The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Monday
On TV this Monday: RAW gets Rock’d, Barney and Robin try to kiss and not tell, CBS’ Men brings on the crazy and Gabrielle Giffords reflects on her shooting. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm WWE Monday Night RAW (USA Network) | The Rock aka “The People’s Champion” returns to Boston for a special live three-hour episode. I suspect this will make our Meg Masters very excited; no one call her tonight during primetime.
8 pm Terra Nova (Fox) | While interning for the colony’s greatest scientist (Monarch Cove‘s Robert Coleby), Maddy’s life is put in danger when she discovers a terrible secret; Josh makes a deal with the devil (Mira, I’m guessing?) to solidify his plan to bring his 2149 girlfriend to Terra Nova.
8 pm Gossip Girl (The CW) | A performance of the theater experience Sleep No More translates to masks, anonymity and surprising romantic twists (including Blair’s infamous kiss/slap); Diana sets her sights on using Serena to ruin Gossip Girl.
8 pm How I Met Your Mother (CBS) | Barney and Robin find themselves in an uncomfortable situation when they hide a secret from their significant others.
8:30 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Johnny’s girlfriend (White Collar‘s Marsha Thomason) doesn’t have the sweetest intentions when she hires Max to bake cupcakes for an art show featuring his work.
9 pm Two and a Half Men (CBS) | Gary Busey guest-stars as a patient Alan shares a room with in the mental ward. (And you thought Alan’s previous roommate was crazy.)
9 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | Zoe is asked out on a date by a handsome local veterinarian (Private Practice‘s Wes Brown); an unexpected visitor (played by Episodes‘ Mircea Monroe) stirs up all kinds of trouble for Wade.
10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | When the Five-0 team finds a John Doe in the trunk of a stolen car, they not only have to find the killer but also ID the physically-altered victim.
10 pm Gabby and Mark: Courage and Hope (ABC) | In this 20/20 special, Diane Sawyer interviews Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, for the first time since the January 8 shootings in Tucson, Ariz.
10 pm Rock Center With Brian Williams (NBC) | Bob Costas reports on the Penn State scandal, Brian Williams profiles the place that creates “Meals Ready-to-Eat,” and photographer Annie Leibovitz is the in-studio guest.
Which of the above is must-see TV for you? And by all means, hit the Comments to offer tune-in suggestions of your own!