The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(3-4 p.m., NBC10) - Actor Zac Efron (
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
); Ellen discusses her night out with socialite Paris Hilton.
(4-5 p.m., 6ABC) - Three viewers team with celebrity chefs Ingrid Hoffman, Curtis Stone and Tyler Florence for a sandwich showdown - the search for America's best sandwich.
(8-9 p.m., CBS3) - The NCIS team is called in to stop a Navy lieutenant from jumping to his death, but just when it looks as if he'll change his mind, he's shot.
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
(8-8:30 p.m., 6ABC) - Charlie Brown has to do a book report on
War and Peace
, but holiday distractions keep getting in the way.
31st Annual Kennedy Center Honors
(9-11 p.m., CBS3) - Honorees include actor Morgan Freeman, country singer George Jones, choreographer Twyla Tharp, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of the Who, and Barbra Streisand. Caroline Kennedy returns as host.
(9-10 p.m., Fox29) - After weeks of being reported missing, a woman with a rare disease resurfaces in suburban Massachusetts and inexplicably causes excruciating pain and then death to everyone she encounters.
Late Show With David Letterman
(11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., CBS3) - Actress Meryl Streep; comic Jeff Altman.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
(11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m., NBC10) - Will Smith; chef Paula Deen; k.d. lang performs.
Jimmy Kimmel Live
(12:05-1:05 a.m., 6ABC) -
Dancing With the Stars
winner Brooke Burke; the Jonas Brothers perform.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson