Wednesday's TV Highlights 'The 12th Annual A Home for the Holidays' on CBS
HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Katy Perry performs in “The 12th Annual A Home for the Holidays” at 8 p.m. on CBS.
Undercovers: Steven and Samantha (Boris Kodjoe, Gugu Mbatha-Raw) must recover stolen American currency plates before they are used by a terrorist to make counterfeit money in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC).
The Middle: Much to Mike's (Neil Flynn) dismay, Frankie's (Patricia Heaton) parents (Marsha Mason, Jerry Van Dyke) come to town to spend the holidays (8 p.m. ABC).
Modern Family: Claire and Haley (Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland) share some quality time when they are stuck at home sick, while Phil (Ty Burrell) is driven nuts by the chirp of a smoke detector in this repeat (9 p.m. ABC).
The Defenders: When he considers taking what appears to be a simple arson case, Nick (Jim Belushi) soon realizes the client could be convicted of first-degree murder in this repeat (10 p.m. CBS).
Biography: John Belushi is profiled in this new episode (10 p.m. Biography).
Top Chef: For the quick-fire challenge, the remaining chefs must create a holiday stuffing dish using no utensils, just their own two hands (10 p.m. Bravo).
Psych: Shawn and Gus must use Yang's knowledge to save a kidnapped woman from Yin, in the season finale (10 p.m. USA).
Gift of the Magi: Marla Sokoloff and Mark Webber star in this 2010 holiday treat (8 p.m. Hallmark).
Tennis: Match for Africa: Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal: Exhibition, from Madrid, Spain. (10 a.m. ESPN2).
College basketball: Texas at Michigan State (4 p.m. ESPN2); Missouri at Illinois (6 p.m. ESPN2); Xavier at Gonzaga (8 p.m. ESPN2); Kansas at California (8 p.m. FSN).
College football: Maaco Bowl Las Vegas: Boise State vs. Utah (5 p.m. ESPN).
Pro basketball: The Houston Rockets visit the Clippers (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).
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