Tuesday’s TV Highlights: ‘The Mindy Project’ on Fox

Mindy Kaling in “The Mindy Project” on Fox.
Mindy Kaling dons her gay apparel on “The Mindy Project” on Fox.
(Jordin Althaus / Fox)

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Mother of All Talent This unscripted series about mother-daughter talent agents ends its freshman season. 8 p.m. TV Guide

The Mindy Project Mindy (Mindy Kaling) has ulterior motives in planning a Christmas party in this new episode. 9:30 p.m. Fox

What Would You Do? The hidden-camera series that subjects unsuspecting passersby to moral dilemmas returns with new episodes; John Quinones hosts. 10 p.m. ABC


Shipping Wars The reality series about fearless cargo haulers returns for its fifth season. 10 and 10:30 p.m. A&E


Lost Films of Laurel & Hardy A full slate of early flicks featuring the comedy duo kicks off with the 1928 silent “Leave ‘em Laughing.” 8 p.m. KLCS

CMT Artists of the Year 2013 Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Tim McGraw are among the honorees at this ceremony in Nashville, Tenn., with scheduled performers including Alabama, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Cassadee Pope, Lionel Richie, Travis Tritt and Dwight Yoakam. 8 p.m. CMT

A Very Shelby Christmas Spend the holidays with one of the breakout stars of “Ax Men” in this new special. 10 p.m. History


White Heat A daylong marathon of gritty crime dramas includes James Cagney in this 1949 thriller. 5 p.m. TCM


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

Today Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and Ben Foster; Cheyenne Jackson; Susan Boyle performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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

Good Day L.A. Montel Williams; Bill Handel; Olate Dogs (“America’s Got Talent”); Ross Matthews; Adam Shankman. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

Rachael Ray Chefs Katie Lee and Tom Colicchio. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL

Live With Kelly and Michael Claire Danes; Joe Manganiello; Goo Goo Dolls perform. (N) 9 a.m. KABC

The View Trisha Yearwood; Toni Braxton and Babyface perform. (N) 10 a.m. KABC

The Wendy Williams Show Hill Harper (“Covert Affairs”); David Tutera. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV


The Talk Malin Ackerman. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS

The Queen Latifah Show Dolly Parton; Josh Bowman. 2 p.m. KCBS; 7 p.m. KCAL

The Dr. Oz Show Alarming health headlines; alternative health “all-stars"; saying “no"; a food fix for stress. (N) 2 p.m. KABC

Dr. Phil A man wants to cut his angry, violent young-adult son out of his life. (N) 3 p.m. KCBS

Steve Harvey A woman screens eligible dates for her ex-boyfriend; celebrity trainer Christine Lusita. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Katie Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards. (N) 3 p.m. KABC

The Ellen DeGeneres Show Britney Spears; Cirque du Soleil; John Legend performs. (N) 4 p.m. KNBC

The Doctors Vanessa Carlton; Rocco DiSpirito; exploding head syndrome; microwave oven dangers. (N) 5 p.m. KCAL

The Arsenio Hall Show The Game; Steven Michael Quezada; Daughtry performs. (N) 11 p.m. KTLA

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

Chelsea Lately Josh Wolf; April Richardson; Julian McCullough; Baron Davis. (N) 11 p.m. E!

Conan Will Forte; Felicity Jones; Dawes. (N) 11 p.m. TBS

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

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Liam Hemsworth; Jayma Mays; The Rides perform. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

Late Show With David Letterman Ray Romano. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

Jimmy Kimmel Live Zoe Saldana; Martin Freeman; Toro y Moi performs. (N) 11:35 p.m. KABC

Charlie Rose (N) midnight KOCE

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Michael J. Fox. 12:36 a.m. KNBC

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Will Arnett; basketball player Pau Gasol. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Tavis Smiley Peter Yarrow; India.Arie. (N) 1 a.m. KOCE