THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS 8 p.m. on CBS. In addition to celebrating on Dec. 8, and will be broadcast for TV audiences Sunday night. LL Cool J hosted the star-studded event, which featured performances by Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, Yuja Wang and the Jonas Brothers, as well as spoken tributes from Emmylou Harris, Tom Hanks, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and David Foster.
WATCHMEN 9 p.m. on HBO. Damon Lindelof has suggested that the season finale of “Watchmen,” his could also wrap up the series, telling that he and his writing team “plotted these nine episodes with every mystery and question being resolved.” Either way, the fate of Dr. Manhattan (and the future of his powers) hangs in the balance, while the threat of white supremacy and the Seventh Kavalry rages on.
RICK AND MORTY 11:30 p.m. on Adult Swim. Fans of Justin Roiland and Dan Harmonwaited years for Season 4. Now, after five short episodes, the season will take a hiatus and pick back up in 2020. Until then, catch Morty and his mad scientist grandpa, Rick, take one last adventure through the multiverse in 2019, after spending this season battling dating apps, a dragon and death itself.
THE SOUND OF SILENCE (2019) Stream on Finding an apartment in New York City can be without noise pollution to contend with. But in this film, Peter Sarsgaard plays a sound-obsessed eccentric who can help. As a professional house tuner, he travels around the city with his tuning forks to assess “the ambient noise in people’s homes (electrical appliances, wind patterns) to pinpoint the source of their anxiety, depression or fatigue,” Aisha Harris wrote in her When a woman suffering from chronic exhaustion (Rashida Jones) hires Peter, they strike up a friendship. “The movie swells with grand ideas about our relationships with sound and with one another, often put forth through Peter’s soft-spoken voice, which oscillates between calming and eerie, or through the quiet and hum of city noises and orchestral music,” Harris writes.