What to Watch Monday: Mom's Off the Wagon, a Dancing Fave Returns, Almost Human and More

Zombies and Cobb SaladOn TV this Monday: Christy’s Mom needs helps, 2 guest stars get cooking on Broke Girls, Almost Human continues, The Voice moves forward with the Top 10 and Castle is twin piqued. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

8 pm Almost Human (Fox) | John and Dorian investigate a murder and high-profile missing persons case that draw them into the world of Intimate Robot Companions… also known as sexbots. O-kay. (Get scoop.)

8 pm Dancing With the Stars (ABC) | Former Dancing pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy returns as a guest judge, as the couples perform to two versions of the same song…. for reasons that I don’t understand at all.

8:30 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Max decides to apply to the Manhattan School of Pastry; Switched at Birth’s Gilles Marini and 24 alum Mary Lynn Rajskub guest-star.

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9 pm The Voice (NBC) | Special time! The Top 10 perform live, taunting “Red” Reddington by bumping The Blacklist this week. (Read Michael Slezak’s Q&A with eliminated contestant Josh Logan.)

9 pm Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (HBO) | Directed by Whoopi Goldberg (The View), this documentary pays tribute to Jackie “Moms” Mabley, the pioneering African-American comedienne who was one of the first to tackle taboo topics.

9 pm Sleepy Hollow (Fox) | Ichabod, Abbie, Captain Irving and Jenny join forces and face the Headless Horseman. (I mean… They won’t really face him, will they? I’ll be here all week. Tip your waitresses.)

9:30 pm Mom (CBS) | Christy tries to get her mom back on track after Bonnie loses her job/falls off the wagon; Christy’s friend Regina (played by Octavia Spencer) returns.

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10 pm Castle (ABC) | When a murder victim bears a shocking resemblance to Lanie, Beckett & Co. realize the killer may be targeting detectives of the 12th Precinct. (Watch video and get scoop.)

10 pm Hostages (CBS) | When investigators get closer to discovering the conspiracy to kill the president, Duncan is ordered to get rid of an insider.

10 pm The Science of Doctor Who (BBC America) | Professor Brian Cox, Britain’s popular TV physicist, reveals the science behind Doctor Who and explains the physics that allow the Time Lord to travel. (See photos from the upcoming 50th anniversary special.)

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  1. Rich Abey says:

    I’m strictly on a ‘Castle’ diet. It’s #CastleMonday! :)
    I do watch Blacklist via DVR. Isn’t it airing a new episode tonight?

  2. calob says:

    HIMYM, Almost human and sleepy hollow

  3. c-mo says:

    Since I won’t be home tonight until just in time for Castle, it’s only Castle for me tonight!

  4. Apples says:

    Castle’s best episode so far this season, highly recommend (thanks Canada!)

  5. TV God says:

    All sitcoms on cbs.

  6. Jack says:

    Octavia Spencer on Mom — yes, please! :-)

  7. Hana says:

    Fox lineup.

  8. Becca says:

    HIMYM, Castle. Feels weird without Bones!

  9. Jenna says:

    Almost Human
    Sleepy Hollow

  10. Sarah says:

    Nothing live tonight, but B&TB, Castle, and DWTS on DVR and Sleepy Hollow on Hulu+ in the morning.

  11. Tran 2.0 says:

    Almost Human (last night’s premiere was “almost” awesome). No Blacklist tonight :-( but it will return next Monday.

  12. Mary says:

    Castle! I wasn´t able to watch it yet and was anxious from the promos and s.p., as I love the intense and dark episodes – and from the comments I read, I´m even more anxious:)

  13. Barb says:

    Almost Human, Sleepy Hollow, Castle (thnx Canada!!; this is the type of eppies I want more of) – DVRing all as usual. No Blacklist today – bummer.

  14. Joey says:

    HIMYM and The Voice.

  15. Jared says:

    Hart of Dixie
    Beauty & the Beast
    Almost Human

  16. Maryann says:

    Almost Human – live
    Beauty and the Beast
    Sleepy Hollow
    Castle – live
    Cracked (CBC – I live near the Canadian Border) – live since Canadian video links don’t work

  17. Jenna says:

    Castle was amazing. Easily my favorite episode of the season and the finale scene was so powerful.

  18. Eric7740 says:


  19. Brandy says:

    2Broke Girls,HoD,BatB

  20. meem says:

    Sleepy Hollow

  21. bonesfan says:

    so weird that there’s no Bones today. .and still upset about The Blacklist. .I need my fix! Can’t wait for sleepy Hollow and Castle.

  22. auntiemm says:

    Moms Manley. She was a great comedienne and a watch for anyone who loves humor.

  23. Britt says:

    Almost Human (going to watch yesterday’s and today’s)
    Sleepy Hollow
    The Voice
    (some live, some online)

    1, Why do we did a Voice Recap?
    2. This was the best Castle episode of the season. I was slightly creeped out, but I loved it!!!!!!!!!
    3. I’m going to miss Bones and The Blacklist :(

  24. Jared says:


  25. Cody Drennen says:

    I will be watching WWE Monday Night RAW. It is RAW Country with Florida Georgia Line performing so it will be great.

  26. sarah says:

    Looks like a full night of the Voice is kicking out Blacklist! That is so silly! Not impressed at all!

  27. suzyku says:

    We really enjoyed Almost Human and look forward to tonights 2nd. episode. Where’s Blacklist? Missing Bones on Monday nights but look forward to Fridays more now with Haven, Bones and Grimm!

  28. Justin says:

    2 Broke Girls, Almost Human and Sleepy Hollow

  29. Roni says:

    A heads up – for those who watch DWTS on Boston’s WCVB, it’s going to air on ME TV tonight because of the Pats game.

  30. bobbie says:

    almost human, mom, castle, sleepy hollow

  31. HAP says:

    So weird that NBC is withholding The Blacklist smack in the middle of the season. I know for sure it’s not going to help future ratings tune in for it.

  32. DavidSask says:

    The Voice doing recap shows really angers me, there is no reason for this other than greed! Stop doing this NBC!

  33. Rita Sioros says:

    I missed Bones Monday night. I tried to watch Almost Human could not get into it. They need to advertise Bones more. They do not do a good job of it. Great story lines. It does not get the credit it deserves.