On TV this Monday: So You Think You Can Dance goes live, ESPN hits one (or many) out of the park, VH1 honors the female pioneers of hip hop and Hunters comes to an end. Here are 10 programs to keep on your radar:
SYTYCD Top 10, Home Run Derby, Hip Hop Honors and More
Home Run Derby
Defending champ Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox and Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners are among this year’s longballers. (Get lineup.)
So You Think You Can Dance
The Top 10 juniors perform with all-star contestants as the show goes live — which means, yep, bedtime conflicts for the dancing rugrats!
American Ninja Warrior
Competitors from the Los Angeles qualifier conquer the City Finals course. Other obstacles include the Salmon Ladder, The Wedge and the Helix Hang.
Hip Hop Honors
This year’s “All Hail the Queens” event honors female trailblazers of the genre, including Queen Latifah, Missy Elliot, Salt-N-Pepa and Lil’ Kim.
Rizzoli & Isles
Jane and Maura turn to an old ghost story to solve a double murder; Angela persuades Frankie to stop avoiding Kent.
The Making of the Mob: Chicago
Season premiere: Local Irish gangsters take notice when Al Capone and Johnny Torrio begin bootlegging in the Windy City.
In an episode directed by Shiri Appleby, Chet gets behind Rachel after a traumatic experience. Plus, Darius makes a surprising decision.
Lauren and Rochelle push Abby towards getting an MRI so they can determine the cause of strange behaviors in D.C.; Luke navigates a deal with the Republicans.
Karen’s life is turned upside down by an unexpected visitor; Lucy complicates April and Marc’s relationship; Joss snaps prior to getting married.