SERIESLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit:
When a boy is set on fire, detectives Stabler and Munch (Christopher Meloni, Richard Belzer) end up at a private school, where their student escort (Jesse McCartney) introduces them to a chastity circle. Dann Florek co-stars (8 p.m. NBC).
Accidentally on Purpose: Scheduling issues force Billie and Zack (Jenna Elfman, Jon Foster) to take parenting classes separately, she attends with her sister Abby and her friend (Lennon Parham, Ashley Jensen), but the class soon turns into a competition with Abby outshining Billie in all the assignments (8:30 p.m. CBS).
Gossip Girl: A serious car accident rocks the Upper East Side as Chuck (Ed Westwick) is grappling with an issue from the past on the anniversary of Bart Bass' death (9 p.m. CW).
Intervention: Greg once had a thriving business until a disabling back injury led him into a dependence on pain medication (9 p.m. A&E).
WWE Monday Night Raw: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hosts (9 p.m. USA).
Castle: When an art dealer is shot in his gallery, Castle and Beckett discover that a bullet is missing from the crime scene (10 p.m. ABC).
Million Dollar Listing: Josh tries to move a partially demolished home in Beverly Hills but winds up being lambasted by a buyer's agent (10 p.m. Bravo).
Rita Rocks: Rita is ready to rock when the band finally lands their first paying gig on the season finale (10 p.m. Lifetime).
Men of a Certain Age: This new dramedy series explores the shifting dynamics in the friendships of three men (Ray Romano, Scott Bakula and Andre Braugher) entering middle age (10 p.m. TNT).
Chef Academy: The students learn more about the time-honored art of baking bread and are then asked to show off their new baking skills in a test that results in one student being named "leader of the class" in this new episode (11 p.m. Bravo).
SPECIALSSanta Claus Is Comin' to Town:
A lanky mailman (voiced by Fred Astaire) explains Santa's origins in this 1970 animated special (8 p.m. ABC).
Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special: The Grammy-winning country singer performs holiday songs in addition to selections from her albums. Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and David Cook join Underwood on stage (8 p.m. Fox).
MOVIESMr. Deeds Goes to Town:
A folksy New England poet (Gary Cooper) inherits $20 million and tells a New York newswoman (Jean Arthur) why he doesn't want to keep it, in director Frank Capra's 1936 Depression-era social comedy (7 p.m. TCM). Capra also directed Arthur and Lionel Barrymore in the 1938 classic "You Can't Take It With You" (9 p.m. TCM).
SPORTSWomen's college basketball:
Florida at Rutgers (4 p.m. ESPN2).
Football: The Baltimore Ravens visit the Green Bay Packers (5:30 p.m. ESPN).
Rodeo: Wrangler National Finals: Fifth round, from Las Vegas. (7 p.m. ESPN2).
Hockey: The Calgary Flames visit the Kings (7:30 p.m. FSN).