On TV tonight
Ron White's Celebrity Salute to the Troops, 7:30 p.m., CMT The comedian entertains the troops by featuring Lewis Black, Robert Hawkins, Rascall Flatts and … John Oates?
Saturday Night Live Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas, 9 p.m., NBC We thought the SNL crew killed off this character. At least we get to see Alec Baldwin's Schweddy Balls skit again.
Larry the Cable Guy's Star Studded Christmas Extravaganza, 9:21 p.m., CMT Not to be outdone by the likes of Ron White, the Nebraska-born, Florida-raised Larry invites Terry Bradshaw, Lewis Black, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Montgomery Gentry, Rodney Atkins and Emily West on his own special.
Kathy Griffin Comedy Special: Tired Hooker, 10 p.m., Bravo The latest in Griffin's 1-million-part comedy special series for Bravo.
SEASON PREMIERE Chopped, 10 p.m., Food Ted Allen returns to host another season of this show, which is a combination of Top Chef and Iron Chef, leading us to believe they should have just called it Top Iron Chef.
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