The Ellen DeGeneres Show
(3 p.m., NBC10) - Madonna; Kate Walsh.
The Oprah Winfrey Show (4 p.m., 6ABC) - J.K. Rowling.
CSI: NY (9 p.m., CBS3) - Mac is recuperating from an injury at home, where he witnesses the exchange of a briefcase that ultimately leads to a murder.
Live From Lincoln Center (9 p.m., WHYY TV12) - Alan Gilbert conducts Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with soloist Lang Lang and the second act of The Nutcracker.
Supernatural (9 p.m., CW57) - Dean and Sam are tipped off to a monstrous "sleeper cell" that is awaiting the command to initiate a mass murder.
NBC's New Year's Eve With Carson Daly (10 p.m., NBC10) - The host of Last Call With Carson Daly becomes a prime-time player for one night, anchoring his home network's New Year's Eve celebration. He's scheduled to welcome the band My Chemical Romance; talk to U2's Bono and The Edge about their new Broadway show, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; and, of course, count down to the dropping of the ball in Times Square that signals the arrival of 2011.
New Year's Eve Live (11 p.m., Fox29) - From Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nancy O'Dell hosts a countdown to 2011 featuring special guests and performances by artists such as American Idol runner-up David Archuleta and Travie McCoy (Billionaire).