By Terry Kelleher
December 24, 2001 12:00 PM

Sunday, Dec. 23 I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL TV Land (9 p.m. ET) The Ricardos reminisce in a seldom-seen episode.

Monday, Dec. 24 IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE NBC (8 p.m. ET) So you know it by heart. That’s no reason not to watch Jimmy Stewart in the 1946 classic.

Tuesday, Dec. 25 WALT DISNEY WORLD CHRISTMAS PARADE ABC (10 a.m. ET) Talk show partners Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa describe the fun in Florida.

Wednesday, Dec. 26 THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS CBS (9 p.m. ET) Julie Andrews and Jack Nicholson are among the artists being hailed.

Thursday, Dec. 27 THE METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS PBS (9 p.m. ET) The Met celebrates Giuseppe Verdi with selections from past shows.

Friday, Dec. 28 SNAP DECISION Lifetime (1 p.m. ET) Mare Winningham is convincing in this TV movie as a mother falsely accused of child pornography.

Saturday, Dec. 29 NOISEMAKERS 2001 CMT (9 p.m. ET) A twangin’ two-hour special reviews the year’s high points in country music.