On TV This Monday: The Castle premiere is fiery-hot stuff, NCIS: Los Angeles serves you a sub, The Big Bang Theory throws a pitch and Sleepy Hollow gets quite monstrous. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.
Castle and NCIS: LA Return, Big Bang Plays Ball and More
Dancing With the Stars
The 11 remaining pairs dance to songs from their favorite movies. Actor and comedian Kevin Hart (Think Like a Man) guest-judges.
iHeartRadio Music Festival
This two-night special begins with performances from Taylor Swift, Motley Crue, Coldplay, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and others, with special appearances from The CW cast members.
Detectives Bullock and Gordon investigate a child-trafficking ring that targets, among others, Selina Kyle. Meanwhile, Penguin begins to make his way back to Gotham, leaving a bloody trail behind him. (Watch a sneak peek.)
The Big Bang Theory
Howard gets nervous when NASA asks him to throw out the first pitch at an Angels game, while Sheldon argues that his and Amy’s relationship is better than Penny and Leonard’s. (A Season 7 episode airs at 8:30; Mom will now premiere Thursday, Oct. 30.)
Ichabod and Abbie try to rescue Katrina by reviving one of Benjamin Franklin’s Frankenstein-like monsters, a Kindred; Frank Irving faces trouble involving a past demon encounter.
The team is called when the Governor’s daughter is “bio-hacked” with a virus that gives her 24 hours to live — a case that becomes even more important for Walter after he receives a letter about his sister.
NCIS: Los Angeles
Season 6 premiere, new time slot: The team tries to locate Callen and Sam, who are trapped inside a submarine en route to a terrorist attack. (Read preview.)
Red faces the opportunity to take down a problematic bank, but Liz questions his intentions; Cooper’s team gets a new addition.
The Hispanic Heritage Awards
The 27th annual event, held at the Warner Theater in D.C., recognizes those who have had an impact on America over the past year. Honorees include Zoe Saldana and Bernie Williams.
NEXT MONDAY: The CW’s The Originals premieres and a Supernatural retrospective special airs.