Christmas in Conway (9pm, ABC) - A Hallmark Hall of Fame movie starring Andy Garcia as the cranky mayor of Conway, South Carolina, who dotes on his ailing wife ( Mary Louise Parker). The mayor constructs a 45-foot-high Ferris wheel in his backyard (he proposed on one) and the neighbors are not happy. Also stars Mandy Moore and Riley Smith.
Treme (9pm, HBO) - The fourth season opens with New Orleans’ optimism following the election of President Obama in 2008, but Nelson is ready to give up on the city after the economy starts to go south. Meanwhile, Janette prepares to open a new restaurant, Antoine finds himself being more than just a music teacher and LaDonna gets busy rebuilding Gigi’s.
Homeland (9pm, Showtime) - Brody embarks on a high-stakes mission, but his fragile condition threatens the operation.
Holiday Road Trip (9pm, ION) - ION is giving Hallmark and Lifetime a run for their money with the new holiday movies this year! In this one, a pet store employee must embark on her company’s holiday media tour with her boss’s son, with whom she doesn’t get along. However, as they rush to meet a deadline, a romance begins to blossom.
The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC) - Just as things start to settle down at the prison, Rick and the group face imminent danger.
The Good Wife (9:30pm, CBS) - Alicia is shocked to learn that a former client has bequeathed her millions, but Lockhart-Gardner contests the will on behalf of the deceased’s wife. Meanwhile, Eli and Marilyn become concerned about Peter being seen with some of Alicia’s more disreputable clients at the Florrick-Agos holiday party.
The Last Lions (8pm, Nat Geo Wild) - As part of Big Cat Week, an airing of the 2011 documentary following a mother lioness in Bostwana as she battles the matriarch of another pride, navigates crocodile-infested waters and faces down a herd of buffaloes in order to keep her cubs safe. Narrated by Jeremy Irons.
Game of Lions (10pm, Nat Geo Wild) - Male lions are followed as they fight for survival and dominate their prides.