Thursday's TV Highlights: 'White Collar' on USA

Rose (Melanie Lynskey) returns on "Two and a Half Men" on CBS.

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A big heist and a risky con job in the series finale of "White Collar." With Matt Bomer.

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The Taste In this new episode the contestants prepare foods for holiday celebrations. 8 p.m. ABC

Two and a Half Men Walden and Alan (Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer) try to prove to Louis (Edan Alexander) that Santa is real. Former series regular Melanie Lynskey returns as Rose in this new episode. 9 p.m. CBS

Project Runway All Stars The designers are challenged to create looks for single clients of a matchmaking website. Laverne Cox ("Orange Is the New Black") serves as a guest judge. 9 p.m. Lifetime

White Collar To help Neal (Matt Bomer) carry out a risky heist, Peter (Tim DeKay) gets involved in a dangerous con in the series finale. 9 p.m. USA

Project Runway: Threads The young designers create looks for their final runway show in the season finale. 10 p.m. Lifetime

Covert Affairs With Russian assassins on their trail, Annie and McQuaid (Piper Perabo, Nic Bishop) work together to escape Argentina in the season finale. 10:05 p.m. USA

The Almighty Johnsons It's Gaia's (Keisha Castle-Hughes) 21st birthday arrives, and her fate will be decided in the season finale. Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman, and Jared Turner also star. 11 p.m. Syfy

The Colbert Report Following a daylong marathon, the political satire ends its run. 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central


Walter Williams: Suffer No Fools This new special profiles the conservative African-American writer. 7 p.m. KOCE

The iHeartradio Jingle Ball 2014 Elvis Duran hosts this holiday concert at featuring performances from Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Pharrell, OneRepublic, Meghan Trainor and more. 8 p.m. KTLA

Funniest Commercials of the Year 2014 This new special counts down comic commercials. 10 p.m. Spike


CBS This Morning Chris Rock. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Joy Bauer and Jenna Wolfe. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Morning America Jamie Foxx; Renée Fleming. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. John Tesh, Connie Sellecca and Gib Gerard ("Intelligence for Your Life"); Christopher Titus ("The Angry Pursuit of Happiness"); Chris Rock ("Top Five"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Oprah Winfrey ("Selma"); Christoph Waltz ("Big Eyes"). (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Laverne Cox; Nicki Minaj. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Jennifer Aniston. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors Infertile couples; a man uses Twitter to combat memory loss; hidden sugar in foods. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show Donald Trump ("The Celebrity Apprentice"). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Simon Baker; chef Marcel Vigneron. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Chef Curtis Stone; chef Ludo Lefebvre. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Donald Trump; Cheryl Burke. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil A man says his estranged wife verbally attacks their children. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Ben Lyons. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Allison Janney ("People's Choice Awards 2015"). (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

To the Contrary With Bonnie Erbé Grieving mothers demand police reform; sexual assault data. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

Tavis Smiley Charles Bolden, NASA; Freeman Hrabowski, University of Md.. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Chris Rock. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Orlando Bloom; John C. McGinley; Sebastian Maniscalco. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Amy Adams; Nick Offerman; Foo Fighters perform. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Rosie O'Donnell; Jeff Altman. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Mel Brooks; Christine Baranski; Jenny Lewis performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night With Seth Meyers Seth Rogen; Uzo Aduba; Greg Warren. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Jim Parsons. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Jack O'Connell; Coves perform; Andrew Orvedahl. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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