Forty-seven years after it debuted, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) remains one of the best holiday specials ever.
Embarrassing truth: Many years ago, when I was a small child, I was frightened by the Abominable Snowmonster. Even though bumbles bounce.
If you get that, you've clearly seen "Rudolph." And who hasn't?
Elsewhere on TV ...
Last Man Standing (7 and 7:30 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mandy plots revenge against her boyfriend.
The Biggest Loser (7 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Another elimination.
Glee (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Somebody tries to fix the student-body elections.
90210 (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Dixon tries to get back into the music business.
Knights of Mayhem (7 p.m., National Geographic Channel): The knights compete to determine seeding for an upcoming championship.
New Girl (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Winston joins Jess' handbell quartet.
Ringer (8 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Henry realizes he must work with Bridget to find out more about Gemma.
Raising Hope (8:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Family members pitch ideas at an invention convention.
Flip Men (8:30 p.m., Spike): The guys get a shock when they learn about the history of their latest house.
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (9 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): Kanye West, Maroon 5 and Cee Lo Green perform. Oh, and there are a lot of models in lingerie.
Body of Proof (9 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A murder victim's body shows up in place of a medical-school cadaver during class.
Parenthood (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Adam and Kristina are overwhelmed by work and family.
Sons of Anarchy (11 p.m., FX): Jax has decisions to make when his family and the club are threatened.
Covert Affairs (11 p.m., USA): An MI6 operative attempts to recruit Annie.
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