Expedition Impossible, ONE, 7.30pm
Leap of Faith. It’s the halfway point of the competition and the eight teams take an intimidating leap off a cliff. Later, a zip line and a perilous kayaking trip are the challenges faced by the competitors.
Hale & Pace, 7TWO, 8.30pm
Christmas Special. A festive extravaganza of grown-up comedy that sees Hale and Pace showcase their favourite characters and maddest routines. With more than a touch of controversy, this collection of madcap routines and sketches will have you laughing into the New Year.
Survivor South Pacific, Nine, 9.30pm
Second last episode before the finale next Tuesday December 27.
The Grumpy Guide to … Christmas, ABC1, 9.37pm
Meet the new breed of grumpies. A bit younger but no less embittered. Here is the latest in a long line of celebrities with hilarious tales of festive humbug.
Thriller in Manilla, SBS ONE, 10.10pm
This was the third and final famous boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier for the Heavyweight Boxing Championship of the World, fought at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila, Philippines on October 1, 1975. The program dramatically conveys both the depths of this rivalry as well as the complex racial politics of the time.