Must-See LGBT TV 12/7-13: ABC Family Christmas specials and more!

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights in LGBT on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBT-inclusive programming on TV.

The NewNowNext Awards hosted by Darren Criss air on Logo tonight and celebrate the year's breakthrough performers, TV and films with special performers. You can check out the winners over at Logo now. The NewNowNext Awards: Sunday, 8pm on Logo.

Three LGBT-inclusive ABC Family specials return for Christmas specials this week! On Monday, Callie and Jude celebrate their first Christmas with the Fosters, but Callie doesn't entirely feel part of the celebration and Jesus is accused of cheating in the neighborhood house decorating competition. On Tuesday's Pretty Little Liars, the girls try to clear Spencer's name and Ali is visited by a ghostly presence who shows her the past, present and future that could be. On Chasing Life, April's grandparents stir up trouble and Beth gives April a makeover to help cheer her up as she struggled with the effects of chemo. The Fosters: Monday, 8pm on ABC Family. Pretty Little Liars, Chasing Life: Tuesday, beginning at 8pm on ABC Family.

For a breakdown of LGBT-inclusive shows airing every week, check out our nightly listings below:

Sunday December 7: NewNowNext Awards (8pm, Logo); Brooklyn Nine-Nine (8:30pm, FOX); Revenge (10pm, ABC)

Monday: The Originals (8pm, CW); The Fosters (8pm, ABC Family); Jane the Virgin (9pm, CW); Major Crimes (9pm, TNT)

Tuesday: The Flash (8pm, CW); Pretty Little Liars (8pm, ABC Family); Marry Me (9pm, NBC); Chasing Life (9pm, ABC Family)

Wednesday: Survivor (8pm, CBS); Arrow (8pm, CW); Modern Family (9pm, ABC); Nashville (10pm, ABC)

Thursday: The Biggest Loser (8pm, NBC); White Collar (9pm, USA); The McCarthys (9:30pm, CBS)

Saturday: The Graham Norton Show (10pm, BBC America)

On daytime, check your local listings for information about EllenThe Talk (CBS), The Gossip Table (VH1), The View (ABC) and The Chew (ABC). Soap operas Days of Our Lives on NBC and General Hospital on ABC (check local listings) both feature out characters.


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