Thursday's TV Highlights: 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' on ABC
L.A. Gang Wars: The Peacemaker: In Inglewood, two brothers have been on opposing sides of bitter warfare between the Queens Street Bloods and the Inglewood Family (10 p.m. A&E). Another new episode follows at 10:30.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Lisa holds a charity event, while Camille continues to deal with the fallout between herself and Kyle in this new episode (10 p.m. Bravo).
Christmas Unwrapped: This new special explores the science and history behind the holiday (8 p.m. Discovery).
The Black Stallion: This breathtaking 1979 adaptation of Walter Farley's classic novel takes the famous yarn of a boy who is paired with a handsome stallion following a shipwreck and translates it into some of the most glowingly beautiful images ever committed to film. Kelly Reno, Teri Garr and Mickey Rooney star. (3 p.m. TCM).
The Princess Bride: A grandfather (Peter Falk) decides to entertain his ill grandson (Fred Savage) by reading him the story of a young couple reunited after believing they had lost each other forever. Directed by Rob Reiner, this 1987 adventure stars Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Billy Crystal and Carol Kane. (8 p.m. AMC).
Three Wise Women: Fionnula Flanagan and John Rhys-Davies star in this 2010 holiday film (8 p.m. Hallmark).
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas: Jennifer Beals and Rick Roberts star in this 2010 TV movie (10 p.m. Hallmark).
College football: Poinsettia Bowl: Navy vs. San Diego State (5 p.m. ESPN).
College basketball: Georgetown at Memphis (5 p.m. ESPN2); Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic, semifinal (7 p.m. ESPN2); UC Irvine at UCLA (7:30 p.m. FS Prime).
Pro basketball: The Miami Heat visit the Suns (7:30 p.m. TNT).
Hockey: The Edmonton Oilers visit the Kings (7:30 p.m. FSN)
Photo credit: ABC