Sunday TV Picks: Celebrating Carol Burnett and her variety show

Christmas films star on FREEFORM, and “Weather Gone Viral” finale looks for solutions to extreme weather.

“The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special”

Honoring the comedy icon’s 1967-78 CBS variety series with vintage clips from the show and guests, including Jim Carrey, Stephen Colbert, Martin Short, Maya Rudolph, Jane Lynch, Jay Leno, Bill Hader and original cast members Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner, along with Burnett, 84, including closing the show singing “I’m So Glad We Had This Time Together” in a duet with Harry Connick, Jr., who was born the night the Carol Burnett Show premiered; 8 p.m. Sunday on KIRO.

Also on Sunday

“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” 2:15 p.m. (FREEFORM): Tim Burton’s 1993 animated yuletide tale; followed by “The Polar Express,” 3:55 p.m.; “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” 6:05 p.m.; ”The Santa Clause,” 8:45 p.m.; and “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause,” 10:50 p.m.

“School of Rock,” 4:30 p.m. (NICK): Tomika and Summer try to get Kale into the school holiday pageant; Zack, Lawrence and Dewey re-create Freddy’s Christmas traditions for his first holiday without his mom; repeats at 7:30 p.m.

“Weather Gone Viral,” 5 p.m. (WEATHER): Season-three finale; with extreme weather taking an increasing toll on our planet, inventors, scientists and citizens have become actively involved in finding solutions.

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“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” 7 p.m. (HBO): Season-nine finale; Larry has a scheduling conflict, takes issue with work associates and hosts a pair of ungrateful house guests; repeats at 8:50, 10 and 11:30 p.m.

“The Simpsons,” 8 p.m. (KCPQ): As future Lisa writes her college-application essay for Harvard, she recalls disappointing birthdays that helped shape her.

“The Walking Dead,” 9 p.m. (AMC): Negan has to enlist the help of his lieutenants in solving a huge issue facing the Sanctuary; Rick and the group continue to enact their plan.

“The Last Man On Earth,” 9:30 p.m. (KCPQ): Todd seeks parenting advice from Tandy; Carol and Erica realize that Jasper may be the only potential suitor for their babies and begin vying for his attention.

“Good Behavior,” 10 p.m. (TNT): Javier takes on one of the strangest and most gruesome jobs he’s ever done; Letty goes further down a rabbit hole until she finds herself at rock bottom.

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