What to watch on Monday, December 7...
SEASON 3 PREMIERE, 8pm, ABC
The Great Christmas Light Fight
Four families across the U.S. compete to craft the most awe-inspiring home decorations. The winners will get to stuff their stockings with a $50,000 prize.
TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special
Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Homer and Bart Simpson, and Scooby-Doo are among the top 40 animated characters honored in this countdown, including interviews with creators and voice actors such as Nancy Cartwright, John DiMaggio, Pamela Adlon, H. Jon Benjamin, and many more.
In “Human for a Day,” a de-powered Kara gets by with a little help from her friends in the aftermath of an earthquake. One post-tremor consequence: Alex’s trust issues with Hank boil over when they’re trapped in the DEO with Jemm, an alien escapee who is truly, truly, truly outrageous.
U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE: Live in Paris
In a live performance at Bercy Arena, U2 performs selections from their most recent album,Songs of Innocence, along with past hits.
“The Old College Try” sends the team undercover at a university, where a hacker who broke into the Federal Reserve is threatening to torpedo the global economy. Just in case they don’t succeed, there’s still time to buy a virtual mattress that you can stuff all your Bitcoin into.
The team investigates after a fugitive diamond thief is… [sunglasses] iced. [YEEAAAHHHH!] Elsewhere in “Thick as Thieves,” Flynn rides a desk as he recuperates from injuries, and Marianna’s brother discovers Rusty’s relationship with Slider.
SNEAK PREVIEW, 10pm & 10:30pm, NBC
Eva Longoria stars as Ana, the lead of a popular telenovela, in this backstage sitcom that opens with Ana’s ex-husband joining the cast. That’s followed by Ana implementing an “open book” policy on the set in “Evil Twin,” which quickly runs into trouble. The series officially premiers on Monday, January 4, 2016.
NCIS: Los Angeles
“Internal Affairs” finds Deeks arrested in connection with the murder of his ex-partner. As he stands up to interrogation, the team scrambles to exonerate their falsely accused comrade.
Peggy and Ed execute their plan at the Motor Motel in “The Castle,” while Lou navigates jurisdictional politics and Hanzee reports back to the Gerhardts.
Nina and MI6 offer Kate a deal in modern-day Paris, irking Martin. Meanwhile in “The Legend of Terrence Graves,” Ballard persuades the FBI to let him make Martin’s day even worse, and Ilyana is recruited in 2001 Prague.
MINISERIES PREMIERE, Midnight, Adult Swim
Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter
Jon Glaser created and stars in this five-part live-action series, which airs every night this week through Friday. It centers, as one might surmise, on a brightly colored slayer of lycanthropes.
– Adam Scott, Morris Chestnut, and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings on Conan, 11pm, TBS
– TBD on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, 11pm, Comedy Central
– Jon Glaser on The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, 11:30pm, Comedy Central
– Claire Danes, Ron Howard, and Logic on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 11:35pm, NBC
– Steve Carell and Jennifer Hudson on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 11:35pm, CBS
– Quentin Tarantino & the cast of The Hateful Eight, and Rick Ross on Jimmy Kimmel Live, 11:35pm, ABC
– Shaquille O’Neal, Judith Light, and Mike O’Brien on Late Night with Seth Meyers, 12:35am, NBC
– Gwendoline Christie and Coldplay on The Late Late Show with James Corden, 12:37am, CBS