Miracle on 34th Street (6 p.m., AMC): 1947 holiday classic
College football (6 p.m., ESPN): It's Hawaii vs. Tulsa in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
A Christmas Story (6 p.m., TBS — repeating every two hours through 4 p.m. Saturday): The 24-hour marathon for this 1983 holiday classic begins.
CSI: (7 p.m., Ch. 2): The team investigates when a member of Rascal Flatts is electrocuted by his own guitar during a concert.
Disney Prep & Landing (7 p.m., Ch. 4): An elite unit of elves, Prep & Landing, ensures that homes around the world are properly prepared to be visited by Santa Claus each Christmas Eve.
It's a Wonderful Life (7 p.m., Ch. 5): James Stewart and Donna Reed star in this 1946 Christmas classic.
Smallville (7 p.m., Ch. 30): Lois finds Clark's body and removes the blue kryptonite.
Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation (7:30 p.m., Ch. 4): The boys must save Christmas when the holiday is canceled after Dr. Doofenshmirtz covers Danville in a cloud of naughtiness.
CSI: NY (8 p.m., Ch. 2): A death row inmate's final request brings Dr. Hawkes to a prison just as a riot erupts.Comment on this story
The Santa Clause 2 (8 p.m., Ch. 4): Tim Allen stars in this 2002 movie.
Supernatural (8 p.m., Ch. 30): Dean is suspicious of Samuel's motives.
White Christmas (8:15 p.m., AMC): 1954 holiday classic
Blue Bloods (9 p.m., Ch. 2): Danny tries to find the source of a deadly narcotic after three teenagers die from an overdose.