Carols from King's - 6:15pm, BBC2
A traditional and tranquil celebration of the beginning of Christmas. The specially recorded service from King's College Chapel in Cambridge has been broadcast since 1928. The story of the nativity will be told via readings from the King James Bible, and the choristers will flawlessly perform traditional carols like Once in Royal David's City and In the Bleak Midwinter.
The Snowman and The Snowdog - 8:00pm, Channel 4
The heart-meltingly charming sequel to Christmas favourite The Snowman. A boy makes a snowman and a snowdog who magically come to life and take him on a wonderful adventure. So good it's gracing the front cover of the Radio Times Christmas issue this year...
Merlin - 8:15pm, BBC1
This is it, the final episode of Saturday night staple Merlin. Get your tissues at the ready. Morgana and Mordred are poised to take Camelot and the prophecies look as though they are coming true. Can Merlin protect Camelot, keep Arthur safe and accept his own destiny? See preview pictures.
Trollied - 9:00pm, Sky1
In the Trollied Christmas special, Gavin leads an attempt to recover stolen stock, and Lisa takes dirty dancing to a whole new level at the staff Christmas party...
Outnumbered - 9:35pm, BBC1
Last Christmas, the Brockman's tried to go on holiday. This year the family are staying closer to home and throwing a party for their neighbours. Rumour has it Ben is in charge of party games. Christmas swingball, anyone? See preview pictures.
Uncle Wormsley's Christmas - 10:00pm, Sky Atlantic
Steve Coogan narrates a sinister cautionary tale for Christmas. Spoilt schoolboy Johnnie wants a giant crab and his wealthy parents desperately want to please him, but the only man who has one is the decaying and twisted old Uncle Wormsley...