TV highlights 22/12/2012

  • The Guardian - TV News
A Very Jls Christmas | Strictly Come Dancing | The Nation's Favourite Christmas Song | Merlin | Arena: Screen Goddesses | Hemingway & Gellhorn | The Descendants | Rare Exports: a Christmas Tale

• Plan your Christmas and New Year viewing with our interactive guide to festive television

A Very Jls Christmas

6pm, Sky1

Ninety-minute festive special hosted by the titular boyband. Likely to be watched by equal parts enthralled acolytes and alcoholically insulated parents wistfully anticipating their pre-teen offspring's imminent arrival in adolescence, when they will self-righteously disown such childish things as talent-show pop. Jls invite viewers into their own Winter Wonderland, where they will perform a special Yuletide show, and submit to exclusive backstage interviews, as if the world was presently plagued by a shortage of information about the 2008 X Factor runners-up. Andrew Mueller

Strictly Come Dancing

6.30pm, BBC1

Strictly has waltzed away with the Saturday night viewing figures this year, leaving that rival karaoke show flapping in its wake.
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