What we're watching:
- ESPN-HD (720p) presents the Motor City Bowl between Central Michigan vs. Purdue at 8 p.m.
- Cinemax (1080i) has The Matrix Reloaded at 7:30 p.m., followed by The Good Shepherd at 10 p.m.
- Showtime (1080i) features Shadowboxer at 9 p.m.
- CBS (1080i) has a repeat of Criminal Minds at 8 p.m.
- Fox (720p) brings Christmas with the Kranks at 8 p.m.
- Catch Discovery Atlas HD: China Revealed on Discovery HD Theater (1080i) at 9 p.m.