Elliott Gould and Maggie Lawson in "Back in the Game" on ABC.

A poker game could ruin Christmas on "Back in the Game" on ABC, with Elliott Gould and Maggie Lawson. (Kelsey McNeal / ABC / October 3, 2013)

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The Middle When Axl (Charlie McDermott) comes home for Christmas he wants to spend time with his friends in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC

Melissa & Joey Jaime Pressly guest stars as Meredith/Mel's (Melissa Joan Hart) incarcerated sister, who's come home on furlough to spend the holidays with the kids (Taylor Spreitler, Nick Robinson), but Joe (Joey Lawrence) isn't happy about it in this new episode. 8 p.m. ABC Family

Back in the Game The Cannon (James Caan) decides to spend Christmas with his buddies and Danny (Griffin Gluck) asks the team for help with a Christmas gift for his mom (Maggie Lawson) in this new episode. 8:30 p.m. ABC

Modern Family Jay and Manny (Ed O'Neill, Rico Rodriguez) set out to cut down their own Christmas tree in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Russell (Ted Danson) and the team are on the case when a company's extravagant Las Vegas holiday party — with live reindeer and real snow — is the scene of a murder. Elisabeth Shue, Paul Guilfoyle, George Eads and Jorja Fox also star in this new episode. 10 p.m. CBS

South Park Wendy plays matchmaker for Butters in this new episode of the animated series. 10 p.m. Comedy Central

Rodeo Girls This new series captures the lives of five female barrel racers in and out of the rodeo ring. 11 p.m. A&E


Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale This new special offers a comedic musical take on a traditional holiday tale. Joining Kelly Clarkson are Blake Shelton, Trisha Yearwood and Reba. 10 p.m. NBC

One Direction: Off the Charts The band One Direction is profiled. 10:30 p.m. E!


CBS This Morning Claire Danes; Ryan Ferguson, who was wrongfully imprisoned for nearly a decade. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today James Roday and Dule Hill ("Psych"); Ina Garten; Ashley Wagner; The Piano Guys perform. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC