Just one of the gang
"Undercover Boss" returns for Season 8 with Build-a-Bear Workshop CEO Sharon Price John taking on the roles of a cherry picker operator and an assistant manager. That's followed by CEO Greg Scott of New York & Co. slipping into the front lines of his women's retail business. Keep this series on your mind the next time you're tempted to ignore the new office custodian, especially if she appears to be wearing a wig.
7 p.m., WCCO, Ch. 4
Give the people what they want
It's going to be a somber Christmas for the Dap-Kings. Last month the funk-soul group lost its dynamic leader Sharon Jones to cancer, but the beat goes on. The remaining members served as the house band for "Joe's Pub Presents – A Holiday Special," taped Nov. 30 at the New York venue just a couple of weeks after they said goodbye to Jones. Emmy winner Tony Hale ("Veep") hosts.
9 p.m., IFC
For TBS, the holiday season is usually all about airing "A Christmas Story" as many times as possible. This year, however, the network is squeezing in "Surprise! Instant Xmas Carol," featuring celebrities like Rashida Jones, Charles Barkley and Kenny G. as they spread cheer through the gift of song. Nice, but all we really wanted was a Red Ryder BB gun.
9 p.m., TBS