‘One Tree Hill’
DRAMA. The Southern-set soap opera returns for its ninth and final season, now following the growing families of Brooke and Julian and Haley and Nathan. But don’t worry — we’ll find out what Lucas has been up to as well, when original cast member Chad Michael Murray returns to Tree Hill for a final farewell later this season.
8 p.m., The CW
‘People’s Choice Awards’
SPECIAL. “The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco hosts this you-pick-it awards show, featuring a very “Harry Potter”-heavy list of nominees and, oh, look — nods for Kaley Cuoco and “The Big Bang Theory,” too.
9 p.m., CBS
COMEDY. Megan Mullally returns as Penny’s mom, the new girlfriend of Dave’s dad (guest star Michael McKean), much to the delight of Penny and horror of Dave.
9:31 p.m., ABC
COMEDY. There’s literally an 800-lb. gorilla in the room when Harry helps a client who has been housing an ape.
9 p.m., NBC