Saturday, April 19, 2014
Jim Carrey stars in the live-action “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Store Christmas,” airing Christmas Day.
"Secret Santa" (1 p.m., ABC Family Channel): Jennie Garth plays a reporter who must expose her town's Secret Santa.
"I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown" (8 p.m., ABC): Linus' brother ReRun wants a holiday dog.
"CMA Country Christmas" (9 p.m., ABC): Performers include Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, The Band Perry, Keith Urban and John Legend.
"A Beautiful Soul" (8 p.m., TV ONE): Gospel music star Deitrick Haddon plays an R&B superstar on a tragic spiritual journey at the holidays.
"A Chipmunk Christmas" (8:30 p.m., ABC): Alvin gives away his harmonica before a big concert.
"A Christmas Story" (midnight, Turner Classic Movies): Replays on the channel for most of the next 24 hours. Jean Shepherd's enduring tale of Ralphie and the Red Ryder BB gun.
"Secret World of Arrietty" (8 p.m., STARZ): Arrietty of the "Borrowers" is captured.
"Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (8:30 p.m., ABC): Live-action version of the classic story with Jim Carrey as the Grinch.
"Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" (8 p.m., ABC): Charlie Brown blunders into the new year.