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Joel McHale concludes a two-part review of 2014 on E!'s "The Soup"

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SERIES

Undercover Boss The president of a chain of auto-repair shops goes incognito in his own company in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

Whale Wars This docu-series about the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is back with a trio of episodes. 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Animal Planet

Hawaii Five-0 William Forsythe, Eric Roberts, Doug Savant and Andrea Roth guest star. 9 p.m. CBS

Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta The bridal-themed unscripted series is back with a pair of new episodes. 9 and 9:30 p.m. TLC

Wake Up Call Youth psychologist Josh Shipp is enlisted to help sort out a troubled mother-daughter relationship in this new episode. 9 p.m. TNT

Mysteries at the Castle The debut installment of this series delves into the legends of Count Dracula and King Arthur. 9 p.m. Travel Channel

Blue Bloods Mitch Pileggi ("The X-Files") guest stars in this new episode of the Tom Selleck police drama. 10 p.m. CBS

The Soup Host Joel McHale concludes a two-part review of some 2014's craziest pop-culture moments. 10 p.m. E!

Alaskan Bush People The Brown family is anxious to get out of Ketchikan and return to nature in the unscripted series' season premiere. 10:01 p.m. Discovery Channel

SPECIALS

Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Tony Bennett, LeAnn Rimes, Boyz II Men, Josh Groban, John Mellencamp, Kevin Spacey and the Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines pay tribute to the singer-songwriter in this new special. 9 p.m. KOCE

New Body, New Style Two formerly obese women get new looks courtesy of celebrity stylist Mary Alice Stephenson in this new special. 10 p.m. TLC

Fox 11 News Special A new report takes a look at the homelessness crisis in Southern California. 10:30 p.m. Fox

MOVIES

Moms' Night Out Sarah Drew, Sean Astin, Patricia Heaton and country music's Trace Adkins star in this rather tame 2014 comedy. 9 p.m. Starz

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Journalist Dennis Berman. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Winter getaways. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day LA Leeza Gibbons. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Previously unseen footage. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show 9 a.m. KCOP

The View Guest co-host NeNe Leakes; Seth MacFarlane. 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show James Van Der Beek. 10 a.m. KCOP, 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Kelly Ripa. 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Matthew McConaughey. 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray News anchor David Muir. 1 p.m. KABC

The Queen Latifah Show Emmy Rossum; John Cho; Keyshia Cole performs. 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Jeff Daniels. 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil Online relationship. 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey A mother gets a day of rest and relaxation. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Kim Kardashian West; Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora perform. 4 p.m. KNBC

Charlie Rose — The Week (N) 7:30 p.m. KOCE

SoCal Connected 8 p.m. KCET

Washington Week With Gwen Ifill Obama's legislative priorities in his final two years; incoming Republican-controlled Congress. (N) 8 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR, midnight KOCE, 1 a.m. KLCS

Tavis Smiley Cicely Tyson. 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Julianne Moore; Michael Cera; Kid Rock. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Jake Gyllenhaal; Nico & Vinz perform. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Michael Keaton; Megyn Kelly; George Ezra performs. 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Martin Freeman; Eliza Coupe; the Eeries perform. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Shailene Woodley. 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

Last Call With Carson Daly Kurt Sutter. 1:37 a.m. KNBC

 

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