On TV this Monday: The story ends for How I Met Your Mother, CBS introduces us to Friends With Better Lives, House of Food gets cooking and Robin Roberts stops by Dancing With the Stars. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm How I Met Your Mother (CBS) | One-hour series finale: Ted finishes telling his kids the story of how he met their mother… and they can finally get up off that couch. (And final theories on final twists…?)
8 pm Bones (Fox) | A new investigation gets complicated when the team determines there are three sets of cremated remains in one urn.
8 pm Dancing With the Stars (ABC) | Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts guest-judges for the first time, while the 10 remaining celebrities look back on the most memorable year of their lives.
9 pm Friends With Better Lives (CBS) | Series premiere: This comedy follows six twentysomethings who each think the others have it better, especially after one of their own gets engaged. Kevin Connolly (Entourage), James Van Der Beek (Don’t Trust the B— in Apartment 23), Brooklyn Decker (The League), Majandra Delfino (Roswell), Zoe Lister Jones (Whitney) and Rick Donald (Australian series House Husbands) star. (Watch a first look.)
9 pm Being Human (Syfy) | The roommates discover they are not the only ones having a hard time leaving the house.
9 pm The Tomorrow People (The CW) | Fed up with Jedikiah’s lies about his father, Stephen makes a choice about his alliances.
10 pm House of Food (MTV) | Series premiere: A group of young aspiring chefs with no formal culinary training are put under one roof, each competing for a coveted apprenticeship. (Think The Real World, except the contestants have talent.)
10 pm Intelligence (CBS) | Season finale: Gabriel and Riley are shocked to learn the identities of sleeper agents embedded in the U.S. government. (Not yet renewed; check status.)
10 pm Bates Motel (A&E) | Norman trusts Cody with a family secret, and Norma makes a deal with a mysterious man to help stop the bypass.
10:30 pm Chozen (FX) | Spring finale: Chozen confronts his past and goes head-to-head with Phantasm at the summer’s biggest music festival.
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