On TV this Monday: The Voice takes big swings, How I Met Your Mother barks up the wrong tree, Revolution makes a very special delivery and Beckett wants Castle… to tell her the truth about his involvement in a murder. Including TVLine’s original features (always linked within), here are 11 programs to look for tonight.
8 pm Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars (ABC) | The pairs dance to country hits, and country acts Little Big Town and Big and Rich perform.
8 pm The Voice (NBC) | The Knockout Rounds begin as pairs of team members go up against each other – but they find out who their direct competition will be only minutes before performing. Each round’s winner, chosen by that team’s judge, moves on to the live shows. (Find out more about this season’s new rules.)
8 pm How I Met Your Mother (CBS) | Ted and Victoria choose the next step in their relationship, and Robin worries about Barney when he picks a dog to be his woofman wingman.In expectation of hurricane coverage on the East Coast, CBS is replacing tonight’s new episodes of How I Met Your Mother, Partners, 2 Broke Girls and Mike & Molly with repeats. 9 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Comedian Cedric the Entertainer guest-stars as Earl’s estranged son and Max and Caroline have different ideas about how to use their new, pre-approved credit card. 9 pm Gossip Girl (The CW) | Serena and Steven do that thing where they tell each other everything about their romantic histories – does that ever end well? Meanwhile, Georgina wants Dan to date someone who’ll boost his image, but he has other ideas. The CW is following CBS’ lead and replacing tonight’s new episodes of 90210 and Gossip Girl with repeats.
9 pm All On the Line (Sundance) | Season finale: Joe Zee works with Nicole Richie to launch her new QVC fashion collection. (No word yet on renewal.)
10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | It’s Halloween in Hawaii, where a grisly murder leads to a ritualistic killing – and the culprit will soon strike again. Lee Meriwether (All My Children) guest-stars. In lieu of tonight’s previously scheduled Halloween episode of Hawaii Five-0, CBS News will air a storm-coverage special.
10 pm Revolution (NBC) | Miles’ detour to find Nora some medical help leads the team into unfriendly territory; Neville delivers Danny to Monroe.
10 pm The Mortified Sessions (Sundance) | Parenthood‘s Jason Ritter and comedienne Tig Notaro share some treasured childhood artifacts and memories.
10:30 pm The Inbetweeners (MTV) | The guys go to a school car wash hosted by Carly and her friends, where Neil and Jay’s attempts to gorge on eye candy are thwarted.
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