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What’s Hot on TV Friday and Saturday – Paul McCartney on SNL

Paul McCartney is the musical guest on Saturday Night Light this weekend. He's joined by Martin Short coming back to the show as guest host. Will we see Ed Grimley? Catch up with your favorite shows you may have missed at TV-Links.


1. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. It's the Christmas special that makes being a dentist and having a red shiny nose cool. Tell the truth. How many of you are singing the song right now? 7:00 PM CT CBS

2. Last Man Standing. Mike wants to give Vanessa a holiday without family for Christmas, and Ed shoots a bald eagle accidentally. 7:00 PM CT ABC

3. Kitchen Nightmares. Chef Gordon Ramsay revisits prior restaurants he helped to see if they are still following his advice. 7:00 PM CT Fox

4. NBA Basketball. Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

5. College Football. NCAA FCS Division I, First Semifinal. Georgia Southern at North Dakota State. 7:00 PM CT ESPN 2

6. Malibu Country. Kim is chosen instead of Reba to sing a Christmas service solo, and June discusses her crisis of faith with Cash. 7:30 PM CT ABC

7. Yes, Virginia. An 8-year old girl in 1897 tries to figure out if Santa Claus is real or not, writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper. Stars Alfred Molina, Beatrice Miller, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jennifer Love Hewitt. 8:00 PM CT CBS

8. Take It All. The fifth night of Howie Mandel's new game show. 8:00 PM CT NBC

9. Fringe. Walter tries to recall a plan to defeat the observers, and Peter and Olivia follow a signal to the woods and find a gruesome scene. 8:00 PM CT Fox

10. Joy Behar's Comics with Benefits. Larry David, Andy Borowitz, Wendy Williams, Colin Quinn, Sherri Shepherd, Dee Snider, Darrell Hammond, Susie Essman, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, and John Fugelsang make appearances. 8:00 PM CT Current

11. Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids. The sister of the brides wants the bridesmaids wearing form-fitting dresses, and another bride argues with her mom over the necklines of the dresses. 8:00 PM CT TLC

12. Ghost Adventures. The most terrorizing hospitals, sanitariums, and asylums. 8:00 PM CT Travel Channel

13. Restless. Following the collapse of a crucial mission, Eva Delectorskaya is in jeopardy. 8:00 PM CT Sundance

14. The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's Story. Chippey the elf helps a boy who finds it hard to believe in the magic of Christmas. 8:30 PM CT CBS

15. CBS News Special Report. The latest on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT. 9:00 PM CT CBS

16. Dateline NBC. The latest on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT.s to an investigation that moves from the widow to a possible serial killer. 9:00 PM CT NBC

17. 20/20. The latest on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT. 9:00 PM CT ABC

18. Haven. Audrey and Nathan take a look into the past after Duke is mysteriously transformed into a teenager. 9:00 PM CT Syfy

19. Brides of Beverly Hills. In the first half hour, Hollywood body double helps her besty find a dress, and a master chef finds her dress. In the second half hour, a bride gets a lip procedure and finds her gown just before her wedding, and a bride admits to being pick, yet falls in love with every single dress. 9:00 PM CT TLC

20. The Dead Files. A restaurant owner's wife is attacked by evil entities. 9:00 PM CT Travel Channel

21. NBA Basketball. Memphis Grizzlies at Denver Nuggets. 8:30 PM CT ESPN

22. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The guests are Bette Midler, Judd Apatow, and Pentatonix. 10:35 PM CT CBS


1. College Football. Gildan New Mexico Bowl, Arizona vs. Nevada. 12:00 PM CT ESPN

2. College Football. NCAA Division II Final from Florence, AL, Valdosta State vs. Winston-Salem State. 12:00 PM CT ESPN 2

3. College Basketball. Crossroads Classic from Indianapolis, Butler vs. Indiana. 1:00 PM CT CBS

4. Golf. First Day of PNC Father/Son Challenge from Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, FL 3:00 PM CT NBC

5. Boxing. Leo Santa Cruz vs. Alberto Guevara. 3:30 PM CT CBS

6. College Football. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, Toledo vs. Utah State. 3:30 PM CT ESPN

7. College Basketball. Crossroads Classic: Notre Dame vs. Purdue. 3:30 PM CT ESPN 2

8. Elf. I caught this for the first time just a few years ago, surprisingly enough. I was surprised to find a really cute family holiday flick with Will Farrell. 7:00 PM CT CBS

9. Transformers. Blockbuster starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, based on the popular toys. 7:00 PM CT ABC

10. Cops. Season premiere. A woman claiming she was threatened by her boyfriend wielding a knife, a loose zebra, and a suspect chasing a man with a rock and a stick. 7:00 PM CT Fox

11. Help for the Holidays. Although she loves Christmas, Santa’s elf Christine wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the North Pole. When Santa receives an emergency wish, he puts Christine on a special assignment to give the VanCamp family a holiday wake-up call. While the parents run their booming holiday store, the kids are often left unsupervised, yet long for a true family Christmas. Christine becomes the kids’ new nanny, hoping to secretly transform their sad Christmas spirit into a loving family celebration. 7:00 PM CT Hallmark

12. Welcome to Sweetie Pie's. In the first hour, Miss Robbie and the others share a behind-the-scenes look at the show, and in the second hour, Robbie arranges a tutor for Andre, the liquor license is set, and the Veteran's Hospital could be taking land away from Upper Crust. 8:00 PM CT OWN

13. Too Cute! A toyger kitten making friends with a larger animal, British shorthairs trying out to work the door at a vet's office, and a RagaMuffin gets out of household chores. 7:00 PM CT Animal Planet

14. College Basketball. Winter Hoops Festival, Michigan vs. West Virginia. 7:00 PM CT ESPN

15. My Fair Wedding with David Tutera: Unveiled. Season finale. Big Brother and The Amazing Race alums Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas finally tie the knot in an extravagant celebration organized by the one and only David Tutera. The nuptials will feature helicopter entrances, light shows, and circus acts. 8:00 PM CT WE

16. College Basketball. Kansas State at Gonzaga. 8:00 PM CT ESPN 2

17. 21 Jump Street. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum star in this movie based on the Fox series, They're young cops who get sent undercover in high school to bring down a drug ring. 8:00 PM CT Starz

18. CBS News Special Report: Newtown. The latest updates in the Connecticut school shooting. 9:00 PM CT CBS

19. Wedding Band. Tommy's father makes an announcement about his upcoming sixth marriage, and Rutherford is shadowed by a blogger. 9:00 PM CT TBS

21. Six Little McGhees. Parents raising six toddlers. 9:00 PM CT OWN

22. Marry Me in NYC. Series premiere. A wedding under the Brooklyn Bridge and a rooftop wedding. 9:00 PM CT WE

23. College Basketball. Florida at Arizona. 9:00 PM CT ESPN

24. Saturday Night Live. Martin Short guest hosts, and Paul McCartney is the musical guest. 10:30 PM CT NBC