Where's Gossip Gurdy's column? And where's the feature story by Alexander Knox with photos by Vicki Vale?
Actually, this is a pretty awesome idea. If you read through the articles it gives a pretty cool overview both of the fallout of the events of Batman Begins as well as a set up for the storylines that will be in The Dark Knight.
I wouldn't even mind a spinoff show with them like Torchwood except done in a more fun style then Torchwood. In terms of the episode it wasn't as much a Christmas episode as it was an episode of Doctor Who that happened to be set at Christmas.