• This photo provided by courtesy of HBO shows, Michiel Huisman, from left, Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Iain Glen, in a scene from "Game of Thrones," season 5.  TV fans want gifts that recognize their passion, like a "Game of Thrones" wax seal coaster set.  (Nick Wall/HBO via AP)

    There’s a holiday gift to make every TV fan happy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pity TV fans back in the day, eager to buy really cool merchandise tie-ins to their favorite series but victims of bad timing.

  • This image provided by CBS shows a scene from the holiday classic, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," airing Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015,  8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network.  (CBS/Classic Media via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO ARCHIVE; NO SALES; FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY.

    The Grinch, Mariah Carey join the holiday TV festivities

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s that most wonderful time of the TV year when we are visited again by the welcome ghosts of classic holiday programs past — hello again, Frosty the Snowman and even mean old Grinch!