“First Freedom: The Fight for Religious Liberty” 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., PBS (New)
This documentary examines how and why the freedom of conscience was codified into the Constitution by the country’s founding fathers.
“NCIS: Los Angeles” 8 p.m., CBS (New)
Callen, Sam, Kensi and Deeks spend Christmas aboard an aircraft carrier investigating the death of a fellow NCIS special agent.
“The Voice” 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., NBC (New, live, season finale)
The winner is crowned and hopefully rides off into the sunset with a promising career as a star to look forward to.
“Rizzoli & Isles” 8 p.m., TNT (New)
Jane and Maura tackle the case of a former college football player who was stabbed to death during a fundraiser.
“Doomsday Preppers” 8 p.m., National Geographic (New)
Meet a college student who preps for a paddling trip across the Hudson River to New Jersey should disaster strike New York City.
“Storage Wars” 8 and 8:30 p.m., A&E (Both new)
A new lawsuit from Dave “Yuuuup!” Hester alleges the show is rigged and valuable items are planted in lockers. Watch for yourself and decide.
“Happy Endings” 8 p.m., ABC (New)
The gang discovers that Jane has been lying about her birthday, and that she was actually born on Christmas but never liked her day being trumped by the holiday. So they throw her a party that is Christmas-free and all about Jane.
“Vegas” 9 p.m., CBS (New)
The sheriff’s son, Dixon, goes undercover at the Savoy casino after a series of robberies, and Sheriff Lamb and Jack investigate the death of the biggest contractor in Las Vegas.
“Zombie Apocalypse” 9 p.m., Discovery (New)
This special introduces a group of people preparing for a zombie takeover and examines the science behind end-of-the-world scenarios.
— Laura King
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