Frosty the Snowman (8 p.m., CBS) – The 1969 animated classic narrated by Jimmy Durante. The 1995 follow-up “Frosty Returns” airs at 8:30.
The Story of Santa Claus (9 p.m., CBS) – A 1996 special about a jolly couple who come to live at the North Pole and begin a toy-giving tradition. With the voices of Ed Asner, Betty White and Tim Curry.
Christmas Cookie Challenge (9 p.m., Food) – Five bakers compete to prove their holiday cooking-making skills.
The Last Kingdom (10 p.m., BBC America) – In the first season finale, a united King Alfred and Uhtred leave the cover of the marshes and make a rallying call to all Saxon armies.
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