On TV this Monday: General Hospital moves to a new time slot — STAT! — Katie Couric perks up daytime, Gordon Ramsay gets the Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef season finales cookin’ and turn your chairs around for The Voice’s return. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar tonight.
2 pm General Hospital (ABC) | Jerry’s kidnapped Alexis, Jason’s got an inkling that Sam’s baby might still be alive and everyone’s looking pretty sweaty. There! Now you’re all caught up on what’s happening in Port Charles in time for the soap’s move from 3 pm to its new time slot.
3 pm Katie (Syndicated; check local listings) | Ex-Today co-host/CBS anchor Katie Couric premieres her daily talker with the help of guests Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow (who wrote Katie‘s theme song).
8 pm The Voice (NBC) | Season 3 premiere: Christina, Cee Lo, Adam and Blake are back for the first of
two three nights of blind vocal auditions. (Psst: Stick around come 10 pm for a sneak peek at The New Normal, Ryan Murphy’s two-dads-want-a-baby comedy, which officially debuts Tuesday.)
8 pm Hell’s Kitchen (Fox) | Season 10 finale: It’s time to pick the winner, who’ll become the next head chef at Gordon Ramsay Steak in Las Vegas!
8 pm The Crimson Petal and the White (Encore) | Romola Garai (Atonement), Chris O’Dowd (Girls, Bridesmaids) and Gillian Anderson (The X-Files) star in this four-part psychological thriller – based on Michael Faber’s bestseller — about a prostitute in Victorian-era London. (Part 2 airs Tuesday at 8.)
8 pm Bachelor Pad (ABC) | Season 3 finale: Former housemates play a part in deciding the fates of the two remaining couples – but who’ll go on to the final round and nab $250,000? (Oh, and reap true love, too?)
8 pm Alphas (Syfy) | A young Alpha’s deadly mind-control ability leads to a showdown between Rosen and Stanton Parish.
8:30 pm CBS Fall Preview (CBS) | 2 Broke Girls’ Beth Behrs and Kat Dennings host a look at the network’s four new shows: Elementary, Partners, Made in Jersey and Vegas.
9 pm MasterChef (Fox) | Season 3 finale: Everything rides on a three-course meal, which will determine which of the two finalists wins a book deal and the $250,000 grand prize.
10 pm Perception (TNT) | Season finale, Part 1: Freddy Rodriguez (Six Feet Under) plays a former student who tips off Pierce about a potential conspiracy to cover up a U.S. Senator’s murder. From there, the out-there neuroscientist starts to doubt whether he can trust his closest colleagues.
Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.Follow @kimroots