The Ellen DeGeneres Show

(3-4 p.m., NBC10) - Actor Jim Carrey (

Yes Man

); Eric Benet performs.

Oprah Winfrey

(4-5 p.m., 6ABC) - Actors Will Smith and Rosario Dawson (

Seven Pounds

); Tina Fey


A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa

(8-9 p.m., NBC10) -

When Kermit and company accidentally intercept three children's letters to St. Nick, they vow to hand-deliver them to the North Pole.

Great Performances

(9-11 p.m., WHYY TV12) -

In "Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker," the action is relocated to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, held in San Francisco in 1915.


9-10 p.m., CW57) - The contestants interview with Roberta Myers, editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, then design a cover featuring singer/actress Eve. Finally, Anne and Joe select the winner.

A Christmas Carol

(9-11 p.m., TNT) - Patrick Stewart plays Scrooge, reformed by a Christmas Eve tour of his past, present and future. and Joel Grey is the Ghost of Christmas Past.

Law & Order

(10-11 p.m., NBC10) - A woman has been found murdered, and her husband, who insisted the family live an environmentally friendly lifestyle, is a suspect.

Parking Wars

(10-10:30 p.m., A&E) - In the season finale, two guys try to get their impounded car back before they miss their flight to Atlanta.

Late Show With David Letterman

(11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., CBS3) - Actress Jennifer Aniston; Broken Social Scene performs.

Tonight Show With Jay Leno

(11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., NBC10) - Actress Scarlett Johansson; actor Kenneth Branagh; Staind performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live

(12:05-1:05 a.m., 6ABC) - Actress Keri Russell; chef Steve Martorano; The Fray performs.