Best bets on TV tonight

“The Sound of Music” (7 p.m., ABC): The hills once again are alive with “The Sound of Music” as the Julie Andrews classic hits the airwaves. For some of us, this film and her performance are a few of our favorite things.

“Witness: The Kidnapping of Patty Hearst” (7 p.m., MSNBC): “Witness: The Kidnapping of Patty Hearst” is a new documentary that revisits the highly publicized 1974 abduction of the famous heiress by the Symbionese Liberation Army and offers fresh insights.

“Nick News With Linda Ellerbee” (8 p.m., Nickelodeon): A new edition of “Nick News With Linda Ellerbee” has our host presenting stories of how real kids and celebrities are finding ways to help homeless animals.

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