Plenty of Cool Yule Shows for the Family This Week
This season's Yule-time TV line-up kicks off this week with favorites like The Grinch, Rudolph, Santa Claus and Jimmy Stewart. Here's a day-by-day listing of the week's Christmas offerings, some... of which will be on again later in the season...
Monday (11/28) "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (8 p.m., ABC-TV) This is one of my favorites, narrated by the great Boris Karloff.
Tuesday (11/29) "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"(8 p.m. on CBS) Burl Ives tells the story p.m.of the odd-ball reindeer.
Wednesday (11/30) Christmas in Rockefeller Center (8p.m. on NBC) The official lighting of the giant tree with performances by Michael Buble, Tony Bennett, Faith Hill, Carole King and the Radio City Rockettes
-"Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" (8p.m. on ABC) Kriss Kringle takes on the evil Burgermeister to become Santa Claus, narrated by Mickey Rooney
-"The Santa Claus" (7p.m. on ABC Family) Tim Allen stars.
Saturday (12/3) " It's a Wonderful Life" (8 p.m. on NBC) Jimmy Stewart is a suicidal man helped by a guardian angel in the 1946 classic.