On TV this Monday: Drs. House and Hart are back seeing patients, another Alcatraz ne’er-do-well goes on the lam, Castle gets a “reality” check and more. We’ve singled out nine programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm House (Fox) | New time slot alert! An Alzheimer’s patient’s unusual symptoms lead the team to unravel a marital conflict between him and his dutiful wife; House and Foreman butt heads; Wilson treats a patient who claims to be in a chaste marriage.
8 pm Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) | Spencer and Hanna grow increasingly concerned that “A” will endanger the men in their lives; Aria goes on a “date” with Holden to hopefully end Ezra’s incommunicado status.
8 pm Gossip Girl (The CW) | Certain people scheme behind Blair’s back to make her bachelorette party a night to remember; Serena and Dan pretend to be dating to protect someone close to them.
9 pm Alcatraz (Fox) | Time slot premiere: The team races against time to catch reappeared Alcatraz inmate Kit Nelson, a terrifying child abductor who always returns his victims home – after he’s killed them.
9 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | When Zoe discovers that she is a legacy to the Bluebell Belles, Lemon makes it her mission in life to shut her out by putting her through a humiliating initiation; Lavon, with Wade’s help, jumps back into the dating scene; George plots to stop a huge chainstore from building near Bluebell.
9 pm The Lying Game (ABC Family) | On the night of the country club’s Black and White Ball, jealousy and lies start to take their toll on Emma and Ethan; Laurel and Ted reel after they discover the motive behind Justin’s actions; Rebecca and Mads counsel each other on matters of the heart.
9 pm Being Human (Syfy) | Past mistakes come back to haunt Aidan and Josh; Sally flirts with a fun but dangerous new pastime.
10 pm Castle (ABC) | When a famous dog trainer is killed, the investigation keeps coming back to charismatic reality-TV star and tabloid darling Kay Cappuccio (played by Hilarie Burton, White Collar). Smallville‘s Justin Hartley also guest-stars, as Kay’s boyfriend.
10 pm Lost Girl (Syfy) | In “Where There’s a Will, There’s a Fae,” Bo’s involvement in the Fae world deepens as she helps out a Will-o-the-Wisp in need. So, the pun-tastic episode title works on multiple levels; I give it an 8.5.
Which of the above is must-see TV for you? Also, hit the Comments to politely offer tune-in suggestions of your own.