7 Days in Hell, a mockumentary comedy that takes a look back at a pair of fictional players from the not-too-distant past — Aaron Williams (Andy Samberg) and Charles Poole (Kit Harington) — who played a match to end all tennis matches: a seven-day, five-set marathon that took everything, literally, out of the two, is on HBO at 10:00. Mixed reviews for this“absurd and over-the-top” comedy.
ION has the original movie, A Christmas in Vermont, at 9:00. A woman is sent by her boss to shut down a small company in Vermont but when she finds that the company is the lifeblood of a town and falls in love, she keeps the company open and learns valuable lessons beyond the bottom line.
Mariah Carey makes her directorial debut with Hallmark’s A Christmas Melody, a comedic film about a single mom moving back to her hometown to start life anew with her young daughter who falls for her daughter’s music teacher.
The holiday movie, A Cinderella Christmas, is on ION at 9:00. At a holiday masquerade ball, a fledgling event planner and a wealthy playboy who needs to marry to retain his inheritance, meet and fall for each other anonymously. While he tries to find her, she must choose between pursuing her lifelong dream of running a business or following her heart.
A Day at the Races, the Marx Brothers 1937 comedy is on TCM at 8:00 PT/11:00 ET. Once again, Groucho tries to con a dowager out of her money, this time he’s a veterinarian posing as the head of a Sanitarium.
Christmas has gone to the dogs, or at least the dog walkers in UP TV’s original film, A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale, at 6:00 PT/9:00 ET. Spoiled college kid helps greedy developer destroy a dog park until she meets a handsome dog walker.