On TV this Monday: The Sing-Off signs off, Mr. Stink, Stank, Stunk makes his annual visit, and crime-solvers Johnson, Isles and Rizzoli report back for duty. We’ve picked out nine shows to keep on your radar.
8 pm Terra Nova (Fox) | As Taylor squares off with Mira, he learns more about her plans — until they meet up with a prehistoric enemy they must battle together; Terra Nova goes on lockdown as Jim tracks the “Sixer” mole; Zoe faces a difficult decision about the Ankylosaur she has been caring for.
8 pm The Sing-Off (NBC) | Season finale: The Top 3 finalists compete, and a winner is crowned.
8 pm How the Grinch Stole Christmas (ABC) | He’s a mean one, that Mr. Grinch. (P.S. ABC airs Shrek the Halls afterward, meaning Whos on first.)
9 pm The Closer (TNT) | Season 7.33 premiere: Brenda’s team and the FBI investigate when a principal is shot while trying to turn his school around in the midst of a scandal; weary of playing “hall monitor” for the MCD, Raydor confronts Pope and Taylor with a kinda-sorta ultimatum. (Get more scoop here.)
9 pm House (Fox) | Fall finale: After a prosecutor seemingly suffers a heart attack during a courtroom interrogation, the team uncovers his alarming and deep-seated psychological disorder; Foreman’s lack of romantic relationships piques the interest of Taub and Chase.
9 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | Zoe can’t head to NYC for Thanksgiving until she meets her quota of patients, lest she lose her share of the practice to Brick; Lavon urges Wade to be honest about his feelings for Zoe; George’s father offers him a job opportunity that is not music to Lemon’s ears.
9:30 Enlightened (HBO) | Friction increases between Amy, Dougie and the staff when she finds herself reported to Human Resources for job deficiencies.
10 pm Rizzoli & Isles (TNT) | Season 2.5 premiere: Bill O’Reilly, in town for a book signing, publicly criticizes the police department’s handling of a murder. Roselyn Sanchez (Without a Trace) guest-stars as Assistant District Attorney Valerie Hudson.
10 pm Ridiculousness (MTV) | The series pays tribute to the late Ryan Dunn with a never-before-seen episode featuring the former Jackass star.
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!