Monday's TV Highlights: 'Six by Sondheim' on HBO

Monday's TV Highlights: 'Six by Sondheim' on HBO
Singer Audra McDonald performs in the documentary "Six by Sondheim" on HBO. (Autumn De Wilde / HBO)

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The Independents Former MTV host Lisa Kennedy Montgomery anchors this new series — airing Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays — offering a more Libertarian-based look at major political, economic and financial stories. 6 and 9 p.m. Fox Business

Almost Human Kennex and Dorian (Karl Urban, Michael Ealy) must protect the only remaining witness in a major murder trial in this new episode. 8 p.m. Fox

The Sing-Off Vocal groups try to make a good first impression on the judges in the season premiere of this unscripted competition. 9 p.m. NBC

The Great Christmas Light Fight In each episode of this holiday decorating competition, airing over three Mondays, four families have 21 days to give their homes an extreme transformation in hopes of winning big money. 9 p.m. ABC

Bonnie & Clyde The drama concludes. 9 p.m. A&E, History and Lifetime


Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town A lanky mailman (voiced by Fred Astaire) explains Santa's origins in this 1970 animated special. 8 p.m. ABC

One Direction iHeartRadio Album Release Party The band members discuss their new album with Ryan Seacrest and perform. 9 p.m. KTLA


Six by Sondheim This tuneful new documentary pays tribute to Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim with performances of six of his signature songs: "Opening Doors," "Send In the Clowns," "Something's Coming," "I'm Still Here," "Being Alive" and "Sunday." Sondheim himself performs along with Audra McDonald, Jeremy Jordan, Darren Criss, America Ferrera, Jackie Hoffman and Laura Osnes. 9 p.m. HBO


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

Today Tyler Perry and Larry the Cable Guy; Orlando Bloom; Michael White; Mel B.; Straight No Chaser. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

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

Good Day L.A. Jack Vale; Maggie Siff ("Sons of Anarchy"); Candice Swanepoel, Victoria's Secret; Michael Moloney ("The Great Christmas Light Fight"). (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Joe Manganiello; co-host Regis Philbin. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Tyler Perry; Faith Ford. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Clinton Kelly; Garth Brooks; Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley; Johnny Mathis. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Constance Marie; Kyle Richards; Wendy's Holiday Gift Grab; the Radio City Rockettes perform. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV

The Talk Garth Brooks; Perez Hilton; Scott Conant. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Katey Sagal; Donald Faison; Julian Lennon performs. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Offsetting the damage of holiday eating and drinking. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

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

Katie Aziza Kibibi; e-cigarettes. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Jake Gyllenhaal ("Prisoners"); Loni Love. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors (N) 5 p.m. KCAL

The Arsenio Hall Show Donald Faison ("The Exes"); Tiffany Haddish. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

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

Chelsea Lately James Davis; Jen Kirkman; Brad Wollack. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Snoop Lion; June Diane Raphael. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

The Colbert Report (N) 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central

The Tonight Show: Jay Leno Simon Cowell; Megyn Kelly; MS MR performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Stephen Colbert; Ian McKellan. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Queen Latifah; Cage the Elephant performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Charlie Rose (N) midnight KOCE

Late Night: Jimmy Fallon Amy Adams; Oscar Isaac; Jack Johnson performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Demi Lovato; Louie Anderson. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

Tavis Smiley Dr. Regina Benjamin; chef Jeff Henderson. (N) 1 a.m. KOCE

Last Call With Carson Daly Soko performs; Rebecca Sugar. (N) 1:36 a.m. KNBC