Neither nuns nor Nazis can hold Julie Andrews back in the beloved 1965 tale “The Sound of Music.” With Christopher Plummer. 7 p.m. ABC
Scientists, mathematicians and miscellaneous brainiacs collect kudos and cash in the special “Breakthrough Prize.” Morgan Freeman hosts and Alicia Keys performs. 7 p.m. Fox
“Sleigh Bells Ring”… are you listening? Hello? “How I Met Your Mother’s” Erin Cahill stars in this new holiday romance. 8 p.m. Hallmark Channel
Royal pains: “The Hollow Crown”...