On TV this Monday: How I Met Your Mother hosts a heart-to-heart, Hart of Dixie meets the parents, PBS profiles President Clinton and more. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features, we’ve singled out nine programs to keep on your radar.
8 pm House (Fox) | House and his Ukrainian “wife” Dominika make a deal to convince Immigration that they are a happily married couple. Rena Sofer guest-stars. (See exclusive clip here, watch Ausiello and I discuss the series finale in the latest Spoiler Alert!)
8 pm How I Met Your Mother (CBS) | When Robin breaks up with Kevin, Ted confesses his feelings to her; Barney embarks on a mission to find something private of Marshall and Lily’s. (View photos.)
9 pm Alcatraz (Fox) | Madsen and Hauser hunt down a former Alcatraz inmate who is out to poison innocent victims. Meanwhile, more details emerge about Madsen’s grandfather.
9 pm The Lying Game (ABC Family) | As Emma searches for evidence that can help Ethan’s case, she clashes with Ted and Kristin; Sutton, encouraged by their time together in hiding, has her own plans for Ethan.
9 pm Clinton: American Experience (PBS) | This two-parter (concluding Tuesday at 8 ) examines “a presidency that would define the crucial and transformative period between the fall of the Berlin Wall and 9/11.”
9 pm Hart of Dixie (The CW) | When Lavon’s parents (Ghostbusters‘ Ernie Hudson and One Life to Live‘s Valerie Pettiford) visit Bluebell, Lavon thinks it’s the perfect opportunity to introduce them to Didi — but things don’t go according to plan; Lemon and George make a big decision about their future.
10 pm Castle (ABC) | Castle and Beckett, with CIA agent Sophie Turner (Jennifer Beals), race to find the “Linchpin” in order to stop the first domino in a chain of events that will plunge the United States into war. (Watch a video sneak peek.)
10 pm Lost Girl (Syfy) | Bo and Lauren’s search for the cure for a disease that’s killing Kenzi yields unexpected fruit.
10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | Five-0 investigates the murder of a man dressed as a Hawaiian NaKoa warrior found near the site of a historical war reenactment. Philadelphia Phillies outfielder/Hawaii native Shane “The Flyin’ Hawaiian” Victorino and Olympic speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno guest-star.
Which of the above is must-see for you? Also, hit Comments to offer your own tune-in suggestions.