Scandal (ABC, 9:00 p.m.) — Olivia and her warriors have to clean up after the Secret Service (hope they brought a black light) and Jake lets the cat riiiiiiiiight outta the bag.
Workaholics (Comedy Central, 10:00 p.m.) — What’s the password? “Tight butthole,” probably because the guys opened a casino in their house.
Portlandia (IFC, 10:00 p.m.) — Toni and Candace feel the pressure when Portland is named the most feminist city in America.
Vikings (History, 10:00 p.m.) — Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer … and Rollo trying not to get divorced, mostly.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) — A group of cheerleaders is too A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E, aggressive in the ER and Andrew tries to resist the urge to shout his feelings for Maggie from the rooftops.
Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8:00 p.m.) — There are too many cooks (too many coo-ooks!) in the kitchen tryna tell Raj what to do when Emily reaches out to him after their breakup.
You, Me and the Apocalypse (NBC, 8:00 p.m.) — Jamie finally reaches Layla and Frankie, but then Ariel swoops in and snatches Frankie up. Poor guy can’t catch a break.
DC Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 8:00 p.m.) — The gang does their best Girl, Interrupted impressions when they go undercover in a mental hospital in 1950s Oregon to foil Savage’s plan following a string of murders.
American Idol (FOX, 8 p.m.) — And then there were six.
Life in Pieces (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) — The show breaks gender norms when Jen hires a new, dashing male assistant and Greg gets all green about it.
Mom (CBS, 9:00 p.m.) — Oooooooooooh … Christy and her ex-husband sittin’ in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G. First comes love, then comes Christy’s meddling mother who probably isn’t helping all that much. Right, you guys?
The 100 (The CW, 9:00 p.m.) — There’s a leak in Arkadia and guest star Michael Beach is gonna use more than just a thumb to plug it up.
2 Broke Girls (CBS, 9:30 p.m.) — The girls are afraid of a Jeffrey Dahmer wannabe running loose in their hood, but they’re even more terrified about having to tell Randy they lost his dog while they were pet-sitting.
How to Get Away With Murder (ABC, 10:00 p.m.) — The A.D.A. has the Keating 5 on the hot seat and a flashback reveals Annalise’s strategy in the Mahoney case.
Prey (BBCA, 10:00 p.m.) — Much like anyone who’s ever competed on a version of The Real World/Road Rules Challenge, Farrow learns that his biggest allies are total frauds.
Elementary (CBS, 10:00 p.m.) — It Follows is real because Henry Baskerville’s brother was chased to death.
Baskets (FX, 10:00 p.m.) — The members of Chip’s book club have the nerve (the nerve!) to refuse to try the ostensibly delicious sugar pie he spent all day in the kitchen slaving over.
Shades of Blue (NBC, 10:00 p.m.) — Wozniak inherits a pet project when a fellow Marine vet is suspected of murder.
Colony (USA, 10:00 p.m.) — Katie and Broussard are in cahoots, Will wants to be liberated from the occupation and Snyder tries to protect his office.
Idiotsitter (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.) — Ugh, stop hanging out with your exes, people. Billie’s former beau swings by for dinner and Gene tries to be all subtle about dropping hints about how well she’s been since they took the train to Splitsville.
Late Night Guests:
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert — Anna Kendrick, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Brian Fallon
Conan — Jason Bateman, Wendy Williams and Kaleo
The Late Late Show With James Corden — Connie Britton, Mark Cuban and Cameron Esposito
The Daily Show — Padma Lakshmi
Jimmy Kimmel Live — Viola Davis, Isla Fisher and The Suffers