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This week's TV Movies
Untold History of the United States: This episode of the docu-series looks back at the Vietnam War (8 p.m. Showtime).
Great Performances: Rod Stewart is joined by Michael Bublé, Cee Lo Green and Mary J. Blige for a program of holiday classics in this encore episode (10 p.m. KOCE).
53rd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration: Local dance ensembles and musical groups take part in the three-hour event at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (3 and 8 p.m. KCET).
Best and Worst 2012: The cable network looks back at the year that was (5 p.m. CNN).
After Jesus: The First Christians: This documentary revisits the earliest days of Christianity (7 and 10 p.m. CNN).
Shrek the Halls: The computer-animated ogre voiced by Mike Meyers is back in this encore holiday special (8:30 p.m. ABC).
Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir: The storied vocal group performs seasonal favorites (9 p.m. KOCE).
The Christmas Eve Mass From St. Peter's Basilica: The annual religious observance from Vatican City (11:34 p.m. NBC).
One Christmas Story: People Rich in Spirit: Reading, Pa. is the setting for this holiday special (11:35 p.m. CBS).
Christmas at Luther: Tidings of Comfort and Joy: More seasonal favorites from Luther College in Iowa (midnight KOCE).
Miracle on 34th Street: Maureen O'Hara stars in the 1947 holiday classic (7 and 9:15 p.m. AMC).
It's a Wonderful Life: James Stewart stars in director Frank Capra's kind-of-dark-when-you-think-about-it 1946 holiday fable (8 p.m. NBC).
Christmas Is Here Again: Ed Asner and Kathy Bates lend their voices to this 2007 animated tale (8 p.m. KTLA).
A Christmas Story: TBS kicks off its annual 24-hour marathon of the nostalgic 1983 comedy (8 p.m. TBS).
College football: Fresno State and Southern Methodist face off in the Hawaii Bowl (5 p.m. ESPN).