TVs best bets for the week
It's a ho, ho hoedown at the "CMA Country Christmas" as some big-name singers gather to celebrate the holidays. The talent lineup includes Trace Adkins, Jennifer Nettles, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts and more. 9 p.m., Channel 4.
We're still reeling from the most recent episode of "Sons of Anarchy," which brought the demise of a key character and a bold power play by Jax (Charlie Hunnam). But now can the club be saved? 10 p.m., FX.
It's time once again to light up that big tree in the Big Apple during "Christmas in Rockefeller Center." The dazzling display of musical talent includes Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and more. 8 p.m., Channel 5.
In the holiday-themed midseason finale of "Glee," Rachel, Santana and Kurt get elfish when they score jobs working for a mall Santa. 9 p.m., Channel 13.
LL Cool J hosts "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live," where we get to hear some music and find out who will be battling it out for the music industry's biggest prizes. 10 p.m., Channel 7.
The plots for TV's holiday movies never cease to amuse us. To wit: "Christmas in the City" explores what happens in a department store where Santa has been replaced by a hunky underwear model. 8 p.m., Lifetime.
-- Chuck Barney, Contra Costa Times
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