Modern Family

Modern Family
9/8c ABC
Take one look at Cameron's visiting mother, Barb (Celia Weston), and it's easy to see the apple didn't fall far from the plus-size personality tree. And Mitchell goes out of his way to explain that he's always found her unconditional love and openness touching. Of course, "touching" is the operative word here, and as far as Mitchell is concerned, there's way too much of it. Meanwhile, Haley calls it quits with Dylan, but the person who suffers the most from their devastating breakup is — Phil? — Joe Friedrrich

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Firebreather

7/6c Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network premieres its first original CGI-animated movie tonight. Based on the comic-book series of the same name, the film revolves around a half-human, half-monster teenager who's struggling to find his place in life. Though his mom wants him to follow ordinary teen pursuits, his dad — a fire-breathing Kaiju monster — has different ideas. Jesse Head, Dana Delany and Kevin Michael Richardson head up the voice cast. — Brie Hearn

NBA Basketball
7:30/6:30c ESPN
The LeBron James-led Heat dynasty may be a work in progress, but the team's head-to-head battle for Sunshine State supremacy got off to a flying start when Miami scorched Orlando 96-70 on Oct. 29. The second of four regular-season showdowns is tonight at Orlando's Amway Center, a new palace purported to be as big an attraction in central Florida as the boffo James-Dwayne Wade-Chris Bosh trio in South Beach. Look for Rashard Lewis and ex-Heat guard Quentin Richardson to get some early looks for the Magic after the pair shot a combined 0-for-14 in the first meeting. — Roger Leister

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Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special
8:30/7:30c NBC
Jack Black once again lends his voice to Po, the lovable panda with a passion for martial arts, in this animated holiday special. Winter Feast is Po's favorite day of the year, and he usually spends it with his father. But he may have to break from tradition this year — to his great disappointment — due to an obligation to work at Jade Palace on the big day. Other returning voice actors from the 2008 film include Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu and David Cross. — Brie Hearn

Hell's Kitchen
9/8c Fox
Last week was the first go-round for the unified team and the dinner service was predictably rocky. How much improvement can we expect with whiny, risotto-challenged Sabrina ("I never made the same mistake twice") out of the competition? Not much. In fact, it's a disgusted Gordo who'll make an early exit from Hell's Kitchen tonight. But before they walk into that fire, Jillian, Russell, Gail, Trev and Nona must serve their signature dishes from food trucks in downtown L.A. The spoils for the winner: a Beverly Hills makeover from hairstylist José Eber and fashion guru Steven Cojocaru. — Paul Droesch

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Great Performances
9/8c PBS
New York's Lincoln Center is the setting for a lavish celebration of Broadway composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday. David Hyde Pierce hosts the festivities, which feature Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch and the New York Philharmonic, and selections from such Sondheim musicals as Company, Follies, Into the Woods, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George and Sweeney Todd. — Jeff Gemmill

Primetime
10:01/9:01c ABC
Plastic surgery certainly isn't new, in Hollywood or anywhere else, but are things getting out of hand? That's the question Cynthia McFadden poses throughout this survey of La La Land's surgical-makeover culture. Are 10 procedures in one day too many? McFadden talks to Heidi Montag, who went through that last November. And look closely at model Janice Dickinson and 1980s British rocker Pete Burns during their interviews, and judge for yourself if they went under the knife too many times. There's also a segment on "redos" for botched jobs, which of course, means even more plastic surgery. — Paul Droesch