State of their union

If bickering with loved ones is part of your Thanksgiving tradition, spend at least part of the holidays with Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, two unforgettable sparring partners. The five-film marathon begins with "Desk Set." 7 p.m. TCM

House call

Those who thought their child's field trip to the sewage plant was exciting will be flush with jealousy during "Broadway at the White House," a collection of highlights from students' visits to 1600 Pennsylvania Av. to learn more about creative arts and watch professionals like Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison. 7 p.m. TLC

Blue-plate special

You can get anything you want during "Alice's Restaurant: 50th Anniversary Concert" — as long as it's in Arlo Guthrie's catalog, which also includes "City of New Orleans," "St. James Infirmary" and that appetite inducer, "Pig Meat." 8 p.m. TPT, Ch. 2

Neal Justin