8 p.m. on WOLO
A concerned Dan (John Goodman) frets over the intentions of Peter (guest star Matthew Broderick), Jackie’s (Laurie Metcalf) latest and unemployed boyfriend, especially after he finds out about the extravagant Christmas gift she’s bought for him in the new episode “Hold the Salt.” Elsewhere, Darlene (Sara Gilbert) gets some interesting advice from an unlikely source, and Mark and Mary (Ames Mcnamara, Jayden Ray) put together their Christmas wishlist.
Legends of the Lost With Megan Fox
8 p.m. on TRAV
Possessed with a keen natural curiosity, actress Megan Fox travels on an extended journey to re-examine some of the world’s most enduring legends and lore in this new four-part series. In the series premiere, “Viking Women Warriors,” Fox travels to both Scandinavia and England to investigate a bold hypothesis that is gaining wide support: that women played an invaluable role in helping Viking legions become the most feared army of their time.
NCIS: New Orleans
10 p.m. on WLTX
It’s one thing to live one’s life to the fullest, but in the new episode “Risk Assessment,” Pride (Scott Bakula) and his team probe the murder of Navy contractor Jacob Bell (guest star Andrew Rush), who took that maxim to the extreme. Or was his name Jacob Landry? That’s an important question, given that the victim apparently lived two lives for decades, complete with separate wives, families and careers. Lucas Black and Vanessa Ferlito also star.