The Sound of Music (7pm, ABC) - This Oscar-winning adaptation of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical stage hit has been restored to its original length -- so settle in for a good four hours of singing children and Nazi scoundrels. Stars Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
Miracle on 34th Street (8pm, TCM) - Edmund Gwenn (left) won an Oscar for his portrayal of the department store Santa who goes on trial to prove he's the real Kris Kringle. Also stars Natalie Wood (left), Maureen O'Hara, and John Payne. This is my pick!
It's a Wonderful Life (8pm, NBC) - No holiday season is complete without at least one viewing of this wildly dark and yet wildly uplifting tale of a man who is faced with the failure of his family-owned bank, tries to commit suicide, and is shown the value of his life by a bumbling angel named Clarence. Stars Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, and Henry Travers.