The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Some of the entertainment industry's most beloved performers are recognized for their work. This year's recipients include opera singer Martina Arroyo, composer Herbie Hancock, songwriter Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and musician Carlos Santana. CBS, 8 p.m.
Call the Midwife Holiday Special
Fans of this charming Brit-import drama are in for a treat as PBS unwraps a special seasonal episode. It's an unseasonably warm Christmas in East End London, but the outlook for the nurses of Nonnatus House is neither calm nor bright. PBS, 8 p.m.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Relive the magic of Harry Potter as ABC presents the very first of the blockbuster films about the young wizard. As his adventure begins, the 11-year-old Harry receives a mysterious letter from the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. ABC, 7 p.m.
Never Ever Do This at Home
Co-hosts Teddy Wilson and Norm Sousa reveal what happens when you override common sense and do dangerous things in a marathon of this entertaining series. This episode follows the duo as they test common household warnings. Discovery, 4 p.m.