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Monday's TV Highlights: 'Supergirl' on CBS

Monday's TV Highlights: 'Supergirl' on CBS
An earthquake rocks National City in "Supergirl" on CBS. With Luke Macfarlane andMelissa Benoist. (Darren Michaels / CBS)

SERIES

Supergirl A massive earthquake hits National City, and it strikes Kara (Melissa Benoist) to use her powers to tackle numerous crises during and after the cataclysm in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

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The Great Christmas Light Fight This unscripted series returns for a third season. 8 p.m. ABC

Scorpion The Federal Reserve is targeted for a cyber-attack that threatens the global economy, and the team goes undercover as college students to find the source. Peri Gilpin and Kevin Weisman continue their guest roles. 9 p.m. CBS

Cake Wars In this new episode, the teams create displays celebrating the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas." With Lindsay Schulz, granddaughter of "Peanuts" creator Charles M. Schulz. 9 p.m. Food

Major Crimes Flynn (Tony Denison) is relegated to desk duty while he recovers from his injuries, leaving Sharon (Mary McDonnell) and the team to investigate the murder of a diamond thief on the lam. 9 p.m. TNT

NCIS: Los Angeles Deeks (Eric Christian Olsen) is the prime suspect in the murder of his former partner in "Internal Affairs." Pamela Reed reprises her guest role as Deeks' mother. 10 p.m. CBS

Telenovela Eva Longoria spoofs a whole genre of television — and her own former show "Desperate Housewives" — by returning to series work with this new sitcom, getting a two-episode preview here before its official premiere in January. 10 and 10:30 p.m. NBC

SPECIALS

TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special This new program celebrates the 40 most iconic, groundbreaking and beloved animated characters. 8 p.m. Fox

U2: Innocence and Experience Live in Paris Originally slated to premiere in November, this new special features Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton in concert at France's Bercy Arena. 9 p.m. HBO

America's Greatest Prison Breaks This new two-hour special features an in-depth account of the June 2015 breakout of convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat from Clinton Correctional Prison in upstate New York, as well as a look back at some of the most amazing prison escapes in American history. 9 p.m. History

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning Grammy nominations with Alicia Keys; Chris Ring. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Adele; Joan Collins; Behati Prinsloo and Candice Swanepoel; Jeffrey Tambor; Sam Rockwell; Straight No Chaser performs; Rich and DawnChere Wilkerson. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Day L.A. Brandy Norwood ("Zoe Ever After"); Rev Run and Justine Simmons("Rev Runs Around the World"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Chris Hemsworth ("In the Heart of the Sea"); Billie Lourd; Anderson Cooper. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The Meredith Vieira Show Poppy Montgomery ("Unforgettable"). (N) 11 a.m. KNBC

The Doctors A mother needs help for her morbidly obese son; an assault survivor gets cosmetic surgery. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Wendy Williams Show The Radio City Rockettes. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Oliver Hudson ("Scream Queens"). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Genetically modified salmon; LeAnn Rimes. (N) 2 p.m. KTTV

Dr. Phil (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Rickey Smiley; Todd Wilbur; Jeremiah Brent. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Real (N) 3 p.m. KTTV

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Harrison Ford ("Star Wars: the Force Awakens"); hoverboard dancers the Acrobots perform. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Adam Scott; Morris Chestnut; Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings perform. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Claire Danes; Ron Howard; Logic performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Steve Carell; Jennifer Hudson performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Tavis Smiley Melissa Murray; Charles Fazzino. (N) midnight KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 12:30 a.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

The Late Late Show With James Corden Gwendoline Christie; Coldplay performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Shaquille O'Neal; Judith Light; Mike O'Brien. (N) 12:37 a.m. KNBC

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

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