THE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL December 25 at 1 p.m. on Bravo
Why subject yourself to dozens of crappy Christmas specials when you can have all the best bits rolled into one? The ever sentimental Carson Kressley narrates this hour-long look inside the genre, spanning from Bing Crosby to Pee-wee Herman, Frosty the Snowman to South Park.
FRONTLINE: THE ALTERNATIVE FIX December 28 at 9 on PBS
Alternative medicine has something for everyone, from now mainstream practices like acupuncture, herbal supplements, and homeopathy to more unusual treatments such as . . . coffee enemas. Frontlinecasts its steely eye over the ever expanding field, examining what the research says and why Americans turn to it in increasing numbers.