Raising Hope (8pm, Fox) - Virginia becomes an extreme couponer to stock up on supplies when she believes an apocalyptic prophecy from an ancient calendar, and encourages the whole family to get ready for the end of the world.
Santa Claus is Comin' to Town (8pm, ABC) - As I say each year: This is the highly informative stop-motion documentary of the actual true history of Santa Claus. Featuring the voices of Fred Astaire and Mickey Rooney, and starring Topper the Penguin, Winter Warlock and Burgermeister Meisterburger.
Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (9pm, CW) - The Muppets unwittingly prevent three letters from reaching Santa Claus, so Kermit and his friends work to deliver the messages to the North Pole. Features Whoopi Goldberg, Nathan Lane, Uma Thurman, Jesse L. Martin and Jane Krakowski.
Happy Endings (9pm, ABC) - Jane and Alex's parents throw a big celebration to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the family mattress business, and Jane agonizes over coming up with an amusing toast to spring on her humorless dad. Meanwhile, Alex's parents are unaware that she and Dave have reunited.
Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23 (9:30pm, ABC) - James makes his debut on "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles. While he's away, Chloe runs a scam out of his New York penthouse.
Parenthood (10pm, NBC) - Adam and Kristina weather a serious health scare, while Sarah feels torn between Mark and Hank. Also, Amber and Ryan encounter obstacles and Zeek tries to redeem a childhood hero.
Vegas (10pm, CBS) - Katherine takes a special interest in the investigation into the rape and murder of a showgirl at the Stargazer Casino, while back at the Savoy, Savino lands an influential high roller and hopes his notoriety will convince other high-stakes gamblers to visit.