Monday’s TV Highlights: ‘Hollywood Sessions’ on EPIX

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, left, Jennifer Aniston, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain and Shailene Woodley in “Hollywood Sessions”    on EPIX
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, left, Jennifer Aniston, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain and Shailene Woodley in “Hollywood Sessions” on EPIX.
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2 Broke Girls Two Victoria’s Secret models (Lily Aldridge and Martha Hunt, as themselves) rent Max and Caroline’s (Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs) apartment in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

The Originals Even the undead take note of the holiday season in this new episode as Elijah, Klaus and Rebekah (Daniel Gillies, Joseph Morgan, Claire Holt) revisit a seasonal tradition from when they were younger. 8 p.m. KTLA


The Great Christmas Light Fight The house-decorating contest is back for a second season. 8 p.m. ABC

Hollywood Sessions A panel of Oscar-contending lead actresses — Jennifer Aniston (“Cake”), Emily Blunt (“Into the Woods”), Jessica Chastain (“Interstellar”), Shailene Woodley (“The Fault in Our Stars”) and Gugu-Mbatha-Raw (“Belle”) — have a fun and frank discussion about their films and the industry in the 2014 season premiere of the cinematic series. 8 p.m. EPIX

The Fosters In a new holiday episode Callie and Jude (Maia Mitchell, Hayden Byerly) spend their first Christmas with the Fosters. Teri Polo also stars with guest stars Annie Potts and Michael Fairman. 8 p.m. Family

Mike & Molly In the season premiere Molly (Melissa McCarthy) lands the book deal she’s been hoping for, but she and Mike (Billy Gardell) can’t agree on what to do with the advance. Swoosie Kurtz also stars. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Switched at Birth In this new episode a Christmastime family dinner with “magical’’ garlic knots creates an alternate reality where Bay and Daphne (Katie Leclerc, Vanessa Marano) are each raised by their biological parents. Constance Marie and Lea Thompson also star. 9 p.m. Family

The Red Tent The two-part biblical drama concludes. 9 p.m. Lifetime

Restaurant: Impossible In a departure for this eatery-rescue series, chef Robert Irvine has three days to makeover the Double H Ranch, a 320-acre camp in the Adirondack Mountains of New York for children with illnesses in this holiday themed episode. 10 p.m. Food



Christmas Wedding Baby During the holiday season, a young bride-to-be and her two sisters discover that her first love has been hired to be the photographer at her upcoming wedding in this new TV comedy-drama. Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Maria Howell, Kimberley Drummond and Stephen Hill star. 8 p.m. BET

Regarding Susan Sontag Patricia Clarkson narrates filmmaker Nancy D. Kates’ intimate documentary, which uses images, archived materials and accounts from friends, family and colleagues to chronicle the life and work of the influential writer and social critic, who died in 2004. 9 p.m. HBO


CBS This Morning Lily Tomlin. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel; Dan Stevens. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Day L.A. Olivia Holt (Pasadena Playhouse’s “Sleeping Beauty”); Terry O’Neill; Victoria Secret Model Behati Prinsloo; Kix Brooks; Kenya Moore. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Cameron Diaz (“Annie”); Nick Cannon; Renée Fleming performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC


The View 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Robin Quivers. 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Lily Aldridge; Elvis Duran. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Maksim Chmerkovskiy; Dean Cain. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil A woman binges and purges. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Alfre Woodard and Katherine Heigl (“State of Affairs”). (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Amy Poehler. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

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

Conan Evangeline Lilly; Jackson Browne performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Chris Rock; Carrie Underwood performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show: David Letterman Joaquin Phoenix; Cristela Alonzo; Al Green. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Tavis Smiley Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative; Claudia Rankine. (N) midnight KOCE

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

Late Night Eliza Coupe; the Eeries perform; Bob Mould. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Carrie Fisher; Dave Attell. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Last Call: Carson Daly Kurt Sutter; Shannon and the Clams perform; Tiffany Haddish. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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