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TV This Week, Dec. 6 -12: 'TV's Funniest Animated Stars' on Fox

TV This Week, Dec. 6 -12: 'TV's Funniest Animated Stars' on Fox
Homer Simpsonis just one of the animated characters featured in a new Paley Center special on Fox. (Fox)

SUNDAY

A bookstore — remember those? — is in need of a Christmas miracle in the new made-for-cable holiday fable "Karen Kingsbury's The Bridge." With Katie Findlay, Wyatt Nash, Ted McGinley and Faith Ford. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, Usher, Harry Connick Jr., Celine Dion and Lady Gaga will do their best "doo-be-doo-be-doo" in the special "Sinatra 100 — An All-Star Grammy Concert." 9 p.m. CBS

Elite personal trainers put their clients through the wringer in the new reality series "Work Out New York." 9 p.m. Bravo

Prancer's on the disabled list, so the search is on to find a substitute reindeer in the new TV movie "Last Chance for Christmas." With Hilarie Burton, Gabriel Hogan and Tim Matheson. 9 p.m. Lifetime

MONDAY

They'll be decking more than halls when "The Great Christmas Light Fight" returns with new judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak. 8 p.m. ABC

Woo-hoo! Homer Simpson, Bugs Bunny, et al., are feted in "TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special." 8 p.m. Fox

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"U2: Innocence and Experience Live in Paris" features the band in a performance that was postponed after last month's terrorist attacks in the City of Light. 9 p.m. HBO

They feel like bustin' loose in the new docu-special "America's Greatest Prison Breaks." 9 p.m. History Channel

Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Elizabeth Banks and Taraji P. Henson are among the honorees in the new special "VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly." 9 p.m. VH1

No habla español? No problemo! "Desperate Housewives'" Eva Longoria plays the non-Spanish-speaking star of a "Telenovela" in this new sitcom. 10 and 10:30 p.m. NBC

TUESDAY

Ms. Gosselin and her sizable brood are back in new episodes of "Kate Plus 8." 9 p.m. TLC

The annual ogle-fest that is "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" returns. Ellie Goulding, Selena Gomez, and the Weeknd perform. 10 p.m. CBS

Young adults with Down syndrome share their struggles and triumphs in the new series "Born This Way." 10 p.m. A&E

WEDNESDAY

Bobby Flay, Ina Garten, et al., offer cooking tips in the new special "All-Star Holiday" and "Conan's" Andy Richter hosts a holiday edition of "Celebrity Food Fight." 8 and 10 p.m. Food Network

There'll be no drama when "Empire" co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard co-host "Taraji and Terrence's White Hot Holidays" with musical guests Jamie Foxx, John Legend and Mary J. Blige. 9 p.m. Fox

An adventurous duo braves the Arctic elements in the new docu-special "Melting: Last Race to the Pole" 9 p.m. Animal Planet

Young people are desperately seeking the dads they never knew in the new reality series "Finding My Father." 9 p.m. Oxygen

"The Illusionists" work their magic in this new special. 10 p.m. NBC

The family that prays together also runs a megachurch together in the new unscripted series "Rich in Faith." 10 p.m. Oxygen

THURSDAY

The more, the merrier: "Michael Bublé's Christmas in Hollywood" features appearances by Celine Dion, Blake Shelton, William Shatner and many others. 8 p.m. NBC

The computer-animated franchise that Pixar built is celebrated in a "Toy Story 20th Anniversary Special." 8 p.m. ABC

Pint-sized Alyvia Alyn Lind portrays country star Dolly Parton as a young child in the new bio-drama "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors." 9 p.m. NBC

"Daft Punk Unchained" profiles the helmeted and anonymous French electronic-music duo who are up all night to get lucky, they're up all night to get lucky... 9 p.m. Showtime

FRIDAY

Adam Sandler is one-sixth of "The Ridiculous Six" in this star-studded spoof of classic westerns. Any time, Netflix

You'll be seeing more of Maura when Emmy winner Jeffrey Tambor returns in a second season of "Transparent." Any time, Amazon

Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench and a whole bunch of tortoises star in the whimsical, British-made romantic fable "Roald Dahl's Esio Trot." 6 p.m. Lifetime

It's Tinseltown with extra tinsel at "The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade." 8 p.m. KTLA

They kind of suck at being vampires in the imported 2014 horror comedy "What We Do in the Shadows." 10 p.m. HBO

SATURDAY

"On the Twelfth Day of Christmas" my true love gave to me a new TV movie starring Robin Dunne and Brooke Nevin. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel

Tris and Four (Shailene Woodley, Theo James) are on the lam in the 2015 sequel "The Divergent Series: Insurgent." 8 p.m. HBO

There's a mini-"Family Ties" reunion brewing with Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter co-starring in the new TV movie "Becoming Santa." 8 p.m. Lifetime

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