What to Watch: Mon, December 3

Tonight, to celebrate the holidays, Blake Shelton and friends perform a night of music and sketch comedy

Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas
10:01 p.m., NBC
The Voice’s Blake Shelton takes centre stage with a collection of musical guests including Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire and his own mother Dorothy (with whom he duets on “Time for Me to Come Home”) and tries his hand at sketch comedy alongside Jay Leno, Larry the Cable Guy and Christina Aguilera.

Merry Madagascar
6 p.m., YTV
Those wacky animals from the animated Madagascar films (voiced by the actual cast, including Ben Stiller and Jada Pinkett-Smith) are back for this Christmas special that has them attempting to get back to New York by helping Santa deliver his toys and hitching a ride on his sleigh.

André Rieu: Home for the Holidays
6 p.m., Vision
Legendary Dutch violinist and conductor André Rieu leads the Johann Strauss Orchestra through a two-hour set of holiday musical favourites in this special concert taped within the ancient walls of his own fabled castle in Maastricht, Netherlands.

The Queen’s Palaces
8 p.m., Knowledge
Antiques Roadshow presenter Fiona Bruce hosts this documentary series that looks at the three sprawling residences of Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family including, in this premiere episode, London’s famed Buckingham Palace.

2 Broke Girls
9 p.m., Citytv & CBS
Max has problems being the boss after she and Caroline hire an intern (Saturday Night Live’s Abby Elliott) to work at the new cupcake shop.

Private Screenings
10:45 p.m., TCM
In this special on child stars of the early days of Hollywood, film historian Robert Osborne sits down with the likes of Margaret O’Brien, Jane Withers, Dickie Moore and Darryl Hickman for an interview on their lives and careers.

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
12:37 a.m., OMNI & CBS
Beginning tonight, host Craig Ferguson and animatronic sidekick Geoff welcome Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, acting as the show’s house band for the rest of the week. Expect Sambora to perform a mix of Bon Jovi classics along with tunes from his recently released solo album.