On TV this Monday: Bones‘ Angela is skate-bait, How I Met Your Mother goes behind the music, Rules of Engagement re-engages and Monday Mornings makes docs toe the line. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Bones (Fox) | Angela goes undercover as a roller derby skater to help Brennan and Booth investigate a death. Also, Cam tries to figure out why Booth’s being so secretive about his hospital appointments.
8 pm Switched at Birth (ABC Family) | Daphne takes on more than she can handle and – speaking of big jobs — Kathryn offers to direct Bay’s school play.
8:30 pm Rules of Engagement (CBS) | Season 7 premiere: Temporarily moving in with the Binghams, Liz ticks off Audrey when she takes Jeff’s side on everything. Elsewhere, Adam and Timmy team up to beat the rest of the company at ping pong.
9 pm Top Gear (BBC America) | Season 19 premiere: Jeremy Clarkson attempts to build a car that’s even smaller than the Peel P50 – and then he tests it out on the streets of London. Damian Lewis (Homeland) is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.
9 pm 90210 (The CW) | Naomi and Max see a counselor to decide whether or not they’ll stay married; Annie rushes to tell Riley her true feelings before he undergoes an experimental surgery.
9 pm The Following (Fox) | As Ryan and the FBI track Rick, the Carroll follower we briefly saw last week, the origin of Ryan and Joe’s relationship is revealed.
9 pm Bunheads (ABC Family) | Milly offers unwelcome opinions on Fanny’s dance recital; Michelle and her brother embark on an eventful roadtrip.
9:30 pm Mike & Molly (CBS) | Mike starts transforming the basement into a living area for him and Molly… though his eyebrows might not survive to tell the tale. Reginald Veljohnson returns as Brother Heywood.
10 pm Monday Mornings (TNT) | Series premiere: Morbidity and mortality meetings – in which the surgeons of Chelsea General review mistakes made during patient care – are the backbone of this new drama from David E. Kelley (Boston Legal) and CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta (on whose book the series is based). Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Jamie Bamber (Battlestar Galactica), Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction), Bill Irwin (CSI) and Jennifer Finnigan (Close to Home) star. (Read our First Impression and watch a preview.)
10 pm Castle (ABC) | While investigating a young woman’s death, Castle and Beckett find evidence that links her murder with Sen. Bracken – might Beckett finally be able to bring to justice the man responsible for her mother’s murder? (Check out some preview photos.)
Hit the comments with your must-see picks from tonight’s lineup!Follow @kimroots