Watch It: Here are some highlights of what to watch on TV this week:
MONDAY 8 PM on Channel 29 House
House and Cuddy (Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein) explore the ramifications of their admission that they have feelings for each other and take tentative steps toward making a deeper personal relationship work. At the hospital, a colleague's illness threatens Princeton Plainsboro's accreditation in "Now What?" Robert Sean Leonard also stars. (14)
9 PM on TVLAND Movie: My Cousin Vinny
A rookie lawyer (Joe Pesci) from New York descends upon a small Alabama town to help clear a relative and his buddy (Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield) of a murder rap. With plenty of circumstantial evidence against the pair, and Vinny's lack of courtroom experience, things look bleak until a surprise expert witness takes the stand. Marisa Tomei won an Oscar for her delightful portrayal of Vinny's girlfriend in this 1992 comedy. Fred Gwynne also stars.
10 PM on A&E Hoarders
A man trying to recover from heart and prostate surgery sleeps in his car in oppressive summer heat rather than his home, which has been overrun by his wife's hoard. Another woman with an out-of-control "finders keepers" mentality has a hoard that includes stolen items, and her family has threatened to press charges against her for theft in the new episode "Arline; Carolyn." (PG)
8 PM on Channel 2 Christmas in Rockefeller Center
The 78th annual tree-lighting ceremony takes place in New York, accompanied by performances by a glittering array of musical stars including Susan Boyle, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Jackie Evancho, Josh Groban, Annie Lennox, Kylie Minogue and Jessica Simpson. Natalie Morales and Al Roker of "Today" host the festivities. (G)
8 PM on HISTORY The Real Story of Christmas
Early versions of Santa Claus, Ebenezer Scrooge, George Bailey, the Grinch and Rudolph accompany accounts of the origins of Christmas traditions, many of which have their roots in ancient times. This new one-hour special looks across 2,000 years of history to explore both the sacred and the secular influences that have fashioned Christmas into the holiday as we know it today. (PG)
10 PM on Channel 7 Detroit 1-8-7
During their investigation into the murder of a a retired executive in his palatial home, Longford (James McDaniel) and the other detectives uncover multiple promising motives ranging from robbery to jealousy over a love affair. After an 11-year-old boy is killed by a drive-by shooter while at his best friend's house, Fitch (Michael Imperioli) and his team discover that the same gun killed both victims in the new episode "Home Invasion/Drive By." (14)
10 PM on TBS Glory Daze
Joel (Kelly Blatz) seeks advice from Father Sullivan (guest star Andy Richter) on how to get his chaotic life back on track as the pledges prepare for their first social event with Kappa Theta sorority. Eli (Matt Bush) gets in touch with his inner animal, while the fraternity may have to endure a strict faculty adviser unless they can talk Professor Haines (Tim Meadows) into taking the job in the new episode "Hungry Like a Teen Wolf." (14)
8 PM on Channel 29 Human Target
After Ames (guest star Janet Montgomery) is drawn back into her old life of crime, Chance (Mark Valley) goes under cover as part of a gang attempting a diamond heist so he can keep an eye on things and protect her in the new episode "Taking Ames." Chi McBride, Jackie Earle Haley and Indira Varma also star. (14)
9 PM on HISTORY The President's Book of Secrets
This two-hour special takes a journey inside White House history to unveil startling information about secrets known only to the president, from top-secret intelligence and classified events to covert codes and future technologies -- and information that is so highly classified that not even the president's security clearance is enough to gain access. (PG)
10 PM on Channel 4 The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!
Countdown to Music's Biggest Night From Club Nokia in Los Angeles, LL Cool J returns to host this annual concert built around the announcement of the Grammy Award nominations. Scheduled performers include Justin Bieber, B.o.B., Miranda Lambert, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry.
10:01 PM on Channel 7 The Whole Truth
The seemingly perfect wife of a dentist is charged with murder after he is found dead in his own chair, but Jimmy and Kathryn (Rob Morrow, Maura Tierney) soon learn the dentist was doing more than just working on teeth. As the investigation proceeds, they also get caught up in lies of their own with her mother (guest star Judith Ivey) and his ex-wife. Tricia Helfer, Parminder Nagra and Ellen Gerstein also guest star in the new episode "Liars." (PG)
8 PM on TNT NBA Basketball
It's a game NBA fans have had on their calendars for months. LeBron James makes his return to Cleveland for the first time since The Decision to face the Cavaliers as a member of the Miami Heat. With Cavs fans feeling jilted, expect James to get a less-than-warm greeting. The second game of TNT's twin bill pits the Phoenix Suns against the Golden State Warriors.
9:30 PM on Channel 2 Outsourced
Todd (Ben Rappaport) is suffering from a bad case of homesickness until he finds out that he can watch his favorite football team's game on television -- a plan that is compromised by a bad case of food poisoning. With Todd out of the way, Rajiv (Rizwan Manji) takes things to the extreme as he gets a shot at being manager in the new episode "Homesick to My Stomach." (PG)
10:01 PM on Channel 7 Private Practice
Cooper (Paul Adelstein) is outraged when he gets bad news about Charlotte's (KaDee Strickland) sexual assault case from the district attorney's office, while a case involving a pregnant drug addict has a strong impact on Addison (Kate Walsh), who wants a baby of her own with Sam (Taye Diggs). JoBeth Williams, Ann Cusack, Gaby Hoffman and Don McManus guest star in the new episode "Just Lose It."
8 and 11 PM on BRAVO Movie: Donnie Brasco
An undercover FBI agent (Johnny Depp) infiltrates organized crime by befriending a low-level hit man (Al Pacino) who vows to teach him how to be a "wiseguy." The biggest crime occurs off-screen when Al Pacino is robbed of a well-deserved Academy Award nomination. Anne Heche plays the small but pivotal role of Depp's abandoned wife.
8 PM on Channel 2 Movie: A Walk in My Shoes
A mysterious stranger (Yara Martinez) helps stressed-out high-school teacher Trish Fahey (Nancy Travis) see that there is more than indifferent parenting behind the inadequate scholastic performance of a popular basketball star (Cameron Deane Stewart) in her class. Philip Winchester ("Crusoe") also stars in this new drama. (G)
9 PM on Channel 23 Supernatural
The demon Meg (guest star Rachel Minor) kidnaps Dean and Sam (Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki) and tries to make them reveal Crowley's (guest star Mark A. Sheppard) location. Sam proposes helping Meg if she promises to torture Crowley for information on how to retrieve Sam's soul. Misha Collins also stars in the new episode "Caged Heat."
3:15 PM on ESPN College Basketball
In a rematch of the 2010 NCAA Tournament final, the defending champion and preseason No. 1 Duke Blue Devils take on the Butler Bulldogs at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Duke returns stars Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith, and has talented newcomers in Kyrie Irving and Seth Curry. Butler won't have Gordon Hayward -- now with the Utah Jazz -- but Bulldogs coach Brad Stevens will get the best effort from Ronald Nored, Shelvin Mack and Matt Howard.
6 and 10:15 PM on CMTV Movie: Mr. Mom
Michael Keaton stars as an executive-turned-househusband in this 1983 comedy. After he loses his job, his wife (Teri Garr) goes to work. While he learns how to use the washing machine and vacuum cleaner, he also must deal with his feelings when his wife's new career takes off. Martin Mull also stars.
8 PM on TOON Movie: Shark Tale
Will Smith provides the voice of Oscar, a musically inclined fish, in this 2004 CGI hit. When Oscar is found at the scene of a murdered shark who is the son of a mob boss, he is assumed to be the killer. Hailed by other fish as a shark slayer, Oscar finds it hard to live up to his inaccurate reputation. Additional voices include Robert De Niro, Renee Zellweger, Jack Black and Angelina Jolie.
10 PM on CINEMAX Movie: The Wolfman
A classic horror tale gets an update from director Joe Johnston -- with a definite upping of the graphic content -- as Benicio Del Toro plays the brother of a man who vanishes under strange circumstances. At the behest of the missing fellow's fiancee (Emily Blunt), he joins the search and encounters the creature likely responsible for the disappearance ... and for the Del Toro character's transformation into something quite hairy and deadly.
8 PM on Channel 7 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Ty Pennington and his team visit Maple Heights, Ohio, to give a home makeover to Andre and Jasmine Anderson, a visually impaired couple who are tirelessly devoted to helping their community. Their new "smart" home comes complete with technologies that help people with disabilities. Musician John Legend, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cleveland Browns assist the team. (PG)
9 PM and Midnight on HGTV Holmes on Homes for the Holidays
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's ... even better than Superman for stressed-out couple Janice and Craig, who have been living with their four kids in a dark, dirty basement after being abandoned by their contractor. In this new special, compassionate supercontractor Mike Holmes and his team have a very limited time to transform this bleak living space into a finished home in time for the holidays. (G)
9 and 11:30 PM on VH1 VH1 Divas: Salute the Troops
Katy Perry, Sugarland, Keri Hilson, Paramore and Nicki Minaj are among the stars performing at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego and various military bases in the Middle East. Comic Kathy Griffin, who has done her own share of visiting and entertaining the troops, is host. (PG)
10 and 11 PM on A&E The Hasselhoffs
This new reality series chronicles the life of actor, German fan favorite and drunken YouTube burger scarfer David Hasselhoff as he juggles his career responsibilities with his duties as a single dad to two adult daughters. In the opening episode, "Hoff the Record," David tries to convince Taylor she should stay in school, while Hayley gets her first big break when she lands a role in a TV series. (PG)