“Elf” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., CBS (2003)
A man (Will Ferrell) who has been raised by elves leaves his home at the North Pole to search for his birth father (James Caan) in New York City.
“Cops” 7 p.m., Fox (New, season premiere)
The 25th season of the reality series kicks off with officers working with an animal trainer to contain a feral zebra that’s running loose in Sacramento.
“Office Space” 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., E! (1999)
If there’s one thing you take away from this satirical look at the American workplace it is this: Don’t forget to file your TPS reports. The comedy stars Ron Livingston as a stressed out office worker and his friends who hate their jobs and decide to rebel against their greedy boss.
“White Christmas” 8:45 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., AMC (1954)
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general in this comedic musical starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney.
— Laura King
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