What to Watch Monday: 90210 Hits 100, Castle's Christmas, Hawaii Five-0's Sexy Secret and More

902-100On TV this Monday: 90210 shimmies its way to a milestone, Castle investigates Santa’s slay(ing), Blake Shelton heads up a Not-So-Family Christmas and Hawaii Five-0 is on model behavior when a Victoria’s Secret catwalker is in town. As a supplement to TVLine’s original features (linked within), here are 10 programs to keep on your radar.

PREVIEW | Bones Exclusive Video and Photos: Cyndi Lauper Returns for Twisty 150th Episode

8 pm 90210 (The CW) | In the series’ 100th episode (somewhere, Fringe winces), Naomi hosts a high-end charity lingerie show at the Playboy Mansion to gain entrée into the elite West Beverly alumni group – and Silver performs burlesque at said event. Speaking of buxom babes, Denise Richards (Two and a Half Men) and Carmen Electra (Baywatch) are on hand for the festivities.

8 pm How I Met Your Mother (CBS) | Robin is determined to get Barney back no matter what it takes; Ted fills in as Marvin’s nanny.

PREVIEW | Gossip Girl Sneak Peek: Serena and Dan Host a Dysfunctional Thanksgiving

9 pm The Mob Doctor (Fox) | Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs) guest-stars as a master thief who shows up in Chicago for a big heist but soon finds himself in Grace’s care and in need of emergency surgery.

9 pm Top Gear (BBC America) | In this first of four season-in-review episodes, the car-obsessed hosts travel to Italy to find the world’s best hatchback.

9 pm The Mayan Apocalypse 2012 (NatGeo) | As if one impending December deadline weren’t enough…

9 pm 2 Broke Girls (CBS) | Max and Caroline hire an intern (Saturday Night Live alum Abby Elliott) to do some undesirable tasks in preparation for opening their new cupcake shop.

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10 pm Castle (ABC) | At long last, the answer to Ask Ausiello’s Christmas-themed Castle quiz! A bearded fat man in a red suit falls from the sky in Central Park, so Castle and Beckett have to figure out who might’ve wanted this Kris Kringle dead. (Check out preview photos!)

10 pm Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) | A stalker goes after a Victoria’s Secret model (Behati Prinsloo), so Danny has to protect her. (Tough gig.) Rumer Willis (90210) and C. Thomas Howell (Southland) also guest-star.

10 pm Blake Shelton’s Not-So-Family Christmas (NBC) | The country crooner presides over a special full of holiday music, comedy bits and guest-stars (including fellow Voice coach Christina Aguilera, The Tonight Show‘s Jay Leno and Malibu Country‘s Reba).

10 pm Hotel Impossible (Travel) | Season 2 premiere: Anthony Melchiorri returns to help a new batch of struggling hotels pull themselves together.

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  1. Brandy says:

    GG,2Broke Girls,90210

  2. Andrea says:

    So excited for Castles Christmas episode!

  3. mia says:

    Castle, 2 Broke Girls and I think I’ll check out the Blake Shelton thing

  4. April says:


  5. Becks says:

    Bones and Castle Christmas!!!

  6. jayy008 says:

    I’m always happy to see old faces. But I’d like to be surprised by a face of a popular character in 9O21O’s 100th and not just Jasper and Emily.

  7. Eric says:

    What to watch with no Dancing With the Stars till March!!! Ready for the The Bachelor to start! In the meantime, The Voice it is, thank you Adam Levine, the only reason to watch, well him and Amanda Brown!

  8. Heather says:

    Oh… My Mondays are BAD:
    The Voice
    Gossip Girl
    Parenthood (Here in Canada it is on Mondays)
    Hawaii 5-0
    Plus Extreme Makeover Home Edition Speical!

  9. Blake says:

    HIMYM, 2 Broke Girls, Bones, and Castle!

  10. Linda says:

    Monday’s are so bad. Thank goodness for DVR! BONES, Castle, Hawaii 5-0

  11. Sarah says:

    Bones 150th episode. :)

  12. That 90210 plot, frankly, sounds idiotic. And I watch the show…

  13. Justin says:

    Bones, 2 Broke Girls and Hawaii 5-0 are on my list tonight.

  14. Prue says:

    90210, Gossip Girl (only two episodes left)

  15. L says:

    two broke girls
    mike and molly
    hawaiii 5-0

  16. Nicole says:

    Bones 150th episode
    2 broke girls
    Castle! Kate and Castle’s first Xmas as a couple.

  17. madbengalsfan85 says:


  18. Sykk says:

    And a sitcom based on School for Scoundrels with Barney Stinson as teacher for HIMYM’s spin-off

  19. ollie says:

    himym 2 broke girls and castle

  20. BenM says:

    HIMYM, Bones, Castle, &H5-0,

  21. xime says:

    HIMYM always!!!!!

  22. Vannesa says:

    Bones, Castle for sure. Dvr 90210, gossip girl & hawaii five-0.


  23. Templar says:

    Bones, quick shower, Mike & Molly, Castle, DVR Blake Shelton”s special.

  24. ChuckS says:

    The Mayan Apocalypse 2012 (sounds interesting)
    2 Broke Girls

  25. JP says:

    The Hot Hatchbacks ep of Top Gear was great fun! I’ll be tuned in to BBCA later, for Richard Hammond’s Crash Course — tonight, zookeeper, rattlesnake wangler.

  26. Martin says:

    Love 2 Broke Girls, in fact it is like my favourite show, but considering the trajectory in recent episodes, is anyone else worried they are forgetting the “BROKE” part of the title.

  27. Martin says:


    Hawaii 5-0

  28. Daisy says:

    Always like C. Thomas Howell in everything he does, so I’m definately gonna watch H50.

  29. Mari says:

    Caskett first Christmas together!

  30. nick1372 says:

    Excited for the first ever Castle Christmas episode!!!!

  31. Dave says:

    2 Broke Girls
    The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills

  32. Marie says:

    How I Met Your Morther. Can’t wait finally Barney and Robin getting back together. They are my favorite tv couple now.

  33. bobbie says:

    Bones, Mob Doctor, Gossip Girl, Castle