The Sound of Music
Julie Andrews' sweet voice fills the hills in this 1965 Academy Award-winning musical based on the true story of Austria's Von Trapp family. Andrews plays the convent-trained governess of a wealthy Austrian's (Christopher Plummer) children. The score features such songs as "Edelweiss" and "My Favorite Things."
The Christmas season is in full swing, but John (John Mulaney) finds his yuletide good cheer is severely dampened by his (mostly) irrational loathing of actor Macaulay Culkin in the new episode "It's a Wonderful Home Alone." Meanwhile, Lou (Martin Short) starts sweating bullets when his network rival, Jesse Tyler Munoz (guest star Nick Kroll), announces plans for a holiday special that will compete with Lou's. Nasim Pedrad, Seaton Smith, Zack Pearlman and Elliott Gould also star.
Homer (voice of Dan Castellaneta) has a big night out on the town on Christmas Eve in the new episode "I Won't Be Home for Christmas," joining Moe (voice of Hank Azaria) on a drinking spree. Not happy about it, Marge (voice of Julie Kavner) tells Homer not to return to the Simpson residence that evening, forcing him to wander the streets of Springfield. During his odyssey, he comes to some major realizations.
Tales From the Royal Bedchamber
Some of the most rarely visited royal spaces imaginable give up their secrets in this new documentary hosted by Dr. Lucy Worsley, chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces. From Hever Castle to Hampton Court and the great English country manors, Dr. Worsley points out the opulence of Royal State bedrooms and explains how these "private" spaces once were active hubs of English policy and politics. Even the process of creating royal babies was a semi-public matter, since everyone had a stake in the outcome.
Wow, just when you think those dastardly goons at the Serpent Brotherhood have finally hit rock bottom in the "evil" department, they hatch a plan to kill Santa Claus in the new episode "And Santa's Magic Run." Needless to say, librarians Jake, Ezekiel and Cassandra (Christian Kane, John Kim, Lindy Booth) aren't about to let that happen as they set out to help St. Nick accomplish the secret purpose of Christmas. Jonathan Frakes ("Star Trek: The Next Generation") directed this holiday episode.
Jingle All the Way 2
Larry the Cable Guy stars in this new 2014 holiday comedy as a frazzled divorced dad who wants nothing more than to show his little girl, Noel (Kennedi Clements), how much he loves her by getting her the toy of her dreams for Christmas. Alas, the prized item, Harrison the Talking Bear, is completely sold out, and Noel's new stepdad wants to make sure he, not Larry, grants the little girl's fondest wish. Santino Marella, Brian Stepanek and Kirsten Robek also star.
First place in the NFC West could be on the line tonight in the desert, where Drew Stanton and the Arizona Cardinals defend home field from Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks. The defending Super Bowl champs got the better of the Cards in their first meeting in Week 12, when the Seattle defense was in shutdown mode as the Seahawks rolled to a 19-3 home victory.
In a 2013 holiday-themed episode called "Christmas," Capt. Holt (Andre Braugher) starts getting death threats, but he may welcome the sweet embrace of the Grim Reaper after a thrilled Jake (Andy Samberg) is put in charge of his security, an appointment he relishes and abuses to its fullest extent. Elsewhere, Amy (Melissa Fumero) is determined to get a photo of the precinct staff as a gift for Holt, but she's met with a lack of enthusiasm, as well as Rosa's (Stephanie Beatriz) firm refusal to smile.
Top 10 Restaurants With Food Network Magazine
Food Network Magazine and host Bobby Flay offer a coast-to-coast countdown of the 10 must-eat meals of a lifetime in this new one-hour special, which covers fare ranging from the ultimate backyard barbecue to a seaside crab shack that is truly essential for any seafood lover. It's a handy way to get started on your culinary bucket list for 2015.
Fans were divided when this Emmy-winning series more or less rebooted itself in Season 4 by sending Carrie (Claire Danes) off on her own high-profile new post in a very volatile part of the Middle East. The new location brought a slew of new characters and cast members, but longtime viewers probably will love that tonight's season finale, a new episode called "Long Time Coming," finds Carrie back in the United States for a reunion with Saul (Mandy Patinkin), who's eager to hear about what she saw in Islamabad.
Drawn from previously secret case files of the FBI, CIA and their foreign equivalent spy agencies comes this new series of one-hour specials about espionage exploits in World War II and the Cold War that followed. It premieres with an hour called "Russian Seduction, Moscow Rules, Operation Goldenrod," in which a Russian beauty steals American secrets in 2010 Manhattan. Also: A weapons specialist in 1980s Moscow smuggles blueprints, while, in 1987, the FBI and CIA lay a trap for an international terrorist. Another special immediately follows.
A miserable head cold forces Jane (Simon Baker) to work from the office as he coordinates the team's investigation into a murder connected to a counterfeit diamond operation in a new episode called "Black Market." Meanwhile, Abbott (Rockmond Dunbar) worries his past will hurt his wife's chances of landing a prestigious job. William Abadirq, Devon Barnes and Courtney James Clark guest star.