Baby, it's cold outside
Minnesotans whining about winter should be required to check out the 100th episode of "Life Below Zero," a retrospective special that looks back at the coldest crises facing the show's cast in the remote corners of Alaska. Let's hope neighboring Santa Claus remembered to gift the crew with some new pairs of long underwear.
8 p.m., National Geographic
It's always something
Gilda Radner may not have been the most talented of the original "Saturday Night Live" players, but no one has been more committed to winning over an audience. "Love, Gilda," a documentary that relies heavily on the late star's audio recordings and diary entries, emphasizes spirit over comic timing, making her an inspiration for even those viewers who can't tell a knock-knock joke.
8 p.m., CNN
Even when he's on a global stage, St. Paul native Nick Swardson never forgets where he came from. In a half-hour showcase that's part of "Comedians of the World," the stand-up sports a T-shirt from Minneapolis' Corner Bar and finds a way to be Minnesota Nice, even when he's riffing on diarrhea. Swardson spent much of December in the Twin Cities, testing new material during pop-up performances, but this polished set reminds you why Adam Sandler made him a lifetime member of his Rat Pack.
Now streaming on Netflix