On TV this Monday: Gotham searches for Li’l Wayne, Ugly Betty works retail, Ex-Girlfriend dials down the Crazy and Kristen Bell celebrates A Charlie Brown Christmas. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
Gotham and Crazy Ex Fall Finales, Superstore and More
It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown
Kristen Bell hosts this retrospective celebration of A Charlie Brown Christmas (which follows at 9 pm); Kristen Chenoweth, Matthew Morrison, Sarah McLachlan, Boyz II Men and Pentatonix perform.
Fall finale: Rebecca fibs about life in West Covina to her mom (Tovah Feldshuh, The Walking Dead); Greg spends Christmas Eve with his mother (Mel Harris, thirtysomething). (Return date TBA.)
Fall finale: Gordon forms dangerous alliances to ensure a kidnapped Bruce is returned home safely. (Find out return date.)
Kara goes up against Red Tornado (Iddo Golberg, Salem), a military cyborg commissioned by Lucy Lane’s father (24‘s Glenn Morshower). Plus, Cat’s mom visits!
Sharon and the team investigate the death of a young man pushed off the top of a parking structure; Flynn deals with an excessively cheerful physical therapist.
Hanzee looks for Ed and Peggy; Dodd finds himself in unfamiliar territory.
The Great Holiday Baking Show
Series premiere: Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and husband Ian Gomez (Cougar Town) host this Americanized take on The Great British Bake Off; pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini and “The Royal Queen of Baking,” Mary Berry, serve as judges.
In the present day, Kate is offered a deal; in 2001 Prague, Dmitry enlists Ilyana as an MI-6 operative; in 1976 England, Terrence’s secret life is exposed.
Sneak preview (two episodes): Jonah (Ben Feldman, Mad Men) begins working at a big-box store, where he a bad first impression on manager Amy (America Ferrera, Ugly Betty); Lauren Ash (Super Fun Night), Colton Dunn (Key & Peele) and Nichole Bloom (Shameless) co-star; Eliza Coupe (Happy Endings) guest-stars. (Read our review.)