6.30pm Cheryl Cole’s Night In ITV – One off music special as part of the X Factor Final Weekend with performances from Cheryl Cole, Rihanna, Will Young, Will.I.Am and Alexandra Burke.
9.30pm The British Comedy Awards 2009 ITV – Hosted by Jonathan Ross. Followed by the Fun goes on at 11.00pm on ITV2
10.40pm Pulling: The Special BBC2 – Repeat of the final episode of the Sharon Hogan comedy which was axed by BBC3 earlier this year.
7.00pm Sports Personailty of the Year 2009 BBC1
9.30pm I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story ITV1 – The story of the Britain’s Got Talent contestants including live performances and contributions from Simon Cowell, Ant & Dec and Susan’s friends and family. Hosted Peirs Morgan.
11:30pm Nicola Mclean: Studs and Stilettos ITV2 – Programme following the lives of model and I’m a Celebrity star Nicola McLean and her new husband, Peterborough United footballer Tom Williams.
8.30pm Move Like Michael Jackson BBC3 – Reality to find a dancer with the abilty to be the next Michael Jackson. Staring with the audtions to find those with the talent to perform in front of judges Jamiela and Jermaine Jackson. Hosted by Reggie Yates.
9.00pm Out of My Depth ITV1 – Documentary that sees a well known face try their hand at a new occupation. Amanda Holden trains to be a Midwife.
7.00pm One Man and His Dog BBC2
8.00pm Jamie’s Family Christmas Channel 4 – 5-part cookery series where the chef prepares for Christmas Dinner.
9.00pm Glee E4 – A Sneak peak at the US comedy/drama before it debuts on e4 in 2010.
7.30pm The Royal Variety Performance 2009 ITV1 – Peter Kay hosts this years show m the Opera House Theatre, Blackpool. With performances from Bette Midler, Whoopi Goldberg and the cast of the smash hit musical Sister Act, and dance troupe Diversity, the winners of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent. There is music from Lady Gaga, Michael Buble, Alexandra Burke, Mika, Miley Cyrus, Katherine Jenkins, the stars of the hit show Here Come the Girls, Lulu, Anastacia and Chaka Khan. Plus comedy from Jason Manford, Paddy McGuinness.
8.00pm Grow Your Own Drugs For Christmas BBC2
9.00pm The Hairy Biker’s 12 Days of Christmas BBC2
9.00pm Rick Stien’s Christmas odyssey BBC2
9.00pm Cutting Edge: Teens and Tiaras Channel 4 – Documentary about “The London Season” which as once at the heart of the upper classes, providing the opportunity to meet the Queen and a marriage market for the young daughters of Britain’s most privileged. Today, “The Season” remains one of the last bastions of British elite society, surviving into the 21st century thanks to its committed and determined organisers.
11.00pm Crooked House BBC4 – Repeat of last year’s Christmas Ghost strories wrritten by and starring Mark Gatiss.
9.00pm Heston’s Christmas Feasts Channel 4 – Heston Blumenthal returns to create the ultimate Christmas feast inspired by the most incredible festive dishes of the past. Serving to celebrity diners Mariella Frostrup, comedienne Arabella Weir, former rugby player Matt Dawson, actor James Purefoy and journalist Kate Spicer.
10.05pm Comedy Showcase: Girl Friday Channel 4 – Sketch show written by and starring Josie Long, Kerry Howard, Sara Pascoe, at Lurtsema, Kathryn Drysdale and Lu Corfield.
11.25pm Crooked House BBC4 – Episode 2 of the 3-part ghost story from 2008.
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