Three Seasonal Specials Air this Evening

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Tonight, TV viewers have an even wider variety of choices than usual, as three specials are scheduled to premiere. Networks will feature familiar faces and holiday spirit in an evening packed with entertainment.

At 7 p.m. CT, “Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond” will air on ABC. Producers, designers, and voice actors will celebrate the animated favorite’s anniversary, and explore Pixar’s early years in digital film.

Viewers can celebrate the season with “Michael Bublé’s Christmas in Hollywood” at 7 p.m. on NBC. The one-hour musical program will feature performances from Celine Dion and Tori Kelly, in addition to appearances by Jay Leno, Eva Longoria, and Blake Shelton.

Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors,” inspired by the musician’s remarkable upbringing, will follow on NBC at 8 p.m. The movie special is set in the Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains in 1955, and explores Parton’s family-oriented and faith-based story.

ABC and NBC are available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

‘A Country Christmas Story’ Premieres Saturday

Lifetime will debut the new holiday special “A Country Christmas Story” Saturday at 7 p.m. CT.

Multiple Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton and Grammy Award nominated Brian McKnight star in the story of a young Appalachian mountain girl who dreams of becoming a country star. When she enters a singing competition at Dollywood, she reunites with her musician father and uncovers the legacy of African-Americans in the world of country music.

Lifetime is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Joyful Noise’

The musical comedy-drama “Joyful Noise” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand.

Oscar nominees Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton star as Vi Rose and G.G., two strong-willed women who must overcome their differences to help their church choir win a national competition. As the two bicker over musical styles, a romance begins between Vi Rose’s daughter Olivia (Keke Palmer) and G.G.’s grandson Randy (Jeremy Jordan).

Where Suddenlink VOD is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.