On TV this Monday: Star-Crossed lands on The CW, Jimmy Fallon takes over The Tonight Show, Castle gets Carrie‘d away and the cast of How I Met Your Mother counts down with David Letterman. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm Star-Crossed (The CW) | Series premiere: Ten years after a spacecraft landed in her hometown, Emery Whitehill (Aimee Teegarden, Friday Night Lights) is reunited with Roman (Matt Lanter, 90210), an alien boy she met as a child. During a social experiment that will see if humans and Atrians can live together in peace, Emery and Roman find being together is harder than they thought. (Read a preview from Lanter, watch our cast Q&A below.)
8 pm Winter Olympics (NBC) | The primetime coverage includes finals in men’s snowboarding, men’s freestyle skiing, men’s ski jumping and ice dancing. (Charlie and Meryl FTW!)
8 pm Bitten (Syfy) | Santos crashes Phillip’s sister’s wedding party, disrupting Elena’s human life.
9 pm The Following (Fox) | In an attempt to learn new information, Ryan and Max capture a suspect, while Emma realizes she is in dangerous company. (Watch a sneak peek.)
9 pm The Fosters (ABC Family) | Callie sets her sights on a brighter future, and Stef must make a decision that could threaten her job. (P.S. Did you see who was a runner-up for Performer of the Week?)
10 pm Castle (ABC) | The murder of a high school “mean girl” points to a surprising perpetrator – a teenage telekinetic… who I really hope has never seen Carrie. (Watch a sneak peek.)
10 pm Intelligence (CBS) | When Gabriel and Cybercom learn that microscopic robots are
already a Revolution plot device infecting scientists, they must find the source before Cassidy is the next target.
10 pm Teen Wolf (MTV) | Scott and others try to prevent a disaster, while Lydia and Allison seek out an unlikely teacher.
11:35 pm Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) | Calling all HIMYM fans: The cast of the sitcom presents Dave’s Top Ten List. It’ll be legen… wait for it…
Midnight The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) | Series premiere: In his first show as Jay Leno’s successor, Fallon welcomes Will Smith and U2. (Here’s his full opening week line-up.)
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