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Off the Wall: Frosty Christmas stuff on the tube

Off the Wall is now officially Christmas-crazed!

THE CLASSICS Edmund Gwenn's original 1947 "Miracle on 34th Street" (Saturday at 7 and 9:15 p.m., Thursday at 8 and 10:15 p.m., AMC), plus Richard Attenborough's 1994 remake (Tuesday at 8 and 10:30 p.m., AMC). Also: "It's a Wonderful Life" (Sunday at 8 p.m., Monday 6 a.m., USA), "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (Tuesday 8-9 p.m., ABC/7), Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" (Wednesday at 8 and 10:45 p.m., Thursday at 5:15 p.m., AMC) and "Holiday Inn" (Thursday night at 12:30 a.m., AMC).

FAMILY FESTIVITY Jim Parsons headlines new animated hour "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" (Tuesday 8-9 p.m., NBC/4). Animated encores include "Frosty Returns" (tonight at 9:30, CBS/2), "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" (Saturday night at 10, ABC Family), "The Year Without a Santa Claus" (Monday 8 p.m., ABC Family), "Prep & Landing" (Tuesday 9 p.m., ABC/7), "Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice" (Tuesday 9:30 p.m., ABC/7) and "Kung Fu Panda Holiday" (Friday 9:30 p.m., CW/11).

NEW HOLIDAY EPISODES Fresh festivity includes "2 Broke Girls" (Monday at 8 p.m., CBS/2), "Scorpion" (Monday 9 p.m., CBS/2), "NCIS: Los Angeles" (Monday 10 p.m., CBS/2), "NCIS" (Tuesday 8 p.m., CBS/2), "NCIS: New Orleans" (Tuesday 9 p.m., CBS/2), "Hot in Cleveland" (Wednesday 10 p.m., TV Land), "Two and a Half Men" (Thursday 9 p.m., CBS/2) and "The McCarthys" (Thursday 9:30 p.m., CBS/2). Unscripted options include "Rev. Run's Happy Holidays" (Sunday 8 p.m., Cooking), "Storage Wars" (Tuesday 9 p.m., A&E), "Chrisley Knows Best" (Wednesday 10 p.m., USA), "Party Down South" (Thursday 8 p.m., CMT) and "Alaskan Bush People" (Friday 10 p.m., Discovery).

NEW HOLIDAY MOVIES Holiday premieres include "The Santa Con" (Saturday night at 8, Lifetime), with Melissa Joan Hart, who also directs; "Best Christmas Party Ever"

(tonight at 8, Hallmark); "A Christmas Kiss II" (Saturday night at 9, ion/31); "The Christmas Parade" (Sunday 8 p.m., Hallmark), with AnnaLynne McCord and "A Perfrect Christmas List" (Sunday 9 p.m., ion/31).

ADULT ANIMATION Wild holidays on "American Dad" (Saturday night at 9:30, Monday 10-11 p.m., Cartoon), "The Boondocks" (tonight at 10, Cartoon), "Black Dynamite" (Saturday night 10:30 p.m., Cartoon), "Family Guy" (tonight at 11, Monday 11 p.m.-midnight, Cartoon), "Futurama" (Sunday 3:17-5 p.m., Comedy; Sunday night 1:03 a.m., WPIX/11), "South Park" (Sunday 6:24-10 p.m., Comedy), "King of the Hill" (Monday 8-9 p.m., Thursday 8 p.m., Cartoon), "The Cleveland Show" (Monday 9-10 p.m., Thursday 8 p.m., Cartoon) and "Robot Chicken" (Monday midnight-1 a.m., Cartoon).

'CHRISTMAS CAROL'-ING Patrick Stewart stars in 1999's "A Christmas Carol" (Wednesday 8 and 10 p.m., Friday night at midnight, TNT). Also: Henry Winkler's 1979 "An American Christmas Carol" (Thursday 6 p.m., INSP), Reginald Owen's 1938 "A Christmas Carol" (Thursday 8 p.m., TCM), Albert Finney's 1970 "Scrooge" (Thursday 9:15 p.m., TCM), Seymour Hicks' 1935 "Scrooge" (Thursday 11:15 p.m., TCM), Cicely Tyson's 1997 "Ms. Scrooge" (Friday 1 p.m., HMM), 1962 musical cartoon "Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol" (Friday 8 p.m., CW/11) and Bill Murray's 1988 "Scrooged" (Friday night at midnight, ABC Family).


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