Here’s a look at what’s on TV tonight. I recommend “American Masters,” which looks at the life of the great Marvin Hamlisch. Read Melanie Votaw’s excellent interview with Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill.
8:00 PM ET
Anderson Cooper 360 NEW
8:00 – 9:00 PM ET on CNN
Facing Evil NEW
Two lovers have a fallout when one brutally stabs another.
8:00 – 8:30 PM ET on ID
Styled to Rock NEW
The final three designers create a look inspired by Rihanna’s latest fragrance; the designers go head-to-head in an epic fashion show.
8:00 – 9:00 PM ET on Bravo
Washington Week With Gwen Ifill NEW
The biggest stories of 2013 include President Barack Obama’s second term, partisan politics, health care and same-sex marriage.
8:00 – 8:30 PM ET on PBS
WWE Friday Night SmackDown! NEW
Starring John Cena, CM Punk, the cast of “Total Divas” and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton.
8:00 – 10:00 PM ET on Syfy
8:30 PM ET
Charlie Rose — The Week NEW
8:30 – 9:00 PM ET on PBS
9:00 PM ET
American Masters NEW
As a prodigy accepted into the Juilliard School at age 6, composer Marvin Hamlisch is only one of two people to win all five of these prizes: a Grammy, an Emmy, an Oscar, a Tony and a Pulitzer.
9:00 – 10:30 PM ET on PBS
Fashion Police NEW
9:00 – 10:00 PM ET on E!
The First 48 NEW
Detectives in Florida’s Broward County investigate a fatal highway shooting; the execution of three friends outside a Dallas nightclub is caught on video.
9:00 – 10:00 PM ET on A&E
The Kelly File NEW
9:00 – 10:00 PM ET on Fox News
NFL Total Access NEW
The release of the roster for the 2014 Pro Bowl in Honolulu.
9:00 – 10:00 PM ET on NFL
A frustrated Nikita leaves Michael and the team behind to end MDK her way; a shocking decision is made.
9:00 – 10:00 PM ET on CW
Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta NEW
Looking for a modern gown with pockets; a bride and her father have always been close until she purchased a gown without his approval.
9:00 – 9:30 PM ET on TLC
10:00 PM ET
A doctor helps patients lose weight with a tongue patch; a dental assistant says she was fired for being too attractive; avoiding mirrors; attractive women and philanthropic events.
10:01 – 11:00 PM ET on ABC
Bering Sea Gold NEW
The Pomrenkes ask Hank for help getting their barge operating; Zeke wants Emily to pay up; the Kellys contend with claim jumpers.
10:01 – 11:02 PM ET on Discovery
The Borgias NEW
Alexander meets King Charles with humility; Charles abandons Della Rovere; Lucrezia gives birth in a convent.
10:00 – 11:00 PM ET on Showcase
The Dead Files NEW
Violent paranormal activity at a family-owned restaurant.
10:00 – 11:00 PM ET on Travel
The First 48 NEW
Dallas detectives hunt a car thief who fatally shot a man and stole his vehicle; detectives search for a witness for can identify the killer of a Cleveland man.
10:00 – 11:01 PM ET on A&E
Golden Sisters NEW
The Golden Sisters and guest Tom Bergeron reveal their favorite moments of the year.
10:00 – 11:00 PM ET on OWN
PBS NewsHour NEW
10:00 – 11:00 PM ET on World
Untold Stories of the E.R. NEW
A woman bitten in the face by a dog; an ER doctors overcomes his fears; cardiac arrest.
10:00 – 11:00 PM ET on DFH
Wives With Knives NEW
A controlling sugar daddy addict dates men for luxury.
10:00 – 11:00 PM ET on ID
Dec. 27, 2013: What’s On TV Tonight? http://t.co/DESE2uX0zg