“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” 7 p.m., ABC (1966)
And the Christmas movies start in earnest. This classic is narrated by Boris Karloff featuring songs by Dr. Suess and Albert Hague.
“The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story” 7:30 p.m., CBS (2011)
If you’re looking for a new Christmas tradition for your family, check out this story of an elf who helps a boy struggling to believe.
“Great Performances” 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., PBS (new)
Barbra Streisand performs at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, backed by a 60-piece orchestra.
“Garth Brooks, Live From Las Vegas” 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., CBS (live)
The country star performs his hits in Sin City.
“Grimm” 8 p.m., NBC (new)
Recurring incidents of vigilantism may be linked to an old Spanish legend. Also, Juliette learns about Nick’s mother.
“Raising Hope” 8 p.m., Fox (new)
In back-to-back episodes, Howdy’s gets a new owner, then Sabrina wants to officially adopt Hope.
“Dracula” 9 p.m., NBC (new)
Grayson and Mina reveal their true feelings at her engagement party — to Harker. Awkward!