On TV this Monday: A new Bachelor begins his search for tabloid magazine covers love, Gotham has one crazy winter premiere, Sleepy Hollow is touched by an angel and @midnight fails to live up to its name. Here are 11 programs to keep on your radar.
Season 19 premiere, three hours: Once snubbed by Bachelorette Andi Dorfman, Chris “Prince Farming” Soules begins his own search for The One, culling from a record 30 (!) women. Also, for the first time ever, the premiere is (somewhat) live. What could go wrong?
Winter premiere: Gordon’s assignment at Arkham Asylum gets off to a rocky start after a guard is murdered, leading him to meet Dr. Leslie Thompkins (Homeland’s Morena Baccarin).
The Celebrity Apprentice
Time slot premiere: The teams work with technology company Neat and frozen food manufacturer Luvo — but one celebrity’s anxiety becomes too much to handle. (My money’s on a Real Housewife.)
2 Broke Girls
Winter premiere: A factory begins producing Max and Caroline’s cupcake T-shirts, but the girls soon become suspicious of the work conditions.
Mike & Molly
As she works on numerous drafts of her book, Molly begins to annoy Mike and the family.
Winter premiere: Reeling from their standoff vs. Moloch, Ichabod and Abbie meet an angel (Max Brown, Beauty and the Beast) they believe can help them. (Get scoop.)
Winter premiere: After Ralph’s computer game inadvert- ently reveals the location of a CIA safe house, Team Scorpion must help the boy through FBI questioning.
Sanchez is put under the microscope when his mother’s caregiver is found murdered; Rusty is forced to take on a reckless Jack (returning guest star Tom Berenger).
State of Affairs
Winter premiere: Sixty-five photos of U.S. landmarks suddenly surface, all featuring an Arabic symbol. As the team tries to track down the photographers, a college student breaks into the White House.
NCIS: Los Angeles
Winter premiere: While Callen is undercover in the mail room of an office building, it is taken over by terrorists — and Callen becomes a hostage.
Special time! For two weeks, the comedy game show kicks off 30 minutes early. (But @eleventhirty doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue.)