" 'Twas the Night Before Christmas" (6 p.m., ABC Family) Mice and men learn Santa may bypass their town.
"Cranberry Christmas" (6:30 p.m., ABC Family) A meanie wants to take away the Cranberryport skating bog.
"Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" (7 p.m., WLS-Channel 7) A ban on toys converts a young do-gooder into Santa.
"Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special" (7 p.m., WFLD-Channel 32) The country star performs with Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and David Cook.
"Jack Frost" (9 p.m., ABC Family) Icy Jack begs Father Winter to make him human.