What to Watch Monday: Carrie Diaries and Three Other Premieres, 2 Broke Girls Go Wild and More

THE CARRIE DIARIESOn TV this Monday: The Carrie Diaries introduce Ms. Bradshaw in the ’80s, Continuum gets its U.S. showcase, Being Human begins again and 2 Broke Girls brave the great outdoors (including a pair of “bears”). As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

PREVIEW | Bones Video: ‘Buck’ and ‘Wanda’ Get to Dancing… and Romancing?

PREVIEW | Bones Sneak Peek: Brennan Learns a (Trip-the-Light) Fantastic Secret About Booth’s Past

8 pm The Carrie Diaries (The CW) | Series premiere: Before the steady stream of men and Manolos, Sex and the City‘s Carrie Bradshaw was a suburban Connecticut teenager with dreams of making it big in Manhattan. Based on the Candace Bushnell novel, this prequel finds a 16-year-old Carrie (played by Soul Surfer‘s AnnaSophia Robb) newly motherless and trying to navigate high school. But when she lands an internship in New York City, the fun begins. Matt Letscher (Eli Stone) plays her dad, Austin Butler (Life Unexpected) a new guy at school and Chloe Bridges (90210) her high school rival. (Get more scoop.)

8 pm Continuum (Syfy) | U.S. premiere: This Canadian import stars Rachel Nichols (Alias) as a cop from the year 2077 who gets swept up in a band of terrorists’ plot to escape death by time-traveling, back to 2012. Erik Knudsen (Jericho) and Victor Webster (Castle) co-star. (Read preview Q&A.)

8 pm How I Met Your Mother (CBS) | Robin insists that Barney ask Robin Sr. (returning guest star Ray Wise) for permission before they announce their engagement.

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9 pm Being Human (Syfy) | Season 3 premiere: Picking up more than a year after the events of last season’s finale, Sally is still in limbo, Nora and Josh take a stand against Ray, and Aidan — no longer buried alive — realizes that much has changed.

9 pm Bunheads (ABC Family) | Carl insists that Boo meet his parents, Talia sets Michelle up on a (geriatric?) blind date and two newcomers intrigue the girls.

9 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Caroline and Andy… and Max… spend an awkward vacation weekend together in a cabin in the woods.

9:30 pm Mike & Molly (CBS) | Molly and Mike give up caffeine and eat healthier (and suffer huge withdrawals) to boost their chances of getting pregnant.

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10 pm Lost Girl (Syfy) | Season 3 premiere: Until now, Bo hasn’t had to choose a side as she attempts to bring peace to the Faedom. Yeah, that changes tonight.

10 pm Castle (ABC) | Beckett and Castle investigate New York’s music industry when an up-and-coming DJ is killed at a pop star’s album release party. Taylor Cole (The Glades) and Michael Irby (The Unit) guest-star.

10 pm Deception (NBC) | Robert (Victor Garber) discreetly handles a threat to his family, while Julian (Wes Brown) deals with the loss of his sister in a very self-destructive way.

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  1. madbengalsfan85 says:

    Bones…and then more Bones!

  2. SK says:

    Hawaii Five-0

  3. HIMYM, Bunheads and Lost Girl
    Very excited over the last two

  4. Roger Canada says:

    Continuum has a good pilot, but lower your expectation for the rest of the season

    • Annika says:

      What? It gets better and better, trust me. Then again, I like intelligence in my TV shows.

      • Roger Canada says:

        I didn’t very like the middle of the season (episode 3 to 8), that was too standalone and not enough on the strory line for me.

        And Im not a fan of (the acting talent) of Rachel Nichols, we have a lot of canadian actress better than that.

  5. Amanda says:

    CARRIE DIARIES!!!!!! I’ve been waiting for this since casting started coming out. Bunheads and HIMYM as well.

  6. Prue says:

    Carrie Diaries and Bunheads. I loved the last episode of Bunheads and I love ASP!!

  7. Brandy says:

    Switched at Birth,Bunheads,Carrie Diaries,2 Broke Girls

  8. Jared says:

    The Carrie Diaries
    Love & Hip Hop

  9. Renee says:


  10. HEATHER says:

    You know it is Monday when… Butt meet Couch :)
    Switched at Birth
    Carrie Dairies
    Hawaii 5-0

  11. King says:

    2 Broke Girls

  12. sarah says:

    Hawaii Five 0

  13. Mikael says:

    Being Human!! So excited it’s back!!

  14. Trina says:

    2 Broke Girls

  15. Candice says:

    Continuum, Being Human, Deception and Castle

  16. Andy says:

    HIMYM, 2 Broke Girls, Castle, Bones, Deception, and The Carrie Diaries

  17. Last week was just bliss with only 3 of my shows (Switched at Birth, Bunheads, Castle). This week begins hell with the addition of Bones, HIMYM, and Mike & Molly. Very glad that ABC Family puts their shows On-Demand. I just wish Mike & Molly was on the CBS site like HIMYM.

  18. SYLVIA F says:

    Castle every time, then Bones.

  19. Roni says:

    Lost Girl – So excited for the new season – I love Doccubus.

  20. Martin says:

    Whats going on, I thought I read somewhere that Continuum was going to be on in April before Warehouse 13, what happened to that?.

  21. ollie says:

    himym 2 bg and.castle

  22. JoJo says:

    So happy the CW is showing an encore of The Carrie Diaries at 9pm tonight. Gives me a chance to watch something else at 8 then switch over.

  23. Jules says:

    For me that’s Bones, HIMYM, Switched at Birth– oh and more Bones…

  24. Mari says:

    Castle for me.

  25. Bonnie says:

    Bones, Castle, Being Human, and Lost Girl. Recording Continuum!

  26. nick1372 says:


  27. Tiera says:

    HIMYM always, then Bones

  28. Jason says:

    So what year is this show set? Early 80s? That is the best aspect of the series. Will she be a virgin or does she have sex in the city?

  29. Jason says:

    Oh and how did Carrie get a perfect nose. Are we gonna see her break it at some point?

  30. 3dhouseofmagic says:

    Why am I just getting this email at 11:36 at night? Boo TV Line.