What to Watch on Sunday: A 'Simpsons' Christmas episode and Kennedy Center Honors
Sideshow Bob gets contracted as the mall Santa, and someone is stealing all the Christmas packages off people's front porches in the "Bobby, It's Cold Outside" holiday episode of "The Simpsons." FOX / THE SIMPSONS
A Beauty & the Beast Christmas (7 p.m., ION) - In this new ION movie, a Christmas influencer is convinced by her agent to fake a holiday romance with a viral bad boy to gain more followers.
The Simpsons (8 p.m., Fox) - Sideshow Bob gets a job as the mall Santa. Meanwhile, someone is stealing Christmas packages off people's front porches.
Kennedy Center Honors (8 p.m., CBS) - This 42nd annual ceremony will pay tribute to actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt, children's TV show "Sesame Street," conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire.
Rediscovering Christmas (8 p.m., Lifetime) - In this new Lifetime movie, a talented department store window designer helps her sister design the decor for the annual Snowflake Christmas Eve Dance, but clashes with the stubborn grandson of the festival's founders.
The Christmas Caroler Challenge (8 p.m., The CW) - Dean Cain and Laura McKenzie host this Christmas caroling competition series featuring 12 caroling groups. A second episode airs at 9.
A Cheerful Christmas (8 p.m., Hallmark) - In this new movie, a woman and her best friend land their dream jobs: giving people the best and most magical Christmas ever.
Bless the Harts (8:30 p.m., Fox) - Louise invites the Harts to her annual Christmas party in lieu of a bonus, and the extravaganza makes Jenny feel insecure. Also, Betty tries to figure out how to give her family good Christmas presents on a budget.
Angel Falls: A Novel Holiday (9 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) - In this new movie, a book editor must work with her former rival to help a potential writer find her way.
Bob's Burgers (9 p.m., Fox) - Linda works at temp job at the post office to make extra money for Christmas.
Family Guy (9:30 p.m., Fox) - Meg has a surprising response after she takes Stewie to the mall to meet Santa.Some programming descriptions are provided by networks.
Brooke Cain is a North Carolina native who has worked at The News & Observer for more than 20 years. She writes about TV and local media for the Happiness is a Warm TV blog, and answers CuriousNC questions for readers.
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