Bones, Community, and The League

8 p.m., FOX


The Jeffersonian team investigates the death of a prominent surgeon, and Brennan (Emily Deschanel) becomes emotionally attached to the victim when she discovers how much they have in common.

8 p.m., NBC


Abed (Danny Pudi) wakes up in a stop-motion animated dream world, so the rest of the study group decides to undergo hypnosis to join him there... and find the true meaning of Christmas! Trust us, it’ll make sense when you watch it.

9 p.m., ABC

Barbara Walters Special

In the first hour of her annual year-end special, Barbara Walters interviews Oprah about her 25-year career and her new network. In the second hour, Barbara reveals her list of the 10 most fascinating people of 2010, which includes Justin Bieber, Kate Middleton, Betty White, and the Jersey Shore cast.

9 p.m., NBC

The Office

Christmas comes early this year for Michael (Steve Carell)! In this double-length episode, Toby (Paul Lieberstein) takes a leave of absence—so Holly Flax (guest star Amy Ryan) comes to Scranton to fill in for him. Plus, Jim (John Krasinski) and Dwight (Rainn Wilson) have a snowball fight.

10 p.m., FX

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

As Dee’s (Kaitlin Olson) due date approaches, the gang decides to invite all of her ex-boyfriends to a party to figure out who the father of her baby is. My money’s on one of the McPoyle twins, as gross as it may sound.

Season 2 finale, 10:30 & 11 p.m., FX

The League

It’s almost time for the playoffs, the Shiva Bowl, the Sacko Bowl, and the season finale! In the second-to-last episode of the season, Jenny (Katie Aselton) worries that her fantasy football involvement may be affecting her daughter’s behavior at school. Then in the season finale, Kevin (Steve Rannazzisi) learns to read lips by watching porn, Pete (Mark Duplass) buys a new car, and the winners of the Shiva and the Sacko are revealed.

Also on the airwaves...
The Big Bang Theory, 8 p.m., CBS
The Vampire Diaries, 8 p.m., CW
$#*! My Dad Says, 8:30 p.m., CBS
30 Rock, 8:30 p.m., NBC
CSI, 9 p.m., CBS
Fringe, 9 p.m., FOX
Nikita, 9 p.m., CW
The Mentalist, 10 p.m., CBS
The Apprentice, Season 10 finale, 10 p.m., NBC
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, 10 p.m., BRAVO
Ace of Cakes, 10 p.m., FOOD
Burn Notice, 10 p.m., USA
NBA Basketball: Celtics v. 76ers, Magic v. TrailBlazers
NHL Hockey: Panthers v. Capitals
NCAA Basketball: Butler v. Xavier, Kent State v. Florida, Georgetown v. Temple

What are you watching tonight?

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