The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(3 p.m., NBC10) - Carrie Underwood performs; actor Kellan Lutz (
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Oprah Winfrey (4 p.m., 6ABC) - Duets: Tim McGraw and Alicia Keys; Andrea Bocelli and Mary J. Blige; Sugarland and Jennifer Hudson.
The 11th Annual A Home for the Holidays With Faith Hill (8 p.m., CBS3) - Faith Hill and guests celebrate the joys of adoption from the perspectives of the adoptive families and the children who finally have found stable homes.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (8 p.m., 6ABC) - The animated story about a green-skinned grouch who sets out to spoil Christmas for the citizens of Whoville.
Great Performances (9 p.m., WHYY TV12) - Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and Mexican tenor Rolando Villazon star as doomed lovers Mimi and Rodolfo in director Robert Dornhelm's lush film adaptation of Giacomo Puccini's 1896 romantic blockbuster La Boheme.
The Jay Leno Show (10 p.m., NBC10) - Dan Finnerty and the Dan Band present Christmas cards.
Late Show With David Letterman (11:35 p.m., CBS3) - Actor Alec Baldwin; actor Jay Thomas; Darlene Love performs.
The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien (11:35 p.m., NBC10) Actor Elijah Wood; basketball player Derek Fisher.
Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:06 a.m., 6ABC) - Actor Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman; Jackie, Jermaine, Tito, and Marlon Jackson; Passion Pit performs.
The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (12:37 a.m., CBS3) - Socialite Paris Hilton; chef Jose Andres.