although Nick is a handsome, successful New York City business consultant, Mia finds training him frustrating until Nick takes an interest in Mia’s son Scotty, helping Scotty with a pumpkin carving contest. However, Mia’s faith in Nick quickly diminishes when Nick fails to show up at the contest. To protect her son from further disappointment, Mia tries to keep Nick out of her and Scotty’s fragile life, and Nick must decide if staying in the small town of Wilsonville is worth giving up the big-city perks he once had in New York.
The mid-season finales of Once Upon a Time and Revenge will air on ABC at 8 and 9 PM respectively on December 15.
That same night, the much-anticipated two-hour Psych: The Musical will air on the USA Network at 9 PM. his special will be centered around an ill-fated musical showing in Santa Barbara with Anthony Rapp playing Z, the musical’s playwright and Brooke Lyons as Elisa, the playwrights muse and an original member of the cast. Barry Bostwick will play Armitage, the womanizing businessman and owner of the lavish Santa Barbara theatre staging the musical. Ally Sheedy will also reprise her role as Mr. Yang in this special.
Also on December 15, the season finale of Witches of East End will air on Lifetime at 10:01 PM.
Two holiday movies will air on December 15, including the following:
The ION movie All I Want for Christmas will debut at 9 PM. After being told by her boss that she must listen more attentively to others and put the group first, Elizabeth, a skilled executive, meets one of Santa’s helpers, who blesses her with an extraordinary gift. Through the magic of a Christmas pin, Elizabeth can listen to every unspoken thought of anyone she encounters. With her new-found power, she attempts to be a better person, turning an office rivalry into romance while learning the true meaning of Christmas.
The Hallmark Channel movie Finding Christmas will debut at 8 PM. Single mother Ryan (Tricia Helfer from Battlestar Galactica) has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan’s brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps his home in their small North Carolina town with New York City adman Sean (Mark Lutz from Buffy). Ryan feels an instant spark with her new neighbor, but Sean, who signed up for the temporary home swap after a proposal gone wrong, is out of his comfort zone in his new rural surroundings. He quickly discovers the magic involved with taking chances and starts opening up to romantic possibilities around free-spirited Ryan.
Mark your calendars!