On TV this Monday: A General Hospital sweetheart returns to the fold, Bones has a mother of a bad night, 2 Broke Girls fly high and Firefly faves are all over the 10 o’clock hour. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 12 programs to keep on your radar.
2 pm General Hospital (ABC) | Laura’s back! Genie Francis returns to her daytime digs, so Anna? Tracy? You might wanna find someone else to fill your dance card for a while, because we have a feeling Luke’s will be otherwise occupied…
8 pm Bones (Fox) | When Brennan is shot while working late, she has logic-defying visions of her mother. (Check out preview photos, get scoop and read what star Emily Deschanel has to say about her character’s struggle to reconcile emotion and reason.)
8 pm How I Met Your Mother (CBS) | Ted is reluctant to break up with crazy Jeanette; Robin becomes attached to Marvin after finally holding him.
9 pm BET Honors 2013 (BET) | Gabrielle Union (FlashForward) hosts an evening in which entrepreneurs, educators, public servants and entertainers are honored with musical tributes. Honorees include Chaka Khan and Halle Berry; performers include Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal), Alicia Keys and Erykah Badu.
9 pm RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo) | The queens star in a kids’ TV show; Coco and supermodel Paulina Porizkova guest-judge.
9 pm Being Human (Syfy) | Sally and Max get romantic, but his mother’s ghost gets in the way of their action. (Psst… get scoop!)
9 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Max and Caroline meet rapper 2 Chainz on a cross-country flight on a private plane to attend a musical awards show. (Uh, ladies? The Grammys were last night.)
9:30 pm Mike & Molly (CBS) | On Valentine’s Day, Harry scores a date with Molly’s sister Victoria, while Carl and Samuel look to “clean up” at the laundromat.
10 pm Castle (ABC) | As Castle and Beckett investigate the murder of a Real Housewives-esque reality star, Castle’s attempt to give his lady a Valentine’s Day gift goes horribly wrong — despite the cuteness of this clip. (Get heart-shaped scoop!) Nathan Fillion’s Firefly costar Gina Torres and American Dreams‘ Gail O’Grady guest-star. Speaking of Firefly alumni….
10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | Summer Glau guest-stars as the daughter of a murdered martial arts master. Meanwhile, McGarrett hires a private eye (Everwood‘s Treat Williams, but of course) to follow his mom.
10 pm Monday Mornings (TNT) | Shaken from losing a patient, Ty turns to Dr. Ridgeway for support.
11 pm Inside Comedy (Showtime) | Season 2 premiere: David Steinberg interviews Louis C.K. (Louie) and Bob Newhart (Newhart).
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