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What to Watch on Sunday: ‘A Christmas Story Live!’ musical airs (yes, live) on Fox

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The most beloved Christmas movie of all-time, becomes the season's biggest television event. A live broadcast of the "A Christmas Story!" airs Dec. 17 on Fox.
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The most beloved Christmas movie of all-time, becomes the season's biggest television event. A live broadcast of the "A Christmas Story!" airs Dec. 17 on Fox.

A Christmas Story LIVE! (7 p.m., Fox) – From the team that brought us “Grease: Live” last year (and it was really good), it’s “A Christmas Story: Live!” – a live musical version of the beloved 1983 film and the Broadway hit. The music is from the Tony-nominated score to “A Christmas Story: The Musical,” plus some new songs have been written especially for the 3-hour show. The cast includes Maya Rudolph, Matthew Broderick, Jane Krakowski, David Alan Grier, Ken Jeong and Anna Gasteyer. Newcomer Andy Walken plays Ralphie Parker.

The Sound of Music (7 p.m., ABC) – A four-hour presentation of the beloved 1965 musical with Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.

Christmas Connection (8 p.m., Hallmark) – A flight attendant accompanies an 8-year-old cross-country to be with his dad, and ends up staying for Christmas dinner.

Good Behavior (10 p.m., TNT) – In the Season 2 finale, Letty and Javier must clean up the mess she made – and quickly, to keep her out of prison.

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