What to Watch on Sunday: ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ hits Netflix


Springsteen on Broadway (Netflix) - For those of us who couldn’t get tickets, Netflix comes through with this two-and-a-half-hour solo acoustic performance written and performed by Academy Award, Tony Award and 20-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen. The show, which opened on Broadway October 2017 (and closes tomorrow, Dec. 15), is based on his best-selling autobiography “Born to Run.” The show is a unique evening with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his very personal stories. The Netflix special features a special appearance by Patti Scialfa.

The Sound of Music (7 p.m., ABC) - This Julie Andrews movie has become a holiday tradition. Andrews plays a novitiate who leaves her convent to become a governess for Capt. Von Trapp’s seven children in Austria before World War II. Christopher Plummer also stars.

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018 (8 p.m., The CW) - This annual concert features performances by Shawn Mendes, Cardi B and Camila Cabello.

2018 Miss Universe (8 p.m., Fox) - Steve Harvey hosts this international beauty pageant.

A Gingerbread Romance (8 p.m., Hallmark) - In this new Hallmark movie, an architect begins to find herself longing for a place to call her own as she works alongside a baker to win a gingerbread house contest.

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Hometown Christmas (8 p.m., Lifetime) - In this new movie, a woman has big plans to resurrect her town’s live nativity, which her late mother previously organized. Things get complicated when she realizes he has to work with her former high school sweetheart.

Small Town Christmas (9 p.m., Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) - Another new movie — in this one, Nell’s last stop on a nationwide book tour takes her to Springdale, the hometown of Emmett, a young man she met while both were junior copy editors at a New York publishing company. It stars Hallmark favorites Kristoffer Polaha and Ashley Newbrough.

A Christmas in Royal Fashion (9 p.m., ION) - In this new movie, a handsome prince hopes to convince an American fashion company to bring more business to his kingdom. He hosts a Christmas fashion show, where he meets an intriguing young assistant.

Holiday Gingerbread Showdown (9 p.m., Food) - Three finalists compete for the top prize in the season finale.