College football (6 p.m., ESPN): It's Navy vs. San Diego State in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.
NFL football (6 p.m., NFLNET): Panthers at Steelers
The Big Bang Theory (7 p.m., Ch. 2): Raj and Sheldon get into a war at work.
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (7 p.m., Ch. 4): Boris Karloff narrates this classic 1966 animated tale.
Community (7 p.m., Ch. 5): Jeff falls into old habits after reconnecting with a former law firm colleague.
Million Dollar Money Drop (7 p.m., Ch. 13): Contestants answer questions in hope of winning up to $1 million.
The Vampire Diaries (7 p.m., Ch. 30): Damon is suspicious of Tyler's uncle.
Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (7:30 p.m., Ch. 4): Jim Carrey stars in the live-action version of the classic animated tale.
30 Rock (7:30 p.m., Ch. 5): Jack must appear before Congress to discuss the network's merger with KableTown.
CSI (8 p.m., Ch. 2): A team collects evidence after a legendary golfer is murdered at a high-profile tournament.
The Office (8 p.m. and 9 p.m., Ch. 5): Michael, Dwight and Jim set up a sting after a competing sales associate steals a client; Pam must plan a second Christmas party when Michael wants the party to be on the day of Holly's return to Scranton.
Christmas With the King Family (8 p.m., Ch. 11): Thirty-nine members of the family perform a compilation of classic music from their Christmas specials.
Nikita (8 p.m., Ch. 30): Alex informs Nikita that one of the recruits has been activated to carry out a suicide mission.
Outsourced (8:30 p.m., Ch. 5): Todd encourages Charlie to ask Tonya out.
The Mentalist (9 p.m., Ch. 2): Patrick insists on helping Cho investigate when a member of Cho's former gang is found murdered.
Christmas at Belmont (9 p.m., Ch. 11): More than 400 student voices join in carols and seasonal favorites.