“The Sound of Music” 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., ABC (1965)
Settle in for this yearly TV tradition. Julie Andrews stars as a woman who leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a naval officer widower.
“Heartbreak Ridge” 7 p.m. to 9:10 p.m., Encore (1986)
Clint Eastwood stars as a hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant who clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
“Evan Almighty” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., TBS (2007)
Steve Carell plays a congressman summoned by God (Morgan Freeman) to build an ark in this sequel to “Bruce Almighty.”
“Christmas at Luther: Tidings of Comfort and Joy” 7 p.m., PBS (New)
A Christmas celebration at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, that features traditional carols and sacred choral anthems performed by the college’s six choirs, symphony orchestra and Luther Ringers.
“Magic Man” 8 and 8:30 p.m., Travel Channel (Both new, series premiere)
The life of magician JB Benn is chronicled as he travels from one destination to the next. First, San Francisco, where he performs tricks and illusions for locals, and then Benn entertains vacationers in the Bahamas.
“Sin City Rules” 9 p.m., TLC (New)
Jen has bad news for Marco about her losing streak at poker while the feud between Alicia and Lana heats up again.
— Laura King
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