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Originally published Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 5:30 AM

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Sunday TV Picks: ‘The Kennedy Center Honors’ on CBS

TV picks for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, include “The Kennedy Center Honors” on CBS, “Call the Midwife Holiday Special” on KCTS and “Oprah’s Next Chapter” on OWN.

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“The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors”

The annual celebration of artists and their art features honorees Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and Carlos Santana. 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS (

Doug Knoop, Seattle Times staff or on Twitter @dougknoop

Also on Sunday

NFL Football, 1:25 p.m. (Fox): St. Louis Rams at Seattle Seahawks (Live).

“Lawrence of Arabia” (1962), 5 p.m. (TCM): Controversial British officer T.E. Lawrence learns the culture of Arabs and unites their tribes against the Turks.

“Call the Midwife Holiday Special,” 7:30 p.m. (KCTS): Shelagh prepares for her wedding; the nuns and dozens of local families become homeless when an unexploded bomb is found near Nonnatus House; Dr. Turner vaccinates children against polio; Chummy persuades a royal visitor to open the Community Centre.

“Oprah’s Next Chapter,” 8 p.m. (OWN): David Letterman discusses his rival, his public sex scandal, repairing his marriage and his battle with depression.

“Alaska: The Last Frontier,” 9 p.m. (Discovery): The Kilchers’ food supplies and livelihood are threatened in unexpected ways.

“Cutthroat Kitchen,” 10 p.m. (Food): A chef is put in a sticky situation with honey-doused pot stickers; two chefs are forced to share ingredients for a peanut butter and jelly creation; harvesting shrimp from a block of ice.

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