The Ellen DeGeneres Show

(3-4 p.m., NBC10) - Actor James Spader (

Boston Legal

); journalist Brian Williams.

Cranberry Christmas

(7:30-8 p.m., FAM) - Grumpy old Cyrus Grape forbids children to play and skate on the cranberry bog near his home, but Maggie and her grandmother help Mr. Whiskers save Cranberryport's skating spot.


(8-9 p.m., NBC10) - Chuck spies on Sarah and finds her on a date with an older man (guest star Gary Cole).

How I Met Your Mother

(8:30-9, CBS3) - Ted tries to prove he's not pathetic for being left at the altar, and Barney tries to impress Robin by confronting a bunch of guys sitting in their favorite booth.

Two and a Half Men

(9-9:30 p.m., CBS3) - When Evelyn offers to pay for Jake's college education, Alan figures he's financially set for life.

Boston Legal

(9-11 p.m., 6ABC) - The series comes to an end with an emotional two-hour episode. The firm is in dire straits, but Alan has a more personal matter on his mind: getting hold of a nonapproved drug for Denny's Alzheimer's.

Late Show With David Letterman

11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., CBS3) - Actress Jennifer Connelly; journalist Anderson Cooper; Duke Spirit performs; Ball State head coach Brady Hoke presents the Top 10 List.

Tonight Show With Jay Leno

(11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., NBC10) - Actor Will Smith; chef Paula Deen; rapper T-Pain.

Jimmy Kimmel Live

(12:05-1:05 a.m., 6ABC) - Actress Amy Sedaris; actor Jonny Lee Miller; animal expert Kirsten McMillan.

Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson

(12:35-1:35 a.m., CBS3) - Actor Chi McBride; Seal performs.

Late Night With Conan O'Brien

(12:35-1:35 a.m., NBC10) - Comic Stephen Colbert; actress Keri Russell; the Lee Boys perform.