Best bets on TV tonight


“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (8 p.m., CBS): It’s the holiday special that taught us that Bumbles bounce and elves can be dentists. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” may be 44 years old, but it still has that special glow.

“Christmas in Rockefeller Center” (8 p.m., NBC): Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Barry Manilow and other celebrities convene for “Christmas in Rockefeller Center.” The real star, however, is the humongous tree — in all its radiant glory.

“The Grammy Nominations Concert Live: Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night” (9:02 p.m., CBS): The hardware won’t be handed out until January, but the fun gets started early with “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live: Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night.” The Black Eyed Peas, Maxwell and Sugarland perform.

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