Lifehacker’s Christmas TV Viewing Guide

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Lifehacker’s Christmas TV Viewing Guide

No matter how hi-tech your Christmas, at a certain point you’ll end up collapsing in front of the box. Our 12 days of perfect Christmas planning continues with a guide to what’s worth watching over Christmas.

Yeah, we know: a couple of key sporting events aside, TV at this time of year is generally a wasteland, and many of you will be turning to Channel BT and hoping for a few good DVD box sets to tide you over. But there are a handful of shows worth looking out for/setting your PVR to record. Here’s our picks (and with no apologies for the emphasis on public broadcasters; have you seen the rubbish the commercial networks are scheduling?).

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