“The Big Bang Theory” 7 p.m. to 7:31 p.m., CBS (New)
When his girlfriend, Amy, becomes sick, Sheldon becomes her nursemaid. That should work out well. Howard tries to bond with his father-in-law during a fishing trip.
“Two and a Half Men” 7:31 p.m. to 8:01 p.m., CBS (New)
Alan helps Walden create an alias to find a woman who doesn’t just love him for his money.
“Up All Night” 7:30 p.m., NBC (New)
Reagan spends time with her brother’s ex-wife but has to keep the renewed friendship a secret.
“Person of Interest” 8:01 p.m., CBS (New)
Finch and Reese must decide how to deal with a cab driver’s passengers after his number comes up on the machine.
“Extreme Homes” 8 p.m., HGTV (New)
One home in South Africa has human-size nests while an Australian abode is dedicated to the mythical creature the gryphon.
“The Office” 8 p.m., NBC (New)
When the office holiday party fizzles, Dwight decides to throw a traditional Schrute German Christmas. Just what “traditional” means is anyone’s guess.
“Burn Notice” 9 p.m., USA (New)
Michael sets up a deal to sell a valuable piece of technology, but things take a turn when Sam is caught up in a risky robbery.
“Panic 9-1-1” 9 p.m., A&E (New, series premiere)
File this show under “creepy voyeurism.” Episodes feature real 911 calls. The premiere episode has a call regarding two girls who have fallen into a frozen lake in Indiana and a single mother threatened by her ex-boyfriend.
“Scandal” 9:02 p.m., ABC (New)
Olivia returns to working at the White House after the president was shot. The early days of the presidency are recalled.
— Laura King
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