The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(3 p.m., NBC10) - Singer Mariah Carey; Willow Smith performs.
The Oprah Winfrey Show (4 p.m., 6ABC) - Actress Jane Fonda and ex-husband Ted Turner.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (8 p.m., 6ABC) - The animated classic - with Boris Karloff's narration - about a green-skinned grouch who sets out to spoil Christmas for the citizens of Whoville.
The Vampire Diaries (8 p.m., CW57) - Caroline leaves the hospital and rejoins her friends at the carnival.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (8:30 p.m., 6ABC) - Jim Carrey plays the title character in the live-action, big-screen adaptation of the enduring children's book.
The Office (10 p.m., NBC10) - Michael is thrilled when his nemesis Toby takes a leave of absence and corporate sends Michael's old flame Holly Flax to fill in.
L.A. Gang Wars: The Peacemaker (10 p.m., A&E) - In Inglewood, Calif., brothers G-Luv and Squeak Ru are on opposing sides of bitter warfare between the Queens Street Bloods and the Inglewood Family.
Conan (11 p.m., TBS) - Actor Jason Segel; comic Reggie Watts.
Late Show With David Letterman (11:35 p.m., CBS3) - Amanda Peet; Jay Thomas; Darlene Love performs.
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (11:35 p.m., NBC10) - Zachary Levi; Whitney Cummings; West Angeles Choir.
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:06 a.m., 6ABC) - Actor James Franco; Darius Rucker performs.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (12:37 a.m., CBS3) - Comic Kathy Griffin; Ruth Gerson performs.
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (12:37 a.m., NBC10) - James Earl Jones; Dave Attell; Aaron Neville.