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NCIS

CBS | 8:00 pm
McGee and Bishop travel to Afghanistan after a murder case in the states is linked to a string of soldiers killed by friendly fire overseas; Kasie leaves the lab and accompanies Torres into the field to process additional forensic evidence. […]

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

IFC | 6:00 pm
Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris trail is high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch him in the act. […]

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The Black Dahlia

INDIE | 5:56 pm
Two cops in 1940s Los Angeles investigate the murder of a Hollywood starlet (Mia Kirshner), and one (Aaron Eckhart) puts his marriage in jeopardy by obsessing over the crime, while the other (Josh Hartnett) becomes involved with a woman (Hilary Swank) from a prominent family, who happens to have an unsavory tie to the victim. […]

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Clerks

MOMAX | 4:45 pm
Dante (Brian OHalloran) is called in to cover a shift at his New Jersey convenience store on his day off. His friend Randal (Jeff Anderson) helps him pass the time, neglecting his video-store customers next door to hang out in the Quick Stop. The uneventful day is disrupted by news that one of Dantes ex-girlfriends has died. After attending her memorial service, Dante muses over staying with current girlfriend Veronica (Marilyn Ghigliotti) or reuniting with ex Caitlin (Lisa Spoonhauer). […]

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Bad Moms

FXM | 4:20 pm
Amy (Mila Kunis) has a great husband, overachieving children, beautiful home and successful career. Unfortunately, shes also overworked, exhausted and ready to snap. Fed up, she joins forces with two other stressed-out mothers (Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn) to get away from daily life and conventional responsibilities. As the gals go wild with their newfound freedom, they set themselves up for the ultimate showdown with PTA queen bee Gwendolyn and her clique of seemingly perfect moms. […]

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Bridesmaids

HBOSIG | 4:15 pm
Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the brides go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding. […]

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Fox's New Year's Eve With Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square

FOX | 8:00 pm
Maria Menounos and Rob Gronkowski join host Steve Harvey for the festive coverage from the heart of Manhattan, with LL Cool J featuring DJ Z-Trip headlining the scheduled entertainment. The Village People also will appear, attempting to break the current record for the world's largest "YMCA" dance. In addition to celebrity guests Gordon Ramsay, Will Arnett and Jenna Dewan, the slate also includes appearances by The Chainsmokers, Florida Georgia Line, Tyga, the Killers and the Backstreet Boys. […]

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A Toast to 2019!

NBC | 8:00 pm
Most people probably would agree with the suggestion that 2019 was a pretty intense year, especially in terms of political developments, but thankfully "Today" co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager employ a light touch as they page through the year's headlines in this new two-hour year-end special. Expect moments of undeniable poignancy, mixed with exhilarating stories of triumph (see: gymnast Simone Biles, among others). There also will be plenty of laughs, courtesy of such celebrity guests as Kristen Bell. […]

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Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020

ABC | 8:00 pm
Actress Lucy Hale, who previously hosted coverage of New Orleans festivities during this special, gets an upgrade this year to co-host from the plum Times Square location with host Ryan Seacrest, who returns for his 15th year in this gig. Emmy and Tony Award winner Billy Porter ("Pose," "Kinky Boots") picks up the Big Easy coverage from Hale. As far as West Coast coverage after the ball drops in New York, Ciara returns for her third time to anchor those events from Los Angeles. […]

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Live From Lincoln Center

PBS | 8:00 pm
Tony Award winner Katrina Lenk ("The Band's Visit"), who will star later this season in a gender-blind Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company," makes her New York Philharmonic debut as guest vocalist in this celebration of the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer-lyricist behind such hits as "A Little Night Music," "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," "Sunday in the Park With George" and "Into the Woods." Longtime Sondheim collaborator Paul Gemignani conducts orchestral suites from the shows; frequent Sondheim leading lady Bernadette Peters is host. […]