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Christmas is going to the dogs -- literally -- in the dueling made-for-TV movies “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” and “A Dog Named Christmas.” Maybe these pooches can team up and bark “Jingle Bells” for an encore. ( ABC Family, 8 and 10 p.m.; CBS, 9 p.m.)


Keep that holiday spirit going with the encore animated specials “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (above) and “Shrek the Halls.” They may be mean, they may be green -- but they’re really just a pair of softies underneath. (ABC, 8 and

8:30 p.m.)


Heidi Klum (below) hosts, the Black Eyed Peas perform, and a bevy of lingerie models strut their scantily clad stuff on the latest edition of “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.” Let’s hope it’s a warm evening, for all their sakes. (CBS, 10 p.m.)


He was “Out for Justice” and now he’s . . . out for justice. The new reality series ” Steven Seagal Lawman” follows the actual law enforcement adventures of the action star, seventh-degree black belt and sometime deputy sheriff. (A&E, 10 and 10:30 p.m.)


Life’s a beach for fun-and-sun-seeking singles sharing a summer house on the “Jersey Shore” in this new reality series. Who will hook up with whom? Do you think any of them even know the correct usage of “who” and “whom”? ( MTV,

10 p.m.)


The good news: Joss Whedon’s smart-and-sexy sci-fi drama “Dollhouse” is back. The bad news: It’s been canceled. The consolation prize: Fox is burning off the remaining unseen episodes, beginning with tonight’s two-hour episode. Eliza Dushku stars. (Fox,

8 p.m.)


Kristin Chenoweth ( “Pushing Daisies”) plays a New York PR exec looking to fill a pin-up calendar with pix of a Montana town’s hunkiest guys in the new made-for-cable romance “12 Men of Christmas.” Josh Hopkins also stars. (Lifetime, 9 p.m.)


“Scrubs,” the sitcom that doesn’t know the meaning of the words “do not resuscitate,” returns for yet another season of hospital-themed humor. Zach Braff, Donald Faison and John C. McGinley star. (ABC,

9 and 9:30 p.m. Tue.)


Liam Neeson is a former spy wreaking havoc in Paris in the 2009 thriller “Taken,” while Clint Eastwood (left) is a retired autoworker defending his suburban Michigan neighborhood in the 2008 drama “Gran Torino.” (HBO, 8:45 p.m. Sat.; Cinemax, 10 p.m. Sat.)