On TV this Monday: It’s Turkey Day on The Carrie Diaries, Dallas better watch its back, 2 Broke Girls tangle with a puppeteer and Castle kicks off its annual two-parter. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Bones (Fox) | The Jeffersonian team’s investigation uncovers something even more unappetizing than usual: The teen boy they’re working on might’ve raped a girl weeks before his death. (But the episode’s not all dark – watch this fun Booth-and-Brennan video.)
8 pm The Carrie Diaries (The CW) | Happy Thanksgiving! Carrie tries to cook the perfect holiday dinner for her family (as well as new boyfriend George and his dad), which means… Mouse to the rescue!
8 pm Switched at Birth (ABC Family) | Daphne comes to a decision about Travis; Toby meets a new volunteer at his father’s campaign headquarters.
8:30 pm Rules of Engagement (CBS) | When Liz decides to have a baby, Russell is her last resort.
9 pm Being Human (Syfy) | Mark Pellegrino (Lost) returns as Bishop when Aidan has a flashback to the American Revolution and his first meeting with his maker. Also, Megahan Rath’s real-life brother Jesse guest-stars as Sally’s brother — aka the roommates’ new landlord.
9 pm Dallas (TNT) | Ryland tries to destroy Ann by exposing her secrets, while an enemy from the Ewings’ past resurfaces.
9 pm 90210 (The CW) | Charlie Weber (Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s Ben-is-Glory) guest-stars in an episode that finds Liam experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder while prepping to testify against Ashley.
9 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Max and Caroline pay a high price for attempting to move a street puppeteer – guest star Andy Dick (Less Than Perfect) – away from the entry to their cupcake shop.
10 pm Castle (ABC) | Part 1 of 2: Castle and Beckett begin a murder investigation that also exposes a kidnapping plot. Dylan Walsh (Nip/Tuck) guest-stars as FBI Agent Harris. (Watch a video sneak peek!)
10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | During an All-Pro football weekend, Five-0 investigates the murder of a tech executive with the help of a star football player. Train lead singer Pat Monahan, Larry Manetti (Magnum P.I.) and Houston Texans running back Arian Foster guest-star.
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