6 p.m. on NGC, “Border Wars" — The new episode “Rio Grande Rookies" goes to the Texas-Mexico border, where federal and local law enforcement recruit the best and the brightest to help stem the flow of drugs into the U.S. Here, these rookies learn the ropes from veteran agents.
8 p.m. on (CW), “Arrow" — Oliver (Stephen Amell) learns that Moira and Thea (Susanna Thompson, Willa Holland) stopped celebrating Christmas after he and his father disappeared, so he decides to throw a holiday party, but work interferes. Tommy (Colin Donnell) asks Laurel (Katie Cassidy) to spend Christmas with him, but she tells him she needs to be with her father (Paul Blackthorne) because it’s also her late sister’s birthday.
8 p.m. on TLC, “Toddlers & Tiaras: Most Memorable Moments" — As new episodes of this guilty pleasure of a series resume, this new special looks back at some of the wackiest happenings from the show’s run to date.
9 p.m. on TRAV, “Toy Hunter for Misfit Toys" — As you might expect of someone who makes his living from toys, the holiday season is a busy time for Jordan, as folks seek his help tracking down those playthings they remember from childhood. That’s his mission in this special episode, which finds him hunting down the hot sellers from the past as well as those rare items that were pulled from the market — usually with good reason.
9:31 p.m. on ^ ), “Barbara Walters Presents the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012" — As she does every year about this time, the veteran newswoman interviews some of the people who made headlines and captured hearts in 2012. This year’s group includes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, “Fifty Shades of Grey" author E. L. James, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, actor-producer-director Ben Affleck, “Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, and the boy band One Direction. Who’s No. 1? You’ll have to watch.
10 p.m. on % (, “Chicago Fire" — Firefighter Jose Vargas (Mo Gallini) is severely injured on the job and struggles to adjust to living on disability. Chief Boden (Eamonn Walker) tries to help a young arson suspect (Cody Sullivan), while Cruz (Joe Minoso) attempts to save his younger brother (Jeff Lima) from gang life. Severide (Taylor Kinney) gets an intriguing invitation from a woman (Sarah Shahi) whose life he saved.
10 p.m. on FX, “American Horror Story: Asylum" — The Monsignor (Joseph Fiennes) becomes mentor to an unlikely convert, while Lana (Sarah Paulson) gets her hands on some new evidence that could exonerate Kit (Evan Peters). A miraculous return captures the attention of Dr. Arden (James Cromwell) in the new episode “The Coat Hanger."