TV highlights: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Thanksgiving special

Before the highly anticipated revival of “The Sound of Music” airs on Dec. 5, the network is broadcasting “The Making of ‘The Sound of Music Live!’” (NBC at 8 p.m.), a behind-the-scenes look at the live performance special. Stars Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer are interviewed, and footage from casting, recordings and rehearsals are shown.

A few of Tyson’s alliance buddies turn out to be not so trustworthy on “Survivor: Blood vs. Water” (CBS at 8). Then, Vytas, Tina and Laura are forced to battle on Redemption Island.

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Two hours worth of Thanksgiving-themed sketches from the legendary show are presented on “Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving” (NBC at 9). Classic sketches such as “Adam Sandler’s Turkey Song,” “Ed Grimley’s Thanksgiving” and “Greetings from Tonto, Tarzan and Frankenstein” are revisited.

A boy goes missing from his home in St. Louis on this week’s “Criminal Minds” (CBS at 9). After recognizing some familiar evidence, the BAU reinvestigates a similar cold case to find the abductor.

To honor the legendary comedic actress, footage from the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor that was presented a few weeks ago at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., finally makes its television debut on the special “Carol Burnett: The Mark Twain Prize” (WETA at 10). Watch stars from the likes of Julie Andrews, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rashida Jones and Martin Short pay tribute to the hilarious and iconic performer.

FINALE WATCH: The surprising hit show “Preachers of L.A.” (Oxygen at 10) finishes up its first season with tensions between Deitrick and Dominqiue escalating as their nuptials draw near.

Finlay, Sara and Morgan all go on a spa weekend trip on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” (CBS at 10), but then Finlay disappears. The outing to find her quickly turns into a murder investigation.

Actor John Goodman and comedian Kevin McCaffrey join the “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with a musical performance from Iggy Azalea and T.I.

Country star Garth Brooks and storm chaser Jim Edds are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35).

Actor Patton Oswalt comes to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35), along with a musical performance from The 1975.

— Rachel Lubitz

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