Over on cable, Oxygen has the third season premiere of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too, Syfy has the miniseries finale of Neverland, TLC has the series premiere of Candy Queen, and truTV has the second season premiere of Lizard Lick Towing.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Robin is keeping some bad news to herself. Marshall decides to decorate the house in the suburbs for the holidays.
2 Broke Girls (CBS): New. Caroline and Max try to figure out what to do with the horse for the winter.
The Closer (TNT): New. The squad investigates when a Santa dies using a zip line to enter the local Christmas Village. Buzz’s sister is visiting. Plays again later. Last week’s episode, “Necessary Evil,” replays right before. They always have fun with the Christmas themed episodes and this one is no exception. Fred Willard (Back to You) guest-stars as the owner of the Village. Brenda gets a lot of good lines. The guys like having Buzz’s sister around the squad room, as she is played by the very attractive Christine Woods (Perfect Couples, FlashForward).
Castle (ABC): New. Beckett and Castle wake up in a locked room handcuffed together and have no idea how they got there or how they are going to escape.
Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Lily is throwing a party for Charlie. Charlie’s ex is causing problems for her. Dan decides that he needs to tell Blair how he really feels about her. Show returns with new episodes as of January 16th.
Hart of Dixie (The CW): New. Zoe is attempting to help Rose after she enters the Miss Cinnamon Cider Pageant, where she will be going up against Lemon’s younger sister. George and Wade are getting the tree for the town square. Show returns with new episodes as of January 23rd.
Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): New. Bus full of school children has gone missing and the team searches for them and the people behind the abduction.
A&E has nine episodes of The First 48.
Bravo has nine episodes of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Discovery Channel has 13 episodes of American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior.
Oxygen has 11 episodes of Living Single early and later six episodes of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too.
Spike TV has five episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation followed by 19 episodes of 1000 Ways to Die.
USA Network has seven episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
WE tv has 10 episodes of The Golden Girls tonight.