Sunday TV: Lighting the White House Tree

The latest set of “Doctor Who” (BBC America, 8 p.m.) episodes comes to an end; it will return for a New Year’s Day special. 

Sunday Night Football has Denver at Kansas City (NBC, 8:20 p.m.). Earlier games include Philadelphia at Jets (CBS, 1 p.m.), Washington at Las Vegas (Fox, 4:05 p.m.) and Baltimore at Pittsburgh (CBS, 4:25 p.m.). 

The singer Mya plays a fictional singer songwriter who goes back to help save her high school arts program in the made-for-TV “My Favorite Christmas Melody” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.). It’s one of a handful of original Christmas movies including Michelle Borth in “The Christmas Thief” (ION, 8 p.m.), Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Ashley Williams star in “Sister Swap: A Hometown Holiday” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.), Maggie Lawson in “A Lot Like Christmas” (GAC Family, 8 p.m.) and Kristi McKarnie in “A Furry Little Christmas” (UPtv, 7 p.m.).

“White Power on Trial: Return to Charlottesville” (CNN, 9 p.m.) returns to the deadly right wing 2017 Unite the Right rally. Elle Reeve reports. 

“The Walking Dead: World Beyond” (AMC, 10:14 p.m.) has its final episode, ending its run after two seasons. It comes after the seventh season finale of “Fear the Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.), but before the discussion of both on “Talking Dead” (AMC, 11:28 p.m.). 

“Joe Pera Talks with You” (Cartoon Network, 12:30 and 12:45 a.m.) about winter activity and legacy. 

Joe makes a discovery that redoubles his efforts to find Vasili on “Condor” (Epix, 9 p.m.).

Barbie’s origins are explored on “The Toys That Built America” (History, 10 p.m.), then “Modern Marvels” (History, 10 p.m.) looks at Monopoly and the Masters of the Universe action figures. 

“The Rookie” (ABC, 10 p.m.) hunts for a person threatening a mass casualty event. 

Beth confronts her dad’s house guest on “Yellowstone” (Paramount, 8 p.m.).

“Christmas Under the Stars: Pentatonix” (BYUtv, 7 p.m.) features the popular a cappella group, singing their latest holiday album.

Gospel stars will be profiled in the series “Grace Notes” (BYUtv, noon).

“The Mating Game” (Discovery+, streaming) looks into the activities of freshwater creatures. 

The future is still a puzzle on “Insecure” (HBO, 10:07 p.m.). 

 Larry befriends a city official just ahead of Election Day on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO, 10:37 p.m.),

“Dexter” (Showtime, 9 p.m.) resorts to past practices in order to protect his son from drugs. 

Alan’s dinner gets disrupted on “Hightown” (Starz, 9 p.m.). 

Tariq tries to keep the business from going under on “Power Book II: Ghost” (Starz, 8 p.m.). 

On “Yellowjackets” (Showtime, 10 p.m.), the girls practice with firearms to determine who is most responsible. 

Heather tries to make amends with her sister on “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” (Bravo, 9 p.m.). 

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo, 8 p.m.) have an emotional cookout. 

The made-for-TV thriller “Imperfect High” (Lifetime Movie Network, 8 p.m.) follows a girl with anxiety disorder trying to fit in at high school, a followup to the 2015 “Perfect High.” 

“Sister Wives” (TLC, 10 p.m.) come to a decision about property lots. 

A number of short documentaries are collected for the “Meet the Press Film Festival” (MSNBC, 10 p.m.). 

It’s Ravenclaws vs. Slytherin in tonight’s “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses” (Cartoon Network, 8 p.m.). 

Nia Vardalos, Jodie Sweetin and John Michael Higgins play “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” (ABC, 8 p.m.). Other games tonight include “Legends of the Hidden Temple” (CW, 8 p.m.) and “Supermarket Sweep” (ABC, 9 p.m.). 

Turner Classic Movies marks Hanukkah’s week with a trio of movies, “The Dybbuk” (8 p.m.), “Tevya” (10 p.m.) and “Mir kumen on” (11:45 p.m.). Then comes King Vidor’s silent “La Boheme” (1 a.m.) and a pair of films about scientists, “Cronos” (2:45 a.m.) and “The Hunger” (4:30 a.m.). 

The College Football Selection Show (ESPN, noon) determines who will play in the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl. It will be discussed later on “Championship Drive: Bowl Breakdown” (ESPN, 8:30 p.m.). 

Men’s college hoops include Minnesota at Mississippi State (ESPNU, 2 p.m.), North Carolina at Georgia Tech (ESPN2, 3 p.m.), Arizona at Oregon State (ESPNU, 4 p.m.), Xavier at Oklahoma State (ESPN2, 5 p.m.), Kansas State at Wichita State (ESPNU, 6 p.m.) and Fordham at St. John’s (Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m.).

Women’s games include Notre Dame at Connecticut (Fox Sports 1, noon) and Seton Hall at St. John’s (Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m.). 

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (ESPN2, 12:30 p.m.) is run. 

Final rounds are played in the Hero World Challenge (Golf, 11 a.m.; NBC, 1 p.m.).

It’s Russia vs. Croatia (CBS Sports, 10 a.m.) in tennis’s Davis Cup final. 

The NCAA women’s soccer cup final has BYU vs. Florida State (ESPNU, 8 p.m.).

Sunday Talk

ABC: CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis. CBS: Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, epidemiologist Maria Van Kerkhove, Illumina CEO Francis deSouza, former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb. NBC: Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Mike Braun. NIH Director Francis Collins. CNN: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves, Sen. Chris Murphy. Fox News: Murthy, Gen. David Thompson, Sen. Joni Ernst. 

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