SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31
"THE GAME" - (6:00-6:30 p.m. ET)
"There's No Place Like Home" (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)
TAHJ MOWRY ("SMART GUY") GUEST STARS IN A CHRISTMAS EPISODE - With Christmas approaching, the Sabers lose their final game and Melanie (Tia Mowry) looks forward to going home to see her family and spending some quality time with Derwin (Pooch Hall). However, the Sabers soon discover they still have a chance at the playoffs, and Derwin asks Melanie to stay in town. When Melanie finds out the Sabers family is not interested in the holiday spirit, she decides to go home and spend the holidays with her family. Brittany Daniel, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Hosea Chanchez and Coby Bell also star. Guest star appearance by Tahj Mowry ("Smart Guy"), Tia Mowry's real-life brother, will play her brother in this episode. Leonard R. Garner, Jr. directed the episode written by Kenya Barris (#40596-010).