"Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" (11 a.m., WLS-Channel 7): In a new Wii game, Mickey Mouse has gone noir ("Epic Mickey"). But you can count on old-school, sunshine Mickey to lead the parade.
"The Haunting Hour" (7 p.m., HUB): R.L. Stine, the kid equivalent of Stephen King, premieres two episodes of his new show. He promises "shivers, but not nightmares."
"Bozo, Gar & Ray" (7 p.m., WGN-Channel 9): Postpone the holiday feast if you must, but it's not Christmas without "Hardrock, Coco and Joe," "Suzy Snowflake" and "Frosty the Snowman."
"NBC TV's Funniest Holiday Moments" (7 p.m., WMAQ-Channel 5): Jane Lynch hosts reruns of the insta-Christmas classic episodes of "Community" and "30 Rock."
"Christmas Midnight Mass" (midnight, WGN-Channel 9): Baby, it's cold outside! Watch the Catholic service at Holy Name Cathedral from the comfort of your Snuggie.
"The Yule Log" (2 a.m., WGN-Channel 9): Four hours of a burning log, accompanied by holiday-appropriate music.
"Daley Milestone" (9 a.m., WMAQ-Channel 5): Richards M. and J. are compared in this news special.
"LaPorte, Indiana" (6 p.m, WTTW-Channel 11): "It's fun to be a LaPortian," says Frank Pease, who shares some of the 18,000 portraits he took of locals between 1947 and 1970. Some photo subjects testify, too.
"Running Wilde" (8:30 p.m., WFLD-Channel 32): Drea de Matteo ("Sopranos") guest stars as the stepmom of Steve (Will Arnet) as the rest of sitcom's season is relegated to Sunday nights.
"My Kid Survived" (9 p.m., TLC): The pioneers at TLC bring you the story of a 9-year-old who is left behind during a Boy Scout camping trip, and an 11-year-old girl dodging swamp alligators. SPOILER: They survive!