On TV this Monday: Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo come to Dance, ABC gives mysterious Whispers a listen, Lifetime exposes UnREAL practices and a familiar twosome returns to Devious Maids. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar:
Devious Maids and SYTYCD Return, The Whispers and UnREAL Begin, 4 Finales and More
So You Think You Can Dance
Season 11 premiere: Dancers in Memphis and Dallas audition for returning judge Nigel Lythgoe and newbies Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo. Later, an exclusive interview with… Michelle Obama? (See photos.)
American Ninja Warrior
Meagan Martin returns as competitors tackle the Big Dipper, Stretch Hold and Floating Tile obstacles.
Season 3 premiere: Lives are forever altered after the shooting at Rosie and Spence’s wedding. Plus, a familiar couple returns! (See photo.)
RuPaul's Drag Race
Season 7 finale (90 minutes): The queens await word on who will be crowned America’s next drag superstar and Miss Congeniality. (Renewed!)
Season 11 finale: Stan suffers the side effects of unnecessarily prescribed seizure medication after lying about a texting-and-driving incident. (Renewed!)
The Lion's Mouth Opens
In this 30-minute documentary, young filmmaker Marianna Palka confronts her risk of developing Huntington’s Disease.
Series premiere: A staffer (Life Unexpected‘s Shiri Appleby) on a Bachelor-like series is tasked by her boss (Entourage‘s Constance Zimmer) with manipulating relationships between contestants to create on-screen drama. Arielle Kebbel (The Vampire Diaries), Ashley Scott (Jericho), Breeda Wool (Betas), Craig Bierko (Damages), Johanna Braddy (Greek), Josh Kelly (One Life to Live), Nathalie Kelley (Body of Proof) and Siobhan Williams (Black Box) also star.
Series premiere: A child specialist with the FBI (Lily Rabe, American Horror Story) investigates when an imaginary friend begins persuading children to commit dangerous acts. Barry Sloane (Revenge), Milo Venti- miglia (Gotham), Derek Webster (Revolution), Kristen Connolly (House of Cards), Kylie Rogers (Private Prac- tice), Kyle Harrison Breitkopf (Being Human) co-star.
TURN: Washington's Spies
In the penultimate episode of Season 2, Abe returns from prison with crucial intel as tensions escalate between Hewlett and Simcoe.
Series finale: Henry sees his plan paying off. Then in the 11 pm season finale of the not-yet-renewed companion series Banana, Vanessa comes to terms with her past.