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Love You, Mean It With Whitney Cummings 10:30 p.m., E!

Someone is an overachiever, and I’m not talking about Neil Patrick Harris or Ryan Seacrest. Whitney Cummings produces, writes, and stars in her NBC sitcom “Whitney,” and she writes and produces “2 Broke Girls.” Now she’s got a weekly talk show, which will focus on sex and relationships. The first guest: Mindy Kaling. I like Cummings (above), but I wish she’d focus her talents on one series, and make it good. Too much of what she’s doing right now is forgettable.

SNL Christmas 9 p.m., Channel 7


I imagine this collection of holiday sketches will include Debbie Downer’s Thanksgiving, and her comments on stuffing: “A breeding ground for food-born illnesses.” Also likely: Adam Sandler singing his alternative to “I Have a Little Dreidel,” called “The Hanukkah Song.” There’s always “Hanukkah Harry,” with Jon Lovitz as the guy who steps in when Santa is sick. By the way, Victoria Jackson is in this sketch, which was made long before she became a rabid tea partier who tweeted, on the day after the presidential election, “I can’t stop crying. America died.”

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Christmas in Rockefeller Center 8 p.m., Channel 7

For those who’ve forgotten “Revolution” is fiction.

Moonshiners 10 p.m., Discovery

Doing their part for rheumatiz sufferers everywhere.


Death Dealers 10 and 10:30 p.m., Science

One nickel bag of cannabis mortis coming right up.

Matthew Gilbert can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.