The Ellen DeGeneres Show

(3-4 p.m., NBC10) - Singer Taylor Swift; singer Justin Timberlake surprises Ellen.

Oprah Winfrey

(4-5 p.m., 6ABC) - Dr. Oz investigates night terrors; an insomniac's video diary.

10th Annual A Home for the Holidays With Faith Hill

(8-9 p.m., CBS3) - The annual special that advocates adoption offers true stories of families that have benefited from taking in a new member. Performers include Gavin Rossdale, Jamie Foxx and Tim McGraw.

Babes in Toyland

(8-10 p.m., MNT17) - A young Drew Barrymore stars as Lisa, who lands in Toyland and becomes embroiled in the battle to save it from Barnaby Barnacle.


(8-9 p.m., Fox29) - House tries to figure out what is causing a woman's paralysis and additional symptoms of blindness and decreased immune system activity.

Napoleon Dynamite

(8-10 p.m., COM) - A nerdy teenager helps his friend run for class president against a snooty girl.


(9-10 p.m., 6ABC) - The producers of this new special went through decades of audition tapes from young hopefuls and brought five of them, now grown, to Los Angeles for another chance at fame.

The Mentalist

(10-11 p.m. CBS3) - A wealthy investment banker found slain inside his locked safe room was living a dual life and skimming millions of dollars from his clients.

Late Show With David Letterman

(11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., CBS3) - Comic Jay Thomas; actor Mickey Rourke; Darlene Love performs.

Tonight Show With Jay Leno

(11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., NBC10) - Animal handler Julie Scardina; Natalie Cole performs.

Jimmy Kimmel Live

(12:05-1:05 a.m., 6ABC) - Actor Sean Hayes; TV show host Kenny Mayne;

Dancing With the Stars

castoff Susan Lucci; John Legend performs.