American Horror Story: Asylum (FX) Christmas Episode: Ian McShane (Deadwood) guests as a vaguely Charles Manson-y Santa Claus on a holly-jolly killing spree in Briarcliff—and it still barely registers amongst the weirdest shit that’s happened so far this season. Season’s Beatings!
Ghost Hunters (Syfy) Christmas Episode/Season Finale: No ghosts are found—another victorious season for quality cable television!
Duck Dynasty (A&E) Christmas Episode/Season Finale: No ducks are found—another victorious season for quality cable television!
Also new tonight:
The Middle, The Neighbors, Modern Family, Suburgatory, Nashville (ABC); Survivor, 2012 Grammy Nominations Concert, Criminal Minds (CBS); Whitney, Guys With Kids, Law & Order: SVU, Chicago Fire (NBC); The X Factor (Fox); Arrow, Supernatural (The CW); WWE Main Event (Ion); Hot in Cleveland, Happily Divorced (TV Land); Deals From the Dark Side (Syfy); Top Chef, LOLWork (Bravo); The Soup, Love You Mean It With Whitney Cummings (E!)