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The Big Bang Theory Professor Proton (Bob Newhart) asks Leonard (Johnny Galecki) for help with an experiment, and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) retaliates by befriending Proton's rival, Bill Nye, in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland With the Knave's (Michael Socha) life in danger, Alice (Sophie Lowe) must decide whether to use one of her wishes in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC

Inside the Actors Studio Cast members from "Arrested Development" are James Lipton's guests in this new episode. 8 p.m. Bravo

The Millers In an effort to get his parents (Beau Bridges, Margo Martindale) back together, Nathan (Will Arnett) gathers all their possessions with sentimental value, hoping they'll remember the good times and set their differences aside. Jayma Mays also stars in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. CBS

The Crazy Ones A man (Josh Groban) who used to work with Sydney (Sarah Michelle Gellar) writes a song about her. 9 p.m. CBS

Grey's Anatomy The conflict between Meredith and Cristina (Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh) escalates with a betrayal. Patrick Dempsey and Chandra Wilson also star in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

Two and a Half Men Alan (Jon Cryer) wants to set up a date with Lynda Carter ("Wonder Woman") when he learns Walden (Ashton Kutcher) knows her in this new episode. 9:30 p.m. CBS

Elementary Mycroft (Rhys Ifans) comes to New York and asks Sherlock and Watson (Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu) to assist with a case involving Mycroft's ex-fiancee. 10 p.m. CBS

Parenthood Kristina (Monica Potter) tells Amber (Mae Whitman) an inspiring story about her relationship with Adam (Peter Krause) in this new episode. 10 p.m. NBC


The Other Shore: The Diana Nyad Story This 2013 documentary details the harrowing swim over 100 miles through shark-infested waters to from Cuba to Florida. 8 p.m. Showtime


CBS This Morning Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Mark Bittman. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Natalie Portman; Dane DeHaan. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Christopher Gorham ("Covert Affairs"); Tim Conway ("What's so Funny?"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Kevin Kline; Jane Lynch. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Cedric the Entertainer; Jeff Goldblum; Laura Wasser. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Regina Hall ("Best Man Holiday"). (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Chef Laura Theodore. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Ralph Macchio; Rob Base performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Belly fat; cellulite; weight loss; honey. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A woman says her husband constantly accuses her of cheating. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Katie A man spends 18 years in prison for a crime he did not commit; the Country Music Awards. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Kaley Cuoco; Steve Spangler; The Wanted perform. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors Dr. Phil McGraw; a woman's teenage son committed suicide; Marlee Matlin. (N) 5 p.m. KCAL

To the Contrary Phyllis Chesler; Francesca Chambers; Genevieve Wood. (N) 5:30 p.m. KOCE

The Arsenio Hall Show Jerry Springer; Quincy Jones; Blush; Tyler, the Creator. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

Tavis Smiley Nia Long. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show Patrick Stewart. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Chelsea Lately Jeff Wild; Sarah Colonna; Gary Valentine. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Chris Hemsworth; Marc Maron; Gavin Degraw. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report Author Dan Lieberman. (N) 11:31 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Andy Samberg; Bailee Madison; Goo Goo Dolls perform. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Kelly Ripa; Cobie Smulders; Gary Clark Jr. performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Rob Lowe; Columbus Short; Nine Inch Nails performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Late Night Rachel Maddow; M.I.A. performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show Kat Dennings; video game developer Markus Persson. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call  Michelle Trachtenberg; No performs. (N) 1:36 a.m. KNBC


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