The Ticker: (Christmas Eve Programming Edition) CNBC, FNC, MSNBC

By Chris Ariens 

> At 2pmET, CNBC will broadcast a special edition of Kudlow & Company this afternoon with GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. Kudlow is off, so CNBC’s chief Washington correspondent John Harwood will conduct the interview.

> At 1pmET, Fox News Channel airs Miracles: Facts, Fictions & Faith hosted by Lauren Green. Green will explore the mysteries of the Bible including the Star of Bethlehem, Handel’s Messiah, and Noah’s Ark.

> MSNBC kicks into doc mode this afternoon at 3pmET with MSNBC Investigates. Then at 6pmET, 9pmET and MidnightET there’s that holiday classic: 5 Thrill Ride Horrors.