Monday’s TV Highlights: ‘State of Affairs’ on NBC

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2 Broke Girls Entrepreneurs Max and Caroline (Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs) try to cash in on the holidays in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

Hart of Dixie Zoe’s (Rachel Bilson) hopes are raised by Wade’s (Wilson Bethel) decision to stay in Bluebell as the series returns for a fourth season. 8 p.m. KTLA


The Great Christmas Light Fight The competition continues. 8 p.m. ABC

Mike & Molly Molly (Melissa McCarthy) suffers from writer’s block this new episode. Billy Gardell, Reno Wilson and Swoosie Kurtz also star. 8:30 p.m. CBS

Scorpion Walter (Elyes Gabel) and the team try to avert a tragedy on Christmas Eve when a child is trapped in a cave near a beach, and could be drowned by the rising tide. Katharine McPhee and Eddie Kaye Thomas also star in this new episode. 9 p.m. CBS

Jane the Virgin The show’s mid-season finale gives Jane and Rafael (Gina Rodriguez, Justin Baldoni) big worries about Petra (Yael Grobglas) as they find out more about her. Ivonne Coll, Andrea Navedo and Jaime Camil also star with singer-actress Paulina Rubio guest-starring as herself. 9 p.m. KTLA

Ascension In the premiere of this new miniseries a secret space mission in 1963 sent a collection of Americans on a 100 year voyage to a nearby star. Brian Van Holt, Tricia Helfer and Brandon P. Bell star. 9 p.m. Syfy

NCIS: Los Angeles When the team probes a robbery at a cyber-security firm, Callen Chris O’Donnell) is forced off the case by Hetty (Linda Hunt) because his girlfriend (Elizabeth Bogush) is a witness in the case. 10 p.m. CBS

State of Affairs President Payton (Alfre Woodard) has questions for Nick (Chris L. McKenna) about the convoy attack, but he can’t be found in this new episode. Katherine Heigl also stars. 10 p.m. NBC

Journey to Planet Earth Matt Damon returns as host and narrator of the documentary series in a new episode probing the impact of atmospheric elements on domestic safety. 10 p.m. KOCE



American Country Countdown Awards The country-music business gets a new ceremony inspired by the “American Country Countdown” radio program hosted by Kix Brooks (Brooks & Dunn fame). Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard host. 8 p.m. Fox


CBS This Morning Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo; Daisuke Nakazawa. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Day L.A. Robbie Rogers, L.A. Galaxy; Sabrina Soto and Michael Maloney (“The Great Christmas Light Fight”); Scott Foley (“Scandal”); Christopher Titus. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Amy Adams (“Big Eyes”); Larry the Cable Guy. (N) 9 a.m. KABC


The View 10 a.m. KABC

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

The Doctors (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

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

The Talk Barry Manilow performs; Dave Annable. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray Cat Deeley (“So You Think You Can Dance”); Claire Coffee (“Grimm”). (N) 1 p.m. KABC

Queen Latifah Jada Pinkett Smith. 2 p.m. KCBS

The Meredith Vieira Show Jessie J. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

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

Steve Harvey Martha Stewart; Judge Alex Ferrer. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Nicki Minaj performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.); Macy Gray. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

Charlie Rose (N) 11 p.m. KVCR; 11:30 p.m. KOCE; 1 a.m. KLCS

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

Conan Lisa Kudrow; Eric Andre; Interpol performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

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

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Oprah Winfrey; Idina Menzel performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Emma Stone. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers 50 Cent; Patricia Clarkson; James Bay performs. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Jon Hamm; Tim Meadows. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

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

Last Call With Carson Daly Tricia Helfer; Interpol performs; James Davis. (N) 1:37 a.m. KNBC

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