Hugh Bonneville, left, and Nell Tiger-Free in "Mr. Stink" on PBS.

A homeless man (Hugh Bonneville) is befriended by a girl (Nell Tiger-Free) in "Mr Stink" on KOCE. (Gary Moyes / BBC / December 18, 2013)

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It ain't live, but it does have real scenery and the one and only Julie Andrews. Of course, we're talking about the 1965 adaptation of "The Sound of Music." Christopher Plummer also stars. 7 p.m. ABC

Thespians! Jake Gyllenhaal and Matthew McConaughey are among the actors discussing their craft on "Hollywood Reporter Roundtables." 7 p.m. KOCE

"Downton Abbey's" Hugh Bonneville is "Mr. Stink" in this family-friendly fable about a homeless man, his malodorous mutt and the English girl who befriends them. 8 p.m. KOCE

Pop music's Britney Spears declares "I Am Britney Jean" in this new docu-special. 9 p.m. E!

In the new special "James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend" more than two dozen friends and colleagues remember the three-time Emmy winner, who died in June at age 51. HBO 8:30 p.m.


Three a cappella groups enter, one a cappella group leaves on the season finale of "The Sing-Off." 8 p.m. NBC

Pull on your boots, sweater, scarf, hat, winter coat and gloves, it's time for "Christmas in Norway With the St. Olaf Choir." 9 p.m. KOCE

It's all fun and games until somebody gets hurt, but that's not too likely, on the return of "Hollywood Game Night" hosted by Jane Lynch. 10 p.m. NBC

Of octogenarians and octopi: The 2011 doc "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" airs on a new "Independent Lens." 10 p.m. KOCE


You could go to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and see it live, for free. Or just watch from home as local musicians, singers and dancers perform at the "54th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration." 3 p.m. KCET

"It's a Wonderful Life" for James Stewart and Donna Reed in this encore presentation of Frank Capra's 1946 holiday favorite. 8 p.m. NBC