Barbara Walters Presents The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012: Another year, more famous folk. The list includes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, actor-producer-director Ben Affleck, Family Guy mastermind Seth MacFarlane, and boy band One Direction. Who’s No. 1? You’ll have to watch to find out. 9:31 p.m. Wednesday, ABC.
Sunday: The Mistle-Tones sounds like yet another gooey, made-for-TV holiday movie. It’s pegged to a couple of crooning frenemies (Tia Mowry and Tori Spelling) who head up rival ensembles destined for a Christmas Eve sing-off. 8 p.m., ABC Family.
Sunday: The final four teams in The Amazing Race cross the finish line in New York tonight. 8 p.m., CBS.
Sunday: American Idol finalists (and real-life couple) Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo make cameo appearances as themselves in the new film All About Christmas Eve. 9 p.m., Lifetime.
Monday: The American Country Awards have Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth presiding over an honor roll chosen by fans. 8 p.m., Fox.
Monday: Despite all the recent flak involving Elmo’s puppeteer, the Sesame Street character will still be part of the Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays special. Other guests include Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton and Carly Rae Jepsen. 10:01 p.m., NBC.
Tuesday: On Raising Hope, Virginia (Martha Plimpton) is convinced that the world will end on Dec. 21, so she turns to extreme couponing to stock up on supplies. 8 p.m., Fox.
Wednesday: On Arrow, Oliver (Stephen Amell) throws a family Christmas party in an attempt to return a sense of normalcy to the household. 8 p.m., The CW.
Thursday: Tonight’s holiday-themed Glee episode is a tribute to the 2003 film, Love Actually. We have no idea how it will turn out, but we predict that someone will sing a song or two. 9 p.m., Fox.
Saturday: Martin Short returns to Saturday Night Live to host the Christmas installment. Musical guest is Paul McCartney. 11:29 p.m., NBC.