Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘MasterChef Junior Edition’ on Fox

Logan, left, and Samuel in the season finale of “MasterChef Junior Edition” on Fox.
Kids in the kitchen in the “MasterChef Junior Edition” final. With Logan, left, and Samuel.
(Greg Gayne / Fox)

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NCIS Cyberterrorists engineer an internet crisis at the peak of the holidays, and Gibbs (Mark Hermon) and his team investigate. Kent Shocker guest stars in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS

MasterChef: Junior Edition In the season finale the two remaining youngsters each prepare a three-course meal. Gordon Ramsay, Joe Botanic and Graham Elliott pick the season’s winner. 8 p.m. Fox


Nick News With Linda Ellerbee As public schools struggle with budget shortfalls this new episode examines other types of schools many parents are choosing for their children. 8 p.m. Nickelodeon

NCIS: New Orleans Pride (Scott Bacula) and his team investigate the murder of a retired Navy SEAL at Christmas time in this new episode. Zoe McClellan and CCH Pounder also star. 9 p.m. CBS

The Voice Carson Daly reveals the winner in the singing competition’s season finale. 9 p.m. NBC

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce In a new episode Abby (Lisa Edelstein) spends her first night without her children. Meanwhile, Jake (Paul Adelstein) wants his first night with the kids at his new place to be absolutely perfect. Janeane Garofalo also stars. 10 p.m. Bravo

The Real World: Skeletons In the season premiere of the unscripted series, strangers move into a Chicago loft, unaware that visitors from their troubled pasts will move in with them. 10 p.m. MTV


Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas This new animated special retells the story of the movie “Elf.” Jim Parsons, Ed Asner, Jay Leno, Matt Lauer and Mark Hamill provide voices. 8 p.m. NBC

Holiday Specials “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “Disney Prep & Landing,” and “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice.” 8, 9 and 9:30 p.m. ABC



Tapia In this supremely 2013 documentary filmmaker Eddie Alcazar lets boxer Johnny “The Baby Faced Assassin” Tapia, who died in 2012, tell his own story. 11 p.m. HBO


CBS This Morning Director Christopher Nolan. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Miss USA Nia Sanchez; Jim Parsons; Gracie Gold; Nicki Minaj performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

Good Morning America Chris Pine; Christoph Waltz; Tim Tebow. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. Frank Sinatra Jr.; Michael Bublé; Greer Grammer. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Live With Kelly and Michael Chris Pine (“Into the Woods”); David Oyelowo (“Selma”). (N) 9 a.m. KABC


The View Rachel Feinstein; City Bill de Blasio and Chirlane McCray; Idina Menzel. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Dr. Oz Show Kicking the sugar habit; taking back control over money; thyroid cancer; Julia Collin Davison. (N) 10 a.m. KCOP; 2 p.m. KTTV

The Doctors A kidnapping scam; household items that remove stains. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL

The Talk Lisa Kudrow; Emily Wickersham; Wolfgang Puck prepares pork tenderloin and mandarin noodles. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

Rachael Ray David Venable makes spiced bacon skewers; “MasterChef Junior” contestants make holiday cookies. (N) 1 p.m. KABC

Meredith Vieira Cuba Gooding Jr. (N) 2 p.m. KNBC

Dr. Phil Jackie Evancho performs. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey Alison Sweeney; Graham Elliot. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Tavis Smiley Angelina Jolie. (N) 11 p.m. KOCE

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

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Paul McCartney. (N) 11 p.m. Comedy Central

Conan Dick Van Dyke; Jenny Slate; Vance Joy performs. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

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

The Tonight Show: Jimmy Fallon Christoph Waltz; Nicki Minaj performs. (N) 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show: David Letterman Anna Kendrick; Charli XCX performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Tracey Ullman; Garth Brooks performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Seth Meyers James Corden; Vanessa Bayer. (N) 12:36 a.m. KNBC

Craig Ferguson Larry King; Angela Kinsey. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS