12/13/13: Late Night Comics Skewer Fox News, ‘War On Christmas’

Plus more of the day's headlines and what to watch tonight


Ok, I think we can all agree this whole ‘War On Christmas’ has gotten a bit out of hand.

But at least it is providing some amazing fodder for late night comics.  Last night JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE presented its version of ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE (above) — if it were produced by the Rupert Murdoch network.

Across the dial at Comedy Central, Jon Stewart had a few thoughts on Megyn Kelly‘s reassurance to children that Santa Claus is, indeed, white.

IN OTHER NEWS…

KELLY CLARKSON HEADING TO ‘NASHVILLE’
The AMERICAN IDOL winner — who just released her first Christmas CD — will play herself and perform the song “Fade Into You” (by Mazzy Star) on an episode airing in early 2014.

MATTHEW PERRY TO PRODUCE, STAR IN ‘ODD COUPLE’ REMAKE FOR CBS
“Ever since seeing the movie THE ODD COUPLE when I was 10 years old, it has been a dream for me to play Oscar Madison,” he says.

SHOCKER — ANOTHER GIRL FROM ’16 AND PREGNANT’ IS KNOCKED UP AGAIN
And, no, we’re not talking about Jenelle Evans.  Find out who

X FACTOR FINAL THREE REVEALED
Restless Road
eliminated.  Carlito Olivero, Jeff Gutt and Alex & Sierra will compete in next Wednesday’s finale.

WHAT TO WATCH TONIGHT:

‘LAST MAN STANDING’: ‘ELFIE’ (ABC / 8:00 PM)
Mandy arranges a holiday surprise for the family’s housekeeper; Vanessa gives Boyd an elf doll and tells him it’s magical.

SHARK TANK: CHRISTMAS LIGHTS PITCH (ABC / 9:00 PM)
It’s a holiday-themed episode in the tank as entrepreneurs convince tough sharks to get into the holiday spirit.

HAWAII FIVE-O:  ‘HO’ONANI MAKUAKANE (HONOR THY FATHER)’ (CBS / 9:00 PM)
A murder attempt on a Pearl Harbor veteran leads Five-0 to use decades old evidence to investigate a deadly crime committed in an internment camp on Oahu during WWII.